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19 Jan, 2017, 15:10 ET Celine Dion To Perform Original Song "How Does A Moment Last Forever" For Disney's "Beauty and the Beast"

Five-time GRAMMY® winning and best-selling recording artist Celine Dion will perform an all-new original song, "How Does A Moment Last Forever,"...


11 Jan, 2017, 18:00 ET Ariana Grande And John Legend To Perform Oscar® And Grammy®-Winning Song "Beauty And The Beast" As The Title Track For Disney's Upcoming Soundtrack To The Live-action Adaptation Of The Animated Classic

GRAMMY nominated and multi-platinum selling artist Ariana Grande and 10-time GRAMMY, Oscar®-winning and multi-platinum selling...


03 Mar, 2016, 12:35 ET Arriving early on Digital HD April 1, 2016

 Star Wars: The Force Awakens shattered box office records upon its debut to become the cinematic event of a generation with over $926 million...


23 Feb, 2016, 13:16 ET How To Use Disney•Pixar Movies To Teach Kids About Friendship

Disney•Pixar's The Good Dinosaur, available today on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Digital HD and Disney Movies...


08 Dec, 2015, 09:00 ET Marvel's ANT-MAN

The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to spectacular life for the first time in Marvel's...


03 Mar, 2015, 12:00 ET Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast is the first direct-to-home release to be recognized with the Common Sense Seal.

Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast is out on Blu-ray, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on March 3rd. Exclusively through Disney...


18 Nov, 2014, 16:19 ET Disney Movies Anywhere Now Available Through Walmart's VUDU Digital Video Service

Today, Walmart's VUDU service joins Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) as a participating retailer, further enhancing U.S. consumers' ability to manage...


04 Nov, 2014, 03:01 ET Disney And Google Play Team Up To Bring Disney Movies Anywhere To Android Devices

The Walt Disney Studios and Google Play today announced a partnership enabling millions of U.S. Android users to enjoy their Disney, Pixar and...


17 Jan, 2014, 09:00 ET The Walt Disney Studios and Quebec City's Hotel de Glace (Ice Hotel) Unveil a Special Experiential "FROZEN" Themed Guest Suite and Activity Cave for the 2014 Winter Season

 Today, Walt Disney Studios has unveiled the first images from the Frozen-inspired suite at Quebec City's famed Hôtel de Glace, in...


18 Nov, 2013, 11:01 ET Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" Comes To The Place That Started It All -- The Walt Disney Studios In Burbank, California -- For A Special Limited Engagement December 13 - 19

 Disney announced today that for one week only, guests will have the opportunity to see Disney's upcoming "Saving Mr. Banks, " starring Emma...


04 Sep, 2013, 10:42 ET Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" To Open AFI FEST 2013

 Disney announced today that "Saving Mr. Banks" has been chosen to open AFI FEST 2013, presented by Audi, on Thursday, November 7. The...


28 Mar, 2013, 09:00 ET Disney Debuts New Trailer For "The Lone Ranger" With Special Fan Event In Las Vegas Featuring Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Gore Verbinski And Jerry Bruckheimer

Disney announced today that, in support of their new trailer launch, AMC Theatres® will be presenting a global live Q&A on Yahoo! Movies...


06 Feb, 2013, 11:44 ET Updated Release: Global Superstar Mariah Carey Records "Almost Home" For Disney's "Oz The Great and Powerful"

                  Disney announced today that...


19 Jun, 2012, 10:39 ET Disney Announces Start Of Production On "Maleficent"

 The Walt Disney Studios announced today that production began Wednesday, June 13th, on "Maleficent," starring Academy...


11 Jun, 2012, 13:17 ET Disney Launches The Art Of Frankenweenie Exhibition

 Walt Disney Studios announced today that they are launching a touring exhibition featuring the art of Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie," the...


25 Apr, 2012, 10:33 ET "See 'Chimpanzee,' Save Chimpanzees" Program Extended

Swinging into theaters April 20 with a $10.6 million opening-weekend performance, "Chimpanzee" proved so popular among audiences that Disneynature...


20 Mar, 2012, 17:48 ET The Inimitable Muppets Honored With Star on the Hollywood "Wocka Wocka" of Fame

 The world-renowned Muppets received a star on the Hollywood Walk ("Wocka Wocka") of Fame today from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce...


22 Nov, 2011, 16:50 ET "War Horse" Presents Spielberg Live Via Satellite

DreamWorks Pictures announced today that they will be presenting an advance screening of Steven Spielberg's "War Horse" on Sunday, November 27th...


19 Sep, 2011, 14:34 ET Disney's The Lion King Reigns Once Again

The Circle of Life continues as The Walt Disney Studios' The Lion King 3D opened at #1 in theaters this weekend with an estimated gross of $30...


13 Sep, 2011, 18:58 ET Disney/Pixar's "Cars 2" Ranks #1 at the Domestic Box Office Among This Year's Animated Titles

The Walt Disney Studios announced today that the Disney/Pixar animated feature film "Cars 2," which opened on June 24, 2011, has earned $189...


17 Feb, 2011, 17:52 ET Disney TRON: Legacy Hits The Grid - Tuesday, April 5th

The Walt Disney Studios is proud to announce the release of its high-tech, action-packed adventure TRON: Legacy, available April 5th on multiple...


04 May, 2010, 16:36 ET Attention All Alice Fans: It's Time to Gather Your Muchness for Disney's All New 'ALICE IN WONDERLAND' Inspired Dance-Off

FUTTER WHAT?? In celebration of Frabjous Day and the upcoming Blu-ray™ & DVD release of ALICE IN WONDERLAND on June 1st, Walt Disney...


22 Nov, 2009, 05:00 ET The Walt Disney Company China Announces Local Adaptation 'Disney High School Musical: China'

The Walt Disney Company in China today announced the start of production on its third local co-production project in just two years, "Disney...


14 Sep, 2009, 17:47 ET Disney and Pixar Animation Studios' Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter Reveals Exciting New Details About the Studios' Upcoming Animated Film Slate During London and Anaheim D23 Expo Presentations

John Lasseter, chief creative officer, Walt Disney Animation and Pixar Animation Studios, made several announcements regarding upcoming animated...


11 Sep, 2009, 15:30 ET Disney Teams Up With Acclaimed Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro to Create Animated Features With Chills and Thrills Under the New Label 'Disney Double Dare You'

The Walt Disney Studios, in collaboration with acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labyrinth," "The Hobbit"), is launching a new...