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Disney Planning 'At Least Three' Star Wars Spin-offs

7th May 2014

Disney are planning ''at least three'' 'Star Wars' spin-offs.The studio have previously stated their interest in releasing films to fill in the gaps between forthcoming episodes 7, 8 and 9 and CEO Bob Iger is...

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Parents Dismayed As Disney's 'Frozen' Dress Hits Ebay For $1,600

By Michael West | 10th April 2014

Parents across the globe are being faced with the prospect of logging into their eBay accounts, searching for "Frozen dress" and shelling out a cool $1,600 to keep their Disney obsessed kids happy. Stores across...

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Ben Sherwood On Top Disney Job, "I Have A Lot To Learn"

By Michael West | 25th March 2014

Ben Sherwood, the former ABC News man who is now head of all Disney's non-sports television efforts worldwide, says he has a "lot to learn." Sherwood will take the reins fully in February 2015, when...

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State Of The (Disney) Union: Cars 3, Incredibles 2, In The Pipeline

By Victoria Pavlova | 19th March 2014

In news you didn’t know you needed until right now, Disney has confirmed the development of two new Pixar flicks. One is a third Cars movie, but before you cringe and ash “Why?”, the other...

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Disney Plan Incredibles Sequel And Cars 3

19th March 2014

Disney are planning a sequel to 'The Incredibles' and a third installment of 'Cars'.Director Brad Bird, who wrote and directed the 2004 original, is developing the follow-up to the animation, which shows a family of...

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Frozen To Become Broadway Musical

15th January 2014

Disney's 'Frozen' is being turned into a Broadway musical.The smash hit animated film will follow in the footsteps of Disney's hugely successful movie-turned-musical 'The Lion King' as it will be adapted for the stage, CEO...

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Star Wars To Open On December 18, 2015

8th November 2013

'Star Wars: Episode VII' will be released on December 18, 2015.Disney has announced the release date for its highly anticipated continuation of the classic space saga, marking the first time a 'Star Wars' movie hasn't...

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Ewan Mcgregor Wants Star Wars Spin-off Film

15th February 2013

Ewan McGregor wants his own 'Star Wars' spin-off film.The sci-fi franchise's producers are reportedly planning several standalone films while 'Episode VII' - which is being directed by 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' filmmaker J.J. Abrams -...

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Yoda To Be Focus Of Confirmed Star Wars Spin-off Movie?

By Michael West | 6th February 2013

Walt Disney chief executive Bob Iger has confirmed several stand-alone Star Wars movies that are not part of the new trilogy currently in the works. Screenwriters Larry Kasdan and Simon Kinberg are already in a...

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Toy Story 3 Writer To Pen Star Wars Movie?

9th November 2012

Michael Arndt has reportedly already penned the new 'Star Wars' trilogy.The 'Toy Story 3' writer was hired by LucasFilm to ''put together ideas to take the franchise forward'' before Disney bought the company in October...

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Barbara Walters Donates $250,000 To Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

7th November 2012

Barbara Walters has dontated $250,000 to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort.The TV personality's generous gift was announced on Monday's 'Good Morning America' show (05.11.12) by host George Stephanopoulos, who revealed to viewers he will also...

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$100 Million Raised For Academy Movie Museum In Los Angeles

By Hayley Avron | 19th October 2012

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has already raised $100 million towards the development of a museum dedicated to the history of movies.The non-profit organisation has a goal of $250 million to raise...

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Avengers Assemble Sequel Confirmed

9th May 2012

A sequel to 'Avengers Assemble' has been confirmed. The Marvel superhero movie - which features well known comic characters including Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Incredible Hulk - has been a huge box-office...

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Rich Ross Steps Down After John Carter Flop

22nd April 2012

After fifteen years working for the Disney Corporation, head of the film-making studio RICH ROSS has resigned from his post as chairman - a month after the film John Carter announced it's enormous loses. The...

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Leonardo Dicaprio Purchases Oz Slippers

23rd February 2012

Leonardo DiCaprio has purchased the ruby slippers worn by Dorothy in 'The Wizard of Oz'. The 'J Edgar' star has been named as one of a group of donors to have contributed to buying the...

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Weinsteins Take The Lead In Miramax Bidding

13th April 2010

Harvey and Bob Weinstein now appear to be the frontrunners in the bidding to acquire Miramax, the company that they founded, from the Walt Disney Co. after sweetening their offer to about $600 million in...

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Weinsteins Wonder What Would Have Happened If...

1st November 2006

Miramax founders Bob and Harvey Weinstein have suggested that they might have remained with the Disney Co. had Robert Iger been running it while they were there instead of Michael Eisner. In an interview with...

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Apple Unveils Core Of New Movie Biz

13th September 2006

Apple's iTunes Store went into the movie business Tuesday as Apple CEO Steve Jobs and Disney CEO Bob Iger announced that future films made by Disney's four studios as well as 75 previously produced movies...

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Disney Makes A Comeback

10th August 2006

The Walt Disney Co. beat analysts' expectations by a wide margin as it reported that its third-quarter net income jumped 39 percent to $1.13 billion, versus $811 million during the same quarter a year ago....

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Weinstein Brothers Agree To Leave Miramax

30th March 2005

Movie mogul brothers HARVEY and BOB WEINSTEIN will cease to be co-chief executives at the DISNEY-owned film production company MIRAMAX in September (05). The pair, who founded the hugely successful firm 25 years ago,...

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