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First Look at Disney’s Sci-Fi African Animated Series

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It was during an Investors Day event that Disney fans were first told that a brand new sci-fi project was in the works at Walt Disney Animation Studios, and it will be set in a futuristic Africa. A few years later, we finally got our first look. It is called Iw√°j√ļ, and it is a new series made in collaboration ...

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Fan Shares Surprising Theory About ‘Peter Pan’ and ‘Alice in Wonderland’

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Disney fans and Marvel fans are never coming up short when it comes to conspiracy theories or fanmade theories about their favorite Disney characters, Pixar characters, or Marvel characters. Now, one Disney fan has shared a particularly intriguing theory involving Wendy Darling’s mother in the 1953 movie Peter Pan and the character Alice from the 1951 movie Alice in Wonderland! ...

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Wealthy Disney Characters Valued Well Beyond Their Net Worth

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Walt Disney Entertainment has produced a wealth of characters throughout the years, many of whom have actively produced their very own wealth on screen. And while many of us may admittedly feel compelled to evaluate portrayals of rich folk with more objectionability than we would the meeker underdogs we love for what they lack (and make up for), Disney somehow ...

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Pixar Announces New Movie ‘Elemental’

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Pixar‘s recent movie¬†Turning Red¬†might not have impressed all of its viewers, but Pixar Animation Studios is pushing forward nonetheless with another new animated movie! Concept art, a plot summary, and a release date have all been announced for the upcoming Pixar and Disney film¬†Elemental. The plot summary of this new Pixar movie reads as follows: “In a city where fire, ...

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Female Disney Animators Discuss Workplace Culture

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The Disney movie Raya and the Last Dragon has received multiple awards for its animation, voice acting, and overall quality. To Disney fans, an animated movie might seem easier than a live-action film; however, writers, technologists, and artists at Disney Animation put in a lot of work, especially because a lot of Raya and the Last Dragon was made from home ...

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‘Encanto’ Animators Discuss the Details Behind Bruno

The Oscar-nominated animated feature Encanto has been breaking records left and right, particularly when it comes to the hit song “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” (which has actually surpassed the popularity of both “Let It Go” and “A Whole New World”), and Walt Disney Animation Studios animators have just shared some insight into how they designed the song’s namesake! Disney ...

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“Awkwafina‚Äôs Very Expressive”: How the Actress Inspired Sisu in ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’

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Disney animators are known for taking inspiration from the actors who voice the characters being animated (with one notable example being the distinct mannerisms that were copied from actress Eartha Kitt and used for her Emperor’s New Groove¬†character Yzma), and that pattern apparently continued behind the scenes on the animated Disney movie¬†Raya and the Last Dragon from 2021! Awkwafina, the ...

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Disney Animation Shares Original Test Footage of ‘Cinderella’

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It’s the Disney princess Cinderella’s 72nd anniversary today, February 15, and Disney Animation has chosen to honor this beloved princess character by sharing some glimpses of the “pencil test footage” that was used behind the scenes by inspiring Walt Disney animators to create the iconic ballroom dance between Cinderella and her Prince Charming! Check it out in the Tweet below! ...

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“We Don’t Talk About Bruno” Breaks Aladdin’s Billboard Record

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It’s no surprise to most Disney fans that the¬†Encanto song “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” has been consistently topping the Billboard charts and Spotify charts; practically anyone who listens to the Disney song from the animated film can attest to its catchy nature. Even Disney fanatics who didn’t enjoy the Disney song the first time they heard it in the ...

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Hidden Gems Around the Animal Kingdom Your Family Will Love

The headliner at Disney’s Animal Kingdom may still be Pandora: World of Avatar, but here’s the truth. This park was a treasure trove worth exploring long before this expansion came to be. The stunning scenery, mouth-watering refreshments, and gigantic animal reserve are enough to earn the Animal Kingdom a place of honor. In support of Disney fans who have stood ...

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