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"Winnie the Pooh" Friendship Edition DVD Coming June 19

by Ed Liuon June 13, 2007
Disney has announced details of the Winnie the Pooh Friendship Edition DVD, scheduled for release on June 19, 2007. The disc will contain many of the earliest Pooh short films, numerous behind-the-scenes featurettes, and the first episode of the My Friends Tigger and Pooh TV series. The disc will retail for $29.99. Read the full […]

Pixar’s "Up" Scheduled for 2009

by Ed Liuon June 13, 2007
Variety is reporting that Pixar Animation Studios is scheduling a new film for release in 2009. Titled Up, the movie will be about “a 70-year-old man who teams with a wilderness ranger to fight beasts and villains.” Monsters Inc’s Pete Docter was named as the director, with Bob Peterson writing and co-directing. The article also […]

Disney Teams with Bollywood for Animated Musicals

by Ed Liuon June 13, 2007
Disney has signed a deal with Bollywood film company Yash Raj Films to create animated movies featuring the voices of several top Indian film stars. The films will be in Hindi, but Disney Studios chairman Dick Cook stated that they would be, “culturally relevant for the whole world.” The first film is tentatively titled Roadside […]

Getting the Kitchen Craft Right in "Ratatouille"

by Ed Liuon June 13, 2007
The New York Times‘ Dining and Wine section has taken a look behind the scenes at Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille (registration required), detailing how the crew of the movie were compelled to observe and eat at many fine French restaurants and work with French Laundry chef Thomas Keller to get the food preparation right for the movie. […]

Jason Hall on "Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures"

by Ed Liuon June 13, 2007
Writer Jason Hall was interviewed by Comicon.com’s PULSE News about his contributions to the recent Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures comic books published by Dark Horse and based on the animated series that aired on Cartoon Network. Hall discusses his favorite things about the comics and how his stories borrow from other Star Wars comics […]

PR: "Winnie the Pooh: The Friendship Edition DVD" Bouncing to DVD on June 19

by Ed Liuon June 11, 2007
A Disney Classic The Perfect First Film for Every Child The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: The Friendship Edition DVD Bouncing to DVD on June 19 Stuffed with The Classic Trio of “Winnie the Pooh” Stories BURBANK, Calif., May 1, 2007 -Celebrate the never-ending friendship that has delighted generations as Walt Disney Home Entertainment […]

NY Times on "Star Wars" Episode of "Robot Chicken"

by Ed Liuon June 4, 2007
The New York Times has gone behind the scenes of the upcoming Star Wars episode of Robot Chicken (registration required), which gathered a surprising amount of support from Lucasfilm and George Lucas himself. The article goes into how the creators’ appreciation of the Star Wars films and a Robot Chicken segment ultimately led to a […]

"Justice League Unlimited" Premieres on Boomerang on June 3

by Ed Liuon June 2, 2007
Justice League Unlimited will make its debut on Turner Broadcasting System’s Boomerang channel on Sunday, June 3, 2007, at its regular timeslot at 11:00 PM (Eastern Time). Read the full press release here.

PR: Justice League Unlimited to Premiere on Boomerang Sunday, June 3

by Ed Liuon June 1, 2007
Bigger and Bolder: Justice League Unlimited to Premiere on Boomerang Starting Sunday, June 3 Dozens of New Heroes Join Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman in Series Based on Classic Justice League Comic In the high-action series Justice League Unlimited, the world’s greatest superheroes, led by Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Green Lantern, enlist some […]

Springfield, MN Drops Out of "Simpsons" Movie Promotion Contest

by Ed Liuon May 31, 2007
The town of Springfield, MN, has dropped out of a contest to select the state where The Simpsons‘ fictional town of Springfield will be set. City Manager Mac Tilberg was quoted in St. Paul’s Pioneer Press as saying, “We couldn’t find any interest in town that would spearhead the project,” and added that his town […]