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How long can Disney top pigs with pigs?

“You can’t top pigs with pigs,” Walt Disney reportedly answered after being asked by theater owners whether he’d make another Three Little Pigs short after the first one had won an Academy Award and had considerable box office success. Of course, the irony is that… Read More »How long can Disney top pigs with pigs?

New Cinderella Clip – Meeting the future Stepmother

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Disney’s live action Cinderella promises to be a wonderful remake of the classic animated fairy tale we’re all familiar with. From those who have already seen the film, we hear that Cate Blanchett makes a wonderfully wicked stepmother, in fact, her grand entrance is a real piece of work.

Watch what happens with Cinderella meets Lady Tremaine, her future stepmother, for the first time.

Yes, that’s a cat on a leash. Cinderella dances into theaters March 13th.

Full plot synopsis below the jump:
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2013 Walt Disney Movie Lineup Looking Strong

The beginning of 2012 was not kind to Disney Studios. Feeling the burn of the failed John Carter and the not so successful, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, it wasn’t looking good for Disney Studios. Although they managed to turn it around by the… Read More »2013 Walt Disney Movie Lineup Looking Strong

Andrew Stanton Reflects on John Carter

Director Andrew Stanton is back in Emeryville working on a sequel to Finding Nemo, but he took some time to talk to the LA Times to reflect on the box office disappointment that was John Carter. My initial review of the movie was positive, even… Read More »Andrew Stanton Reflects on John Carter

Production Finally Begins on The Lone Ranger starring Johnny Depp

Walt Disney Picture’s modus operandi of late is to try and schedule one tent-pole movie every summer. One film ‘guaranteed’ to rake in close to a billion dollars (if not more) at the box office that will make up for some of the weaker performances in the studios limited slate of releases. Admittedly they’d have mixed results with this strategy (Prince of Persia anyone), but results have always been great when you put Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski together. And that’s why Disney is now moving post-haste to get The Lone Ranger ready for it’s 2013 Memorial Day weekend date with the box office.

As you read through the press release below, you can’t help but think this group of all-stars will hit it out of the park… right?

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New John Carter Trailer from Japan

For those who want to know more about John Carter (of Mars) before it hits the big screen (and IMAX) in March, it sometimes pays to keep an eye on marketing in foreign markets, where audiences expect to see more about the story before they… Read More »New John Carter Trailer from Japan