Posts Tagged ‘finding dory’

D23 2015 News Roundup: “Riley’s First Date?”, “The Good Dinosaur,” “Moana,” Finding Dory,” “Gigantic,” “Coco,” & More

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2015
SECRETS REVEALED! JOHN LASSETER WELCOMES FILMMAKERS, VOICE TALENT TO D23 EXPO 2015 STAGE TO REVEAL EXCITING NEW DETAILS ABOUT UPCOMING SLATE FROM WALT DISNEY AND PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 14, 2015) – Filmmakers from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios introduced D23 EXPO 2015 fans to an array of new stories and characters—from […]

Finding Dory Adds Elba And West

by Alex Beanon September 11, 2014
Pixar’s long awaited “Finding Nemo” sequel “Finding Dory” has reportedly added two actors to its voice cast in Dominic West [“The Wire”] and Idris Elba [who also voices Shere Khan in the upcoming “Jungle Book” reboot]. Roles for both actors have not yet been announced. “Finding Dory” is currently scheduled to be released on June […]


Finding Dory Adds Co-Director

by Alex Beanon June 11, 2014
There will be two directors for the upcoming “Finding Dory” sequel film to “Finding Nemo” – Andrew Stanton will be one director and Angus MacLane will be the other director. Joining Stanton on the project will be MacLane, who was the directing animator on 2008’s “WALL-E” for Pixar and more recently, was the director for […]

Disney Moves “Maleficent” Closer, But “Dinosaur” And “Dory” Farther Away

by Alex Beanon September 19, 2013
With the possibility of trying to lure people into the cinema during 2014 World Cup in Brazil and competing against sequels from entrenched franchises Transformers and Fast & Furious, Disney has decided instead to move Maleficent – its film about the villain from Sleeping Beauty and starring Angelina Jolie – back to a May 30, […]


Disney Goes Two For Two At D23

by Alex Beanon August 12, 2013
Disney announced two new animated movies in the works as well as news for two more sequels to existing animated movie franchises at their D23 Expo in Anaheim. First up, the two new flicks – “Zootopia” with “Toy Story”’s Brad Lasseter at the helm, a buddy action film which he envisions as a Mr. Toad-like […]

Pixar President Ed Catmull on Sequels and Grooming New Talent

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2013 has spoken with Pixar President Ed Catmull, who stated the studio’s strategy of releasing “one and a half” films per year, with one original film per year and a follow-up to an earlier film every other year (including the upcoming Finding Dory, the sequel to Finding Nemo). While Pixar’s first 10 films were all […]


Disney Announces Animated Feature Schedule Through 2018

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2013
Walt Disney Feature Animation has announced its slate of movies scheduled through 2018, adding 8 new films to the 6 already announced: Monsters University – Pixar (June 21, 2013) Frozen – Walt Disney Animation (November 27, 2013) The Good Dinosaur – Pixar (May 30, 2014) Big Hero 6 – Walt Disney Animation/Marvel (November 7, 2014) […]

Dory Gets Her Own Flick

by Alex Beanon April 2, 2013
Ever since showing up solo in “Finding Nemo”, director Andrew Stanton wondered to himself, why was she alone? Now he will answer that question for himself and the rest of us in a sequel film titled “Finding Dory” that focuses on Dory and will have Ellen DeGeneres reprising her voice role for the blue tang […]

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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 […]