Ryan Potter Chats with Chip and Co about Big Hero 6

Loretta Garcia, your favorite west coast entertainment reporter for Chip and Co here to share my chat with Ryan Potter from Big Hero 6.  Ryan who plays Hiro in the movie is a wonderful young man who is funny and full of spunk.  I spoke with Ryan about his part in Big Hero 6.First I asked about how he was chosen for the role, to which Ryan said, it was a long process as Disney was searching church groups, schools and a number of other areas to find the perfect real live Hiro Hamada.   A … [Read more...]

May The Force be With You at Star Wars Weekends in Hollywood Studios

Star Wars Weekends makes it's big return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 15-June 14, 2015.During this galactic event, you can encounter out-of-this-universe entertainment, favorite attractions and more!James Arnold Taylor, the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi on “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” will return to host the Stars of the Saga talk show – including everyone’s favorite stormtrooper pre-show at a new larger location in the Theater of the Stars on Sunset … [Read more...]

McFarland USA Red Carpet and Movie Premiere in Bakersfield

 Maya Cinemas in Bakersfield, California was the place to be this Sunday, February 15th for  the Red Carpet event and movie premiere of Disney's "McFarland, USA".  Arriving at the theatre we found a long line of fans and media ready to check in.  According to my sources, in attendance would be several of the stars of the film including  Kevin Costner, Carlos Pratts, Rafael Martinez, Michael Aguero, Ramiro Rodriguez, Hector Duran, Johnny Ortiz, Sergio Avelar,  as well as the real … [Read more...]

The All New Disney California Adventure!

From the thrills of Cars Land to the romance of Buena Vista Street, Disney California Adventure is a testament to what Disney Parks does best – connect guests to the iconic stories, characters and music they love, helping them make shared memories to last a lifetime.   Part of a 5 year expansion that added more Disney Magic and more experiences for guests of the Disneyland Resort, the expansion provided a great family vacation destination with not one but two theme parks, three hotels and the … [Read more...]

Punchbowl Unveils Online Invitations for the Upcoming Cinderella Live Action Movie

Punchbowl.com has just unveiled an exclusive, free online invitation for Disney's Live-Action Cinderella! This is the newest addition to The Disney Online Invitation Collection that launched last year. So if you want to invite a fellow Disney Addict to attend the premiere with you, this is a very elegant way to do so.They have more designs, check them out here.It doesn't get any better than cute and free!Wishing you Faith, Trust, and Pixie DustMariaI am an Independent Travel … [Read more...]

JCPenney Celebrates Cinderella Bringing a Fairy Tale to Life

JCPenney is celebrating the all new live action Disney movie, Cinderella by "Bringing a Fairy Tale to Life"The new marketing campaign will premiere a 30-second Cinderella inspired spot during the 87th Academy Awards on February 22nd.  The spot will showcase JCPenney fashion including a Cinderella costume from the Disney Shop located inside 565 JCPenneys nationwide.  The idea behind the marketing is aimed at empowering women of all ages and showing that style and fashion to feel your best is … [Read more...]

Walt Disney Pictures shares a new trailer from Cinderella

Walt Disney Pictures shares a new trailer from their upcoming live action movie, Cinderella. Full of beautiful costumes and exciting scenes, Cinderella has moved to the top of my must see list.Directed by Kenneth Branagh, live-action movie is based on the classic fairy tale we all know and love. Written by Chris Weitz and produced by Simon Kinberg, Allison Shearmur and David Barron.   Cinderella tells the story of a young girl named Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries after the … [Read more...]

Disney’s Pete’s Dragon starts Production in New Zealand

New Zealand is the location of Walt Disney Pictures' remake of "Pete's Dragon".  Disney has taken the 1977 classic and cast (pictured above) and revamped it blending live action with CGI to bring back a favorite with new faces.  Pete's Dragon is the story of Pete, an orphan who meets and becomes best friends with a green dragon named Elliott.Producer Jim Whitaker shared how Pete's Dragon “... is a story about how magic can enter one’s life and change the way they see the world.."The … [Read more...]

JC Penney’s new Cinderella merchandise is amazing.

JCPenney's new Cinderella merchandise is what dreams are made of.   Inspired by Disney's new live action film coming to theatres, March 13, 2015, the special line of products will make every girl's "fairy tale dream a reality.""The Cinderella story perfectly aligns with our 'fit' promise at JCPenney. It's a story about the power of transformation, and how Cinderella found her inner confidence and self-esteem that enabled her true potential to emerge," said Deb Berman, chief marketing officer … [Read more...]

Angelina Jolie rumored to be named Director for Capt. Marvel

Rumors are popping up about Disney Executives offering Angelina Jolie a few million ($20) to direct the upcoming Marvel film - Capt Marvel.   With a female lead role, a female director would bring Capt. Marvel to the top as a huge hit with old and new fans.   According to the rumors,  Jolie is said to be thrilled at this possibility.    If the rumors are true, Angelina Jolie,  who's movie include "Maleficient," "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider",  and "Mr. & Mrs. Smith"  to name a few, will take her … [Read more...]