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Daily News Bytes: ‘Spirited Away’ Returns, Woody Woodpecker Reinvented, Input from Keiichi Hara & More

The Walt Disney Family Museum 2017 Gala Multi-talented entertainment pro (and frequent Pixar movie voice-over artist) Bonnie Hunt has been confirmed as the MC for the third annual fundraising ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Axes Its ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ Movie

Disney is abandoning Gigantic, its upcoming feature adaptation of Jack and the Beanstalk, according to Deadline.com. The project, which was slated for a Thanksgiving 2020 release date ... Continue Reading →
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D23: Disney & Pixar Reveal Film Slate Details

Filmmakers from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios convened at D23 Expo 2017 on Friday, revealing new details about their upcoming movie slates and introducing key voice talent. ... Continue Reading →
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Meg LeFauve Named Director for Disney’s ‘Gigantic’

Meg LeFauve — the multi-award-winning writer of Inside Out — will make her directorial debut with Disney Animation’s Jack and the Beanstalk update Gigantic. LeFauve, ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Frozen’ Broadcast Set for Valentine’s Day

Smash-hit animated feature Frozen will give fans an extra sweet Valentine, making its broadcast debut on Disney Channel on February 14 at 7 p.m. (ET/PT). Directed by Chris Buck and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Spreads Holiday Warmth

Disney’s Frozen is welcoming the holiday season with a celebratory “Family Is the Best Gif of All” message, television debuts on Disney Channel, new Disney Interactive content ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Details ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Gigantic,’ ‘Finding Dory’ and More at D23

Disney promised big news this past weekend at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, and certainly delivered with plenty of tips on the company’s upcoming animation projects. Here’s the ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Studios D23 Events Line-Up

The Walt Disney Studios will offer an exclusive early look at upcoming projects from Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm at this year’s D23 Expo in Anaheim, August 14-16. Two ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at ‘Frozen Fever’ Revealed

Disney is offering up the first images for Frozen Fever — a magical new theatrical short based on the smash-hit 2013 animated feature. The featurette will debut on the big screen ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen Fever’ Opens with ‘Cinderella’ March 13

Disney’s all new short Frozen Fever, which reunites the CG stars of its Oscar winning feature, will open in theaters in front of the studio’s live-action fairy-tale Cinderella ... Continue Reading →