Movies & TV

Colin Trevorrow laughs off petition to let George Lucas helm Star Wars: Episode IX

Colin Trevorrow isn't taking a push to replace him as director of Star Wars: Episode IX too seriously, based on his response in a new interview. Over 20,000 fans have signed a petition calling for George Lucas to helm the upcoming film.
Movies & TV

Star Wars: The Force Awakens dethrones Avatar for domestic box office record

Avatar had a good run, but now Star Wars: The Force Awakens tops the list of all-time highest-grossing films at the domestic box office. The record was broken Wednesday, just 20 days after The Force Awakens' release.
Movies & TV

George Lucas likens the sale of Star Wars rights to selling his kids to ‘white slavers’

It wasn't easy for George Lucas to part with Star Wars. The famed filmmaker described it as a breakup, and then further joked about feeling like he had sold his kids to "white slavers."

Disney Infinity uses the force well in new Force Awakens playset 3:02

Rey, Finn and your favorite "Force Awakens" characters are ready to play in the new add-on for Disney Infinity 3.0. See if you'll want to join in after watching this quick video review.
Cool Tech

The secret to Disney’s gravity-defying, wall-climbing robot? Not sticky wheels

They can just about walk on water, and now, robots can walk on walls too. A new robot named VertiGo is the latest to come out of Disney Research, and with its ground-wall transition capabilities, it’s one of Disney’s coolest…
Movies & TV

Star Wars: The Force Awakens finds the sweet spot between new and nostalgic

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, director J.J. Abrams strikes just the right balance in the seventh installment of the franchise to make fans fall in love with the saga all over again.
Social Media

MouseMingle.com is a dating site for Disney lovers, because why not?

Apparently, now that most dating apps have become too all-encompassing of interests and personality types, it's now necessary to create a tool specifically for lovers of the happiest place on Earth.

Disney XD doubles-down on eSports with upcoming Mario Kart 8 special

A televised special featuring Nintendo's Mario Kart 8 will air on Disney XD in December, continuing the network's foray into eSports coverage and following up on a previous Nintendo World Championships event.
Home Theater

Disney launches a Netflix-like streaming service — but only in the U.K. for now

Starting today, the U.K. boasts a new Disney streaming service that many a U.S. fan will envy. DisneyLife, which is being billed as "the biggest Disney movie collection in one digital membership" also offers TV shows, books, music, apps…
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How much is too much Star Wars? Disney preps new film every year forever

Disney has five Star Wars-related releases planned through 2019, and plans to use its Marvel franchise as a model to continue to create more films in the franchise each year, virtually ad infinitum.
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Merlin Saga adaptation lands Lord of the Rings writer

When a major studio adapts a series of young adult novels about an adolescent wizard, you stand up and take notice -- and when that studio hires one of the foremost fantasy screenwriters in the business, things get even more interesting.
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Are you ready for some Football, LA? Disney CEO could bring in 2 teams as early as 2016

The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders have teamed up and pulled off a big play. The teams have locked down Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger to head their Los Angeles stadium bid, which could move both teams to LA as early as next…