Disney/Pixar’s Finding Dory reunites everyone’s favourite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Known for his viral magic videos on Vine, Internet star Zach King (currently appearing on CBS’s ‘The Amazing Race’) also has a cameo in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia (March 4, 2016), in which he lends his voice to a very sneaky wolf being held in a Zootopia PD cell.
Walt Disney Studios Japan has released a new music video for Zootopia featuring ‘Try Everything’ as performed by Dream Ami, who also provides the voice of Gazelle in the Japan version of the film. You can watch the video which features new footage (including the Frozen Easter egg first reported by Stitch Kingdom) embedded below.
As highlighted earlier today on ABC’s ‘Good Morning America,’ Disney’s newest princess is Elena of Avalor, a 16 year old latina princess who is destined to rule the land of Avalor. At this year’s New York International Toy Fair, we previewed new lines of dolls, toys and role play outfits and accessories from companies such as Hasbro, JAKKS Pacific and Just Play, which you can explore today in both photos as well as videos.
Face it, there is no escaping of Frozen, even for the citizens of Disney’s Zootopia (March 4, 2016). We had already reported earlier this year that Kristen Bell had a cameo voicing Priscilla the Sloth from the DMV, but earlier tonight, we released several new high-res stills from the film and it didn’t take Stitch Kingdom reader Ashley Boh long to find a tribute to the film in the panoramic shot of Tundra Town.
— Ashley Boh Art (@ashleybohart) February 18, 2016
Walt Disney Animation Studios has provided us with several all new, previously unreleased stills from its upcoming film, Zootopia (March 4, 2016), which you can find embedded in our new gallery below, containing our current collection of images from the film.
At the 2016 New York International Toy Fair, TOMY previewed some of the toys it will be releasing this fall in support of Zootopia (March 4, 2016). Among the new items shown were new action figure packs such as Chief Bogo with ‘mouse criminal’ and Flash the Sloth with an unnamed mouse character. In addition, new play sets were introduced as well as a plush version of Gazelle ($24.99) that plays ‘Try Everything’ as performed by the character’s voice actor, Shakira. Also shown was Judy’s Carrot Recorder and Badge ($14.99) role play accessory set which records up to 10 seconds for playback.
In response to an inquiry to Walt Disney Animation Studios, we were told that it’s very likely that the studio will be releasing a brand new short in 2016. This is, of course, good news. However it appears that the unidentified short is currently in production and so the studio is aiming for a release alongside Moana (November 23, 2016), so we won’t be seeing a short with Zootopia which, according to the BBFC, clocks in at just over 108 minutes in length.
However, speaking of Zootopia….
An all-new animated short ‘LEGO® Star Wars: The Resistance Rises – Poe to the Rescue’ featuring popular heroes and villains from Star Wars: The Force Awakens will premiere on Disney XD, Monday, February 15 at 8:00 pm ET/PT.
‘Poe to the Rescue’ is the first episode in ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises,’ a series of all-new animated shorts that take place prior to the First Order’s attack on Jakku and tell never-before-told stories including Kylo Ren, Han Solo, Finn, Rey, BB-8, Maz Kanata and more.
Hasbro offered the world its first look at upcoming dolls in support of Disney’s Moana (November 23, 2016). The image shown here came from Hasbro’s investors day presentation, one day before the New York International Toy Fair is slated to begin. Pictured here are dolls representing Moana herself as well as Maui.
Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast South Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped — and no one today knows why.