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Disney testing Second Screen App with The Little Mermaid Re-Release

It’s safe to say that movie studios feel under siege these days. Poor box office performances from supposed blockbusters, more families downloading movies and watching them at home, and competition for attention with that omnipresent handheld internet device are challenges … Continue reading

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Cast of Frozen Expands, New Images Released

Walt Disney Animation Studios has added a talented trio of actors to the voice cast of “Frozen.” They also released a new ice-logo with a teaser one-sheet poster and a couple fresh images from the film. Josh Gad (“The Internship,” … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Animation Studios Lets Most of Hand Drawn Team Go

So when Walt Disney Animation Studios says there will be no more hand drawn animated features, they mean it. Nine animators from the hand drawn team were let go yesterday. Sadly these are some of the most veteran animators on … Continue reading

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The State of Disney Animation

In case you’ve been asleep for the last 20 years, David Crow at Den of Geek has a nice retrospective on the state of Disney Animation focusing on what he calls the renaissance period. Crow starts with the dark years … Continue reading

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Tony Award Nominee and Glee Cast Member Jonathan Groff Added to Disney’s Frozen Cast

We’re less than a year away from the premier of the next feature from Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) and we’re starting to learn more details, like who will give their voice to the Kristoff, the extreme mountain man from … Continue reading

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