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  • Randy Newman Joins Son Amos at WME

    Randy Newman has joined the ranks of composers at William Morris Endeavor after many years as a client of the Gorfaine-Schwartz Agency, Variety has learned. Newman is a two-time Oscar winner, six-time Grammy winner and three-time Emmy winner, and is...
  • Upfront Scorecard: ABC Pitches Disney Synergy to Tout Turnaround Plans

    ABC kicked off its upfront presentation with an interesting and somewhat unexpected pitch: Remember, we're part of the Walt Disney Co., home to Disney, Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm and ESPN, among other brand titans. Despite ABC Entertainment chief Paul Lee'...
  • Eli Wallach, 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' Star, Dies at 98

    Tony- and Emmy-winning actor Eli Wallach, a major proponent of "the Method" style of acting best known for his starring role in Elia Kazan's film "Baby Doll" and for his role as villain Tuco in iconic spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,"...
  • George Lucas has ties to UIC

    George Lucas may not realize that the computer-generated imagery for his 1977 "Star Wars" movie was created at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 1976, California artist Larry Cuba was hired to create a computer model of the Death Star that is used...
  • Netflix Stock Hits All-Time High on Upbeat Analyst Estimates

    Netflix shares closed up 7.4% Tuesday to an all-time high of $473.10 after a Goldman Sachs analyst upgraded the stock, citing the company's long-term international growth prospects and its stepped-up investments in kids' programming. In a research note,...
  • 'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight

    'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight
    I remember first stumbling upon one of John Hubley's animated films when his Oscar-winning 1959 short "Moonbird" screened here last year. It returns this weekend in a retrospective featuring seven other Hubley shorts at the Siskel Film Center, which is...
  • Disney On Ice's new "Frozen" coming to Philly

     
    It seems like a combination that was meant to be - "Frozen" and ice-skating! Feld Entertainment announced that its 34th Disney On Ice spectacular will be the Academy Award winning and #1 animated feature film of all time, Disney's “Frozen.”...
  • A look back at some of the year's best Disney iPhone and iPad apps for kids

    A look back at some of the year's best Disney iPhone and iPad apps for kids
    So what are you going to do with those iTunes gift cards you got in your Christmas stocking this past week? If you have some young Disney fans with iOS devices, there were a lot of fun Disney apps for kids released this year. And they will continue to...
  • Kermit, Miss Piggy to get topiary treatment at 2014 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

    Kermit, Miss Piggy to get topiary treatment at 2014 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival
    Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog will get the topiary treatment for the first time in the 2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, Disney World has announced. The food and beverage marketplaces that debuted at this year's festival will return...
  • Jessica Chastain takes on role of Merida in new Disney Dream portrait

    Jessica Chastain takes on role of Merida in new Disney Dream portrait
    The latest in the Disney Dream portrait series shot by Annie Leibovitz features actress Jessica Chastain taking on the role of Merida from the film "Brave." The title for the portrait is "Where your destiny awaits." The portrait series runs in national...
  • Disney Gathers Local 'Friends' for First Shanghai Disneyland Attraction

    The Walt Disney Co. has revealed a first look at "Garden of the Twelve Friends," one of the first attractions being built at Shanghai Disneyland, set to open in late 2015. The project, located inside the 11-acre collection of gardens branded the "Gardens...