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Beyoncé To Star In Animated Movie ‘Epic’ Alongside Josh Hutcherson And Amanda Seyfried

Lend Me Your Voice

We have a new star-studded animation to get excited about. Epic is the latest 3D animated film from the makers of Ice Age and Rio, and today Deadline has reported who will be starring in it. The cast is pretty stellar including Beyoncé Knowles as Queen Tara, Colin Farrell as Ronin, The Hunger GamesJosh Hutcherson as Nod, Amanda Seyfried as Mary Katherine, Johnny Knoxville as Mandrake, Aziz Ansari as Mub, rapper Pitbull as Bufo, Jason Sudeikis as Bomba, and Steven Tyler as Nim Galuu. The movie will be out May 2013 and has been described as a battle deep in the forest between the forces of good and evil. Read on for more of the details… More »

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Watch: Disney/Pixar Release A First Trailer For ‘Finding Nemo’ In 3D

"Long Time no Sea"

Back in October we first learned that Disney and Pixar were planning the theatrical re-release of Finding Nemo (among other films) in 3D and in January we got our first video tease for the 3D re-release. Today we get to see the first full length trailer for this Fall’s release of Finding Nemo in 3D. Check out the trailer below and be reminded of just how cute and charming Finding Nemo still is. More »

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Disney Will Produce The Film Version Of Neil Gaiman’s ‘The Graveyard Book’

'Coraline' Director Henry Selick will Direct

Great news, Neil Gaiman fans … we’ve got a new film on the way! Gaiman‘s book The Graveyard Book is being adapted into a feature film by Disney … and it will be directed by Henry Selick, the same director responsible for Gaiman‘s book-turned-film Coraline. I suspect that The Graveyard Book will be made in much the same way that Coraline was — with stop-motion animation. BUT, it’s possible the film could turn out completely differently. Click below to read all the known deets about this exciting news. More »

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Cate Blanchett Guest Stars In ‘Family Guy’ This Week

Cate Is Naughty Penelope

The lovely Cate Blanchett will be lending her voice to the team at Family Guy as the guest star in this week’s episode, airing Sunday night. Cate plays the role of little Penelope, the new girl in town, who like Stewie, prefers to live dangerously. With a slight English-come-Aussie accent, Cate play Stewie’s gal pal perfectly, and she’s a little cutie. Check out the sneak peek of Cate Blanchett in the hilarious animation, Family Guy. More »

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Christian Louboutin To Design Cinderella’s Glass Slippers For DVD Re-Release

Fairytale Footwear

There isn’t a more perfect shoe designer to work on the world’s most iconic shoes, Cinderella’s glass slippers, than Christian Louboutin. The man behind those famous red soles has been commissioned by Disney to put his magic touch on the crystal pumps for the classic cartoon’s DVD re-release this summer. I’m imagining stilettos, maybe a platform and of course some rosy red peeking through underneath! Could there be any more adorable a combination than Disney and Louboutin? More »

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Disney Is Working On A New Hand-Drawn Animated Film

Woot!!!

The Walt Disney Animation Research Library issued a press release today to publicly wish a Happy Birthday to famed Disney animation director Ron Clements … and in the process, they revealed that plans are in the works for a new hand-drawn animated film. Clements previously worked on the Disney animated films The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Heracles, The Princess and the Frog and more … and is currently working on an as-yet unnamed new hand-drawn animated feature! Woot!! Click below to read the press release in full and learn all there is to know about this exciting news. More »

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Hologram Tupac Shakur May Be Going On Tour

Yes, Really!

The hologram resurrection of the late Tupac Shakur thrilled the audience Sunday night at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival … then it became a huge internet sensation yesterday. Today we are hearing that the hologram Tupac may be going on tour … for real. Plans are reportedly in the works for this hologram Tupac to join Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre on a tour that would visit stadiums around the country … and possibly the world. Considering how popular hologram Tupac is right now (you can even follow it on Twitter — tho, technically, it’s not really a hologram but rather an elaborate projection), it makes sense that tour plans are seriously being discussed. More »

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Watch: Princess Merida Is Featured In A New ‘Brave’ Promo Video

The Bold and the 'Brave'

Earlier this month we got to see fun new character posters for the forthcoming Disney/Pixar film Brave. Today we get to check out a really cool promo video that focuses squarely on the lead protagonist character in Brave, Princess Merida. Titled Merida’s Brave Journey, this new promo clip is meant to give us a better understanding of the character that we will get to know and love in the film. Click below to see just how feisty and spirited Princess Merida can be. More »

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Matt Groening Now Says That ‘The Simpsons’ Hometown Of Springfield Is NOT In Oregon

UPDATE

Yesterday we learned that The Simpsons creator Matt Groening revealed that the Springfield featured in the animated series is located in the State of Oregon. Today, we learn that that fact is not necessarily true. Apparently, Groening‘s comments were taken out of context, misconstrued or just flat out incorrectly reported … because in new comments made to TV Guide, Groening denies that he revealed the true location of Springfield. Sorry, Oregonians. More »

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‘Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening Reveals The Location Of Springfield

Mystery Solved

For years, fans of The Simpsons have been wondering where in the world the Springfield in the animated series is located. Because there are so many Springfields in the US, folks have been speculating which city is the real hometown of the animated Simpson family. In a new interview with Matt Groening, we finally learn. After so many years of deliberately keeping the information quiet, Groening is ready for the world to know where, exactly, is the Springfield of The Simpsons. More »

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