Ahead of any official announcements, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released a teaser trailer for the Blu-ray, digital and Disney Movies Anywhere release of the Pixar Animation Studios’ holiday special, ‘Toy Story That Time Forgot,’ which you can find embedded below.
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment today announced that Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron will be available to own on 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray (now available for pre-order), DVD and On Demand on October 2, with an early September 8 release for Digital 3D and HD and Disney Movies Anywhere.
Marvel Studios reunites Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in the unprecedented movie event, Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. Iconic heroes are forced to reassemble and face their most intimidating enemy yet – ULTRON. Pushed to the brink of their physical and emotional limits, the team must recruit both new heroes and familiar allies to face an escalating danger that threatens the entire planet.
‘Pickle and Peanut,’ an animated buddy-comedy series that follows the offbeat teenage adventures of best friends Pickle and Peanut, will premiere on Monday, September 7 at 9:00 pm ET/PT on Disney XD, with new episodes airing Mondays through October 5. Jon Heder stars as the emotional Pickle and Johnny Pemberton as the freewheeling Peanut. The premiere episode will be available on WATCH Disney XD, Disney XD on Demand and beginning Tuesday, September 1.
Less than a year after Mickey Mouse’s debut in Steamboat Willie, the Walt Disney Studio embarked on a decade-long series of music-driven shorts whose breakthroughs would forever change the direction of animation and would have a massive impact on popular culture. The 75 cartoons – called Silly Symphonies – pioneered “three-strip” Technicolor, introduced Donald Duck, and created a pop music phenomenon with “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?” They won seven Academy Awards® for Best Short Subject (Cartoon) between 1932 and 1939.
Disney Store today announced the all-new collections and Limited Editions set to launch at this year’s D23 EXPO 2015, Disney’s ultimate fan event held at the Anaheim Convention Center August 14–16. Located within the Disney Consumer Products Pavilion at D23 EXPO, the Disney Store shop will feature new and exclusive products showcased throughout more than 3,000 sq. ft. of retail space. New items celebrating everyone’s favorite characters will be unveiled each day throughout the weekend.
ABC Television has released the full pilot presentation for the new ABC comedy series, ‘The Muppets,’ which premieres on the ABC television network on September 22. Clocking in at just around 12 minutes, the presentation was originally intended for internal use to test the concept, but ABC has since shown it on a brief tour and has now published it in its entirety on YouTube, which you can find embedded below.
‘The Muppets’ return to prime time with a contemporary, documentary-style show that, for the first time ever, will explore the Muppets’ personal lives and relationships, both at home and at work, as well as romances, break-ups, achievements, disappointments, wants and desires; a more adult Muppet show, for kids of all ages.
Disney/Pixar has released the first full-length trailer for its upcoming animated film, The Good Dinosaur (November 25, 2015) — featuring ‘Crystals’ by Of Monsters and Men — which you can find embedded below. In addition, Walt Disney Studios and Disney/Pixar have provided us with a hi-res first look still from the film.
The Good Dinosaur asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.
Ahead of any official announcement, Amazon has begun listing both Marvel’s ‘Agent Carter: The Complete First Season‘ and ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Complete Second Season‘ for release on Blu-ray and DVD on September 18, 2015. Additional Amazon is tagging them as exclusives, but it’s not yet clear what that entirely means. The provided descriptions are as follows:
A colorful wall blocks off a large section in Epcot’s Innoventions, promising a ‘more colorful world’ to come. While heavily rumored that the new experience will be sponsored by Glidden Paint (who already has a licensing deal with Disney Consumer Products and Interactive), today we received our largest clues to date as to what we may be able to expect when the experience opens.
Christine M. McCarthy has been named Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Kevin Mayer has been named Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of The Walt Disney Company, effective immediately, it was announced today by Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
“Christine has done an incredible job as Disney’s Treasurer over the past 15 years, and her strong leadership and keen financial acumen make her an ideal Chief Financial Officer,” Mr. Iger said. “She is highly respected in the finance sector, and in this new role she will have even more impact on creating value for Disney shareholders.” Ms. McCarthy will report directly to Mr. Iger.