‘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:

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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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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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Disneynature’s ‘Bears’ on Blu-ray on August 12

Disneynature 'Bears' on Blu-rayWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has now confirmed the recent listing on Amazon for an August 12 release of Disneynature’s Bears on a 2-disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack. The title will also be released same-day on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere.

To celebrate the in-home debut of Bears, Disneynature is proud to continue the conservation program initiated with the film’s theatrical release. For every purchase of the movie through August 19, 2014, Disneynature will make a donation through the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund to the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, to further protect and conserve endangered or threatened wildlife and wild places as well as enhance field research across more than 2.9 million acres of National Park Service land.

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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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‘Big Hero 6′ Character Key Art Unveiled at Annecy Film Festival

'Big Hero 6' Character Key ArtEarlier today — or yesterday, technically — Walt Disney Animation Studios presented at the annual Annecy Film Festival in France. As part of the presentation, WDAS premiered the short Feast which will play ahead of Big Hero 6 in theaters on November 7, 2014. In addition, Big Hero 6 and Disney/Pixar’s upcoming film Inside Out were also previewed in front of audiences.

As part of the celebration’s decor were colorful blocks which featured key art from all of the upcoming and recent projects from both Walt Disney Animation Studios and Disney/Pixar. David Gilson, an illustrator in France, took to his Instagram to share images of these blocks which include key art of all the Big Hero 6 team: Wasabi, Hiro, Go Go Tomago, Honey Lemon, Fred (in Fredzilla form) and, of course, Baymax.

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‘Big Hero 6′ Baymax and Hiro Teaser Poster (Hi-Res)

'Big Hero 6' Teaser PosterThe second of two recently released teaser posters for Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014), Walt Disney Animation Studios has provided us with a high resolution version of what is dubbed ‘battle of the bulge’ featuring Hiro and his trusty, inflatable robot pal, Baymax. To our knowledge, this is currently the highest resolution found anywhere.

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‘Big Hero 6′ Baymax Character Poster (Hi-Res)

'Big Hero 6' Baymax Teaser PosterWalt Disney Animation Studios have provided us with a high resolution version of one of their newly released teaser posters for Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014), featuring Hiro’s inflatable robot pal, Baymax.

With all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Big Hero 6 is an action-packed comedy adventure about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius — thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tamago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot unfolding in the streets of San Fransokyo, Hiro turns to his closest companion — a cutting-edge robot named Baymax — and transforms the group into a band of high-tech heroes determined to solve the mystery.

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Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie Join ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Cast

Walt Disney Studios and Lucasfilm have announced that Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o  and Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth from HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’) have joined the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII, in theaters on December 18, 2015.

The two join fellow actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson and Max von Sydow, along with the original stars of the Saga Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker in the new film.

 

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