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Disney/Pixar Announces New Original Film ‘Soul’ from ‘Inside Out’ Director Pete Docter

Disney and Pixar announced today that a second original film from the legendary animation studio will be released in 2020. Soul, directed by two-time Academy Award winner Pete Docter (Up, Inside Out) and produced by Academy Award nominee Dana Murray (Lou), will be released in theatres on June 19, 2020. This follows the March premiere of ...

‘Toy Story 4’ Film Review

Like the other three Toy Story movies, Toy Story 4 revolves around the themes of purpose and belonging.  As major drivers for the whole franchise, these themes poetically go hand in hand with the notions of growing up and moving on.  What better way to exemplify these very pertinent feelings than with the personification of ...

Disney Showcases ‘Chip ‘n’ Dale’ Reboot, New ‘Monsters at Work’ Details, and More

Disney returned to the Annecy Intl. Animation Festival this year, and announced a reboot of one of its classic animated series, shared updates on several others and continued to state its commitment to quality content creation in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The presentation began with Monsters at Work, the upcoming series based on the popular Monsters, ...

Disney Announces 2019 D23 Expo Schedule, Featuring Marvel, Star Wars, Disney+, and More

Disney's star studded fan convention has officially unveiled its schedule. Thursday afternoon saw the house of mouse unveil its schedule for the 2019 D23 Expo. This year’s D23 is especially exciting with the upcoming November launch of Disney+, the Disney streaming platform that will feature original and already-released titles from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars. In addition, fans can ...

The ‘Toy Story 4’ Canadian Road Trip Stops in Toronto this Weekend

Toronto fans of Disney/Pixar’s beloved Toy Story franchise will have an opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of the films when the Toy Story 4 Canadian Road Trip makes a rest stop in Toronto this weekend! It’s the first chance for enthusiasts of the films to get up close to a life-size replica motorcycle of Canada’s greatest ...

Disney Announces “The Launchpad Program;” Calls for Diverse Filmmakers to Pitch Short Films for Disney+

With Disney+ set to launch in November, Disney has announced a new program for the platform that looks to spotlight diverse filmmakers and their stories. Titled "The Launchpad," the new program will select up to six filmmakers to make a short film for Disney+ over a 7-month program. Filmmakers will work closely with Disney mentors to ...

Emma Thompson in Talks to Star in Disney’s ‘Cruella’ Alongside Emma Stone

Emma Thompson is in early talks to star alongside Emma Stone in Disney’s Cruella, an upcoming live-action origin story based on the classic 101 Dalmatians villain Cruella de Vil. De Vil, who will be portrayed by Stone in the new movie, was played by Glenn Close in the previous 1996 live-action film and portrayed her character as the head ...

Disney Gains Full Control Of Hulu In Landmark Deal With Comcast

The house of mouse has added yet another streaming service to its massive portfolio. Disney and Comcast announced today that a landmark deal has been reached, which will see Disney assume full operational control of Hulu. The companies locked into a “put/call” agreement regarding NBCUniversal’s 33% ownership interest in Hulu. The deal puts a minimum ...

WALT DISNEY ANNOUNCES *NEW* FILM RELEASE SCHEDULE

Walt Disney Studios has unveiled its upcoming slate following the recent acquisition of the Fox film studios, including changes to previously dated films and a number of major additions. Disney's new schedule reaffirms the releases some titles that we knew was in development but it still able to offer a few surprises.

Game of Thrones’ Star Richard Madden in Talks for Marvel’s ‘The Eternals’

Photo credit: Sky News, https://news.sky.com/story/it-doesnt-just-happen-to-women-bodyguards-richard-madden-on-unrealistic-weight-demands-11689420 The former King in the North, Richard Madden, is in talks to join Marvel's cinematic universe as Ikaris (a member of the Eternals) in the upcoming Phase 4 film titled The Eternals. Madden will be set to join an already star-studded cast that includes Angelina Jolie and Kumail Nanjiani, and ...

Spider-Man Life Story #2 Comic Review

Cover art by: Chip Zdarsky As that gorgeous cover art suggests, Chip Zdarsky and Mark Bagley’s reimagining of the Spider-Man mythos has entered the disco era. Peter and the gang are a decade older, as is the Marvel Universe as a whole, but things haven’t been easy for this series’ core cast. The world around ...

Kathleen Kennedy Says Lucasfilm is Developing “Something to Look At” for ‘Knights of the Old Republic’

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, is one of the most acclaimed games to ever hit the PC platform. Fans everywhere have been longing for Lucasfilm to adapt the massive world for a live-action project, whether that be TV or film. Now, the president of Lucasfilm herself has confirmed that there has been some ...

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