Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Official Synopsis

Quicksilver/Pietro Maximoff (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) Ph: Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have graciously provided us with the first official synopsis for Marvel’s upcoming Avengers sequel, Age of Ultron, in theaters on May 1, 2015:

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Disney, ‘Star Wars,’ Marvel and ABC Television Panel Details for 2014 New York Comic-Con

Via the official app, New York Comic-Con has released the full panel schedule for the upcoming 2014 New York Comic-Con. Below, we have compiled information on all of the official panels covering the Disney universes of Disney, Star Wars, Marvel and ABC television. Please note that all information below was hand-typed and may contain typographical errors, so be sure to compare with the schedule for exact information. Also, it should go without saying that the schedule is subject to change and may not in fact be complete. On that note, it’s only fair to point out that the one ABC series that is on the schedule, ‘Forever,’ is being done so courtesy of co-producers Warner Bros. Television. We will attempt to update this article as much as possible.

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‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ on Blu-ray in November with All New Short, Deleted Scenes and More

'Planes: Fire & Rescue' Blu-rayWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced Planes: Fire & Rescue will be available to own on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital on November 4, 2014.

This heart-pumping comedy-adventure features a dynamic crew of elite aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire.  When world famous air racer Dusty Crophopper learns that he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting.  Dusty joins forces with a team of veteran firefighters and together, they battle a massive fire and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero.

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Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6: Battle in the Bay’ Coming Soon to Nintendo DS and 3DS

'Big Hero 6: Battle in the Bay'GameMill Entertainment has assembled the heroes from Disney’s upcoming movie Big Hero 6 for an action-adventure platforming video game of the same name. Developed by 1st Playable Productions, this new Big Hero 6 title will invite fans to explore the fast-paced action and lighthearted humor of the movie on the Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ handheld systems later this year. Now available for pre-order.

Set after the events of the film, the game follows robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada and his like-minded friends turned heroes — Baymax, GoGo Tomago, Wasabi, Honey Lemon and Fred — as they attempt to save the city of San Fransokyo from a battlebot invasion. The adventurous gameplay is brought to life with vibrant comic-style storytelling that gives players control of the stars of the film in this action-packed combat platformer.

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‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’ New Stills (Hi-Res)

Jennifer Garner, Kerris Dorsey and Ed Oxenbould. Photo by: Dale Robinette. ©2014 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Walt Disney Studios has provided us with new high resolution photos from Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (October 10, 2014), which you will find in our new gallery embedded below.

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‘Big Hero 6′ Four New Hi-Res Stills Featuring Baymax, Yokai

Pictured: Baymax. ©2014 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Walt Disney Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios have provided us with high resolution versions a recently released stills which feature Baymax and Hiro as well as the film’s villain, Yokai, from their upcoming film, Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014). The photo, seen left, has also been added to the beginning of our gallery of stills from the film, which you can find embedded below.

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WATCH: ‘Maleficent’ Bonus Feature, ‘Aurora: Becoming a Beauty’ Clip

'Maleficent' on Blu-rayWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released a clip from one of the bonus features of Maleficent, available to own on November 4, 2014. The clip is from the bonus feature titled ‘Aurora: Becoming a Beauty’ and features Elle Fanning as she talks about her attraction to the character and role of Aurora. You can find the clip embedded below.

After enchanting audiences around the world and grossing more than $700 million in worldwide box office, this live-action, fantasy adventure casts a wondrous new spell on Blu-ray and Digital HD, featuring stunning high definition picture and sound, plus spellbinding, all-new bonus features, including several deleted scenes and behind-the-scenes featurettes that take viewers deeper behind the scenes of the filmmaking magic.

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WATCH: ‘Big Hero 6′ First Clip, ‘Hiro Meets Baymax’

'Big Hero 6' Teaser PosterAfter making its debut during ‘The Story of Frozen: Making An Animated Classic,’ Walt Disney Animation Studios has released the first official clip from its upcoming film, Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014). The clip, in which Hiro meets nurse robot Baymax for the first time (or ‘Diagnosis: Puberty’), can be found embedded below. The clip originally premiered for an audience during the film’s panel at this past summer’s San Diego Comic-Con.

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‘Frozen’ New Animated Short, ‘Frozen Fever’ on Horizon

(ABC/Ron Tom) JENNIFER LEE, CHRIS BUCKDuring tonight’s primetime special, ‘The Story of Frozen: Making An Animated Classic,’ the Walt Disney Company outlined future plans for the franchise, confirming some long withstanding rumors as well as brand new information on how the company plans on building on the successes of the wildly popular film, in addition to the already confirmed Broadway musical production, Disney On Ice’s Frozen on Ice and the upcoming book series from Random House.

 

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REVIEW: ‘The Story of Frozen: Making An Animated Classic’

(ABC/Ron Tom) JENNIFER LEE, CHRIS BUCKLater tonight, at 8:00 pm ET/PT, the ABC television network will air ‘The Story of Frozen: Making an Animated Classic,’ an hour-long special that promises to go behind-the-scenes of what Disney refers to as the most successful animated film at all time.

ABC has provided us with a screener of the television special and we are pleased to report that it was (for the most part) an absolute joy to watch from start to finish. Narrated by Josh Gad (voice of Olaf), the special incorporates interviews with stars Kristen Bell (Anna), Idina Menzel (Elsa) and Jonathan Goff (Kristoff/’Sven’) along with co-directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, character lead animators Becky Bresee (Anna), Wayne Unten (Elsa), Hyrum Osmond (Olaf), Brittney Lee, producer Peter Del Vecho and John Lasseter.

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