Disney News Stories
View:Ongoing Coverage: Pirates of the Caribbean - the film - (Movies)
Original Story: 11/3/2001 Most Recent Story: 11/17/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Pooh Heirs Sue Disney Over Royaties - (General)
Original Story: 6/21/2000 Most Recent Story: 11/13/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Disneyland Coming to Shanghai? - (OD)
Original Story: 6/3/2002 Most Recent Story: 11/6/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Disney and eBay sign auction deal - (Coll,General)
Original Story: 2/8/2000 Most Recent Story: 10/26/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Disney Cruise Line Adds Seven Day Cruise - (OD)
Original Story: 12/8/1999 Most Recent Story: 8/11/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Hong Kong Disneyland - (OD)
Original Story: 8/17/2000 Most Recent Story: 7/10/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Lilo & Stitch - (Movies)
Original Story: 4/16/2002 Most Recent Story: 3/3/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Child Critically Injured on Cartoon Spin - (DL)
Original Story: 9/24/2000 Most Recent Story: 1/27/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Space Mountain Accident Injures Nine - (DL)
Original Story: 8/2/2000 Most Recent Story: 1/6/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Disney Films Weekend Box Office Totals - (Movies)
Original Story: 4/24/2001 Most Recent Story: 12/10/2008
Ongoing Coverage: Accidents at Disneyland - (DL)
Original Story: 12/21/2001 Most Recent Story: 5/29/2008
Ongoing Coverage: Broadcast of the Very Merry Christmas Parade - (WDW,Movies)
Original Story: 12/13/1999 Most Recent Story: 6/12/2007
Ongoing Coverage: Expedition Everest - (WDW)
Original Story: 3/24/2003 Most Recent Story: 8/1/2006
Ongoing Coverage: Mission SPACE - (WDW)
Original Story: 1/20/2000 Most Recent Story: 6/14/2006
Ongoing Coverage: Brother Bear - (Movies)
Original Story: 8/14/2000 Most Recent Story: 10/24/2003
Ongoing Coverage: Hilary Duff's Career Begins at DIS Channel - (Movies)
Original Story: 8/29/2000 Most Recent Story: 5/2/2003
Ongoing Coverage: The Alamo - (Movies)
Original Story: 6/28/2002 Most Recent Story: 4/10/2003
LPWire: Academy Lecture Features Frank and Ollie - (Movies,Coll) (3/28/2003)
On Wednesday, April 9 at 8:00p the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the 8th Marc Davis Lecture on Animation "Frank and Ollie: Drawn Together," featuring Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston in person, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. For information call 310-247-3000, ext. 111. Tickets are $5 for the general public, $3 for students with current ID.
LPWire: WDCC Announces Premiere of it's a small world Sculptures - (WDW,Coll) (3/28/2003)
The "maiden voyageâ€? of this new series begins with three initial sculpture releases, with each doll accompanied by a "set pieceâ€? that represents the doll's region of origin. Each doll sculpture and corresponding set piece is sold together and features a suggested retail price of $99 per set.
LPWire: WDAC Announces Public Day on Sunday, May 18 - (WDW,Coll) (3/28/2003)
Presented in conjunction with Walt Disney Art Classics, "Public Day: A Landlubber's Paradiseâ€? begins at 12 Noon on Sunday, May 18, 2003, on the Fourth Floor Concourse of Disney's Contemporary Resort. Special guests at the event include Academy AwardĂ˘ winning songwriter and Disney Legend Richard M. Sherman, famed Disney Imagineer and costume designer Alice Davis, renowned sculptor Kent Melton, noted sculptor Dusty Horner, popular Disney Design Group artist Ron Burrage and David Pacheco, Creative Director for Walt Disney Art Classics. These special guests will be signing artwork and recent sculpture releases from the Walt Disney Classics Collection, in addition to participating in various presentations.
LPWire: WDCC Announces "Going to the Chapel" Sculpture - (Movies,Coll) (3/28/2003)
The Walt Disney Classics Collection announces "Going to the Chapel,â€? an all-new sculpture derived from Walt Disney's hit animated feature "101 Dalmatians,â€? as a Gold Circle Dealer Sculpture for 2003. The sculpture "spotâ€?-lights Pongo and Perdita, the film's two adult Dalmatians and romantic leads, as they take their vows next to a little church and the glow of its stained-glass window.
LPWire: WDCC Announces "Welcome Little Darling" Sculpture - (Movies,Coll) (3/28/2003)
The sculpture depicts the lovely little cocker spaniel Lady as she first meets a new addition to the family of her two owners, Jim Dear and Darling, played against the refrain of the film's signature lullaby "La La Lu.â€? Created by noted sculptor Gwen Dutcher, "Welcome Little Darlingâ€? (6â€?' high) has a suggested retail price of $199 (US) / $314 (CAN).
Buena Vista Box Office Results Mar 21 - 23 - (Movies) (3/26/2003)
This weekend's top box office performer for Buena Vista Pictures is Bringing Down the House in its third week of release pulled in $16,204,468 for the number one spot. Pig'et's Big Movie premiered at the number 7.
LPWire: Spirited Away Set For Widened Release on Friday - (Movies) (3/25/2003)
Dick Cook, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios announced Spirited Away will be widely released on Friday, March 28th.
LPWire: Walt Disney Records Releases a Bonafide Hit with "O Mickey, Where Art Thou?" - (Movies,Coll) (3/25/2003)
O Mickey, Where Art Thou?, available April 1, 2003, draws upon some of Nashville's finest musicians who cook up some Disney classics with a definite bluegrass flavor.
LPWire: Pre-order Adora Bitty Belle & Bitty Beau Mouseketeer Doll Set - (DL,Coll) (3/20/2003)
A limited quantity of the Adora Bitty doll sets will be available for pre-order through Disneyland DelivEARS, April 1 - 25.
Ongoing Coverage: 2003 Disney's Shareholder Meeting - (General)
Original Story: 3/19/2003 Most Recent Story: 3/19/2003
LPWire: Eisner, Staggs and Iger's Presentation at the 2003 Shareholders Meeting - (General) (3/19/2003)
Transcript of the introductory presentations at the 2003 Disney shareholders meeting.
LPWire: DIS Interactive Announces Piglet's Big Game for GBA and on CDOM - (Movies) (3/19/2003)
Piglet's Big Game for Game Boy Advance and Piglet's Big Game CD-ROM provide youngsters with two different gameplay options. Playing as the "the little pink guy" in both titles, boys and girls can explore enchanting environments with Piglet and his friends, Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Rabbit, Owl and Eeyore.
LPWire: NRG Founders Sign an Overall Motion Picture Deal With The Disney Studios - (Movies) (3/18/2003)
Joseph Farrell and Catherine Paura of the National Research Group have entered into a multi-year motion picture producing deal with The Walt Disney Studios. They will head their own movie production company, FP Ventures, housed at The Walt Disney Studios. They will also counsel Disney Studios President Richard Cook and other key Disney executives on matters of market planning worldwide.
LPWire: Premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' Piglet's Big Movie - (Movies) (3/17/2003)
Images from the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' Piglet's Big Movie at the Historic El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.
LPWire: San Mateo Collectors Show Offers Disneyana Items, Mar 15-16 - (DL,WDW,OD,Movies,Coll) (3/13/2003)
On March 15-16, 2003 the San Mateo Expo Center will host the PMA Antique and Collectors' Revival which offers several collectors tables full of Disneyana items.
LPWire: "Tiggerificâ€? Spring Premiere Event - (DL,Movies,Coll) (3/13/2003)
Downtown Disney's World of Disney will host a "Tiggerfic" Spring Premiere Event March 28-30, 2003. The WDCC sculpture "Bounciful Buddyâ€? Tigger is being released in a numbered limited edition of 7,500 and comes complete with nylon plussed whiskers and a pewter heart locket. Guests who choose to purchase this piece from World of Disney will receive an exclusive crystal piece created by Arribas Bros.
30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Nominations for the Disney Company - (Movies) (3/12/2003)
Disney owned ABC leads the 30th Annual Daytime Emmys with 59 nods, the Disney Channel pulled in 8, Buena Vista Television syndicated programs brought in 13 and Disney owned SoapNet captured 4. A complete list of Disney's programs and the categories they were nominated in are included in this article.
LPWire: Inspector Gadget 2 Hits Shelves Today - (Movies,Coll) (3/11/2003)
In celebration of the release of Inspector Gadget 2, celebrities gathered at the El Capitan Theatre for the film's debut.
LP: Sneak Preview Just for Disneyland Annual Passholders - (DL) (3/11/2003)
LaughingPlace.com announces Annual Passholders can get a sneak peek at "The Many Adventures of Winnie the Poohâ€? and "Playhouse Disney - Live on Stage!â€? on April 8th & 9th by making reservations at Disneyland.com beginning March 17th.
LPWire: Graham Hopper Named Snr VP and GM, Buena Vista Games - (Coll,General) (3/11/2003)
Reporting to Mooney, Hopper will oversee product development, manufacturing, licensing, marketing and sales for Buena Vista Games. The division's strategy is to produce a portfolio of high profile, engaging, multi-platform electronic entertainment properties that reach a broad segment of the gaming market.
LPWire: Disney Online Launches Broadband Edition of Disney's Blast - (Movies,General) (3/10/2003)
The new version features additional games, enhanced stories and richer sound effects, including a complete voiceover sound track and original scores, which are best experienced via a high-speed connection.
LPWire: Disneyland Resort Welcomes Disney's Visa from Bank One - (DL,General) (3/5/2003)
Photos from the events at the Disneyland Resort celebrating Disney's Visa from Bank One.
LPWire: Pixar Animation Studios' Film 'Finding Nemo' at the ShoWest Convention in Las Vegas - (Movies) (3/5/2003)
Photos from the Walt Disney Studios Presents Pixar Animation Studios' Film Finding Nemo at the ShoWest Convention in Las Vegas
LPWire: Walt Disney Internet Group Names Paul Hausback Vice President - (General) (3/5/2003)
Paul Hausback has been named vice president of business operations for the Walt Disney Internet Group's technology services (WDIG).
LPWire: Disney's Visa Credit Card from Bank One Turns Everyday Purchases Into Magical Disney Rewards - (DL,WDW,OD,Movies,Coll,General) (3/4/2003)
The Walt Disney Company, Bank One and Visa today unveiled a new family-focused credit card that will enable consumers to turn everyday purchases into magical Disney rewards, including fun-filled Disney vacations, the latest Disney DVD or a must-have Disney toy.
LPWire: Cast of ABC's 8 Simple Rules.. to Act as National Spokespeople for Great American Bake Sale - (Movies,General) (3/4/2003)
The entire cast of ABC's hit comedy "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter," which recently won the People's Choice Award for best new television comedy, will record Public Service Announcements and make appearances on behalf of the first-ever Great American Bake Sale, to support the fight to end childhood hunger in America. In addition, the series will create a storyline tied to the initiative.
LPWire: ABC Sports Names George Bodenheimer President - (Movies,General) (3/3/2003)
Veteran television sports executive Howard Katz, most recently president of ABC Sports, has decided to resign from The Walt Disney Company. George Bodenheimer will become president of ABC Sports, in addition to his ongoing duties as president of ESPN, Inc.
LPWire: Hyperion to Publish Book by Bob Hope in Celebration of His 100th Birthday - (Coll,General) (3/3/2003)
Hyperion, a publishing arm of the Disney Company announced today plans to publish a compilation of Bob Hope's best jokes in honor of his 100th birthday, which is May 29th. The book, to be entitled Bob Hope: My Life in Jokes, will be edited and include an introduction by Hope's daughter, Linda Hope. It is scheduled for publication in May 2003.