Social Media

Report: Disney seriously considering Twitter takeover bid

The Twitter takeover chatter rages on, with the Walt Disney Co.emerging as a potential savior for the struggling social media platform. As it turns out, the Twitter-Disney connection runs deep, and could make sense under CEO Bob Iger.

Disney princesses heading to your smartphone with ‘Charmed Adventures’

Disney has launched a new app for both Android and iOS called Disney Princesses: Charmed Adventures, which allows you to play a series of minigames and collect charms for your bracelet.
Movies & TV

Marvel, ‘Captain America: Civil War’ get parodied in the newest Honest Trailer

The latest video in Screen Junkie's Honest Trailers series is here, and this time, it's Marvel's Captain America: Civil War in the spotlight. The trailer parodies the superhero flick and its similarities to Batman v Superman: Dawn of…
Movies & TV

Mysteries of Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ remain, but its runtime has been revealed

Marvel's Doctor Strange is coming to theaters this fall, so it's time to start planning. That task has just gotten a little easier now that the superhero film's runtime has been revealed.
Movies & TV

Vin Diesel reveals the Guardians of the Galaxy are coming to ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 isn't due out till 2017, but the superhero team already has its next movie beyond that lined up. Vin Diesel revealed that they'll appear in 2018's Avengers: Infinity War.
Home Theater

Disney’s new billion-dollar purchase tees up stand-alone ESPN streaming service

Disney has acquired a big stake in MLB's prospective video spinoff, BAM Tech. The company streams video for large clients, including Disney-owned WatchESPN, and will partner with Disney for a stand-alone ESPN streaming service.
Cool Tech

Disney wants to stick projectors on drones and fly them in its parks

Disney parks and drones could be a match made in heaven, the flying machines presenting a myriad of possibilities for the entertainment giant. And a patent for a quadcopter with an attached projector shows it already has some ideas up its…

Three of the best ’90s platformers revived as classic Disney games appear at GOG

Anyone looking for a dose of '90s nostalgia will be well-served by three new releases on the GOG storefront - classic platformers based on Disney's Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Jungle Book.
Movies & TV

Disney’s ‘Rocketeer’ reboot gains momentum with a black female lead

Disney plans to take its reboot of The Rocketeer in a new direction. The film, described as a "sequel-reboot" will reportedly feature a black female lead who has to stop a corrupt rocket scientist.
Movies & TV

Disney’s young Han Solo film will likely have company

At this point, trilogies are pretty much par for the Star Wars course. When all is said and done, the main saga will be comprised of three of them, and it seems the Han Solo anthology project is eyeing a multi-film arc as well.
Cool Tech

Disney Research develops method to capture 3D facial performances with a single camera

Disney Research has devised a method to render an actor's facial performance in 3D with a single camera. The simplified technique, which could benefit future movies and video games, works with virtually any camera, including an iPhone.
Movies & TV

Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ keeps on swimming past U.S. box-office records

Pixar's Finding Dory has made an estimated $446 million at the box office in a few short weeks, making it the highest-grossing animated film of all time in the United States.