Posts Tagged ‘disney’

Avatar Land Coming To Walt Disney World

by Alex Beanon October 14, 2013
Two years ago, Disney announced a deal to bring a themed park to life based on James Cameron’s hit movie “Avatar” and that appears to finally be coming to fruition with the recent announcement of Avatar Land coming to Walt Disney World in 2017…

“Angry Birds” Movie Gets Directors

by Alex Beanon October 10, 2013
The popular mobile phone video game Angry Birds [which recently released a Star Wars-themed version of the game] has not one, but two directors for its upcoming animated 3D movie. Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly will share first-time directing duties for the film. Kaytis comes from Disney where he worked on Tangled, Wreck-It Ralph, and […]


Disney to Shut Down Pixar Canada Studio

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2013
Variety reports that the Walt Disney Company will be shutting down its branch of Pixar Animation Studios based out of Vancouver, Canada, focusing its animation efforts solely in the main Pixar campus in Emeryville, CA. The studio was originally able to take advantage of tax incentives offered in Vancouver, and the shuttering of the studio […]

“Star Wars Rebels” Teaser Trailer Premieres on Disney XD

by Todd DuBoison October 7, 2013
The very first promotional video for Lucasfilm Animation’s Star Wars Rebels premiered this evening on Disney XD and has also been posted on The sixteen-second video depicts an Imperial Star Destroyer looming over a planet as a narrator speaks: “To battle the Empire a Rebel Alliance will form, the Jedi will rise, and you […]


CLIP: New “Ultimate Spider-Man” Halloween Special Clip, Premiering October 5, 2013

by Ed Liuon October 5, 2013
Marvel has released a third video clip from the Ultimate Spider-Man Halloween Special, a one-hour special event scheduled to premiere on October 5, 2013, at 9:00 PM (8:00 PM Central) on Disney XD. The episode features Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally, Teen Beach Movie) as Jack Russell aka Werewolf by Night; Terry Crews (The Expendables one […]

Numbers Looking Good For Animation Networks

by Alex Beanon October 4, 2013
As the Magic 8-Ball might say – all signs point to “yes!” – when deciphering the recent viewership numerals for the six major networks showing animation as either their primary programming or a sizable chunk. According to census figures, children ages 2-11 make up 39.3 million of the American population and Disney leads the way, […]


CLIP: New “Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.” Guest Starring Thor on October 6, 2013

by Ed Liuon October 4, 2013
Marvel Entertainment has released a new clip from Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., set to premiere on Sunday, October 6, 2013, at a special time of 7:00 PM (8:00 PM Central) on Disney XD. OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS BIG HEROES! BIG VILLAINS! AND BIGGER ADVENTURES…this week Share Your Universe with Thor as he joins the Hulks […]

Review: “The Little Mermaid” Diamond Edition – Everything You May or May Not Have Loved, Now in High-Def.

by Weathermanon October 4, 2013
So, Disney has re-released The Little Mermaid, this time on Blu-Ray. It looks gorgeous, from a technical standpoint at least. However, this is the part that will probably get me a lot of angry letters: it’s a great presentation of a very average movie. *braces for the torches and pitchforks* Everyone had their shot? *ducks* […]


CLIP: The Howling Commandos Join “Ultimate Spider-Man” for Halloween on October 5, 2013 (UPDATED with Clip #2)

by Ed Liuon October 2, 2013
Marvel Entertainment has released the following video clip from the upcoming Halloween episode of Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man, set to premiere on Disney Channel on Saturday, October 5, 2013, at 9:00 PM (8:00 PM Central): OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: BIG HEROES! BIG VILLAINS! AND BIGGER ADVENTURES…this week Share Your Universe with a brand new Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man Halloween […]
Disney's Planes

PR: “Disney’s Planes” Blu-ray Combo Pack Coming on November 19, 2013

by Ed Liuon September 30, 2013
The High-Flying Adventure About Dreams Taking Flight Lands on Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital HD and On-Demand on November 19, 2013, Just in Time for the Gift-Giving Holiday Season Burbank, Calif., September 27, 2013 – Disney’s heartwarming family comedy, “PLANES,” revved up with high-flying action and adventure, lands in homes and mass retailers nationwide on November 19th. […]