Calling all aspiring scientists! It’s time to put on your lab coat and let your imagination go wild. Discovery Science Center (DSC) is proud to partner with the famous El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood to host a Frankenweenie Science Fair in conjunction with the October 5th release of the movie Frankenweenie by acclaimed director Tim Burton.
Disney Store today began launching its Cinderella Premiere Collection in honor of the diamond edition Cinderella blu-ray being released later this year. The showpiece of the collection, as has become recent tradition, is the gorgeous Limited Edition Cinderella doll, which is now available for pre-order to own on October 2, 2012.
Limited to just 5,000 dolls, the Cinderella doll includes a certificate of authenticity and features a satin bodice covered with rhinestones, full peplum with layers of tulle and organza detailed with rhinestones, ebony bead choker, opera gloves dotted with silver rhinestones and a glittering headband with hair clip. For more information or to pre-order the doll, click here.
Walt Disney Studios (NYSE:DIS) has provided us with very high resolution images of all five of the second wave of the Frankenweenie character posters that have recently debuted, along with the official descriptions of each. Unfortunately due to file size restrictions, they had to be reduced to about 8 megapixels to be able to present here, but still much higher than what we usually share.
As usual, we have added the images to the beginning of our existing gallery below. To view each of the images at their original resolution here, click their respective thumbnails below and once the larger version fills the screen, find and click the resize icon which will show the image at 100%.
Walt Disney Pictures has announced that it will be offering free screenings of its upcoming family film, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, nationwide beginning later this month. Free tickets to the screenings are now available through the SEE tab of the film’s See & Share app on Facebook. Tickets are available on a limited basis and it should be noted that while specific cities are listed, such as New York, the actual screening location may be elsewhere in the metro area.
Featuring original music by composer Patrick Doyle, the album also features new songs by Julie Fowlis, Birdy and the cast of the film.
For more information, or to preview and/or purchase the downloadable soundtrack at this amazingly low price for a limited time, visit Amazon.com.
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that it will release the primetime special, ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky‘ on Disney DVD on October 16, 2012. The hour-long special is expected to premiere on Disney Junior in September.
Set sail with Jake and his crew on a full-length, high-speed adventure on the high seas. According to the Never Land Pirate Code, Jake and his crew must race Bucky against the Jolly Roger and the sneaky Captain Hook. But if Bucky loses, he’ll belong to Hook forever! Of course, Hook uses every trick in the book and wins the race! But, Jake and his crew might have a way to get Bucky back. With the help of Peter Pan, the young pirates embark on an adventure across Never Land that includes getting past a fire-breathing dragon! With your help, Jake’s crew can save Bucky from the devious Captain Hook!
Prior to any official announcement, Walt Disney Studios has announced intentions to bring the Muppet holiday classic, The Muppets Christmas Carol (20th Anniversary Edition), to Disney Blu-ray on November 6, 2012 as a 20th anniversary edition featuring all new bonus features.
Bonus features are set to include:
- Disney Intermission: Press “Pause” and see what happens when the Muppets Show up at your door to sing your Christmas Carols – Muppet Style!
- Muppet Audio Commentary: All New Audio Commentary from your favorite Muppets – Kermit, Gonzo, Rizzo, and More!
- Muppet Holiday Sing-Along
- Blooper Reel
Tapping stars from the big and small screens, Walt Disney Animation Studios rounds out its voice cast for “Wreck-It Ralph.” Directed by Rich Moore (TV’s “The Simpsons,” “Futurama”) and produced by Clark Spencer (“Lilo & Stitch,” “Bolt”), the hilarious arcade-game-hopping adventure adds to its current roster, which includes John C. Reilly as Wreck-It Ralph, Jack McBrayer as Fix-It Felix Jr., Jane Lynch as Sergeant Calhoun and Sarah Silverman as Vanellope von Schweetz. “Wreck-It Ralph” hits theaters November 2, 2012.
Helping to bring to life the diverse, colorful and wildly imaginative arcade-game worlds created for “Wreck-It Ralph” are the following voice cast members:
Walt Disney Animation has released the third of its installments in the ‘Paperclips’ series, a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process behind its newest animated short, Paperman. In the new segment, director John Kahrs touches briefly on the legacy of the hand-drawn animation and how he believes that we are currently in the golden age of computer-generated imagery, but that he believes computers can be used to produce hand-drawn inspired images in addition to photo-realism.
From the creators of the #1 live-action, direct-to-video Disney Buddies franchise, comes Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups, an all-new heartwarming and hilarious adventure starring a brand new litter of the most adorable talking Great Pyrenees pups! Premiering on Disney Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital on November 20, 2012, Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups is the perfect film for the entire family to enjoy this coming Holiday Season!