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  • John Carter of Mars — New on the set details
    John Carter of Mars — New on the set details

    A terrific blog in the Guardian talks with John Carter (of Mars) director Andrew Stanton and reveals a couple of key behind the scenes details that promise to make this the next franchise hit for Disney. I felt that if the actor was really there looking into the eyes of…

  • Targeting Young Boys with Phineas & Ferb
    Targeting Young Boys with Phineas & Ferb

    It’s no surprise that Disney has a hit with the animated TV show Phineas and Ferb. It took the company a while to wake up to the revenue potential for the show, but now that they think they’ve found another franchise, the race is on to capitalize on the popularity…

  • Disney Expanding Cars Franchise to Planes
    Disney Expanding Cars Franchise to Planes

    With Cars 2 coming next from Pixar Studios, the common thought was that Disney would then spin off a Cars animated TV series to continue the franchise. Today, however, Movieline is claiming that Pixar will instead work on a Direct to DVD movie set in the world of Cars, but…

  • Last Song for Disney’s Lyric Street Records
    Last Song for Disney’s Lyric Street Records

    Disney will be shutting down the country music label Lyric Street Records in a cost saving move. The label will lay off 20-25 employees as the final few records in its system are promoted. The big names in the brand, including Rascal Flatts, will be moved to other Disney owned…

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