Disneyland could be getting a lot bigger. The theme park has announced their new DisneylandForward initiative, which will see the House of Mouse working with the city of Anaheim to reimagine what the resort district of Disneyland could look like by building what they refer to as a “Immersive Theme Park” expansion.
The hope is for Disneyland to create a more integrated experience between the Disneyland and Disney California Adventure parks that would also beef up each park substantially by bringing together theme park experiences, hotels, retail spaces, dining locations, and entertainment. This would also include potential new attractions inspired by Black Panther, Frozen, Avatar, TRON, Toy Story, and more. Read More »
Last night, The Walt Disney Company performed a show of strength unlike anything we’ve seen outside of Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con by unleashing details and plans for new entries in several of its biggest franchises, including properties from Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar, and Walt Disney Animation. Since a number of movies received slight schedule adjustments, here is a comprehensive look at the confirmed release dates for a ton of film and streaming projects that fans are excited to see. Read More »
During today’s Disney investor presentation, Walt Disney Animation president Jennifer Lee (Frozen, Frozen 2) announced that the studio’s first ever animated series will be coming to Disney+. It’s called Baymax!, and it centers on the beloved character from the film Big Hero 6. Not far behind will be Zootopia+, a short form series which concentrates on some of the supporting characters we saw in the original Zootopia film. Read More »
There’s nothing better to inject some life into the pandemic box office than a little bit of Disney magic. The Disney catalog joined Universal films in playing in the few theaters that are still open while the majority of the country’s 5,900 theaters remain closed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Disney’s Zootopia led the pandemic box office this week, followed closely by Marvel’s The Avengers, both taking in grosses in the $200,000 range — still meager earnings for the struggling box office.
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch as a family makes good use out of their old Halloween costumes and self-quarantine time to recreate the opening of The Simpsons in their house and neighborhood. Plus, listen as Corridor Crew takes a closer look at stunts from X-Men: Apocalypse and Dark Phoenix, and listen to a Zootopia story read by the film’s star Ginnifer Goodwin. Read More »
Yes, we know it’s still summer. But since Christmas in July is apparently a thing, we figured it couldn’t hurt to round up some of the new Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments that are debuting this year. Previously, we’ve covered new additions to the ever-growing line of decorations with Star Wars, Harry Potter, Pixar Animation and more, but today we’re focusing on strictly Disney.
Right now, Hallmark has a bunch of new Disney ornaments in the new 2019 collection featuring characters from their classic hand-drawn animated movies like The Lion King, Lady and the Tramp, and The Little Mermaid, their holiday favorite The Nightmare Before Christmas, and even their new movies like Moana and Zootopia. Check out the new Disney Hallmark Ornaments 2019 collection below. Read More »
Earlier this year, we wrote about how Walt Disney World’s Epcot Center park is finally rebranding its old Wonders of Life pavilion into something called the “Play Pavilion.” Now some new details have emerged about the attractions and activities that will be in that section of the park, including an interactive game based on Zootopia, the return of Animation Academy, and more. Read More »
After 10 years at the House of Mouse, during which time he directed award-winning hits like Wreck-It Ralph and Zootopia, Rich Moore is leaving Disney Animation. Moore will be heading instead to Sony Pictures Animation, where he will be developing, producing and directing original animated features as well as acting in an “advisory capacity” for ongoing projects.
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It’s been nearly three years since Walt Disney Animation released Zootopia. Despite winning Best Animated Movie at both the Oscars and the Golden Globes, the movie doesn’t feel like it was as much of a sensation as Frozen. But when it comes to box office, the movie didn’t fall far behind with over $1.02 billion raked in worldwide. Knowing what a sensation Zootopia was around the world, it’s surprising we haven’t heard more details on a sequel developing behind the scenes. That changes today.
Zootopia voice actor Tommy “Tiny” Lister, who plays the little fox scammer sidekick to Jason Bateman’s character Nick Wilde, recently revealed that Disney is working on two Zootopia sequels. Find out what the actor had to say below. Read More »
Zootopia will finally become a real-life Zootopia at Shanghai Disneyland. Disney Parks announced that the 2016 animated hit will be part of the theme park land expansion at the themed resort in Pudong, Shanghai, marking the development of the world’s first Zootopia-themed land
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