Ellen Degeneres is in Negotiations for “Finding Nemo” Sequel

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Dory fans should keep their fingers crossed as Ellen Degeneres is in talks to repreise her role in Disney/Pixar's "Finding Nemo" sequel. This original Pixar movie is one of the only Disney movies that does not have yet a sequel.  If all comes to plan, the Nemo sequel is not planned to be released until 2016, but with the original "Finding Nemo" getting a 3D update the fans have another chance to get their Nemo fix in theaters next month.Over the past few … [Read more...]

Wocka Wocka MUPPETS Honored with Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Muppets received a star on the Hollywood Walk ("Wocka Wocka") of Fame today from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce in celebration of the release of Disney's "The Muppets" on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD. The celebration was emceed by Chamber President and CEO Leron Gubler, with special guest speakers Rich Ross, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios and Lisa Henson, CEO, The Jim Henson Company. Several Muppets were on hand to receive the star including Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, … [Read more...]

The Muppets Honored With Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will honor the legendary Muppets with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 20, 2012 at The El Capitan Theatre, beginning at 11:30a.m.The ceremony coincides with Disney’s “The Muppets” movie leapfroging into homes on Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital Download and On-Demand, becoming available in the same day.What began with Kermit’s first TV appearance in 1955, has lead to a global phenomenon that is still going strong more than 50 years later.  Since “The … [Read more...]

2012 Flower Power Concert Series at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

For me it seems the lineup is a little dated and I think their should be a mix of 60's - 90's at the 19th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival’s Flower Power concert series.  Beginning March 9 and continuing each weekend, the Flower Power lineup features two new-to-the-festival acts:  Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night (“Joy to the World”) and The Orchestra starring former members of ELO (“Don’t Bring Me Down”).Jose Feliciano, whose star shines on the Hollywood Walk of Fame … [Read more...]

Chip & Company Week in Review, November 7, 2011

Welcome back once again to this week’s edition of the Chip & Company Week in Review.  Here are the stories that caught our eye last week:The Muppets movie launch is coming up quickly, and Disney Twenty-Three Magazine went behind the scenes with them! Are you looking to take a cruise?  Then you are in luck, as Kids Sail Free to the Mexican Riviera on Disney Cruise Line! This past Friday marked the return of Cinderella’s Holiday Wish to the Magic Kingdom! Will you be visiting Walt … [Read more...]

John Lasseter Honored With A Star On The Hollywood Walk of Fame

Two-time Academy Award®-winning director John Lasseter today received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame from the The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. In addition to his many and varied feature animation film credits, Lasseter serves as Chief Creative Officer, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios and Principal Creative Advisor, Walt Disney Imagineering.The celebration was emceed by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Leron Gubler, with special guest speaker, actress Bonnie Hunt. … [Read more...]

John Lasseter to be Honored with Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

John Lasseter, the two-time Academy Award®-winning director who creatively oversees all films and associated projects from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios (celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2011), will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in a ceremony featuring guest speaker Bonnie Hunt, on November 1 at 11:30 a.m. in front of the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. John made his feature directorial debut in 1995 with Toy Story, the first-ever feature-length … [Read more...]

Walt Disney Pictures releases The Muppets Movie Synopsis

On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds.To stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone … [Read more...]