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Disney exec: Robin Williams’ will prevented potential sequel using Aladdin outtakes

While the late Robin Williams recorded enough material for an Aladdin sequel during 1991 sessions for the Disney film, his will prevents them from being used, foiling claimed attempts by Disney to make a fourth film in the franchise with…
Home Theater

The Internet TV wars heat up as Playstation Vue picks up Disney, ESPN, and ABC

Things are looking up for Sony's nascent Internet TV offering, Playstation Vue, as the service has inked a new deal with Disney that will see ESPN, Disney Channel, and ABC affiliates added to its expansive channel list.
DT Daily

Teen device usage stats, Ash vs Evil Dead on FB, #ForceForDaniel: DT Daily 2:23

How much teens - and babies - are using devices and media, the Evil Dead reboots on Facebook, help a dying man see Star Wars: The Force Awakens before it's too late.
Cool Tech

Disney researchers find a way to improve renderings of fabric

The most beloved of Disney characters are known as much for their outfits as they are for their stories, and now, the geniuses at the animation studio have found a more efficient way to render realistic fabrics.
Movies & TV

Netflix will stream Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Canada, not in U.S.

Netflix will stream the upcoming Star Wars film, but only in Canada. The video streaming giant hasn't been able to secure rights in the U.S. or in Europe because of the timing of other contracts. 
Movies & TV

Disney to launch streaming platform in the U.K. next month, snubs U.S. for foreseeable future

The major media company will launch DisneyLife, its own video and audio streamer next month, in the UK next month. The service will offer hundreds of books, music, and movies including the Pixar catalog, and classic Disney films but not the…
Movies & TV

The Force is strong with the new Star Wars trailer 2:35

Diving into the backstories of the new characters in the franchise, the new Star Wars trailer also features appearances from Han Solo, Princess Leia and everyone's favorite Wookie, Chewbacca.
Movies & TV

Disney opts for Fifty Shades of Grey writer to pen live-action Cruella de Vil movie

Going from Fifty Shades of Grey to a Disney movie isn't an obvious career move, but it's what Kelly Marcel reportedly plans to do. The screenwriter is attached to Cruella, a live-action story based on 101 Dalmatian's puppy-skinning…
Movies & TV

Disney and Pixar set release dates for Cars 3 and Incredibles 2, push back Toy Story 4

June will be a big month for Disney and Pixar fans for the next few years based on the release dates set for Cars 3, Incredibles 2, and Toy Story 4. The studios shared their release calendar through 2019.
Cool Tech

Open Bionics just unveiled Star Wars, Marvel and Disney themed prosthetics for kids

UK limb maker Open Bionics is radically overhauling the artificial limb market by creating brightly colored, kid-friendly prosthetic hands that are branded after popular superheroes and movie characters.
Movies & TV

Disney casts its newest princess: Moana

While your kids wait for Frozen 2, Disney is hard at work on an adventure that takes place in a very different climate. Moana is set in the Pacific Islands and Disney recently revealed that it has found the voice of the eponymous princess
Computing

HP takes Star Wars branding to the Dark Side with this Empire-themed notebook

If you just can't get enough Star Wars stuff, HP has a special edition laptop that will have you feeling the force again in no time. The HP Star Wars notebook will be available for pre-order on October 8th.