At San Diego Comic-Con International 2012, Walt Disney Feature Animation released the following new trailer for Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, which pays homage to the classic horror films that inspired Burton’s film: Frankenweenie will be in theaters on October 5, 2012. For more details, visit the Frankenweenie Facebook page.
The New York Times reports that unauthorized versions of copyrighted Walt Disney Company characters appeared on North Korean state-run television on Monday. Costumed versions of Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Tigger, and other Disney characters were seen dancing in front of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, with occasional clips from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs […]
Walt Disney Feature Animation has released a new trailer for Frankenweenie, the stop-motion animated film by Tim Burton remaking his original 1984 short film about a boy who faces unintended consequences after he brings his beloved dog back to life through a science experiment. Frankenweenie is scheduled for release on October 5, 2012.
Disney/Pixar’s Brave led the box office in its debut weekend with an estimated $66.7 million in ticket sales, bringing it on par with 2008’s WALL-E (which went on to a $521 million take worldwide). In second place was DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, with an estimated $20 million in ticket sales for a […]
Recently, Pixar President Ed Catmull was quoted as saying Disney Feature Animation would not be doing fairy-tale movies, to the outcry of many fans of Disney and animation everywhere. After watching Pixar’s Brave, I have to wonder whether Catmull’s directive was to avoid showing Disney up at their own game. Brave is a very well-done, […]
Disney/Pixar has released four different teaser trailers for Monsters University, the prequel to 2001’s Monsters Inc. that visits Sully and Mike Wazowski in college to learn how the two became best buddies. Click on any of the screenshots below to view full-size: OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (In Disney Digital 3D™) DISNEY•PIXAR Like us on Facebook: […]
Walt Disney Pictures has released a new trailer for Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings, the new direct-to-video animated feature film in the “Disney Fairies” series slated for release on October 23, 2012, on DVD, Blu-ray, and Blu-ray 3D. The new trailer also reveals the secret of the new fairy character Periwinkle (voiced by Lucy […]
HEIGH-HO, HEIGH-HO…IT’S OFF TO SERIES WE GO! DISNEY TELEVISION ANIMATION HAS BEGUN PRODUCTION ON “THE 7D,” A COMEDIC CONTEMPORARY TAKE ON THE TIMELESS SEVEN DWARFS, FOR DISNEY JUNIOR Accessing a classic fairytale and finding new ways to bring it to audiences, Disney Television Animation has begun production on the new animated series “The 7D,” a […]
My first assessments of Disney’s Phineas and Ferb weren’t terribly kind. However, I am quite happy to say that the show grew and evolved into a genuine favorite over time, although I’m honestly not sure how much is because the show honed its formula and its delivery, and how much is because I finally twigged […]
TZN: Phineas and Ferb is very funny, but it’s also always about kids getting up and outside and learning and also being creative. How important was that when you created the show, to be both funny, hilarious, and to have lots of slapstick but to also have a positive message? DAN POVENMIRE: Well, we wanted […]