This is a nice quick glimpse at what we will see in Disney’s newest film, Planes, directed by Klay Hall. The clip is about two and a half minutes long, and is set to the film’s score by composer Mark Mancina. Voice talents include Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Brad Garrett, Teri Hatcher, Cedric the Entertainer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, John Cleese, and more! Planes has an ETA for theaters on August 9.
We have some exciting new concept art and first look footage from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ new film, Big Hero 6, due out in 2014. Big Hero 6 will be an action/comedy animated feature about Hiro Hamada, a brilliant robotics prodigy who gets involved in a criminal plot that might destroy the high-tech city of San Fransokyo. Hiro must then join forces with a makeshift group of crime fighters to save their city. The film is inspired by the Marvel comic of the same name and is slated to hit theaters November 7, 2014. Have a look at the footage and stills after the jump.
It’s March! We get started right away and over the past few weeks after the Oscar ceremony, I took some brief stabs at some categories. Those have been tinkered with and will be reflected on the actual Oscar Prediction pages in the next couple of days. The full listing of predicted nominees is on the sidebar with the list of contenders on the Oscar Prediction pages for Picture, Director, Lead Actor, Lead Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, and Animated Feature.
The Walt Disney Studios publicity team has issued a birthday card of sorts to honor our greatest president, while at the same time throwing in some last minute campaigning for Steven Spielberg’s film, Lincoln. Have a look at their sentiments toward our 16th President – and more notably the film – after the jump.
We are joined this week by Associate Editor and Staff Writer of Coming Soon, Edward Douglas. We dive into a variety of topics including the recent openings of Flight and Wreck-It Ralph. We also cover the following things in today’s agenda:
Walt Disney is bringing The Odd Life of Timothy Green to the big screen, and promises that it will be the most magical family movie of the year! The family drama/comedy is rated PG and will be released on August 15, 2012. The film tells the story of a married couple without children, until young Timothy arrives straight from their garden and brings a whole new and unexpected source of inspiration and happiness to their lives. The Odd Life of Timothy Green is directed by Peter Hedges (Dan in Real Life) and stars Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, Dianne Wiest, CJ Adams, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ron Livingston, M. Emmet Walsh, Odeya Rush, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lois Smith, David Morse and Common.
You can visit the site for the film here. Have a look at the new TV spot and a more information on the charitable sock drive Disney is campaigning after the jump…
The Walt Disney Studios announced today at CinemaCon that Jack White will write, produce and perform the score for Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ highly anticipated The Lone Ranger. White, who today released his first solo album “Blunderbuss” to critical acclaim, is a musician, singer, songwriter and producer who first achieved notoriety as the lead guitarist and vocalist of the rock band The White Stripes and then as a member of The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather. The LoneRangerwill mark White’s first foray into feature film scoring. The Lone Ranger, directed by Gore Verbinski and featuring Johnny Depp as Tonto and Armie Hammer as John Reid, the Lone Ranger, is a thrilling adventure infused with action and humor in which the famed masked hero is brought to life through new eyes. Native American spirit warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice—taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.The Lone Ranger is produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and hits theaters May 31, 2013. Read more on Jack White to Score Disney’s The Lone Ranger…