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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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Big Hero 6: The Series gets opening sequence look, premiere window

With the fall Disney XD premiere of Big Hero 6: The Series drawing ever closer, Disney Television Animation has shared the opening animation sequence and story synopsis for the upcoming adaptation of Disney’s 2014 CG-animated film. However, unlike the movie, the series is 2D-animated. Disney XD’s animated series Big Hero 6, picks up immediately following the events of the Walt Disney ...

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Disney Being Sued Over CG Technology Used in GotG, Beauty and the Beast

Some may call it digital karma, but the normally lawsuit-happy entertainment giants Disney and Marvel are currently saddled with a lawsuit alleging that they have infringed the intellectual property of the Oscar-winning motion picture tech company MOVA Contour Reality Capture, in relation to the allegedly stolen technology used to make two of their most recent blockbuster pictures—Guardians of ...

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Disney XD renews Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, sets debut for Spider-Man

The Marvel Animation panel at D23 revealed some cools news about the latest caped cartoons headed to Disney XD. The brand new Spidey series, dubbed Marvel’s Spider-Man, got its premier date and voice cast. We also learned that the network has given the go-ahead to season 3 of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, and that’s there’s going to a LEGO Guardians TV special. Just in ...

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Whoopi Goldberg Honored as a Disney Legend at D23 Expo

At the most recent D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event, iconic actress Whoopi Goldberg has been named as a Disney Legend, mostly for lending her voice to two popular Disney villains – Shenzi the hyena in The Lion King, and Stretch the gummy purple octopus in Pixar’s Toy Story 3. Being named a Disney Legend is another notch under Goldberg’s belt, as she is already one of the few ...

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Disney XD Releases DuckTales Avatar Creator, All Ducked Out!

In support of the upcoming refresh of the DuckTales animated series, Disney XD has released a new app for iOS and Android. Titled “DuckTales: All Ducked Out!,” the app gives fans the ability to mix and match hairstyles, accessories, colors, backgrounds, and more in order to create a DuckTales-inspired cartoon alter ego. As expected of any mobile app, DuckTales: All Ducked Out! allows users ...

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Disney/Pixar Accused of Stealing Inside Out Concept

According to a recent report by Cartoonbrew, Disney and Pixar are currently facing a lawsuit from experienced child development specialist Denise Daniels, with the lawsuit alleging that the massively successful CG film Inside Out was based at least in part on her project titled “The Moodsters.” The Moodsters project features five main characters that represent various emotions: happiness ...

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Disney’s Stitch returns in new Chinese series Stitch & Ai

Disney’s Lilo & Stitch just turned 15 years old on June 21, 2017 and while news on the franchise has gone cold in North America, it’s still going strong in Asia. The Stitch! anime series got a new TV special in 2015 called A Perfect Memory that debuted in English on South East Asian Disney TV channels last year. Now it’s time for China to shine as the house that Mickey Mouse ...

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DuckTales Title Sequence Teased

One of the most memorable – and beloved! – parts of Disney’s DuckTales series was its title sequence, no doubt owed to the infectious theme song. So with Disney XD gearing up to revive the franchise with a new animated series via an hour long special on August 12 and two back-to-back episodes on September 23, fans are most definitely interested in a peek at the new title ...

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Disney Pixar Releases New Trailer for Cars 3

Disney-Pixar has just unveiled a new trailer for the upcoming third installment of the Cars franchise. The trailer clocks in at a mere 1 minute, but the CG animated franchise is so popular that it doesn’t really deserve much introduction or backstory. What the trailer provides is a glimpse into what Cars 3 is all about. It seems to be an apt representation of the Cars 3 franchise at this point: ...

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WATCH Disney-Pixar’s Official Trailer for COCO

Disney-Pixar has just unveiled the first official trailer for their upcoming CG-animated film, Coco. The film will feature an all-Latino cast that includes Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Edward James Olmos, Alanna Ubach, Selene Luna, and others. The story aims to introduce the audience to a wide variety of colorful characters from both the land of the living to the land of the dead. You can ...

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