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Disney Channel Launches “Fish Hooks” Game for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch



— Fish Hooks Available Now from the App Store —

Television Group's Digital Media team is launching "Fish Hooks," a new
physics-based puzzle game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch based on the
popular Disney Channel series of the same name. The game is available
for free from the App Store in more than 70 countries.

Hooks features Milo the fish and a host of his aquatic friends from
Freshwater High. In the game, the ever "crabby" Randy Pincherson lives
up to his mischievous ways, challenging Milo to an elaborate obstacle
course game that he has created. Players assume the role of Milo and
must master the art of making and popping bubbles to successfully
navigate the treacherous waters of Randy's diabolical design. Fish Hooks
voice talent Kyle Massey (Milo) and Joshua Sussman (Randy) provide the
voice over for the game. 

Players will float,
fall and fling themselves through the mazes to advance, all while
maneuvering with great precision. Perfect timing and puzzle solving
skills are essential to avoid the increasingly difficult obstacles and
master all of the underwater moves needed to win. 
Game features include:

* Over 50 levels of marine madness

* The ability to unlock 5 of Milo's best friends that can be used as player characters in the game

* Master the art of bouncing off turtles* Surf whirlpools, fly through tubes and free fall

* Collect apples in each level and to get the highest score

* Beat Randy Pincherson at his own game and win back the trophy

Hooks is an inventive animated comedy series, set inside a giant fish
tank in Bud's Pet Shop. It presents high school life as seen through the
eyes of three BFFs (best fish friends), Bea, Milo and Oscar. Together
they experience life's typical challenges and triumphs, including
friendship, dating and sports, along with more atypical situations such
as giant lobster attacks and, with the use of special land suits, school
field trips to the hamster cages. The series was created by children's
book illustrator Noah Z. Jones and features a notable voice cast,
including: Chelsea Kane ("Baby Daddy," "Dancing with the Stars") as Bea,
Kyle Massey ("Dancing with the Stars," "Cory in the House") as Milo and
Justin Roiland ("The Sarah Silverman Program") as Oscar. New episodes
of "Fish Hooks" air Fridays on Disney Channel.

Television Group's Digital Media team has launched several new
groundbreaking apps that have been a hit with kids and parents this
summer. "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Road Rally Appisode" is the first in a
series of full length shows for iPad that feature an unprecedented level
of interactivity.

"WATCH Disney Channel," "WATCH Disney Junior" and
"WATCH Disney XD" make full length episodes of popular shows available
on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Comcast Xfinity customers can access
live feeds of the networks, as well as first looks and sneak peeks.

"Jake's Never Land Pirate School," kids can become completely immersed
in Never Land, completing pirate-themed challenges presented in Sailing,
Pirate Band, Map and Spyglass and Pixie Dust classes.   

   The Fish Hooks App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch or at

Jim Hill is an entertainment writer who has specialized in covering The Walt Disney Company for nearly 40 years now. Over that time, he has interviewed hundreds of animators, actors, and Imagineers -- many of whom have shared behind-the-scenes stories with Mr. Hill about how the Mouse House really works. In addition to the 4000+ articles Jim has written for the Web, he also co-hosts a trio of popular podcasts: “Disney Dish with Len Testa,” “Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor” and “Marvel US Disney with Aaron Adams.” Mr. Hill makes his home in Southern New Hampshire with his lovely wife Nancy and two obnoxious cats, Ginger & Betty.

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Disney Will Bring D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event to Anaheim, California in August 2024



Expanded Disney Fan Experience Will Feature New and Exciting Events Across Multiple Locations, Including a D23 Takeover of the Happiest Place On Earth, Evening Entertainment at the Honda Center, D23 Day at Angel Stadium, and Much More

Fan Favorites Including Exhibits, Panels, Shows, and Shopping Will Dazzle Disney Enthusiasts at the Anaheim Convention Center

D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event is a one-of-a-kind fan experience like never before with spectacular shows, new venues, and multiple days of entertainment that will bring together the best of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and more!

Highlightswill include:

  • Sunday, August 4: D23 Day at Angel Stadium, where D23 fans are invited to attend the Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Mets game. 
  • Thursday, August 8: D23 kickoff celebration at Disneyland Resort.
  • Friday, August 9 – Sunday, August 11: Shopping, exhibits, panels, and presentations will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center during the day, with the fun extending into the evening at the Honda Center, the bigger home to marquee shows.

Tickets for D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event will go on sale in Spring 2024, with ticketing options to be announced later for access to the Anaheim Convention Center and the Honda Center. Admission for D23 Day at Angel Stadium and the D23 kickoff celebration at Disneyland Resort will be available as separate ticketed events. Additional details for D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event will be announced in early 2024.

You can get updates by staying connected to D23 via social media (@DisneyD23 on FacebookInstagramX),, and our weekly D23 FanFare email (sign up for free as a D23 General Member at

About D23

The name “D23” pays homage to the exciting journey that began in 1923 when Walt Disney opened his first studio in Hollywood. D23 is the first official club for fans in Disney’s nearly 100-year history. It gives its members a greater connection to the entire world of Disney by placing them in the middle of the magic year-round through its quarterly publication, Disney twenty-three; the latest news and stories on; member-exclusive offers and discounts; the popular D23 Inside Disney podcast; and special experiences for D23 Members throughout the year.

Fans can join D23 at Gold Membership ($99.99/year), Gold Duo Membership ($129.99/year), and General Membership (complimentary) levels at To keep up with all the latest D23 news and events, follow DisneyD23 on Facebook, Instagram, X, TikTok, and YouTube.

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Star Wars Spoof: Space Robots in Outer Space Ep X: Battle for the Halcyon: The Last Starcruiser



Sure, Star Wars is cool and all. But let’s not forget about that other multi-part sci-fi cinematic spectacular, “Space Robots in Outer Space.” In fact, Hank Lonely (Hollywood’s ultimate hyphenate — actor / producer / director / writer / guy who makes sure the Porto Potties are kept squeaky-clean) just announced that there’ll soon be a 10th installment of this … Well, not exactly beloved. How about we say “admired from afar” instead? … series coming to a theater near you. In fact, here’s the highly anticipated teaser trailer for that project. Which is supposed to be titled “Space Robots in Outer Space X — Battle for the Halycon: The Last Starcruiser.”

Okay. Now the real story … In honor of Star Wars Day (i.e., May 4th. As in “May the Fourth Be With You”), Len Testa and I are sharing something that we produced with the help of all the nice folks who joined us last month aboard the Halycon.

We turned the Galactic Starcruiser as well as Black Spire Outpost into the backdrop for an affectionate send-up of all things Stars Wars. We hope that you (more importantly, the legal team at Lucasfilm) take this faux trailer in the spirit with which it was intended. Special thanks to Aaron Adams for so skillfully stitching all of this footage together. Also thanks to the team at Storybook Destinations, Touring Plans and the talented cast & crew aboard the “Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser” for making this “Disney Dish” fan event so memorable.

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Disney’s New Trailer Reveals How Ralph & Vanellope Get to the Internet in “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2”



Wreck-It Ralph 2

When “Wreck-It Ralph” opened on Nov. 2, 2012, it turned in the highest opening weekend ever for a Walt Disney Animation Studios film at the time of release. Now Disney is hoping Ralph will not only break the Internet but the 2018 Thanksgiving boxoffice records as well.

The film re-teams the original director, producer and co-writer behind “Wreck-It Ralph.”  The screenplay is currently being written by Phil Johnston and Pamela Ribon. Director Rich Moore, producer Clark Spencer, and co-writer Phil Johnston partnered with fellow director Byron Howard and co-writer/co-director Jared Bush to create the Academy Award®-winning blockbuster feature “Zootopia.”

ROYAL REUNION – In “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck It Ralph 2,” Vanellope von Schweetz-along with her best friend Ralph-ventures into the uncharted world of the internet. When she finds herself surrounded by Disney princesses, she’s surprised to learn that she actually has a lot in common with them. The scene, highlighted in a new trailer for the film (below), features several of the original princess voices, including Auli’i Cravalho (“Moana”), Kristen Bell (Anna in “Frozen”), Idina Menzel (Elsa in “Frozen”), Kelly MacDonald (Merida in “Brave”), Mandy Moore (Rapunzel in “Tangled”), Anika Noni Rose (Tiana in “The Princess and the Frog”), Ming-Na Wen (“Mulan”), Irene Bedard (“Pocahontas”), Linda Larkin (Jasmine in “Aladdin”), Paige O’Hara (Belle in “Beauty and the Beast”) and Jodi Benson (Ariel in “The Little Mermaid”). Featuring Sarah Silverman as the voice of Vanellope, “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck It Ralph 2” opens in theaters nationwide Nov. 21, 2018. 





U.S. Release Date:  Nov. 21, 2018

Voice cast: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Taraji P. Henson, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk

Directors: Rich Moore, Phil Johnston

Producer: Clark Spencer

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