This article originally appeared in Vulture. If you didn’t know better, recent news might make you think that Walt Disney Studios has turned into an alumni-placement program for the Sundance Film Festival. The directorial hires madeShow More Summary
If you didn't know better, recent news might make you think that Walt Disney Studios has turned into an alumni-placement program for the Sundance Film Festival. The directorial hires made of late in the studio's live-action department have carried with them a brand-new whiff of indie cool: To reboot its ... More »
Disney Studios reaches out to help victims of the recent Orlando nightclub shooting by donating $1 million to their recovery.
Zootopia, Disney Studios’ 55th animated feature, just passed the one billion dollar mark according to USA Today. It’s due out on Blu-Ray and DVD on Tuesday, June 5, despite the fact it’s still playing in some theaters..@Disney #Zootopia...Show More Summary
Walt Disney Studios announced today that INTO THE WOODS star Emily Blunt would be taking over the part of the P.L. Travers-created nanny in a sequel to the 1964 classic, with HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda joining as a new character, Jack, the street lamplighter. Show More Summary
Tendo Nagenda, a Walt Disney Studios live-action senior creative executive who oversaw Disney’s 2015 hit Cinderella, has been upped to EVP Production. In his former post since 2010, he shepherded a slate through development, production,...Show More Summary
Captain America: Civil War continues to dominate the box office, having earned enough in the past ten days to keep the accountants at Walt Disney Studios very happy for the foreseeable future. According to ScreenRant, as of Friday, May 13, Captain America: Civil War has earned more than $800 million worldwide, making it the third... Show More Summary
With such films from the Disney stable as Zootopia, The Jungle Book and now Captain America: Civil War swinging at the global box office, The Walt Disney Studios scored a hat-trick of records this weekend. In 128 days of 2016, the Mouse crossed $1B domestic with $1.121B to date. Show More Summary
A peculiar challenge exists when you are writing a film for a large corporation such as Walt Disney Studios is that there are so many executives to answer to on each movie that it is difficult to maintain a cohesive voice for any given film. Show More Summary
A little tabby cat isn't faring very well against the rest of the animal kingdom at the box office this weekend. For the third consecutive weekend, Walt Disney Studios' "The Jungle Book" is dominating ticket sales — spelling bad news for Key and Peele's kitten-themed comedy "Keanu." The new take...
Chris Hemsworth puts his Thor muscles to the test in a funny video posted by Walt Disney Studios on Wednesday (April 27). The 32-year-old actor set the record straight about whether he’s Team Cap or Team Iron Man while doing some pull-ups in the clip. “Who cares? I mean, where was the invite for me [...]
When Walt Disney first arrived in California, he had a demo reel, no money, and few prospects.
Partially inspired by the original research library at Disney studios, where artists were surrounded by inspiring images, filmmaker Guillermo del Toro wanted to create a space for himself to fuel his imagination. The Pan’s Labyrinth and Crimson...Show More Summary
Jon Favreau has a strategy for adapting a classic — remember what you liked about it in the first place. That's the approach the "Iron Man" and "Chef" director took when Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn charged him with updating Rudyard Kipling's 19th century "Jungle Book" tales using contemporary...
A new licensing deal gives consumers a chance to purchase and download their own copies of popular movies distributed by Walt Disney Studios, including the recent blockbuster “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” The Los Angeles Times reports that the deal...
Comcast Corp. has signed an agreement with Walt Disney Studios that will allow subscribers to purchase and download their own copies of popular movies distributed by the Burbank entertainment behemoth, including the recent blockbuster "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." The content licensing arrangement...
If this isn’t family movie gold, it’s hard to imagine what would be: a Walt Disney Studios adaptation of a Roald Dahl book directed by Steven Spielberg. The BFG represents a reunion on many levels with Spielberg re-teaming with his Bridge of Spies actor, Academy Award-winner Mark Rylance; his preferred composer John Williams, who had […]
Composer John Debney just about grew up at Disney Studios. His father, Louis Debney, began working for Disney as a teenager, banging the clapperboard to identify the live-action footage shot as reference for "Snow White" and going on...Show More Summary
Once upon a time…Snow White had a sister and her name was Rose Red. Although this may sound like a gimmicky campaign launched by Disney Studios to capitalize on the classic Snow White tale without subjecting the world to yet another live action retelling of that same, familiar fairy tale, it’s not. Show More Summary
Dick Cook Studios, the namesake venture of the former Walt Disney Studios chairman, has inked a $500-million production deal with Film Carnival, a Chinese movie company. Under terms of the agreement announced Tuesday, Film Carnival, which is based in China's Zhejiang province, will finance 100%...