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WATCH: Disney’s ‘Playmation’ Merges Marvel, Star Wars Wearable Tech with Toys and The Cloud

Disney Playmation Starter PackDisney Consumer Products today unveiled Playmation, a new form of the toys-to-life category that combines connected toys, wearable tech and cloud technology to provide updates as needed.

According to Disney, Playmation is the next step in the evolution of play, where digital gets physical and imagination becomes real. The groundbreaking system of toys and wearables uses smart technology to inspire kids to run around and use their imaginations, as they become the hero or heroine of stories from across The Walt Disney Company. Playmation Marvel’s Avengers is the first of a series of systems in development, including Star Wars and Frozen. In Playmation Marvel’s Avengers, strap the high-tech Repulsor Gear onto your arm and join the Avengers in their fight to save Earth! As an Avenger recruit, your on-board intelligence JARVIS will guide you from your Gear as you accept missions from the Avengers and battle in exotic locations around the universe to save our planet—all from the comfort of your own home.

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WATCH: Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’ Teaser Trailer

The Good Dinosaur Key Art

Pixar Animation Studios has released its first teaser trailer for their upcoming film The Good Dinosaur (November 25, 2015). You can find the trailer embedded below.

The Good Dinosaur asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.

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Disney ‘Descendants’ on DVD July 31 with Bloopers, Behind-the-Scenes and More

'Descendants' on DVDWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment today announced that the Disney Channel Original Movie will be available to own on DVD on July 31, 2015, the same day the film premieres on Disney Channel. The DVD is now available for pre-order.

From the Emmy Award-winning director and choreographer Kenny Ortega (High School Musical franchise) comes this original contemporary story of classic Disney characters reinvented and the introduction of modern Disney lore. Enter this new epic universe of relatable tween characters on a journey of self-discovery. New on Disney DVD, and complete with never-before-seen bonus and a FREE bracelet!

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WATCH: Disney ‘Descendants’ Extended Trailer, Premieres July 31; DVD Released Same Day

DOVE CAMERON, BOOBOO STEWART, SOFIA CARSON, CAMERON BOYCE (DISNEY CHANNEL/Bob D'Amico)Disney Channel has has released a full-length, extended trailer the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie, Descendants, which will debut on Disney Channel on July 31, 2015 at 8 pm, but will be available on the WATCH DISNEY CHANNEL platforms starting one week earlier, on July 24. You can find the trailer embedded below.

In addition, Amazon has begun listing the DVD edition of the film for a July 31, 2015 release as well. Reported bonus features include ‘Backstage Dance Rehearsals — Dance Till You Drop! Exclusive Cast Rehearsals With Director Kenny Ortega.’

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WATCH: ‘Inside Out’ Clip, ‘Riley’s Core Memories’ Featuring Toddler Riley

Pixar Inside Out Theatrical PosterWalt Disney Studios and Pixar Animation Studios have released a new clips from Inside Out (June 19, 2015) which you can find embedded below. The clip features Joy explaining the function of Riley’s core memories, how they come about and what they do.

Do you ever look at someone and wonder what is going on inside their head? Disney/Pixar’s original new film Inside Out ventures inside the mind to find out.

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‘Tomorrowland’ Fun Facts

'Tomorrowland' Theatrical PosterWith Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland (May 22, 2015) in theaters — well — tomorrow, Walt Disney Studios has provided us with a round of its traditional ‘fun facts’ to provide some fun insight into the production of the film, which you can find below.

From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland, a riveting mystery adventure starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney) — jaded by disillusionment — and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as Tomorrowland. What they must do there changes the world — and them — forever.

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Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Cast Includes Some Awesome Voice Cameos (Spoilers)

Pixar Inside Out Theatrical PosterWe’ve obtained the full list of credits for Pixar’s Inside Out (June 19, 2015) and while some additional voices have been known (and even reported first by us), there are still some additional surprises for the tuned ear when it comes to some very famous folk lending their vocal talents to the film.

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: Disney Store Opens World’s Largest Store in Shanghai, China

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Earlier today, Disney Store launched its largest shopping experience to date in the Lujiazui area of Pudong, Shanghai, China. In addition to over 9,000 square feet of immersive shopping experiences, the store also includes and outdoor plaza. The opening comes one day after the topping of the Enchanted Storybook Castle at Shanghai Disney Resort, which will open in 2016.

The Chinese characters representing the specific date and time chosen to open its doors to the public — May 20 at 1:14 pm (???????) — represents highly popular social media code among young people as a time to openly express love and long-term commitment to each other.

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FIRST LOOK: ‘The Good Dinosaur’ Character Key Art

The Good Dinosaur Key Art

Key art for Pixar’s upcoming film The Good Dinosaur (November 25, 2015) has surfaced online, appearing to have originated on Tumblr according to the photo source. I will say having seen several upcoming products for the film that the images appear to be completely legitimate.

The Good Dinosaur asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.

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