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Disney reportedly making Maleficent sequel, but will Angelina Jolie be on board?

Disney is reportedly in the early stages of organizing a sequel to Maleficent. Lead actress Angelina Jolie, however, has not yet been signed to the project, though Joe Roth is slated to produce, with Linda Woolverton on board to pen the…

Disney will expand its MagicBands technology, explores use of other wearables

Tom Staggs, chief operating officer of The Walt Disney Co., recently said the company will expand the use of its smart wristband technology in varied forms beyond its flagship resort in Orlando, Florida to other Disney resorts, according to…

Disney has made tiny musical instruments that use sound to control your smartphone

Disney has created Acoustruments, tiny musical instruments which use ultrasonic sound to control your smartphone, that require no power, and can be built using 3D printers.
Movies & TV

The Star Wars saga goes digital this Friday with new bonus features

Until now, if you wanted to watch one of the Star Wars films on your phone or tablet, you were on your own, and it wasn't easy. Now the entire six-movie saga will be available in high resolution digital format.

Disney invests a huge amount of money in DraftKings

The Walt Disney Company is said to be investing $250 million in fantasy sports website DraftKings. The deal, however, is less about the goings-on of the website itself than it is about advertising on the Disney-owned ESPN.
Movies & TV

The future needs saving in spectacular new Tomorrowland trailer

The second trailer for Walt Disney Pictures' upcoming sci-fi adventure Tomorrowland offers a wild ride, along with a few more details about the mysterious movie that debuts in May.
Movies & TV

Guardians of the Galaxy director says Marvel Studios won’t be at San Diego Comic-Con

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has indicated that Marvel Studios won't be at this year's Comic-Con International in San Diego.

Disney iPhone app turns selfies into 3D characters from Star Wars, Frozen

Disney's latest iPhone app, "Show Your Disney Side," turns your mug into one of several characters from Disney's amusement parks. For Star Wars fans, that means you can "dress up" as Darth Maul or X-Wing Pilot.

Shadow of Moroder: Electronic music pioneer is working on a mystery Tron game

Italian electronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder is working on the soundtrack to a new and as-yet-unannounced Tron video game with prominent, young DJ Skrillex.
Movies & TV

Disney considering Marvel and Star Wars video subscription services

Disney CEO Bob Iger says the company is considering dedicated Marvel and Star Wars video subscription services as possible additions to Sling TV offerings.
Cool Tech

Disney’s latest project is an artistic beach robot

Finding Nemo has never been drawn at this scale before — the Disney Research Hub and ETH Zürich have worked together on a BeachBot robot that can magically create works of art on the beach.
Movies & TV

Here’s a new look at the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

A new photo of the iconic Star Wars spacecraft The Millennium Falcon appears in a profile of Disney CEO Bob Iger, who poses in front of the famous ship.