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Comcast / NBC Universal deal could help Disney overhaul entertainment industry Comcast / NBC Universal deal could help Disney overhaul entert...
You'd think - given that Brian Roberts was the guy behind Comcast's February 2004 bid to buy Disney for $66 billion - that today's announcement (i.e. that the U.S. largest cable services company has just signed an agreement with General Electric. Which will then give...
12/03/2009 10:42 PM EDT  |  Read More

Disney Teams Up With Guillermo Del Toro To Create Animated Features Disney Teams Up With Guillermo Del Toro To Create Animated Features
Anaheim, California -- September 11, 2009 -- The Walt Disney Studios, in collaboration with acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labyrinth," "The Hobbit"), is launching a new production label called Disney Double Dare You, to create new anima...
09/11/2009 10:39 PM EDT  |  Read More

Walt Disney Company Aquires Marvel Entertainment Walt Disney Company Aquires Marvel Entertainment
Burbank, CA and New York, NY, August 31, 2009 -Building on its strategy of delivering quality branded content to people around the world, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has agreed to acquire Marvel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:MVL) in a stock and cash transaction, the compa...
08/31/2009 10:16 AM EDT  |  Read More

Based On Popular Demand: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Extends Worldwide Blu-ray Combo Pack Efforts through December 2010 Based On Popular Demand: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainmen...
BURBANK, Calif.- August 11, 2009 - In a time when price, quality and value are top of mind with consumers, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (WDSHE) today announces the extension of it's Blu-ray Combo Pack initiatives worldwide, providing extended utility of DVD and...
08/12/2009 12:58 PM EDT  |  Read More

Disney's Confessions of A Shopaholic Fun Facts Disney's Confessions of A Shopaholic Fun Facts
The film shot inside of some of the most exclusive stores and boutiques in New York, including Barneys New York flagship store on Madison Avenue, Henri Bendel on Fifth Avenue, Scoop and Catherine Malandrino in the Meat Packing District, Alessi (up...
06/22/2009 7:01 PM EDT  |  Read More

Cast off any rumors ye may be hearin' about an open castin' call for Pirates 4 Cast off any rumors ye may be hearin' about an open castin' ca...
Belay all that talk about how Walt Disney Pictures & Jerry Bruckheimer Productions are allegedly getting ready to start shooting "Pirates 4." Why For? Well, though a website which calls itself Disney Casting posted a piece yesterday claiming that prel...
04/16/2009 7:39 AM EDT  |  Read More

Disney's Bolt Super Rhino Interview Disney's Bolt Super Rhino Interview
Last week FlickDirect.com sat in on a "Super Rhino Roundtable" along with Nathan Greno, the director and Mark Walton, the voice of Rhino.   "Super Rhino" is a short that will appear on the  "Bolt" DVD and Blu-ra...
03/29/2009 1:20 AM EDT  |  Read More

Disney's Tower of Terror The Feature Film? Disney's Tower of Terror The Feature Film?
According to "Bloody Disgusting", Walt Disney Pictures is rumored to be making yet another film based on one of their theme park attractions.    Following the footsteps of "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "The Haunted Mansion&...
02/11/2009 8:27 PM EDT  |  Read More

Speilberg, Dreamworks, and Disney? Speilberg, Dreamworks, and Disney?
The Walt Disney Company, and the Walt Disney Pictures Division specifically, are rumored to be heading for a huge deal that could be very profitable for all parties included. Steven Spielberg and his company, DreamWorks SKG, are said to be heading over t...
02/08/2009 9:25 PM EDT  |  Read More

Disney Signs Teresa Palmer As Female Lead In Disney's Live Action The Sorcerer's Apprentice Disney Signs Teresa Palmer As Female Lead In Disney's Live Act...
According to The Hollywood reporter, Disney has signed on Teresa Palmer to star as the female lead a character in the upcoming film, "The Sorcerer's Apprentice".  The film will also be starring Nicolas Cage and Jay Baruchel. The film is based on the D...
01/08/2009 3:57 PM EDT  |  Read More