27 de junio de 2017
The Ultimate Disney Fan Event is just around the corner. Today the Walt Disney Studios revealed an exclusive look at its unparalleled film slate for this event. The D23 Expo 2017 will take place July 14 – 14 in Anaheim, California.
At two marquee Hall D23 presentations, the Studio will give fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse at its upcoming releases, with animated films from Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios showcased on Friday, July 14, and live-action projects from Disney, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm taking the stage on Saturday, July 15. While the films to be featured in Hall D23 will remain under wraps until showtime, the Studio’s upcoming slate includes Pixar’s Coco; Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther, and Avengers: Infinity War; Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi; Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time and Mary Poppins Returns; Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2; and more.
In addition, a new event has been announced for Sunday, July 16, at 10 a.m. in the D23 Expo Arena: Celebration of an Animated Classic: The Lion King. Producer Don Hahn, director Rob Minkoff, animators Tony Bancroft and Mark Henn, and special guests will be in attendance during this not-to-be-missed look back at the timeless and beloved Disney animated film.
HALL D23 PRESENTATIONS:
Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios: The Upcoming Films, Hosted by John Lasseter
Friday, July 14, 2:30 p.m. – Hall D23
Were you there in 2015 when Ellen DeGeneres and Dwayne Johnson wowed the crowds? When Zootopia’s sloth scene screened for the very first time? And when Randy Newman, Buzz Lightyear, and Woody celebrated the 20th anniversary of Toy Story? Then you know the Animation presentation at Hall D23 is a MUST. Join host John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, as he presents Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios: The Upcoming Films. Never-before-seen footage from Pixar’s upcoming feature Coco and Disney Animation’s Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 will be unveiled, as well as surprise announcements, musical performances, and appearances by star voice talent. Cell phones, cameras, and all recording devices will be checked for this presentation.
Disney, Marvel Studios & Lucasfilm – Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios
Saturday, July 15, 10:30 a.m. – Hall D23
The Walt Disney Studios is home to the biggest and most beloved brands in filmmaking today, with a number of highly anticipated projects from Disney, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm in the works. At this exclusive Hall D23 presentation featuring never-before-seen footage, surprise star appearances, and more, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at an exciting array of spectacular films on the horizon from these world-class studios. Cell phones, cameras, and all recording devices will be checked for this presentation.
CALENDAR OF KEY EVENTS:
The Power of the Princess
Saturday, July 15, 10:30 a.m. – Stage 28
Walt Disney Animation Studios invites you to The Power of the Princess, featuring Jodi Benson (Ariel), Paige O’Hara (Belle), Anika Noni Rose (Tiana), and Auli‘i Cravalho (Moana)—the talented actresses who brought these iconic characters to life—as they share stories of making their films and the impact of their characters on people around the world. Hosted by Walt Disney Animation Studios animators Amy Smeed and Kira Lehtomaki.
Creating the Worlds in Pixar’s Universe
Saturday, July 15, 12:15 p.m. – Stage 28
Pixar’s films are filled with beloved characters living in relatable yet previously unimagined worlds. Join Pixar production designers and artists who have created the mountain tops, oceans, and “monstropolises” in which your favorite characters live. These artists create the setting and cultivate the mood of every scene using extensive research, incredible imagination, and each individual director’s vision, giving life to the amazing worlds in Pixar’s movies.
Olaf’s Frozen Adventure: A Sneak Peek at the New Frozen Featurette
Saturday, July 15, 2:30 p.m. – Stage 28
Be among the first to see both exclusive and behind-the-scenes footage from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ newest Frozen holiday featurette, the highly anticipated Olaf’s Frozen Adventure. The film, which features the talents of the original Frozen cast, as well as brand-new songs, is directed by the Emmy®-winning team Stevie Wermers-Skelton and Kevin Deters (Prep & Landing) and produced by Oscar®-winning producer Roy Conli (Big Hero 6, Tangled).
The Evolution of Pixar’s Characters
Saturday, July 15, 6 p.m. – Stage 28
From the waves in their hair to the shoes on their feet, Pixar characters are designed to be full of personality and to tell a story. Hear from the legendary Pixar artists who have created the most memorable characters in Pixar’s history. These are the visionaries who start with an initial doodle and see the evolution of a character through to final animation—the people who let technology influence the art and make the impossible, possible.
Celebration of an Animated Classic: The Lion King
Sunday, July 16, 10 a.m. – D23 Expo Arena
Join a Disney celebration of the magic, the music, and the majesty of the animated classic The Lion King. Producer Don Hahn, director Rob Minkoff, and animators Tony Bancroft and Mark Henn, along with some very special guests, reveal the secrets behind the making of the timeless animated classic.
Bambi’s 75th Anniversary
Sunday, July 16, 11:30 a.m. – Walt Disney Archives Stage
Join us as we commemorate the 75th anniversary and Walt Disney Signature Collection release of Bambi, the endearing, timeless tale of a wide-eyed fawn that has touched generations. Audiences can look forward to hearing personal stories from the voice cast, anecdotes behind the making of this film and its exquisite hand-drawn artwork, and much, much more. It’s groundbreaking animated classics like Bambi that were created or inspired by the imagination and legacy of Walt Disney and still influence many great visionaries and animators today.
ALL WEEKEND ON THE D23 EXPO SHOW FLOOR
Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios
Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios once again join forces for a must-see animation experience at D23 Expo. Artist demonstrations, autograph signings with top filmmakers, fan giveaways and interactive displays featuring the latest films including Cars 3, Coco, Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, and Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, make this booth one to visit over-and-over again.
Marvel Studios Pavilion
At the Marvel Studios Pavilion, fans will get an up-close look at the costumes and props from Thor: Ragnarok, including photo opportunities with exclusive set pieces from the film, as well as incredible costumes from Black Panther. Marvel Studios will host multiple giveaways and events within its pavilion space in Hall B. Fans will get the chance to meet with Marvel Studios’ filmmakers, development team, and talent. Exclusive artwork will be given away daily, along with other surprises. Details on talent appearances and special signings will be made available on the D23 Expo app.
Disney Music Emporium – Album Signings and Exclusive Products
Disney Music Emporium, the online destination for collectible Disney music products, returns to D23 Expo 2017 with a pop-up store on the show floor. Over the three-day Ultimate Disney Fan Event, the Emporium will feature album signings by artists and award-winning composers. Limited quantities of a wide assortment of music products will be available, including new releases from Marvel, Moana, Beauty and the Beast, and Disneyland attraction picture discs, plus lithographs, Crosley turntables, and posters. For a complete list of talent appearances and album signings, visit http://waltdisneyrecords.com/d23expo/signings.html.
Disney Movie Rewards and Disney Movie Club
Throughout the D23 Expo 2017, Disney fans will be able to experience a unique augmented reality photo booth presented by Disney Movie Rewards, the premier loyalty program for all your favorite Disney Movies. Fans will be able to earn mystery points which can be used for great rewards like Blu-rays, movie tickets, and exclusive collectibles only available at DisneyMovieRewards.com. Disney Movie Club, the ultimate source for building your Disney movie library, will also be there hosting a special augmented reality gallery. Come by for free giveaways and a special sign up offer just for D23 Expo 2017 attendees. For more magic and savings visit DisneyMovieClub.com.
Disney Family Movies
The subscription, video-on-demand service Disney Family Movies provides the ultimate in family entertainment from one of the world’s largest film libraries, giving viewers unlimited access to a selection of beloved classic and contemporary films and animated shorts from The Walt Disney Studios. Each of the 12 titles remains in rotation for a month, with new movies added weekly. Stop by our booth in Hall C to learn about this fun service, available through your television provider.
Tickets for D23 Expo 2017 are available for $81 for one-day adult admission and $59 for children 3–9. Members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club can purchase tickets for $72 for a one-day adult admission and $53 for children 3–9. Multi-day tickets are also available. For more information on tickets and D23 Expo 2017, visit D23Expo.com.
26 de junio de 2017
The biggest party of the night is happening this evening on BET.
For those who didn't already guess, the 2017 BET Awards are finally here and event organizers are ready to celebrate African-American accomplishments in entertainment and sports.
Hosted by Saturday Night Live fan-favorite Leslie Jones, the live telecast will be held at the Microsoft Theater in sunny Los Angeles.
While Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, Big Sean and more talented artists are scheduled to perform during the unpredictable show, many viewers are eagerly waiting to find out who will walk away as winners.
Chance the Rapper is expected to receive the Humanitarian Award while New Edition will obtain the Lifetime Achievement Award.
So who else is winning big today in Southern California? Take a look at our winners list updating throughout the night below.
WINNER: Chance the Rapper
Lifetime Achievement Award
WINNER: New Edition
Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Mary J. Blige
Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
WINNER: Bruno Mars
Viewers' Choice Award
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk, "Starboy"
WINNER: Beyonce, "Sorry"
Bruno Mars, "24K Magic"
Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane, "Black Beatles"
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert, "Bad and Boujee"
Drake, "Fake Love"
2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
A Tribe Called Quest
Fat Joe & Remy Ma
Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar - "Freedom"
Chance the Rapper ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne - "No Problem"
Chris Brown ft. Gucci Mane & Usher - "Party"
DJ Khaled ft. Beyoncé & Jay Z - "Shining"
WINNER: Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert - "Bad and Boujee"
Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane - "Black Beatles"
Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Chance the Rapper
WINNER: Kendrick Lamar
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
WINNER: Remy Ma
Video of the Year
WINNER: Beyoncé - "Sorry"
Big Sean - "Bounce Back"
WINNER: Bruno Mars - "24K Magic"
Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert - "Bad and Boujee"
Solange - "Cranes in the Sky"
Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom - Kehlani, "CRZY"
Bruno Mars & Jonathan Lia - Bruno Mars, "That's What I Like"
Director X - Zayn Malik, "Like I Would"
Hype Williams - Tyga "Gucci Snakes ft. Desiigner"
WINNER: Kahlil Joseph & Beyoncé Knowles-Carter - Beyoncé, "Sorry"
Best New Artist
WINNER: Chance the Rapper
WINNER: Taraji P. Henson
Bryshere Y. Gray
WINNER: Mahershala Ali
Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
CeCe Winans, "Never Have to Be Alone"
Fantasia ft. Tye Tribbett, "I Made It"
Kirk Franklin ft. Sarah Reeves, Tasha Cobbs and Tamela Mann, "My World Needs You"
WINNER: Lecrae, "Can't Stop Me Now (Destination)"
Tamela Mann, "God Provides"
WINNER: Yara Shahidi
WINNER: Hidden Figures
The Birth of a Nation
Sportswomen of the Year
WINNER: Serena Williams
Sportsman of the Year
Odell Beckham Jr.
WINNER: Stephen Curry
Fantasia, "Sleeping With the One I Love"
Mary J. Blige, "Thick of It"
WINNER: Solange, "Cranes in the Sky"
Syd, "All About Me"
Yuna ft. Usher, "Crush"
Album of the Year
24K Magic - Bruno Mars
4 Your Eyez Only - J. Cole
A Seat at the Table - Solange
Coloring Book - Chance the Rapper
WINNER: Lemonade – Beyoncé
Best International Act: Europe
Best International Act: Africa
23 de junio de 2017
Is your family headed to the Walt Disney World Resort this Summer? If so, you may want to consider including a visit to the Disney water parks to capture your magical family moments, on camera. Disney’s Blizzard Beach and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon are filled with fun summer photo opportunities, and the Disney PhotoPass Photographers will be standing by so your entire family can get in on the fun!
Character Meet & Greets always make for a great family photo experience. In Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park, PhotoPass photographers are capturing character visits with Lilo and Stitch! Other than securing breakfast reservations at O’hana, this is the only meet and greet opportunity with Lilo, making it extra magical! While you’re there don’t forget to enjoy the new Miss Adventure Falls, the longest ride in the history of Disney water parks.
Over at Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park, the ‘Frozen’ Summer Games are in full swing and PhotoPass photographers have been capturing magical memories with Frozen favorites, Kristoff and Olaf! These lovable guys are visiting water park guests until August 13th.
The Disney water parks can be a welcome and refreshing break from the summer heat during your Walt Disney World vacation, relax, put the camera away, and really enjoy the experience with your family while the PhotoPass photographers capture the magic!
You can enjoy unlimited downloads of all your PhotoPass photos, taken during your Disney vacation, by adding Memory Maker to your vacation package.
17 de junio de 2017
The 2017 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards are on their way!
With just a day until Toronto's big musical event of the weekend, we're here to answer all of your burning questions about the show, the nominees, the performances and more. The MMVAs is an annual ceremony held in Toronto to honor the year's best music videos. Notable "Video of the Year" past winners include "Gotta Be Somebody" by Nickelback, "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen and last year's "Hotline Bling" by Drake.
This year marks the 27th show in the ceremony's history after launching in 1990. Here's a breakdown of what's in store for 2017:
1. Who's Running the Show?
There can't be a show without a ringleader—or two! This year, Joe Jonas and Alessia Cara will keep everything running smoothly. Of course, you know the former Jonas Brother as a part of this year's nominated group, DNCE. As for Cara, you haven't been able to get her hit track, "Stay" out of your head all spring.
In addition to the two hosts, the lineup of award presenters includes 13 Reasons Why star Brandon Flynn, WWE champ Nikki Bella, Victoria's Secret Angel Martha Hunt and Pretty Little Liars' Shay Mitchell.
2. Who Can Win?
There are dozens of stars nominated for awards this year, including Shawn Mendes, who's up for the coveted "Video of the Year" for "Mercy." Additional nominees include Katy Perry, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Ed Sheeran and Future for "International Artist of the Year" as well as Iggy Azalea and Lady Gaga for "Most Buzzworthy International Artist or Group." Justin Bieber, Drake, Cara, The Weeknd and Mendes are all up for "Most Buzzworthy Canadian Artist."
As for "International Duo or Group of the Year," DNCE, Imagine Dragons, Migos, The Chainsmokersand Twenty One Pilots have all been nominated.
3. Will There Be Live Music?
Of course! it wouldn't be a music award show without some live entertainment. The slated performer's for this year's ceremony include Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Iggy Azalea, DNCE, Julia Michaels, Jazz Cartier, Niall Horan, Post Malone, Arkells and a newly solo Camila Cabello.
4. You Have a Say!
While you wait for the winning names to be called, you can vote for your fan fave artist, international artist or group, video and Much creator by clicking here.
5. Where Can I Watch the Show?
If you're in Canada, the show broadcasts live on television. However, if you're in the states, you can get a front row seat to all of the festivities by watching a live stream here. The red carpet begins at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, followed by the show at 9 p.m. ET.
13 de junio de 2017
Attention all Lightning McQueen fans! The new kart racing console game, Cars 3: Driven to Win, is available starting today for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, and Wii U! Inspired by the upcoming Disney•Pixar Cars 3 film, players can race as Lightning McQueen, Cruz Ramirez, Jackson Storm and other beloved characters while mastering the tricks, skills and combat techniques needed to become the Ultimate Champion.
Cars 3: Driven to Win is a game that empowers players to master their driving skills for the ultimate world-class competitive racing experience. With six thrilling modes for gamers to train and advance their abilities, the gameplay is designed to encourage players to learn and build experience, earning rewards for each of their improvements along the way. Race Mode puts players onto the tracks to race against Lightning McQueen and the gang and rev up for the ultimate challenge, while Battle Race allows players to collect and use power-ups, putting their cars to the test in races against family and friends to become the Ultimate Champion. To turn up the competition, Takedown Mode allows gamers to collect and use a variety of power-ups to eliminate as many crash karts as possible, and when time runs out, the player with the most points wins. In Best Lap Challenge, players can race against their own best time, as they attempt to set a new track record. For maximum fun and creativity, players can visit the Playground where they can go racing, perform stunts and engage in challenges, or simply drive around for fun at their own pace, and with Stunt Showcase they can race off of ramps to catch air and perform as many tricks as possible before time runs out, earning points for successful tricks and safe landings. Cars 3: Driven to Win provides an exhilarating, action-packed experience where training and skill give players an edge in a racing experience that anyone can win.
Players will be able to experience Cars 3: Driven to Win with their friends or on their own to perfect the various racing styles and modes available to them. For maximum fun, the game will include local split-screen cooperative play, allowing players to compete or team up and play at home together, making it easy for friends and family members to join the race – and the fun – at any time.
Here is a preview for the new game :
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