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Disney Taps Jon Turteltaub To Direct ‘It’s A Small World’ Feature Film – EXCLUSIVE: Appropriate considering today is the 50th anniversary of the creation of the It’s A Small World attraction that has been such a staple of the Disney theme parks, the movie studio has hired Jon Turteltaub to direct a feature based on the venerable family film ride with the catchy tune. 2 days 8 hours ago via donnieyen

Japan's Studio Ghibli Producing Its First Film With a Theme Song in English – American singer-songwriter Priscilla Ahn is writing the theme for "When Marnie Was There," which will also feature two female leads -- another first for the anime hit factory. 1 week 1 day ago via donnieyen

The Incredibles 2

Posted March 29th, 2014 by Binh Ngo


'Frozen' Sets Disney Opening Weekend Record in Japan – Disney scores its biggest opening weekend ever in the world's third largest market, with "Frozen" topping the charts, "RoboCop" opening in fourth place and "12 Years a Slave" holding on at 10th in its second weekend. 5 weeks 3 days ago via jackiechan

Pixar Working on 3D Rereleases of The Incredibles and Ratatouille – Pixar's director of 3D production Josh Hollander has revealed to Screen Daily that 3D rereleases of director Brad Bird's The Incredibles and Ratatouille are in the works. 5 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen

Third 'Smurfs' Movie Is Actually a Reboot

4:41 PM 3/12/2014 by Binh Ngo
The Smurfs
We learned last month that the third Smurfs movie will be fully animated instead of being live-action/CGI hybrid like the previous two, but now we find out why the change was made.

DreamWorks Animation Stock Takes Another Hit With ‘Peabody & Sherman’ – Most of Wall Street was not impressed with DreamWorks Animation’s second recent lackluster release, as “Mr. Peabody & Sherman,” which bowed to $32.2 million domestically, caused the toon shop’s price target to plummet from $35 to $21 per share, according to Cowen and Co. analyst Doug Creutz. DWA stock closed Monday at $29.05 per share,... 6 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee

The Lego Movie 2

Posted February 21st, 2014 by Binh Ngo

SpongeBob SquarePants 2

Posted February 17th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

With 100% Tomatometer So Far, The Lego Movie Is Shaping Up as One of the Best-Reviewed Movies of 2014

8:50 PM 2/4/2014 by Binh Ngo
The Lego Movie
The Lego Movie won't be in theaters until this Friday, but if the trend holds, it is a candidate for one of the best-reviewed movies of 2014. As of this writing, the movie has a 100% on the Tomatometer, with 22 reviews counted, making it the best-reviewed wide release of the year.

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