BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
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.
Disney is having a very good year. That's probably stating the obvious, when we consider the Frozen overflow into 2014 and the success of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, but the actual numbers for both films have contributed greatly to a massive international box office haul for the studio...
Condon is best-known as the architect for the final two fairly insane Twilight movies. Condon's a Hollywood lifer at this point, having helmed musicals like Dreamgirls, biopics like Gods And Monsters and unassailable classics like Candyman: Farewell To The Flesh.
With a December 2015 release date, it’s full power on Lucasfilms’ first Disney-distributed effort. You’ll get to see the relatives and descendants of Luke, Han, Leia and (hopefully) Chewbacca in the IMAX format next holiday season, a real treat for those who appreciate JJ Abrams’ widescreen vistas.
The title essentially says it all. Disney Movie Anywhere is a new, cloud-based digital movie service launched by The Walt Disney Studios that will allow subscribers to access Disney, Pixar and Marvel movies on the go using their favorite iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
Beyond the obvious similarities with the red hair, which looks so amazingly fluffy and comfortable atop Chastain’s head, the similarities of course extend to that time just before the actress broke out in 2011 when she had a run-in with that witch and she thought she was going to turn into a bear. It was on all the gossip sites... I think.
You’ll want to grab a blanket and a cup of cocoa before you jump into Disney’s latest release. The Mouse House announced its latest title on Friday, giving fans pretty advanced notice about the release of Frozen. The animated musical will hit Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on March 18.
Upon its opening, Frozen set a record for the largest Thanksgiving debut ever, pulling in an incredible $93.6 million for the five-day holiday weekend. This also made it the biggest opening a movie from Walt Disney Animation Studios had ever had.
Today’s GG nominees cleared up a few lingering Oscar issues … and raised a few more outstanding questions. Here are, I think, 5 shocking developments that occurred this morning, and some analysis on how I think they will affect the ongoing Oscar season.
There are some clips that are meant to tease and others that are better enjoyed after you’ve seen the film already. The latter applies to the above video, which shows us the full “Let It Go” song as sung by Idina Menzel, who voices the role of Elsa in Frozen.
Thanks to their deal that was made with LucasFilm last year, the Walt Disney Company already owns all the important rights to the company's biggest franchise, Star Wars, but now the Mouse House has completed a deal that now gives them control of both of the Lucas powerhouse series.
Looking to Frozen, Oldboy and Inside Llewyn Davis for inspiration, we've pulled together a selection of classic Disney musicals, twisted crime dramas, and movies about musicians.
Frozen is a hit. It’ll be days before we’ll know for sure exactly how big of a hit, but thanks to early box office numbers, we know for definite people are turning out in droves to see Disney’s latest. Perhaps more importantly, those very same people seem to be loving what they’re seeing too.
No matter how you slice it, this has been a banner year for Disney. The acquisitions of Pixar and Marvel over the years have only boosted the studio’s overall bottom line. And their latest partnership with a little company called LucasFilm should only guarantee that these box-office records will only grow, expand and/or tumble in the years to come.
Over the past few years, a trend has emerged. Disney’s welcome attention to original programming has led to a heartfelt rebirth of sentimental storytelling and vividly beautiful animation. And it happened to occur at a time when Pixar has backslid into a bit of a creative lull.
It’s always the same songs. There are about a dozen beloved, universally recognized classic Disney tracks, and they repeatedly populate, in some order, Top 10 lists, cover version CDs and various productions. I get it.
That was the pitch that got the movie green lit, that's the promise that's draw interest in even early concept art, and that's really the only tagline needed for this first teaser trailer for Maleficent, the latest effort from Disney to put a modern, creepy spin on their vault of classic fairy tales
For more than a year, pretty much all we’ve had to go on in terms of visuals for Disney’s villain story Maleficent is the stunning and sinister looking profile of Angelina Jolie as the title character, offering just a hint of her colorful eyes and the strange horned headpiece that reminds me a little of the Lord of Darkness from Legend.
The classic flick The Jungle Book will also finally be receiving Diamond Edition treatment for the first time. Fans will still have a while to wait to nab a copy, however. The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition Blu-ray and DVD won’t hit the market until February 11, 2014.
Kennedy and Abrams might be painted into an uncomfortable corner. Postponing Star Wars to 2016 will raise thousands of red flags with already concerned fans … but don’t you want Abrams to take the necessary amount of time to deliver the best possible Star Wars movie he can?
Todrick Hall gathered together a star studded cast and crew that includes fellow Idol alums Pia Toscano and Adam Lambert, as well as Broadway star Shoshana Bean, Make it or Break It's Cassie Scerbo, Glee's Amber Riley, So You Think You Can Dance's Blake McGrath, and pop singer Kimberly Cole to reimagine "Cell Block Tango" from the hit Broadway show Chicago as performed by Disney villains.