Up

10 Uplifting Facts About Up to Celebrate Film’s 10th Anniversary

By Tim Lammers

Without question, one of the most uplifting Disney-Pixar films in the last 10 years is 2009’s Up, which not only went on to become a Best Animated Feature Oscar winner, but one of only three animated films in Academy Award history to earn a Best Picture Oscar nomination (Walt Disney’s 1991 classic Beauty and the Beast was the first, while…

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Toy Story 4 Duke Caboom

The Incredible Story of How Keanu Reeves Booked Toy Story 4

By Zach Johnson

True to his name, Duke Caboom arrives with a bang in Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4. Not literally, of course… but you’d be forgiven for assuming as much. After all, as Canada’s greatest stuntman, the ’70s-inspired posable action figure is a seasoned thrill-seeker, known for riding the state-of-the-art Caboom Cycle. Except there’s just…

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Toy Story 4

Bo Peep Gets Lost: How Pixar Found the Heart of Toy Story 4

By Zach Johnson

After a 20-year absence from the big screen, Bo Peep (Annie Potts) will make her long-awaited return when Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4 opens in U.S. theaters June 21, 2019. After a teaser trailer was released in January, fans were understandably curious about Bo’s new look. So, when we visited Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, California,…

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Billy Crystal and John Goodman

JUST ANNOUNCED: Monsters At Work Coming to Disney+ in 2020

By Beth Deitchman

There’s breaking news out of Monstropolis this morning. Disney+ has just revealed a monstrous lineup of actors who are lending their voices to Monsters At Work, the new animated series inspired by the world of Disney•Pixar’s Academy Award®-winning film Monsters, Inc. Billy Crystal and John Goodman will reprise their beloved characters, Mike…

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news briefs 2/20

Look for New Star Wars and Frozen 2 Products This Fall—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Mark your calendars for tons of fun on October 4, and get ready to make your Disneyland Resort photos “pop”… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Coming Soon: Brand-New Star Wars- and Frozen 2-Inspired Products!

They’re both still a few months off… but two of the most anticipated films…

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Kitbull

Pixar’s Kitbull SparkShort Is Full of Purr-sonality

By Zach Johnson

The paw-some pals at the center of Kitbull, a newly released Pixar SparkShort from director Rosana Sullivan and producer Kathryn Hendrickson, forge a friendship you won’t soon fur-get. Set in San Francisco’s Mission District, the story begins when a stray kitten finds shelter in a back-alley dumpster, where it encounters a tender pit bull who’s…

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Smash and Grab

Smash and Grab Are the Cutest Robots Since WALL•E and Eve

By Zach Johnson

Smash and Grab is, as its title suggests, a total smash.

Pixar Animation Studios’ SparkShorts series continues today with a new entry from director Brian Larsen and producer David Lally. The short, part of an experimental storytelling initiative within the studio, tells the story of two robots who dream of leaving their demanding day jobs…

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Purl

You Have to Meet Purl, the Star of Pixar’s Newest Short

By Beth Deitchman

Pixar Animation Studios has woven together an exciting new film program, SparkShorts, an experimental storytelling initiative that welcomes new creative voices at the studio to share their stories. The program’s first three shorts recently made their big-screen debut at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre, and Purl launched on YouTube today.

Purl…

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Disney 2018

Every Magical Disney Moment from 2018

By the D23 Team

Cinematic Sensations
We tessered, broke a Kessel Run record, went on another adventure beneath the trees of the Hundred Acre Wood, and tripped more than a few lights fantastic. All of that just in one year! There’s no doubt that 2018 has been one for the books starting off the year in a novel way by bring Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in…

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Onward

Pixar Announces Upcoming Feature Onward

By Beth Deitchman

As 2018 winds to a close, we’re looking Onward—to 2020, when an original new feature from Pixar is slated to open in theaters. Today, Pixar Animation Studios revealed four members of the film’s voice cast, which includes Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), Tom Holland (Spiderman: Homecoming), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), and Octavia Spencer…

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