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Finding Fairytales: Predicting the Next Film from Disney Animation

Disney Renaissance Movies

What do Beauty and the Beast (1991), Aladdin (1992), The Lion King (1994), and Frozen all have in common? They were staples of Disney animation that earned billions at the box office. Right now, Disney has entered what some call its “Flop Era,” and Walt Disney Animation Studio is having a severe identity crisis. As Wish (2023) pushes things into more of a slow-burn territory, the studio’s ...

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Disney Reveals Plan To Recreate ‘Harry Potter’ With ‘Frozen 3′

Harry Potter and Frozen

There was a time after Frozen was released when you could not escape “Let It Go”. Now, it seems Disney aren’t about to let Frozen go with its new multi-movie franchise plan. Related: The Best Disney End Credit Songs, Ranked Frozen (2013) has become crucial to Disney’s contemporary success after its surprising popularity among younger audiences when it debuted. The ...

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Fan Asks Disney for 10 Classic Films’ Restorations

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A writer from, Austin Allison, has started an unofficial campaign encouraging Disney to keep its 4K film restoration schedule going with the addition of at least 10 more animated movies to its restoration roster. Disney fans were already pleased when they learned that Disney was providing audiences with an updated and more vibrant version of the 1950 animated movie Cinderella, ...

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‘The Challenges Are Greater Than I Anticipated’ Iger Gets Brutally Honest About Disney’s Films

Iger admits Disney films have been disappointing

Now that Disney CEO Bob Iger has decided to stay with the company through 2026, he realizes that some work must be done. In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box, Iger admitted that Disney’s recent output of films has been “disappointing,” and there is still work to be done to bring the Walt Disney Studios back to profitability. Disappointing Returns ...

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‘The Emperor’s New Groove’ Producer Passes Away, Aged 73

Randy Fullmer Dies

Walt Disney Studios animator and producer of films like The Emperor’s New Groove (2000) and Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Randy Fullmer, has passed away at 73. Credited with bridging the technological gap in animation between the 90s and ’00s, Fullmer’s artistic talents have been the driving force behind some of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ most beloved films. Randy Fullmer’s Legacy ...

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Greed Nearly Destroyed Disney’s Relationship with Robin Williams

Greed Nearly Destroy Disney's Relationship with Robin Williams

With all due respect to Academy Award winner Will Smith, voice actor Dan Castellaneta, and the dozens who have played a role in the musical, there is only one Genie, Robin Williams. For those who don’t remember, he was a sheer force on the screen, unique in every possible way. You didn’t direct him so much as wind him up ...

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Josh Gad Faces Backlash After Defending Disney’s Posthumous Use of Robin Williams’ Voice

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Earlier today, Disney Legend and Frozen star Josh Gad revealed that the late Robin Williams was brought back to life, so to speak, to reprise his Genie role in the new Disney short called Once Upon a Studio.  Robin Williams and His Controversial Return At first, responses to this news — particularly since the short was using “previously unheard audio” that Robin Williams ...

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The Original ‘Tinker Bell’ Returns to Neverland

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If there’s one thing that Disney fans always love, it’s a classic Disney icon like Roy Disney or a Disney Legend like Jodi Benson. Many Disney fans want to feel a stronger connection to the Walt Disney Company and its history, as if they were able to speak directly to Walt Disney himself — but there are still some people ...

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‘Game of Thrones’ Characters Undergo Fascinating Disney Makeovers

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These days, AI (Artificial Intelligence) has been all the rage among Internet users. AI might still be very controversial when it comes to its real-world application, but Disney fans, Youtubers, graphic designers, and TikTokers have been having a grand time playing with AI rendering tools to reimagine their favorite Disney characters. So far, we’ve seen some very surprising results when ...

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Is Disney Replacing Its Animators With AI? The Truth May Be Scary

Disney Replacing Animators with AI

It’s no secret that Disney has been having some problems settling on a contract with its Cast Members. Walt Disney World Cast Members have been working without a contract since last October and, more recently, rejected a contract offer from Disney. CEO Bob Iger has also recently announced massive layoffs at the Walt Disney Company. It would appear to be ...

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