Disney/Marvel Facing Copyright Lawsuit


It appears that Walt Disney’s $4 billion purchase of Marvel Entertainment might come with more than it’s fair share of headaches, 45 in fact.The heirs of Jack Kirby, forward thinking comic book artist and co-creator of many Marvel tentpole properties including X-Men, Fantastic Four have sent 45 notices of copyright termination to Marvel and Disney, as well as Marvel distributors and studios Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures, and other companies that … [Read more...]

Disneyland 2009 – Halloween Time Video

A very fun promo for the Halloween overlay at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim. It will be going from September 25-November 1. … [Read more...]

Renovating Disneyworld


Toying with a classic is a tricky operation. That's what Walt Disney Co. and its Imagineers had to keep in mind while refurbishing several attractions at Walt Disney World in recent years — not to mention overhauling sections of Fantasyland in an expansion announced Sept. 12.The parks have used periodic prolonged closings for housekeeping and maintenance as opportunities to enhance long-standing rides and shows, said Eric Jacobson, senior vice president for Walt Disney … [Read more...]

Some funny D23 Expo Photos

Images in the gallery above are from the LA Times’ coverage of the D23 Expo, which featured one-of-a-kind sights like Captain EO costumes, frames of the presidents from the Hall of Presidents exhibit, and celebrity appearances. Click the picture above to check them out. … [Read more...]

Disney studio chief Dick Cook stepping down

Walt Disney Co. studio chief Dick Cook announced Friday he's stepping down immediately, after nearly four decades with the company. Cook said in a statement he's been contemplating leaving the studio for some time and will be moving on to "new adventures." It wasn't immediately known who would replace him. Cook's studio has come under intense scrutiny for the quality of its films. Recent movies, like "Race to Witch Mountain," "Bedtime Stories" and "Confessions of a Shopaholic" were box office … [Read more...]