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    Disney Channel kicks off first national dance talent search, "Make Your Mark: Ultimate Dance Off - 'Shake It Up' Edition

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    ) "MAKE YOUR MARK: ULTIMATE DANCE OFF - 'SHAKE IT UP' EDITION" DISNEY CHANNEL'S FIRST NATIONAL DANCE TALENT SEARCH,"MAKE YOUR MARK: ULTIMATE DANCE OFF - 'SHAKE IT UP' EDITION" KICKS OFF AT THE AMERICANA AT BRAND IN GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA "Shake It Up" stars Zendaya and Bella Thorne help kick-off a five-city talent search for "Make Your Mark: Ultimate Dance Off - 'Shake It Up' edition," Disney Channel's first national dance talent...
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    Get a first look at "The Suite Life on Deck" series finale - "Graduation on Deck"

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    ZACK AND CODY GRADUATE FROM SEVEN SEAS HIGH SCHOOL IN THE MOMENTOUS SERIES FINALE OF "THE SUITE LIFE ON DECK," PREMIERING FRIDAY, MAY 6 ON DISNEY CHANNEL All good voyages must come to an end, but for Seven Seas High School students Zack, Cody, London, Bailey and Woody, graduation comes sooner than they expect, and with a lot of baggage, in the momentous series finale of "The Suite Life on Deck," premiering FRIDAY, MAY 6 (8:00-8:40 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel Here's a first...
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    Disney Channel star Mitchel Musso hosts new reality series "Prankstars"

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    DISNEY CHANNEL CONNECTS UNSUSPECTING FANS WITH THEIR FAVORITE STARS IN "PRANKSTARS," A NEW REALITY SERIES HOSTED BY MITCHEL MUSSO, PREMIERING FRIDAY, JULY 15 -- Premiere Episode Features Selena Gomez and Debby Ryan -- Disney Channel stars Selena Gomez, Debby Ryan and Mitchel Musso surprise their biggest fans in the premiere episode of "PrankStars," a hidden camera series where unsuspecting tweens and teens are set up by family members and come face to face with their favorite...
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    Radio Disney's Popular Musical Talent Showcase "N.B.T." Debuts October 14th

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    FOURTH SEASON OF "N.B.T.," POPULAR MUSICAL TALENT SHOWCASE, DEBUTS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 ON RADIO DISNEY AND DISNEY CHANNEL -- Music from Five Young Unsigned Artists to be Highlighted Across National Broadcast and Online Platforms -- -- "N.B.T." Winner's Single to be Released by Disney Music Group - - Radio Disney, the #1, 24-hour radio network devoted to kids, tweens and families, will kick off its fourth season of "N.B.T." (Next Big Thing), beginning FRIDAY, OCTOBER...
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    "DJ's Mix" Wins Disney Channel's "Make Your Mark: Shake It Up Dance Off"

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    October 21, 2012 YOUNG ARIZONA DANCE DUO "DJ'S MIX" WIN DISNEY CHANNEL'S "MAKE YOUR MARK: SHAKE IT UP DANCE OFF" In a thrilling performance showcasing dance and gymnastic skills, the dance duo DJ's Mix - 9-year-old Jaycee and 10-year-old Dylynn from Arizona - earned viewers' votes to win Disney Channel's "Make Your Mark: Shake It Up Dance Off," the popular talent competition for kids. This marks the second consecutive year of the competition. More...
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    Disney to Acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. Seventh Star Wars Film in the Works

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    Global leader in high-quality family entertainment agrees to acquire world-renowned Lucasfilm Ltd, including legendary STAR WARS franchise. Acquisition continues Disney’s strategic focus on creating and monetizing the world’s best branded content, innovative technology and global growth to drive long-term shareholder value. Lucasfilm to join company’s global portfolio of world class brands including Disney, ESPN, Pixar, Marvel and ABC. STAR WARS: EPISODE 7 feature film targeted...
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    New Disney Channel & Disney Junior Series "Sofia the First" Debuts Friday January 11th

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    "SOFIA THE FIRST," AN ANIMATED SERIES ABOUT A LITTLE GIRL PRINCESS ADJUSTING TO ROYAL LIFE, DEBUTS FRIDAY, JANUARY 11 ON DISNEY CHANNEL AND DISNEY JUNIOR Classic Disney Princesses Ariel, Aurora, Belle and Jasmine Make Special Appearances Eric Stonestreet, Viola Davis, Bonnie Hunt, Ellie Kemper, Megan Mullally, Kiernan Shipka and Jeffrey Tambor among All-Star Guest Voice Cast The highly anticipated debut of Disney Junior's "Sofia the First," a new animated series about Princess...
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    Disney's modern Christmas tale "Prep & Landing" arrives on DVD - November 22nd

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    An All-New, Modern Christmas Tale To Add To The Family Holiday Viewing Collection! Disney's PREP & LANDING Arrives on DVD - November 22, 2011 Featuring Two New Animated Shorts - "Tiny's Big Adventure" and "Operation Secret Santa" BURBANK, Calif., May 20, 2011 - This coming holiday, Disney invites audiences of all ages to make Prep & Landing (the all-new modern classic Christmas tale) part of their family's -must own‖ holiday-viewing collection! Arriving to...
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    Special Event, "Shake It Up: Made In Japan," Premieres Friday, August 17 on Disney Channel

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    -- Featuring Original Songs Performed By Bella Thorne and Zendaya - -- World Famous Blue Man Group Guest Stars -- Rocky and CeCe win a trip to Japan to be part of a dance video game production and the world famous Blue Man Group performs in a madcap "Shake It Up" event that's infused with Tokyo teen fashion and "J-Pop" music. "Shake It Up: Made In Japan" premieres FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 (8:00-9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. "Shake It Up" is the #1 live...
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    Walt Disney Animation Studios Unveils Epic Adventure "Frozen" - In Theaters November 2013

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    Film/TV/Stage Star Kristen Bell and Tony® Award Winner/film/TV star Idina Menzel Lend their Singing/Acting Talents Broadway Greats Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez to Contribute Original Songs BURBANK, Calif. (June 11, 2012) - Walt Disney Animation Studios presents an epic tale of adventure and comedy in "Frozen," a computer-animated feature film slated for the big screen in November 2013. Directed by Chris Buck ("Tarzan," "Surf's Up") and produced by...
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    Disney Cruise Line Arrives in Galveston with Texas-sized Fanfare

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    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 22, 2012) - Today, the Disney Magic arrived in Galveston, kicking off the Disney Cruise Line inaugural season sailing from the Port of Galveston. To salute its arrival to the Lone Star State, the Disney Magic donned a Texas-sized cowboy hat on the ship's funnel as crew members and Disney characters waved from the upper decks of the ship. In 2012 and 2013, Disney Cruise Line will sail from Galveston on a variety of itineraries to the Caribbean and Bahamas, with some cruises...
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    Huffington Post: Jim Hill -- How the Disney AVATAR theme deal really came together

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    How the Disney / Avatar Theme Park Deal Really Came Together So when exactly does the story of The Walt Disney Company's desire to build a theme park version of James Cameron's AVATAR begin? A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Seriously. Copyright Disney Enterprises, Inc. / Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Dune Entertainment, LLC. All rights reserved Read More : Click on the title above or go to:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jim-hill/avatar-park_b_973615.html
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    Disney The Muppets Teaser Poster Released - They're Closer Than You Think

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    Gloria Estefan joined the chainsaw drill team lurking in the streets, scaring guests in “Saws and Steam,”

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    © 2010 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved Photo Credit: Kevin Kolczynski, Universal Orlando Resort Grammy-award winning singer and songwriter Gloria Estefan joined the chainsaw drill team lurking in the streets, scaring guests at Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort on Oct. 17. Estefan and her family were hosted by Universal Orlando to enjoy Halloween Horror Nights XX where guests will face Fear – the master behind everything the event has ever been and will become...
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    Disneyland Haunted Mansion Stretching Room Art Available in Profiles In History's Hollywood Auction, December 17-18

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    Profiles in History, the world's largest auctioneer of Hollywood memorabilia and the "star" of the hit Syfy Network television show, "Hollywood Treasure," will present over 1300 lots of iconic items from film, television, music and more at their at their upcoming Winter Hollywood Auction, December 17-18, 2010.The two-day event will take place at the Saban Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. You're sure to find something for the fan or collector who has everything...
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    Disney Channel and Disney XD announce open casting call in Richmond, VA July 9th

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    Casting Directors Searching for Talented Young Actors, Actresses, Singers and Dancers Ages 10-18 for Upcoming Series and Movies Produced for Disney Channel and Disney XD Disney Channel and Disney XD today announced an open casting call in Richmond, Virginia, to give promising new actors and actresses an opportunity of a lifetime to audition for casting representatives. "We are always on the lookout for young talent and the opportunity to help make their dreams come true," said Judy Taylor...
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    Walt Disney Studios: "Saving Mr. Banks" Begins Production in Los Angeles

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    Los Angeles, Calif., September 19, 2012 -Disney began production today on "Saving Mr. Banks," the account of Walt Disney's twenty-year pursuit of the film rights to P.L. Travers' popular novel, Mary Poppins , and the testy partnership the upbeat filmmaker develops with the uptight author during the project's pre-production in 1961. Two-time Academy Award®-winner Tom Hanks ("Philadelphia," "Forrest Gump") will essay the role of the legendary Disney (the...
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    Disney XD starts production of new buddy comedy series with puppetry, "Crash & Bernstein"

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    "CRASH & BERNSTEIN," A BUDDY COMEDY SERIES WITH PUPPETRY STARTS PRODUCTION FOR PREMIERE THIS FALL ON DISNEY XD Production has begun in Hollywood, California, on "Crash & Bernstein," a live action comedy series -- with hand puppetry -- that follows Wyatt Bernstein, the only son among four kids, whose new puppet, Crash, comes to life and becomes his loud-mouthed surrogate brother who knows no limits. The multi-camera series is scheduled to premiere in fall 2012 on Disney...
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    The Walt Disney Studios Announces Release Dates for Muppets 2, Captain America, Maleficent & Pirates of the Caribbean 5

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    On January 14th, The Walt Disney Studios announced release dates and additional information for several upcoming films. Here's a closer look. THE MUPPETS 2 is now dated on 3/21/14. MUPPETS 2 is produced by Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman and directed by James Bobin. The screenplay is by Bobin and Nick Stoller, who will also serve as executive producer. The cast includes Ricky Gervais and Ty Burrell - and of course, the whole Muppets gang. CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (Marvel) will be...
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    Dane Cook Tapped to Voice Dusty in "Disney's Planes"

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    High-Flying Animated Comedy Adventure Soars into Theaters August 9, 2013 BURBANK, Calif. (February 28, 2013) - Dane Cook has been tapped to voice the lead character Dusty, a plane with high hopes in "Disney's Planes." Inspired by the world of "Cars" and directed by Disneytoon Studios veteran and aviation enthusiast Klay Hall ("King of the Hill," "The Simpsons"), "Disney's Planes" is an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure about Dusty's...
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    Go Behind the Scenes of Disney's Classic PETER PAN with Mary Blair's Concept Art & Bonus Feature Clips

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    Bonus Clips The following bonus clip comes from Ted Thomas' Featurette Growing Up with Nine Old Men about Disney's original 9 Old Men. Walt Disney's daughter Diane explains how her father fell in love with Peter Pan as a boy and wanted to make it his second feature after Snow White but had to wait 10 years for animation techniques to evolve to be able to make the film. Peter Pan Three-Disc Diamond Edition: Blu-ray/DVD + Digital Copy + Storybook App is available on Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack...
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    Woo Hoo ! Springfield is coming to the Universal Orlando Resort this summer

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    Woo Hoo! Springfield, hometown to America's favorite animated family, The Simpsons, comes to life at Universal Orlando Resort this summer. Copyright Fox / Universal Orlando. All rights reserved The expansive, new area within Universal Studios will be anchored by the mega-attraction, The Simpsons Ride, and will allow guests to enter the world of The Simpsons like never before. It will be the only place in the world where guests can walk the streets of Springfield. It will include a brand-new outdoor...
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    Disney Shares First Look Images from "The Pirate Fairy" Releasing on Blu-ray Combo Pack Spring 2014

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    Zarina (left) is voiced by Christina Hendricks and James (right) is voice by Tom Hiddleston.
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    Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks” Free Book Gives Fans Behind-the-scenes Look at the Making of "Mary Poppins"

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    DISNEY'S "SAVING MR. BANKS" BOOK GIVES FANS A SUPERCALIFRAGILISTIC BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE MAKING OF THE TIMELESS CLASSIC "MARY POPPINS" Featuring Rare and Exclusive Archival Treasures, Recording Sessions from the Academy Award ®- Winning Composers, an Interactive Timeline of Historic Walt Disney Studios Milestones, Storyboards, Video and More BURBANK, CALIF. (December 10, 2013) - Walt Disney Studios announces the release of SAVING MR. BANKS: The Official Multi-touch...
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    Marvel's "Guardian's of the Galaxy" Extra Scene is Grrrrrrr-oot!

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    If you didn't stay in the theater to see the first of two Guardians of the Galaxy" extra scenes that every one is talking about, it's now online. STORY SYNOPSIS From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team-the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash...
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