• Media Networks
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    Disney Gets 39 Kids Choice Awards Nods

    Disney was nominated for 39 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards, which will be handed out in a live telecast March 12 on Nickelodeon. Voting starts Tuesday, and the awards will be handed out live at 8 p.m. ET/PT at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. A complete list of Disney produced nominees are: Favorite TV Show Austin & Ally […]

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    Disney Wins Five AIS Lumieres

    Disney won five Lumiere awards at the Advanced Imaging Society’s 19th Creative Arts Awards, which were given out at Warner Bros. Studios Wednesday evening. The Disney/Lucasfilm’s space saga “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” won two of the Society’s Lumiere statuettes: one for Top Live Action 3D Feature and one for Best 2D-to-3D Conversion. Pixar came […]

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    ‘Inside Out’ Wins 2016 PGA Award

    Disney-Pixar’s “Inside Out” won the Producers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures for producer Jonas Rivera. “Inside Out,” which explored the mind of an 11-year-old girl and became a surprise hit with worldwide grosses of $856 million, topped “Anomalisa,” “The Good Dinosaur,” “Minions” and “The Peanuts Movie” and is […]

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    Pirates of the Caribbean and Star Wars to Flip Opening Dates

    According to THR, the next ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ installment will open where the ‘Star Wars’ movie was to have launched. Star Wars: Episode VIII is being pushed back seven months, from Memorial Day weekend in 2017 to Dec. 15, 2017.The next Star Wars film, the spinoff Rogue One, opens Dec. 16. 2016. Instead, Pirates […]

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    Netflix Renews ‘Jessica Jones’ for Second Season

    Netflix has announced that it has given a second season of 13 episodes to the series ‘Jessica Jones’ starring Krysten Ritter as a private detective with superhuman abilities. The long-awaited renewal is not much of a surprise. “Jessica Jones” premiered last November to strong reviews, with Variety’s Maureen Ryan heralding it as “not just a […]

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    Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Wins Golden Globe

    The 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards were held Sunday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The victor in the best animated movie category was Disney/Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’, an innovative look at the inner emotional life of an 11-year-old girl. Disney/Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur was also nominated. In accepting, Pete Docter, one of the film’s directors, commented wryly, “When […]

  • Imagineering
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    Frank Armitage, Veteran Disney Artist, Passes At 91

    Frank Armitage , renowned Disney layout and background artist on such classic Disney films as “Sleeping Beauty,” “Mary Poppins,” and “The Jungle Book,” and a longtime Disney Imagineer who contributed murals and designs to a wide range of theme parks all over the world, passed away on Monday (1/4/16) at his home in Paso Robles, […]

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    Marvel’s Daredevil – Season 2 Trailer and Poster

    Just when Matt thinks he is bringing order back to the city, new forces are rising in Hell’s Kitchen. Now the Man Without Fear must take on a new adversary in Frank Castle and face an old flame – Elektra Natchios. Bigger problems emerge when Frank Castle, a man looking for vengeance, is reborn as […]

  • Lucasfilm
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    Disney Gets Four ACE Eddie Award Nods

    This year, four Disney produced films were nominated by the American Cinema Editors (ACE) to receive a Eddie Award. One is for best edited dramatic feature, The Force Awakens, edited by Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey, and in the category for best edited film, musical or comedy was Ant-Man, edited by Dan Lebental and Colby Parker, Jr. […]

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    Star Wars Busts the Box Office

    Thanks to a record Sunday in the U.S. and Canada, Force Awakens’ weekend will end up at $248 million domestically. The movie’s worldwide opening is now at $529 million, ahead of the historic global launch of Jurassic World this last summer. The Force Awakens shattered records in a number of key territories, including the U.K., […]