‘The Lone Ranger’ Fun Facts, New Teaser Poster

'The Lone Ranger' Teaser PosterWalt Disney Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer Productions have provided us with these ‘fun facts’ from their upcoming release, The Lone Ranger (July 3, 2013), starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer. They also provided us with a new teaser poster for the film, displayed here (click to see the larger version).

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‘Iron Man 3 Prelude’ Comic Free with Admission from Regal Cinemas Memorial Day Weekend

'Iron Man 3 Prelude' comic from Regal CinemasRegal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announces that for a limited time, every guest who purchases a ticket to Marvel’s Iron Man 3 in RealD 3D will receive a free Iron Man comic book. Beginning Friday, May 24 until Monday, May 27, more than 400 participating Regal Cinemas, United Artists and Edwards Theatres will distribute the special edition comic books, while supplies last.

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‘Monsters University’ Soundtrack to Feature Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia (Updated)

'Monsters University' SoundtrackAmazon.com has listed begun listing the track list for the soundtrack to Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University.

Primarily featuring the music of composer Randy Newman, the soundtrack also features an appearance by Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia. It will be available to own on June 18, 2013 and is now available for pre-order.

The track list is as follows:
1. Main Title
2. Young Michael
3. First Day at MU
4. Dean Hardscrabble
5. Sulley
6. Scare Pig
7. Wasted Potential
8. Oozma Kappa
9. Stinging Glow Urchin
10. Field Trip
11. Rise and Shine
12. The Library
13. Roar (Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia)
14. The Scare Games
15. Did You Do This?
16. Human World
17. The Big Scare
18. Goodbyes
19. Mike and Sulley
20. Monsters University

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‘Monsters University’s’ ‘Roar’ to Get Remix Treatment by MC Yogi, Style of Eye

'Monsters University' RoarAs we reported earlier, the Monsters University soundtrack, composed by Randy Newman, will also feature one track titled ‘Roar’ by Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia.

Today, via an Amazon.com listing, we have learned that ‘Roar’ will be getting its own digital EP which will feature remixes by MC Yogi and Style of Eye.

The ‘Roar’ track along with its remixes will be available for digital download on June 4 according to the listing, while the film’s soundtrack will be available June 18, just a few days prior to the film’s theatrical release on June 21.

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‘The Muppet Movie: The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition’ on Blu-ray August 13

'The Muppet Movie: The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition'Ahead of any official announcements, Amazon.com has taking pre-orders for the the 1979 classic, The Muppet Movie: The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment with a release date of August 13, 2013.

Celebrate The Nearly 35th Anniversary of the ultimate frogs-to-riches story with the one that started it all — The Muppet Movie. Laugh along with the mostly-true story of how the Muppets got their start, now for the first time ever in vibrant Blu-ray hi-def picture and sound.

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‘Sword in the Stone,’ ‘Robin Hood,’ ‘Return to Never Land’ Among August Blu-ray Releases (UPDATED)

Ahead of any official announcements, multiple etailers have begun listing several Disney animated classics (and neo-classics) for a release date on Blu-ray of August 6, 2013. (NOTE: Return to Never Land has now been given an August 20 release date).

Amongst the releases scheduled are Return to Neverland Special Edition, Sword in the Stone 50th Anniversary Edition and Robin Hood 40th Anniversary Edition. No information on bonus features is currently available but we will update as it becomes available to us.

Also of note being listed for an August 6 release is the Disney Channel animated special, Pixie Hollow Games Pixie Party Edition.

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‘Disney’s Planes Take Flight’ Featurette Serves as Sizzle Reel for Film

'Planes' Teaser PosterFeaturing no vocals and simply titled ‘Disney’s Planes Takes Flight,’ Walt Disney Studios has released what could be tantamount to a sizzle reel, promoting the epic scale of its upcoming animated film from DisneyToon Studios, with background music supplied by the film’s composer, Mark Mancina.

Inspired by the world of Cars from Pixar Animation Studios, Disney’s Planes is an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure featuring Dusty (voice of Dane Cook), a plane with dreams of competing as a high-flying air racer. But Dusty’s not exactly built for racing — and he happens to be afraid of heights. So he turns to a seasoned naval aviator who helps Dusty qualify to take on the defending champ of the race circuit. Dusty’s courage is put to the ultimate test as he aims to reach heights he never dreamed possible, giving a spellbound world the inspiration to soar.

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‘Frozen’ New Concept Art of Arendelle (Ultra Hi-Res)

A CHILL IS IN THE AIR – Concept art from Walt Disney Animation Studio’s upcoming “Frozen” introduces Arendelle, a kingdom trapped in eternal winter thanks to one sister’s icy powers—and another’s inability to stop them. In theaters Nov. 27, 2013. ©2013 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Walt Disney Studios has provided us with a very hi-res version of the concept art recently shared from Frozen from Walt Disney Animation Studios.

When a prophecy traps the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter, Anna (Kristen Bell), a fearless optimist, teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and his sidekick reindeer, Sven, on an epic journey to find Anna’s sister Elsa, the Snow Queen (Idina Menzel), and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, a funny snowman named Olaf, Everest-like extremes and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Hi-Res Concept Art

Concept Art by Ryan Meinerding © 2013 Marvel

Apologies all around as we’ve actually been sitting on these images for a while, but without further ado, here are some hi-res versions of concept art recently released for both Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier (April 4, 2014) and Guardians of the Galaxy (August 1, 2014). Our galleries for both are presented below. As always, click on the thumbnail to see a larger version. When the resize arrow appears, click it to view the image at its original resolution.

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First Look: ‘Big Hero 6′ Hi-Res Concept Art, Film Clip

SAN FRANSOKYO AT NIGHT – Pictured in concept art, the high-tech city of San Fransokyo is home to brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada and his team of first-time crime fighters in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ action comedy adventure “Big Hero 6”—in theaters in 3D on Nov. 7, 2014. ©2013 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Walt Disney Animation Studios today announced a November 7, 2014 release for Big Hero 6, a full-length animated feature based on a popular Marvel television series in Japan.

From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes Big Hero 6, an action comedy adventure about brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. With the help of his closest companion — a robot named Baymax — Hiro joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save their city. Inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name, and featuring comic-book style action and all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, the CG-animated Big Hero 6 hits theaters in 3D on November 7, 2014.

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