Walt Disney Studios Buys Distribution Rights for ‘Iron Man 3,’ ‘The Avengers’ from Paramount


The Walt Disney Studios, Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios announced they have reached an agreement under which Paramount will transfer its worldwide marketing and distribution rights to Disney for Marvel Studios’ The Avengers and Iron Man 3. Paramount will remain the worldwide distributor of the upcoming films, Thor and Captain America, as well as the previously released Iron Man and Iron Man 2.

Under terms of the new deal, Disney will pay Paramount $115 million for the transfer of the distribution rights to Iron Man 3 and The Avengers to be paid on the theatrical release dates. These monies will serve as a minimum guarantee against the distribution fees.

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Disney’s ‘Tangled’ Video: ‘Wanted: Pub Thugs’

Walt Disney Animation Studios has released yet another of the character profile montage of clips from Disney’s Tangled, this one focusing on the villains of the Snuggly Duckling.

Update: Replaced with English version from Walt Disney Animation Studios

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Disney’s ‘Tangled’ New Hi-Res Stills Feature Rapunzel, Flynn, Maximus and (Of Course) Mimes

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Walt Disney Studios has provided is with four new hi-res stills from Disney’s Tangled from Walt Disney Animation Studios, the company’s 50th animated film. The stills appear to be a follow up from yesterday’s release of the 90 second promo, titled Surprise.

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Disney Announces High Fashion Accessories for Women Inspired by ‘TRON: Legacy’

Disney Consumer Products is collaborating with high-end designers Rousseau, Hayden-Harnett, Rotenier, and TomTom to launch a luxury accessory and shoe collection for women inspired by the high-tech 3D adventure TRON: Legacy, releasing in U.S. theaters Dec. 17, 2010 in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D. Designed for the young female urbanite, the new TRON: Legacy couture line features dramatic sterling silver and leather statement pieces including an iconic limited edition 5-inch high-heeled platform sandal inspired by the fearless female warrior — Quorra. Ranging in retail prices from $90 – $2,600, the new couture line complements the film’s sleek aesthetic and any chic woman’s wardrobe.

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Disney’s ‘Tangled’ 90-Second Spot: ‘Surprise’

French poster for Disney's TangledWalt Disney Studios has just released this following 90 second promo (guaranteed P!nk-free) for its upcoming release Tangled which stars the voice talents of Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi and Donna Murphy amongst others.

Walt Disney Pictures presents Tangled, an action-packed, swashbuckling, animated musical comedy about the girl behind 70 feet of magical, golden hair. A princess stolen from her parents’ castle as a baby, Rapunzel (Moore) is locked in a hidden tower longing for adventure. Now an imaginative and determined teenager, she takes off on a hilarious, hair-raising escapade with the help of a dashing bandit (Levi). With the secret of her royal heritage hanging in the balance and her captor in pursuit, Rapunzel and her cohort find adventure, heart, humor, and hair… lots of hair.

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New ‘Mickey Mote’ Turns Playhouse Disney DVDs Into Interactive Play Experience

Handy Manny BigConstruction Job with Mickey Mote &Copy; Disney. All Rights Reserved.This coming holiday, parents and their preschoolers will discover a whole new way to watch and play their favorite Disney preschool DVDs, with the all-new ‘Mickey Mote.’ This one-of-a-kind kid’s remote control from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment will debut November 16th packaged with Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Number Roundup and Handy Manny: Big Construction Job. The new ‘Mickey Mote’ is a child-friendly handheld remote control, shaped like Mickey ears, that will take children’s viewing experience to a whole new level by providing an engaging interaction with their favorite Disney characters. With multiple levels of play, the new Mickey Mote is designed to provide hours of fun, engaging and challenging adventures for kids age 2-5.

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Disney’s ‘Tangled’ Video: ‘Lost: Pascal’

In the vein of Rapunzel and Flynn Rider, we now have a character profile on Pascal, Rapunzel’s pal chameleon.

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.

Update 10/12/10 – Replaced video with English version

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First Look: Daft Punk in Disney’s ‘TRON: Legacy’

Daft Punk in 'TRON: Legacy' © Disney EnterprisesAs part of the ten-week long ‘TRON Tuesday’ event, Walt Disney Studios has provided us with this first look of electronic duo Daft Punk in the upcoming release TRON: Legacy.

In addition, fans can score a 90 second preview of ‘The Game Has Changed’ from the original motion picture soundtrack by visiting Facebook.com/TRON.

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Report: Miramax’s ‘The Debt’ and ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’ Will Not Be Released by Disney

At the 2009 D23 Expo, it was announced that Hollywood neo-legend  Guillermo del Toro would be teaming up with Walt Disney Studios to form a new shingle, Disney’s Double Dare You with the first project to be Trollhunters. Despite the announcement at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con that del Toro would be charging a remake of the studio blemish The Haunted Mansion, staying truer to the original attraction (which doesn’t use the definite article), it was also recently announced that Trollhunters would be going to Disney arch-nemesis DreamWorks Animation.

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Ten Week ‘TRON Tuesday’ Initiative for Disney’s ‘TRON: Legacy’ Announced

Walt Disney Studios announced today, October 10, 2010 (“10-10-10”), the kickoff of the official 10-week countdown to the release of “TRON: Legacy,” which opens in theaters December 17, 2010. Every week for the next 10 weeks marks a major milestone in the countdown as The Walt Disney Company rolls out exciting new TRON events, film content, products and announcements in preparation for the worldwide film launch, including:

TRON Night: An IMAX 3D Experience, a special event on October 28, 2010, that will give audiences worldwide the first opportunity to step onto the Grid and into the cutting-edge, 3D world of Walt Disney Pictures’ high-tech adventure “TRON: Legacy,” during an exciting 20-plus-minute sneak peek of the highly anticipated film, sponsored by ASUS Computer International.

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