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March 18, 2014

'Star Wars: Episode VII' Update, Pixar Animation Studios Announces New 'Cars' and 'Incredibles' Films and More Studios Announcements

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
Exciting studio news from Disney’s 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, held today in Portland, Oregon! Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced that Lucasfilm will start shooting "Star Wars: Episode VII" in mid-May. The film, directed by J.J. Abrams, will continue the "Star Wars" saga, taking place 30 years after the events depicted in 1983’s Return of the Jedi. While the hunt is on for three new young leads to join several familiar faces in the new film, fans will have to wait a little longer for word on who those characters and actors might be, as Bob confirmed the only official cast member so far is R2-D2.
February 25, 2014

Disney Movies Anywhere Launches with iTunes Today

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
Planning to snap up this winter’s hit film Frozen as it becomes available on Digital HD today? Head over to the iTunes app store and add another download to your queue, because Disney Movies Anywhere—Disney’s all-new digital movie service and app—is here, and it’s free!
February 13, 2014

Disneyland Paris Reveals First Extended Sneak Peek at the World of 'Ratatouille'

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Disneyland Paris released a photo and video trailer of the Ratatouille-themed area opening this summer, providing fans with an extended peek of the ride-through attraction L’Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy.

February 3, 2014

Retail Shelves are 'Frozen' with Bestseller Products

By Amelia Lukiman, Disney Consumer Products

As fans are belting out “Let It Go” and other hit songs during the special Frozen sing-along engagement in theaters across the country, Anna and Elsa are bringing their frosty adventures to store shelves in retailers nationwide!

January 11, 2014

Disney News This Week: Latest Disney Dream Portrait Features Actress Jessica Chastain as Merida, 'Frozen' Soundtrack Reaches No. 1 on Billboard 200, Disney•Pixar’s 'Party Central'

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Bull’s eye! The Disney Parks Blog revealed the latest Disney Dream Portrait earlier this week, which features Academy Award-nominated actress Jessica Chastain as Merida from Disney•Pixar’s "Brave." Created by photographer Annie Leibovitz, the portrait is entitled "Where your destiny awaits” and can be seen in the February issue of "O – The Oprah Magazine."
January 8, 2014

Yahoo Finance Names Disney Company of the Year

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
One of the most exciting things about working at Disney is playing a part in the development of stellar products and experiences that touch the lives of so many around the globe. Knowing that alone makes my job all the more fulfilling and enjoyable.
December 25, 2013

Merry Christmas from The Walt Disney Company

By Billy Stanek, The Walt Disney Company
D23: The Official Disney Fan Club asked artists from around The Walt Disney Company what their favorite characters would most want for the holiday season.
December 16, 2013

Disney Adds New Domestic Box Office Record to Global, International Records

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
On December 14, The Walt Disney Studios set another company box office record, reaching a new all-time high at the domestic box office, breaking our previous record of $1.547 billion set in 2012. This completes a trifecta of records for the Studio, which has already surpassed all previous years at both the international and global box office. This is the first year, in fact, that we’ve reached the $4 billion threshold globally.

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