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Planes Released Today on DVD and Blu-Ray; ToonBarn Review

Disney’s heartwarming family comedy, Planes, revved up with high-flying action and adventure, lands in homes and mass retailers nationwide on November 19th. This endearing underdog story about a crop dusting plane named Dusty with sky-high dreams touches down on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD and On-Demand featuring a cargo hold full of exciting bonus features. Guaranteeing hours of fun, Planes ...


ToonBarn Interview: Planes Director Klay Hall

Planes director Klay Hall comes from a family immersed in aviation with a father and grandfather who were pilots in the armed forces. In this touching clip, he shares his passion for flying vintage planes with his own two sons: ToonBarn’s ...


Carlos Alazraqui, El Chupacabra on Planes, in a ToonBarn Interview

Carlos Alazraqui is not shy when it comes to sharing his vast array of voices from the characters he has played over the years. As he says in our Exclusive ToonBarn Interview, “you almost have to announce the things you do, even with people that know you,” to continue to work successfully as a voice-over actor. His character on Planes, El Chupacabra, is also not shy. Carlos describes ...

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How Animated Films Fared in 2013 Summer Box Office Race

Despite the underwhelming box office grosses of several big budgeted films, Summer 2013 (May-August) set a new record with $4.76 billion, up 11 percent from last year’s Summer gross receipts. The previous record was established in Summer 2011 with $4.4 billion. The record-setting feat was largely due to the stellar performance of monster movie franchises, prequels and reboots – Iron Man 3, ...


Super Wings to be Presented at MIPCOM Jr.

A new global co-production from FunnyFlux Entertainment (South Korea), QianQi Animation (China), and Little Airplane Productions (US) is scheduled to be presented at Cannes for MIPCOM Jr. this coming October. Targeted towards children aged 3 to 6, Super Wings! is an animated series that focuses on the action-packed adventures of a jet plane named Jett, who travels the world in a mission to ...


Disney Collaborates With American Airlines for PLANES

Walt Disney Studios and American Airlines have jointly announced a strategic partnership that will have the two companies collaborating on the upcoming Disney’s Planes movie, which will feature a cameo appearance by a plane named Tripp, which is based on American Airlines’ Boeing 777-300ER.Tripp will don the airline’s new look, complete with the company’s brand new flight ...


New Trailer for Disney’s Planes

Disney has just released a new trailer for their upcoming CG animated feature, Planes. Note that even though the film looks like it came from Pixar (and considering their partnership), Planes is actually a project of Disney’s Animation Studio so all eyes are on this project just to see if Disney can deliver a CG film that is up to par with Pixar’s standards. Planes is set in the same ...


Preview of Disney’s Planes Released

Disney has just released a sneak peek at the upcoming Cars spin-off, Planes. The preview was only shown exclusively in AMC Theatres in the past, and shows quite a bit of new stuff from the CG feature. Disney’s Planes follows the adventures of a plane named Dusty (voiced by comedian Dane Cook), who has dreams of competing as a highflying air racer, despite the fact that he wasn’t ...


Dane Cook Cast for Disney’s Planes

DisneyToon Studios’ CG animated spin off of the Disney-Pixar Cars franchise, Planes, is prepping for an August 9 launch, and Disney has taken it upon themselves to announce the full cast list, which is headlined by comedian Dane Cook, who voices the lead character Dusty. Planes follows Dusty as he dreams of being a racer, despite not being built for it. Dusty will not let the simple fact ...

Disney to Release Planes in August

Disney to Release Planes in August

Disney has just announced plans for a new CG-animated feature titled Planes, which is “inspired by” the world of Pixar’s Cars (it’s basically Cars, but with planes instead of automobiles). The feature is scheduled to debut in theaters on August 9, 2013 and will be produced by DisneyToon Studios. ...

Pixar flies Planes as spinoff to Disney's Cars

Pixar flies Planes as spinoff to Disney’s Cars

Pixar and Disney may have just driven Cars 2 to theaters, but they’re already producing the spinoff, Planes. They’ve conquered the roads, so why not set to the skies? The project is currently slated as a DisneyToon Studios 2013 direct-to-video release, though it’s important to remember Toy Story 2 originally started as a direct-to-video production, before getting a greenlight ...

Disney and Pixar target November 27, 2013

Disney and Pixar target November 27, 2013

Hot on the release of Cars 2, the reveal of Planes, and the teaser info of Brave, Disney and Pixar are at it again, locking down November 27th, 2013 for … something! Truth is, no one knows for sure what that date is locking in. All that has been revealed thus far is that Disney and Pixar have secured that date, which falls sometime around Thanksgiving two years from now. Is this a look ...

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