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Who Framed Roger Rabbit remains a classic example of new techniques used with old fashioned storytelling, and it holds up to this day. But it wasn't always the film we know and love today, and in this recent find, you can see what was originally planned for everyone's favorite would be murderer.
Thing all of those animated Disney princes are the ultimate dream-come-true for any single gal? Think again. The video below depicts classic Disney prince characters as they might be presented in our reality. In short: with a lot of baggage and quirkiness... to put it mildly...
To get an early look at the still-in-progress film, this past July I was invited along with a group of other film journalists to not only tour the halls of Walt Disney Animation Studios, but to visit the various departments and talk with the men and women responsible for taking the project from its original concept to its final stages. As part of the day’s events, I also had the fantastic opportunity to sit down with the two men responsible for making it all happen: directors Don Hall and Chris Williams.
Though Marvel and Disney have formed a lucrative partnership, then former has been dominating the superhero genre thanks to movies like Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain America: The Winter Soldier Disney’s animation arm is trying to close the gap a tad with the release of the heroic Big Hero 6 this November.
As Disney has its own live-action remake of The Jungle Book in the works with Jon Favreau at the helm to rival Warner Bros' Jungle Book: Origins, we've created a helpful image guide to keep straight the who's who of it all.
Disney is eager to get production on 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea rolling in early 2015 in Australia, a nation that in the past has offered hefty tax incentives to shoot there.
Some studios are trying to make great movies, trying to make profit, trying to make hits. But right now, Disney is acting completely gangsta. They've got their Disney animated fare, and completely unrelated Pixar movies. They've got Marvel completely crushing things, and they've got a savagely bombastic live-action branch of films for families.
Considering seven separate categories, To 3D Or Not To 3D evaluates the full scope of the 3D viewing experience. Think of it as a consumer's guide for your movie-going, complete with a viewers poll where you can weigh in on how you plan to see Planes: Fire & Rescue.
Justin Springer, best known for producing Prom, will oversee the project, and Transformers writer Ehren Kruger will pen the script with an eye toward making it as family-friendly as possible.
Hollywood is a high pressure environment. Under the right circumstance, it’s able to offer money and fame. Under the wrong circumstances, it’s able to spit proud men and women back out. Kevin Brady, an ex-Story Department Director at Disney, was one of men recently spit on
Get the skate sharpener out. I have some good news. The Mighty Ducks franchise, dormant since 1996, may not have gotten permanently suspended by Disney. The film’s producer has reportedly had some conversations with the Mouse House over the years, and while another installment isn’t a guarantee, the puck is still very much in play!
This is all part of the studio’s growing plan to farm out live-action takes on their classic stories. Beyond this new Beauty and the Beast project, Disney already has Jon Favreau hard at work on a live-action version of The Jungle Book. And we recently saw the first tease for Kenneth Branagh’s live-action Cinderella.
Big Hero 6 is Disney's first animated adaptation of a Marvel comic, and we have the first look at two of the film's main characters – thanks to a new trailer and poster. While the teaser lands more on the Disney side of the fence, there's a good hint at Marvel here.
You may already own a DVD copy of the classic canon flick, but on October 7, Sleeping Beauty will be hitting Blu-ray, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere for the very first time.
Walt Disney Animation Studios recently gave out bonuses to their Animation division, as a congratulations for a job well done. The job in question could be the animated film Frozen, which went from being just another Disney movie to being the biggest animated film of all time. If that's the case, there's a lot of laid off animators who would like to collect on what they believe they are owed.