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Chromecast bulks up on content with support for Disney, Twitch, iHeartRadio

Chromecast bolsters its app selection once again, unveiling a trio of new Disney apps, iHeartRadio, and Twitch for use with both Android and iOS devices.
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Watch Disney’s DuckTales theme recreated with actual ducks

Disney blog "Oh My Disney" has recreated the opening theme of beloved '80s cartoon DuckTales using actual ducks in place of Scrooge McDuck and his nephews.

Amazon halts pre-orders of some Disney movies in apparent Hachette-like dispute

Amazon is restricting pre-orders of some Disney movies in an apparent effort to score a better pricing deal. The move comes as it employs a similar tactic against book publisher Hachette in an ongoing dispute over e-book pricing.
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Netflix Canada pens deal for exclusive first-run streaming rights to new Disney movies

Disney and Netflix announced yesterday that the two companies have penned a new multi-year licensing agreement that will effectively make Netflix the exclusive Canadian subscription TV service with first-run Disney feature films…
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The Empire Strikes Brick: Rian Johnson to write, direct Star Wars: Episode VIII

Looper and Brick filmmaker Rian Johnson is reportedly in talks to write and direct Star Wars: Episode VIII, and to deliver a story treatment for Episode IX.

Exploring the weird, wonderful melodic wizardry of Fantasia: Music Evolved

Harmonix gets weird with Fantasia: Music Evolved, a gesture-based, creativity-driven rhythm game that casts players in the role of a musical sorcerer's apprentice.
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Chronicle director Josh Trank to helm standalone Star Wars film

Disney and LucasFilm have announced that Chronicle and The Fantastic Four director Josh Trank will helm one of the three rumored standalone films set in Star Wars Universe.

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix screens conjure up the Disney magic

Check out a new batch of screens for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix, which combines Kingdom Hearts 2 and Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep into one package.
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Netflix nabs Sony licensing agreement, tightens grip on animated movies in US

The leading streaming service struck a multi-year arrangement with Sony Animation Films to bring the production company's animated features in the first pay-TV window to Netflix's U.S. subscribers. The move positions Netflix with an even…
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Godzilla director and Walking Dead game writer come together for Star Wars

Disney and Lucasfilm confirm that Godzilla director Gareth Edwards and The Walking Dead game writer Gary Whitta will deliver 2016's first Star Wars spin-off.

Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes comes to PS4, Xbox One this fall

Disney reveals Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes for a fall 2014 release on PlayStation and Xbox consoles, as well as iOS, PC, and Wii U.