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Disney Reveals Plans for New Streaming Service

One of the hottest issues in the animation industry right now concerns Disney’s plans for expansion, which has recently increased in speed and included the somewhat shocking buy-out of Fox’s properties. Part of this issue is Disney’s plans to launch a new streaming service, which has been addressed in a recent report by Deadline. According to the report, Disney is planning to launch this ...

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Stitch & Ai debuts in South East Asia

Last year, we told you about an all-new series based on Disney’s Lilo and Stitch franchise. The Chinese-animated Stitch & Ai has now debuted in South East Asia. Disney Channel Asia premiered the first English language episode of the show on February 5th, with episodes airing Mondays through Thursdays. Produced by Wanxin Medi and Panimation Hwakai Media in association with Disney, the ...

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Disney Junior orders more Vampirina

Disney Junior has ordered a second season of Brown Bag Films’ Vampirina CG-animated series. The preschooler show is a co-production with the Irish studio and Disney. The series is based on a series of books written by Anne Marie Pace, illustrated by LeUyen Pham and published by Disney-Hyperion. The first season debuted on Disney Junior in the United States on October 1, 2017. The premiere ...

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There almost was a Hannah Montana anime

The internet loves to joke that Cory in the House is an anime, but did you know that one of Disney Channel’s most well known late-2000s live action shows almost became one? An anime adaptation of the Miley Cyrus star vehicle Hannah Montana was in development at Toei Animation, the studio behind hits like Dragon Ball, Digimon and Sailor Moon, between 2009 and 2010. Unfortunately (?), the ...

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John Lasseter is taking a leave of absence for his inappropriate behavior.

Things are getting really Interesting in Hollywood in recent weeks. We at Toon Barn, have covered some of the news with powerful CEO’s. But today, things are much more quiet, and subdued. For it wasnt the wage suppression scandal that has ended this man’s career. It was his inappropriate behavior. Here are links to the news articles that will give more details: John Lasseter Takes ...

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The Little Mermaid Retold Through Emojis

Walt Disney’s magical retelling of The Little Mermaid has recently turned 28 years old, so it is high time for a tribute and another retelling, so the studio’s digital wizards spent some time creating yet another retelling of the classic, only this time around they used emojis as the medium. Clocking in at 4 minutes, 10 seconds, this retelling leaves out a lot of the details provided by the ...

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Big Hero 6 Series to Launch with One-Hour Special

The 2D animated follow-up series to the Disney/Marvel feature Big Hero 6 is coming next month, and it’s coming in hot with a one-hour special premier special slated for Monday, Nov. 20 at 8pm EST. Titled “Baymax Returns,” this hour-long special for Big Hero 6: The Series will be premiering simultaneously on Disney XD and Disney Channel, as well as the DisneyNOW app and Disney XD VOD. The ...

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Disney to Reboot The Rocketeer

According to an exclusive feature from The Hollywood Reporter, the House of Mouse is in the early development stages of a new The Rocketeer film, which was originally released in 1991 as an adaptation of the then-popular 1980s indie comic from Dave Stevens. The film was an homage to the serials of the 1930s and 1940s, and followed a character named Cliff Secord who is a stunt pilot that ...

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Cameron Boyce Guests on Marvel’s Spider-Man

The wall-crawling, web-slinging animated series Marvel’s Spider-Man will be debuting via a special one-hour episode on Disney XD this coming Saturday, August 19 at 7 am ET/PT, and the upcoming series will feature a special guest: Cameron Boyce, who is known for playing Carlos in Disney’s “Descendants” franchise and Conor on Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything. In one of the ...

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WATCH – Big Hero 6: The Series Teaser

Disney XD has just unleashed a very, very short teaser clip for the upcoming animated series adaptation of the Big Hero 6 film (which in turn is based on a Marvel comic book property) on Youtube. The clip is only 14 seconds long, but shows enough to give viewers an idea of the animation style (and quality) that they can expect from the series when it debuts on Disney XD this November. Big Hero ...

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Disney to launch its own streaming service in 2019

During their latest financial briefings, The Walt Disney Company has announced that it’s ending its agreement with Netflix to stream the studio’s films. Instead, they’ll launch their own Disney streaming subscription platform in 2019. The service will play host to upcoming movies like Toy Story 4, the sequel to Frozen, and the live-action Lion King remake. In addition, Disney is ...

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The Lion King Walt Disney Signature Collection Celebrated with LA Special Sing-Along Screening

Walt Disney is getting ready for a new in-home release of the classic The Lion King, so in order to herald and properly celebrate the occasion, the studio has teamed up with Fandango in order to host a special sing-along screening at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. The evening featured special once-in-a-lifetime musical performances by the likes of Tshidi Manye, who currently stars as Rafiki in ...

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