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Disney Developing Live-Action Adaptation of Dumbo

According to a recent report by THR, Disney is currently developing a new live-action take on the iconic 1941 animated classic Dumbo. The script is written by Ehren Kruger (Transformers), while also serving as co-producer alongside Justine Springer (Tron: Legacy, Oblivion.) For the uninitiated (or for those who have already forgotten,) Dumbo focuses on the story of a baby circus elephant who is ...

Netflix Inks Multiyear Deal with Disney
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Netflix Inks Multiyear Deal with Disney

Netflix has recently entered into a multiyear premium pay TV window license deal with The Walt Disney Studio for North America, which means Netflix is now the exclusive US subscription TV services for first-run live-action and animated movies from Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios and Disneynature movie titles. ...

Discuss Disney's Tangled with Byron Howard and Nathan Greno
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Discuss Disney’s Tangled with Byron Howard and Nathan Greno

We’re lucky. We’re smack dab in the middle of a golden era of animation. There are dozens of cartoon channels, all types of animated films, and even a variety of animation formats, from CG to stop motion to traditional cel animation. As fans, this is a glorious time for all of us. So just imagine how amazing it must be to be part of the animation process! That’s just what ...

Battle Peter Pan's Captain Hook in Disneyland Adventures
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Battle Peter Pan’s Captain Hook in Disneyland Adventures

At E3 2011, lucky fans in attendance got to see first hand just how cool Xbox 360’s Kinect will be, as a whole new line of games was being heavily promoted for the system. One such game, Disneyland Adventures, caught special attention from ToonBarn followers, due to the obvious links to animation. The title recreates a large amount of the Disneyland theme park, that is normally only ...

Dumbo flies to Disney Blu-ray and DVD September 20
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Dumbo flies to Disney Blu-ray and DVD September 20

You will believe an elephant can fly! Some seventy years ago, Disney did the impossible, having pachyderm take flight in the animated classic Dumbo. The courageous baby elephant, separated from his beloved mother and ostracized from the world, overcame all odds, surviving with his best friend Timothy Q. Mouse (somewhat of a reworked Jiminy Cricket) and even taking to the air. Living through ...

Bambi Diamond Edition Blu-ray and DVD review
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Bambi Diamond Edition Blu-ray and DVD review

After years of waiting (and hoping and pleading) Disney is finally bringing Bambi to Blu-ray. The fifth animated feature in the long line of Disney films, Bambi is truly a classic in all meanings of the word. The story is that of a young fawn and his journey to grow into an adult deer — both in the struggles with danger, and the more whimsical moments of finding friends, and love. It is ...

Bambi Diamond Edition on Disney Blu-ray and DVD today
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Bambi Diamond Edition on Disney Blu-ray and DVD today

In 1942, nearly 70 years ago, the world got it’s first glimpse of Walt Disney’s fifth animated feature, Bambi. Based on Felix Salten’s “Bambi, A Life in the Woods”, the story told the tale of Bambi, his parents, and his friends; Thumper, Flower, and Faline. Now today, March 1st, we can finally celebrate the home release of Bambi Diamond Edition on Blu-ray and DVD, ...

Disney's Bambi Diamond Edition on Blu-ray and DVD
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Disney’s Bambi Diamond Edition on Blu-ray and DVD

In a little more than one week, cartoon fans can relive a timeless classic as Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment brings Bambi Diamond Edition home on Blu-ray and DVD. Thankfully cracking free from the Disney vault (though surely for just a brief, limited time) Bambi Diamond Edition features the adorable wide-eyed fawn and his forest friends in Blu-ray high-definition for the first time, ...

Bambi and friends are Twitterpated for March 1st
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Bambi and friends are Twitterpated for March 1st

Twitter didn’t always relate to social media. Honest! (though, while we’re on the subject…) Back in the day, the forest critters associated the term with falling in love. Deer, bunny, skunk… didn’t matter your style, once the female version of you walked through the trees, you were trapped – completely enthralled by her ways. Twitterpated! As Disney ...

Disney brings Bambi Diamond Edition to Blu-ray March 1st
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Disney brings Bambi Diamond Edition to Blu-ray March 1st

This news has us completely twitterpated! On March 1st, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment will release one of the most classic toons to ever grace the Disney Vault — Bambi! Along with his friends Thumper and Flower (and later, Faline), Bambi is tasked with learning the ways of the forest, heeding his mother’s advice as he grows through the years. Now, the adventure is finally ...

Waking Sleeping Beauty, Disney's build to The Little Mermaid
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Waking Sleeping Beauty, Disney’s rebound to The Little Mermaid

Last week, fans were invited to learn one of the greatest Disney stories ever – not Rapunzel’s Tangled (though that was a great film!) – this time, it’s the story-behind-the-story that has us fascinated. Waking Sleeping Beauty notes Disney’s past 20 years, with The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Toy Story, UP, The Princess and the Frog, ...