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Disney Cuts Back Budget on Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Disney Cuts Back Budget on Pirates of the Caribbean: On Strang...
Times are tough in this economy, even in Hollywood. According to The Los Angeles Times, Disney has imposed a cut back budget on the upcoming "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" film. The $200 million budget is less than the 2 latest films in the fra...
05/04/2010 12:49 PM EDT  |  Read More

Disney Shortens the Theatrical Run of Alice In Wonderland Disney Shortens the Theatrical Run of Alice In Wonderland
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Walt Disney Studios has decided that they will be running the upcoming film, "Alice In Wonderland", for only 12 weeks in North American and The U.K., as opposed to the original window of 17 weeks. While this change is welco...
02/10/2010 11:06 AM EDT  |  Read More

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