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  • High on VFX technology 'Avengers', 'Star Wars' biggest profiteers for Disney this year 3 hours 17 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: Who would win if Captain America fought Luke Skywalker? Why Disney, of course, which stands to bring in astronomical amounts of money this year from two big installments of two of the most popular film franchises ever. With its Marvel movie "Avengers: Age of Ultron" just having notched the...
  • Samsung, Marvel use virtual reality to promote 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Yesterday

    New York: Samsung and Walt Disney's Marvel introduced a marketing campaign that uses virtual reality to promote "Avengers: Age of Ultron" as more studios look to the new technology to push movies. The Avengers ad campaign, launched last week, employs VR that immerses a user in a 3D world and makes...
  • Disney unveils 3D printer to make soft toys April 20, 2015

    Washington: A team from Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon University has devised a 3D printer that layers together laser-cut sheets of fabric to form soft, squeezable objects such as bunnies, doll clothing and phone cases. These objects can have complex geometries and incorporate circuitry that makes them interactive. The new fabric printer...
  • This artist created Disney versions of 'Game of Thrones' and they are frightfully accurate March 29, 2015

    George R R Martin's bestselling book series 'A Song of Ice and Fire' that has been turned into the critically acclaimed TV series 'Game of Thrones' is a dark and morbid show. Filled with violence, nudity and expletives, this show reflects the cunning in everyone's mind and illustrates what everyone...
  • New bio reveals Disney CEO kept Steve Jobs' cancer a secret for three years March 22, 2015

    San Francisco: Walt Disney Co CEO Bob Iger learned that Steve Jobs' cancer had returned less than an hour before Disney announced it was buying Jobs' Pixar studio in 2006, and Iger kept the Apple co-founder's condition a secret for three years, according to Bloomberg, citing a new biography of...
  • 'Big Hero 6' named highest-grossing animated movie of 2014 March 17, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Big Hero 6' has scored a new achievement as it has been named the highest-grossing animated movie of 2014, taking in USD 620 million globally. The Oscar-winning movie earned a total of USD 221 million in the US alone, thus becoming Walt Disney Animation Studios' third biggest domestic release...
  • It's official: 'Frozen' is getting a sequel March 14, 2015

    Los Angeles: Animated film 'Frozen' will get a sequel, says Disney. Disney announced Thursday that they are making a 'Frozen' sequel. The announcement was made at a Disney meeting, where the company's chief Bob Iger showed attendees the new "Frozen Fever" short film and confirmed that the hit's co-directors Jennifer Lee...
  • Disney feeds 'Frozen' frenzy with news of sequel March 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: The Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has started work on a sequel to 'Frozen,' the best-selling animated movie of all time and a global merchandising phenomenon that helped push the media giant to record profits. Directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee are returning for the sequel, Disney said on Thursday....
  • Tim Burton to direct Disney's live-action film 'Dumbo' March 11, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Big Eyes' helmer Tim Burton has been tapped to direct Disney's upcoming live-action film "Dumbo". It is based on Disney's 1941 animated film of the same name, which was about the tale of a baby circus elephant, who is made fun of for his large ears and nicknamed Dumbo,...
  • Luke Evans in talks for 'Beauty and the Beast' March 6, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Luke Evans is in talks to play the villainous Gaston in the upcoming film 'Beauty and the Beast' a retelling of the Walt Disney studio's 1991 animated blockbuster of the same name. In the original story, Gaston was a handsome suitor who tried to win Belle's heart and,...
  • What Disney characters would look like if they were college students March 5, 2015

    Ever wonder what Ariel, Aladdin, Peter Pan or Snow White would be like in college? Rubén, a talented artist from Spain made illustrations of our favourite Disney characters in terms of what they would look like if they were collegiate. ...
  • Disney announces an all new season of their classic cartoon show 'DuckTales' February 26, 2015

    Marc Buhaj, the Senior Vice President for Programming and General Manager at Disney XD announced on February 26 the Emmy Award winning Disney classic 'DuckTales' would come out with a new season in 2017. Buhaj said "DuckTales has a special place in Disney's TV animation history, it drew its inspiration from...
  • It would be great to play Indian Jones: Chris Pratt February 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star Chris Pratt says he would love to play the lead role in 'Indiana Jones' franchise, reacting on a report suggesting that he would star in its next instalment. Pratt, 35, commented on the rumour during the Hasty Pudding Man of the Year award, reported Aceshowbiz....
  • Ceo of Life: In conversation with Siddharth Roy Kapur December 27, 2014

    How to be successful in business? How 'age' is just a number in terms of success? How can one inspire and set examples for others to emulate? Expect to find the answers on CEO if on CNN-IBN's upcoming series 'CEO of Life'. CNN-IBN's Business Editor Karma Paljor speaks to Walt...
  • Disney launches education apps for kids aged 3 to 8 December 5, 2014

    New York: Mickey is getting into math - and science, art, reading and even teaching social skills. The Walt Disney Co. is launching a new line of learning tools designed to help parents encourage kids 3 to 8 to learn outside of school. Disney Imagicademy begins with a series of mobile...
  • Is Disney planning a sequel of animated movie 'Frozen'? December 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Idina Menzel says there might be a sequel to animated movie 'Frozen', but nothing is confirmed yet. "They're all in the works," the actress, who gave voiceover for Princess Elsa in the Oscar-winning Disney film and sings the popular theme tune "Let it go", said when asked about...
  • Watch: The new trailer of Disney's 'Cinderella' featuring Lily James and Cate Blanchett November 21, 2014

    Los Angeles: Disney has unveiled the new trailer and preview still for 'Cinderella', its live-action remake of the 1950 animated classic. 'Downton Abbey' star Lily James takes on the title role of Ella, whose life is turned upside down when her wealthy father remarries then unexpectedly passes away, reported E! online. Cate...
  • Mickey Mouse turns 86, takes ride on bus November 18, 2014

    Celebrated cartoon character Mickey Mouse turned 86 on Tuesday. The cartoon character is set to don an Indian avatar in an animation short video which has a India setting. ...
  • Mickey Mouse rides an auto-rickshaw on his 86th birthday! These 14 pictures show how Mickey Mouse has changed since 1928 November 18, 2014

    Mickey Mouse turns 86 today. One of Walt Disney's most loved cartoon characters, Mickey Mouse has been an integral part of everyone's childhood. He made his debut in the 1928 movie 'Steamboat Willie' and the iconic image of Mickey steering the ship became an important part of history. It is believed...
  • Watch: This little girl can't hold it back anymore. 'Let Me Poop' parody of Frozen's 'Let It Go' is a laugh riot October 7, 2014

    It was waiting to happen with lyrical gems such as 'can't hold it back anymore'. And now a little girl has gone and done it. This parody of Disney's theme 'Let it Go' from the hit film 'Frozen' is a feeling you will instantly identify with. 'Let Me Poop' to the...
  • Amazon, Disney appear close to settling dispute over movies: Report October 1, 2014

    Amazon.com appears to be close to settling a nearly two-month dispute with Walt Disney Co during which Amazon stopped offering Disney DVDs for preorder, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Upcoming Disney DVD releases including "Guardians," "Maleficent," "Million Dollar Arm," "Planes: Fire and Rescue" and "The 100-Foot Journey" were back...
  • Ficci to host Hollywood, Indian film industry icons in US September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Industry body Ficci will organise a special session to discuss the future of entertainment by the digital world on September 30 at the University of South California. The programme will be held at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in the US and promoting people...
  • 'Khoobsurat' review: For those seeking comfort in the familiar, it's a pretty satisfying watch September 19, 2014

    Cast: Sonam Kapoor, Fawad Khan and Ratna Pathak Director: Shashanka Ghosh The Disney logo at the start of Khoobsurat is a telling sign of what to expect from the film. This isn't so much a remake of the Hrishikesh Mukherjeedirected comedy starring Rekha, as it is a squeakyclean chickflick from the Mouse...
  • Gruesome paintball fights or crying in the rain, no one copes with a breakup like the women from our Hindi cinema September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Boy meets girl. Girl likes boy. Boy thinks the girl is hot. Love happens. Romantic songs are sung. Perfectly choreographed item numbers happen. Long walks are taken under the moonlight. But then, The Incident happens. Misunderstanding, harsh words, mean things, strange reactions a vile combination of all...
  • 'Khoobsurat' tweet review: The film is a typical Disney fare; light and watchable September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: What happens when a boisterous young physiotherapist goes to live among the royalty of Rajasthan? This premise forms the key theme of Shashanka Ghosh's latest film 'Khoobsurat'. Produced by Disney, the Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khanstarrer is a modern remake of Hrishikesh Mukerjee's film which starred Rekha, Rakesh Roshan,...
  • 15 tips men can learn from Fawad Khan's character in 'Khoobsurat' to be the perfect Prince Charming September 19, 2014

    If looks could kill then Fawad Khan might as well have been arrested for being so good looking. The ubercharming Rajasthani Prince Vikram Singh Rathore in the movie 'Khoobsurat', is just the perfect man a girl would want to get married to. Believe it or not, every girl...
  • Photos: Artist brings Disney cartoons to life, recreates Disney princesses to look like real women! September 8, 2014

    Have you seen the different versions of real life Barbie? Move over those, an artist has converted Disney princesses into real women using Photoshop. The artist Jirka Vaatainen first experimented by reimagining Ursula from 'The Little Mermaid'. The real life version of Ursula became so popular that he went on...
  • Pakistani actor Fawad Khan says that he had to 'become an extrovert' for his Bollywood debut 'Khoobsurat' September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Shy and reticent Pakistani actor Fawad Khan is not having an easy time promoting his debut Bollywood film 'Khoobsurat' as it requires him to be talkative, which he says is out of his character. Fawad, 32, says he was not aware that publicity for a film in India is...
  • Fifty Shades of Frozen: This fanmade mashup trailer of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and 'Frozen' is hilarious August 11, 2014

    What happens when a familyfriendly Disney blockbuster is mashedup with the onscreen adaptation of one of the raunchiest books ever? It is slightly unnerving to see our favourite Disney characters Hans, Anna and even Rapunzel from 'Tangled' in this avatar. ...