East meets West in a classic love triangle set against the cross-town school rivalry between the East High Wildcats and West High Knights, in “High School Musical 4,” the fourth story in the celebrated franchise that became a cultural sensation, fueled unprecedented digital music downloads and underscored the strength of Disney Channel and Radio Disney’s connection to kids, tweens and families. (more…)
Complete with several disclaimers, Ain’t It Cool News has published this article on the long awaited sequel, highlighting various plot points that may or may not turn out to be true. Spoilers are obviously included.
Miley’s co-star Mitchel Musso dishes to MTV on the caliber of guest stars to appear in the new film. The tight-lipped Musso only names Disney stars pal Taylor Swift but goes on to say, “I hate hiding it. I’m saying big, feature film stars and big musicians” – and not necessarily of the Disney variety either. See the article here.
LOS ANGELES, March 1 (Reuters) – Teen idols the Jonas Brothers got beaten up by a pistol-packing granny at the weekend box office in North America, failing to live up to the hype generated by their concert movie. (more…)
MediumAtLarge.net, the official blog for the NY Comic Con (February 6 – 8 ) has announced that as part of the weekend festivities, it will offer a screening of the first fifty minutes of Disney/Pixar’s UP. The screening will be hosted by director Pete Docter and producer Jonas Rivera.
For those unable to attend the convention, be sure to visit Stitch Kingdom for blogging and exciting in-depth news on the world of Disney in tv and film as well as comics.
Here’s an edited down version of the initial trailer for UP. It’s also purported to be the ad Disney will run during the Super Bowl to promote the film:
Please enjoy this 45 second diversion featuring Carl and Russell, the stars of Disney/Pixar’s newest venture UP
The Hollywood Reporter reports on the winners of the 36th Annual Annie awards for animation held Friday night in Los Angeles. It was DreamWorks’ Kung Fu Panda that did the cleaning last night picking up a total of 10 awards including best animated feature, that’s even more than the previous best feature winner, Pixar’s Ratatouille. Kung Fu even took the award for the best animated short for the bonus Secrets of the Furious Five included on the DVD.
MTV has made available an online video of the superbowl ad promoting the new film Race to Witch Mountain. See it here.
According to an MTV report, Confessions of a Shopaholic, debuting in theaters February 13, will feature planted billboard advertisements in New York City’s Times Square for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time as well as another upcoming Disney release, G-Force. According to MTV, this will be the first time anywhere the artwork will be seen.