Disney’s ‘Tangled’ Video Q&A: Creating the Hair

Walt Disney Animation Studios has just released the following video Q&A with Disney’s Tangled directors Nathan Greno and Byron Howard in which the pair discuss what’s involved in making Rapunzel’s hair ‘come to life’ in the film. It also includes some test footage of Rapunzel from the film.

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Update: Disney Untangles ‘Double Tower’ Parody Situation with Bear Vasquez

Earlier this month, we brought you the plea of Bear Vasquez, the man behind the ‘Double Rainbow’ viral video sensation. You can refresh your memory by clicking on the link, but essentially Bear was upset because Walt Disney Animation Studios had attempted to create a viral video of their own promoting Disney’s Tangled parodying his video but made no attempt to reach out to Bear to at least seek consent. In short, Bear was simply seeking recognition for his efforts and at no time was concerned with financial compensation. Most of our readers sided with Bear and many of you signed and promoted our petition for Disney to recognize Bear and we are pleased to say it has some effect.

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Variety: Disney Slow-Tracking ‘Magic Kingdom’ Movie Starring Disney Characters

Variety recently reported on a project tentatively titled Magic Kingdom which it says has been in development since prior to the arrival of Rich Ross to Walt Disney Studios. Reportedly a pitch and script has already been written by ‘Battlestar Galactica’  reboot architect Ronald Moore, had taken place initially at Disneyland and is currently under development at Strike Entertainment. According to Variety, Disney is looking for a writer of its own to bring the park to life in a Night at the Museum-esque offering.

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First Look: Disney’s ‘Tangled’ New Theatrical Poster

Disney's 'Tangled'Walt Disney Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios have provided us with this new theatrical poster featuring Rapunzel, a sword-wielding Maximus and a frying pan-wielding Flynn Rider.

Disney’s Tangled also stars the voice talents of Mandy Moore and  Zachary Levi and opens nationwide on November 24. For more information on the film including featurettes, concept art, character art, fun facts, photos of the meet & greet characters at Walt Disney World and Disneyland and more, follow this bookmark.

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Threadless Begins Collaboration with ‘TRON: Legacy’ Design Contest

Threadless has announced a new collaboration with Disney Consumer Products, in its popular “Threadless Loves…” design challenge series. As Threadless celebrates its tenth anniversary as the crowdsourcing poster child, it’s evolving from a t-shirt design shop and giving its online community of artists more platforms to show off their talent. From t-shirts and hoodies, to flip flops, iPhone cases and even Dell laptop designs, Threadless is growing up and other companies are taking note — including one of the most well-known brands in the universe — Disney.

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New Still from Disney’s ‘Tangled’: Mother Gothel

Walt Disney Studios has just provided us with this still of Mother Gothel (voiced by Donna Murphy) from Disney’s Tangled from Walt Disney Animation Studios. The still has been added to our gallery of stills from the film below.

Disney’s Tangled also stars the voice talents of Mandy Moore and  Zachary Levi and opens nationwide on November 24. For more information on the film including featurettes, concept art, character art, fun facts, photos of the meet & greet characters at Walt Disney World and Disneyland and more, follow this bookmark.

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‘TRON: Legacy’ Concept Art for Characters, Environment and Vehicles Revealed (Possible Spoilers)

Walt Disney Studios has provided us with this gallery of concept art for TRON: Legacy which features costumes for several characters including Sam Flynn, Quorra and Rinzler, as well as a Siren and Lead Guard from the Game Grid. Also included are some images from the environment as well as designs of multiple iterations/generations of the Light Cycle plus an additional vehicle.

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Disney’s ‘Secretariat’ Clip: ‘Diner Deal’

Walt Disney Studios has released this clip from its upcoming film Secretariat. In the clip, Penny Chenery (Diane Lane) has asked millionaire Ogden Phipps (James Cromwell) to a lunch meeting to discuss a business proposal. When Phipps decides to turn the table on Chenery, however, he ends up getting more than he bargained for.

Disney’s Secretariat opens nationwide on October 8. For more information, photos and video clips on Secretariat, follow this bookmark.

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New Disney’s ‘Tangled’ Featurette: A Hair-Raising Adventure Surfaces on YouTube

Our good friends at animatie.blog.nl have tipped us off to the new featurette for Disney’s Tangled, titled ‘A Hair-Raising Adventure.’ Featuring a lot of new footage (as well as some story point spoilers), directors Byron Howard and Nathan Greno are joined not only by voice talent Zachary Levi (Flynn Rider) and Mandy Moore (Rapunzel) but also by Donna Murphy (Mother Gothel) whose character is prominently featured in the clip.

Tangled opens in theaters nationwide on November 24.

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‘TRON: Legacy’ Motion Picture Soundtrack to be Released November 22

'TRON: Legacy' Original Motion Picture SoundtrackThe highly anticipated original motion picture score for TRON: Legacy, composed and produced by the iconic and critically acclaimed Grammy® Award–winning French duo Daft Punk, will be released by Walt Disney Records on Monday, November 22, 2010, just a day before the originally announced date by Stitch Kingdom back in July. Presented in Disney Digital 3D™, Walt Disney Pictures’ “TRON: Legacy” hits U.S. theaters on December 17, 2010, in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D.

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