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Fox all set to develop a ‘Simpsons Movie’ sequel: Reports

Fox all set to develop a ‘Simpsons Movie’ sequel: Reports

Animation
After Disney and Fox merger, Fox is developing a sequel to The Simpsons Movie, a Bob's Burgers film, and an animation/live-action Family Guy film. During the 10th anniversary of The Simpsons Movie, writer-producer Al Jean and director David Silverman hinted at a follow-up movie which was in the nascent stage. Silverman mentioned that he would love to do another movie featuring the beloved Springfield residents. "The film studio is partnering with the Fox Television studio on a big-screen adaptation of the animated series "Bob's Burgers," a second "Simpsons" movie in development and a "Family Guy" film that would mix animation with live action, said people with knowledge of the projects," WSJ explained. The Simpsons Movie was released in 2007 and grossed over USD 527 million worldwid...
Disney Television Animation to launch short series ‘Baymax Dreams’

Disney Television Animation to launch short series ‘Baymax Dreams’

Animation
Disney Television Animation is coming up with a new series of shorts based on Baymax from Big Hero 6. Titled ‘Baymax Dreams’, these shorts are slated to debut on September 15 on Disney NOW and the Disney Channel YouTube account. Check out the behind the scene here: Running 2-3 minutes each, the series has been directed by Simon J. Smith (Bee Movie, Penguins of Madagascar and short Shrek 4D) and features the franchise’s robot, Baymax, dreaming of electric sheep, bedbugs, and duplicates of itself. Disney along with Unity Technologies has worked on these shorts using real-time rendering technology from the latter.  Unity’s technology brings speed and creative freedom to film and to studios to do layout, animation blending, light, VFX, render, and composite all in one place, at the sam
Kim Possible to be adapted as Disney live-action movie: Check first look here

Kim Possible to be adapted as Disney live-action movie: Check first look here

Animation, Latest News
Disney has unveiled the first look of the upcoming live-action movie “Kim Possible”, that is slated to release next year. The movie will be an adaptation of the original animated Kim Possible TV series aired on the Disney from 2002 until 2007. Check it out here: Kim Possible' is the story of a high school girl who saves the world from villains, in her spare time and tried to balance high school life with crime-fighting skills. Actress Sadie Stanley will be playing the role of Kim in the upcoming venture. The first official image of the live-action Kim has been revealed at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego. Disney took to the Twitter and shared a video witnessing the cartoon character transform into newcomer actor Sadie Stanley. From the animated world to live-action – the first
Disney to develop African princess fairytale movie ‘Sadé’

Disney to develop African princess fairytale movie ‘Sadé’

Animation, Latest News
Disney is developing a fresh fairytale film, which will center on an African princess, ‘Sade’. According to media reports, the script for the film will be co-written by Ola Shokunbi and Lindsey Reed Palmer who originally pitched the idea to Disney. The studio also confirmed Rick Famuyiwa and Scott Falconer as the producer and executive producer for the new movie. However, no details on the director have been revealed yet. The news came out after Disney released its live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, and announced the upcoming remakes of The Lion King and Mulan. The story will be dominated by an African character and revolves around the princess who discovers her magical powers and protects the people of her kingdom which is threatened by a mysterious evil force. With the
#WowWednesday: These magical Disney soundtracks will take you to different worlds!

#WowWednesday: These magical Disney soundtracks will take you to different worlds!

Animation, Latest News
Over nearly 80 years, Walt Disney becomes beloved for their iconic fairy tales, memorable comic-relief sidekicks, terrifying villains, and some of the greatest songs in cinema history. Be it Frozen’s Let It Go or the happy-go-lucky song Hakuna Matata, each song takes you to a different world full of memories and adventures, and you can’t help but getting glued to it! Here’s our pick from recent times: Let It Go – Frozen: Elsa’s soulful independent track – Let It Go created a spur in the industry. The music and lyrics were composed by husband-and-wife songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. The song was performed in its original show-tune version in the film by American actress and singer Idina Menzel in her vocal role as Queen Elsa. "Let It Go" reached the top fiv
#TuesdayTrivia: These animated Disney villains can scare the hell out of you!

#TuesdayTrivia: These animated Disney villains can scare the hell out of you!

Animation, Latest News
Love them or hate them, but you cannot ignore them! Villains are an integral part of animated Disney movies. Just imagine of a situation that there are no bad persons, then how would you suppose to know that the hero is really the good guy? Over its more than 90 year history, Disney has brought to life more than 125 different villains from films, sequels, television, video games, books and even the Disney theme parks. Here's a bit of a trip down memory lane: Ursula – The Little Mermaid: Voiced by American actress Pat Carroll, Ursula is a villainous sea witch who tricks the mermaid princess named Ariel into trading her voice for a pair of human legs, at first appearing to be providing the character with an opportunity to become human by temporarily transforming her into one so that she
#SuperSaturday: Do you know these fascinating facts about Disney movies?

#SuperSaturday: Do you know these fascinating facts about Disney movies?

Animation, Latest News
Disney movies are indeed crazy – be it the killer animation and soundtracks of or the intense history behind them. We all love Disney classics, but are you aware of the extra facts behind them? If yes, then tell us how many dots are there in 101 Dalmatians? Which is the most expensive movie ever made? Hmm! Confused! Don’t be… From Frozen to Cinderella, here are some fun and fascinating facts about Disney movies: During the production of "Snow White", Walt Disney kept many animals on set as a reference for the animators. "Dumbo" is the shortest feature-length film, at only 64 minutes. "101 Dalmatians" is one of only four Disney films where both parents are alive throughout the entire film. The others are "Peter Pan", "Lady and the Tramp" and "Mulan." “Jungle Book” was
From Frozen to Moana: 5 feminist animated movies that are inspiring for kids!

From Frozen to Moana: 5 feminist animated movies that are inspiring for kids!

Animation, Latest News
Animated movies, a portrayal of important issues, are the best way to educate children about societal matters. For most of us, animated movies acted as our first introductions to feminism. There are many animated films which have extremely powerful female characters, portrayed in a positive light, exercising their agency. Take a look: Moana: Moana is the story of a teenage girl; whose destiny is one day to take over for her father as the chief of a small Polynesian island. The film tells the story of Moana, the strong-willed daughter, who is chosen by the ocean itself to reunite a mystical relic with a goddess. When a blight strikes her island, Moana sets sail in search of Maui, a legendary demigod, in the hope of returning the heart of Te Fiti and saving her people. Interestingly,
Finally! Star Wars: The Clone Wars to return on Disney’s streaming service

Finally! Star Wars: The Clone Wars to return on Disney’s streaming service

Latest News, VFX
Disney to bring back Star Wars: The Clone Wars to customers. During the 10th Anniversary, Clone Wars panel at San Diego Comic-Con, creator and producer Dave Filoni announced that the show would return on Disney’s streaming service, finishing off the story that was widely considered to be left hanging after the show’s abrupt cancellation in 2013. The show will be coming back with the seventh season consisting of 12 new episodes for Disney’s upcoming streaming service. Check out the trailer here: From 2008 to 2013, The Clone Wars ran on Cartoon Network, revealing the massive war that took place between the theatrical, live-action movies Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. After the show went off air abruptly, many fans were left feeling the show’s s
Robins Kaplan LLP files opposition to Disney’s motion to dismiss the copyright infringement lawsuit

Robins Kaplan LLP files opposition to Disney’s motion to dismiss the copyright infringement lawsuit

Studio
National trial firm Robins Kaplan LLP has filed an opposition to Disney’s motion to dismiss the copyright infringement lawsuit that it faces over the blockbuster movie Inside Out. As one may recall, the firm’s initial complaint had included detailed allegations that The Walt Disney Company and Pixar misappropriated the central concept and characters behind the animated hit from a nationally recognized child development expert, Denise Daniels, who had pitched her original material and characters to top studio executives beginning in 2005. The firm filed this opposition on Friday, after Disney moved to dismiss the case last month