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May 17, 2012

The Broadway play Peter and the Starcatchers, based on Dave Barry and Ridley Pierson’s bestselling children’s book, is already a huge hit, having received nine Tony Award nominations earlier this month, and now Walt Disney Pictures (whose publishing division Hyperion released the original book) have hired writer Jesse Wigutow to adapt the book into a movie with likely franchise potential.

The book

Rich Ross announced this morning that he is resigning as Chairman of The Walt Disney Studios in this letter he sent to the company’s staff:

For the last 15 years, I have had the opportunity to work with incredibly talented people on behalf of the worlds best loved brand. During that time, weve told some amazing stories around the world, created successful TV programming, movies, and franchises… Continue reading Industry News: Walt Disney Studios Chairman Rich Ross Resigns

Paramount, Universal and Disney Plan Super Bowl Ads

January 10, 2012

Even if you’re not into football, the Super Bowl is generally a great time for movie fans just for the broadcast’s trailer premieres. The Los Angeles Times has confirmed that Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures and Walt Disney Pictures have all purchased ad space during this year’s game, set to air on February 5th.

Though the specifics ads are not confirmed, new TV

Disney WOW: World of Wonder [Blu-ray]

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Disney WOW: World of Wonder [Blu-ray]

The Disney WOW World of Wonder Disc is a definitive “how to” guide for in-home High Definition (HD) optimization of home entertainment systems featuring the help of classic Disney character GOOFY… Continue reading Disney WOW: World of Wonder [Blu-ray] Reviews

Ah, the fake trailer. It’s a tradition as old as the Internet. Okay, maybe not that old, but it’s been around long enough to rise and fall in popularity a number of times. The below video probably isn’t going to herald its return, but “Jaws as a Disney Movie” will probably put the same kind of smile on your face as “The Shining as a Family Movie” did back in… Continue reading Afternoon Filler: 'Jaws' as a Disney Movie, Cello Wars, and Zombie Whispering