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A Comprehensive Guide to the Disney+ Streaming Service

Today, Disney held its annual Investors Day, and officially unveiled its highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+. The platform, in the works since August 2017 when it was announced during an earnings call by Disney CEO Bob Iger, saw the entertainment giant start to pull its films from Netflix in a bid to use properties like ...

‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Coco’ Director Lee Unkrich Departing Pixar After 25 Years

So long, partner. Lee Unkrich, the Oscar-winning director behind Toy Story 3 and Coco, is leaving Pixar Animation Studios. His last day with the legendary studio is February 15, 2019. The move marks an end of an era as Unkrich has been at the California-based studio for 25 years, joining the company when it was making its debut ...

Disney Pixar Announces Newest Original Film ‘Onward;’ Cast to Feature Chris Pratt, Julia-Louis Dreyfus & More

Pixar Animation Studios revealed today four members of its voice cast for its original new feature film Onward, including Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) and Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water). Directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae, the team behind 2013’s Monsters University. Set ...

Disney Unveils ‘Toy Story 4’ Story Details, Teaser Poster & First Trailer

Every ending is a new beginning. Today, Disney finally unveiled the first look at Pixar's highly anticipated, Toy Story 4. Woody and the rest of the toys are back for an all-new adventure in Toy Story 4, welcoming new friends to Bonnie’s room, including a reluctant new toy called Forky. But Forky insists that he is ...

Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull Announces Retirement

Ed Catmull, who co-founded Pixar along with Apple's Steve Jobs and John Lasseter and in doing so irrefutably changed the animation industry, is retiring after 50 years in the entertainment industry. Catmull oversaw dozens of hit films from Toy Story to Tangled to Frozen to this year's Incredibles 2. Catmull, who currently acts as president of both Walt Disney and Pixar ...

Box Office Report: ‘Incredibles 2’ Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide

Disney and Pixar’s Incredibles 2 has become the 7th animated film to ever cross the $1B mark at the worldwide box office. It’s Disney’s 5th animated and 18th ever billion-dollar release and joins Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War as The House of Mouse’s 3rd title to the milestone this year (4th overall in 2018 ...

Pixar Employees Discuss the Mood Surrounding John Lasseter’s Departure

This December, John Lasseter will officially depart Pixar and The Walt Disney Company. Regardless of the details surrounding his departure, this truly is the end of an era. He leaves behind a 30-year tenure as the leading creative force behind one of the most critical and commercially successful film studios in the world. He will ...

Box Office Report: ‘Incredibles 2’ Flying to Record $170M-Plus Debut

It only took 14 years but finally, Incredibles 2 premieres in theatres worldwide tonight it looks like it will be yet another resounding success for Disney and Pixar. Incredibles 2 is flying to a record-shattering $170 million domestic launch from 4,410 theaters, by far the biggest box-office debut in history for an animated film, according ...

‘Incredibles 2’ Film Review

*This is a spoiler-free review* Oh man it's been long time. I never expected to see this film after almost 14 years of waiting. Similarly, to other people my age, this is very important film in my journey to becoming an adult. I watched the first film when I was child and now I’m watching ...

Pixar Co-Founder John Lasseter Leaving Disney Following Sexual Harassment Claims

Months after taking a six-month sabbatical following claims of sexual harassment, Disney has finally revealed the fate of Pixar co-founder. The studio announced today that Lasseter will be leaving the house of mouse at the end of the year. Lasseter took his initial leave from the company when he sent a memo to company employees apologizing ...

‘Incredibles 2’ Has Screened: Here Are The First Reactions

Well, it's been a long 14 year wait but finally, Disney and Pixar are back with the highly anticipated sequel, Incredibles 2. The film's premiere was held Hollywood on Tuesday to give the first glimpse of writer-director Brad Bird's sequel to the 2004 hit. Incredibles 2 opens June 15 and is tracking for a big massive opening weekend where the film ...

John Lasseter Reportedly Will Not Return to Disney and Pixar After Misconduct Allegations

John Lasseter, the co-founder of Pixar and chief creative officer of both Pixar and Walt Disney Animation took a leave from both companies back in 2017 over allegations of harassment and misconduct, including (as one anonymous source put it) “grabbing, kissing, [and] making comments about physical attributes” of women at Pixar—activities that Lasseter characterized as ...

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