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    Thanks To $190 Million Loss On 'The Lone Ranger,' Disney May Remove Jerry Bruckheimer's Final Cut On 'Pirates 5'

    We can't imagine that the mood around the conference table with Disney execs, star Johnny Depp and producer Jerry Bruckheimer is all that cheery. With the studio revealing this week that they're getting ready to take a $190 million hit on "The Lone Ranger," it seems to have resulted in the stars of ...

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    Watch: Darker Alternate Opening Of Disney Classic 'Sword In The Stone'

    Anyone familiar with “The Sword in the Stone,” the 1963 Walt Disney animated feature (the last one released before Walt’s untimely death) based on the T.H. Stone novel, knows that it begins with a storybook opening, accompanied by a wonderful Sherman Brothers song recounting the turbulent recent his...

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    Immersed in Movies: Disney's 'Frozen' Heats Up SIGGRAPH

    Disney's Frozen wowed the tech crowd at SIGGRAPH in Anaheim on Tuesday, revealing a more stunning and sophisticated 2D/CG blend than was previously displayed on Tangled, Wreck-It Ralph, and the Oscar-winning Paperman short.

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    Pete Docter Talks About His "Challenging" New Pixar Film 'Inside Out'

    Yesterday, while at the computer graphics convention Siggraph, where early Pixar short films dazzled attendees ("Andre and Wally B" premiered at the convention way back in 1987), the Hollywood Reporter stopped and asked Pixar titan Pete Docter about his next feature for the studio—2015's "Inside Out...

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    Disney's Overhead Advertising for "Planes"

    I've seen all manner of advertising in this town - i.e. mega building-size billboards that rival Times Square - but in all my years of riding subways, this was a first: Disney has plastered the ceilings of LA subway cars with posters for their forthcoming animated feature, Planes.

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    Exclusive: Andrew Kevin Walker Rewriting ‘Dragon Tattoo’ Sequel; David Fincher's ‘20,000 Leagues’ Is Dead

    With two major blockbuster flops in two years (“John Carter,” “The Lone Ranger”), the conventional wisdom follows that Disney is probably not green-lighting any major, untested would-be franchises anytime soon (even the the trio behind “The Pirates of The Caribbean” films, Bruckheimer, Depp and Verb...

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    Watch: Tom Hanks Plays Walt Disney in the First Trailer for the 'Mary Poppins' Origin Tale 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    Tom Hanks has not one, but two Oscar hopefuls opening this awards season, both boasting his meatiest lead roles since he played the titular Texas congressman in 2007's "Charlie Wilson's War."

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    It's Just The Franchise Necessities: Disney Prepping Live Action Reboot Of 'The Jungle Book'

    Guys listen, don't get so outraged, because from a purely clinical business approach this makes total sense. Disney tried -- they really did -- to relaunch older/new franchises but they botched it and audiences didn't respond. "John Carter" and "The Lone Ranger" will go down as expensive, money-losi...

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    Disney Fans Makeover Newest Disney Princess

    After the unveiling of images of Disney's latest lead, Elsa the Snow Queen in the upcoming Frozen, fans decided to make her over. Elsa, per Disney's usual whitewashing (other lead character Anna is also very white), falls in line with their usual fair skinnned, light hair, blue eyes and a glamorous ...

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    Holiday Box Office: 'Despicable Me 2' Leads Strong Two-Day Total; 'Lone Ranger' Trails Distant Second

    The Fourth of July holiday box office was dominated by Universal's "Despicable 2," which did just under half of the total business for the top 10 films for Wednesday (its opening day) and Thursday. Box office boomed for one of the best summer boosts above last year so far. The two-day take was aroun...

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