Disney

  • Fifty Shades of Frozen: This fan-made mash-up trailer of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and 'Frozen' is hilarious August 11, 2014

    What happens when a family-friendly Disney blockbuster is mashed-up with the on-screen 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. ...
  • Amazon stops some Disney movie pre-orders: Report August 11, 2014

    New York: Amazon.com has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, in what appears to be another contract dispute after the online giant began a protracted spat with publisher Hachette Book Group this year. Physical copies of titles such as "Maleficent" and "Captain America: The...
  • 'Into The Woods' trailer: Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick are perfectly creepy and deliciously whimsical August 5, 2014

    Are you a fan of the fairy tales? Then you must see this trailer. 'Into the Woods' is a modern twist on the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. This musical follows the classic tales of...
  • Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' rockets to USD 94 million domestic debut August 4, 2014

    'Guardians of the Galaxy,' Walt Disney Co's offbeat space adventure featuring extraterrestrial misfits and a talking raccoon, made USD 94 million in ticket sales this weekend, setting a record for an August film opening. The film's strong beginning, however, isn't likely to jumpstart a lackluster summer box office season. The 3D movie,...
  • Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' rallies summer box office with USD 11.2 million opening night August 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' stormed into the box office with a USD 11.2 million opening night, Walt Disney Co said on Friday, and could outperform expectations if it keeps drawing viewers with a new leading man, strong reviews and social media buzz. 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' the newest...
  • Philips, Disney India join hands to create LED lighting products for kids July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Philips Lighting has teamed up with entertainment company Disney India to create LED lighting products for kids. The range will be available exclusively on Amazon India's e-commerce platform, the two companies said in a statement. "The blend of Philips' expertise in lighting and Disney's beloved characters will transform kids rooms to...
  • 'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr highest-earning actor: Forbes July 22, 2014

    Reuters: Robert Downey Jr, the star of Disney's Marvel superhero film franchises "Iron Man," and "The Avengers," is Hollywood's highest paid actor for the second consecutive year, with estimated earnings of $75 million, according to Forbes.com. The 49-year-old star made most of his money from June 2013 to June 2014 from...
  • Indian-American boy to play Mowgli in Disney's 'Jungle Book' July 16, 2014

    Los Angeles: Disney has found its Mowgli in 10-year-old Indian-American Neel Sethi for its live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale about a boy who is raised by animals in 'The Jungle Book'. New York-born Sethi will be the only actor to appear onscreen in the project which is a combination...
  • Photos: Artist uses shocking posters of Disney princesses being kissed by their fathers to raise awareness about sex abuse of minors by a family member June 28, 2014

    An artist used a series of shocking Disney posters to raise awareness about minors who have been subjected to sexual abuse by a family member. The Princest Diaries posters show the most famous Disney princesses - Sleeping Beauty, Ariel and Jasmine being kissed by their fathers. "The aim of the poster...
  • Movie mogul Walt Disney's old mansion sold for USD 74 million June 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: An old mansion which once belonged to movie mogul Walt Disney has been sold for USD 74 million, down from its asking price of USD 90 million. The house has been bought by an undisclosed international buyer. Gabriel Brener, co-owner of the Houston Dynamo soccer team, bought the Carolwood Estate...
  • 'Looper' filmmaker Rian Johnson to write, direct 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' June 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Looper' filmmaker Rian Johnson will write and direct 'Star Wars: Episode VIII', the second installment in the new trilogy of 'Star Wars' films produced by Walt Disney Co, a source with knowledge of the plans said on Friday. Johnson, 40, who also wrote and directed 2005's 'Brick' and 2008's...
  • Zendaya says she's the right fit for Aaliyah role June 18, 2014

    New York: For anyone concerned about who would play Aaliyah in a film about her life, the girl who earned the role - 17-year-old Zendaya - says it mattered to her, too. "I really want it to be perfect for her and show young people what she was able to do...
  • Actress Lupita Nyong'o cast in new 'Star Wars' film June 3, 2014

    Reuters: Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has been cast in the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII," Walt Disney Co's Lucasfilm said on Monday. Nyong'o, whose first film role last year in "12 Years a Slave," earned her the Academy Award for best supporting actress, will also joining Gwendoline Christie of HBO's "Game...
  • 'Maleficent' casts $70 million spell over box office, halts 'X-Men' uprising June 2, 2014

    Reuters: "Maleficent," Walt Disney's special-effects laden take on "Sleeping Beauty's" wicked fairy godmother, captivated moviegoers, collecting $70 million in ticket sales to win the North American weekend box office stakes. The movie starring Angelina Jolie as the black-robed villain finished far ahead of last week's winner, "X-Men: Days of Future Past,"...
  • Watch: This is what Disney's 'Frozen' would look like if it was a horror movie May 10, 2014

    Disney's hit film 'Frozen' is the top-grossing animated film in box office history. The film has sold $398.4 million worth of tickets at domestic (U.S. and Canadian) theaters since opening on November 27 on the eve of the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. 'Frozen,' inspired by 'The Snow Queen' fairytale, is the...
  • Miley Cyrus gives up her new dog, says she can't get over the death of her last pet April 15, 2014

    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 Floyd...
  • Twitter just got a little bit more awesome. 'Ironman', aka Robert Downey Jr, just joined Twitter with hilarious beginner's tweets April 12, 2014

    "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 April 8, 2014

    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 L....
  • Disney chief reveals they are now filming 'Star Wars Episode 7' April 7, 2014

    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 LA recently....
  • Emily Blunt to star in Denis Villeneuve's thriller, 'Sicario' April 4, 2014

    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 the Mexican...
  • Would love to play the bad guy: Chris Evans April 3, 2014

    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 Studios...
  • Disney's 'Frozen' becomes top-grossing animated film ever March 31, 2014

    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 the...
  • 'Frozen' soundtrack hits sales high note, holds throne on top of Billboard March 27, 2014

    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 copies...
  • Disney to buy YouTube video producer Maker Studios for $500 million March 25, 2014

    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 major...
  • Disney hits magic again with 'Aladdin' March 21, 2014

    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 Iglehart...
  • Disney in talks to buy YouTube publisher Maker Studios: Report March 12, 2014

    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 largest...
  • Watch: Reporter does dramatic on-air parody of a song from Disney movie 'Frozen' February 24, 2014

    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 ice and...
  • Disney cuts CEO pay, adds Twitter co-founder to board December 24, 2013

    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 election...
  • Actor Paul Rudd to star as 'Ant-Man,' Marvel action hero December 20, 2013

    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 studio's...
  • Anil Kapoor to co-produce 'Khubsoorat' remake with Disney India December 9, 2013

    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 Mili is...