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Meet SparkShorts’ Nona and Director Louis Gonzales

By Courtney Potter Pixar Animation Studios’ SparkShorts program gives Pixar’s up-and-coming animators the chance to bring fresh new storytelling to the screen—and that’s exactly what happens later this week when SparkShorts’ latest, Nona, debuts on Disney+ on Friday, September 17. Directed by Louis Gonzales, Nona follows a colorful grandmother who plans to spend her day …

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Where to Find the Iconic Pizza Planet Trucks in Pixar Films

By Savannah Salazar No matter how you slice it, the Pizza Planet truck has become an iconic Easter egg for Pixar fans to find. It’s found in just about every Pixar film, either tucked away in a scene or sneakily right in front of your nose. In honor of National Pizza Day, we decided to …

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JUST ANNOUNCED: Pixar’s Soul to Debut Exclusively on Disney+

By Zach Johnson Consider this an early Christmas present: The Walt Disney Company just announced that Soul, the all-new original feature from Pixar Animation Studios, will debut exclusively on Disney+ on December 25, 2020! In international markets where Disney+ isn’t currently available (or is soon to be), Soul will be released theatrically, with dates to …

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Onward Concept Art

Conjuring Up Magical Concept Art from Onward

By Zach Johnson Disney and Pixar’s Onward has been officially in development since September 17, 2013, but the idea for the story began taking shape decades earlier. Much like the Lightfoot brothers, Ian (voice of Tom Holland) and Barley (voice of Chris Pratt), director Dan Scanlon and his older brother were both young when their …

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Everything You Need to Know About the Magical Characters of Onward

By Savannah Salazar It was once a world full of magic, but now, the world of Onward—a town called New Mushroomton—is just a quaint suburban area. There are still elves, sprites, satyrs, cyclops, centaurs, gnomes, and more roaming around, but that’s absolutely normal. They’re just like us. So, to get you acquainted to the residents …

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Behold All the Magical Stories from the Onward Press Conference

By Zach Johnson The Lightfoot brothers set off on an epic quest to discover lost magic in Onward, but they needn’t have looked any further than the film’s press conference in Beverly Hills. There, on Valentine’s Day, voice actors Chris Pratt (Barley) and Tom Holland (Ian) joined director and screenwriter Dan Scanlon and producer Kori …

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Magic Comes to Life at the World Premiere of Onward

By Zach Johnson Last night, we set out on an epic quest to interview the stars of Disney and Pixar’s Onward at the film’s world premiere—and we emerged victorious! Stars Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Octavia Spencer hit the blue carpet at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, where they joined director Dan …

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Mira, Royal Detective Gets a Royally Cool Premiere—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter Disney Junior’s newest animated series prepares to premiere next month, and Disneyland offers up a glimpse into what to expect from their latest parade… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs! Disney Junior’s Mira, Royal Detective Premieres in the U.S. and India Next Month! There’s …

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