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  • Miley Cyrus gives up her new dog, says she can't get over the death of her last pet 15-04-2014 08:46 AM

    Los Angeles: Songstress Miley Cyrus has given her new pet Moonie to a family friend. The former Disney star revealed her decision to give the dog to someone in a Twitter post over the weekend, saying that she was not ready to have a new dog after her beloved pet...
  • Twitter just got a little bit more awesome. 'Ironman', aka Robert Downey Jr, just joined Twitter with hilarious beginner's tweets 12-04-2014 07:57 AM

    "Loving all the love, folks. It's been a blast. Though can somebody please explain how anyone can keep their thoughts to 140 characters or le." If you still don't know who tweeted that early today, you aren't into your superheroes. Every movie fan's secret wish has been answered. Robert Downey...
  • 'Captain America' becomes box office hero; sets April records at USD 96.2 million 08-04-2014 10:05 AM

    Los Angeles: It took in less than the weekend estimates of $96.2 million, but 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' was still the weekend's box office hero, setting the record for the largest domestic April debut with a solid $95 million. The comic-book-adapted sequel, starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel...
  • Disney chief reveals they are now filming 'Star Wars Episode 7' 07-04-2014 06:36 PM

    Los Angeles: Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn has revealed that the filming of 'Star Wars Episode 7' has begun. The 71-year-old Disney chief said that everything is on track and they are almost done with the casting, reported Ace Showbiz. Alan announced the news during a panel discussion in...
  • Emily Blunt to star in Denis Villeneuve's thriller, 'Sicario' 04-04-2014 10:35 AM

    Los Angeles: 'The Devil Wears Prada' star Emily Blunt is in talks to star in Denis Villeneuve's 'Sicario'. The 31-year-old actress is lining up to star in the action thriller, reported Variety. The film will centre around a cop from Tucson, Arizona, who teams up with two mercenaries to cross...
  • Would love to play the bad guy: Chris Evans 03-04-2014 11:35 AM

    Reuters: With a suit of stars and stripes, and a loyal Marvel fan base behind him, actor Chris Evans once again brandishes the shield of superhero Captain America in a new film. In real life, the actor finds himself at odds with the demands of fame. Walt Disney Co's Marvel...
  • Disney's 'Frozen' becomes top-grossing animated film ever 31-03-2014 10:09 AM

    Reuters: Disney's hit film "Frozen" has become the top-grossing animated film in box office history, the studio said on Sunday as the musical topped $1 billion in global sales. The film has sold $398.4 million worth of tickets at domestic (U.S. and Canadian) theaters since opening on November 27 on...
  • 'Frozen' soundtrack hits sales high note, holds throne on top of Billboard 27-03-2014 02:21 PM

    The soundtrack to Disney's (DIS.N) 'Frozen' showed no signs of slowing down four months after its release, as sales for the album hit a high note and held the top spot on the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday. "Frozen," which features the Oscar-winning song 'Let It Go,' sold 202,000...
  • Disney to buy YouTube video producer Maker Studios for $500 million 25-03-2014 10:14 AM

    Los Angeles: Disney said Monday that it is buying YouTube channel operator Maker Studios for $500 million as the family entertainment giant seeks to stay in front of younger viewers who are increasingly watching short videos online. It's the latest and largest acquisition of a YouTube channel network by a...
  • Disney hits magic again with 'Aladdin' 21-03-2014 04:40 PM

    New York: The Genie in the big new Broadway musical "Aladdin" opens the show with a bang, sets up the story and then - poof - he's gone. "Try not to miss me too much!" he says, tauntingly, as he leaves. The trouble is, it's hard not to. James Monroe...
  • Disney in talks to buy YouTube publisher Maker Studios: Report 12-03-2014 11:12 AM

    San Francisco: Walt Disney Co is in talks to buy Maker Studios, potentially valuing the fast-growing developer and publisher of YouTube entertainment videos at half a billion dollars or more, tech blog Re/code reported on Tuesday, citing anonymous sources. If the deal goes through, it would be one of the...
  • Watch: Reporter does dramatic on-air parody of a song from Disney movie 'Frozen' 24-02-2014 01:40 PM

    Cincinnati: A Cincinnati traffic reporter has gained national attention for his dramatic on-air parody of a Disney movie song. WKRC's Bob Herzog changed 'Let it Go,' sung by Princess Elsa in the animated movie 'Frozen,' to 'Just Don't Go' to reference the winter weather. As images of cars skidding on...
  • Disney cuts CEO pay, adds Twitter co-founder to board 24-12-2013 11:13 AM

    Walt Disney Co has slashed Chief Executive Bob Iger's fiscal 2013 compensation by 15 percent with a bonus cut, and named Twitter Inc co-founder Jack Dorsey an independent board director. Dorsey, widely credited with creating Twitter alongside fellow co-founders like Ev Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass, will stand for...
  • Actor Paul Rudd to star as 'Ant-Man,' Marvel action hero 20-12-2013 10:56 AM

    Disney-owned Marvel Studios said on Thursday it has cast 'Anchorman 2' and 'This is 40' actor Paul Rudd to play the lead role in 'Ant-Man,' the next hero in its stable of comic book characters to go to the big screen. Marvel said the choice of Rudd, 44, reflected the...
  • Anil Kapoor to co-produce 'Khubsoorat' remake with Disney India 09-12-2013 06:08 PM

    New Delhi: Anil Kapoor and his daughter Rhea have joined hands with Walt Disney Studios to co-produce 'Khoobsurat', a remake of the 1980 Rekha starrer "Khubsoorat". Sonam Kapoor will be seen playing the happy-go-lucky girl, essayed by Rekha with elan in the earlier Hrishikesh Mukherjee directed family entertainer. Her character...
  • Disney secures rights for future 'Indiana Jones' films 07-12-2013 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has gained marketing and distribution rights for any future 'Indiana Jones' films under an agreement with Paramount Pictures, the studio that released the first four movies in the blockbuster franchise. Paramount, a unit of Viacom Inc (VIAB.O), will retain distribution rights to the original...
  • Walt Disney's daughter Diane Disney Miller dies at 79 20-11-2013 03:32 PM

    Los Angeles: Movie legend Walt Disney's daughter died at her home in California. She was 79. Diane Disney Miller passed away Tuesday after suffering a recent fall, reports femalefirst.co.uk. She was the only biological daughter of Disney and his wife, Lillian. Her sister, Sharon Mae, was adopted by the couple...
  • Disney invents touchscreen that lets you feel what's on your screen 10-10-2013 10:08 AM

    New Delhi: Disney Research has come up with a new way to let people feel what is on their touchscreen surfaces. A person sliding a finger across a topographic map displayed on a touchscreen can feel the bumps and curves of hills and valleys, despite the screen's smooth surface, with...
  • AR Rahman's 'Tere Bina' in Disney movie 'Planes' 23-08-2013 11:33 AM

    Houston: Oscar-winning music composer A R Rahman's track 'Tere Bina' from 2007 film 'Guru' will get prominent placement in Disney's 3D animated film 'Planes'. The song was selected by Planes's music coordinator, Francis Debbane and licensed by Sony Music Entertainment India. The track will be played during a romantic scene...
  • Priyanka Chopra in LA for the premiere of Disney's 'Planes' 21-08-2013 06:52 PM

    Priyanka Chopra attended the premiere of 'Planes' in Los Angeles on Monday. Looking striking in a champagne coloured jumpsuit, the actress oozed vintage glamour with that hairdo. Chopra has voiced the character of Ishani in this Disney's animation film. ...
  • Disney UTV studios make film posters available online 19-07-2013 10:22 AM

    Mumbai: Disney UTV Studios has introduced the posters of some 42 of its hit films available online. Posters of films like 'Rang De Basanti', 'Dev D', 'Swades', 'Jodhaa Akbar', 'Barfi!' and 'Paan Singh Tomar' and many other titles are part of the online catalogue. "Our movies have defined the way...
  • Ranbir joins hands with Anurag Basu and Disney for 'Jagga Jasoos' 17-06-2013 06:26 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor has been signed by Disney for 'Jagga Jasoos' franchise and the film's shooting will commence in September next year. Franchise 'Jagga Jasoos' will be co-produced by Picture Shuru -- Ranbir and Anurag Basu's new production company. As the shooting is scheduled for next year, till then...
  • 'Aashiqui 2' success unbelievable: Kunaal Roy Kapur 02-06-2013 10:01 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Kunaal Roy Kapur is happy that his brother Aditya's film 'Aashiqui 2' has crossed the Rs.100 crore mark at the box office. He says it is "unbelievable" for his family. A Mohit Suri directorial, 'Aashiqui 2' features Aditya and actress Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles. "I am just...
  • Walt Disney to pullout from Pakistan, Bangladesh 03-05-2013 12:39 PM

    Washington: The Walt Disney Company has announced its decision to pull out of Bangladesh, Pakistan and three other countries by April 2014, citing safety standards of workers in the supply chain. The decision was made before last week's devastating collapse of a factory building in Bangladesh that left more than...
  • Tremendous start at the Box Office for 'Iron Man 3', 'Aashiqui 2' 26-04-2013 01:57 PM

    New Delhi: 'Ironman 3', which has Robert Downey Jr reprising his role of superhero industrialist Tony Stark from the first two films as well as last summer's 'The Avengers', got a 100 per cent opening for 3D and 80 per cent for 2D in India, an official Disney UTV spokesperson...
  • 'Ironman 3': 10 reasons why Tony Stark is still a wisecracking genius 26-04-2013 01:00 PM

    After battling grandiose villains and teaming up with other superheroes, it's back-to-basics for 'Iron Man' in the third installment of the multi-million-dollar franchise featuring Robert Downey Jr. 'Iron Man 3,' which opens in most of the world on Friday and on May 3 in the United States, has Downey reprising...
  • Aditya Roy Kapur wants to do a film like 'Delhi Belly' 14-04-2013 01:00 PM

    Mumbai: He has his family to fall back upon during any crisis, but otherwise Aditya Roy Kapur would like to make it big in filmdom on his own. The actor says he and his two brothers may think about working together in a movie. Aditya's elder brother Siddharth Roy Kapoor...