Disney Animation Creating Immersive Experience Highlighting Titles Ranging From ‘Snow White’ to ‘Encanto’
As Disney Animation moves toward its 100th anniversary, the studio is collaborating with the producers of Immersive Van Gogh to create Disney Animation Immersive Experience, set to open this December in Toronto. “A combination of an art exhibit and movie theater” is how Oscar-winning producer J. Miles Dale (The Shape of Water), who is leading the […]
2021 Global Box Office Down 50 Percent From Pre-Pandemic Times: MPA Report
While movie ticket sales in 2021 certainly improved over 2020 — when cinemas were shut for much of the year — global box office revenue was still down a hefty 50 percent from pre-pandemic times as the movie business struggled to emerge from the COVID-19 era and grapple with a new landscape dominated by streaming. […]
The Magic Maker: Jennifer Lee’s Plan for Walt Disney Animation — and Finding the Next ‘Frozen’
In early 2019, Walt Disney Animation Studios chief creative officer Jennifer Lee was scrolling on her phone in bed when a BBC News video about an African comic book company caught her eye. “I keep telling people this and they laugh at me, but we’re going to kick Disney’s ass in Africa,” Hamid Ibrahim, a […]
Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Will Not Reopen on Broadway
In the most dramatic sign to date that even the deepest pockets on Broadway will struggle to recover from the extended COVID-19 shutdown that began March 12, Disney Theatrical Productions confirmed Thursday that its opulent stage adaptation of 'Frozen' will not be returning to New York's St. James Theatre when the sector reopens.
‘Frozen 2’ Caught in Stealth Marketing Controversy in Japan
Walt Disney Japan's social media promotion campaign for 'Frozen 2' has become mired in a controversy around stealth marketing after it emerged that manga artists had been commissioned to tweet about the movie, but didn't reveal they'd been paid to do so.
‘Frozen 2’ Directors React to Golden Globes Nominations: “It Was the Best Way to Wake Up”
'Frozen 2' picked up two Golden Globe nods, for best animated feature and best original song for Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Bobby Lopez's showstopper "Into the Unknown."
‘Frozen 2’ and Its Unanswered Elsa Questions
'Frozen II' skims the surface of a world and a character. It never really explores how Elsa got her powers.
Josh Gad on ‘Frozen 2,’ His ‘Star Wars’ Campaign and Trolling Fans of The Penguin
'Frozen 2' star Josh Gad reveals how his daughter inspired Olaf's maturation and confirms he has informal talks with Matt Reeves about playing The Penguin in 'The Batman.'
How ‘Frozen 2’ Tries to Find a New “Let It Go”
After the success of the 2013 film's hit song, 'Frozen 2' has two massive solo numbers to add to the mix.
Saks Fifth Avenue Gets Festive With ‘Frozen 2’ Holiday Gifts
Fans can purchase a $1,900 Olaf gold charm bracelet or $395 Elsa and Anna dolls at the 'Frozen 2' collection at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Idina Menzel Talks ‘Frozen 2’ Ahead of ‘Skintight’ at L.A.’s Geffen Playhouse
The 'Wicked' Tony winner recalls breaking her ribs during her penultimate performance, John Travolta mangling her name at the Oscars and teases 'Frozen 2.'
Jam City, Disney Unveil First Look at ‘Frozen Adventures’ Mobile Game
Jam City and Disney released on Friday a first look at 'Frozen Adventures,' their new puzzle-adventure mobile game based on the 'Frozen' and 'Frozen 2' movies from Walt Disney Animation Studio.