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New Film Focuses On Walt Disney’s Struggles Before Mickey Mouse

If you are a fan of Disney and like to see behind the magic curtain, here is an interesting new biopic that Deadline has the exclusive trailer for showing Walt Disney in the early years. Walt Before Mickey shows how …

The Shadows Tell A Different Story – The Mouse And Mary Poppins Creep Into The Saving Mr. Banks Poster

This poster sells us the idea that Disney casts Mickey as his shadow, Travers casts Mary Poppins as hers. It’s not as clean a notion as you might think.

First Trailer For The Making-Of-Mary Poppins Movie, Saving Mr. Banks

Tom Hanks stars as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as PL Travers, the creator of Mary Poppins, in this new film from director John Lee Hancock.

Never-Before-Seen Mickey Mouse Animation Sketches By Walt Disney, Now Animated

I don’t know how many actual frames of animation Walt Disney drew himself but it won’t be anything like the the number created by Ub Iwerks, say, or any of the nine old men.

Brad Bird And Damon Lindelof Tease Secret Film – Could It Be The Rocketeer? Maybe?

I think the pieces fit together pretty well. Perhaps. A bit.

First Pic Of Tom Hanks As Walt Disney In Saving Mr. Banks

A no-brainer bit of casting.

George Lucas To Consult On, But Not Write Or Direct, Next Three Star Wars Films – New Films Every 2-3 Years

The retirement plan is in full effect.

Now, A Full Length Shot Of Angelina Jolie As Maleficent

After yesterday’s carefully posed and colour corrected image of Angelina Jolie as Sleeping Beauty‘s villainess, the evil sorceress Maleficent, here’s a full length costume shot. It’s worth bearing in mind that paparazzi shots won’t ever do a movie costume justice. …

First Look At Angelina Jolie As Maleficent

Angelina Jolie has always looked a little like a cartoon character to me, so I was confident she’d make a good Maleficent. Disney have sent us this image of her in costume and make up, and I think my instincts …

New Snow White And The Huntsman Promo Goes To The Dark Forest For Flat-Out Creepiness

Nightmare material.

Brad Bird And Damon Lindelof On The Team For 1952

Damon Lindelof has co-written and will produce 1952, a Disney project that the studio has recruited Brad Bird to direct. It’s not yet publicly known what the film will be about, but 1952 was a number of some significance in …

Brief Teaser For Tron: Uprising

As premiered during the first episode of Ultimate Spider-Man on Disney XD, here’s a new, supershort, teaser for Tron: Uprising. Tron is looking for the next Tron? Sounds a bit “I’m Spartacus and so is my wife.” In a good …

Almost Twenty Minutes Of Epic Mickey 2 Gameplay

For me, these videos are a game of spot-the-Disney-in-joke. As indeed, was actually playing the original Epic Mickey. I believe these videos come from the Wii version, though I may be mistaken. Either way, they’re definitely not from the 3DS …

Goofy In The Art Of Vacationing – Like An Old Disney Short, But Live Action

It’s a short film, but it’s also a promo for Disneyland Resort. Thankfully, as a fan of the old Goofy shorts that set this style, I found it all pretty engaging.

Anime Style For Tokyo Disney Resort Commercial

Any number of Disney tropes are present and correct, from hidden Mickeys to fairy dust, but the overall impression of this commercial for the Tokyo Disney Resort is something rather unusual. I don’t know if Walt would have approved, but …

Get A Look At Epic Mickey 2 In Action

This is our first look at the Epic Mickey video game sequel in motion, cut into an interview with the game’s creator, Warren Spector. There’s no new info in what he says, not since yesterday’s piece, but it’s nice to …

Epic Mickey Sequel To Address The “Mistakes” Of The First – And Make Disney History With Frank Welker

Warren Spector has been developing his new Mickey Mouse videogame, a sequel to the much-hyped Epic Mickey in relative secrecy, but the mouse is out of the bag now, with the first details appearing in The Washington Post today. Spector …

Disney Looking At New Muppet TV Shows And Apps As Well As Sequel Film

As well as the recently confirmed sequel, Disney are also looking at just how to bring The Muppets back to TV, and how to take them into new media, too. The company’s European VP of marketing, Tricia Wilber was speaking …