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Dwayne Johnson to Star in Movie Based on Disney’s Jungle Cruise

Disney has announced plans for a live-action film based on the popular Jungle Cruise attraction and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has been announced as the star of the as-yet-unnamed film. Johnson is also one of the stars of Disney's animated film Moana where he'll play the demigod Maui.

‘Walt Disney’ to Premiere on ‘American Experience’ on PBS in 2015

PBS has announced a new four-hour, two-night film exploring the life and legacy of Walt Disney.

The film, Walt Disney, will premiere in 2015 on American Experience.

Walt Disney is being produced and directed by Sarah Colt (Henry Ford, RFK) and was written by Mark Zwonitzer (JFK, Triangle Fire).

Third Annual Easter Egg Display Planned for Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Disney fans are familiar with the annual gingerbread house display that graces the lobby of the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa each holiday season, but did you know there's also an edible Easter egg display each spring?

This April marks the third year that the Grand Floridian Easter egg display has been showcased, and it all begins April 4.

The edible Easter eggs are created by master pastry Chef Erich Herbitschek and the pastry team at the Grand Floridian.

Disney Unveils Cloud-Based Digital Movie Service ‘Disney Movies Anywhere’

Disney recently announced a new cloud-based digital movie service that gives fans the ability to purchase, manage, and watch movies from Disney, Pixar, and Marvel at home and on the go.

Disney Movies Anywhere is available on the web and as an app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

Walt Disney Studios Announces Slate of 2014 Movie Release Dates

Last year was a successful year at the box office for The Walt Disney Studios, and now it's time to get ready for a whole new slate of movies.

The first movie from the Mouse House arrives February 28 when The Wind Rises is released by Touchstone Pictures.

The movies features the voice talents of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Martin Short, John Krasinski, Jennifer Grey, Stanley Tucci, and was director Hayao Miyazaki's final film.

"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" To Mark 75 Years With Showing at New York Film Festival

"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" will be marking its 75th anniversary with a "state-of-the-art digital presentation" at this year's New York Film Festival. The beloved Disney animated film is set to light up the big screen on Saturday, September 29 at the Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall.

Those lucky enough to attend the festival's screening of the Disney classic will also be treated to a sneak peek of the newest Disney animated short, "Paperman."

Rogen To Produce Disney's 'The B Team'

Disney has a spy spoof flick in the works and it looks like Seth Rogen is set to join it as a producer and possible star.

"The B Team" was first pitched to Disney some three years ago, and the House of Mouse began working on the comedy shortly thereafter. Rogen, who is known for his work in the Golden Globe-nominated "50/50," also has some executive producing credit on his resume for the films "Superbad" and "The Green Hornet."

Joining Rogen on the producing team are Charles Segars and Ilan Breil.

Disney Movie Songs One Step Closer to Original Song Oscar

Yesterday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a list of 39 songs that have the potential for bringing home the Oscar for Best Original Song at the 84th Annual Academy Awards. Songs from Disney movies accounted for almost 25% of that list.

The nine songs that could make the final nomination list include:

  • "The World I Knew" from Disneynature's African Cats
  • "Collision of Worlds" Disney/Pixar's Cars
  • "Hello Hello" and "Love Builds a Garden" from Touchstone Pictures' Gnomeo & Juliet

Disney Being Sued By A Nun Over 'Sister Act'

It's a lawsuit over twenty years in the making. Delois Blakley recently sued Disney, claiming her 1987 autobiography, The Harlem Street Nun, was the basis for Disney's hit movie "Sister Act" and the theater production that followed.

The same year her book came out, Blakely reportedly wrote a synopsis of the story which she sent out to the movie industry, including a producer at Tri-Star Pictures. She claims that Tri-Star expressed interest in movie rights to the story, and that another producer took the project from Tri-Star to Disney. "Sister Act" was then made.

Disney Submits Films For Oscar Consideration

With the end of the year approaching fast, awards season is just around the corner. Recently, Disney put their hat into the Academy Awards ring, submitting four films for consideration for the Animated Feature Film category.

The films that Disney has put to the Academy for consideration are: Disney/Pixar's Cars 2, Touchstone Pictures' Gnomeo & Juliet, ImageMover Digital's Mars Needs Moms and Winnie the Pooh from Walt Disney Animation Studios. In addition to the four from Disney, there are fifteen other films submitted to the Academy; that's a grand total of eighteen films.

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A Night In With Sleeping Beauty

Some days all you want to do when you get home is make a cup of tea, curl up on the couch, and snuggle into a cozy spot to watch a movie. Luckily you can add a little magic to your night in with these great products from the DisneyStore.com.

Date Night Disney's Hollywood Studios

Old Hollywood glamor is a fabulous theme for your next Date Night at Walt Disney World. Grab the one you love, get into your dapper best, and head to Disney's Hollywood Studios for an evening of entertainment and romance.

Disney Parks & Movies Connection: Follow Me Boys

The last film that Walt Disney lived to see through its completion was Follow Me Boys, a live-action film that tells a love story that centers on a man who settles down in a small town and forms a Boy Scout troop. Just as the world lost Walt Disney 50 years ago this year, Follow Me Boys, in turn, celebrates its 50th anniversary this month. Although the film is largely forgotten except among dedicated Disney fans, it is significant in Disney history for its characterization of Walt Disney's brand of storytelling.

End Of The Year Marvel & Star Wars Wrap Up

Slowly coming to the middle of October and news for Marvel and Star Wars is trickling out of the House of Mouse. With two huge movies coming nearly back to back, the growing focus will be on these two new properties. In case you haven't seen anything on these two movies, let's take a quick look at each one.

What's In The Disney Movies Pipeline Through 2019

It's time once again for the great Disney Movie News Round-up. Hey Disney Grown-ups! Welcome back as we do a quick round up of a ton of movie news in a rapid fire round. We will span the gamut from Marvel to Star Wars and every Disney property in between. So let's get this round-up started.

Saturday Style: Step With Alice Through The Looking Glass

Things always seem to get curiouser and curiouser when you step through the looking glass with Alice. A white tank with deep scoop neck, chic screen art, and gold ink accents featuring a monogramed "A" on the split-side chiffon top layer goes perfectly with a flirty skater skirt that's been printed with classic Alice in Wonderland Art. It's cute and casual style that's just perfect for a day at the Theme Park. Add a Cheshire Cat tote with faux leather trim means you'll always have a friend along for the journey, and this timeless Chronosphere necklace features a rotating inner sphere on the axis of an external frame, so that you can get where you need to go.

The First Trailer Is Out For Disney's The Jungle Book 2016

Disney's Motion Pictures machine is on the ball again turning one of its beloved animated classics into a brand new, star studded, live action blockbuster. The latest familiar childhood tale to get a make-over of epic proportions is The Jungle Book, based on Rudyard Kipling's timeless stories and inspired by Disney's classic animated film, about the unique adventures of Mowgli the man-cub.

15 Days To Go Disney Vacation To Do List!

You've been watching that count down clock for months and your Walt Disney World vacation just keeps getting closer! Excitement fills the air at home, but there are still quite a few things that need to get done. With a great pre-travel checklist and a little organization you can check off those last minute tasks a few at a time with no sweat at all. Below is peak at what my personal pre-Walt Disney World routine will looks like as I count down the last two weeks before a trip!

Disney•Pixar’s New Film “Inside Out” Opens This Weekend

Are you looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend? A fun romp for kids of all ages is set to hit the theaters. Disney*Pixar's brand new film "Inside Out" ventures inside the mind where we find some very distinct emotions hard at work. Deep in Headquarters, five Emotions control our reactions to the world around us, and this story takes us to into the world of 11-year-old Riley just after her family has relocated to a new city.