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Disney Sets 2016 Release Dates for "Zootopia" and "Moana"

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Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced release dates for their next two animated feature films. Zootopia will be released on March 4, 2016; the movie will be directed by Byron Howard (Tangled) and will center on a fast-talking fox framed for a crime he didn’t commit. Moana will be released on November 23, 2016; co-directed […]

George Lucas Animated Musical "Strange Magic" Coming on January 23, 2014

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“Strange Magic,” a new animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd., will be released by Touchstone Pictures on January 23, 2015. “Strange Magic” is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and […]

"Big Hero 6" Conquers Box Office with $56.2M in Ticket Sales for Debut Weekend

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Disney’s Big Hero 6 won the box office race in its premiere weekend, selling $56.21M in tickets (estimated) to beat out Paramount’s science fiction epic Interstellar, whose second place finish meant $47.51M in ticket sales. The strong opening weekend handily beat out Wreck-It Ralph‘s $49M premiere from 2012, although it’s short of the $67M opening […]

Review: Disney Charms and Thrills With "Big Hero 6"

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Big Hero 6 might be the first time Walt Disney Animation Studios has handled a property from Marvel Comics, but there’s no question that the studio has taken the concept and made it its own, just as it has independently gone its own way when adapting the fairy tales and literature of yore. The movie’s […]

Roger Howarth Joins The Flash

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Actor Roger Howarth [“General Hospital”] has joined the cast of “The Flash”, playing the role of Mason Bridge, a reporter for the Central City Picture News who eventually begins investigating The Flash’s mentor. The Bridge character is based on the character of Mason Trollbridge from the Flash comic book series. “Things You Can’t Outrun” – […]

Sharknado 3 Going Washington D.C. And Florida

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After chomping their way through Los Angeles and New York, the storm-strewn sharks of the past two “Sharknado” television films on the SyFy channel have now moved on to the nation’s capital and Florida – as well as much of the East Coast between the two locations for “Sharknado 3”. “Sharknado 3” is expected to […]

Bella Thorne Joins Underdogs

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Actress Bella Thorne [“Shake It Up”] is joining the voice cast of the upcoming animated feature film “Underdogs” about a foosball table team coming to life. Thorne will voice the role of the young version of the love interest Laura [whose older versions are voiced by Ariana Grande and Katie Holmes]. “Underdogs” is currently scheduled […]

Arrow Adds Brick

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The newest villain to be added to the CW’s comic book-themed drama series “Arrow” is Danny “Brick” Brickwell, to be played by former English professional soccer player, Vinnie Jones [“X-Men: The Last Stand”]. Jones’ Brick character is notorious for his seemingly impermeable skin – good for deflecting arrows – and will make life difficult for […]

NYCC 2014: Vanessa Marshall on Hera and "Star Wars Rebels"

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NY Comic Con was once again the host of a panel focused on Star Wars Rebels this year, and this event was rather unique in that it treated the massive and full room at Empire Stage to extensive commentary from a single guest: voice actress Vanessa Marshall, the voice of Hera Syndulla, the Twi’lek pilot […]

Flutterbye Fairies Really Fly!

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Chicago-based Calabash Animation joined hands with Spinmaster to produce “The Magic is Brighter” – a 30-second CG/live-action hybrid that promotes Spinmaster’s new toy, the Flutterbye Fairy…

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