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Elena of Avalor Season 2

Disney’s “Elena of Avalor” Renewed for Second Season

by Ed Liuon August 11, 2016
ELENA OF AVALOR CONTINUES HER REIGN INTO SEASON TWO ON DISNEY CHANNEL AND DISNEY JUNIOR A second season of the animated series “Elena of Avalor,” a story inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore, has been greenlit into production after its notable premiere on Disney Channel and Disney Junior last month. The Princess Elena character […]
Elena of Avalor

Toonzone Interviews Composer Tony Morales on Working on “Elena of Avalor”

by Christopher Glennonon July 20, 2016
Emmy nominated composer Tony Morales began his career as staff composer within the commercial music division of Hans Zimmer’s Media Ventures in 1998.  He has he has gone on to compose numerous scores for film and television including the 2015 Netflix series Bloodline (co-composed with Edward Rogers), In Your Eyes (written by Joss Whedon), the short […]

Elena of Avalor

NY Times on Disney’s Gambles on Latina Princess “Elena of Avalor”

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2016
The New York Times has taken a look at Disney’s new TV show Elena of Avalor, where the title character will be the first Latina Disney Princess. The article is a good capsule summary of the show’s genesis and the challenges it faces as both the latest entry in the ideologically fraught “Disney Princess” line […]
Elena of Avalor

New Latin Disney Princess Elena of Avalor Coming in 2016 to Disney Jr.

by Ed Liuon January 29, 2015
A DISNEY PRINCESS INSPIRED BY LATIN CULTURES, “ELENA OF AVALOR,” WILL BE INTRODUCED IN 2016 ON DISNEY JUNIOR CHANNELS AND PROGRAMMING BLOCKS AROUND THE WORLD Princess Elena of Avalor, a confident and compassionate teenager in an enchanted fairytale kingdom inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore, will be introduced in a special episode of Disney […]

"Beauty and the Beast" Diamond Edition: Beauty of a Movie, Beastly Bugs in Bonuses

by Ed Liuon October 8, 2010
One of the near-universal fairy tales is “Beauty and the Beast,” with the same basic story being told with variations in almost every major culture in the world. The earliest reference to a tale like “Beauty and the Beast” is a second-century Roman text by Lucius Apuleius, but it is based on an even earlier […]

"Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams" Sure to Please Target Audience

by Ed Liuon October 28, 2007
To say that Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams is better than it needed to be may sound like damning with faint praise, but it’s really meant as a commentary on the runaway success of the “Disney Princess” franchise. Anybody who has visited a major department store recently has seen a small explosion of […]