‘Monsters University’ New Hi-Res Stills, Concept Art

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In addition to the all new fun facts about Monsters University they shared with us earlier, Walt Disney Studios and Pixar Animation Studios have plied us with several new hi-res stills and recently released concept art for the Monsters Inc. prequel, which we have added to the beginning of our galleries below. As always, click on any of the thumbnails to see a larger version. When the resize arrow appears, click it to view the image at its original resolution.

Monsters University stills:

Concept art gallery:

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FIRST LOOK: D23 Expo Limited Edition Art, Pins, Vinylmation and More (And Yes, Duffy!)

Disney D23 Expo DuffyDisney D23 members who have purchased admission to the 2013 Disney D23 Expo at the Sorcerer level have received their invitation to bid on limited edition items via Random Selection Process (RSP) as well as the opportunity to pre-order several stock items from the Disney D23 Dream Store. Many of these items are either unique to the Expo or will be making their debut there before appearing at other locations such as the theme parks.

While the pre-purchase opportunities are afforded to Sorcerer-level attendees only, anyone can preview some of the items that will be available for purchase during the show.

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‘Car Masters Weekend’ at Walt Disney World Details; Sock Hop Tix on Sale June 5

Car Masters WeekendCar Masters Weekend, now in its third year, is the perfect way to celebrate Father’s Day as Downtown Disney West Side hosts a classic car show with a modern twist June 15-16, 2013. Featuring all things Cars, the event also showcases meet and greets with Disney/Pixar Cars and Cars 2 characters, a sock hop at Splitsville, select discounts on food and shopping, and more exciting entertainment for the whole family.

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‘Monsters University’ Fun Facts Part Two

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Walt Disney Studios and Pixar Animation Studios have provided us with even more fun facts from their upcoming prequel, Monsters University, which you can read below.

Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) was a little monster, he has dreamed of becoming a Scarer — and he knows better than anyone that the best Scarers come from Monsters University. But during his first semester at MU, Mike’s plans are derailed when he crosses paths with hotshot James P. Sullivan, ‘Sulley’ (voice of John Goodman), a natural-born Scarer. The pair’s out-of-control competitive spirit gets them both kicked out of the University’s elite Scare Program. To make matters worse, they realize they will have to work together, along with an odd bunch of misfit monsters, if they ever hope to make things right.

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E3: ‘Fantasia: Music Evolved’ for Xbox One Announced (Hi-Res Screenshots)

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Disney Interactive today announced that ‘Fantasia: Music Evolved,’ a breakthrough musical motion video game inspired by Disney’s classic animated film Fantasia, will be available for Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Kinect™ for Xbox 360® in 2014. Developed by Harmonix Music Systems, the world’s leading music and motion game developer, “Fantasia: Music Evolved” transports players to a breathtaking world where music and magic combine to transform extraordinary interactive landscapes in entirely new and creative ways!

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New Disney Arrivals at Hot Topic for June 4, 2013 (8 Items)

New Hot Topic arrivals for June 4, 2013 Below is a list of new items now available for purchase at Hot Topic. Clicking on a product’s image or description will launch the product’s page on Hot Topic 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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‘Planes’ New Poster, Video Game Trailer Released

Disney's 'Planes'Via its official Facebook page, Walt Disney Studios UK has released this new poster for Disney’s Planes from DisneyToon Studios. The poster features Dusty alongside Ripslinger and Rochelle with Colin Cowling in the distance.

Inspired by the world of Cars, Disney’s Planes is an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure featuring Dusty (voice of Dane Cook), a plane with dreams of competing as a high-flying air racer. But Dusty’s not exactly built for racing — and he happens to be afraid of heights. So he turns to a seasoned naval aviator who helps Dusty qualify to take on the defending champ of the race circuit. Dusty’s courage is put to the ultimate test as he aims to reach heights he never dreamed possible, giving a spellbound world the inspiration to soar.

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New Disney Store Arrivals for June 3, 2013 (48 Items)

New Disney Store arrivals and sales for June 3, 2013 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.

Newsies: The Broadway Musical Tote Newsies: The Broadway Musical Tote – $25.95Read all about Disney’s red hot production of Newsies: The Broadway Musical on our tabloid-style tote. Clever design presents all the headlines from the hit show in a period newspaper design on a satin covered handbag.
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Disney Cruise Line Rolling Duffle Disney Cruise Line Rolling Duffle – $19.95Keep holiday memories rolling along with this Disney Cruise Line Duffle. Featuring wheels and retractable handle, this spacious and versatile luggage is perfect for weekend getaways or your next Disney Cruise Line vacation.
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Monsters University Sheet Set Monsters University Sheet Set – $29.95Transform their room into a dorm with this Monsters University Sheet Set. Students Sulley and Mike spend all their time hanging out on this bright, fun bedding that will make it the coolest pad on campus.
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Mickey Mouse Polo Shirt for Men by Nike Golf Mickey Mouse Polo Shirt for Men by Nike Golf – $49.95You’ll always have more fun when you play a round with Mickey. Even under pressure, you’ll keep your cool with this Mickey Mouse Polo Shirt by Nike Golf, made with all-over mesh Dri-FIT fabric to help wick away sweat.
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Mickey Mouse Peek-A-Boo Hoodie for Adults - Walt Disney World Mickey Mouse Peek-A-Boo Hoodie for Adults – Walt Disney World – $44.95Mickey’s smiling face bursts from the front of this hooded sweatshirt to welcome you to Walt Disney World. The back completes the amusing illusion as Mickey pushes his head through for a peek-a-boo greeting!
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Sorcerer Mickey Giclée Sorcerer by Natalie Kennedy - Disneyland Sorcerer Mickey Giclée ”Sorcerer” by Natalie Kennedy – Disneyland – $120.00Sorcerer Mickey celebrates 2013 and The Happiest Place on Earth in this striking duotone. Available in a variety of formats, ”Sorcerer” captures artist Natalie Kennedy’s creative use of color and type for a print to grace any home.
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Newsies: The Broadway Musical Keychain Newsies: The Broadway Musical Keychain – $10.95Deliver the goods from Disney’s red hot production of Newsies: The Broadway Musical with our souvenir split ring keychain featuring four sparkling charms inspired by the hit stage show.
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Avengers Assemble Comforter Avengers Assemble Comforter – $59.95He’ll be able to rest easy knowing Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are protecting them. Thor, Captain America and Iron Man are together as Marvel’s Avengers assemble on this comforter that will make every bedtime an adventure.
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Grumpy Golf Towel Grumpy Golf Towel – $20.95Grumpy’s lost his grin on the greens (if he ever had one) for this soft, woven terrycloth towel that will look familiar to hot-tempered swingers everywhere!
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The Lion King: The Broadway Musical iPhone 5 Case The Lion King: The Broadway Musical iPhone 5 Case – $20.95Hear the roar of applause while using Mufasa’s artful iPhone 5 case, a souvenir of Disney’s theatrical hit The Lion King: The Broadway Musical. It’s sure to be a source of pride and protection for your iPhone 5.
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AFTER THE JUMP: More new items from DisneyStore.com

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Disney Increases Ticket Prices at Theme Parks; Charges More for Magic Kingdom

Effective tomorrow, June 2, 2013, your Disney Parks vacation is likely to get a bit more expensive, particularly if you haven’t yet purchased tickets. That’s because — as it should come as little surprise — the theme parks are once again raising the price of its admission.

Different this year, however, is that for a single day ticket, admission to the Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort is now more expensive than at its other three parks, at $95 per adult as opposed to $90 for the latter.

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LISTEN: ‘Roar’ From ‘Monsters University’ by Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia

'Monsters University' RoarAs we have reported previously, starting June 4, you can purchase the ‘Roar’ digital EP which features the title track from Monsters University along with remixes by MC Yogi and Style of Eye.

Today we get our first listen of the track courtesy, which you will find embedded below.

The ‘Roar’ track along with its remixes will be available for digital download on June 4 according to the listing, while the film’s soundtrack will be available June 18, just a few days prior to the film’s theatrical release on June 21.

 

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