Today in a special video message from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII, director J.J. Abrams announced the creation of ‘Star Wars: Force for Change,’ a brand new Star Wars initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm in collaboration with Bad Robot dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems. The first Star Wars: Force for Change campaign will raise funds and awareness for the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) Innovation Labs and its innovative programs that are benefiting the world’s most vulnerable children.
Walt Disney Studios UK has released a new behind-the-scenes featurette from Maleficent (May 30, 2014), titled ‘On the Battlefield.’ In the featurette, the cast and crew go on site for the filming of the great battle between the Moors (headed by Maleficent) and King Henry’s army.
Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have released the second trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy (August 1, 2014) which will debuted exclusively on the official Facebook page earlier today. You can find the trailer embedded below.
Marvel has offered up a sneak peek of the full trailer for its Guardians of the Galaxy (August 1, 2014) which will debut exclusively on the official Facebook page this upcoming Monday, May 19 at 1:00 pm ET. Until then, you can check out the teaser video embedded below.
Gushing over the concept art for Maleficent over and over? Guilty. The official Evil is the New Black blog, which gave us our first doses of the concept art (see the growing gallery embedded below), has now posted yet another image seen here which features Maleficent as she approaches King Stefan’s castle. Perhaps most interesting, however, is that the castle itself appears to take some direction from another castle: Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland, which was so-named not because of its resemblance to any structure in the 1959 animated film, but simply to promote the film (well before it opened, no less).
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that DreamWorks’ Need for Speed will be available to own on Blu-ray, Digital HD and On Demand on August 5, 2014.
Based on the most successful racing video game franchise ever with over 140 million copies sold, DreamWorks Pictures’ Need for Speed captures the thrills of the game in a real-world setting. An exciting return to the great car-culture films of the 1960s and ‘70s, when authenticity brought a new level of intensity to the action, Need for Speed taps into what makes the American myth of the open road so enticing.
Walt Disney Studios has released a new clip from Maleficent (May 30, 2014), titled ‘In The Clouds.’ In the clip, which can be found embedded below, you can catch a glimpse at what Maleficent enjoys doing most — soaring through and above the Moors with the aid of her incredible wings.
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment today announced the Blu-ray and Disney Movies Anywhere release of Muppets Most Wanted: Unnecessarily Extended Edition on August 12, 2014. The home edition of the Muppets comedy will feature three different cuts: the Original Theatrical Cut, the Statler and Waldorf Cut and The Unnecessarily Extended Cut, featuring 12 minutes of exclusive scenes not shown in theaters.
Additional bonus material includes: the laugh-out-loud gag reel, ‘The Longer, Longest Blooper Reel in Muppets History;’ ‘Rizzo’s Biggest Fan’ featurette; and the music video for ‘I Can Give You What You Want’ performed by Bret McKenzie.
Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have provided us with the final theatrical poster for Guardians of the Galaxy (August 1, 2014) in high resolution. Additionally they have announced that a new trailer will be released exclusively on Facebook on the movie’s official page on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 1 pm ET/10 am PT, accompanied by a live Q&A with the cast including Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, and Director James Gunn.