Showing posts with label Disney Channel. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Disney Channel. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

'DuckTales' Reboot Begins Airing with 24-Hour Marathon

Uncle Scrooge meet his three great nephews in the series premiere of DuckTales
(Disney Channel)

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After months of speculation, fans old and new will be able to experience Disney’s new version of DuckTales when the show premieres on August 12 on the Disney Channel.

For those sleeping under a rock, DuckTales chronicles the adventures of Duckburg’s trillionaire, Scrooge McDuck, his nephew Donald Duck and Donald’s nephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie. Along for the ride is McDuck’s staff: Lauchpad McQuack, housekeeper Mrs. Beakley and her granddaughter, Webby Vanderquack.

The premiere episode of DuckTales tells how Donald Duck reluctantly takes his nephews to meet the reclusive great-uncle Scrooge McDuck. While at McDuck Manor, they learn of long-kept family secrets and unleash totems from Scrooge’s epic past, sending the family to the Lost City of Atlantis.

This series is a reboot of the popular series of the same name that used to air from the 80’s and 90’s and features a new look that more closely resembles the classic Carl Barks’ come book designs. Each 22-minute episode follows the ducks on thrilling explorations as they embrace courage, creativity and the rewards of stepping outside your comfort zone. Disney says that the new series is for kids and kids-at-heart and will feature several nostalgic nods to the original show including special appearances from other beloved characters including Flintheart Glomgold, superhero Gizmoduck, mad scientist Gyro Gearloose, lucky duck Gladstone Gander, the ruthless Ma Beagle and the mask-wearing Beagle Boys, scientist Ludwig Von Drake and Scrooge’s old flame Goldie O’Gilt.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

The First Five Minutes of 'Tangled: Before Ever After' - Video of the Day

VIDEO OF THE DAY

Here is the first five minutes of the Disney Channel's Tangled: Before Ever After which has a distinctly different look than the Tangled movie and though it is a kid's show, I found myself intrigued and laughing throughout the preview. Enjoy.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Disney Channel Green Lights 'Descendants 2'

Descendants (Disney Channel)
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In a move that won’t surprise anyone, Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer for Disney Channels Worldwide, announced today that the network has given the greenlight to produce a new sequel to Descendants, an original Disney Channel movie that whose popularity rivals the High School Musical franchise. You may not be familiar with who the Descendants are, but your kids know.
 

Released in 2015, Descendants told the story about the teen children of Disney’s greatest villains exiled to live on the remote Isle of the Lost. Over in the kingdom of Auradon, Ben, the son of Beauty and the Beast is about to take his place in leadership and offers an olive branch to the wicked teens to attend the kingdom’s prep school which it lead by the Fairy Godmother. While not excited to attend the new school, the Descendants parents (Cruella De Vil, Maleficent, Jafar and the Evil Queen) push then on their way in hopes of taking over the land of Auradon, however in the end, good triumphed over evil.
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Friday, March 11, 2016

‘Tangled’ Gets A New TV Show On Disney Channel

"Tangled: Before Ever After" to be a new series on Disney Channel beginning in 2017.
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Tangled, the animated Rapunzel story from Walt Disney Animation will soon be getting the royal treatment as Disney is creating a new television series for Disney channel to begin airing in 2017. According to a press release from Disney Channel, Tangled: Before Ever After is said to be set in within the time frame between the ending of the original 2010 movie (where Rapunzel is rescued from her tower with the help of Flynn Rider, aka Eugene) and the beginning of the 2012 short, Tangled Ever After (where Rapunzel and Eugene are getting married.) Though born a princess, Rapunzel spent most of her life up in a tower and doesn’t really know how to be a princess nor does she know how to act to her subjects, the townspeople of Corona, which should allow for a lot of fun, new adventures.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

‘High School Musical’ Cast Reunites for 10-Year Anniversary

The "High School Musical" reunion airs Wednesday, January 20, 2016.
(Photo courtesy of Disney)
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Here is something to make you feel old: Disney’s High School Musical is ten years old. To celebrate, Disney Channel will hold a special 10 year reunion on the network Wednesday, January 21 that will not only feature a re-airing of the original musical movie, but also the stars from the film (sans Zac Efron) will reminisce about the glory days.
 

Recently, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman—the stars of High School Musical taped special segments in a Los Angeles high school gymnasium to be shown during commercial breaks of the movie. Noticeably absent will Zac Efron but he did provide a pre-taped message to his HSM fans to be shown as well.



Thursday, April 3, 2014

Second Season of New Mickey Shorts to Air Next Week

The "New" Mickey and friends show up for a second season on the Disney Channel. (Disney)
While Disney purists are still having trouble making peace with Mickey’s new look in the all-new Mickey Mouse shorts that appear regularly on the Disney Channel, the cartoons are hit with just about everyone else. Since their debut on June 2013, the series has reached over 100 million viewers in America and is shown in 160 countries and dubbed in 33 different languages!
Season two of the multiple Emmy and Annie Award-winning comedy will debut on Friday, April 11 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on the Disney Channel and will be available on watch on Disney.com and iTunes the day after their linear premiere.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Disney Creates New Mickey Mouse Cartoon Shorts

Mickey gets a new retro look in "Croissant de Triomphe"
Photos: Disney

For a hardcore Disney fan, news doesn’t get much better than rumors that the studio is creating brand new Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts – except when the rumors are true.

Unlike the short created for the “House of Mouse” Saturday morning series, which were “okay,” or the new Mickey Mouse Clubhouse on Playhouse Disney, these new shorts have the sensibility of the cartoons of the golden ages, with a modern, artistic flair. Actually, the cartoons have a sort of a 1930’s look to them but they are based in contemporary settings. The new shorts are really short too – about three and half minutes each.

Coming in late June, 19 new shorts featuring the mouse and friends will be shown on the Disney Channel and Disney.com. This Mickey features pie-cut shaped eyes, red shorts and yellow shoes, but has a decidedly different look. He is also a globetrotter with adventures in New York, Paris, Bejing, Venice and Santa Monica to name a few.

Mickey’s new adventures have been created by the Disney Television Animation team under the direction of Paul Rudish, who was the mastermind behind two of Cartoon Network’s biggest shows every, “Dexter’s Laboratory” and “The Powerpuff Girls.” Fortunately, the new shorts look and feel like they belong to Disney.

Disney gave viewers a sneak peek of one short,“Croissante de Triomphe” with every line spoken in French and features Mickey, Minnie, Daisy Duck and even a cameo of Cinderella. Minnie is seen working at a cafĂ© and runs out of croissants. It is up to Mickey to save the day. While there is much for adults to appreciate, the cartoon comes across more cute than funny, but your kids are going to love them.