‘Lava’ Musical Short to Open Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ (Hi-Res Poster)

'Lava' from Disney/PixarWalt Disney Studios and Pixar Animation Studios have announced that a brand new Pixar short, Lava, will premiere and open before Inside Out in theaters beginning June 19, 2015. It will be directed by James Ford Murphy and has the following synopsis:

Inspired by the isolated beauty of tropical islands and the explosive allure of ocean volcanoes, Lava is a musical love story that takes place over millions of years.

Along with the news of the new short, Pixar has also released the official title treatment for Pete Docter’s Inside Out whose full synopsis is as follows:

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Disney Junior ‘Pirate and Princess: Power of Doing Good’ Event Tour Kicks Off in July

Disney Junior 'Pirate and Princess: Power of Doing Good'‘Pirate and Princess: Power of Doing Good,’ a pro-social touring event to introduce kids age 2-7 to the value of doing good, including caring for nature and animals and helping others, will begin Thursday, July 17 in Philadelphia before carrying on to Washington D.C., New York, Chicago, Houston, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Designed for kids and families, the tour is sponsored by Disney Junior, ASPCA, Youth Service America (YSA), National Wildlife Federation and First Book. Although the event is free, tickets are required and are available now at disneyjunior.thundertix.com.

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WATCH: ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ Clip, ‘Perfectly Good Airplane’

'Planes: Fire & Rescue' Teaser PosterWalt Disney Studios and DisneyToon Studios have released a new clip for their upcoming film, Planes: Fire & Rescue (July 18, 2014) titled ‘Perfectly Good Airplane,’ which you can find embedded below. In the clip, the Piston Peak Air Attack team goes in action as they fight the forest fire.

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WATCH: ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ Clip, ‘Needle Drop’

'Planes: Fire & Rescue' Teaser PosterWalt Disney Studios and DisneyToon Studios have released a new clip for their upcoming film, Planes: Fire & Rescue (July 18, 2014) titled ‘Needle Drop,’ which you can find embedded below. In the clip, Dusty gets his first look at the Piston Peak Air Attack team as they prepare to fight their next fire.

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‘Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man’ New Season Teams Up with Avengers, Miles Morales and More

(DISNEY XD) LOGOMarvel’s most popular super hero, Spider-Man, swings into a new season in ‘Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors,’ premiering Sunday, August 31 at 9:00 am ET/PT on Disney XD’s Marvel Universe programming block.

The new season begins with Spider-Man accepting an invitation to become an Avenger. Alongside Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow and Falcon. Accompanied by Nova, Iron Fist, Power Man and White Tiger, Spider-Man and the team take on dangerous S.H.I.E.L.D. missions and encounter some of their most thrilling adventures yet.

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‘Gravity Falls’ New Season Premieres August 1; Guest Stars Include Mark Hamill, Patton Oswalt

MABEL, DIPPER (DISNEY CHANNEL)Season two of Disney’s popular animated comedy series ‘Gravity Falls,’ starring Jason Ritter and Kristen Schaal as Dipper and Mabel Pines, twins who spend the summer with their eccentric Great Uncle Stan (aka Grunkle Stan) will debuts Friday, August 1 at 9:00 pm ET/PT on Disney Channel and on Disney XD on August 4 at 9:00 pm ET/PT. Future new episodes will then debut on Disney XD with subsequent airings on Disney Channel.

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WATCH: ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ Extended Trailer

'Planes: Fire & Rescue' Teaser PosterWalt Disney Studios and DisneyToon Studios have released an extended trailer for their upcoming film, Planes: Fire & Rescue (July 18, 2014), which you can find embedded below.

From the world of Cars soars Planes: Fire & Rescue, a new comedy-adventure featuring a quirky crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire. When world famous air racer Dusty (Dane Cook) learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of wildfire air attack. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his courageous air attack team, including spirited super scooper Lil’ Dipper (Julie Bowen), heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter, ex-military transport Cabbie and a lively bunch of brave all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire, and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero.

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LISTEN: ‘All In’ by Brad Paisley from ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’

'Planes: Fire & Rescue' Teaser PosterWalt Disney Studios and DisneyToon Studios have shared this first listen to ‘All In’ as written and performed by country music star Brad Paisley, from its upcoming film, Planes: Fire & Rescue (July 18, 2014). You can find part of the song — as well as new accompanying footage — embedded below.

‘All In’ is one of two songs on the original motion picture soundtrack performed by Paisley, the other being one titled ‘Runaway Romance,’ which was co-written by director Bobs Gannaway and Danny Jacob (arguably best known for his work on ‘Phineas and Ferb’).  Paisley has described ‘All In’ as a tribute to his father, a once assistant chief to his local volunteer fire department, as well as an EMT.

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‘Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars’ to Premiere July 26; Disney XD ‘Star Wars’ Night in August

(DISNEY XD) FERB, PHINEASAn adventure and action-filled television special, ‘Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars’ is set to premiere on Disney Channel on Saturday, July 26 at 9:00 pm ET/PT. The story is set a couple summers ago in a galaxy far, far away when Phineas, Ferb and the gang are in a parallel universe during Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Iconic Star Wars characters Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2 are featured in this special programming event. A first look will be available to verified WATCH Disney Channel users and Disney XD On Demand a week prior on July 19.

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REVIEW: ‘The 7D Mine Train’ Game for Apple iPhone and iPad

'The 7D Mine Train'On July 7, Disney XD will premiere the newest animated comedy series from Disney Television Animation, ‘The 7D,’ a contemporary take on the lives of the legendary seven dwarfs in the town of Jollywood, who live to serve Queen Delightful while foiling the schemes of Grim and Hildy Gloom.

To celebrate the new series, Disney Digital Books today released ‘The 7D Mine Cart‘ game for Apple iPhone, iPad and other iOS devices. We were invited by Disney to preview the app which gave us some extra time to play with and explore it fully.

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