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    Immersed in Movies: First Look: Designing the Winter Wonderland of 'Frozen'

    Jerry Beck and I got a sneak peek of Frozen a couple of weeks ago, and judging by the 20 minutes of footage we glimpsed, this is definitely a fresh take on the Disney fairy tale and the clear Oscar frontrunner. Frozen melds hand-drawn and CG into a new aesthetic that's both stunningly realistic yet ...

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    In the Works: Disney Sets Sights on Live-Action Cruella de Vil Film

    Maleficent and Cinderella and Cruella, oh my! Disney is embarking on another live-action entry from one of its famed animated films, this time focusing on "101 Dalmations" villain Cruella de Vil. Scribe Aline Brosh McKenna, who has also put time in on Kenneth Branagh's "Cinderella" for the studio, w...

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    European Film Awards Nominate Animated Films 'The Congress,' 'Jasmine' and 'Pinocchio'; Plus Watch New 'Frozen' Trailer (VIDEO)

    The European Film Academy has announced its three nominations for Best Animated Feature Film of 2013. Plus, watch a new trailer for Disney's "Frozen," hitting theaters November 27.

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    Immersed in Movies: John Musker Talks 'Little Mermaid' Going Blu and 'Moana'

    John Musker looks back on The Little Mermaid, which comes out on Blu-ray this week, and ahead to Moana, his first CG feature with Ron Clements.

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    Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Part Ways After Almost Two Decades

    Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer have opted to not to renew their first-look deal, which will expire next year. The Disney-Bruckheimer relationship goes back to the 1990s, and marks one of the most successful Hollywood partnerships of the last two decades.

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    Miyazaki's 'The Wind Rises' Gets Stateside Release Date from Disney, Plus Awards Qualifying Plans

    Disney and Studio Ghibli have released plans for the stateside release and awards qualification engagement for Hayao Miyazaki's latest (and, according to his retirement plans, his last) film, "The Wind Rises." The film is slated for a limited release in the US on February 21, 2014, and will expand o...

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    In the Works: Documentary on Disney's Imagineers (TRAILER)

    Disney has a documentary in the works that will go behind the scenes and into the history of its Imagineers, the division tasked with designing the studio's theme parks and rides. Lesley Iwerks, the granddaughter of Mickey Mouse co-creator Ub Iwerks, is set to direct. Check out the trailer for the f...

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    Immersed in Movies: Disney's Mini Comic-Con D23 Showcases Marvel, 'Maleficent,' 'Cinderella' and Oscar-Contenders 'Frozen' and 'Saving Mr. Banks,' But No 'Star Wars'

    Despite ignoring "Star Wars: Episode VII," D23 showed off Disney's impressive live-action and animation slate, making it the envy of the industry now that Lucasfilm has joined the fold with Marvel and Pixar.

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    Surprise! Disney Tallies 'Lone Ranger' Losses, Could Be As High as $190 Million

    Disney will take a $160 to $190 million write-off for box office disappointment "The Lone Ranger," according to the studio's third quarter fiscal earnings call. (Watch a video below of stars Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer blaming the film's failure on critical reaction.)

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    Harvey Weinstein and Disney Bury the Hatchet, Team for Live-Action Adaptation of 'Artemis Fowl'

    Never say never. Harvey Weinstein, who in 2005 left Disney and his Miramax Films following intense disagreements with chief exec Michael Eisner, is now on board for an adaptation of "Artemis Fowl" for the Mouse House. Weinstein, but not the Weinstein Company, is set to produce.

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