The End of an Era …Yet Again

Last month’s announcement that the Walt Disney Company would no longer pursue traditional feature animation brought some mixed responses among toon heads. For many it was the final ... Continue Reading →

Disney Serves Up New ‘Infinity: Toy Box’ Trailer

Disney has released a new Toy Box trailer for its upcoming Disney Infinity game, which will be unleashed on Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS, PS Vita, and PC on August ... Continue Reading →

D23 Fanniversary: A Toon Lover’s Impressions

As I sat in my seat at the Newark Museum auditorium, I realized that I was spending an afternoon ogling lost Ferdinand Horvath sketches from the ’30s and also singing along with ... Continue Reading →

D23 Premieres Japan Event This Fall

The Walt Disney Company Japan has announced it will put on the first-ever D23 Expo Japan; a special event for Disney fans created by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. The first Expo ... Continue Reading →

Iron Man the First (and Cheapest)

Super Bowl fans who tuned in last Sunday solely for the commercials were treated to an “extended look” at the upcoming summer tentpole blockbuster Iron Man 3, on which Marvel ... Continue Reading →

Disney Infinity Opens Doors to New Game Platform

Disney Interactive has unveiled a new ambitious gaming initiative titled Disney Infinity. This platform, which will kick off in June, will allow players to create stories and enjoy ... Continue Reading →

Disney Renews Charter Distribution Deal

The Walt Disney Company has re-upped its distribution agreement with Charter Communications, delivering customers content across TVs, computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles ... Continue Reading →

When You Wish Upon a ‘Star Wars’

The big news in showbiz over for the last week has, of course, been the Walt Disney Company’s purchase of Lucasfilm for some four-billion-dollars and change. In many quarters the ... Continue Reading →

Nick Hires Jill Sanford as VP of Animation Development

Nickelodeon has named former Disney’s director of series animation Jill Sanford as its new VP of animation development. Sanford will be responsible for all aspects of development ... Continue Reading →

Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Plans 2015 ‘Star Wars 7'

Big business news today as The Walt Disney Company announces it has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd.—including the popular Star Wars franchise—in a stock and cash transaction from ... Continue Reading →