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John Lasseter Receives Honorary CalArts Degree

California Institute of the Arts president Steven Lavine has bequeathed Disney-Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter with the 2014 honorary Doctor of Arts degree in celebration ... Continue Reading →
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‘Force for Change’ Offers Chance to Appear in ‘Episode VII’

In a special video message from Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams it was revealed that Disney and Lucasfilm have launched a new charitable initiative in collaboration with ... Continue Reading →
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First-Look Stills from Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6′

Disney has released some first-look stills from its upcoming Marvel-based animated feature Big Hero 6. The stills precede the release of a teaser trailer, expected Thursday. Here are ... Continue Reading →
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Superheroes and Volcanoes Storm Home Video

Watch out for volcanoes and superheroes in this week’s home video releases. JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (Warner Bros., $19.98) is an all-new original movie pitting the heroes ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Numb Chucks’ Strikes Multiple Sales

9 Story Entertainment has secured many new play pals for its animated comedy Numb Chucks (26 x 22), which debuted on Canada’s YTV earlier this year and airs during its The Zone ... Continue Reading →
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Leno Helps ‘Phineas and Ferb Save Summer’

Jay Leno has been added as a guest voice actor to Phineas and Ferb Save Summer, a special one-hour episode set to premiere June 9 at 10 a.m. on Disney XD. The episode kicks off the ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Teases Live-Action ‘Cinderella’

Continuing the trend toward adapting animated classics to live-action features comes this teaser trailer from the folks over at Disney. The studio’s live-action version of Cinderella ... Continue Reading →
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Everything Old is New Again, Part 2: ‘Godzilla’

In a summer filled with old, familiar characters getting high-tech, big-budget, cinematic reboots, the venerable Godzilla looks to stand fire-breathing-head-and-shoulders above just ... Continue Reading →
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Hart Named Disney Jr. VP Original Programming

Emily Hart has been promoted to the post of Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Junior. Hart, who joined Disney in 2003, oversees production and creative development of television ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Coming to Life In ‘Once Upon a Time’

ABC Television’s fairy tale drama Once Upon a Time will be welcoming a new Disney princess into its live-action (and a bit more bad-ass) menagerie. A hint at the show’s ... Continue Reading →