The Walt Disney Company now holds 5 of the top 10 spots on the all time box office list according to worldwide grosses. No other studio holds more than 2. #4 Pirates Of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest – $1,066M #5 Toy Story 3 –… Read More »Disney Studios dominates Worldwide Box Office over last 10 years
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Rumors of layoffs at the Walt Disney Studios has hit the main stream media today. News of declining DVD and Home Video sales had already forced Disney to merge Home Distribution into Theatrical Distribution, but changing times call for changing business models. Around 250 employees… Read More »Decline in DVD Sales Could Lead to Layoffs at Walt Disney Studios
I was recently sent a little snippet from a podcast created by Ken Tangen that reveals some interesting details about an upgrade to the car and motorcycle stunt show that performs at both Paris Disneyland’s Walt Disney Studios and Walt Disney World’s Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Yep, that’s Lights, Motors, Action.
You may have heard about a little movie from Pixar coming out this summer. It’s Cars 2, of course. And where better to promote a movie featuring a little red race car than a stunt show that also features a little red car.
I had heard that the Herbie segment would be replaced by Lightning McQueen, but I didn’t realize how extensive the new segment would be. According to the interview with Rob Pottorf, who composed the music for the segment, there will be an 4-5 minute segment with Tow Mater animated on the screen and a stunt car version of Lightening McQueen (and a bad guy) driving around and but not really doing stunts.
If you want to get a sneak peak, it has already debuted in Paris. You can see a video from that park below the jump:
It was a bad night for Disney at the Golden Globes last night. Of the seven categories they had nominations in, they only managed to pull out victory in one. Congrats go to the team up in Emeryville for earning the award for Best Animated… Read More »Bad night for Disney at the Golden Globes
Apparently this is the last TRON: Legacy Trailer to be released. There is a lot of new footage and some of what count as spoilers. Enjoy.
Walt Disney Animation Studios is making available a streaming version of one song from their upcoming film “Tangled.” “I See The Light” is written by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater and performed by Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi. “Light” appears to be the ballad duet… Read More »Disney releases song, “I See The Light” from “Tangled”
Drivers along Hollywood’s Sunset Boulevard can welcome one more eye-catching advertisement to the roster of billboards along the world famous road. This TRON: Legacy billboard even lights up the night for some extra excitement. TRON: Legacy opens in theaters near you and at participating Disney… Read More »TRON: Legacy Billboard Adorns Sunset Blvd
Last night around the country, Disney showed 23+ minutes of footage from Tron: Legacy to public audiences who has reserved a ticket at the local multiplex. My verdict: definite thumbs-up! The special effects are pure eye candy and do not merely recycle ideas from the… Read More »Tron Night, October 28, 2010