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India approves Walt Disney’s Rs.1,000 crore investment


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday said it has approved US-based Walt Disney's Rs.1,000 crore investment proposal in broadcasting business in India.Based on the recommendations of the ... Read more...

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‘The Avengers’ sequel in 2015


August 18th, 2012 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS) Marvel studios have confirmed a sequel to the 2012 superhero movie "The Avengers" and the project will be once again helmed by Joss Whedon.Walt Disney ... Read more...

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‘Hocus Pocus’ sequel on cards?


July 8th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS) If reports are to be believed, Walt Disney studios is planning to develop a sequel to 1993 Halloween-themed comedy "Hocus Pocus".According to the reports, the ... Read more...

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Disney to ban junk food ads on programmes for kids


June 6th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) US media and entertainment giant Walt Disney Company has announced it will become the first major media company to ban junk-food advertising on its TV, radio ... Read more...

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West wants to build amusement park


May 30th, 2012 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Rapper-turned-fashion designer Kanye West has set his sights on building an amusement park."What I want to do post-Grammys is I want to work on ... Read more...

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Chinese company to co-produce ‘Iron Man 3′


April 17th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) China-based film production company DMG Entertainment will co-produce the third instalment of the popular "Iron Man" franchise. A part of the film will be shot ... Read more...

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Scarlett gets diet tips from Jeremy


March 16th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 16 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson has been getting diet tips from Jeremy Renner, her co-star in the upcoming movie "Avengers"."Jeremy taught me not to eat a large ... Read more...

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Guillermo to direct remake of `Beauty and the Beast’


February 15th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will direct and produce a new version of "Beauty and the Beast" for Warner Bros. Studios, the online edition of ... Read more...

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US stocks slip


February 9th, 2012 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) The US stocks slipped in midday trading Wednesday as investors' concerns mounted amid prolonged debt talks in Greece.The Dow Jones industrial average fell 30.05 points, ... Read more...

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Resul Pookutty to work on Tamil film ‘3′


January 19th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Oscar-winning sound engineer Resul Pokutty, who won the international honour for his work in "Slumdog Millionaire", has been roped in for megastar Rajinikanth's daughter ... Read more...

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Disney’s Princess Cinderella to visit India


December 5th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Disney's Princess Cinderella and her Prince Charming are coming to India for the first time and they will do 20 live shows across five cities, ... Read more...

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Hollywood writers in Delhi


November 20th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) A group of Hollywood writers and producers of top TV shows and films participated in the fifth International Entertainment Education Conference here to prove that ... Read more...

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Now, robot prototype that looks, talks like real person


November 8th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) German and Japanese scientists have developed a new robot prototype Mask-bot which looks like a real talking person. It can easily reproduce simple dialogue. When project ... Read more...

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‘The Muppets’ to hit Indian screens Nov 25


November 4th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Walt Disney's new film, "The Muppets" starring Jason Segel and Amy Adams, is scheduled for a Nov 25 release in India.Directed by James Bobin, the ... Read more...

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Cameron to build an ‘Avatar’ theme park


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide is joining forces with acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron to bring the world of "Avatar" to life at Disney parks.The ... Read more...

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‘Lion King’ to be released in 3D


September 17th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lion King is going back to the theaters 17 years after the movie became one of the highest earning movies of all time. The franchise is ... Read more...

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‘Doremon In Nobita…’ to hit Indian theatres Oct 6


September 15th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Here's some good news for children - Walt Disney's animated film "Doremon In Nobita and the Steel Troops: The New Age" will hit Indian screens ... Read more...

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Depp’s ‘The Lone Ranger’ on hold


August 14th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Walt Disney Studios has halted the production of Johnny Depp starrer "The Lone Ranger" due to budget concerns. Depp was to play Tonto in the ... Read more...

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Winnie the Pooh to debut in Indian cinemas


August 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Whether you're six or 60 - one look at the golden, honey-loving bear and you know you're going to love Winnie the Pooh. The philosophical ... Read more...

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Watson to star in ‘Beauty And The Beast’ adaptation


July 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) After "Harry Potter", actress Emma Watson is all set to star in a new film adaptation of "Beauty and the Beast".Contactmusic.com reports that she will ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp working with Disney on two new film projects


July 13th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnny Depp is collaborating with Walt Disney on two projects, TheWrap has reported. According to details of the report, Depp’s Infinitum Nihil has teamed up with ... Read more...

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Manish Arora ties up with jewellery brand (With Image)


July 7th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Well-known designer Manish Arora has collaborated with Gitanjali Jewellers and will showcase his collection at their recently launched store in Mumbai."Manish Arora by Gitanjali Lifestyle ... Read more...

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Loren’s tribute to Walt Disney with ‘Cars 2′


June 17th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Actress Sophia Loren says her role in the upcoming movie "Cars 2" is a tribute to movie giant Walt Disney, who helped her when she was ... Read more...

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Disney Studios to cut five percent jobs


June 8th, 2011 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 8 (IANS) Walt Disney Studios plans to cut up to 250 jobs, which comprise five percent of its worldwide workforce, a media report said.The cuts would take ... Read more...

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Walt Disney, UTV to co-produce family films


May 19th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Movie production majors UTV Motion Pictures and the Walt Disney Company in India Thursday announced a creative alliance to co-produce a slate of films for ... Read more...

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Walt Disney Co. registers ‘SEAL’ trademark


May 14th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 14 (IANS) The Walt Disney Co. has registered a trademark titled "SEAL TEAM 6" - the name of the elite team that killed Osama bin Laden in ... Read more...

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Darsheel impresses LA audiences with superhero act in ‘Zokkomon’


April 25th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Darsheel Safary's superhero act in "Zokkomon" was a big hit at the Indian Film Festival Of Los Angeles, says his co-star Anupam Kher.Anupam, who also ... Read more...

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Poor special effects, lax plot mar kids film ‘Zokkomon’ (IANS Hindi Film Review, Rating: **)


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Zokkomon"; Starring: Anupam Kher, Darsheel Safary, Manjari Phadnis; Directed by: Satyajit Bhatkal; Rating: **Heart-warming performances and noble intentions do not make great cinema. This one falls short of expectations, ... Read more...

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Ramesh Sippy plans to direct again (Movie Snippets)


April 20th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Ramesh Sippy, who donned the director's hat 16 years ago for "Zamana Deewana", is planning to go behind the camera soon."Now I ... Read more...

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Moscow seeks investors for Disneyland park project


April 18th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS) Authorities in Russia's Moscow city have plans to build a Disneyland-like park for which they are searching for investors."We are constantly in talks with companies that ... Read more...

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‘Do Dooni Chaar’ to open Indian film fest in New York


April 13th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor's critically acclaimed film "Do Dooni Chaar" will open the 11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival to be held May ... Read more...

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Work starts on Disney resort in Shanghai


April 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 8 (IANS) Construction work began here Friday on the $3.7 billion Shanghai Disney resort project that is spread over 1 sq km.Robert Iger, president and CEO of the ... Read more...

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It’s the most difficult thing I have done: Anupam Kher


April 8th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) The intense father, the goofy comic, the Machiavellian villain... Anupam Kher has acted in hundreds of films but says his double role in the upcoming ... Read more...

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Jennifer Garner to play Agatha Christie’s super-sleuth Miss Marple


March 30th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 30 (ANI): Jennifer Garner has landed the title character in Walt Disney Pictures' upcoming big-screen adaptation of Agatha Christie's 'Miss Marple' mystery novel series.According to IGN, the character - immortalized ... Read more...

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1 in 5 young professionals wants to work with Google


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 23 (ANI): Google ranks number one on list of ideal employers, according to a survey released by consulting firm Universum.Nearly 25 per cent of survey respondents picked Google ... Read more...

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