Pixar's 'Coco' will take the animation studio into previously uncharted water: the world of the macabre.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s reputation for writing irreverent, poppy films such as “21 Jump Street” and “The Lego Movie” helped the white-hot writing and directing duo land one of the most coveted gigs in Hollywood — a chance to call the shots on a “Star Wars” film. But their chance to put their stamp... Read more »
An expert in child development filed a federal lawsuit on Monday alleging that she pitched Disney and Pixar executives on a TV project that bears a striking resemblance to the 2015 film “Inside Out.” Denise Daniels alleges that Disney breached an implied contract by failing to compensate her for the idea, which she began developing... Read more »
Everyone in Beauty and the Beast's enchanted castle had a job to do... but Monsieur Toilette had it worse than most.
While the domestic box office is experiencing a major slump, Disney stands out as the studio with the mostest — as of Tuesday morning, Disney crossed the $3 billion mark in global box office. About two thirds of those ticket sales have from from the international box office, $1.9 billion, while domestic grosses account for $1.1 billion. The movie... Read more »
Yahoo Movies attended the May 25 opening ceremonies for Disneyland's new Guardians ride; click through for the highlights of the gala event and a sneak peek inside Mission: Breakout!
Disney chief Bob Iger confirmed the company received a threat from cybercriminals who claimed to have stolen the digital copy of a movie — but that the studio believes the claims were false. “To our knowledge we were not hacked,” Iger said in an interview with Yahoo Finance published Thursday. “We had a threat of a hack... Read more »
You’d think it’d be a great party conversation starter. “By the way,” he would casually mention. “Ever seen Bambi? Of course you’ve seen Bambi. Everyone has seen Bambi. Well, I played him when I was 4.” Maybe throw in a “Biiiiiird“ for a good measure.
Sam Mendes is in early talks to direct Disney’s live-action adaptation of “Pinocchio.” Sources close to Mendes say this it is premature and that the director has not fully committed to coming on board yet. Mendes has not been able to have a full sit down on the project due to his commitment to his... Read more »
ABC is reviving its dormant The Wonderful World of Disney brand and getting into the hot live-musical space at the same time. The network announced its fall schedule this morning which included this nugget: a two-hour special event, The Wonderful World Of Disney: The Little Mermaid Live!, on October 3 that will meld Disney’s animated classic The Little Mermaid with live musical performances in a live action/animation hybrid presentation. The special, The Wonderful World Of…