It was announced today by Skydance Animation that the studio has hired ousted Walt Disney Animation Studios/Pixar Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter. Lasseter was previously ousted by Disney following an investigation as a result of sexual harassment claims. The former CCO was placed on a sabbatical in November 2017 when allegations first surfaced. This led to his subsequent dismissal from Disney his role at several months later. This begs the question in this era of…"John Lasseter Hired By Skydance Animation"
Films under the Disney umbrella earned over $3 billion at the box office in 2018 but the company is looking to exceed expectations in 2019. When one looked at the 2018 calendar, Disney films accounted for at least one film every month. As pointed out by The Big Picture, Disney CEO Bob Iger tightened things down to the point that the studio releases about a dozen films a year or less. The Mouse didn’t release…"The Walt Disney Company Will Own The 2019 Box Office"
While Incredibles 2 is currently available through digital means, the physical copies will be available for fans to purchase on November 6, 2018. The bonus features may vary by retailer. There are a few shorts that are exclusively solely to the digital copy. If you purchase the physical media, you can still watch by registering the code on Movies Anywhere. BONUS FEATURES (may vary by retailer) Digital Exclusives: The Coolest Guy in Show Business –…"Incredibles 2 comes home"
Taking place almost immediately after the first film, The Incredibles 2 may just be the best Pixar sequel ever. When The Incredibles first came out in November 2004, the superhero genre was not as saturated as it is now. To bring the family of superheroes back some fourteen years later meant that writer-director Brad Bird had to deliver, what with the current market being what it is. This is a good problem to have. It…"The Incredibles 2 May Be The Best Pixar Sequel"
Pixar’s Oscar-nominated hit, Coco, comes home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD today with a number of memorable songs. The animated film was a hit with critics and audiences alike. Unlike the rest of his family, Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) has long had an interest in music and wants to follow in the footsteps of his hero, Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin Bratt). One thing leads to another and Miguel soon finds himself in the visually…"Coco hits 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD"
During Friday’s session of the D23 Expo, John Lasseter hosted Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios: The Upcoming Films. It gives fans the opportunity to be among the first people to see never-seen-before footage from their upcoming slate. Lasseter is the chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios. On Friday, he presented never-before-seen footage from Pixar’s upcoming feature film, Coco, and Disney Animation’s Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2. The presentation…"D23: Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios talk future slate of films"