Scarlett Johansson settles lawsuit with Disney over Black Widow

At the end of July, we reported that Scarlett Johansson sued Disney for not upholding their commitments regarding the theatrical release of the film Black Widow. The lawsuit alleged that Disney breached Marvel’s agreement with Johansson that guaranteed Black Widow a theatrical-only release, as the majority of the actress’ salary from the superhero film was … Continue reading “Scarlett Johansson settles lawsuit with Disney over Black Widow”

Fallon creates intimate portrayals of hockey fans in new NHL work for Disney

You know hockey is not for everyone. And the authentic new work from Fallon for the NHL on ESPN and ESPN+, as well as ABC and Hulu, not only shares that sentiment, it embraces it. The creative debuted last night during ESPN’s coverage of Monday Night Football and will run across Disney’s owned and other … Continue reading “Fallon creates intimate portrayals of hockey fans in new NHL work for Disney”

The Emmys: Netflix tops Creative Arts Awards with 34, Disney+ nabs 13

The third Creative Arts Emmys ceremony of 2021, held on Sunday evening, ended similarly to the two that preceded it, with Netflix at the top of the winners’ list. In the year’s final Creative Arts presentation, the streamer added nine awards to its 12 from Saturday and 13 from the first Sunday show, for a … Continue reading “The Emmys: Netflix tops Creative Arts Awards with 34, Disney+ nabs 13”

Shang-Chi dominates box office, validates Scar Jo’s beef with Disney

This weekend’s box office results completely validated Scarlett Johansson’s Disney lawsuit AND justified Disney’s decision to provide theater exclusive engagements for their remaining 2021 theatrical releases. Led by a very impressive second weekend at #1 for Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings as well as strongholds for Free Guy and Jungle Cruise … Continue reading “Shang-Chi dominates box office, validates Scar Jo’s beef with Disney”

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow theatrical release

The National Association of Theatre Owners aren’t the only ones peeved over the fact that Disney left money on the table by putting Marvel’s Black Widow on Disney Plus on the same day as its theatrical debut. Scarlett Johansson is alleging that $50 million of that money left on the table belongs to her. According … Continue reading “Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow theatrical release”

WandaVision: Disney+ series gets heroic 23 noms

Back in the good old days before cable, the big three, four or five networks had to worry about HBO. Then came streaming and the worry switched to Netflix and Amazon. Now, the networks have to worry about a new Captain America, a space bounty hunter and the Scarlett Witch. In other words, Marvel is … Continue reading “WandaVision: Disney+ series gets heroic 23 noms”

Disney+: New Simpsons short featuring Marvel’s Loki

Today, Disney+ announced The Good, The Bart, and The Loki, a new Marvel-themed short from The Simpsons premiering Wednesday, July 7. In the new shortcoming exclusively to Disney+, Loki is banished from Asgard once again and must face his toughest opponents yet: the Simpsons and Springfield’s mightiest heroes. The God of Mischief teams up with … Continue reading “Disney+: New Simpsons short featuring Marvel’s Loki”

Disney Pride: New DCappella video celebrates This is Me

Director Nina Kramer, SixTwentySix Productions, and Disney DCappella have created an incredible and inclusive music video celebrating the everyday lives of LGBTQ+ individuals in a series of mini vignettes within the music video, set to the song This Is Me for Disney’s Pride Spot.   DCappella is Disney Music Group’s premier a cappella singing sensation featuring … Continue reading “Disney Pride: New DCappella video celebrates This is Me”

Hyundai: custom TV ads, content, and IP from Disney

The new Hyundai campaign is self-described as unprecedented and the automaker is pretty right. Hyundai and Disney have developed an original creative campaign to introduce the all-new 2022 Tucson in an unforgettable way. The collaboration, created and developed by INNOCEAN, extends Hyundai’s “Question Everything” creative platform for Tucson with custom TV ads and digital content featuring talent and characters from The Bachelorette, black-ish, SportsCenter, and Marvel. … Continue reading “Hyundai: custom TV ads, content, and IP from Disney”

Jungle Cruise: Disney releases new trailer

Dwayne Johns and Emily Blunt fans can now get a look at the new trailer for Disney’s Jungle Cruise. The film will release simultaneously in theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access on Friday, July 30. Inspired by the famous Disneyland theme park ride, Disney’s Jungle Cruise is an adventure-filled, rollicking thrill-ride down the Amazon with wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff (Johnson) and intrepid researcher Dr. Lily … Continue reading “Jungle Cruise: Disney releases new trailer”

Disney+ celebrates May the 4th with Bad Batch premiere

On May the 4th, otherwise known as Star Wars Day, Disney+ will release a brand-new original Star Wars series, Star Wars: The Bad Batch a first-of-its-kind Star Wars-themed short from The Simpsons; and multiple themed cinematic experiences in celebration of a galaxy far, far away. Star Wars: The Bad Batch follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch … Continue reading “Disney+ celebrates May the 4th with Bad Batch premiere”

Watch Disney and Pixar’s ‘Luca’ trailer

A new trailer and poster has debuted for Disney and Pixar’s upcoming original feature film Luca. The film, which streams exclusively on Disney+ for all subscribers beginning June 18, 2021, showcases one incredible summer in the Italian seaside town of Portorosso—seen through the eyes of a sea monster named Luca. Disney and Pixar’s original feature film is … Continue reading “Watch Disney and Pixar’s ‘Luca’ trailer”

Earth Day: Disney announces plastic-free packaging

Just in time for Earth Day, Disney has announced that the brand’s line of classic dolls will come in new plastic-free packaging available on, Walt Disney World Resort, and Disney stores in North America, and coming soon to Disneyland Resort. The plastic-free packaging is made of sustainably sourced paper that is 100% recyclable, and it’s … Continue reading “Earth Day: Disney announces plastic-free packaging”

Avengers Campus to open at Disneyland June 4

It’s time to assemble Would-Be Avengers. Avengers Campus, an entirely new land dedicated to discovering, recruiting and training the next generation of Super Heroes, will open June 4, 2021 at Disneyland Resort, inside Disney California Adventure Park. Guests who are lifelong fans of Super Heroes and those discovering them for the first time are invited … Continue reading “Avengers Campus to open at Disneyland June 4”

‘Black Widow’ to launch in theaters and on Disney+

Can’t exactly say we didn’t see this coming. Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution today announced new release details for a number of titles on Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming slate of films. The announcement updates rollout details for the forthcoming Disney live-action Cruella, Marvel Studios’ Black Widow and Disney and Pixar’s Luca, and also includes revised premiere dates for several … Continue reading “‘Black Widow’ to launch in theaters and on Disney+”

Valentine’s Day gifts for ‘Star Wars’ and Disney lovers

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we’re here to share some chic jewelry options for the special Disney and/or Star Wars fans in your life! These gifts can be for a loved one, a bestie, or even, for yourself!  Limited Edition “The Child” (aka Baby Yoda) Necklace from the hit series The Mandalorian. … Continue reading “Valentine’s Day gifts for ‘Star Wars’ and Disney lovers”

Watch new spot for Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon

Sunday during the Big Game, viewers got a thrilling, special look at Walt Disney Animation Studios’ epic new fantasy-adventure Raya and the Last Dragon. Raya and the Last Dragon takes us on an exciting, epic journey to the fantasy world of Kumandra, where Raya, a lone warrior, must track down the legendary last dragon to stop an … Continue reading “Watch new spot for Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon”

Bergman named Chairman Disney Studios Content

Alan Bergman has been named Chairman, Disney Studios Content, and Alan Horn will continue to serve as the division’s Chief Creative Officer, effective January 1, 2021, as announced today by Bob Chapek, Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. Both will report to Chapek. Horn and Bergman have jointly led the Studios group as Co-Chairmen since May 2019. … Continue reading “Bergman named Chairman Disney Studios Content”

Disney announces plans for 2021 and beyond

On Thursday December 10, 2020, The Walt Disney Company hosted their webcast for Their Investor Day. Bob Chapek, Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, and Bob Iger, Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, led the virtual event, which included presentations from leaders of the company’s content and distribution teams, along with financial updates … Continue reading “Disney announces plans for 2021 and beyond”

Disney, Lucasfilm announce plans for ‘Starwars’ & more

On Thursday, December 10, 2020 during The Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day webcast, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy announced an incredible number of new films, series, and surprises that will expand the Star Wars galaxy. After the show’s unprecedented success, winning seven Emmy Awards, The Mandalorian has inspired two spin-off series called The Rangers of the … Continue reading “Disney, Lucasfilm announce plans for ‘Starwars’ & more”