D23: 'Frozen,' 'Saving Mr. Banks' to be Showcased at Disney Expo

Tom Hanks (as Walt Disney) and Emma Thompson in "Saving Mr. Banks."
Tom Hanks (as Walt Disney) and Emma Thompson in "Saving Mr. Banks."
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While the full schedule for Disney's annual D23 Expo in August has not yet been released, a few more details were revealed today.

The Anaheim expo will open Aug. 9 with a welcome from Disney CEO Bob Iger, followed the next day by an animation presentation led by chief creative officer John Lasseter and a live-action presentation hosted by Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn.

The animation presentation will give fans a look at upcoming movies from Disney Animation Studios, Pixar and Disneytoon Studios, including sneak peeks of Frozen and The Good Dinosaur. Filmmakers, talent and a "not-to-be-missed live musical performance" will also be a part of Friday's exhibit, which begins at 10 a.m.

Horn will present highlights from the studio's live-action slate, including the Tom Hanks-starrer Saving Mr. Banks, George Clooney's Tomorrowland and Marvel's Thor: The Dark World. That presentation begins at 10:30 a.m.

Both presentations will feature exclusive clips, behind-the-scenes footage, discussions with filmmakers and surprise celebrity appearances.

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