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October 23, 2015

Latest 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer Viewed 128 Million Times in 24 Hours

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

The third and final trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted this week, during ESPN’s Monday Night Football broadcast, followed immediately by a global online launch.

July 16, 2015

Congratulations to the Winners of Marvel’s 'Ant-Man' Micro-Tech Challenge

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

Moviegoers will have the microscopic on their minds this weekend when Marvel’s Ant-Man opens nationwide on Friday, July 17. Disney and Marvel Studios recently challenged girls age 14–18 to think big—or, more literally, small—as part of the Ant-Man Micro-Tech Challenge, co-sponsored by Dolby Laboratories, Visa Signature and Raspberry Pi.

May 4, 2015

'Star Wars': Force for Change Announces Online Charity Auction to Support Kids in Need

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

As Star Wars fans around the world celebrate May the 4th today, Star Wars: Force For Change, a charitable initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm, announced its latest campaign, teaming with eBay Giving Works to auction off a selection of plaster stormtrooper helmet replicas uniquely decorated by artists around the world.

April 22, 2015

Earth Day Comes Alive With Disneynature’s ‘Monkey Kingdom’

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

As we celebrate Earth Day, the new Disneynature film Monkey Kingdom is wrapping up its first week at the box office. This is the sixth theatrical release from Disneynature, which was created in April 2008 with the purpose of bringing the world’s top nature filmmakers together to capture a variety of wildlife subjects and stories.

Tags: Earth Day
March 12, 2015

Big Frozen and Star Wars News at Disney’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

Some big announcements were revealed this morning during Disney’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders in San Francisco.