Beauty & the Beast 3D takes 2nd place at box office

Beauty and the Beast 3D earned 2nd place this past weekend with $18.5 million falling just behind Contraband according to Entertainment Weekly. It is the largest January opening for an animated film topping 2006′s Hoodwinked.Disney spent less than $10 million converting the 1991 classic to 3-D, so this kind of opening more than justifies the studio’s decision to re-release the musical.It is good news for Disney’s future 3-D re-releases: Finding Nemo in September, and Monsters, Inc. and … [Read more...]

Schedule for Art of Animation Resort Opening.

It won't be long before you can stay in the highly-anticipated Art of Animation Resort at Walt Disney World. Located in the proposed Golden Years section at the Pop Century Resort, the Art of Animation Resort will feature suites that sleep up to six and rooms that sleep up to four.  The resort is scheduled to open in sections:Nemo Suites: Opening May 31, 2012. Cars suites:  August 31, 3012. The Lion King Suites:  September 30, 2012. The Little Mermaid rooms:  December.This resort … [Read more...]

First look at the Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Rooms

Opening in phases begining May 31, 2012, Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, inspired by Disney animation, will feature 1,120 family suites themed after “The Lion King,” “Cars” and “Finding Nemo,” and 864 themed rooms in “The Little Mermaid.” Larger-than-life icons, including a 35-foot-tall model of King Triton, will grace the courtyard areas. Disney’s Art of Animation Resort will be located next to Disney’s Pop Century Resort.Related articlesWalt Disney Imagineers Install Nemo Icons at … [Read more...]

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Reveals New Details and Opening Day

The first wing of the new Disney’s Art of Animation Resort will open to Guests on May 31, 2012, as construction on the 25th resort hotel at Walt Disney World continues on schedule.In size and scope, the construction of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is a major project at Walt Disney World Resort and has created up to 800 construction jobs. Once open in 2012, Disney’s Art of Animation Resort will also create 750 ongoing resort hotel jobs.At a media gathering today, Walt Disney … [Read more...]

The Hidden Mickey Guy reveals almost 400 in latest edition

The Hidden Mickey Guy reveals almost 400 in latest editionSteve Barrett is on the hunt again and his latest search for hidden Mickeys has taken him to Disneyland. Hidden Mickeys are partial or complete images of Mickey Mouse that Disney “Imagineers” have designed to blend into their surroundings in such a way that their presence is not immediately obvious.Known to his fans as the Hidden Mickey Guy, Barrett has spent the last 10 years searching out Hidden Mickeys throughout the Disney … [Read more...]

Video: Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Will Open in Phases Starting May 31

Earlier today, leaders from the Walt Disney World Resort and Walt Disney Imagineering announced the projected opening dates for Walt Disney World's new Disney's Art of Animation Resort, which will debut in phases beginning May 31, 2012.Related articlesDisney's Art of Animation Resort Reveals New Details and Opening Day ( Introducing Beyond the Attractions: A Guide to Walt Disney World with Preschoolers (2012) ( … [Read more...]

Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc. and Little Mermaid Will Make 3D Theatrical Debut in 2012 and 2013

On the heels of the phenomenal success of The Lion King 3D– which will cross the $80 million mark at the domestic box office today – The Walt Disney Studios has announced limited theatrical engagements for four of its classic films for the first time in 3D. The following titles from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios will be released in 2012 and 2013:* Beauty and the Beast – January 13, 2012 * Disney•Pixar’s Finding Nemo – September 14, 2012 * Disney•Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. – January … [Read more...]

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Favorite Disney Stories Come to Life in All-New Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks Video Game

The beloved Disney Princess classics come alive this fall in Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks, an open-ended creative adventure through the timeless tales, scheduled for release Nov. 1 from THQ Inc.Available on Nintendo DS(TM)/DSi(TM) and the uDraw GameTablet(R) for Wii(TM), Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks invites players to engage in an array of stylus-based activities, including number-painting stages, unique tilt-painting games, and even coloring-book pages that narrate the … [Read more...]

Disney Store Debuts Ten Designer Princess Dolls At D23 Expo; Legends Of Disney Award Honorees Presented With Dolls

Disney Store announced today the worldwide debut of the Princess Designer Doll Collection. As part of the D23 Expo Legends of Disney Awards ceremony, the honorees whose extraordinary voices brought to life many modern-day Disney Princess’ were presented with a designer doll matching the character they voiced in the movie.The honorees included: •       Jodi Benson (Ariel from The Little Mermaid) •       Paige O'Hara (Belle from Beauty and the Beast) •       Lea Salonga (singing voices of … [Read more...]