Beginning this fall, PBS will be unveiling a host of new programs including the four-hour/two-night Walt Disney; Ken Burns’ 14-hour exploration of an American political dynasty, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (September 14th); an tour of our individual inner cosmos, The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman – as well as Navy Seals: The Untold Story […]
Disney's Maleficent has now surpassed $700 million at the global box office. It is The Walt Disney Studios' second release of 2014 (the other being Captain America: The Winter Soldier and 15th release ever to reach the $700 million threshold.
PBS chief Paula Kerger this morning made a slew of announcements from TCA Summer Press Tour 2014: – Call The Midwife will be back for a fourth season. BBC announced in February it would produce a fourth season of the period drama about ...Show More Summary
Walt Disney Parks are currently teeming with vacationers. Hence it seems a very apt decision by the entertainment company to offer discounts to eligible U.S. Military service personnel. Announced today, these special theme-park tickets and room rates will be valid into fall 2015. Reported by the Disney Blog, Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and
In 1935, Walt Disney wrote an eight page memo to art teacher Don Graham outlining his ideas for how to train an animator. Rico Lebrun works with Eric Larson as he draws a live deer in preparation for Bambi from Eye-Likey It's a snapshot...Show More Summary
It was revealed earlier this year that Walt Disney Pictures has secured the rights to Katherine Applegate's children's book The One and Only Ivan. Today, Variety reports that School of Rock and Nacho Libre scribe Mike White is in negotiations to direct the big screen adaptation.
Zoe Saldana and Chris Pratt make some goofy poses while posing for a portrait during the press day for their film Guardians of the Galaxy on Saturday (July 19) at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, Calif. The actors were joined by their co-stars Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista, as well as director James Gunn. “And [...]
You've no doubt already heard about all of the box office records that Frozen has broken over the past eight months (With the most recent one being the 16 weeks that this Walt Disney Animation Studios production spent as the No. 1 film in Japan. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Reader Mitchell Botwin just sent along some wonderful aerial photos of the construction on the new "Disney Springs" shopping and dining development at the current Downtown Disney at the Walt Disney World Resort. That's the new parking facility under construction. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Planning a theme park visit this week? Here are the operating hours for the week ahead at the most popular theme parks in the United States: The Hogwarts Express at Universal Studios Florida Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom:...Show More Summary
For the Foolish investor who is looking to get in on the action of a top theme park operator, perhaps no company, whether it be SeaWorld or Six Flags, can measure up to The Walt Disney Company!
Over the past few years, Walt Disney has been unbelievably successful. However, for all its strengths, there is one part of the business that looks impossible to salvage!
Pluto -- Pluto's Fledgling. This Walt Disney cartoon was released on September 10, 1948.
By Robert Niles: We've learned from several sources that Walt Disney World is moving ahead with plans to build a third theater for the Soarin' show at Epcot, which ultimately should help relieve the often-hours-long waits for the show. Show More Summary
Amusement parks owned by Walt Disney, NBCUniversal, and SeaWorld Entertainment dominate travelers' top picks in the U.S. and abroad -- and that's not likely to change soon.
Walt Disney Animation Studios has released the first full trailer for Big Hero 6, their first animated film based off of a Marvel Comic about a team of high-tech superheroes. The new trailer shows the young prodigy Hiro Hamada working hard to get his robotic companion Baymax some major upgrades so that they can can [...]
Children with disabilities clearly need more loving attention. But that doesn’t seem to be the case. While parents can be easily brought to justice, what about big organizations that are being accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act enacted specifically for such scenarios? Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, is being sued by 16 families
"Do your research." That is the lesson that John Lasseter -- Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney & Pixar Animation Studios -- has repeatedly drilled into the artists that he works with. That before they jump feet-first into developing...Show More Summary
After an extensive worldwide search ranging from New York to New Zealand, London to Canada, and all throughout the United States and India, The Walt Disney Studios is pleased to announce that 10-year-old Neel Sethi will play the part of Mowgli in Disney’s The Jungle Book. Show More Summary
By Donald van Deventer: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) ranks 17th on the Forbes ranking of the world's most valuable brands. In this note, we turn to the U.S. dollar bonds issued by the Walt Disney Company and compare its current...Show More Summary