At its annual holiday preview tour in New York City, Disney Consumer Products today shared the first look at some upcoming toys in support of Big Hero 6 from Walt Disney Animation Studios.
Disney Television Animation has begun production on ‘Pickle & Peanut,’ a buddy-comedy series about two unlikely friends – an emotional pickle and a freewheeling peanut – voiced by Jon Heder and Johnny Pemberton respectively.
Scheduled for a fall 2015 premiere on Disney XD, ‘Pickle & Peanut’ employs an innovative mix of 2-D animation and live-action clips to tell the small-town adventures of two underdogs who dream up plans to be anything but ordinary. The series was created by Noah Z. Jones and developed by Joel Trussell. Both Jones and Trussell serve as executive producers. Mark Rivers is the story editor.
Walt 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:
‘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.
Walt 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.
Walt 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.
Marvel’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.
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.
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.
Walt 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.