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INTERVIEW: “Big Hero 6: The Series” Director Nick Filippi

Disney’s Big Hero 6 won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature in 2015. Big Hero 6: The Series gets its launch this Monday November 20th at 8pm on Disney Channel and Disney XD with the one-hour movie “Baymax Returns.” Animation veteran Nick Filippi is the series’ executive producer and supervising director. Jackson Murphy: “Baymax Returns” […]

Season Three “Star Vs. The Forces Of Evil” Advance Clip

Calling all fans of Star Butterfly! To kick-off season three, a two-week strip of all-new Star vs. The Forces of Evil episodes will premiere beginning Monday November 6th and run through November 16th (Monday-Thursday), including a one-hour mid-season finale on November 16th. Each episode will premiere at 7am and encore same day at 11am, 5pm […]

Disney’s “Big Hero 6” Series Sets Debut With Primetime Movie

Disney XD’s animated Big Hero 6 The Series is set to launch Monday Bovember 20th (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST), with a one-hour primetime television movie, Baymax Returns, simultaneously on Disney XD and Disney Channel, and available on the DisneyNOW app and Disney XD VOD. Immediately following the TV movie, two special full-length preview episodes of “Big […]

Exclusive Clip: “The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular”

Take a look at this exclusive clip and images from the 22-minute Mickey Mouse Halloween special – that premieres this Sunday October 8th at 8:00pm on Disney Channel. In The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular, Mickey is challenged by his nephews to tell a scary story on Halloween night. The extended episode […]

Ginni Mack, Disney Ink & Paint Veteran and “Tinkerbell” Model Passes Away

Ginni Mack, a veteran Disney studio ink and paint artist – and the original model for Tinker Bell – has passed away. Disney historian and Mack family friend, Mindy Johnson, has reported that Mack passed on Wednesday August 23rd at age 90. Mack made numerous contributions to the studio – and the classic films they […]

INTERVIEW: Disney’s “DuckTales” reboot

Executive Producer Matt Youngberg and Story Editor/Co-Producer Francisco (Frank) Angones are well aware that they have big duck shoes as they reboot the classic animated TV series, DuckTales. But if from the initial response at ComicCon is any indication (the panel at ComicCon was well over capacity), they’re off to an encouraging start. Their show […]

Oh Deer: Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Disney’s “Bambi”

The late, great animation historian John Culhane vividly remembered seeing Bambi when he was a young boy. The movie’s most impactful scene (maybe one of the most impactful scenes in all movie history), the death of Bambi’s mother was playing out on the screen. “Bambi’s screaming ‘Mother!’ ‘Mother!’,” Culhane recalled in a 1998 interview. “A […]

Comic Con Sneak: First-Look Season 3 clip of “Star vs. The Forces of Evil”

Star Butterfly and Marco are back in a third season Star vs. The Forces of Evil which has just begun airing on Disney XD. Today at Comic-Con, series exec producer/creator Daron Nefcy debut an exclusive clip from season three, in which Star and Tom (the hot-headed three-eyed demon from the Underworld who is Star’s ex-boyfriend) […]

D23: Mickey Shorts Ride Planned for Disney’s Magic Kingdom

I love any news relating to do with those new Mickey Mouse shorts. I’ll post even sketchy information about further plans for these shorts and this crew. Disney announced today at D23 that their are plans for Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida for a ride using the designs from the current Paul Rudish shorts series. […]

D23: “Big Hero 6: The Series” Opening Credits

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. The announcement was made today by Marc […]

Disney To Reveal Upcoming Film Slate At D23

The Walt Disney Studios will be presenting an exclusive look at its unparalleled film slate at D23 Expo 2017 in Anaheim, California, taking place July 14–16. At two marquee Hall D23 presentations, the Studio will give fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse at its upcoming releases, with animated films from Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation […]

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, […]