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Disney Layoffs to Expand to Studios, Consumer Products
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Earlier this week, The Walt Disney Company announced that it has closed down the LucasArts games studio and laid off a large number of employees. While layoffs and studio closings in the games industry have not been rare over the …

Disney Shuts Down LucasArts, Cancels All Current Projects
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LucasArts, the game publisher and developer subsidiary of LucasFilm, was shut down today by its new overlords at Disney. The brand will remain as the company will look to licensing its crop of franchises out to other developers, but the …

Capcom Is Remaking The NES Classic DuckTales
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DuckTales is fondly remembered as one of the few licensed games that actually got it right. The perfect platforming and the amazing music have inspired countless gamers the world over. Now the classic is coming back and it looks better …

ABC Reportedly Working on a Live Streaming App ABC Reportedly Working on a Live Streaming App

ABC is reportedly working on a live streaming app that will be the first of its kind from any of the major U.S. broadcasters. According to the New York Times, the new app is currently in development. It would allow …

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Coming to PlayStation 3

Square Enix today announced that Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMix will be coming to the PlayStation 3 in North America and Europe. The game will be released sometime “this fall,” but no specific date was given. The original Kingdom Hearts …

Star Wars Spinoff Movies Are in the Works

Ever since The Walt Disney Company bought Lucasfilm late last year, Star Wars fans have been alternately worried and hopeful about the world’s most famous sci-fi brand returning to the big screen. The choice of J.J. Abrams to direct Star …

Google Partners With Disney In New Chrome Experiment Google Partners With Disney In New Chrome Experiment

The last Google Chrome Experiment took us on a journey through the stars of our galaxy. Now Google is partnering with Disney to take users through the world of Sam Raimi’s upcoming film – Oz: The Great and Powerful. The …

Disney And Vevo Team Up On Family-Friendly Music Videos Disney And Vevo Team Up On Family-Friendly Music Videos

Disney and Vevo announced today that the two have teamed up on co-branded destinations on both Disney.com and Vevo. Disney will feature videos from VEVo’s catalog on Disney.com, and Disney will curate family-friendly music videos for Vevo. Presumably, the experience …

Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and AT&T today announced that they have ironed out a long-term distribution agreement. Disney’s sports, news, and entertainment content will continue to be distributed on AT&T’s U-verse service. The deal includes programming from ESPN, ABC, and …

Disney Infinity Officially Announced, Sandbox Gameplay Revealed

Disney today officially revealed the details of its ambitious sandbox gameplay title Disney Infinity. The game, will supposedly allow players to create their own gameplay experience using the characters and props from Disney and Pixar movies. Disney Infinity will launch …

HBO, Universal Agree to Exclusive Deal a Month After Netflix Inks Deal with Disney HBO, Universal Agree to Exclusive Deal a Month After Netflix Inks Deal with Disney

Another day, another battle in the content wars. This time, we can give the victory to HBO. HBO and Universal Pictures have announced an extension of their licensing deal which will make sure that Universal Pictures and Focus Features’ movies …

Wreck-It Ralph Hits Digital Download Services A Month Before The Blu-Ray/DVD Release

Who says that film studios are clinging to an outdated business model? Well, most us are, but some of the larger studios are starting to show some signs of progressiveness. Case in point – Disney will be releasing its best …

Wreck-It Ralph 2 Is All But Confirmed To Be In The Works

Have you seen Wreck-it Ralph yet? If you haven’t, you need to go out to the movies this weekend and see it. It’s by far the best animated film of the year. It captures the kind of Disney magic that’s …

Netflix Stock on the Rise Following Huge Disney Deal Netflix Stock on the Rise Following Huge Disney Deal
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Today, Netflix and the Walt Disney company made a pretty huge announcement. Starting in 2016, the company will be the exclusive streamers of the first-run of Disney’s huge theatrical catalog – meaning films from Pixar, Marvel, and Walt Disney Animation …

Netflix Will Get Disney Films Inside Pay TV Window Starting in 2016 Netflix Will Get Disney Films Inside Pay TV Window Starting in 2016
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Netflix has just inked a huge deal that will make it the exclusive source for some of the biggest movies around – Disney films. Netflix and the Walt Disney Company have announced a multi-year partnership that will bring new films …

Minnie Mouse, Sarah Jessica Parker Get Disney Makeovers
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Despite some protests that the Disney makeover given to classic characters–Minnie Mouse and Daisy Duck, in particular–will send the wrong message to young girls, many are excited to see the finished product, which will debut in an animated short called …

“Boy Meets World” Sequel In The Works
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For those of a certain age, “Boy Meets World” was a regular part of Friday night; we grew up with Cory and Topanga and Shawn over seven seasons, went to high school, college, and beyond with them, and now, we …

Parody Envisions the New Star Wars Director Brainstorm Over at Disney HQ
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Now that the Star Wars franchise is in the (hopefully) capable hands of Disney, people are already speculating as to who might helm the next installment, slated for a 2015 release. This clever parody imagines what might be going on …

George Lucas’ Money From Disney Already Earmarked
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George Lucas’ monetary worth has long been debated over and speculated on; as the creator of the insanely successful “Star Wars” franchise, he’s been able to line his pockets with gold over the past forty-odd years, and it seems everyone …

NMA Reveals The First Star Wars Episode VII Trailer

Disney is buying LucasFilm and is on schedule to release a new Star Wars film in 2015. The news was shocking to some, while others welcomed their new Disney overlords. It took a while for everybody to realize that it …

George Lucas: When I First Made Star Wars, Everybody Said, “This Is A Movie Disney Should Have Made”

As you have no doubt heard, George Lucas has sold Lucasfilm (and Star Wars) to Disney. A new Star Wars is coming out in 2015. More on the deal here. George Lucas talks about the deal and his thoughts about …