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Records Fall As STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Posts $238M Domestic, $517M Global Debut
by Sally Henry Fuller - Dec 20, 2015

The Walt Disney Studios announced today that Star Wars: The Force Awakens has set a new all-time domestic debut record with an estimated $238M. With a five-day international debut of $279M, the film has taken in $517M globally.

Gwyneth Paltrow & More Honored at 25TH ANNUAL EMA AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 26, 2015

Over the weekend, the Environmental Media Association (EMA) announced the 25th Anniversary EMA Award winners, presented by Toyota and Lexus.

Gwyneth Paltrow, Kristin Davis, James and Zem Joaquin to Be Honored at EMA Awards
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 10, 2015

Today, the Environmental Media Association (EMA) has announced its 2015 honorees for the upcoming Environmental Media Awards, presented by Toyota and Lexus.

THE HOBBIT Trilogy Returning to Cinemas for Special Three-Night Event
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 25, 2015

Fathom Events, New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures will present all three extended editions of The Hobbit Trilogy across a three-night theatrical event, featuring The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey on Monday, October 5; The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on Wednesday, October 7; and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies on Tuesday, October 13. Each of the features will play at 7:30 p.m. local time. This is the first time that the extended editions have been shown in movie theaters, including the never-before-seen extended edition of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. In addition to the events, there will be a special on-screen introduction from the Trilogy's director, co-screenwriter and producer Peter Jackson.

STAGE TUBE: James Monroe Iglehart and More Sing Disney on Broadway Hits at Disney's D23 Expo
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2015

Below, watch Tony Award-winner James Monroe Iglehart (ALADDIN) perform 'Under the Sea' and an Ashely Brown (MARY POPPINS) and Josh Strickland (TARZAN) Duet on 'Beauty and the Beast'!

Photo Flash: First Look- Disney Unveils Posters for THE JUNGLE BOOK, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, and More
by Sally Henry Fuller - Aug 16, 2015

This weekend at D23 Expo, Disney presented updates on a slew of their upcoming live-action films and even released cover art and stills from some. Below, check out the new posters for CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, THE JUNGLE BOOK, and more!

VIDEO: Emma Watson Sends Message to D23 Expo Fans from BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Set
by Stage Tube - Aug 16, 2015

Though star Emma Watson could not be there in person to greet fans as she wanted to be, she did deliver a video message telling the D23 audience how excited she was for the film. 'Bringing Belle to life for me has been a complete dream come true,' said the actress. Check it out below!

Colin Trevorrow to Direct STAR WARS EPISODE IX; Set for 2019 Release
by Sally Henry Fuller - Aug 15, 2015

Today at D23, Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn announced that writer-director Colin Trevorrow will direct Star Wars: Episode IX, which is set for release in 2019. While production won't begin for a few years, Trevorrow is heading to Lucasfilm this year to begin working with artists and his fellow Star Wars directors.

Disney D23 Expo Roundup- PETE'S DRAGON Remake, New BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Songs, Ben Kingsley Set to Lead JUNGLE BOOK, and Much More!
by Sally Henry Fuller - Aug 15, 2015

Disney's annual D23 Expo is underway this weekend with exciting announcement after announcement!

Walt Disney Studios to Present Upcoming Film Slate & More at D23 Expo
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 22, 2015

The Walt Disney Studios offers an exclusive look at its upcoming projects from Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm at D23 EXPO 2015, taking place August 14–16 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

AMERICAN MASTERS Documentary on TV Legend Norman Lear Coming to PBS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 3, 2015

Today, Loki Films and THIRTEEN's American Masters series announced they are co-producing a new documentary about television legend Norman Lear (born July 27, 1922).

FOX Celebrates Earth Month with One-of-a-Kind Celebrity Auction
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 16, 2015

In celebration of Earth Month, the Environmental Media Association (EMA) and the Sierra Club Foundation will benefit from a Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) celebrity auction featuring one-of-a-kind items and experiences.

Bill Hader Joins Mark Rylance & More in Spielberg's THE BFG
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 13, 2015

As production gets underway in Vancouver, The Walt Disney Studios announced it will co-produce and co-finance Steven Spielberg's “The BFG.” This marks the three-time Academy Award winner's first time directing a Disney-branded movie.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Hits Digital HD, DVD & Blu-ray Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), arrives on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD today, March 24 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Hits Digital HD, DVD & Blu-ray 3/24
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 17, 2015

According to Comingsoon.net, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), will be arriving onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on March 24 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

Alejandro G. Inarritu to be Honored at Sundance Institute's LA Benefit
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 14, 2015

Sundance Institute today announced that it will present Alejandro G. Iñárritu with its Vanguard Leadership Award at the fifth annual Sundance Institute benefit on June 2, 2015 in Los Angeles. The evening brings the creative community together to highlight both a great visionary in independent film as well as an emerging artist with unique talent and creative independence.

Photo Flash: Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, and More Celebrate Disney's Golden Globe Nominees
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jan 11, 2015

Last night, The Walt Disney Studios celebrated their Golden Globe nominees with talent and filmmakers including cast members and producers from INTO THE WOODS, THE HUNDRED FOOT JOURNEY, and more. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the event below!

THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Continues Its Worldwide March, Crossing the $550 Million Mark
by Sally Henry Fuller - Dec 28, 2014

'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' has charged past the half-billion mark in only its second week in worldwide release. A production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), the film has taken in an astounding global total of $573.6 million and counting, it was announced today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures and Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President of International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

THE HOBBIT: BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Crosses $350 Million at Worldwide Box Office
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 22, 2014

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” charged to the top of the global box office, and has now earned more than $350 million.

George Lucas, Elton John & More to Be Honored at Geffen Playhouse's Annual Fundraiser This Spring
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 17, 2014

Next year's eagerly awaited 'Backstage at the Geffen' will honor Mellody Hobson and George Lucas with the Distinction in Service Award and Sir Elton John and David Furnish with the Distinction in Theater Award at the 13th annual fundraiser, slated for Sunday, March 22, 2015. The irreverent evening of laughter, music and stories featuring personal 'backstage' memories and songs by a cavalcade of stars precedes the award ceremony in the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse and will be produced by Vice Chair of the Board, Gil Cates, Jr. David Geffen is Honorary Chair. The event also launches the 20th anniversary of the founding of the not-for-profit theater.

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