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NBC Universal developing animated Dungeons & Dragons podcast The Adventure Zone
Frozen II becomes the highest grossing animated feature of all-time

Variety is reporting that Disney’s Frozen II has become recognized as the highest grossing animated feature of all-time as the film is projected to end the weekend with an estimated $1.325 billion world-wide. The previous mark was set by the original Frozen, which had $1.274 billion, followed by Pixar’s The Incredibles 2 with $1.242 billion. […]

Syd Mead, visionary conceptual artist behind Blade Runner and Tron, passes at 86
Ruh-roh! The first teaser trailer to Scoob! has arrived

Warner Bros. has launched the first teaser trailer to Scoob!, the theatrical animated reboot of the Scooby-Doo franchise. While the film’s primary plot has presently been kept under wraps, the teaser shows that the film will include how Shaggy and Scooby met as well as how the Mystery, Inc. team came together for the first […]

Bop to the teaser trailer to Pixar’s Soul

Disney and Pixar have launched the teaser trailer for the next Pete Docter feature, Soul. Middle school teacher Joe Gardner finally has the opportunity to fulfill a life-long dream to perform jazz at the famed Half Note Club. He suddenly gets into an accident that causes his soul to be separated from his body and […]

Adventure Time returning with four hour-long specials for HBO Max
The saga concludes in the final Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer

Disney and LucasFilm have launched the final trailer to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which can be viewed above. Regarded as the finale to the Skywalker Saga, the ninth episode teases just how epic the climax is set to be. The film is directed by JJ Abrams and features an ensamble cast from the […]

Adventure awaits in latest Onward trailer

Disney and Pixar have launched the latest trailer to the upcoming animated fantasy feature Onward, which can be seen above. The trailer fleshes out the core story of teenage elf brothers Ian and Barley Lightfoot venturing to use the dying art of magic to spend one day with their late father. The film will be […]

Alfred Molina, Martha Plimpton, Rachel Matthews, Jason Ritter added to expanding Frozen II cast
“All Is Found” with the latest Frozen II trailer

Disney has released the latest trailer to the highly-anticipated Frozen II, which can be viewed in the video above. As first aired on Good Morning America, the trailer reveals just a little more about the film’s narrative. A mysterious force threatens the kingdom of Arendelle and it may be connected to the magic Elsa possesses. […]

Disney re-releasing classic Aladdin and The Lion King 16-bit video games
Netflix to develop Elvis Presley animated action comedy series Agent King
Darkness reigns in the full trailer to Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Not content with just the Mulan teaser trailer, Disney has launched a full trailer to Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, which can be viewed above. Set five years after the blockbuster original re-imagining of Sleeping Beauty through the perspective of its antagonist, the sequel continues to explore Maleficent’s complex relationship with Princess Aurora ahead of the […]

Disney launches dramatic teaser trailer to the live-action Mulan

Disney has launched the teaser trailer to the live-action re-imagining of their animated classic Mulan, which can be viewed above. The live-action film will use the animated feature as a template while setting its own narrative path with new characters developed specifically for the film. It will be directed by Niki Caro and stars Liu […]

Milton Quon, original Disney animator on Fantasia and Dumbo, passes away at 105
Disney casts singer Halle Bailey as Ariel for live-action version of The Little Mermaid
Big panel for The Simpsons scheduled for 2019 D23 Expo
Tracee Ellis Ross to star and executive produce MTV’s Daria spinoff Jodie
Elsa unleashed in the epic new Frozen II trailer

As previously announced, Disney has launched a new trailer to the highly-anticipated Frozen II, which can be seen above. The epic sequel to the highest grossing animated feature of all-time world-wide will center more on Elsa’s powers, in particular why she has them and how they may be the key to protecting her kingdom of […]