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Disney To Feature First Black Princess In New Film

For the first time in its history, Disney is creating a film with an African-American princess. Princess Tiana’s story will come to the big screen later this year in the animated musical “The Princess and The Frog.” She is the first princess introduced by Disney since Mulan in 1998. A doll representing the new princess will make its debut Monday at the American International Toy Fair in New York.

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Disney XD Aims To Attract Young Male Audience

As Disney seeks to transform their Toon Disney channel to Disney XD, they have cast a teenage action hero who will lead the way in the channel’s new focus: young, male viewers. “Aaron Stone” is the first original series in which title character is an avatar created by 16-year-old Charlie Landers, played by Kelly Blatz, for the online game “Hero Rising.”

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Fox Picks Up “Chronicles of Narnia” Movie Series

Although not really “Disney” news any longer, I thought I post the announcement here that Twentieth Century Fox has agreed to co-finance the third movie in the “Chronicles of Narnia” series. Just before Christmas, Disney had decided to no longer partner with Walden Media in the making of the next film in the series – “Voyage of the Dawn Treader,” as well as any future films.

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Disney/ABC Gains Rights To Broadcast Obama Inaugural Events

Both ABC and the Disney Channel have landed exclusive rights to televise two of President-elect Barack Obama's inaugural events, including the Obama's first appearance at one of an array of inaugural balls on the nights of January 19th and 20th. On January 19th, the...

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Walt Disney Christmas Parade Celebrates 25 Years

Disney Parks will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade this December 25 which will air on ABC-TV. Hollywood's biggest names and Disney's most beloved characters will bring the holiday magic home in song and style as they light...

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Kaptain Knievel Gets Animated Disney Style

Daredevil "Kaptain" Robbie Knievel is partnering with Disney XD in February for a 2-D animated comedy series about a 12-year-old boy who wants to become the world's greatest daredevil. "Kid Knievel" marks the first animated show for Disney XD, a station that is a...

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BOLT – Walt Disney’s Latest Animated Film Opening Soon

Excitement is beginning to build for the premiere of Walt Disney's latest animated film BOLT - an animated comedy adventure that features a super-dog named BOLT (voice of John Travolta), whose days are filled with danger and intrigue—at least until the cameras stop...

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