All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Disney’

US Immigration: Disney Allegedly Fires American Workers For Indian Replacements

US immigration policies have been placed under intense scrutiny all throughout the election campaign period, with mostly Republican candidates criticizing the influx of foreigners entering the country and the lack of regulations that prevent “bad” immigrants from inflicting harm to American citizens. But it’s not just terrorism that threatening native Americans – apparently even our jobs are at risk of …

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Johnny Depp Says He Was Nearly Fired From Disney Film Due To Character’s Sexuality

Johnny Depp recently revealed that he was nearly fired from the first Pirates Of The Caribbean film because the studio execs were unsure about where he was taking the character of Jack Sparrow. Depp says word got back to him that his job was in jeopardy because some of the people involved with the film didn’t get his portrayal of …

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Kristen Bell Sings ‘Do You Wanna Build A Snowman’ At Disney’s ‘Frozen FANdemonium’

Frozen proved to be one of the most successful and most loved animated films in recent history. What made the film more remarkable are the songs that came with it. This year, D23 Expo, a Disney themed convention featured Kristen Bell at an event called Frozen FANdemonium in Anaheim, California. It was a musical celebration in honor of the Disney …

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Lupita Nyong’o Gets First Trip To Disneyland, Is Adorable

Lupita Nyong’o was present for the Disney event D23 over the weekend, where a ton of new projects were announced. Afterward, she got to take a trip to Disneyland–finally–and dedicated her first photo to her mama. Nyong’o was on hand at D23 for news about Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Jungle Book, and The Queen of Katwe, and she …

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Kristen Bell Makes Touching Gesture To ‘Frozen’ Fan Suffering With Brain Tumor

Thanks to Frozen voice actress Kristen Bell, what started as another day of radiation therapy ended with probably one of the best moments of little Avery Huffman’s life. Huffman is a 6-year-old girl diagnosed with DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma), an inoperable brain tumor which has caused her a lot of suffering at a very young age. Bell learned of …

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Ant-Man Star Michael Douglas Has Never Done a Special Effects Film Before

Michael Douglas has never done a film like Ant-Man. In a career that has seen such memorable roles, it seems odd that the veteran actor never had the opportunity to do a big-budget action film with special effects. Douglas said of Ant-Man, “It’s the first time I’ve ever done a special effects movie of any kind. It was a lot …

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Goldie Hawn: Michael Eisner Says Beautiful Women Can’t Be Funny, Hawn Is the Exception

Goldie Hawn and Michael Eisner shared the stage Thursday at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Thursday, and the former Disney CEO said the actress is the “exception to the rule” that beautiful and funny is not the norm in Hollywood. “From my position, the hardest artist to find is a beautiful, funny woman,” Eisner said to Goldie Hawn. “By far. …

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Disney Is Banning Selfie Sticks

If you’re planning a trip to any Disney World, you should leave your selfie sticks at home. Disney has announced that, effective Tuesday, selfie sticks will no longer be allowed into any Disney World theme park. This also includes Disney World water parks or DisneyQuest. A similar ban goes into effect on June 30 at Disneyland in California. “We strive …

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‘Age Of Ultron’ Big Disappointment For Black Widow Fans

There’s no question that Avengers: Age of Ultron would smash records in the box office. There’s also no question that the latest Avengers movie would be jam packed with the action and funny one-liners that everyone knows and loves. But the question that’s on everyone’s minds since Age of Ultron was released was what the hell did they do to …

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron Has Second Biggest Box Office Opening Ever

 It’s a unique case of second-best still being great. Avengers: Age of Ultron smashed the box-office this weekend with a whopping $187.7 million opening sales, garnering the honor of having the second-best debut weekend of all time. The number one spot is still being held by its predecessor The Avengers, which set the bar impossibly high when it earned $207.4 …

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Debby Ryan Talks About Her Psycho Friend

Disney star Debby Ryan has a story that most people have a hard time accepting. “There are people in my life that couldn’t believe this story,” says Ryan. “They were like, ‘I didn’t know it was this bad.’ No one did. It felt like a secret.” What was Debby Ryan’s big secret? She was in a relationship — she describes …

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Raven Symonè Headed Back To Disney, Will Appear In ‘K.C. Undercover’

Ever feel like Disney Channel is missing a bit of Raven ever since That’s So Raven ended its run a couple of years ago? Well, you’re in luck because Raven Symonè spilled the beans by revealing to her Facebook followers her upcoming guest appearance on Disney Channel’s K.C. Undercover. “My Sis #Zendaya has invited me to dress up, kick some butt …

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Christina Aguilera Reportedly Has Beef with Mickey Mouse

You’d think that Christina Aguilera’s time on The Mickey Mouse Club in the early 90s would give her some extra clout at one of the celebrity mouse’s homes – but it appears that when Mickey needs a break, Mickey needs a break. TMZ is citing its “theme park source” for a tale of celebrity, rejection, entitlement, and choice language. According …

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Lea Michele Kills It Singing Full Version of ‘Let It Go’ For ‘Glee’ — Listen

Lea Michele kills it singing her rendition of the number one song of the year, Let It Go, from the movie Frozen. Michele sings the song that continues to drive parents crazy for the Season 6 premiere of the Fox series, Glee. The season opener finds the crew, including many of the original glee club singers, back in Lima, Ohio …

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Hulu Acquires SVOD Rights To Resurrection, Mistresses, Devious Maids

Hulu announced a new licensing agreement with the Disney-ABC Television Group that will give it exclusive SVOD rights to all episodes of Resurrection and Mistresses, and prior episodes of Lifetime’s Devious Maids. “ABC Studios produces some of the most compelling stories on television today, and its sophomore drama series, Resurrection, is a perfect example,” Hulu said in a blog post. …

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Lea Michele Sings ‘Let It Go,’ Gets Tattoo

Lea Michele sings the hit song from Disney’s Frozen, ‘Let It Go,’ in a promo for the upcoming final season of Glee. And it appears like she has quite likely been able to let it go in her real life, too. Lea was devastated when her longtime boyfriend Corey Monteith died from an accidental overdose a year ago this past …

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Selena Gomez Signs New Record Deal With Interscope, Officially Leaving Disney Behind

Selena Gomez has signed a new record deal with Interscope, officially ending her seven-year contract with Disney’s Hollywood Records on Saturday. The Heart Wants What It Wants singer and actress made the announcement through a post on Instagram, where she shared a photo of herself signing a contract. “Guess who’s officially an Interscope artist #thisiswhatdreamsaremadeof,” Gomez wrote in the caption. …

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Anna Kendrick Sings ‘Into the Woods’ Song

Actress and singer Anna Kendrick will appear in the upcoming film adaptation of the Broadway musical Into the Woods, and Disney released the audio of one of the songs she will perform. The track is called “On the Steps of the Palace,” and in the film, Kendrick’s Cinderella character sings it to her prince, played by Star Trek: Into Darkness …

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Idina Menzel Clears Rumors About Frozen Sequel

Idina Menzel who voiced Princess Elsa in last year’s hit Disney pic Frozen remains unsure about the status of the sequel to the original film. In an interview with Here & Now, the 43-year-old singer-actress backtracked her claims that a sequel is in the works. “I said ‘I’m sure something’s in the works,’” she explained her Telegraph interview that was …

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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Teaser Trailer Released

The teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII was released Friday, and was viewed almost five million times within hours. The trailer for the seventh installment of the Star Wars space opera, entitled The Force Awakens, features Tattooine-esque sand dunes, an odd type of R2 droid, storm troopers, a Sith with an unorthodox lightsaber, some X-wings flying in formation low …

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Anna Kendrick Talks “Into the Woods”

Actress and singer Anna Kendrick recently opened up about her role in the upcoming film adaptation of the Broadway musical Into the Woods. The film, a Walt Disney Pictures production, was adapted from a Tony Award-winning musical created by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. Into the Woods is an amalgam of various Grimm fairy tales, and concerns a childless couple …

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Watch: Big Hero 6 Gets A Google Talk

Disney’s new animated feature Big Hero 6 was released last week. This week, Google shared an “At Google” talk with the cast and creative talent behind the film. Included are: Ryan Potter (Hiro), Genesis Rodriguez (Honey Lemon), Jamie Chung (Go Go Tomago), Don Hall (Co-Director), Chris Williams (Co-Director), Roy Conli (Producer). Image via YouTube

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Elsa And Anna Will Be Everywhere Tonight

The research is not going to come as a surprise to parents with young children. The most searched for costume theme for this Halloween season was from Disney’s Frozen. No doubt, we will be seeing a lot of little girls trick-or-treating tonight dressed as Elsa or Anna. You will also probably spot several Olafs around the neighborhood as well. According …

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Iron Man 4: Downey May Sign On If Mel Gibson Directs

Robert Downey Jr. is a man who has lived off of second chances. After multiple arrests and several stints in rehab, the 49-year-old actor finally pulled himself together to become not only one of the most revered artists working in film today but also the highest paid actor in Hollywood. He reportedly earned $50 million for his role in the …

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Google’s Chromecast Gets Support From More Apps

Google announced a handful of apps that have added Chromecast support, including WATCH Disney, WATCH Disney Junior, WATCH Disney XD, Twitch, iHeartRadio, and DramaFever. The Disney apps will give users access to titles like Girl Meets World, Doc McStuffins, and Star Wars Rebels. They do, however, require a login from a supported TV provider, and there are some (like Time …

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Disney Cruises 2015 Season Begins In San Diego With The Disney Wonder

The cruise ship season of 2014-2015 is set to begin. Or it’s set to begin for Disney Cruises. City News Service reported that the Disney Wonder has docked in San Diego, which may be a sign that the industry is ready once again to grow on the West Coast. “The Port of San Diego is proud to welcome the Disney …

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Vanessa Hudgens Hangs Out With ‘High School Musical’ Castmates

On Friday, actress Vanessa Hudgens was seen attending an intimate reunion of High School Musical cast members with the film’s director Kenny Ortega and choreographer Chucky Klapow. Hudgens, who played the character of Gabriella Montez in the film, posted a picture of the gathering on her Instagram account, showing herself and co-star Ashley Tisdale grinning for the camera with Ortega. …

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Wesley Snipes Could Do Blade 4 for $3M

Actor Wesley Snipes was making bank on the Blade series of movies. After starting his career with more traditional fare, such as Spike Lee’s Mo’ Better Blues, Snipes ended up crafting a place for himself in Hollywood as an action hero. And the Blade series, which cast Snipes as a “daywalker” vampire who hunts other vampires, was his meal ticket. …

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Girl Meets World Renewed For Second Season

Disney Channel has officially renewed Girl Meets World, the 90s spinoff of Boy Meets World, for a second season. The new series picked up with the two main characters, Corey Mathews (Ben Savage) and Topanga Lawrence (Danielle Fishel), who are parents to the mischievous 13-year-old Riley. The show brings back the memories of innocent childhood, and has appealed to a …

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Bob Iger Talks Disney’s Relationship With Netflix

Disney posted its fiscal Q3 earnings on Tuesday. The company had a record quarter with earnings per share up 27% from the prior year. CEO Bob Iger said, “Our strategy of building strong brands and franchises continues to create great value across our company. This quarter we delivered the highest EPS in the company’s history, and we’ve now generated greater …

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