‘Toy Story 4′ to be Directed by John Lasseter

Director John Lasseter works with members of his story team on Disney/Pixar's 'Toy Story 4,' a new chapter in the lives of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the "Toy Story" gang. The film is slated for release in 2017. (Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar) Photo by: Deborah Coleman / Pixar. ©2014 Disney?Pixar. All Rights Reserved.Slated for a June 16, 2017 release, Disney Chairman and CEO Robert I get today announced that ‘Toy Story 4′ is currently under development and is being directed by John Lasseter. The announcement was made during a press call discussing The Walt Disney Company’s fiscal year.

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‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘The Pirate Fairy’ and ‘Planes: Fire and Rescue’ Submitted for Oscar Consideration

As per the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, twenty animated films have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Category of the 87th Academy Awards. Among them are Big Hero 6 from Walt Disney Animation Studios and Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy and Planes: Fire and Rescue from Disney Toon Studios. Several of the films, however, have yet to complete their required
qualifying run in Los Angeles. Category rules dictate that at least eight eligible animated features must be theatrically released in Los Angeles County within the calendar year in order for the category to be activated, although that does not appear to be an issue at this point in time.

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WATCH: ‘McFarland, USA’ Trailer

L to R: Thomas Valles (Carlos Pratts) and Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner). Ph: Ron Phillips ©Disney 2015

Walt Disney Studios has just released its first trailer for McFarland, USA (February, 20, 2015), which you can find embedded below.

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REVIEW: ‘Big Hero 6: Baymax Blast’ for iOS Might Be Disney’s Best Movie Tie-In Yet

'Big Hero 6: Baymax Blast'When it comes to Disney and mobile apps, there are pretty much two things you can rely on: first is that there is almost always at least one tie-in app/game for a movie; second is that Disney Digital Books has consistently been releasing near flawless apps that go well above and beyond expectations. ‘Big Hero 6: Baymax Blast‘ betrays neither of these. In fact, I would go as far as to suggest that reading this review would be a mistake as it will take away from potential play time. Nonetheless, here it is.

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‘McFarland, USA’ First Images in High Resolution

L to R: Thomas Valles (Carlos Pratts) and Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner). Ph: Ron Phillips ©Disney 2015

Walt Disney Studios has provided us with high resolution versions of recently released stills from McFarland, USA (February 20, 2015). You can find them in our gallery embedded below.

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New ‘Big Hero 6′ Viral Site, ‘Baymax Hero Lab’

'Baymax Hero Lab'Walt Disney Studios and Disney Animation Studios have launched a new micro-site in support of Big Hero 6 (Nov 7, 2014), titled ‘Baymax Hero Lab.’ Via a series of questions and fun interactive activities such as a Big Hero 6-themed memory game and plugging the leaks in Baymax, the site aims to give you a super hero identity along with identifying your super power and teaming you up with one of the Big Hero 6 team members.

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WATCH: ‘Big Hero 6′ Baymax Meet & Greet Character Debuts at Tokyo Film Festival

'Big Hero 6' Baymax Teaser PosterWalt Disney Animation Studio’s Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014) held the prestigious honor of opening the Tokyo International Film Festival last night and to celebrate the occasion, Baymax himself was in attendance at the red carpet event. You can watch some footage from his international debut embedded below, along with a special message from the inflatable nursing robot himself.

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‘Big Hero 6′ New Stills in High Res

Pictured (L-R): GoGo Tomago, Wasabi, Honey Lemon. ©2014 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Walt Disney Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios have provided us with high resolution versions of newly released stills from Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014). The new stills, which feature the team — both in and out of uniform — as well as a private moment between Aunt Cass and Hiro, have been added to the beginning of our gallery of stills from the film, which you can find embedded below.

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‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Teaser Poster in High Resolution

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Teaser PosterIn honor of the release of the first teaser trailer for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron (May 1, 2015), Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have provided us with the first teaser poster for the film in high resolution.

Marvel Studios presents Avengers: Age of Ultron, the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

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‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Trailer to Premiere During ‘Agents of SHIELD’ on October 28

Teasing a special announcement at the end of tonight’s episode of ‘Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD,’ Marvel today announced that it will finally be releasing the trailer for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron during next week’s television episode. The trailer has previously only been shown to attendees of the Hall H panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con and to a small room at the Marvel Unlimited Plus members-only event at New York Comic-Con.

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