News Archive for Dan Short

DreamWorks launches trailer to Abominable

DreamWorks has released the trailer to their second film under the Universal Pictures banner and is co-produced with the former Oriental DreamWorks studio.

Disney conjures the first teaser trailer to Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Disney has released the first teaser trailer to Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. The sequel to the blockbuster re-imagining of the Sleeping Beauty story through the perspective of its antagonist sees the complex relationship between Maleficent and soon-to-be Queen Aurora further explored ahead of the latter’s pending marriage to Prince Phillip and the continuing conflict between […]

Latest Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer deals in aftermath of Avengers: Endgame

With the spoiler embargo lifted, Marvel and Sony have launched the latest trailer to Spider-Man: Far From Home, which takes place in the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame. As such, they placed a message at the very beginning of the trailer of Tom Holland letting folks know that the trailer would contain spoilers to the few […]

Diary of a Wimpy Kid director David Bowers tapped to direct live-action Rugrats film
Hakuna Matata! The full trailer to The Lion King live-action feature is here!

Disney has released the full trailer to the highly anticipated live-action remake to their animated masterpiece The Lion King. It features a full look at Scar, Timon, and Pumbaa as well as how they sound as voiced by Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bill Eichner, and Seth Rogen respectively. The film is directed by Jon Favreau and will […]

The birds and pigs team up in The Angry Birds Movie 2 trailer

Sony has launched a new trailer for The Angry Birds Movie 2 that reveals a little more of the film’s plot. The film will be directed by Thurop Van Orman and John Rice and will feature the return of Jason Sudeikis as Red, Josh Gad as Chuck, Danny McBride as Bomb, Bill Hader as Leonard/King […]

Get wild with the first trailer for the live-action Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Paramount and Nickelodeon have released the first trailer to the live-action adaptation of Nickelodeon’s popular educational animated series Dora The Explorer, which can be viewed in the player above. Entitled Dora and the Lost City of Gold, the film takes place years after the original series. After having spent much of her life with her […]

Hit the road with the full Toy Story 4 trailer

Disney and Pixar have released the full trailer to Toy Story 4. In the film, Woody does what he can to lift up the spirits of Bonnie’s self-made toy Forky. But when they become lost during a family road trip, Woody unexpectedly reunites with Bo Beep and finds her newfound adventurous spirit putting him at […]

Whatever it takes, the latest Avengers: Endgame trailer arrives

Disney and Marvel have launched the latest, and presumably the final, trailer to the highly anticipated Avengers: Endgame. The film will serve as the finale of Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and starring an expanded roster of Marvel superheroes, the film is set to premiere on April […]

Sing-along to the full Aladdin trailer

Disney has released the full trailer to the forthcoming live-action adaption of their animated classic Aladdin. The trailer is notable for providing a first peak at the “Friend Like Me” and “A Whole New World” musical sequences. Directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Mena Massoud as the title character, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari […]

Gremlins animated series in development for WarnerMedia streaming service
Rick and Morty writer Michael Waldron to be showrunner of Marvel’s Loki series
Disney schedules consumer product launches for Frozen II and Star Wars on same day
Watch the epic teaser trailer for Frozen II

Disney has launched the first epic teaser trailer to the highly anticipated Frozen II. Plot details on the sequel to the highest grossing animated feature of all-time are still under wraps, though it is confirmed that Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee are returning as directors and Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, and Josh Gad […]

Ron Miller, Walt Disney’s son-in-law and former Disney CEO, passes away at 85
Disney’s Star vs. The Forces of Evil to end with fourth season
Watch the Pixar SparkShorts film Purl in full

Disney and Pixar have released online in full the short film Purl. It is one of the first three films from the SparkShorts program, an experimental storytelling initiative designed to introduce new creative talent. Purl is directed by Kristen Lester and produced by Gillian Libbert-Duncan.

Lee Unkrich, director of Toy Story 3, Coco, leaving Pixar after 25 years
Marvel launches first Spider-Man: Far From Home teaser trailer

Marvel has launched the first teaser trailer to Spider-Man: Far From Home. Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Marisa Toemi, and Jon Favreau return as Peter Parker, Michelle “MJ” Jones, Ned, May Parker, and “Happy” Hogan respectively along with Jon Watts returning as director. The film is set to kick off “Phase Four” of the Marvel […]

John Lasseter hired as Head of Animation for Skydance Animation
Netflix to stream Carmen Sandiego animated series reboot ahead of live-action film
Watch the opening movie sequence to Kingdom Hearts III

SquareEnix has released what is being described as the opening movie sequence to the highly anticipated and long awaited Kingdom Hearts III. The video containing the English language version of the theme song “Face My Fears” by Hikaru Utada with Skrillex can be viewed above. The game is scheduled to be released worldwide on January […]

The first trailer to Avengers: Endgame has launched

Disney and Marvel have launched the first trailer to the highly anticipated fourth Avengers feature, which announced the title as Avengers: Endgame. Dealing with the aftermath of Avengers: Infinity War, the film will feature an expanded roster of superheroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, the film is scheduled to […]

Watch the trailer for Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures animated series of shorts

Disney and LucasFilm have launched a trailer for Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures. The animated series of shorts will be released to the recently launched Star Wars Kids YouTube channel beginning Friday, November 30.