• Disney Asia
    Disney to Sue After Snow White, Capt. America & Star Wars Troopers Show-up In Wanda Park

    According to a story by Bloomberg, Walt Disney Co. said it’s prepared to take action to protect its intellectual property rights after performers dressed as Snow White, Star Wars Troopers and Captain America were sighted at Dalian Wanda Group Co.’s new theme park and entertainment complex in China. “We vigorously protect our intellectual property and will […]

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    Disney Theatrical Productions Bringing Aladdin to Tokyo.

    Disney Theatrical Productions and Shiki Theatre Company are bringing Aladdin to Tokyo. This is the first international production of the Broadway musical comedy and is hitting a market where Disney’s feature animation Frozen recently grossed a record-breaking $250M. Performances will begin in May at the Dentsu Shiki Theatre Umi in Tokyo. Produced on Broadway by […]

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    Scuttlebutt – A Swiss Mellon MVP

    Disney HD channels to launch on Swiss pay TV platform. Swiss pay TV platform Teleclub will carry Walt Disney Co. channels Disney XD and Disney Junior in HD, Digital TV Europe. The channels will be available Feb. 5, carried on the Swisscom AG TV platform, and will be part of the Teleclub Family package’s HD option. […]

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    Lucasfilm Opens Creativity Center in Singapore

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) – “Star Wars” creator Lucasfilm formally expanded its creative universe on Thursday by launching its visual effects and animation hub in Singapore that works on Hollywood blockbusters and bolsters marketing efforts in fast-growing Asia. “May the Force be with you,” Lee Hsien Loong, the prime minister of the Southeast Asian city-state, said in […]

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    ‘Maya the Bee’ Joins Disney Junior Asia

    Studio 100 Media, the media sales division of family entertainment company Studio 100, has finalized a deal with Disney Junior Asia for its new children’s CGI series Maya The Bee. Produced by Paris-based Studio 100 Animation SAS in association with TF1 and ZDF Maya The Bee (78 x 12′) is set to premiere on Disney […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Disney Korea, Florida and Hollywood

    Disney Korea, along with high-end retailer Lotte, is offering fans of a chance to interact with Disney like never before with the launch of the Disney Dream Festival at two locations in Seoul. Now through August 25, families can take part in a series of activities including a dance contest, a drawing competition, a Princess […]

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    D23 Expo Japan

    The Walt Disney Company Japan announced today that it will stage the first-ever D23 Expo Japan, a special event for Japanese-speaking Disney fans created by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. D23 Expo Japan, the first Expo to be held outside the U.S., will feature an array of engaging presentations—for the most part in Japanese—hosted […]

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    D23 Expo Japan Announced

    The Walt Disney Company Japan announced today that it will stage the first D23 Expo Japan, a special event for Japanese speaking Disney fans. D23 Expo Japan, the first D23 Expo to be held outside the U.S., will feature an array of engaging presentations in Japanese and hosted by senior Disney Japan creative executives, showcasing […]