Disney bans smoking in all Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, and Pixar movies

Disney's annual shareholder meeting was full of surprising announcements.   From the news of Frozen 2 to the first "official" gay Marvel character, Disney news have been exploding all over the social media pages.The latest announcement is from CEO Bob Iger.  Responding to an investor's question, Mr. Iger stated that he will “absolutely prohibit” showing any characters smoking in Disney films that have a PG-13 or below rating. Unless like in the case of "Saving Mr. Banks"  they involve an … [Read more...]

Star Wars Movie Surprises Continue

The Walt Disney Company's Annual Shareholder's Meeting was full of surprises this morning.  First there was the news that a Frozen sequel is coming and now more Star Wars.Fans will be happy to know that Bob Iger announced the first standalone Star Wars movie, which will be released in December 2016.   The movie titled Star Wars: Rogue One will star Felicity Jones and will have Gareth Edwards in charge. Filming begins in London during the summer and that means, I might just need to reschedule … [Read more...]

Wookieepedia Turns 10

We wanted to let you know about the 10-year anniversary of Wookieepedia, a chronicle of all-things “Star Wars” launched through Wikia, which was this past Wednesday, March 4. Designed as a Star Wars community aggregator, the wiki-style site features official and fan-generated content —blogs, in-depth Star Wars lore, exclusive images and videos.The site has been wildly popular, and with this turning out to be “The Year of Star Wars,” Wikia is doing some really exciting things, including a … [Read more...]

Tron Fans are excited about Tron 3

Walt Disney Pictures has given the thumbs up for a new Tron movie which starts filming in the Vancouver area in the Fall.  There is not much information yet, but we do know that the role of Sam Flynn will be played by Garrett Hedlund and that Director Joseph Kosinski is on board.Tron 3 would have to include Olivia Wilde and Bruce Boxleitner if it continues where Tron:  Legacy left off but what about Jeff Bridges?    Rumor has it that Kosinski is talking about a whole new take on Tron 3 and … [Read more...]

New Trailer for Disney’s Inside out movie

Walt Disney Pictures * Pixar Studios is sharing a new trailer from their upcoming movie "Inside Out"   Ellen DeGeneres hosted guests Amy Poehler and Bill Hader today on her daytime show.  Visit Ellentube.com or EllenTV to see what they had to say.    Amy and Bill talked about the opportunity of working together again.   Bill said he is a Pixar "nerd" and took a tour of Pixar Studios.  During the tour, he met director, Pete Docter , during a story meeting and it resulted in the offer to play … [Read more...]

Star Wars announces the first gay character!

Star Wars Universe has welcomed the first gay character in the new upcoming novel  "Lords of the Sith".   Moff Mors joins the force as a capable but flawed Imperial official who "also happens to be a lesbian."  This is the first gay figure approved by Disney according to Shelly Shapiro who is the editor of "Star Wars" books at Random House.    Although the book series and some of the video games have had gay relationships, this is the first "official" gay "Star Wars" world character. Star … [Read more...]

Mickey’s Typing Adventure Launches Web Experience

Children are taught to type online with Mickey Mouse and friends. They get to be the hero and rescue some of their favorite Disney characters from a mysterious enchantment. As kids learn to type, the “magic”in their keyboards frees Mickey’s friends from the spell. This educational game is full of entertainment, exciting games, motivating rewards—and lots of fun!MotivatingMagical adventure theme Rewards and pointsEducational11 typing courses Supports Common … [Read more...]

New Art gives us a peek at Zootopia

The new artwork above gives us a peek into the world of Zootopia.  Coming to theatres in March 2016, Zootopia is a modern city with neighborhoods like Sahara Square and Tundratown.  Zootopia's police force is full of big, tough animals until the first bunny,  Officer Judy Hopps joins the force. Teaming up with Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman), the fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Officer Hopps, must solve a mystery that will clear Wilde's name and allow her to find her spot on the team.Zootopia, a … [Read more...]

What is Disney’s Tomorrowland Movie Poster hiding?

 Walt Disney Pictures has released a new poster for their upcoming movie "Tomorrowland"  If you look closely you can see a familiar building in the poster.   The shout-out to a favorite at all the Disney parks and part of Tomorrowland makes this Disney Addict excited to see this new adventure in theatres on May 22, 2015.The film tells the story of a bright young teen (Britt Robertson) full of scientific curiosity who teams up with a former boy-genius inventor (George Clooney) and … [Read more...]

Marvel’s newest Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer

Marvel Studios continues to share exciting trailers to keep us going until the release of “Avengers: Age of Ultron,”the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time will be coming our way on May 1, 2015 but in the meantime enjoy the trailer below and check out why it is all the buzz on the Marvel scene."Avengers: Age of Ultron brings us Tony Stark who is trying to jump start a dormant peacekeeping program.  Of course things are going to go wrong so that Earth’s Mightiest … [Read more...]