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    Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films' "THE LONE RANGER" Celebrates Local Heroes Around the Country

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    Individuals and Organizations Who Stand for Justice in Their Communities To Be Honored at Local Screenings BURBANK, CALIF. (June 12, 2013) - In support of Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films' "The Lone Ranger," releasing in U.S. theaters on July 3, Disney announced today the kick-off of "The Lone Ranger Ride for Justice," to celebrate inspiring local heroes and organizations who stand for justice, integrity and righteousness in their communities. Fans can nominate their courageous...
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    "Everything by Design" offers a detailed look at the development of Disney World's never-built Mediterranean Village Resort

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    Jody R. tossed me a note over this past weekend, praising last Tuesday's "Building Tall" story , saying that ... ... it's articles like this that keep me coming back to Jim Hill Media, that keep me listening to that podcast you do with Len Testa . Your ability to continually uncover pieces of information about the Disney Company that I had never heard before. Thanks for your kind words, Jody. But to be honest, I'm not the only one out there who's doing this sort of stuff...
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    D23 EXPO 2013 Announces Special Theatrical Performance "Broadway and Beyond" August 9th

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    DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS TO PRESENT " BROADWAY AND BEYOND" A MUSICAL JOURNEY INTO DISNEY'S HISTORY ON BROADWAY AND BEYOND BURBANK , Calif. - June 11, 2013 - D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is thrilled to announce a special theatrical performance, Broadway and Beyond . Thomas Schumacher , president and producer, Disney Theatrical Productions will host a musical journey into Disney's history on Broadway and beyond at the D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event . The performance...
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    Universal Orlando celebrates National Donut Day by treating 100 guests (and a certain fat guy in New Hampshire) to a free Lard Lad donut

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    I swear to God this story is true. Let me set the scene first: It's Friday, June 7th. And thanks to Tropical Storm Andrea , it's a cold, very wet day out here in the woods of New Hampshire. Photo by Nancy Stadler Anyway, via Skype, I'm doing a podcast with the guys who run Dis After Dark . And we're all talking about Springfield at Universal Studios Florida . How we've all seen the pictures online that were taken earlier this week inside of Moe's and Krusty Burger. And how...
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    Who was that masked beaver-duck? "Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel" trailer debuts on the Disney Channel Friday night

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    There are a lot of reasons to tune in to the Disney Channel on Friday, June 7th. Chief among these being that there's a brand-new episode of " Phineas and Ferb " premiering on at 9 p.m. ET / PT. Of course, as exciting as it's going to be to hear improv comedy master Wayne Brady do a guest spot on this acclaimed animated series (Wayne will be voicing the Danville City Hall guide disrupts Candace's lunchtime date with Jeremy in the "Where's Pinky?" portion of tomorrow...
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    Disney's "Get A Horse!" to be screened next Tuesday at Annecy Animation Festival

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    Hey, guys! Check out this cool poster for Walt Disney Animation Studios , "Get A Horse!" Just so you know, this never-before-seen short is making its world debut at the Annecy Animation Festival in Annecy, France. And to quote the WDAS press release that I received earlier this morning, "Get A Horse!" stars ... ... the one and only Mickey Mouse and featuring Walt Disney himself as the voice of the iconic character. This black-and-white, hand-drawn short follows Mickey, his favorite...
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    "Building Tall" reveals the challenges that Tishman Realty & Construction faced while building EPCOT Center

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    Since sinkholes are back in the news again in Central Florida , Hungry Howie was inspired to drop me a line earlier today to ask about the sinkhole that almost swallowed EPCOT Center back during the construction of that theme park: For years now, I've been hearing stories about EPCOT's sinkhole. Where exactly was this thing located? Is it still there? Was Disney able to stabilize this thing or is it someday going to swallow that theme park? To get a definitive answer to your question, I grabbed...
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    Disney Cruise Line Guests and Crew Take Part in First AquaDucky Derby Fundraiser At Sea

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    $14,000 Donated To Make-A-Wish® International CELEBRATION, Fla. (June 6, 2013) - Thousands of Disney Cruise Line guests and crew members recently volunteered their time on all four ships to take part in the first "AquaDucky Derby" rubber duck races in the ships' pools and famous water coasters to raise nearly $14,000 for Make-A-Wish International. The events saluted the 30th anniversary of the Disney VoluntEARS program, which provides opportunities for Disney cast and crew members...
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    Comic-Con International: San Diego 2013 Badge Resale Drawing Open Now - 48 Hours Only

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    Comic-Con International is pleased to announce that because of returned/cancelled badges we will once again be able to offer those badges for resale. This year we have also reduced the allotment of reserved badges for certain departments. Comic-Con has decided to add these badges to the resale for our attendees. We currently have several thousand single day badges available for resale, only 3,100 of which are Saturday badges. 4-Day badges are sold out. Due to the very limited number of badges available...
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    Disney Interactiv​e Launches New Lone Ranger Play Set for Disney Infinity

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    Disney Interactive is excited to announce the newest play set for Disney Infinity, The Lone Ranger . Disney Infinity is an all-new video game initiative starring the beloved characters from Walt Disney and Pixar Studios' most popular franchises. Players can place real-world toy versions of their favorite Disney characters onto a device called the Infinity Base and transport them into the virtual game worlds of Monsters University, the Incredibles, Cars, Pirates of the Caribbean and the Lone Ranger...
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    Minions Take Over New Kids Suites at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort

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    Eighteen All-New Kids Suites Feature Despicable Me Theming -- Including Missile-Shaped Beds and Minion Characters ORLANDO, Fla . (June 4, 2013) - Universal Orlando's new Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction has quickly become one of the resort's most popular guest entertainment experiences - and now guests can experience the world of Despicable Me in newly-renovated kids suites debuting this fall at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort. Copyright Universal Studios All rights...
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    DOH! Moe's Tavern, Krusty Burger & More Springfiel​d Eateries Now Open at Universal Orlando

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    New Springfield Eateries Now Open at Universal Orlando Resort JUST OPENED : Moe's Tavern, Krusty Burger and more iconic Springfield eateries are now open at Universal Studios Florida - allowing guests to enjoy some of the famed food and beverage offerings from the record-annihilating animated television series, The Simpsons . For the first time ever, guests can visit some of the iconic eateries located on Springfield's Fast Food Boulevard, including Krusty Burger, Moe's Tavern and more...
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    Huffington Post -- SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment bets big on Aquatica San Diego

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    It's Texas Hold 'em time among Southern California's top tier tourist attractions. Disneyland Park kicked off the latest round of theme park poker earlier this year when it opened Fantasy Faire (a mini-land which celebrates the Disney Princesses ) as well as by premiering its new " Mickey and the Magical Map " stage show. Then Knott's Berry Farm upped the ante by expanding its Boardwalk area with three new rides in addition to unveiling its newly enhanced Timber Mountain...
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    A temporary logjam is Knott enough to spoil the opening festivities for this theme park's Boardwalk expansion & its newly enhanced Timber Mountain Log Ride

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    So how did yesterday's media event at Knott's Berry Farm go? Well, that kind of depends on whether you're an optimist or a pessimist. Are you the type of person who sees the glass half-empty or half-full? Or -- in this particular case -- the Timber Mountain Log Ride flume as half-empty or half-full? Tell you what: Let's start off by talking about the portion of Thursday's event that went off without a hitch. And that was the official opening of the newly expanded version of this...
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    "Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons" exhibit opens at The Walt Disney Family Museum

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    You want to know Where The Wild Things Are? Check out The Walt Disney Family Museum at The Presidio of San Francisco between now until July 7. The WDFMuseum recently unveiled a traveling exhibit honoring author and illustrator Maurice Sendak on the 50th anniversary of the publication of " Where The Wild Things Are ." Sendak's beloved book revolutionized children's literature in its depiction of Max, a realistic, moody young boy with a fierce imagination. In the story, filled with...
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    Record-Breaking Wood Coaster Outlaw Run Barrel Rolls into Summer Travel Options

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    Silver Dollar City's New Coaster Creates International Stir (Branson, MO 5/30/2013) Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri, a top vacation destination for families, launches its summer season with one of the world's top rides as its centerpiece. One of the hottest thrill rides among the new ride offerings worldwide is the park's new $10 million coaster Outlaw Run, a record-breaking wood coaster that has gathered national and international news coverage since its spring opening. The interest...
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    Mike and Sulley Pull Pranks, Join a Frat and Lose a Pig in New Clips from MONSTERS UNIVERSITY

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    "First Contact" Clip - Get a glimpse of Mike & Sulley’s first morning as members of the Oozma Kappa brotherhood. "ROR Material" Clip - Sulley's capture of the Archie, the rival school's mascot, just might be enough to make him worthy of joining the leading fraternity on campus: Roar Omega Roar. "OK Initiation" Clip - Oozma Kappa's sacred initiation ritual gets an unexpected interruption as the members try to welcome Mike & Sulley to their brotherhood...
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    How do "Superman Unbound" and "Iron Man 3" ultimately measure up as movies? Noe knows

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    The most recent DC Universe Animated Original movie , "Superman Unbound " , is not the best release by Warner Bros. Animation . The production quality is up to par with previous releases. "Unbound" has solid animation, memorable action sequences and a good story. However the film was lacking. Copyright 2013 Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. All rights reserved The movie was based on the story arc " Superman: Braniac " which was an attempt to understand the classic villain...
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    Gabriella Calicchio resigns as CEO of The Walt Disney Family Museum

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    After great success during her tenure as chief executive officer of the Walt Disney Family Museum -- in building attendance, increasing the profile of the Museum in the community, recruiting key staff, developing exhibition and public engagement programs and a five year strategic plan -- Gabriella Calicchio has resigned her position to explore other professional opportunities. "I am leaving the Walt Disney Family Museum after a period of strong growth and strengthening the infrastructure of...
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    Life-Size Optimus Prime Prepares for Battle Atop Universal Orlando Resort’s TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D

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    © 2013 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved. © 2013 Hasbro. © 2013 DW Studios L.L.C. and Paramount Pictures Corporation. All rights reserved. Licensed by Hasbro. Optimus Prime is ready for battle - towering above the entrance to Universal Orlando Resort's highly-anticipated, blockbuster attraction, TRANSFORMERS: The Ride - 3D. The addition of the authentically-sized leader of the Autobots Thursday morning, May 30, 2013 is one of the finishing touches to the attraction...
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    Attention Students! The final [exam] trailer for MONSTERS UNIVERSITY is here

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    Like MONSTERS UNIVERSITY on Facebook: http://facebook.com/PixarMonstersUniversity Follow Monsters University on Twitter : http://twitter.com/monstersu Tweet the official hashtag: #MonstersU Visit the website: http://www.Disney.com/MonstersU
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    Disney's "Million Dollar Arm" Begins Production Shooting in India, Georgia and Los Angeles

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    Burbank, Calif. (May 30, 2013) Principal photography has begun on Walt Disney Pictures' "Million Dollar Arm," starring Jon Hamm. Directed by Craig Gillespie ("Lars and the Real Girl," "Fright Night"), the film is produced by Mark Ciardi and Gordon Gray, through their Mayhem Pictures, and Joe Roth, under his Roth Films banner, with Palak Patel and Kevin Halloran serving as executive producers. Tom McCarthy ("Win Win," "The Visitor") wrote the screenplay...
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    World Premiere Celebration for Disney's THE LONE RANGER to Benefit the American Indian College Fund

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    WORLD PREMIERE CELEBRATION FOR DISNEY'S "THE LONE RANGER" TO BENEFIT THE AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND STAR-STUDDED EVENT TO BE HELD AT DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE PARK ON JUNE 22 BURBANK, Calif. (May 29, 2013) - Walt Disney Studios Chairman, Alan Horn, announced today that ticket sales from the highly anticipated World Premiere of Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films' "The Lone Ranger" will benefit the American Indian College Fund. The event will take place on Saturday, June...
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    Dream Store and Silent Auction Return to D23 Expo 2013

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    D23 EXPO DREAM STORE AND SILENT AUCTION RETURN TO THE ULTIMATE DISNEY FAN EVENT ONE-OF-A-KIND ITEMS AND UNIQUE COLLECTIBLES Special logo apparel, product debuts, artist signings, and a new silent auction will highlight the Ultimate Disney Event for Fans and Families August 9-11 BURBANK and ANAHEIM , Calif. - May 30, 2013 - Bursting with D23 Expo-themed official merchandise and other specialty items from Disney Theme Park Merchandise, the D23 Expo Dream Store returns with something magical for Disney...
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    Life-sized version of Dusty from Disney "Planes" to make appearances at US & Canadian air shows this Summer

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    Just can't wait to see Disney "Planes ," that new animated feature which is set in the world above " Cars " ? Well, what if I were to tell that there was a way to get close to one of the characters featured in this new Walt Disney Pictures release well ahead of its August 9th release date? "And how exactly would I do that?," you ask. By heading out to one of the 11 airfields around the United States & Canada where a life-sized replica of Dusty Crophopper (i.e...
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    Watching the moon set & the sun rise inside of the Magic Kingdom during WDW's Monstrous Summer! All Nighter

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    Seeing as Jim has already covered what the Disneyland Resort version of the Monstrous Summer! All Nighter was like, I thought that I'd share Angela Ragno & myself's experience at the WDW version of this 24 hour-long party . Photo by Nancy Stadler In the spirit of full disclosure here, I guess I should mention that we did not in fact spend a full 24 hours inside the Magic Kingdom. Given that I was actually down in Central Florida to cover the grand opening of SeaWorld Orlando 's new...
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    SeaWorld Orlando's "Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin" is Now Open

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    Facebook Follow Us Blog Videos Email SeaWorld ® Orlando's all-new Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin™ is now open Be transported to an icy world like you've never seen before. Experience the majestic grandeur of the South Pole and see it through the penguins' eyes on an exhilarating, first-of-its-kind family ride. Then, step out and explore their colony in an expanse that envelops you in cool extremes: bringing you above and below their icy world . Are you ready? Discover Antarctica...
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    Live entertainment & enthusiastic cast members made Disneyland Resort's Monstrous All Nighter memorable and fun

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    You'd think -- on the heels of last year's One More Disney Day event (which was when thousands of Disneyland fans spent a lot of Leap Day 2012 stuck in this miles-long traffic jam out on the 5) -- that the Disneyland Resort would then shy away from the idea of staging any more events that would keep one or both of its Southern California theme parks open for 24 hours straight. But that's not how the Mouse works. To hear Jon Storbeck (i.e. the Vice President of Disneyland Park ) talk,...
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    What happens when Snow White meets Tony Stark? Disney / Marvel Magic

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    My apologies for being off the air here for a couple of days here. But I've been out in Southern California on a business trip from JimHillMedia and the Huffington Post . Going to the sorts of places that Disney fans just dream about getting into and seeing things that ... Well, I can't talk about. Not yet, anyway. But in the weeks & months ahead, boy, will I have some truly cool stories to share. But -- for now (mostly because I'm headed out the door shortly for a roundtable session...
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    Kingdom Hearts to be re-released as HD Bundle

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    Kingdom Hearts is the lovechild between Square Enix and Disney , with lots and lots of hair gel. It follows the adventures of a teen named Sora, and those who are impacted by him. Sora, the wielder of a special sword named a 'Keyblade,' travels from world to world to fight evil and right wrongs while finding his friends he was separated from. These worlds often house Disney characters, each world acting as universe for a film. For instance, an Alice in Wonderland world has all the characters...
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    Grab your tiaras & doubloons For Disney Junior Live On Tour

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    Avast, me hearties ! Walking the plank off the television screen and into an arena near you, look for some popular Disney Junior characters to make a stop in your hometown. Jake and the Never Land Pirates and Sofia the First will be hitting the road starting this summer as Feld Entertainment announces it will stage a live production based on the top performing Disney Junior cable television programs. Feld, famous for Disney On Ice and Disney Live! extravaganzas, along with its Ringling Brothers and...
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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 Legends Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken for a once-in-a-lifetime concert

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    For one night only, two of the world’s most celebrated songwriters and composers will take to the stage for “Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken: The Disney Songbook.” The concert will take place at the D23 Expo 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center in the D23 Expo Arena on Saturday, August 10. Together Sherman and Menken have won a combined 10 Academy Awards for their work with Disney, and have composed music and songs for more than three dozen Disney feature films, over two dozen...
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    Mike & Sulley join the long parade of Pixar & Disney stars who "Got Milk ?"

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    So what's the drink of choice in Monstropolis these days? Milk, of course. And if the college-aged versions of James P. Sullivan & Mike Wazowski are to be believed, milk doesn't just do the human body good. It also does wonders for a growing monster. Giving Sulley a thicker coat of fur and -- in Mike's case -- stronger nails on his hands & his feet. Copyright California Milk Processor Board / Pixar. All rights reserved Mind you, these stars of Pixar 's first-ever prequel,...
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    Video: "Disney's PLANES Takes Flight" Features Music by Mark Mancina

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    From above the world of "Cars" comes "Disney's Planes," an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure featuring Dusty (voice of Dane Cook), a plane with dreams of competing as a high-flying air racer. But Dusty's not exactly built for racing-and he happens to be afraid of heights. So he turns to a seasoned naval aviator who helps Dusty qualify to take on the defending champ of the race circuit. Dusty's courage is put to the ultimate test as he aims to reach heights...
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    D23: The Official Disney Fan Club Announces New Free D23 Membership Level, Weird Disney & More

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    Members Will Have Online Access to Vast Array of Exclusive Disney Content Disney to Celebrate Expansion With New Free D23 Membership Level BURBANK, Calif. - May 16, 2013 - On June 17, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club , will launch a massive reimagining of its D23.com website, opening up the wonderful worlds of Disney like never before to its members. The site will provide access to newly digitized content that delves deeply into The Walt Disney Company's vault of material, past and present,...
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    Huffington Post -- How cinematographer Roger Deakins helped blur the line between live-action and animated features

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    It wasn't a phone call that Roger Deakins had ever expected to receive. This acclaimed English cinematographer -- best known for his Oscar-nominated work for the Coen brothers and Sam Mendes -- had strictly been working the live-action side of the street. But when Pixar Animation Studios reached out in 2005 and asked him to come consult on a project that they then had in development, Deakins had to admit that he was intrigued. Cinematographer Roger Deakins "They were just getting started...
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    Newly released teaser trailer for Twentieth Century Fox's "RIO 2" in theaters April 11, 2014

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    The entire cast of the animated smash RIO returns in RIO 2, and they are joined by a new flock of top actors and musical talents. Rich with grandeur, character, color and music, RIO 2 finds Jewel (Anne Hathaway), Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) and their three kids leaving their domesticated life in that magical city for a journey to the Amazon. They encounter a menagerie of characters who are born to be wild, voiced by Oscar nominee Andy Garcia, Oscar/Emmy/Tony-winner Rita Moreno, Grammy winner Bruno Mars...
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    ABC Releases Trailer for "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D" Marvel's First Television Series

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    Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Tuesdays, 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) Clark Gregg reprises his role of Agent Phil Coulson from Marvel's feature films, as he assembles a small, highly select group of Agents from the worldwide law-enforcement organization known as S.H.I.E.L.D. Together they investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the extraordinary. Coulson's team consists of Agent Grant Ward (Brett Dalton), highly trained in combat and...
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    "Moving Innovation" is a ridiculously entertaining & informative look back at the history of computer animation

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    "Discover a new world with Epic the Movie by Blue Sky Studios , a brand-new 3D animated film from the people who brought you Ice Age ." That's the message that the folks who work in promotions at 20th Century Fox have been hammering home for the past few weeks. As they try & make sure that as many would-be moviegoers as possible know that this new Chris Wedge movie will soon be opening in theaters. On Friday, May 24th, to be precise. Copyright FOX and its related entities. All rights...
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    Famed Actor and Musician John Stamos Prepares for Battle with TRANSFORME​RS at Universal Orlando Resort

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    Famed actor and musician John Stamos "rolled out" to Universal Orlando Resort yesterday, May 13, 2013, where he was recruited as a NEST agent by the larger-than-life Autobots, Optimus Prime and Bumblebee. The Autobots are preparing for battle against the Decepticons before the highly-anticipated, mega-attraction, TRANSFORMERS: The Ride - 3D, grand opens on June 20. Hosted by Universal Orlando, Stamos is best known for starring on hit TV shows, "Full House" and "ER,"...
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    A Huffington Post exclusive: A detailed look at Diagon Alley, the highly anticipated expansion of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort

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    Ever since The Wizarding World of Harry Potter first opened at Universal's Islands of Adventure back in June of 2010, thousands of people have entered Hogsmeade and -- after spotting that stationary version of the Hogwarts Express (which was parked at the entrance of this theme park land as a photo op) -- exclaimed: "Oh, wouldn't it wonderful if we could climb aboard that train and actually go someplace like London or Diagon Alley." Well, as you can see by this exclusive piece of...
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    Disney∙Pixar Brave's Merida is welcomed into the Disney Princess royal court at the Magic Kingdom

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    Copyright Disney Enterprises. All rights reserved. In celebration of mothers and daughters everywhere, Disney proudly welcomed Merida from Disney∙Pixar's Brave , into the Disney Princess royal court on May 11th, 2013. The special ceremony to honor the brave and passionate princess was hosted at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort in front of Cinderella Castle. Copyright Disney Enterprises. All rights reserved. Merida was welcomed on stage by the entire Disney Princess court, and was...
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    First look at Walt Disney Animation Studios CG animated 'Big Hero 6' in theaters November 7 2014

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    From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes "Big Hero 6," an action comedy adventure about brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. With the help of his closest companion-a robot named Baymax-Hiro joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save their city. SAN FRANSOKYO AT NIGHT – Pictured in concept art, the high-tech city of...
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    Disney Interactive Launches Personal Storytelling App for iPhone & iPod touch

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    Story App Instantly Unlocks and Organizes Memories Included in Your Photo Library May 8, 2013 (Glendale, CA) -Disney Interactive today announced that Story, a digital storytelling app for iPhone and iPod touch that turns photography and video into compelling personal narratives, is now available on the App Store. A revolutionary story creation and storytelling app, Story uses intuitive technology to access the photo and video library on your iPhone or iPod touch and automatically organizes them into...
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    Ms. Squibbles and Monsters University Wish You All a Happy Mother's Day

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    Happy Mother's Day From Monsters University! Like MONSTERS UNIVERSITY on Facebook: http://facebook.com/PixarMonstersUniversity Follow Disney/Pixar on Twitter : http://www.twitter.com/DisneyPixar Tweet the official hashtag: #MonstersU Visit the website: http://www.Disney.com/MonstersU
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    Will Disney Infinity prove that the third time actually is the charm for Disney Interactive?

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    Disney Interactive keeps trying to play catch up with the gaming industry but often misses out with gamers. The upcoming title Disney Infinity is another attempt for the company to reinvent themselves for audiences. The previous two high profile showings from the company have failed to turn heads. In early 2010 the studio had touted the evolution of the racing game by marrying the reality TV show concept with the spectacle of big budget chase films like The Fast and The Furious , and Gone in 60 Seconds...
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    How the Thinkwell Group conjured a "Making of Harry Potter" attraction for the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

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    Between that basilisk in the basement, those pesky mountain trolls who wander in through open doors, not to mention the occasional dragon which slips its chain and then starts ripping up the roof of this famed castle, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry has obviously previously had some problems with creatures. But who knew that the people who had been placed in charge of rebuilding the cinematic version of this iconic structure would then find themselves being out-foxed by a fox? As Craig...
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    Return to the Hundred Acre Woods with The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh on DVD, Blu-Ray. Digital Copy this August

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    Disney Proudly Celebrates the “Winnie The Pooh” Movie that Started it All! Beloved Original Animated Classic Debuts for the First Time on Blu-ray TM and HD Digital - August 27, 2013 BURBANK, Calif., May 3, 2013 - The Walt Disney Studios proudly celebrates the heartwarming animated classic that started it all - "The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh." Available August 27 th for the first time on Blu-ray TM and HD Digital with a variety of bonus features, a whole new generation...
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    The Walt Disney Company and EA Announce Multi-Year Star Wars Games Agreement

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    THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY AND EA ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR STAR WARS GAMES AGREEMENT Deal will bring new Star Wars games to fans across the most popular gaming genres and platforms BURBANK and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 6, 2013 -- The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced a new multi-year exclusive licensing agreement to develop and publish globally new games based on Star Wars characters and storylines. Under the agreement, EA will develop and publish new Star...
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