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Disney Sets ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Premieres

The animated one-hour movie Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, which will lead into the upcoming animated series, will premiere online Sept. 29 to verified users on WATCHDisneyXD.com ... Continue Reading →
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Disney to Debut Animated ‘Star Wars’ Series in 2014

The new animated Star Wars Rebels series will premiere in the fall of 2104 as a one-hour special on Disney Channel, kicking off the series on Disney XD channels around the world. The ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media Sets Up Three YouTube Pay Channels

Kids Media powerhouse DHX Media launched three dedicated paid YouTube family channels this week: DHX Kids, DHX Junior and DHX Retro were there of the premiere content partners selected ... Continue Reading →
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It’s Official: Abrams to Direct ‘Star Wars’ Pic

While the news was leaked on Thursday, Lucasfilm and Disney both confirmed that J.J. Abrams (Lost, Star Trek) will direct the next episode of the beloved sci-fi franchise Star Wars: ... Continue Reading →
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John and Ron Mention ‘The Unmentionable’

This past weekend I had the pleasure of reconnecting with Disney Animation’s legendary “John and Ron”—John Musker and Ron Clements—at a Sherlock Holmes symposium sponsored ... Continue Reading →
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Former WB Head Alan Horn to Lead Walt Disney Studios

Former Warner Bros. president Alan Horn will take over as chairman of the Walt Disney Studios on June 11. Horn was tapped by Disney chief Bob Iger to replace Rich Ross, who left the ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Announces Date for ‘LEGO’ Movie

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s upcoming CG-animated feature based on the LEGO franchise will be released by Warner Bros. on Feb. 28, 2014. The pic, which is based on a story by ... Continue Reading →
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Anything But Elementary!

VFX supe Chas Jarrett ups the visual ante for the second Guy Ritchie/Sherlock Holmes thrill ride. It was a no-brainer for Chas Jarrett to return to the world of the world’s greatest ... Continue Reading →
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Joel Silver to Develop Live-Action ‘Ben 10′ Movie

Ben 10 has dialed up some big-time help in his bid to jump from TV to the cineplex. Cartoon Network has signed a deal with producer Joel Silver and his Silver Pictures production company ... Continue Reading →