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Dish Network Expands High-Definition Programming on Heels of Disney Deal

On March 18 DISH Network LLC announced that its customers would soon be able to view four popular channels – ESPNU, ESPNews, Disney East, and ABC Family – in high-definition (HD.) The company marketed the announcement heavily to college basketball …

Bella Thorne to Star in ‘Amityville’ Film

Bella Thorne is crossing over to the dark side–at least a character she will play in the near future is. The actress will soon go from being a Disney darling to starring in a new Amityville horror film opposite Jennifer …

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, Other Disney Movies Coming to IMAX

Filming on Star Wars: Episode VII begins in May and the hype for the return of the franchise to the big screen is growing. Today Disney added a small amount to that hype by confirming that Episode VII will indeed …

Disney’s “Frozen” To Become The Biggest Animated Film Of All Time

Hearing about Disney’s Frozen has been pretty much unavoidable over the past several months, as the hit film continues to be adored by fans worldwide. It was released around the holidays, just in time for all of the kids to …

Sofia Coppola Is In Talks To Direct A Live-Action Version Of “The Little Mermaid”

While the story is not anything like any of her previous films, Sofia Coppola may be the director of The Little Mermaid. The Disney classic will be brought to the big screen, but who will direct the film is still …

Disney CEO Confirms ‘Cars’ and ‘The Incredibles’ Sequels

Ever wonder what became of the Incredible family or what adventures were in store for Lightning McQueen and Mater after they got back to Radiator Springs? According to an announcement made by Walt Disney CEO Bog Iger, you will get …

Maleficent’s Wings Showcased in New Trailer

If the world heard about a movie containing an evil, dark fairy, castles, armies, magical forest creatures, and even a dragon, all of geekdom would potentially explode with sheer excitement. Luckily for all of those fantasy fans, that movie is …

Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 Employees Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 Employees

Disney Interactive is one of the largest entertainment groups in the world. The studios that comprise the division produce everything from mobile and console games to interactive Web experiences. It’s also not doing so well these days. The New York …

Disney World Raises Ticket Prices In 2014

Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida has once again increased its admission price, bringing the cost to $99. The $4 price hike is the second in less than a year. The first price increase was made in June 2013 …

Disney Creates Streaming Video Service

If you love Netflix and Disney movies, you are going to love the newly launched streaming video service called Disney Movies Anywhere. The service will allow users to access over 400 Disney films that they can watch on their favorite …

“Frozen” Princess Inspired By “SNL” Comediennes

With the success of “Frozen” comes the inevitable scrutiny of the central characters–namely Princess Anna–and what makes them so different from the characters in previous films. The writers of the film say that in order to get Anna and Elsa …

Netflix Exclusively Gets ‘Star Wars : The Clone Wars’ Final Season, Director’s Cuts Of Past Seasons Netflix Exclusively Gets ‘Star Wars : The Clone Wars’ Final Season, Director’s Cuts Of Past Seasons

Netflix announced on Thursday that it has secured an exclusive licensing agreement with the Disney/ABC Television Group for Star Wars content, which will see Netflix debuting the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars “The Lost Missions” on March …

Kristen Bell Sings Live With “Frozen” Cast In L.A.
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Did your inner child ever think it would be cool to see Aladdin, Belle, or Ariel do more than traipse around Disneyland with a smile so fake that it looked kind of painful? Sure, they did. Our inner kids still …

Idina Menzel Willl Perform Frozen’s Hit Song “Let It Go” At The Oscars

The momentum and hype continues to build for the latest Disney film Frozen, and the music that was involved. With “Let It Go” being nominated for Best Original Song, Idina Menzel is set to perform at the Oscars. The film …

Frozen Soundtrack Still No.1 on Billboard Charts
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Disney’s Oscar-nominated, massively popular “Frozen” soundtrack is still the No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 94,000 copies last week, for a total of four weeks now spent at the top position. (Number 2 belongs to the “2014 …

Disney Layoffs: Hundreds Expected To Be Axed

Disney Interactive, the video game and digital media subsidiary of The Walt Disney Co., will soon layoff “several hundred” of its employees from a total staff of about 3000, according to the Wall Street Journal. The cuts are expected to be announced …

Disney Layoffs Could Start This Week

A source within Disney Interactive has announced that it will begin its first round of layoffs as early as this week. The company has lost more than $200 million a year between 2008 and 2012 and made several other job …

Teen Starts Petition: Make Plus-Size Disney Princess

Ever notice how Disney Princesses all resemble one another? Jewel Moor, a junior in high school from Farmville, Va., noticed their larger-than-life eyes to their irregularly small body proportion resemble one specific body-type: unrealistic. Moor has taken it upon herself …

Kingdom Hearts III Gets A Sort Of New Trailer

At E3 2013, Square Enix finally gave Kingdom Hearts fans what they really wanted after years of spin-offs – Kingdom Hearts III. While the announcement was little more than a prerendered trailer, it set off a wave of excitement that’s …

‘Maleficent’ Shows Angelina Jolie in Terrifying Role

Maleficent, a new film starring Angelina Jolie, won’t hit theaters until May of 2014, but it’s creating quite a buzz four months shy of its premiere. Part of the talk is about how positively terrifying Jolie is in her role …

Meryl Streep Calls Walt Disney A “Gender Bigot”
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On Tuesday, when Meryl Streep got on stage at the National Board of Review Awards Gala, the audience was probably expecting a thoughtful, short, congratulatory speech. She was presenting actress Emma Thompson an award for her role in the movie ”Saving Mr. …