Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Studios recently announced the names for several of the characters featured in the trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (December 18, 2015). On December 11, Lucasfilm went ahead and registered several related applications for several of these characters, including: BB-8, the ball-droid; Kylo Ren, the sith; and Poe Dameron, the X-Wing Fighter pilot.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films, including ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ have been shortlisted for consideration for Oscar nominations in the Hair and Makeup category. The remaining five shortlisted are: “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” “Foxcatcher,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel, “Noah” and “The Theory of Everything”
On Saturday, January 10, 2015, all members of the Academy’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films. Following the screenings, members will vote to nominate three films for final Oscar consideration.
This holiday season, Disney will put a Frozen twist on its 31st annual Christmas Day telecast, appropriately renamed the “Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration” airing Dec. 25, 2014 on ABC-TV.
Robin Roberts of ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ will host the re-imagined television special inspired by the blockbuster hit’s message of uniting family and loved ones. Roberts will lead the telecast from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida with support from GMA Contributor and ESPN and SEC Network analyst Tim Tebow.
Walt Disney Studios France has released a new trailer for Cinderella (March 13, 2013) which you can find embedded below. While completely in French without subtitles, the new trailer features plenty of previously unseen footage.
New Disney Store arrivals and sales for December 15, 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.
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Keep his engine warm and dry under the hood of this Cars Rain Jacket. Despite the rain, the race goes on, so equip your little speedster with the latest in all-weather racing gear featuring Lightning McQueen and sponsor graphics.
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On wet days in Enchancia, keep your princess in training warm and dry with this Sofia Rain Jacket for Girls. She’ll brighten the cloudiest days in this bright and colorful waterproof jacket with jersey knit lining.
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She’ll keep dry even in an eternal winter wearing this Anna and Elsa Rain Jacket for Girls. Colorful snowflakes surround the hem of this waterproof Frozen coat that features a detachable cape and jersey knit lining for extra warmth.
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Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment today announced that ‘Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy,’ featuring Disney Princess Rapunzel, will be available to own on DVD on February 24, 2015 (now available for pre-order).
The revelation of a spellbinding secret sets in motion the most thrilling adventure in the history of Sofia the First! After learning that the Amulet of Avalor is magical, Amber snatches it while Sofia is sleeping. Unfortunately, she unwittingly unleashes a curse that summons evil Princess Ivy, who threatens to destroy the amulet, seize the crown and turn the entire kingdom black-and-white! Amber and Sofia soar through the skies on a flying dragon — aided by special guest Rapunzel — as they embark on a daring quest to defeat Ivy, break the curse and save Enchancia. Packed with high-flying excitement, plus three more song-filled episodes, The Curse of Princess Ivy shows how love, trust, and unselfishly putting others’ needs first can truly work magic!
Via the film’s official Facebook page, Walt Disney Studios has released the first concept art for Jon Favreau’s live action/CGI hybrid The Jungle Book (October 9, 2015), currently in production.
According to the concept art’s description, Mowgli — a man-cub raised in the jungle by a family of wolves — embarks on a captivating journey of self-discovery when he’s forced to abandon the only home he’s ever known.
New Disney Store arrivals and sales for December 12, 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.
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Walt Disney Studios has recently released a new clip from the upcoming musical Into the Woods (December 25, 2014) titled ‘Go to the Wood.’ In the clip, the Witch (Meryl Streep) makes a proposition to the Baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) in which she offers them the one thing they want most so that she too can have what she wants. Earlier today, both Blunt and Streep received Golden Globe Award nominations for their roles in the film, which caused Streep to break her own record of 29 total career nominations.
As part of its expansion in the unscripted arena, ABC Family announced today that it has picked up a new docu-series, ‘My Transparent Life,’ direct to series from Ryan Seacrest Productions.
The groundbreaking new reality series ‘My Transparent Life’ centers on a teenager named Ben who learns his parents are not only getting a divorce but also that his dad is becoming a woman. The series will follow Ben, his family and his friends as they support one another through this unexpected journey and watch Charlie slowly become Carly, as she experiences the many stages of her transition from male to female. The show is a generational story of a loving family and circle of friends supporting one another through this unfamiliar and unexpected situation.