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Merida Redesign Was One-Time Deal Says Disney

Trying to put the Merida redesign fiasco behind it, Disney told NBCNews.com that the redesign of the Brave heroine was only a one-time effort to commemorate her coronation as a Princess. ... Continue Reading →
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The Tale of ‘The Tale of Tillie’s Dragon’

One of these years I’m going to sit down and put together an entire book-length history of the “Toon Boom.” I’m not speaking of the Canadian software company by that name, but ... Continue Reading →
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‘Iron Man 3' Crosses $1 Billion Mark on Thursday

Box office analysts are noting that Disney/Marvel’s early summer blockbuster Iron Man 3 is set to cross the $1 billion mark on Thursday (May 16). According to Box Office Mojo, the ... Continue Reading →
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Chapman Responds to Misguided Merida Makeover

Brenda Chapman, the Oscar-winning writer and director of Brave has responded to Disney’s recent makeover of the film’s lead character Princess Merida. In conjunction with adding ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Nabs Disney’s ‘Jake’ and ‘Tron: Uprising’

Five animated Disney series will now be available on Netflix’s subscription-based streaming service in the U.S. The multi-year, non-exclusive licensing deal features Disney XD’s ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH to Spotlight ‘Monsters University,’ ‘Frozen’

This summer’s big computer graphics confab SIGGRAPH at the Anaheim Convention Center in Calif. (July 21-25) will feature several hot sessions focusing on the vfx of big studio features, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Reveals New ‘Pirates’ Infinity Pics

Disney Interactive has provided a more in-depth look at the Pirates of the Caribbean Play Set within its upcoming interactive platform, Disney Infinity, with a new set of character ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6' Set for Nov. ’14 Release

Disney Studio released info and art about its upcoming 2014 animated release: Based on the Marvel comic of the same name, the CG-animated, 3D Big Hero 6 will be released in theaters ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Drops Day of the Dead Trademark Bid

Disney and Pixar learned yesterday that sometimes it’s not such a great idea to trademark the name of your movie. The studio got a huge backlash on Tuesday after trying to trademark ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Film Fest to Sneak ‘Man of Steel,’ ‘Monsters U’

Warner Bros. much-anticipated Man of Steel and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University have been added to the lineup at the upcoming L.A. Film Festival in June. The Superman which stars ... Continue Reading →