The Walt Disney Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer have decided not to renew their first-look deal when it expires next year, ending a relationship that’s been one of Hollywood’s more successful…
With Disney moving Pixar’s “The Good Dinosaur” from May 30, 2014 to Nov. 25, 2015, the studio has rendered next year the first time since 2005 that the studio won’t release a Pixar film. The Mouse…
Jonathan Freeman, the actor who portrayed the villain Jafar in Disney’s 1992 animated pic “Aladdin,” will reprise his role onstage in the Broadway-bound legit adaptation of the tale, in which he’ll…
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When "The Little Mermaid" protagonist Ariel sang about having "gadgets and gizmos galore," she probably wasn't talking about Apple products. However, Disney is providing incentive for movie-goers to…
After moving up Marvel’s “Ant-Man” to July 31, 2015, Disney has removed from the calendar its fifth “Pirates of the Caribbean” installment, which previously was slated to bow July 10 that same year…
Disney will release Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man” on July 31, 2015, rather than the previously scheduled Nov. 6, 2015. The studio gave no reason for the move, but the new date gets Marvel’s next…
The sentiment may not sound sexy, but it goes a long way toward explaining what led 20th Century Fox to tap Broadway producer Kevin McCollum for its new theatrical joint venture.
A "Cars" spinoff so overrun with broad cultural stereotypes that it should come with free ethnic-sensitivity training for impressionable kids.
Broadway observers can be forgiven for being skeptical when Disney Theatrical Prods. says it's taking a wait-and-see attitude toward the latest Mouse House-affiliated stage outing, "The Jungle Book."
Disney has become a much bigger fan of “The Jungle Book,” tapping Justin Marks to write a live action version of the Rudyard Kipling tale as it produces a musical at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. Marks…
With a history of infusing classic tales with fresh theatricality, auteur-director Mary Zimmerman ("Metamorphoses") is both a natural choice to adapt a Disney film to the stage and a nearly…