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  • Disney Extends Chairman Alan Horn's Contract Through 2018

    Disney has reupped Alan Horn's contract as chairman of the Walt Disney Studios through 2018. The former president and chief operating officer of Warner Bros. Entertainment has been at Disney since June 2012. Horn, 71, oversees worldwide operations for...
  • 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.”...
  • Twitter COO Ali Rowghani Exits

    Ali Rowghani has resigned as chief operating officer of Twitter, about eight months after the social-media company went public. Rowghani will continue to be a Twitter employee, acting as a strategic adviser to CEO Dick Costolo, the company said in a...
  • Pixar getting introspective with next movie, 'Inside Out'

    Pixar Animation has revealed the official synopsis for its next movie, "Inside Out," which is set inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl. Directed by Pete Docter ("Up," "Monsters, Inc.") and set for release June 19, 2015, "Inside Out" tells the story of...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' soars, with mild turbulence, reviews say

    Where does a franchise called "How to Train Your Dragon" go after said dragon is already trained? The second installment in the DreamWorks Animation series, written and directed by Dean DeBlois and featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel and Cate Blanchett,...
  • World Cup 2014: Spike Lee, Fernando Meirelles get their game on

    World Cup 2014: Spike Lee, Fernando Meirelles get their game on
    The World Cup tends to see plenty of artistry on the pitch. But this is also that quadrennial time when Madison Avenue reaches beyond its usual precincts and ensures we’re likely to see some dazzling creativity during commercial breaks too. Four...
  • 'Cars' characters come to life with Piston Cup Junior Ride-Along

    'Cars' characters come to life with Piston Cup Junior Ride-Along
    Jay Ward's in-depth knowledge and love of cars and motorsports gave him the title of "guardian" of the Disney-Pixar "Cars" franchise.  It was only fitting to have the "Cars" Creative Director help bring two of the film's characters to the real world....
  • Father's Day: 15 greatest Disney dads

    Father's Day: 15 greatest Disney dads
    The role of a strong fatherly character is essential in many Disney animated films. For films like "The Little Mermaid," "Pocahontas" and "Finding Nemo," this is due to one simple fact -- all the moms are dead. Or, at least, nonexistent. On that...
  • CANNES: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′ Director Dean DeBlois Digs Deeper

    Within the oeuvre of DreamWorks Animation, "How to Train Your Dragon" was anything but typical. So when the film went on to earn nearly half a billion dollars, director Dean DeBlois asked himself why the sequel should be any different. "Maybe it's...
  • Cannes 2014: Weinstein Co. pumps slate filled with notables, questions

    Cannes 2014: Weinstein Co. pumps slate filled with notables, questions
    It’s become an annual rite of the Cannes Film Festival -- Harvey Weinstein presents his upcoming movies to journalists and international distributors at an upfront presentation of sorts on the festival’s first Friday. And it’s become...
  • Cannes 2014: With 'Prophet,' Salma Hayek seeks to realize a vision

    CANNES, France--“I guess it is the end of the road,” Salma Hayek says, then laughs. “But it depends which road you mean.” Hayek is sipping water at a table in a hotel backyard on a side street removed--somewhat--from the chaos of...