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  • Disney profit soars 27% on strength of 'Frozen'

    Walt Disney Co. reported a 27% surge in second-quarter profit, lifted by the continued strong performance of its blockbuster animated film "Frozen." The world's largest entertainment and media company raked in nearly $2 billion in the three months...
  • Disney profit soars 27% off 'Frozen' success

    Disney profit soars 27% off 'Frozen' success
    Walt Disney Co. reported a 27% surge in second-quarter profit, lifted by the continued strong performance of its blockbuster animated film "Frozen." The world's largest entertainment and media company raked in nearly $2 billion in the three months...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • Pinewood Shepperton Sees Revenue Rise 16.5%

    LONDON -- Revenues at Pinewood Shepperton, one of the world's leading production services companies, rose by 16.5% to £64.1 million ($109 million) in the past financial year, which ended March 31. The group reported profit after tax of £5.4 million ($...
  • Vidcon: Maker Studios, Jeffrey Katzenberg Tout Future of Online Video

    The YouTube platform is building the foundation for a strong future, according to some industry leaders who took to the stage Thursday at Vidcon, a conference for online video programming held at the Anaheim Convention Center. Fresh off the acquisition...
  • Teresa Cheng to Head Lucasfilm Singapore

    SHANGHAI -- Teresa Cheng has been appointed from DreamWorks Animation to be the new general manager of Lucasfilm Singapore. She will report directly to Lynwen Brennan, president and GM of Industrial Light & Magic. Cheng was until recently the senior...
  • Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant Shine at Shanghai Festival's Red Carpet Opening

    SHANGHAI -- Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant headed a stellar roll call of international celebrities in attendance at the opening night gala of the Shanghai International Film Festival. Others included John Cusack, France's Jean-Jacques Annaud, Italy's...
  • China Box Office: 'Godzilla' Continues Weekend Rampage

    SHANGHAI - "Godzilla" tore up the scenery on the second day of its theatrical release in China. The Warner Bros-Legendary Pictures monster movie earned an estimated $14.8 million (RMB92.3 million on Saturday (June 14) from some 9,000 screens. The...
  • Village Roadshow and Warner Bros. Fall for China's 'Snow Girl'

    SHANGHAI -- Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Warner Bros. Pictures are to co-finance and co-produce 3-D Chinese fantasy film "Zhong Kui: Snow Girl And The Dark Crystal." The film is now in production and is produced by Desen International Media. It...
  • Director Dean DeBlois And Producer Bonnie Arnold Talk 'Dragon 2′ Bow At Taormina

    TAORMINA, Sicily - "How To Train Your Dragon 2" opened the Taormina Film Festival in Italy, just as the DreamWorks Animation sequel bowed at the U.S. Box Office with a projected $53 million via Fox, a debut which both director Dean DeBlois and producer...