Nominations for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards were announced earlier today, honoring the best animation in film, television, video games and beyond for the previous year. The Walt Disney Company made a strong showing, as one might expect, with Big Hero 6 and ‘Disney’s Mickey Mouse’ cartoons, but Craig McCracken’s ‘Wonder Over Yonder’ on Disney XD is also respectable in its showing, while new series ‘Star Wars Rebels’ struggled to make an impact with just one nomination, as did ‘Sofia the First’ which failed to show at all.
In honor of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (now available for pre-order for Blu-ray) available today on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere, Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have released this supercut of Groot speaking his famous three-word line in fifteen different languages:
Let it Go I Am Groot.
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment and Marvel Studios have released the newest bonus feature sneak peek from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (now available for pre-order), the deleted scene ‘The Kyln Will Have to Do’ in which Corpsman Dey — after dealing with a wardrobe malfunction — expresses concerns to Denarian Saal that the Kyln may be too rough for the ‘bunch of aholes’ that are the Guardians. You can find the deleted scene embedded below.
Thanks once more to the British Board of Film Classification, we now have all the juicy details on the bonus features to be included on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, available to own on 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD, On-Demand and Standard HD on December 9, 2014. The film will be available in both Digital 3D and Digital HD formats on on November 18. You can find all the details listed below. Now available for pre-order.
At a special event held earlier today at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige took to the stage to give a sneak peek into Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe — i.e., what will take place after Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron hits the big screen on May 1, 2015.
Captain America 3: Civil War will be released May 6, 2016, followed closely by Doctor Strange on November 4, 2016. The latter will be directed by Scott Derrickson who was in attendance at the event. According to Feige, Doctor Strange ‘will open up a whole new world for the cinematic universe.‘
In honor of the release of the first teaser trailer for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron (May 1, 2015), Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have provided us with the first teaser poster for the film in high resolution.
Marvel Studios presents Avengers: Age of Ultron, the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.
Ahead of any official announcements, Amazon has begun listing Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy to be available to own on 3D Blu-ray and Digital Copy on December 9, 2014. Standard Blu-ray editions as well as DVD editions are also listed.
Disney Consumer Products and Marvel today announced the debut of an annual national multi-platform campaign aimed at taking the Marvel brand to new heights — ‘Marvel Super Hero September.’ Launching this September, the month-long celebration will showcase what being a Super Hero is all about by encouraging the public to ‘Power Up Like a Marvel Super Hero.’ This will be done through a supercharged lineup of retail partnerships, licensing partners, advertising, and online activations. The strategy will place a stake in the ground for the Marvel brand, celebrating the entertainment company’s rich 75 year history and its wide array of characters.
Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have provided us with this high-resolution image giving a first look at Paul Rudd as Scott Lang in Marvel’s Ant-Man (July 17, 2015). The film has just begun filming in San Francisco, as indicated by the image sent to us.
Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Marvel Studios began principal photography today in San Francisco, California, on its newest Super Hero franchise Marvel’s Ant-Man. The film brings one of Marvel comics’ original founding members of The Avengers into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The production also shoots on location in Atlanta, Georgia, which serves as the base for the film’s production.
Set for release in the United States on July 17, 2015, the film is directed by Peyton Reed and stars Paul Rudd as Scott Lang aka Ant-Man; Michael Douglas as his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym; and Evangeline Lilly as Hope Van Dyne, daughter of Hank Pym.