Posts tagged with "Toy Story"

Disney Reveals Plans For Star Wars Lands At Theme Parks

Disney Reveals Plans For Star Wars Lands At Theme Parks
Disney has announced plans and revealed concept art for Star Wars lands at its Disneyland theme park in  California and its Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The ambitious projects, which were unveiled atD23, will create Disney’s largest single-themed land expansions ever at 14 acres each. They will transport guests to a never-before-seen planet and a remote trading port among other locations. Visitors will be able to take the controls... 

25 things you may not know about Disney movies

25 things you may not know about Disney movies
If, like us here at MCM Buzz, you’re into your Disney movies, then you may be interested to learn some of the fascinating but lesser-known facts that litter the company’s history. So, from character cameos to amusing disclaimers, here’s a list of 25 of our favourite bits and bobs of trivia: During the end credits of Frozen there is a disclaimer about bogies. Referencing a line spoken by Kristoff in the movie, the disclaimer... 

Make VFX like the pros – Pixar to give away RenderMan Software

Make VFX like the pros – Pixar to give away RenderMan Software
Used to create all your favourite Pixar movies, 3D rendering software RenderMan will soon be made available to everyone free of charge for non-commercial use, with the commercial version of the software also taking a hefty price cut. The influence of this amazing piece of kit doesn’t stop at Pixar’s borders. Movies such as Man of Steel, Pacific Rim, Thor: The Dark World and The Hobbit all used RenderMan for their VFX and that’s... 

Disney Planning Cars & Incredibles Sequels, Plus Star Wars News

Disney Planning Cars & Incredibles Sequels, Plus Star Wars News
At a shareholders meeting earlier this week, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that new sequels to Cars and The Incredibles are currently in development at Pixar, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Plot details are yet to emerge for either film, though according to Iger, director Brad Bird is currently working on a “great story” for The Incredibles 2. Despite the original film’s open ending, which appears to lend itself well to a follow-up,... 

Lotso Lawsuit – Disney Sued Over Toy Story 3’s Teddy Bear Villain

Lotso Lawsuit – Disney Sued Over Toy Story 3’s Teddy Bear Villain
New Jersey toy company Diece-Lisa Industries are suing Disney over an alleged misappropriation of its “Lots of Hugs” stuffed bear toys in the film Toy Story 3. Diece-Lisa allege that Toy Story 3’s villainous Lotso (short for Lots-O’-Huggin’) character, who rules the toys at Sunnyside Day Care Center, infringes the copyright of its trademarked “Lots of Hugs” toys, which it has been licensing since 1995. This... 

Interview with Fist of Awesome Developer Nicoll Hunt

Interview with Fist of Awesome Developer Nicoll Hunt
For game developer Nicoll Hunt, aspirations of creating the world’s greatest beat-em-up have been with him for years, way back in his teens. It didn’t matter to him that he was completely out of his depth and had no idea how to make games, he knew what he wanted to do and that one day he would get there. Fast forward to today and after a very unusual anniversary gift involving punching a bear in the face and several years of learning... 

MCM Buzz Exclusive: MCM Expo Announce 3 Voice Actors

MCM Buzz Exclusive: MCM Expo Announce 3 Voice Actors
Continuing with our exclusive MCM Expo London Comic Con related announcements, The MCM Buzz can exclusively reveal the addition of three voice actors to the guest list for next weekend’s event. The voice actors (All of whom will be do a panel on the Comic Village stage) that we can exclusively announce are: Ben Diskin (Signing For Free) Who is known for his roles on Avatar: The Last Airbender (Hahn), Naruto (Arashi Fuma), Naruto Shippuden (Sai),... 

Monsters Inc. Prequel Announced

Monsters Inc. Prequel Announced
Following from Toy Story and Cars, another Pixar film from their back catalogue is set to receive a sequel, or in this case, a prequel. Disney vice president of distribution, Dave Hollis, revealed at Las Vegas’ CinemaCon event that there is another Monsters Inc. film in the works, titled Monsters University. Hollis revealed the following: “The film is a prequel that tells you a little bit about how [Sully and Mike] first met, attending Monsters... 
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