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Release Date Revealed for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS; Felicity Jones to Star in First Spin-Off 'Rogue' Release Date Revealed for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS; Felicity Jones to Star in First Spin-Off 'Rogue'
by Movies News Desk - March 12, 2015

Variety reports that Disney and Lucasfilm have announced details of the upcoming STAR WARS film, subtitled 'The Force Awakens' at its annual shareholders meeting in San Francisco... (more...)
Marvel Rolls Out Extensive Licensing Program for AVENGERS, SPIDER-MAN and More Marvel Rolls Out Extensive Licensing Program for AVENGERS, SPIDER-MAN and More
by Movies News Desk - March 12, 2015

Following American International Toy Fair in New York, Disney Consumer Products (DCP) today announced its 2015 plans for Marvel and its key franchises including The Avengers and Spider-Man.... (more...)
Disney Cruise Line Announces 'Star Wars Day at Sea' on Select Disney Fantasy Sailings Disney Cruise Line Announces 'Star Wars Day at Sea' on Select Disney Fantasy Sailings
by Movies News Desk - February 11, 2015

In 2016, Disney Cruise Line guests can celebrate the legendary adventures and iconic characters from the Star Wars saga during a brand-new, day-long celebration aboard eight special sailings on the Disney Fantasy: Star Wars Day at Sea.... (more...)
Production on Disney's PETE'S DRAGON Underway in New Zealand Production on Disney's PETE'S DRAGON Underway in New Zealand
by Movies News Desk - February 10, 2015

Principal photography on “Pete's Dragon” commenced today in New Zealand. A reimagining of the 1977 Disney classic, “Pete's Dragon” will blend live action and CGI to tell the story of the special bond between an orphaned boy, Pete, and his best friend, Elliott, who just happens to be a dragon.... (more...)
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2, DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE, And More Win at the ANNIE AWARDS- All the Winners! HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2, DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE, And More Win at the ANNIE AWARDS- All the Winners!
by TV News Desk - February 01, 2015

Saturday, January 31 marked the 42nd Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year's best in animation. The black tie event kicked off at 5 p.m. with Red Carpet arrivals and a VIP champagne reception, followed by the awards ceremony at 7 p.m. and after-party immediately following the show. All events wer... (more...)
THE LEGO MOVIE, FAMILY GUY Among ANNIE AWARD Nominees; Full List THE LEGO MOVIE, FAMILY GUY Among ANNIE AWARD Nominees; Full List
by TV News Desk - January 30, 2015

Saturday, January 31 marks the 42nd Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year's best in animation. The black tie event will kick-off at 5 p.m. with Red Carpet arrivals and a VIP champagne reception, followed by the awards ceremony at 7 p.m. and after-party immediately following the show.... (more...)
George Lucas Reveals Disney Axed His Original Ideas for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS George Lucas Reveals Disney Axed His Original Ideas for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS
by Movies News Desk - January 21, 2015

In an interview with CinemaBlend, George Lucas revealed that none of his original ideas for future installments of STAR WARS were used by Disney Studios.... (more...)
Frank Marshall to Receive ACE Filmmaker of the Year Award Frank Marshall to Receive ACE Filmmaker of the Year Award
by Movies News Desk - January 21, 2015

Prolific filmmaker Frank Marshall has been selected by the Board of Directors of the American Cinema Editors (ACE) to be honored with the organization's prestigious ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award.... (more...)
Gareth Edwards' STAR WARS Standalone Film Loses Writer Gareth Edwards' STAR WARS Standalone Film Loses Writer
by Movies News Desk - January 09, 2015

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gary Whitta, who was tapped to pen the script for the film, to be directed by GODZILLA's Gareth Edwards. Whitta completed the spinoff's first draft, and will now move on to the impending film adaptation of STARLIGHT. A new writer is expected to complete the proje... (more...)
'FROZEN Fun' Debuts Today in Disney California Adventure Park 'FROZEN Fun' Debuts Today in Disney California Adventure Park
by Movies News Desk - January 07, 2015

The Disneyland Resort kicks off 2015 with a special ticket offer exclusively for Southern California residents, with options for two or three days of magic and adventure at special prices... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look - Disney's TOMORROWLAND, GOOD DINOSAUR & More! Photo Flash: First Look - Disney's TOMORROWLAND, GOOD DINOSAUR & More!
by Movies News Desk - December 30, 2014

In a new press release, Disney Studios has released details of all 12 of their new films scheduled for release next year... (more...)
First Look - New Poster Art for Disney's Animated STRANGE MAGIC First Look - New Poster Art for Disney's Animated STRANGE MAGIC
by Movies News Desk - December 17, 2014

A new poster has arrived for Walt Disney Studios STRANGE MAGIC. The film opens in theaters January 23, 2015. Get a first look below!... (more...)
J.J. Abrams Reveals New STAR WARS Character Names with Trading Cards J.J. Abrams Reveals New STAR WARS Character Names with Trading Cards
by Movies News Desk - December 12, 2014

STAR WARS co-writer and director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy have revealed the first characters' names from the highly anticipated upcoming film STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS... (more...)
Robert A. Iger to Stay on as Walt Disney Company's Chairman and CEO Through 2018 Robert A. Iger to Stay on as Walt Disney Company's Chairman and CEO Through 2018
by Movies News Desk - October 02, 2014

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Board of Directors announced today that it has extended Robert A. Iger's contract as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer through June 30, 2018.... (more...)
Hasbro to Develop New Dolls Based on Disney Princesses and Hit Film FROZEN Hasbro to Develop New Dolls Based on Disney Princesses and Hit Film FROZEN
by Movies News Desk - September 24, 2014

Global branded play leader Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) today announced a new strategic merchandising relationship with Disney Consumer Products for the globally popular Disney Princess and Frozen properties.... (more...)
Kerry Phelan Named Lionsgate EVP of Global Franchise Management and Strategic Partnerships Kerry Phelan Named Lionsgate EVP of Global Franchise Management and Strategic Partnerships
by Movies News Desk - September 18, 2014

Lionsgate has named Kerry Phelan to the newly-created position of Executive Vice President of Global Franchise Management and Strategic Partnerships... (more...)
Ben Foster Joins Cast of Disney's THE FINEST HOURS Ben Foster Joins Cast of Disney's THE FINEST HOURS
by Movies News Desk - September 15, 2014

According to Variety, Ben Foster has joined the cast of Disney's FINEST HOURS, also starring starring Chris Pine , Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Casey Affleck and Holliday Grainger.... (more...)
Production to Begin on Disney's THE FINEST HOURS, Starring Chris Pine Production to Begin on Disney's THE FINEST HOURS, Starring Chris Pine
by Movies News Desk - September 09, 2014

Production is scheduled to begin in September on “The Finest Hours,” starring Chris Pine (“Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,” “Star Trek”), Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nominee Casey Affleck (“The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,” “Ocean's Thirteen”) and Holliday Grainger (“Cinde... (more...)
STAR WARS: Force for Change Raises $4 M; J.J. Abrams J.J. Abrams Announces Movie Set Visit Winner STAR WARS: Force for Change Raises $4 M; J.J. Abrams J.J. Abrams Announces Movie Set Visit Winner
by Movies News Desk - August 11, 2014

With an exciting initiative that offered a chance to win unique rewards and prizes, including a once-in-a-lifetime grand prize, Star Wars: Force for Change raised $4,261,410 USD for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).... (more...)
Marvel Unveils Action Packed GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Product Collection Marvel Unveils Action Packed GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Product Collection
by Movies News Desk - July 29, 2014

Marvel Entertainment in conjunction with Disney Consumer Products (DCP) unveils an action-packed product collection to celebrate Marvel's epic space adventure, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy... (more...)
HitFix and STAR WARS REBELS Kick Off Comic-Con HitFix and STAR WARS REBELS Kick Off Comic-Con
by Movies News Desk - July 24, 2014

HitFix (www.hitfix.com), the fastest-growing entertainment news brand in the US, is teaming up with Lucasfilm and Star Wars Rebels (www.starwars.com/rebels) to bring the Force to San Diego Comic-Con International Wednesday night.... (more...)
VIDEO: J.J. Abrams Reveals X-Wing Starfighter from STAR WARS EPISODE VII! VIDEO: J.J. Abrams Reveals X-Wing Starfighter from STAR WARS EPISODE VII!
by Movies News Desk - July 21, 2014

On the set of STAR WARS: EPISODE VII, director J.J. Abrams announced the chance for fans to win an advance private screening of the highly anticipated film!... (more...)
Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger Named '2014 CEO of the Year' Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger Named '2014 CEO of the Year'
by Movies News Desk - July 14, 2014

Chief Executive magazine today announced that Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, has been named '2014 CEO of the Year,' an honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by a group of CEO peers.... (more...)
Disney's PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE Product Line Lands at Retail Stores Today Disney's PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE Product Line Lands at Retail Stores Today
by Movies News Desk - July 08, 2014

Disney Consumer Products (DCP) debuted a dynamic line of products to celebrate the premiere of the high flying comedy-adventure Disney's Planes: Fire & Rescue, in theaters July 18.... (more...)
STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Adds Crystal Clarke and Pip Andersen to the Cast STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Adds Crystal Clarke and Pip Andersen to the Cast
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2014

At the end of last year Lucasfilm and Disney invited all young aspiring actors to attend an open casting call for roles in J.J Abrams' Star Wars Episode VII. The casting calls spanned 11 cities across the US and UK and over 37,000 hopefuls attended, with a further 30,000 submitting applications onli... (more...)



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