In addition to news on Toy Story 4 and the mysterious Strange Magic, Walt Disney Studios and Lucasfilm also caused a near meltdown today when they casually announced that Star Wars: The Force Awakens (December 18, 2015) had completed principal photography (and oh! it has a subtitle too, we guess).
Disney’s Big Hero 6 arrives into theaters tomorrow, November 7, so what better way to spend Big Hero 6-eve with a new official installment of ‘Fun Facts’ direct from Walt Disney Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios? Below is the list of fresh fun facts, some of which you may know already, but hopefully we’ll all learn something new. So read on!
- SLAM DUNK — Baymax is 6 feet tall and 75 pounds — until Hiro mechs him out. Baymax, in his super suit, is more than 7 feet tall and can lift 1000 pounds. ‘He’s all air,’ says head of
animation Zach Parrish.
Slated for a June 16, 2017 release, Disney Chairman and CEO Robert I get today announced that ‘Toy Story 4′ is currently under development and is being directed by John Lasseter. The announcement was made during a press call discussing The Walt Disney Company’s fiscal year.
In addition, Iger noted that the troubled Pixar film, ‘The Good Dinosaur’ will be released in 2016. UPDATE: Pixar has confirmed the date has not changed.
New Disney Store arrivals and sales for November 6, 2014 Below is a list of new items and sales now available for purchase at Disney Store. Clicking on a product’s image or description will launch the product’s page on Disney Store in another window. Note that this list is generated and posted automatically. Stitch Kingdom should not be held responsible for any inaccuracies, misinformation or item availability. Disclosure: This post includes specially formatted links which allow the site to receive a small percentage of purchases made through them. Using these links does not affect your shopping experience in any way, but it does help the site. Even if you don’t purchase anything, even just sharing products you like through Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest using the icons below them will help the site.
|Mickey and Minnie Mouse Pajama Set for Women – Holiday – $29.95 |
Sweethearts Minnie and Mickey have a soft spot for each other on this pajama set for women. The vintage era couple are pictured with flocked detailing on this coordinating sleepwear that’s part of our Share the Magic Collection.
|Winnie the Pooh Pajama Set for Women – Holiday – $29.95 |
Winnie the Pooh is smiling at the sight of bees, because he knows bees mean honey. You’ll enjoy equally sweet dreams in this coordinating pajama set for women that’s part of our Share the Magic Collection.
|Doc McStuffins Get Better Talking Mobile Clinic – $59.95 |
The Doc McStuffins Get Better Talking Mobile Clinic offers everything future doctors need to provide on-the-go urgent care! With a full range of emergency vehicle play features, this colorful cart toy is an all-day prescription for fun.
|Stitch Tee for Boys – $12.95 |
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|Baymax Mech Action Figure – Big Hero 6 – 4” – $10.95 |
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|Beauty and the Beast Window Replica – $175.00 |
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|Mickey Mouse Pirates of the Caribbean Captain Play Set – $11.95 |
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Ahoy, matey! It’s a pirate’s life with the Mickey Mouse Pirates of the Caribbean Captain Play Set. Here are the perfect playtime accessories for your Pirate costume, inspired by Captain Jack Sparrow himself!
|Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical – Tee for Adults – SALE $14.99 — SAVE 51%! |
Remember the magic of the hit Disney musical with our Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical Logo Tee. Our soft and comfortable tee features the stage show logo, complete with metallic accents that will have you shining like a star.
Walt Disney Studios has just released its newest trailer for the film adaptation of the Broadway musical, Into the Woods (December 25, 2014), which you can find embedded below. In case you missed any of them, our current gallery of stills from the film is also embedded below.
Into the Woods is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel — all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 87th Academy Awards®. Fifty-eight pictures had originally qualified in the category.
The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:
ABC announces premiere dates for two of its highly anticipated new midseason shows – “Galavant,” a comedy extravaganza and “Marvel’s Agent Carter,” the second action packed series from the creative minds at Marvel, inspired by the feature films “Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger” and “Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” along with the short “Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter.” “Galavant” will premiere on SUNDAY, JANUARY 4 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) and will run two episodes in the one-hour block each week, and “Marvel’s Agent Carter” premieres on TUESDAY, JANUARY 6 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET).
Square Enix today announced that it will be releasing a ‘Collector’s Edition’ of its upcoming Playstation 3 title, ‘Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX.’ The ‘Collector’s Edition,’ which also includes 1.5 as well as several other bonus items detailed below, will be available in limited quantities for $99.99 exclusively at the Kingdom Hearts online store.
The Collector’s Edition will include the following:
- Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX Game Discs
- Collector’s Steelbook Case – The steelbook case contains both KINGDOM HEARTS HD 1.5 ReMIX and KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.5 ReMIX discs and features premium artwork from the series Director, Tetsuya Nomura.
As per the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, twenty animated films have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Category of the 87th Academy Awards. Among them are Big Hero 6 from Walt Disney Animation Studios and Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy and Planes: Fire and Rescue from Disney Toon Studios. Several of the films, however, have yet to complete their required
qualifying run in Los Angeles. Category rules dictate that at least eight eligible animated features must be theatrically released in Los Angeles County within the calendar year in order for the category to be activated, although that does not appear to be an issue at this point in time.
New Disney Store arrivals and sales for November 4, 2014 Below is a list of new items and sales now available for purchase at Disney Store. Clicking on a product’s image or description will launch the product’s page on Disney Store in another window. Note that this list is generated and posted automatically. Stitch Kingdom should not be held responsible for any inaccuracies, misinformation or item availability. Disclosure: This post includes specially formatted links which allow the site to receive a small percentage of purchases made through them. Using these links does not affect your shopping experience in any way, but it does help the site. Even if you don’t purchase anything, even just sharing products you like through Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest using the icons below them will help the site.
|Minnie Mouse ”Minnie Cupcake” Charm by PANDORA – $50.00 |
Sweet and delightful just like Minnie herself, this cute cupcake will make a scrumptious addition to your collection. Passionate bakers and lovers of all things sugar-coated alike will fall in love with this bow-topped treat.
|Minnie Mouse ”Minnie Pavé” Charm by PANDORA – $65.00 |
No Mickey is complete without his Minnie, just as no PANDORA bracelet is complete without two clips. Add the sweetly sparkling clip with the iconic bow detail to your bracelet as the perfect partner for your Mickey clip.
|Mickey Mouse ”Mickey Ear Hat” Charm by PANDORA – $60.00 |
No visit to a Disney theme park is complete without purchasing of the legendary Mickey headgear. With this sparkling representation, you can keep the fun of a Disney theme park with you wherever you go.
|Minnie Mouse ”Minnie Sparkling Ear Hat” Charm by PANDORA – $60.00 |
|Mickey Mouse ”Mickey Mania” Charm by PANDORA – $60.00 |
All the parts that collectively make up the beloved mouse are captured in this openwork design with vibrantly colored enamel. A great charm for adding fun and excitement to your collection.
|Mickey Mouse ”Mickey Swirls” Charm by PANDORA – $30.00 |
|Mickey Mouse ”Classic Mickey” Charm by PANDORA – $45.00 |
The iconic silhouette of Mickey Mouse looks striking in white set against a black background. This luminous Murano glass charm is ideal for adding on-trend monochrome details to your collection, while keeping a sense of fun.
|Crystal Sorcerer’s Apprentice Mickey Figure – Disney Infinity: Disney Originals (2.0 Edition) – Pre-Order – $13.99 |
Magic bursts explode with spell-casting powers. Add a whole host of magic to your own Disney Originals adventures with this Crystal Sorcerer’s Apprentice Mickey figure inspired by Mickey’s appearance in Fantasia.
|Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Toy Box Game Discs (2.0 Edition) – Pre-Order – $19.99 |
Use your Marvel Super Heroes Toy Box Game Discs to unlock customizable games in Toy Box 2.0! Each disc comes with its own pre-built games that will take you immediately into the action.
|Disney Infinity: Disney Originals Toy Box Game Discs (2.0 Edition) – Pre-Order – $19.99 |