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CINEMACON 2012 SOUND BITES #1 Johnny Depp The Lone Ranger "Tonto" (VO)
CINEMACON 2012 SOUND BITES #2 Jerry Bruckheimer The Lone Ranger (Producer) (VO)
CINEMACON 2012 SOUND BITES #3 Peter Hedges The Odd Life of Timothy Green (Director/Writer) (VO)
CINEMACON 2012 SOUND BITES #4 John C. Reilly Wreck-It Ralph "Wreck-It Ralph" (VO)
CINEMACON 2012 SOUND BITES #5 Mark Andrews & Katherine Sarafian (Brave, Director and Producer) (VO)
CINEMACON 2012 SOUND BITES #6 Jennifer Garner The Odd Life of Timothy Green "Cindy Green" (VO)
CINEMACON 2012 SOUND BITES #7 James Franco Oz the Great and Powerful "Oz" (VO)
CINEMACON 2012 SOUND BITES #8 Mila Kunis Oz the Great and Powerful "Theodora" (VO)
COMIC-CON 2012 SOUND BITES #1 Tim Burton Frankenweenie (Director) (VO)
COMIC-CON 2012 SOUND BITES #2 Atticus Shaffer Frankenweenie "Edgar E. Gore" (VO)
COMIC-CON 2012 SOUND BITES #3 Allison Abbate & Don Hahn Frankenweenie (Producer and Executive Producer) (VO)
COMIC-CON 2012 SOUND BITES #4 Sam Raimi Oz The Great and Powerful (Director) (VO)
COMIC-CON 2012 SOUND BITES #5 Mila Kunis Oz The Great and Powerful "Theodora" (VO)
COMIC-CON 2012 SOUND BITES #6 Michelle Williams Oz The Great and Powerful "Glinda" (VO)
COMIC-CON 2012 SOUND BITES #7 Rich Moore & Clark Spencer Wreck-It Ralph (Director and Producer) (VO)
COMIC-CON 2012 SOUND BITES #8 John C. Reilly Wreck-It Ralph "Wreck-It Ralph" (VO)
COMIC-CON 2012 SOUND BITES #9 Sarah Silverman Wreck-It Ralph "Vanellope von Schweetz" (VO)
MALEFICENT The Walt Disney Studios announced today that production began Wednesday, June 13th, on "Maleficent," starring Academy Award®-winning actress Angelina Jolie. Directed by two-time Oscar®-winning production designer Robert Stromberg ("Avatar," "Alice in Wonderland"), in his directorial debut, and produced by Joe Roth, "Maleficent" is written by Linda Woolverton ("The Lion King," "Beauty and the Beast") and executive produced by Angelina Jolie, Don Hahn, Matt Smith and Palak Patel. Co-starring in the film are Sharlto Copley ("District 9"), Elle Fanning ("Super 8"), Sam Riley ("On the Road"), Imelda Staunton ("Vera Drake"), Miranda Richardson ("The Hours"), Juno Temple ("Atonement") and Lesley Manville ("Secrets & Lies"). This is the untold story of Disney's most beloved villain, Maleficent, from the 1959 classic "Sleeping Beauty." The film reveals the events that hardened her heart and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora. Behind-the-scenes talent includes Academy Award®-winning cinematographer Dean Semler ("Dances with Wolves," "In the Land of Blood and Honey"), production designer Gary Freeman ("Saving Private Ryan," "The Bourne Supremacy"), two-time Oscar® nominated costume designer Anna B. Sheppard ("Schindler's List," "The Pianist") and seven-time Academy Award-winning makeup artist Rick Baker ("Planet of the Apes," "Men in Black"). "Maleficent" is scheduled for a March 14, 2014 release in 3D. ©2012 Disney Enterprises, Inc.
IRON MAN 3 Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) Behind the Scenes at the start of production. TM & © 2012 Marvel & Subs. All Rights Reserved.
THE LONE RANGER From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski comes Disney/Bruckheimer Films' "The Lone Ranger." Tonto (Johnny Depp), a spirit warrior on a personal quest, joins forces in a fight for justice with John Reid (Armie Hammer), a lawman who has become a masked avenger. ©2012 Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer, Inc.
WRECK-IT RALPH Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly)—tired of being overshadowed by Fix-It Felix, Jr. (voice of Jack McBrayer), the "good guy" star of their game—sets off on a quest to prove he's got what it takes to be a hero. His arcade-game-hopping journey kicks off at Game Central Station, an industrial power strip that serves as the central hub connecting every game in the arcade. In theaters Nov. 2, 2012, "Wreck-It Ralph" also features the voices of Jane Lynch and Sarah Silverman. ©2012 Disney. All Rights Reserved.
OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL Oscar Diggs' (James Franco) hot air balloon sails over the landscape of the Land of Oz in Disney's fantastical adventure "Oz The Great and Powerful." The film, produced by Joe Roth, directed by Sam Raimi, written by Mitchell Kapner and David Lindsay-Abaire, stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams and Zach Braff. "Oz The Great and Powerful" opens in U.S. theaters on March 8, 2013. © 2012 Disney Enterprises, Inc.
CINEMACON 2012 SOUND BITES #9 Tim Burton Frankenweenie (Director) (VO)
FINDING NEMO 3D Shark Week Clip #1 "Fish Are Friends" (VO)
MONTERS UNIVERSITY MIKE and SULLEY amongst other monsters. ©2012 Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.
The Walt Disney Studios For more than 85 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today, the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films are released under the following banners: Disney, including Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios; Disneynature; Marvel Studios; and Touchstone Pictures, the banner under which live-action films from DreamWorks Studios are distributed. The Disney Music Group encompasses the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!. Marvel Studios Marvel Studios, a division of Marvel Entertainment, produces movies based on the world's most prominent and iconic comic book empire. With a library of over 8,000 characters, Marvel Studios creates blockbuster film franchises which to date include Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger, and Marvel’s The Avengers. Marvel Entertainment is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. Touchstone Pictures The first film released under the Touchstone Pictures banner made waves on the big screen in 1984 with the hit Splash starring Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah. Since then, The Walt Disney Studios has released over 200 films from Touchstone Pictures, including Good Morning Vietnam, Dead Poets Society, Pretty Woman, Sister Act, Father of the Bride, Con Air, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Step Up, and The Proposal. In 2009, The Walt Disney Studios finalized a film distribution agreement with the independently owned DreamWorks Studios, whose films including the critically acclaimed The Help and Steven Spielberg’s War Horse are released via Touchstone. Disneynature Disneynature was launched on Earth Day 2008 with the mission of bringing the world’s top nature filmmakers together to share a wide variety of wildlife stories on the big screen in order to engage, inspire, and entertain theatrical audiences everywhere. Walt Disney was a pioneer in wildlife filmmaking, producing 13 True-Life Adventure motion pictures between 1948 and 1960, which earned eight Academy Awards®. Earth (2009), Oceans (2010), African Cats (2011), and Chimpanzee (2012) are four of the top five highest overall grossing feature-length nature films to date, with Chimpanzee garnering a record-breaking opening weekend for the genre. Conservation has been a key pillar of the label, and Disneynature films empower the audience to help make a difference. Through donations tied to opening week attendance, Disneynature has planted 3 million trees in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest; established 40,000 acres of marine protected area in The Bahamas; protected 65,000 acres of savanna in Kenya; and will educate school children, care for chimpanzees, and protect 129,236 acres of wild chimpanzee habitat in the Republic of Congo. Walt Disney Animation Studios In 1937, Disney released its first fully animated feature film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and pioneered a new form of family entertainment. Over 70 years later, Walt Disney Animation Studios continues to honor its heritage through traditional and computer animated films that combine breathtaking artistry, masterful storytelling and groundbreaking technology. The Burbank-based animation studio is responsible for family favorite films like Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Lilo and Stitch, Bolt, The Princess and the Frog and Tangled. DisneyToon Studios is a cutting-edge producer of feature-length animated films for the home and theatrical markets. Projects range from the hugely popular Disney Fairies films featuring the iconic and beloved Tinker Bell, to the upcoming comedy-action-adventure movie Planes. Pixar Animation Studios Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative, and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. Creator of some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including the Toy Story and Cars films, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, WALL•E and Up. The Northern California studio has won 29 Academy Awards® and seven Golden Globes®, and its 12 feature films have grossed more than $7.2 billion at the worldwide box office. Disney Music Group Disney Music Group is home to Hollywood Records, Walt Disney Records, and Disney Music Publishing. The labels’ genre-spanning rosters include Selena Gomez & The Scene, Demi Lovato, McClain Sisters, American Idol finalist Stefano Langone, Coco Jones, R5, Lucy Hale, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Breaking Benjamin, Plain White T’s, Redlight King, Cherri Bomb, Bridgit Mendler, ZZ Ward, and more. DMG also releases family music and film and television soundtracks such as Avengers Assemble, Phineas and Ferb, Shake It Up, A.N.T. Farm, Muppets: The Green Album, The Muppets, and TRON: Legacy. Disney Theatrical Group Disney Theatrical Group (DTG) is among the world’s most successful commercial theatre enterprises, producing or licensing live entertainment events that reach a global annual audience of more than 20 million people in more than 40 countries. DTG produces and licenses Broadway musicals around the world, including The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida, TARZAN®, Mary Poppins, a co-production by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh, The Little Mermaid, Newsies and Peter and the Starcatcher. Winner of six Tony® Awards, The Lion King, which opened in 1997 and is the highest grossing show in Broadway history, has been seen by more than 63 million people in 15 countries on five continents; its 19 productions have grossed over $4.7 billion worldwide. With six productions on three continents, Mary Poppins opened on Broadway in 2006 and is one of the biggest stage musical successes to emerge from London or New York in recent years, earning over $644 million and welcoming 9.3 million guests. DTG delivers live entertainment around the globe through its license to Feld Entertainment, producer of Disney on Ice and Disney Live!, delighting over 10 million guests in nearly 50 countries every year. In addition, DTG licenses musical titles for local school and community theatre productions through Music Theatre International. © Disney. All Rights Reserved. From creative genius Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland,” The Nightmare Before Christmas”) comes “Frankenweenie,” a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new “leash on life” can be monstrous. ©2012 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.