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“Finding Dory” Breaks Records with $136M Opening Weekend

by Ed Liuon June 20, 2016
Disney/Pixar’s Finding Dory conquered the box office in its premiere weekend, taking in an estimated $136.1 million in ticket sales domestically, dwarfing its nearest competition (Warner Bros. comedy Central Intelligence starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Kevin Hart, which took in an estimated $34.5 million). The total broke several box office records for an animated […]
The Ultimate Pixar Easter Egg: Hank The Octopus

The Ultimate Pixar Easter Egg: Hank The Octopus

by Peter Paltridgeon April 1, 2016
Normally we don’t report on April Fools pranks here at TZ (except when we do it twice, like now) but this was just too good not to share. Pixar is known for hiding easter eggs in its films. If you look closely, you can find the Pizza Planet truck somewhere in the background (or foreground, […]

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Pixar Reveals Two Supporting Characters From Finding Dory

by Peter Paltridgeon December 30, 2015
Today Pixar gave Entertainment Weekly the scoop on two characters that will be helping Dory locate her family in the Finding Nemo sequel Finding Dory, opening in theaters next summer. That’s them up there — two whales that act like dysfunctional siblings even though they’re clearly different species. Modern Family’s Ty Burrell plays Bailey, a […]

Pixar Releases First Trailer For Finding Dory

Pixar Releases First Trailer For Finding Dory

by Peter Paltridgeon November 10, 2015
Pixar has mostly struck gold with original films, but has had trouble in recent years with sequels. Cars 2 and Monsters University weren’t very popular with critics or Pixar die-hards. Maybe Finding Dory can reverse that troublesome trend. Director Andrew Stanton, who was behind the original Finding Nemo, is aware how risky sequels can be […]
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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 […]

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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 […]
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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 […]

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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, […]
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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 […]