Disney is Making a Live Action “Dumbo” Movie

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The cutest and most famous elephant of all time, Dumbo, might soon by flying on to a theater screen near you. However this time he will not be animated.Disney is remaking their classic cartoon, "Dumbo," into a live-action movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.Technology has come a very long way over the past few years. So now thanks to CGI a live action Dumbo might be a reality. I am sure you know the story of Dumbo, but this time around you will get to the know the story of this … [Read more...]





25th Anniversary of The Little Mermaid to include Ariel Look-a-like Contest.

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The Burbank International Film Festival will be hosting the exclusive 25th Anniversary screening of "The Little Mermaid" on Saturday, September 6th at 12 noon at the AMC Town Center 6 Theaters. As part of the Anniversary Screening, there will be a World's Largest "Ariel from The Little Mermaid Look-a-Like Contest.   Fans from all over the world are invited to send in their pictures of themselves dressed up as Ariel.  Prior to the screening, there will be a special "Ariel” Red Carpet with select … [Read more...]





Planes: Fire & Rescue Press Event – “Do Your Research”

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Planes:  Fire & Rescue is the all new Disney sequel to Planes and premieres in movie theatres on July 18th.   Attending the media press event at Disney's Toon Studios in Burbank, I was able to participate in several sessions of Q&As with Director Bobs Gannaway and Producer Ferrel Barron, Paul Gerard (Director, Creative Develoopment) and Jeff Howard (Co-Writer), Story Artists Art Hernandez (Head of Story) and Lawrence Gong and Art Director Toby Wilson.    Spending the day learning all … [Read more...]





The Voice of Pinocchio Richard Percy Jones Passes Away at 87

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Sadly the voice of Pinocchio, Richard Percy Jones, has passed away July 7th at his home in Northridge, California. He was born on Feb 25, 1927 in Snyder, Texas. He was also known as Dickie or Dick Jones.He was found dead on Monday by his wife. She found him on the bathroom floor. She proceeded to called 911, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of death has yet to be determined.He voiced the role of the lovable puppet in the classic Disney film as a child actor. This was … [Read more...]





Anna and Elsa Receive their “Royal Welcome” in Hollywood Studios

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It's official, Anna and Elsa have received their Royal Welcome at Hollywood Studios.“Anna & Elsa’s Royal Welcome” is a new event that happens everyday at Hollywood Studios. This is a way for everyone to see and bask in the glow of the sisters from Arendelle. It starts off in front of the park, where the "Frozen" sisters are introduced to their royal subjects by way of a horse drawn sleigh. Meanwhile Kristoff can be seen riding on a Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post float. That's not all … [Read more...]