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  • Layoffs Expected at Disney
    Layoffs Expected at Disney

    At the Mouse House world headquarters in Burbank, rumors have been ciruclating of coming layoffs and now the shoe appears to have dropped. Chief Executive mouse Bob Iger ordered an audit of the company and found it a bit puffy around the top & middle. The study looked for positions…

  • Disney’s Wreck-it Ralph in Theaters Today
    Fix-It Felix game

    Disney Animation has released one more clip from Wreck-It Ralph as the movie is set to debut in theaters everywhere tomorrow. This one features Fix-it Felix Jr as he encounters Sergeant Calhoun for the first time and setting off one of the movie’s sub-plots: Reviewers are mostly kind to the…

  • Disney Studios Involved in Chromium 6 Contamination
    Disney Studios Involved in Chromium 6 Contamination

    The Walt Disney Studios in Burbank has long been suspected being a source of contaminated ground water with Chromium 6 and now the controversy is being stirred again. Chromium 6 is a known cancer causing heavy-metal used by air-conditioning systems to prevent corrosion. The Studios neighbors filed suit over the…

  • Disney Studios Marketing Chief Sent Packing
    Disney Studios Marketing Chief Sent Packing

    Disney Studios marketing has been maligned by fans and insiders alike. Many place poor box office results for a number of films at its feet. This goes back more than a decade to films like Chicken Little and Meet The Robinsons. Disney’s animated films in particular were notoriously poorly marketed….

  • Bob Iger will depart as Disney CEO in 2015
    Bob Iger will depart as Disney CEO in 2015

    In an announcement that seems a bit out of the blue, CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger announced he will step down from that role in 2015 and leave the company entirely in 2016. At that point Iger will have been CEO for just about 10 years and…

  • Disney/Pixar ends boycott of Annie Awards
    Disney/Pixar ends boycott of Annie Awards

    The Annie Awards are to animation as the Emmys are to TV. But the last few years of awards have come off as slightly biased with the Annies not aligning with other industry awards due to irregularities in voting procedure (Dreamworks was allowed to essentially buy votes by paying for…

  • Wreck-It Ralph moves up release date, reboots name
    Wreck-It Ralph moves up release date, reboots name

    When word of Walt Disney Animation Studios next release was originally leaked, we learned the title was Reboot Ralph and that it was focused on a video game character who escaped his game. But that was about all we knew. Now Disney has changed the title to Wreck-It Ralph and…

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