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Disney's Legendary Academy Award Nominated Animator Glen Keane to Direct "OVER THE MOON" For Pearl Studio and Netflix

Disney’s Legendary Academy Award Nominated Animator Glen Keane to Direct “OVER THE MOON” For Pearl Studio and Netflix

Legendary Academy Award® nominated animator Glen Keane will direct Pearl Studio’s OVER THE MOON as a world premiere animated film exclusively for Netflix, it was jointly announced today by Peilin Chou, Chief Creative Officer of Pearl Studio and Melissa Cobb, Vice President of Kids & Family for Netflix.   OVER THE MOON is an animated musical adventure feature film about a girl who builds a rocket ship and blasts off to the moon in hopes of meeting a legendary Moon Goddess. The film will be released in 2020, theatrically in China,…

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Disney and ‘Her Universe’ Expand Licensing Deal to Reach More Disney, Star Wars, and Marvel Fans, Boy and Girls

Disney and ‘Her Universe’ Expand Licensing Deal to Reach More Disney, Star Wars, and Marvel Fans, Boy and Girls

Disney announced an expanded collaboration with ‘Her Universe’ and the company’s founder, Ashley Eckstein, that brings new Disney, Star Wars, and Marvel merchandise lines and a new book to a broader set of fans and consumers. The 360 deal between Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) and ‘Her Universe’ expands beyond the existing licensed lines of Disney, Marvel, and Star Wars apparel, accessories, and home goods and opens up new categories and opportunities including a new, heroic character-inspired athleisure line for kids…

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Disney Publishing Worldwide Announces New Children’s Series Unlimited Squirrels With Best-selling Author Mo Willems

Disney Publishing Worldwide Announces New Children’s Series Unlimited Squirrels With Best-selling Author Mo Willems

Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) announced today the creation of a new Hyperion Books for Children series by best-selling author and illustrator Mo Willems. In Unlimited Squirrels, Willems, creator of the revolutionary, award-winning, best-selling Elephant & Piggie series, is back with another breakout beginning-reader series featuring an ensemble cast of squirrels, acorns, and pop-in guests hosting a page-turning extravaganza! Each book in the new series features a funny, furry adventure AND bonus jokes, quirky quizzes, nutty facts, and so many squirrels!…

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The All-New Muppet Babies Debuts in March on Disney Junior.

The All-New Muppet Babies Makes its Debut in March on Disney Junior!

Time to relive the nostalgia of your youth as the Muppet Babies are returning to the small screen this March. Entertainment Weekly released the first exclusive look at the NEW Muppet joining the cast with Summer the Penguin! The original ground-breaking series ran from 1984-1991 on CBS. We recently talked with Katie Leigh (who voiced Rowlf on the program) and the original series was something that she adored working on.  So in preparation for the adventures of the Muppet Babies…

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125,000 Disney Employees to Receive $1,000 Cash Bonus and Company Launches New $50 Million Higher Education Program

125,000 Disney Employees to Receive $1,000 Cash Bonus and Company Launches New $50 Million Higher Education Program

Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, announced that more than 125,000 eligible employees will receive a one-time $1,000 cash bonus. The Company will also make an initial investment of $50 million in a new and ongoing education program specifically designed to cover tuition costs for hourly employees. The two new initiatives represent a total allocation of more than $175 million in this fiscal year. “I am proud we are directing approximately $125 million to…

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Disney Cruise Line Takes Guests on Epic Adventures in 2019 with Return of Star Wars Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea

Disney Cruise Line Takes Guests on Epic Adventures in 2019 with Return of Star Wars Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea

In 2019, epic adventures at sea return to Disney Cruise Line with special engagements of two popular itineraries – Star Wars Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea. Spanning two Disney cruise ships, sailing across the Caribbean and Bahamas, these cruises bring Disney and fan-favorite fun to families and guests of all ages. Star Wars Day at Sea From January to early March, 2019, special seven-night Disney Fantasy sailings will transport guests to the Caribbean and a galaxy far, far away. Star Wars Day at Sea is an experience unlike…

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2019 Hyundai Veloster Will Make Its Hollywood Debut In Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man and the Wasp"

2019 Hyundai Veloster Will Make Its Hollywood Debut In Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man and the Wasp”

Fans of Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man will soon be introduced to the stylish design and exceptional performance capabilities of the all-new Hyundai Veloster as it will play a significant role in Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man and the Wasp”. Teaming up with this major franchise is part of a global marketing initiative to launch the newly redesigned sporty coupe while increasing Hyundai’s brand awareness with Marvel fans around the world. The 2019 Hyundai Veloster will find itself at home in the Super Hero…

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Disney Publishing Worldwide Encourage Families to Share Their Love of Reading in the Sixth Annual “Magic of Storytelling” Campaign

Disney Publishing Worldwide Encourage Families to Share Their Love of Reading in the Sixth Annual “Magic of Storytelling” Campaign

Disney|ABC Television and Disney Publishing Worldwide announced they will donate up to one million books to First Book, a nonprofit that provides new books to educators and organizations serving children from low-income families, during Disney’s sixth annual Magic of Storytelling campaign from today through March 31, 2018. The Magic of Storytelling campaign aims to inspire families’ imaginations, cultivate a lifelong love of reading in kids and bring books to underserved communities across the country. Through a long-standing relationship with First…

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DisneyBlu's DizRadio Disney on Demand Podcast Show #204 w/ Special Guest LARRY GROCE (A Disney Family Christmas, Disney Christmas Favorites, Winnie the Pooh for President, Junk Food Junkie and more)

DisneyBlu’s DizRadio Disney on Demand Podcast Show #204 w/ Special Guest LARRY GROCE (A Disney Family Christmas, Disney Christmas Favorites, Winnie the Pooh for President, Junk Food Junkie and more)

DisneyBlu’s DizRadio.com December 21, 2017 – Show #204 It’s Time D-Heads! This week we conclude our Annual DizRadio Very Merry Christmas Celebration by welcoming Disneyland Records Icon LARRY GROCE (Disney Family Christmas, Disney Christmas Favorites, Winnie the Pooh for President, Junk Food Junkie, Disney Children’s Favorites, Dr. Demento and more) to the show! Larry stops in and discusses what it was like being part of these timeless classics, being on Dr. Demento, What he is currently working on with Mountain Stage,…

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PetSmart Launches “Fetch It Days” Dec. 21-24, Fetch Gifts Through In-Store Pickup to Ensure Gifts Are Under the Tree for Christmas

PetSmart Launches “Fetch It Days” Dec. 21-24, Fetch Gifts Through In-Store Pickup to Ensure Gifts Are Under the Tree for Christmas

With Christmas just five days away and the window closing for guaranteed home delivery for online orders, PetSmart today announced the launch of Fetch It Days, four days Dec. 21-24 when shoppers can buy online, get 10 percent off purchases of $50 or more and fetch their packages of purchased items through PetSmart’s free and convenient in-store pickup service offered at all 1,450-plus PetSmart stores across the U.S. According to a recent survey commissioned by PetSmart and conducted by Wakefield Research,…

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