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‘WALL-E’ Was Inspired by Rise of Amazon and Apple, Director Says

Andrew Stanton describes the inspiration for 2008's 'WALL-E' for The Hollywood Reporter's 'It Happened in Hollywood' podcast.

Disney to Release Princess Wedding Gown Collection

Brides will soon be able to dress like Ariel, Aurora, Belle, Jasmine, Cinderella, Pocahontas, Rapunzel, Tiana and Snow White in an official Disney and Allure Bridals wedding dress collection.

Hollywood Flashback: Walt Disney Got His First Animation Job 100 Years Ago

The high school dropout replied to an ad for a $40-a-week position at the Kansas City Film Ad Co., where he was tased with drawing and manipulating stick figures used in theatrical cartoons; he…

Japan’s Box Office Hit All-Time High in 2019

The Japanese box office jumped more than 17 percent to a record $2.39 billion (261 billion yen) in 2019, with admissions up more than 15 percent to 194,910, the highest attendance since 1971…

‘Onward’ Trailer: Elf Brothers Seek Manticore on Quest to Bring Father Back to Life

Two teenage elf brothers voiced by Chris Pratt and Tom Holland set out on a journey to bring their dad back to life in the latest trailer for Pixar's 'Onward,' also featuring the voices of Julia…

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Randy Newman (‘Marriage Story’ & ‘Toy Story 4’)

Legendary singer-songwriter and film composer Randy Newman reflects on his half-century career including nine films with Pixar, composing his first dramatic score in two decades for Noah Baumbach's…

Daveed Diggs in Talks to Play Sebastian in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Little Mermaid’

Daveed Diggs, one of the stars of 'Hamilton,' is in final negotiations to join the lineup of Disney's live-action remake of 'The Little Mermaid,' The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

‘Blindspotting,’ ‘Unlovable’ Filmmakers Among New Directors of Disney’s Upcoming Animated Movies

Walt Disney Animation on Tuesday revealed that four new filmmakers have been appointed to create animated projects for theatrical release.

Disney Taps Brad Wilson for Key Streamers Marketing Post

The Walt Disney Company has named former Lending Tree exec Brad Wilson as executive vp performance marketing for the studio's direct-to-consumer streaming platforms.

‘The Lion King’ VFX Team Offers In-Depth Discussion of Virtual Production in THR’s ‘Behind the Screen’

'The Lion King' VFX team offers an in-depth look at the virtual production in THR's 'Behind the Screen.' "I don't consider it an animated movie," VFX supervisor Rob Legato says.

Disney Introduces Animated ‘Raya and the Last Dragon,’ New Songs From ‘Frozen 2’ at D23

Disney on Saturday introduced a new fantasy, 'Raya and the Last Dragon,' which is set for a Nov. 25, 2020, release, as well as new details about its Nov. 22 release 'Frozen 2' at the company's D23…

Pixar Reveals ‘Soul’ Voice Cast, 8 Minutes of ‘Onward’ at D23

Pixar's two-time Oscar-winning director Pete Docter on Saturday revealed the voice cast and story for his next animated feature, 'Soul,' during its D23 Expo presentation in Anaheim.