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A little bit of news, a little bit of history, a whole lot of Disney.

(Formerly [I]Tim's Disney News Archive[/I])

  1. 'Hakuna Matata!' Animator Tony Bancroft Talks About the Return of 'The Lion King'

    by , 09-17-2011 at 10:24 AM (The Mouse Castle)
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    It's tough to make an ugly, smelly creature with spindly legs into a funny animated character that audiences love. Tony Bancroft managed to do that when he was the supervising animator for the flatulent, fun-loving warthog Pumbaa in [I]The Lion King[/I]. The 1994 animated classic begins a two week theatrical run this weekend in an "enhanced" 3D version ...
  2. With Summer Events Schedule, D23 Delivers On Its Promise

    by , 05-17-2009 at 07:17 AM (The Mouse Castle)
    Wow, Disney really got it.

    This week, to the delight of mousegeeks everywhere (well, in selected markets anyway), Disney's pay-for-play fan community D23 announced its first summer lineup of events, and it's a knockout.

    From Disney's press release:
    [INDENT][B]May 28 - D23 “Up All Night” at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre (FREE)[/B]
    (Los Angeles, CA) -- Theatergoers across the country will soon meet the unlikely duo of 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen and 8-year-old ...