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Now it can be told: Mark Twain sank on Opening Day

I’ve always heard the story of how the Mark Twain sternwheeler nearly sank on opening day at Disneyland. It was during the dedication ceremony, everyone on board crowded to dock side to see the dedication and the Mark Twain listed heavily to that side to the point of taking on water. You can see it… Read More »Now it can be told: Mark Twain sank on Opening Day

Lost Interview: Kim Yun-jin, plays Sun

She’s been called the Julia Roberts of Korea, now Kim Yun-jin is enjoying her role of Sun on Lost. I know that in Koreatown in L.A., things practically shut down when the show is on because people want to tune in to see these two Koreans go at each other. I heard that people dressed… Read More »Lost Interview: Kim Yun-jin, plays Sun

EM:HE – Report from a blue shirt!

More Extreme Makeover: Home Edition news this week. Today I got to go to the make over house, I met the design team and Ty himself, yes he is exactly like you see on the show, although I don’t think he is quite as cute as people make him out to be….lol. A former Marine… Read More »EM:HE – Report from a blue shirt!

Lucasfilm enters Feature Animation Fray

Luxo, the Pixar Animation Blog, links to an MSNBC story reporting that The Orphanage, a studio with ties to Lucasfilm, has hired Genndy Tartakovsky, creator of ‘Samurai Jack’ and big honcho on ‘Star Wars: Clone Wars’ to run their CG feature animation. The division will be called Orphanage Animation Studio and is an offshoot of… Read More »Lucasfilm enters Feature Animation Fray

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Controversy (again)

The producers of Disney’s ABC Television Hit Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (EMHE) must be tired of all the nitpickers trying to find fault with every little thing they do. Mostly, I suspect that’s just jealousy from those who were left out. But this time I think there is a legitimate complaint. The gentleman whose home… Read More »Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Controversy (again)

New Pics of Orlando Bloom from Pirates Sequel

Cinematical links to a russian site that has what looks like some early production stills from the upcoming Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man’s Chest. The pics are Orlando Bloom heavy, with only half-a-face of Johnny Depp’s Captain Jack Sparrow appearing. Disney has pinned lots of hopes on this sequel (well, sequels: they’re filming two… Read More »New Pics of Orlando Bloom from Pirates Sequel

Disney Film Production set to return to New Orleans

Good news for the hard hit economy of New Orleans, the Disney film ‘Deja Vu’ directed by Tony Scott and starring Denzel Washington that had evacuated New Orleans ahead of Hurrican Katrina is coming back to the river city. The production had announced it would move elsewhere, but then lost its director and possibly its… Read More »Disney Film Production set to return to New Orleans

Wilma uninvited guest at Funai Classic

Forget Tiger Woods and Michelle Wie, the biggest name in golf this week is Wilma. Officials at the Disney World based Funai Classic are bracing for a hit from the hurricane, but hoping for the best as this year’s tournament gets underway today. Disney officials figure they would need 24 to 36 hours of lead… Read More »Wilma uninvited guest at Funai Classic