Avengers: Endgame from Marvel Studios is the movie we deserve – a spoiler free review

First off, I’m not even sure why I’m bothering to write this review. I mean if you’re reading The Disney Blog there’s a 90% certainty you’re planning to see the latest from Marvel Studios – “Avengers: Endgame.” My guess is…
Kevin Feige at 2015 D23 Expo

Marvel Studios chief discusses Marvel’s Avengers coming to Disney streaming service

In an interview with THR, Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige briefly discussed Marvel’s Avengers-focused programming for the as-yet-unnamed direct-to-consumer streaming service from Disney. The plan appears to be to produce longer ‘campfire’ stories. “But Paul mentioned the streaming service,…

Marvel Studios finally integrating with Walt Disney Studios chain of command

Even though Disney bought Marvel Entertainment back in 2009, the company has famously remained relatively independent under the leadership of CEO Isaac “Ike” Perlmutter. Being under the Mouse’s umbrella did come with some efficiency but largely they were separate departments…

AMC Theaters Hosts Guardians of the Galaxy Q&A with Marvel’s Kevin Feige, James Gunn and Chris Pratt

Earlier this month, AMC Theaters held a live online chat for Guardians of the Galaxy that featured director James Gunn, Marvel’s Kevin Feige, and Star-Lord himself, Chris Pratt. AMC’s John Campea moderated the event, which included questions submitted by fans,…

D23 Expo Recap: Day 2

Hello, and welcome to the D23 Expo, Day 2 (for more expo coverage read my D23 Expo Day 1 and Alison’s D23 Expo Day 3 recaps!) where things were taken up a big ol’ notch. I know, I couldn’t believe it either.

This is where you say, “How in the world did they top the first day? Nothing could be sweeter than Kermit the Frog and Rowlf the Dog singing a tribute to the late, great Jim Henson! Nothing could be better than Dick Van Dyke in concert!

Fair enough. However, where Day 1 was a tip of the hat to Disney legends, Day 2 was about the now and the immediate future. Hence John Lasseter introducing Billy Crystal to a standing ovation (Lasseter also received a standing ovation) while discussing the upcoming Pixar film Monsters University. Also, Jason Segel coming out with Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy to discuss the new Muppet Movie. And of course, the Avengers assembling. On stage. That’s right, with the exception of the Hulk and Captain America, the entire team came out to watch a trailer that they had never seen. Robert Downey, Jr. made us watch it twice. Basically, it was a parade of celebrities (including Jennifer Garner, Sarah Silverman, and Jon Cryer, to name but a few) and Disney awesomeness (including Rich Ross, Andrew Stanton, and Marvel’s Kevin Feige, to again name but a few). My inner geek setting was at 11.