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Jennifer Hudson is Tiana in New Annie Leibovitz Disney Dream Portrait

She started as a performer for Disney Cruise Lines, made a name for herself on American Idol, and was recognized for her considerable talent with an Academy Award for her performance in DreamGirls (among many awards across industries). She’s never … Continue reading

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The Problem with the Princess and the Frog

Editor: Please welcome back guest author Mark Storer to The Disney Blog. When Disney’s The Princess and The Frog first came out, there were all kinds of pontifications. Many pundits thought it Disney’s best work, sublime, thoughtful and artfully crafted. … Continue reading

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Frog Princess slips off the Royal Lillypad

I think Disney knew they faced a formidable foe this weekend with James Cameron’s Avatar. But I don’t think they realized how deep into the Disney demographic it would reach. Although Avatar was PG-13 I saw families bringing much younger … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Frog reels in $25 million

Disney’s latest animated feature film “The Princess and The Frog” took in an estimated $25 million at the box office this weekend. A healthy number for Disney’s return to hand drawn animation, but not blockbuster numbers either. Pixar’s “The Incredibles” … Continue reading

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Is The Princess and the Frog Disney’s next Franchise?

Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger takes the 1980s idea of synergy that was perfected by the early Eisner and Wells administration to the next level with his concept of the Franchise. I’m not talking Kevin Garnett for you NBA … Continue reading

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