For nearly eight decades, Disney has relied on films to rally kids and their families around the Mouse House. But with its core audience increasingly glued to screens of all sizes, the success of…
Oscar is smiling on the Mouse House this season, bestowing no fewer than four nominations on Disney-branded animated films. A nod to Pixar's "Brave" isn't surprising, given Pixar's track record, and…
Disney has elevated "Planes" and will open the animated comedy movie theatrically on Aug. 9.
Paramount Pictures' animation division has kept a low profile since its launch last summer, announcing few projects other than a sequel to "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie" set for release in 2014…
Some 30 years ago, a Disney animator fresh out of school decided to experiment with computer-generated backgrounds for a picture he hoped to make, "The Brave Little Toaster."
"Tron: Legacy" grossed $400 million worldwide in 2010 and launched a successful line of consumer products as well as a theme park attraction at California Adventure. Now Disney hopes the latest…
The National Hockey League is pacting with Disney to help bring younger fans closer to the game.
Andrew Millstein has been named general manager of Walt Disney Animation Studios, while former Industrial Light & Magic topper Jim Morris serves as general manager of Pixar Animation Studios.
Walking up the stairs of the Disney Animation Studios building, Ed Catmull talks about change. "We took down as many walls as we could," he says, showing off a bright and open second floor -- a stark…
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Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%