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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. …

‘Frozen’ Movie Exceeds Box Office And Billboard Expectations
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Animated film “Frozen,” which was released in the U.S. on November 27, has had a very successful week in the box office all the while surpassing other Disney films. The wintry film has earned over $300 million nationwide and $642 …

‘Star Wars’ Comics to be Published by Marvel

In a move that was fairly inevitable, Disney and Lucasfilm today announced that Marvel Entertainment will be publishing Star Wars comics for the foreseeable future. Marvel is a subsidiary of Disney, as it Lucasfilm, which was purchased in 2012 from …

Tia And Tamera To End Their Reality Show
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Tia and Tamera first gained attention from fans as young child stars. For those who were watching the Disney channel during the 1990s, most people will probably remember the twins from their memorable roles in the show Sister, Sister. Sister, …

Miley Cyrus Says She’s Just Being Herself
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Miley Cyrus has grabbed the world’s attention this year with her provocative dancing and admitted drug usage. While many of Cyrus’ moves have created controversy, she says she doesn’t understand what all of the fuss is about. “I went from …

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMix Gets A New Trailer

Back in September, Square Enix reacquainted us with its odd, yet charming, mashup of Final Fantasy and Disney with Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMix. The game included HD remakes of Kingdom Hearts, Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories and the movies …

Zendaya May Just Be The Next Big Thing
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Zendaya Coleman, simply known as Zendaya, is quickly becoming a household name. At the young age of 17, the actress and singer has already starred in the Disney Channel show Shake It Up from 2010 to 2013, was a contestant …