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PR: Disney•Pixar’s “Monsters University” Enrolls Top Talent

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2013
DISNEY•PIXAR’S “MONSTERS UNIVERSITY” ENROLLS TOP TALENT Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina, Dave Foley, Sean P. Hayes and More Join Billy Crystal, John Goodman and Steve Buscemi in a Remarkable Roster of Monster Voices BURBANK, Calif. (April 17, 2013) — Disney•Pixar’s “Monsters University” welcomes some of Hollywood’s top stars to its roster of voice talent for this […]
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PR: Nintendo’s Third-Party Partners Rolling Out Wii U Games

by Grant Whiteon April 11, 2013
Nintendo Systems Offer Something for Everyone, Highlighted by Splinter Cell Blacklist from Ubisoft and Exclusive Planes Franchise from Disney Interactive REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo’s third-party partners are bringing an impressive array of great games to the Wii U™ home console, including new games and exclusive information from Disney and Ubisoft®. “Disney, Ubisoft and our other third-party partners have a great lineup of exclusive […]

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Star Wars 1313 Gets Zapped By Death Star Disney

by Alex Beanon April 3, 2013
Disney’s $4 billion purchase of George Lucas’ empire last year claimed another victim as Disney has decided to shut down the video game making arm of LucasArts to focus solely on licensing. This means the death – and unlikely revival – of upcoming shooter game “Star Wars 1313” which was expected to be released later […]
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NY Times on Disney Junior’s Pre-School Challenge to Nickelodeon

by Ed Liuon April 3, 2013
The New York Times has examined the rapid successes of Disney’s entries into the pre-school market, presenting a major challenge to Nickelodeon’s traditional dominance in that demographic. Within a year of the launch of Disney Junior as a programming block and a separate cable TV network, Disney has taken the top 3 pre-school programs while […]

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New Sneak Peek Video Clip Released from “Disney’s Planes”

by Ed Liuon April 2, 2013
Walt Disney Feature Animation has released a new sneak peek clip from Disney’s Planes, the upcoming spin-off from Disney•Pixar’s Cars that stars Dane Cook as Dusty, a plane dreaming of competing as a high-flying air racer. OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: From above the world of “Cars” comes “Disney’s Planes,” an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure featuring Dusty […]
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PR: “Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory” to Dive into Theaters November 25, 2015

by Ed Liuon April 2, 2013
STILL SWIMMING! Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory” to Dive into Theaters November 25, 2015 Ellen DeGeneres, the Voice of the Beloved Blue Tang Fish in 2003’s “Finding Nemo,” Shares Plans for the All-New Big-Screen Adventure BURBANK, Calif. (April 2, 2013) – When Dory said “just keep swimming” in 2003’s Oscar®-winning film “Finding Nemo,” she could not have […]

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PR: Disney Channel Orders Animated Comedy Adventure Series “Star and the Forces of Evil”

by Ed Liuon March 8, 2013
DISNEY CHANNEL ORDERS ANIMATED COMEDY ADVENTURE SERIES STAR AND THE FORCES OF EVIL, CREATED BY 2009 CALARTS GRADUATE DARON NEFCY Eden Sher, Star of ABC’s The Middle, to Voice Lead Role of Magical Teen Princess Disney Channel has ordered “Star and the Forces of Evil” (working title), an animated comedy adventure about a fun-loving magical […]
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PR: Dane Cook Tapped to Voice Dusty in “Disney’s Planes”

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2013
DANE COOK TAPPED TO VOICE DUSTY IN DISNEY’S PLANES High-Flying Animated Comedy Adventure Soars into Theaters August 9, 2013 BURBANK, Calif. (February 28, 2013) – Dane Cook has been tapped to voice the lead character Dusty, a plane with high hopes in “Disney’s Planes.” Inspired by the world of “Cars” and directed by Disneytoon Studios […]

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Disney Announces “My Neighbor Totoro,” “Howl’s Moving Castle” Blu-rays Coming May 21, 2013

by Ed Liuon February 26, 2013
Walt Disney Home Entertainment has announced that Blu-ray combo-pack releases of Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbor Totoro and Howl’s Moving Castle are available now for pre-order with a release date set of May 21, 2013. Bonus features for both releases look identical to the earlier DVD releases, with no new bonus features shown at this time. […]
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“Brave” Wins Best Animated Feature Oscar, “Paperman” Wins Best Animated Short

by Ed Liuon February 24, 2013
The Walt Disney Company won big in the animated sector of the 55th Academy Awards, with Disney/Pixar’s Brave taking the Best Animated Feature Academy Award and Disney’s short “Paperman” winning the Best Animated Short Oscar. Co-directors Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman accepted the award for Brave, marking the first Oscar win for each and the […]