• Pixar
    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 […]

  • ABC
    Scuttlebutt – Club 33 at Disney World?

    Disney World to host veterans-hiring summit. Walt Disney World to host a free “Veterans Institute” workshop later this fall aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses establish veteran-hiring programs. The Nov. 14 event is part of Disney’s year-old “Heroes Work Here” campaign, which Disney launched last year with a pledge to hire more than 1,000 […]

  • D23
    Scuttlebutt – Shanghaied Monsters and Ghosts

    Shanghai is alive with the sound of music. Walt Disney Company brought Pixar in Concert to the Chinese mainland for the first time on July 15, presenting a repertoire of 13 Pixar movie songs. The music was performed by China Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Chen Kangming at MISA Concert Hall at Lujiazui. “Just like […]

  • Disney World Resort Hotels
    Scuttlebutt – The Oldest Disney Legend

    From August 15, 2013 to February 3, 2014, The Walt Disney Family Museum will present the exhibition Water to Paper, Paint to Sky: The Art of Tyrus Wong. Organized by Michael Labrie, the museum’s director of collections, the exhibition will focus on the life and work of Chinese-American artist Tyrus Wong—a celebrated painter, muralist, kite […]

  • Consumer Products
    The Disney Store Japan’s UniBEARsity Collection

    UniBEARsity is a Teddy Bear series that is only available at Disney Store locations in Japan. Each Disney star has their own themed bear counterpart. Some of them are: Mocha – Mickey’s teddy bear Pudding – Minnie’s teddy bear Whip – Donald’s teddy bear Puffy – Daisy’s teddy bear Mont and Blanc – Chip and […]

  • Pixar
    Quick Film Reviews: Monsters U and The Lone Ranger

    By Mark Hickson: Don’t you hate it when someone gives away the plot of a movie that you were thinking about seeing? Well, I do! So instead of doing a review that describes the plot in detail, I’m just going to share my opinion, then you can decide if you want to see it or […]

  • Hong Kong
    Monster Food and Merchandise at Hong Kong Disneyland

    Celebrating the upcoming Hong Kong theatrical release of Disney‧Pixar 3D animation “Monsters University,” Hong Kong Disneyland will bring guests a flavor of campus life at Monsters University from now until September 1, 2013. Guests can have their scary Student Photos taken at the Monsters University Administration Building. They can then proceed to Town Square Photo […]

  • California Adventure
    Scuttlebutt – Roar and Soar

    Fresh from the spectacular finale to Swedish House Mafia’s final world tour and ahead of their joint Ibiza venture “Departures,” electronic dance music heavyweights Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso have created a new track for the soundtrack to Disney-Pixar’s Monsters University, which is set for release on June 18th. The new production, “Roar,” is available today and […]

  • Pixar
    ‘Monsters University’ to Open Shanghai Festival

    According to the Hollywood Reporter the Chinese-language version of the Pixar animation film Monsters University will make its Asian premiere June 15. Pixar revealed Xu Zheng, the director-star of Lost in Thailand, will voice Sully in the Chinese release — a casting coup which will drive the film’s popularity in the country immensely, given Xu’s cachet […]

  • ABC
    TOY STORY OF TERROR - From Disney?Pixar comes a spooky new tale featuring all of the favorite characters from the "Toy Story" films. What starts out as a fun road trip for the "Toy Story" gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse when the trip detours to a roadside motel. After one of the toys goes missing, the others find themselves caught up in a mysterious sequence of events that must be solved before they all suffer the same fate in this "Toy Story of Terror." The cast of "Toy Story of Terror" includes Tom Hanks as Woody, Tim Allen as Buzz, Joan Cusack as Jessie, Carl Weathers as Combat Carl/Combat Carl Jr., Timothy Dalton as Mr. Pricklepants, Don Rickles as Mr. Potato Head, Wallace Shawn as Rex and Kristen Schaal as Trixie. "Toy Story of Terror" is produced by Galyn Susman and directed by Angus MacLane. The special, from Disney?Pixar, will premiere on ABC in October 2013. (Disney/Pixar 2013)JESSIE, BUZZ LIGHTYEAR, WOODY
    Scuttlebutt – You Got to be Kidding Me!

    File this under “You got to be kidding me”: Texas Sen. John Cornyn argued on Tuesday that the federal government should adopt a similar entry-exit system to the one used by Walt Disney World. Backing the amendment to the bill proposed by Sen. Jeff Sessions, Cornyn contended, during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that if the biometrics […]