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Disney’s “Ducktales” Debuts August 12th – Main Title Revealed

Disney’s much-awaited reboot of DuckTales will premiere in a one-hour television movie (titled Woo-oo!) to be presented for 24 consecutive hours, Saturday August 12th (beginning at midnight EDT/PDT), on Disney XD. Then, the series will debut with two new episodes Saturday September 23rd (7:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m. […]

FLASHBACK: Disney’s “The Rescuers” 40th Anniversary Tribute

Forty years ago this summer, the landscape in Hollywood changed forever. A film was released that rocked the moviegoing experience for both the industry and audiences. Oh sure, it may seem as if this is referring to George Lucas’ Star Wars, the flashpoint of summer blockbusters, but it also applies to another summer ’77 movie […]

BEING IN BAMBI: A Chat With The Voices of Bambi and Thumper

Bambi, the classic 1942 Disney feature known and loved around the world, is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a new collection on digital HD debuting today (May 23rd) – and on blu-ray on June 6th. As is often the case with these new releases, there’s a slew of new bonus material to make it essential […]

Date Set For Disney XD’s “Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer”

Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer, an animated comedy series from Emmy Award-winning director Aaron Springer (Disney’s “Mickey Mouse” cartoon shorts), premieres with multiple airings Saturday June 3rd (7:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m. EDT), on Disney XD. Produced by Disney Television Animation, “Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer” stars Springer as Billy, […]

Disney Announces “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2”

Wreck-It Ralph is escaping out of his arcade and into the expansive universe of the internet next year when Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 hits the big screen. Dave Hollis, head of distribution for The Walt Disney Studios, revealed the much-anticipated sequel’s title and told CinemaCon attendees that Jane Lynch and Jack McBrayer […]

Disney XD Renews “Big Hero 6 The Series” Ahead of Premiere

Disney XD has ordered an early second season of the highly anticipated Big Hero 6 The Series before the first season premieres this fall, with Emmy Award winners Mark McCorkle, Bob Schooley and Nick Filippi (the team behind the global hit Disney Channel series Kim Possible) as executive producers. Based on Walt Disney Animation Studios’ […]

Marvel and Disney XD announce mini-series of “Rocket & Groot” shorts

Marvel and Disney XD announced today a 12-episode series of Rocket & Groot animated shorts. The shorts follow Rocket and Groot (from the Guardians Of The Galaxy) as they try to figure out how to get enough credits to buy a new ship after their old one breaks down. A compilation of all the shorts […]

SNEAK PEEK: The First Five Minutes of “Tangled Ever After”

Disney posted a sneak peek at the first five-minutes of the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie Tangled Before Ever After on YouTube page! Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi reprise their roles as Rapunzel and Eugene (formerly known as Flynn Rider), and favorite characters like the loyal chameleon sidekick, Pascal; no-nonsense and dutiful horse, Maximus; and […]

NEW CLIP: DISNEY XD Orders Second Season Of “DuckTales” Ahead Of It’s Summer Premiere

Disney XD has ordered a second season of the all-new reboot of DuckTales ahead of its highly-anticipated summer premiere. Based on the Emmy Award-winning series, which itself was based on Carl Barks’ Uncle Scrooge comic book stories, the Disney Television Animation-produced series stars David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck; Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan […]

FIRST LOOK: Patrick Stump (“Fall Out Boy”) on “Star Vs. The Forces Of Evil”

Disney XD’s hit Star Vs. The Forces of Evil has a surprise up its sleeve in next Monday’s episode – rocker Patrick Stump (“Fall Out Boy”) appears vocally to play a character who comes to the aid with a brand new song. On the episode “Face The Music”, which premiere’s Monday March 27th at 7pm […]

BLU-RAY REVIEW: Disney’s “Pinocchio” Signature Collection

No less than three of this year’s Oscar- and Annie-nominated animated features boast spectacular action sequences set upon roaring oceans: Moana, The Red Turtle and Kubo and the Two Strings. Astonishing as those sequences are, a look at the Monstro sequence on the new “Signature Collection” Blu-ray still takes one’s breath away over 75 years […]

Disney Channel Announces Dates for “Tangled: The Series” and Movie “Tangled Before Ever After”

Set between the stories told in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ acclaimed film Tangled and its short film Tangled Ever After, the Disney Channel Original Movie Tangled Before Ever After makes its debut on Friday March 10th (8:00 p.m. EST) leading to the highly anticipated premiere of Tangled: The Series on Friday March 24th (7:30 p.m. […]

Tyrus Wong 1910-2016

Tyrus Wong, a Hollywood production artist and designer, most notable for his delicate work that inspired Walt Disney’s Bambi (1942), has passed away at age 106. A Disney inspirational sketch artist from 1938 through 41 – and later a career film production illustrator for Warner Bros. from 1942 through 1968 – Wong’s work establishing the […]

Disney Reveals New “DuckTales” Cast With Tribute Theme Song Video

Top-billed actors will bring the characters of McDuck Manor to life in the all-new animated comedy series DuckTales, premiering in summer 2017 on Disney XD channels around the world. Leading the quack pack on globe-trotting adventures are: David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck, Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as the voices of mischief-making Huey, […]

CREATOR’S SPOTLIGHT: A Chat with the Producers of Disney Channel’s “Elena of Avalor” and “Milo Murphy’s Law”

Two of Disney Channel’s newest animated series, “Elena of Avalor” and “Milo Murphy’s Law”, recently picked-up Annie Awards nominations. I spoke with “Elena” creator/executive producer Craig Gerber and co-producer/story editor Silvia Olivas, along with “Milo” co-creator and EP Dan Povenmire, about the recognition and the success of their shows: Jackson: How did you get the […]