• Lucasfilm
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    ‘Star Wars’ Producers Charged Over Harrison Ford Accident

    British health authorities announced Thursday they have issued criminal charges against the producers of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” over an on-set accident in which Harrison Ford broke his leg. The actor was struck by a hydraulic door on the set of the Millennium Falcon — his character Han Solo’s spaceship — at Pinewood Studios […]

  • ESPN Wide World of Sports
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    Schedule Announced for The Invictus Games at Disney World

    The Invictus Games is an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports including Wheelchair basketball, Sitting volleyball and Indoor rowing. The Invictus Games Foundation has been set up to develop this legacy, manage the process of selecting the hosts of future […]

  • Disney Research
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    Disney Closing Cambridge Mass 3D Research Facility

    The Walt Disney company is closing the Cambridge, Massachusetts office of its research group this week, saying it no longer needs the branch. “We regularly evaluate our organization to meet the evolving needs of our business,” said Jennifer Liu, a spokeswoman for Disney Research, in a statement. The Cambridge office — known as Disney Research Boston — […]

  • The Walt Disney Company
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    Disney Reports Record Quarterly Earnings for 1st Quarter

    BURBANK, Calif.–The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today reported record quarterly earnings of $2.9 billion for its first fiscal quarter ended January 2, 2016 compared to $2.2 billion for the prior-year quarter. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter increased 36% to $1.73 from $1.27 in the prior-year quarter. Excluding certain items affecting comparability, […]

  • ABC
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    ABC Orders Game Show ‘Who Knows?’

    The straight-to-series game show is based on popular Jimmy Kimmel Live segment “Who Knows…?” during which a celebrity and a super fan go head-to-head to see who knows the most about the star competing. Andy Richter will host the half-hour series. Each of the episodes of the game show will feature one celebrity and three […]

  • Pixar
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    Daniel Gerson, Writer on Big Hero 6 and Monsters Dies at 49

    Daniel Gerson, who co-wrote the screenplays for Big Hero 6 and the two Monsters, Inc. films and contributed to several other Pixar/Disney animated movies, has died. He was 49. Gerson died Saturday of brain cancer at his home in Los Angeles. Gerson also teamed with Robert L. Baird (and Jordan Roberts) on the screenplay for […]

  • Disneyland
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    Payton, Mosely and Marshall Manning’s Disneyland Parade

    How did Peyton Manning celebrate his team’s Super Bowl 50 victory today? He went to Disneyland! Following the Denver Broncos victory over the Carolina Panthers at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., Peyton was joined by his children, Mosely and Marshall and celebrated with fans today at the Disneyland with a parade down Main Street, […]

  • Walt Disney Pictures
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    The Jungle Book Official Super Bowl Trailer

    Directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”), based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s classic animated film, “The Jungle Book” is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli (newcomer Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when […]

  • Disneyland Resort
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    Payton Manning and Family are Going to Disneyland

    The day after winning his second Super Bowl, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning plans to celebrate the big victory at Disneyland on Monday. The Broncos won Super Bowl 50 24-10 over the Carolina Panthers Sunday, and when asked what his next move was, Manning had a quick reply. “I’m taking my kids to Disneyland!” Manning, who has twins, a […]

  • Marvel
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    Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Wins 10 Annie Awards

    Disney/Pixar’s after “Inside Out” took home the top prize at the 43rd Annie Awards Saturday night at UCLA’s Royce Hall. In all, the film picked up 10 Annies, including prizes for best animated feature, director Pete Docter, writing (Docter, Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley) and voice acting for Phyllis Smith, who played Sadness. Pixar also […]

  • Walt Disney Pictures
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    Film Review: The Finest Hours

    By Steven Guttman The Finest Hours: a rescue at sea & romance combo. The advertisements for this movie center on the fact that it is a true story of a miraculous rescue at sea. The opening scene, however, is the first date between Coast Guardsman Bernie Webber (Chris Pine)and his bride to be, Miriam (Holliday […]