Soccer-Themed ‘Mickey Mouse’ Short to Air Completely in Portuguese

(DISNEY CHANNEL) MICKEY MOUSEA special soccer-themed episode of the Emmy Award-winning ‘Mickey Mouse’ series of shorts, ‘O Futebol Classico’ will premiere on Friday, June 6 at 7:55 pm ET/PT.  In the comedic cartoon — which is presented entirely in Portuguese — spectator Mickey must use his quick-wit to find a way to watch a popular soccer championship.

The short will be available on WATCHDisneyChannel.com, the WATCH Disney Channel app for smartphones and tablets, Disney.com and iTunes the day after the linear premiere.

 

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‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ New Stills

(L-R): Blackout, Dynamite, Windlifter, and Dipper. ©2014 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Walt Disney Studios and DisneyToon Studios have provided us with newly released stills from Planes: Fire & Rescue (July 18, 2014), which have been added to the beginning of our gallery 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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‘Lucky Duck’ Disney Junior Original Movie to Premiere June 20

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Broadway and television stars Christian Borle, Megan Hilty and Tom Cavanaugh lead the voice cast of the animated Lucky Duck, the first Disney Junior Original Movie. Geared towards kids age 2-7 and their families, the adventure at sea tells the story of a trio of misfit tub toys in search of the kids who will love them just the way they are. Lucky Duck premieres Friday, June 20 on Disney Junior at 7:00 pm ET/PT and Saturday, June 21 on Disney Channel at 9:00 am ET/PT. It will be also available for verified users on the WATCH Disney Junior app for smartphones and tablets and on WATCHDisneyJunior.com beginning Friday, June 6.

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‘Sofia the First: The Enchanted Feast’ with Snow White on DVD August 5

'Sofia the First: The Enchanted Feast' on DVDWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that ‘Sofia the First: The Enchanted Feast’ which featured Snow White will be released on DVD on August 5, 2014.

In the episode, the wicked fairy, Miss Nettle (voiced by guest star Megan Mullally), disguises herself as a powerful sorceress and attempts to steal Sofia’s magical amulet. With the help of Snow White, Sofia must learn to trust her instincts and speak up when she suspects someone is not who or what they say they are. It features an original song titled ‘All You Desire’ as performed by Sascha the sorceress.

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‘Sleeping Beauty: Diamond Edition’ on Blu-ray in October with Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes

'Sleeping Beauty: Diamond Edition' on Blu-rayWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that Sleeping Beauty: Diamond Edition will be available to own on Blu-ray on October 7, 2014. It will also be available in Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere same day.

The 2-Disc Diamond Edition Blu-ray Superset (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy) contains digitally restored picture and sound, a digital copy of the film, and a variety of magical new bonus features, including ‘Once Upon A Parade,’ in which ‘Modern Family’ star Sarah Hyland tells us the tale of Walt Disney World’s new ‘Festival Of Fantasy Parade,’ ‘Art of Evil: Generations Of Disney Villains,’ a legacy piece spotlighting Disney’s favorite villain animator and Maleficent creator Marc Davis, and ‘@DisneyAnimation: Artists in Motion,’ in which Walt Disney Animation Visual Development artist Brittney Lee goes through the process of creating a three dimensional sculpture of Maleficent, completely out of paper.

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‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ Fun Facts

'Planes: Fire & Rescue' © DisneyWalt Disney Studios and DisneyToon Studios have provided us with some ‘fun facts’ for their upcoming film, Planes: Fire & Rescue (July 18, 2014), which you can find 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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‘Tarzan,’ ‘Hercules,’ ‘Bedknobs & Broomsticks’ and More on Blu-ray in August

'Tarzan' on Blu-rayAhead of any official announcements, Amazon has begun listing several Disney films slated for a blu-ray release on August 12, 2014. While the domestic version of the site currently lists dates for just a couple of the titles on DVD format, Amazon Canada is being more forthcoming about the titles and the release date — if they are indeed correct.

The complete list of titles expected to be released on August 12 (so far) are: Tarzan; Hercules; The Adventures Of Ichabod And Mr. Toad; Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers (10th Anniversary); and Bedknobs And Broomsticks: Special Edition.

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PHOTO: CG Models for Disney’s ‘Aristocats II’

Thomas O'Malley and Marie CG models for 'Aristocats 2' In late 2005, Disney’s DisneyToon Studios (then the king of direct-to-home-video sequels) began development on a sequel to the 1970 animated classic, The Aristocats. Although some storyboards have been passed around the internet, little appears to be known about the canceled project and based on what is known, there’s probably a very good reason for it.

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‘The Legacy Collection’ to Celebrate Disney Anniversaries with Previously Unreleased Music, Documentaries

'The Legacy Collection: The Lion King'Walt Disney Records’ newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, will celebrate the anniversaries of Disney’s most cherished and classic properties that have been enchanting audiences for generations. Through 2015, Walt Disney Records will celebrate 12 anniversaries including Pinocchio (75th), Fantasia (75th), Cinderella (65th), Lady and the Tramp (60th), Sleeping Beauty (55th), Mary Poppins (50th), The Lion King (20th) and Toy Story (20th), among others.

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‘Little Mermaid,’ ‘Lion King’ on Limited Edition Vinyl Picture Discs Exclusively at Hot Topic

Limited Edition Soundtracks on Vinyl from Hot TopicHot Topic is the exclusive retailer for newly released limited edition vinyl LPs featuring the soundtracks of Disney animated classics The Little Mermaid and The Lion King.

The picture disc for The Little Mermaid features Ariel and Flounder on one side while Ursula is featured on the reverse; the reverse side for The Lion King features the iconic moment in which Rafiki presents baby Simba to the animal kingdom.

 

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