‘Frozen’ crosses $1 Billion mark on the day it wins Oscar
‘Frozen’ wins the Best Animated Feature Oscar on the same day that it crossed $1 billion in global box office revenue
by Amid Amidi at Cartoon Brew
It’s a special day for directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. Their film Frozen will win the Best Animated Feature Oscar on the day that it crosses $1 billion in global box office revenue. It becomes, along with Toy Story 3, only the second animated feature to achieve this distinction, and the 18th film overall. Continue reading
All-night Disney Side party
140-Disney-character ‘Ultimate Tweet’ announces party on both coasts
by Thomas Smith at Disney Parks Blog
On Friday, we shared a tweet that truly featured 140 characters to officially announce the latest Disney Parks bicoastal, All-Night Extravaganza on Memorial Day Weekend – the traditional start of the family travel season. Our “Rock Your Disney Side Party” will be a fun-filled 24-hour event at both Disneyland Resort in California and Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Continue reading
Disney Movies Anywhere launches on iTunes
400 Disney, Pixar & Marvel Titles in the cloud
by Dominic Patten at Deadline Hollywood
The same day that Disney launches its mega-hit Frozen in the digital realm, the company is announcing a cloud-based purchase and storage service for its films. In a new deal with Apple, Disney Movies Anywhere goes live today exclusively through iTunes, kicking off with more than 400 Disney, Pixar and Marvel titles such as Iron Man 3, Finding Nemo and Mary Poppins. The service allows users to browse, buy, manage and watch movies on PCs and iOS devices using an app or website. Continue reading
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy 15 Second Trailer Teaser
Sample the first 15 seconds of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy trailer here
‘Tomorrowland‘ filming at Disneyland, but Clooney won’t be there
The movie’s star, George Clooney, will not be on set. It will be the fourth sanctioned movie to be filmed at least in part at Disneyland.
by Fermin Leal at Orange County Register
Hollywood crews have descended on Disneyland to shoot scenes for the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures’ Tomorrowland. Crews will be shooting all day Tuesday and Wednesday at the It’s a Small World attraction. The movie will star George Clooney, who plays an inventor in the science-fiction mystery. But the 52-year-old Oscar winner won’t be on set, Disneyland officials said.
Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith of the Seattle Seahawks parades through Disney World
Smith appeared for a hero’s welcome parade at Magic Kingdom
by Orlando Attractions Magazine
After Super Bowl XLVIII, Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith of the Seattle Seahawks continued a magical tradition by “going to Disney World” for a special parade in the Magic Kingdom. Rising from the field moments after his team captured the National Football League championship, Smith beamed into the cameras and shouted those five words that for decades have become synonymous with Super Bowl victory celebrations: “I’m Going to Disney World!”
On Monday, Smith appeared for a hero’s welcome parade at Magic Kingdom down Main Street, U.S.A., in front of cheering park guests and Seahawks fans.
…complete article at Orlando Attractions Magazine