Report: Miramax’s ‘The Debt’ and ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’ Will Not Be Released by Disney

At the 2009 D23 Expo, it was announced that Hollywood neo-legend  Guillermo del Toro would be teaming up with Walt Disney Studios to form a new shingle, Disney’s Double Dare You with the first project to be Trollhunters. Despite the announcement at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con that del Toro would be charging a remake of the studio blemish The Haunted Mansion, staying truer to the original attraction (which doesn’t use the definite article), it was also recently announced that Trollhunters would be going to Disney arch-nemesis DreamWorks Animation.

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Save The Date: Official ‘TRON Legacy’ Vinylmation by Noah to be Released November 21

On his official blog, Disney Fine Artist Noah, known in part for his extremely popular custom hand-painted Vinylmation collectibles (ranging in size from 9″ to 5′), has announced the official TRON: Legacy Vinylmation by Noah release will take place November 21 at Downtown Disney’s D Street at both the Disneyland and Walt Disney World resorts.

According to the blog entry, more details on this highly anticipated event will be released tomorrow with photos available very soon. Be sure to check out his blog for more information as it becomes available.

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D23 Announces ‘Disney and Dickens’ Holiday Event at Walt Disney Studios, December 8

On Wednesday, December 8, Disney D23 members and their guests are invited to visit the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California for the rare opportunity to experience an area of the Studios rarely seen by the public. After check-in begins at 4:00 pm PT, guests will have the opportunity to explore the on-site Disney Store and Walt Disney Studios employee store before being escorted to the famed Legends Plaza where hot cider and other treats will be offered prior to the event’s start.

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Disney XD Revs Up to Visit Futuristic Detroit in ‘Motorcity’

Motorcity © Disney XD. All Rights ReservedProduction has begun on “Motorcity,” an animated series set in a futuristic Detroit after it has been purchased and built into Detroit Deluxe by evil billionaire Abraham Kane. Kane, having banned personal freedoms including automobile transportation, is ultimately challenged by a group of rebels who call themselves The Burners. Led by 17-year-old Mike Chilton, The Burners retreat to an underground city, customize their fleet of hot rods and pursue their quest to stop Kane from taking over the world. The series, created by Chris Prynoski and produced by Disney Television Animation and Titmouse, Inc., is slated to premiere next year on the burgeoning Disney XD, which offers a compelling mix of live-action and animated programming for kids age 6-14, hyper-targeting boys and their quest for discovery, accomplishment, sports, adventure and humor. The announcement was made today by Eric Coleman, Senior Vice President, Original Series, Disney Television Animation.

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Multiple Emmy Award Winning ‘Prep & Landing’ Returns with All New Short and Half Hour Special

“Prep &Landing” returns this season with an all new 7-Minute animated short, “Operation: Secret Santa,” airing on ABC in December, while the half-hour animated special, “Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice,” debuts in 2011. “Prep & Landing” became an instant favorite with viewers and emerged as TV’s number 1 holiday special in the 2009 season. It was also the highest kids rating (kids 2-11/ 7.5/23), for any primetime telecast on broadcast TV in 2009. The special went on to win four Emmy Awards.

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New Disney Arrivals and Sales at Toys ‘R’ Us for October 11, 2010 (4 Items)

New Toys ‘R’ Us arrivals for October 11, 2010

Below is a list of new items now available for purchase at Toys ‘R’ Us. Clicking on a product’s image or description will launch the product’s page on Toys ‘R’ Us 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.

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WDW Refurbs Update: Kouzzina Plus Extended Closures at Animal Kingdom, Saratoga Springs

We have four newly listed refurbishments at the Walt Disney World Resort to share with you.

First up is Kouzzina by Cat Cora at Disney’s Boardwalk Inn. The restaurant will be closed for a couple of weeks beginning on November 29 and re-opening on December 15.

Beginning December 3, the Paddock leisure pool at Disney’s Saratoga Springs DVC Resort will close for an extended refurbishment and is currently scheduled to re-open on June 30, 2011.

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New DisneyStore Arrivals and Sales for October 11, 2010 (7 Items)

New DisneyStore.com arrivals and sales for October 11, 2010

Below is a list of new items and sales now available for purchase at DisneyStore.com. Clicking on a product’s image or description will launch the product’s page on DisneyStore.com 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.

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Halloween Costume Stitch Pin Set -- 3-Pc. Halloween Costume Stitch Pin Set — 3-Pc. – $64.95
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Jack-o-Lantern Mickey Mouse Pin Jack-o’-Lantern Mickey Mouse Pin – $16.95

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I Want Candy Series Tinker Bell Pin I Want Candy Series Tinker Bell Pin – $14.95
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I Want Candy Series Stitch Pin I Want Candy Series Stitch Pin – $14.95
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New Orleans Halloween Masquerade Pin Set -- 6-Pc. New Orleans Halloween Masquerade Pin Set — 6-Pc. – $149.95
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I Want Candy Series Cheshire Cat Pin I Want Candy Series Cheshire Cat Pin – $14.95
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NYCC: Disney’s ‘TRON: Evolution’ Panel (Spoilers)

At New York Comic-Con’s TRON: Evolution panel held yesterday, the standing room only crowd was treated to what has to be some of the most incredible screenshots and video clips to ever grace the video screen. In short, the video game for the Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360 is every bit as beautiful eye candy as the film itself is and there’s small wonder for that as you’ll soon see why.

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Disney ‘Princess & Me’ Doll Sale at Toys ‘R’ Us – Today Only! Plus Special Offer for This Week Only

In celebration of 10-10-10, Toys ‘R’ Us has announced a 10% savings on many of its popular toys which includes the Disney ‘Princess & Me’ doll line from Jakks Pacific. Regularly $49.99, the dolls are on sale for today only for just $44.99. In addition to the one day sale, Toys ‘R’ Us is offering a special deal on the product line for this week only: Purchase a Disney ‘Princess & Me’ doll and receive a free ‘Princess & Me’ sleepwear ensemble, a $19.99 value. Best of all, ordering today means a total savings of $25.

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