Zootopia’s New Trailer Introduces “Flash”

Walt Disney Pictures brings us a look at one of my new favorite characters from the upcoming film - Zootopia.    The trailer below gives a hysterical look at a visit to Zootopia's DMV.  One of my new favorite characters, FLASH (voiced by Raymond Persi) is part of an all star cast including Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Shakira, Idris Elba, J.K. Simmons, Nate Torrence, Jenny Slate, Tommy Chong, Octavia Spencer, Bonnie Hunt, Don Lake, Alan Tudyk, Tommy “Tiny” Lister, Raymond Persi, Katie Lowes, … [Read more...]

Art Awakens Celebrates Star Wars: The Force Awakens

To celebrate the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm is joined by Gallery 1988 and HP Inc., to present "Art Awakens."During a recent art exhibit in Los Angeles, Gallery 1988 featured a Star Wars exhibit featuring top professional and up and coming contemporary artists.  New and original pieces from the exhibit are now being auctioned off to support UNICEF Kid Power, in the name of Star Wars: Force for Change. All original pieces featured in the gallery along with … [Read more...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Breaks Record Before Release

Star Wars Fans have a month to go before they can enjoy the latest film - Star Wars:  The Force Awakens.  The seventh film in the huge mega franchise, this film has fans already breaking records in sales.   With over $50 million in advance ticket sales, the film is already the biggest pre-seller in history.The demand is so big that theaters are adding additional showtimes to keep up with the demand.   Fandango and MovieTickets.com have both reported sales for Star Wars: The Force Awakens are … [Read more...]

Robin Williams Estate Puts A Stop To Aladdin Prequel

Walt Disney Pictures' announcement of the live action prequel to Aladdin was huge news to many fans. Excited about seeing where Genies came from and how they became, well... Genies, had this entertainment writer ready to reserve her theater seats. Along with a new Aladdin film, was the hope that somehow, our favorite, the one and only, Genie - Robin Williams would somehow be a part of the film.Recent developments have not only squashed that hope, but placed the film on hold for a long time. … [Read more...]

Zootopia Voice Talents Revealed

Walt Disney Animation Studios revealed the roster of voice talent of the upcoming new film "Zootopia.  The residents of the modern-day mammal metropolis which opens in theaters March 4, 2016 will include many of our favorite actors.   “We had so much fun casting this film,” said director Byron Howard. “‘Zootopia’ features such a large and diverse range of characters—one of our biggest casts ever for a Disney Animation film. We needed talented actors who could help bring these animals to life.” … [Read more...]

Harrison Ford Is Irreplacable as Indy!

When Walt Disney Studios acquired Lucasfilm in 2012, most of the excitement centered on the Star Wars films, but for this Entertainment Writer, my focus was on the future of Indy!  The Indiana Jones movies were and continue to be a popular series for many fans.  While rumors of a fifth film have come up in the past few years, nothing concrete has been decided leaving us waiting inpatiently for any news that may surface.Along with rumors of a fifth film came talk of a possibility that … [Read more...]

Meet The Characters of Zootopia

Walt Disney Animation Studios upcoming new film “Zootopia,” opens in theaters March 4, 2016.  With a star studded cast, this film will have fans excited to meet the new characters.   Here is a list of the actors and description of their character to let us get familiar with who is who and who works where.  Do you see any bad guys yet?  I do!!!The lead role of First Bunny Officer Judy Hopps goes to Ginnifer Goodwin.  The new kid on the force full of big, tough animals, she will have to prove … [Read more...]

3 New Songs Added to Beauty and the Beast Live Action Film

 Alan Menken, composer of many of our Disney favorites shared the news that the live action Beauty and the Beast film is coming to theaters in 2017. Menken said that none of the songs from the Broadway version made the film. There's actually three new songs written for the movie. They are called Forever More, and there's also a song called Days in the Sun, the name of the 3rd song was not mentioned in his Entertainment weekly interview.Beauty and the Beast comes to theaters on March 17, … [Read more...]

The Incredibles 2 May Include Scenes From The Original.

The Incredibles 2 is set for release in 2019, fifteen years after the original Incredibles blasted onto the screen.   The sequel under the direction of Brad Bird who is currently working on the script, is still in the early stage.  However in a recent interview, Mr. Bird shared an interesting bit of information.  Stating there were, as is usually the case, left over ideas from the first film.  It would seem that Brad has plans to use some of the left over scenes in Incredibles 2.“There were … [Read more...]

The Emperor’s New Groove Celebrates 15th Anniversary

The Emperor's New Groove celebrates its 15th anniversary and what better way to celebrate than a special screening at El Capitan Theatre.Arriving at the theatre, I found a line of fans that reached half way down the block.  Retrieving my tickets and entering the theatre we quickly found our seats - front and center.  The event hosted by Ohmydisney included not just the film screening, but fun activities, like the opportunity to decorate our own ears with jewels, feathers and beads, and a … [Read more...]