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Disney Planning "Phineas and Ferb" Feature

Walt Disney is developing a feature film based on its Disney Channel franchise Phineas and Ferb, Deadline Hollywood reports. The plans apparently call for a live-action/animation hybrid. It is not clear from the news article whether the project, which was announced by the Disney Channel’s Gary Marsh, would be released on a theatrical or television […]

"Walt and El Grupo": Buy It for the Bonus

Walt Disney of Kansas City made vulgar entertainments, and I mean “vulgar” in the best possible way. Everything he touched—the sacred, the profane, the mundane, the magical—he turned into the same mix of Kansas barnyard humor, Kansas classroom respectability, Kansas Sunday school piety, and Kansas nursery sentimentality. But everything vulgar is potent, too; the best […]

"Fantasia": Animation Fantastique

The Walt Disney quote on the packaging is truth in advertising: Fantasia is timeless. Seventy years after its debut in 1940, no production has brought animation and truly great music together in such a perfect synthesis. Fantasia was an experimental project of the best sort, an earnest attempt by Walt Disney and his company to […]

"Tangled": It's Everything I Hoped 'The Princess And The Frog' Would Be!

The best way I can describe Walt Disney Feature Animation’s Tangled, its fiftieth animated feature, is to say it’s everything I’d hoped The Princess and the Frog would be. While The Princess and the Frog often seemed at times like it was trying too hard to be a film from the Disney Renaissance, Tangled actually […]

Disney: No More Animated Fairy Tale Animated Features (UPDATED with Disney Response)

The Los Angeles Times reports that after this Wednesday’s release of Tangled, the Walt Disney Corporation will not be producing any new films based on fairy-tales “for the foreseeable future.” The move is the latest in a series of decisions ranging from the cancellation of The Snow Queen and Jack and the Beanstalk feature films […]

"Cars 2" First Trailer Video Released

Disney/Pixar has released the first trailer to Cars 2: Owen Wilson and Larry the Cable Guy will return in Cars 2 as Lightning McQueen and Tow Mater, respectively. The movie is scheduled for release on June 24, 2011. Check out Toonzone News’ earlier coverage of Cars 2.

Disney Junior Comes to Disney Channel in February 2011

Disney has set a launch window of February 2011 for their new Disney Junior programming block on the Disney Channel, which will also be their new multi-platform brand for children aged 2-7 and their families. Along with old Playhouse Disney favorites like Special Agent Oso, Handy Manny, and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, the block will premiere […]

Disney's Phineas & Ferb to Get Talk Show Debuting on December 3, 2010

Disney has announced that their animated sitcom stars Phineas and Ferb will be getting their own talk show titled Take Two with Phineas and Ferb. The animated/live-action hybrid show will premiere on December 3, 2010, from 9:00 – 9:15 PM (Eastern/Pacific) on the Disney Channel. The show has already begun booking real-life “A-list” talent to […]

"Toy Story 3" Virtual Roundtable - Screenwriter Michael Arndt

In the run-up to the release of Toy Story 3 on DVD and Blu-ray disc, Toonzone News was able to sit in on a virtual roundtable with screenwriter Michael Arndt. Arndt made a big splash for his Academy Award-winning screenplay for Little Miss Sunshine, although he had been hired by Pixar Animation Studios while that […]

"Toy Story 3" Virtual Roundtable - Director Lee Unkrich & Producer Darla K. Anderson

In the run-up to the release of Toy Story 3 on DVD and Blu-ray disc, Toonzone News was able to sit in on a virtual roundtable with the movie’s director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson. Both are longtime veterans of Pixar Animation Studios, with Anderson joining the studio in 1993 and Unkrich joining […]

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