• Disney India
    Disney India Drops Bollywood Production

    The Walt Disney Company India (UTV) is getting out of Bollywood, and changing its focus from local-language features to marketing Disney’s Hollywood films. Coming off the record success in India with The Jungle Book along with UTV produced Bollywood flops, including historical epic Mohenjo Daro, the studio has decided to get out of the Bollywood business. The studio has […]

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    Disney India’s ‘PK’ Gets Broad Worldwide Release

    India’s most anticipated movie of the year, the comedy PK, was released worldwide last Friday by Disney India. The buildup for the release started even before the cameras began rolling over a year ago as the project reunites the makers of 2008’s 3 Idiots, considered the most successful Indian film ever. PK stars Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma. The film was […]

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    Chennai Express Video ‘Get On The Dance Floor’

    Chennai Express is a Disney/UTV production and currently ranks as the second highest-grossing Bollywood film worldwide. Plot: Rahul embarks on a journey to a small town in Tamil Nadu to fulfill the last wish of his grandfather: to have his ashes immersed in the Holy water of Rameshwaram. En route, he meets a woman hailing […]

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    Mousellaneous News Briefs

    Kouzzina at WDW Boardwalk to Close. Kouzzina by Cat Cora, the Greek/Mediterranean restaurant located on Disney’s BoardWalk in Walt Disney World, will be closing its doors in September 30, 2014. Reservations can be made up until then. A new restaurant concept will open in its place this fall. No word yet on what type of […]

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    Scuttlebutt – One Less Mouseketeer

    Original Mouseketeer Dick Dodd Dies. Dick (Dickey) Dodd passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends in the hospital, on Fri. 11/29/13 at 10pm. He had courageously been battling 4th stage cancer, and throughout his confinement, remained in great spirits – happy to see his visitors. Dick was a first season replacement Mouseketeer, hired for his […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Should I Stay or Should I Go?

    Keith Richards to return as Johnny Depp’s swashbuckling dad in next Pirates Of The Caribbean film. The Rolling Stones musician is set to reprise his role as Captain Jack Sparrow’s father in Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. After months of talks, Keith has signed on to rejoin Johnny Depp in this […]

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    Disney-UTV Expands to South India With First Telegu Language Film

    The studio’s first film in the Telegu language industry, India’s second largest film sector after the mainstream Hindi Bollywood industry, will star top talent Mahesh Babu. MUMBAI – Disney-UTV announced its first South Indian Telegu language project, which will feature top star Mahesh Babu. Presented in association with Indira Productions, the film, as yet unnamed, will […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Disney Dining Meets Bollywood

    Advanced Dining Reservations at Disneyland. The Disneyland Resort has just announced that you will be able to request your advanced dining reservations to your favorite resort restaurants online starting October 3rd, 2013. With the famous Walt Disney World style online reservation system finally coming to Disneyland, the e-mail reservation system will no longer be offered. […]

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    ‘Chennai Express’ Passes $50 Million Boxoffice

    The Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone film Chennai Express continues to raise the bar. After grossing over Rs 150 crore in its opening week, the Rohit Shetty-directed movie has now crossed the Rs 200-crore-mark in the second week and is still going strong. The action comedy, produced by Disney/UTV Motion Pictures along with Shahrukh’s Red […]

  • Consumer Products
    Disney’s Planes Interactive Toys Launch in India

    As Disney’s Planes theatrical release goes around the globe, My Baby Excel and Thinkway Toys have launched an interactive range of toys and plush of the movie characters to the Indian market. Featuring Dusty, Ripslinger and El Chupacabra, the new toys are suitable for children aged four and upwards, and is available in retailers across the […]

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    Disney UTV Film ‘Chennai Express’ Breaking Records

    Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone-starrer Chennai Express is chugging on with immense steam at the box office. “We’ve received an overwhelming response from all quarters and the film is being loved by everyone,” Gaurav Verma, director – India theatrical distribution, Studios, Disney UTV. “Though Chennai Express is playing in highest number of screens for any film, we still ran out […]

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    Disney UTV Launches Chennai Express Game

    Shah Rukh Khan’s love of technology is no secret and the actor for sure knows how to put it to use when it comes to promoting his films. Having resorted to technology for RA – One and Don before, the actor on Wednesday launched the official mobile game based on his upcoming film Chennai Express, a Disney UTV production. For now, the game, […]