Tag Archives: Disney

Incredibles Animated Sequel

incredibles_2Dis­ney CEO Bob Iger con­firmed to the Dis­ney share­holder meet­ing that Pixar is actively work­ing on a sequel to their 2004 hit film The Incred­i­bles. While very lit­tle other infor­ma­tion was released, Iger did state the orig­i­nal direc­tor Brad Bird was work­ing on the script for The Incred­i­bles 2. Iger also men­tioned the stu­dio is in work on a sec­ond sequel to Cars, Cars 3.

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Live Action Chip ‘n Dale

rescue_rangersDis­ney is mov­ing ahead with a live-action movie based on the ani­mated series Chip ‘n Dale Res­cue Rangers accord­ing to the Hol­ly­wood Reporter. The orig­i­nal series, which ran 65 episodes in 1989–1990, was pro­duced by Tad Stones and Alan Zaslove. The new movie is to be a hybrid live-action film with ani­mated char­ac­ters, and will be pro­duced through Man­dev­ille Films.

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Frozen And Mr. Hublot Win Gold Man

Frozen_4As expected, Disney’s Frozen won the Best Ani­mated Film Oscar at tonight’s Acad­emy Awards cer­e­mony. The film, which is near­ing one bil­lion dol­lars in total box office, beat out four other films to take the honor. This is The Walt Dis­ney Studio’s first win of the Best Ani­mated Fea­ture award since its intro­duc­tion in 2002.

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Annie Awards Animation Winners Frozen Over

Annie Awards Statue

Annie Awards Statue

Last night saw Dis­ney freeze out most of the com­pe­ti­tion when the best and most cre­ative in ani­ma­tion met at UCLA’s Royce Hall for the 41st Annual Annie Awards. Spon­sored by ASIFA Hol­ly­wood, the awards rec­og­nize great works in tele­vi­sion, the­atri­cal film and games. This years awards were hosted by voice actor Tom Warburton.

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Maleficent Dream Trailer

MaleficentDis­ney pre­miered a new trailer for Malef­i­cent, the live-action adap­tion of the Dis­ney ver­sion of Sleep­ing Beauty. We see a lot more of Angelina Jolie as Malef­i­cent, and it is impres­sive. The new look at the film was first shown as an ad dur­ing Sun­day night’s Grammy awards show. The first look trailer was pretty hard to judge the film by; this new trailer seems give a lot bet­ter look at what to expect from this new film.

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Paperman Director Lands At Paramount

JohnKahrsThe Oscar-winning direc­tor of Disney’s  Paper­man- John Kahrs– has turned up across the street at Para­mount for his next project. Kahrs’ Oscar last year for the Dis­ney ani­mated short was the stu­dios first win in that divi­sion in the  since 1969’s It’s Tough To Be A Bird. His new project will be Shedd, a fea­ture film with no release date yet set.

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Frozen Wins Best Produced

Frozen_4As it steam­rolls it’s way toward February’s Oscars, Frozen wins another award, this one for Pro­ducer Peter Del Vecho. The 25th Annual Pro­duc­ers Guild Awards were awarded last night at the Bev­erly Hilton hotel in Bev­erly Hills. In an non-animated stun­ner, this years com­pe­ti­tion fea­tured the first tie for the top film prize in the PGAs’ 25-year his­tory. Live-action films Grav­ity and 12 Years A Slave shared the Dar­ryl F. Zanuck Award for Out­stand­ing Pro­ducer of The­atri­cal Motion Pictures.

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Disney Frozen To Great White Way

Frozen_4The day after Frozen pulled in the Golden Globe for Best Ani­mated Fea­ture, Dis­ney The­atri­cal Prods. has con­firmed that the film is being updated for a pos­si­ble Broad­way pro­duc­tion. The film, which earned over $97 mil­lion after its first five days in wide release, has been the biggest hit for Dis­ney in decades. Frozen would not be the first Dis­ney film to be adapted for stage, it would fol­low such the­atri­cal hits as High School Musical,  Mary Pop­pins, The Lit­tle Mer­maid and The Lion King.

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All Disney Animated Films On One Long List

Walt_Disney_DwarfsThank you all for your inter­est in our List of Dis­ney ani­mated films. While pro­duc­ing the list with one page for each film gave us the oppor­tu­nity to add a lot of facts and Dis­ney trivia, it made it hard for those look­ing for a sim­ple list of the films to get through. Thanks for let­ting us know, and we heard you. So we have cre­ated a sim­ple, one-page Dis­ney Car­toon Canon Index.

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Disney Acts To Freeze Out Competition

frozen_landDis­ney has seen more than one copy-cat com­pany try and piggy-back on their suc­cesses over the years. In a flash-back to the pop­u­lar films of the 1990’s– and the Golden Films rip-offs of those films– Dis­ney is alleg­ing in a law­suit that Carpe Diem Films’ The Leg­end of Sar­ila is attempt­ing to just that in its video release.

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