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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, […]

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 […]