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This June, a cult-favorite comes to Battleworld in RUNAWAYS #1 – a brand new Secret Wars series! Rising comic stars Noelle Stevenson (NIMONA, Lumberjanes) and Sanford Greene (Uncanny Avengers) bring you a new twist on a modern Marvel classic that’s sure to appeal to Runawaysfans old and new!

The best and brightest teens from all corners of Battleworld are hand-picked to attend the most prestigious academy on the planet’s capital. Yet not all is as it seems within these hallowed halls. This esteemed educational establishment may just be grooming the next generation of super villains!

What happens when the new class learns they’re on the fast track to evil and their headmaster is a diabolical super villain? RUN AWAY!

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“Noelle and Sanford have come up with a fun cast of alternate reality versions of some fan-favorite characters (including original Runaway Molly Hayes!), plus a few new characters who we’re really excited about,” said editor Wil Moss. “It’s a different take on RUNAWAYS, for sure, but that same fresh, adventurous, character-driven spirit of the original series remains the same!”

Now, teenagers Molly Hayes, Jubilee, Bucky Barnes, Cloak & Dagger, Amadeus Cho, Skaar and a few new faces are striking out on their own — taking on Battleworld, learning to deal with each other, and learning to deal with themselves. Enter the world of a Secret Wars story unlike any other when Stevenson and Greene bring you a new spin on the Runaways this June in RUNAWAYS #1!

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For ONE NIGHT ONLY on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 9:30 p.m., Hollywood’s legendary El Capitan Theatre will offer an exclusive showing of Disney’s NEWSIES. The event will be attended by special guests from the motion picture and national tour of the Broadway musical.

VIP tickets are $20.00 and include a Reserved Seat, 64 oz. El Capitan Souvenir Popcorn Bucket with Lid and 20 oz. twist top beverage. Tickets are on sale now and available at the El Capitan Theatre (6838 Hollywood Blvd.), online at www.elcapitantickets.com or by calling 800-DISNEY6.

Commenting on the announcement, Lylle Breier, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Special Events for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, said, “NEWSIES is a beloved Disney favorite, and we are thrilled to offer El Capitan guests an evening they will never forget. Every El Capitan guest will receive a NEWSIES CD sampler, along with other surprise giveaways, making this an evening not to be missed!”

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Robert Downey Jr. is offering fans the chance to live out the best night of their life culminating at the World Premiere of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, all to support a great cause.  

In this video, Robert Downey Jr. reveals that anyone can win the opportunity to be flown with a friend to Los Angeles to experience a day in the life of Tony Stark. By going to www.omaze.com/RDJ and donating just $10 to benefit Julia’s House, a children’s hospice center dedicated to helping improve the lives of children diagnosed with terminal illness, you could win a chance to live out your superhero dreams with RDJ in LA. You’ll kick things off with breakfast at the iconic Randy’s Donuts before launching into an action-packed day including a helicopter ride over the Hollywood sign, indoor skydiving, and a custom gown or tux fitting before meeting Robert Downey Jr. himself for an epic motorcade arrival at the World Premiere of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. And yes…there will be caviar.

And did we mention you’ll be one of the first people on this planet to see the newest release from Marvel’s hit franchise? Yeah, that’s happening. But the opportunity to win this once-in-a-lifetime experience won’t last forever. 

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Van Eaton Galleries,  one of the world’s premier animation artwork and collectible galleries held the highly-anticipated “The Story of Disneyland” auction this weekend in Sherman Oaks, California. Bidders gathered each day under a tent, constructed specifically to hold the hundreds of anxious bidders who showed up for the two sessions, in hopes that they would take home a piece of Disneyland magic. Bidders from around the globe bid online and by phone in a fast and furious pace all day.

The collection which represented close to 1,000 pieces is said to be the largest and most historical collection ever to be offered. Many of the items up for bid exceeded pre-sale estimates including a Disneyland Enchanted Tiki Room Animatronic® Tiki Bird which sold for $153,400.  Opening in 1963, the Enchanted Tiki Room was the first attraction to use Audio-Animatronic® characters in the park.  The Pirates of the Caribbean remained a hit throughout the auction event with the Original Skeleton prop selling for $129,800 and the Pirates of the Caribbean E-Ticket Sign selling for $47,200. A Marc Davis Signed Original Pirates Concept Art piece sold for $70,800. Other highlights of this weekend’s historical and unprecedented auction included the Original Cigar Store Indian from Frontierland which sold for $44,250,  a Construction Used Disneyland Brownline Plot Plan sold for $29,500, a Disneyland Enchanted Tiki Room Flower Boat sold for $22,420, a Mark Twain Riverboat Life Preserver Prop that hung on the Mark Twain Riverboat in the 1960s sold for $11,800, a Sam McKim Kodak Camera Shop Presentation Artwork sold for $20,060 and the Main Street Entrance Flag used in the Main Street entrance station sold for $7,670.

Betty Taylor, who performed at the park for 30 years as the popular “Slue Foot Sue” at the Golden Horseshoe Revue, still drew applause for a series of costumes that were available at the auction. Her “Slue Foot Sue” original costume dress, complete with black Egret feather headpiece, sold for $15,340. The Walt Disney signed Opening Day “Story of Disneyland” Guidebook (1955) which was signed by Walt in the inside cover sold for $13,275. Even a Disneyland Record Album Display Rack from the 1960s went high with a final bid of $5,900.

Other highlights from the two-days included a Mickey Mouse Character Costume Head which sold for $29,500, An “It’s A Small World” doll figure which sold for $41,300, the Bruce Bushman Original Tomorrowland Concept Art which sold for $55,460, the Adventure Through Inner Space Atomobile Prop which sold for $41,300, a Disneyland TWA Travel Poster which sold for $12,980 and Original Captain EO Poster Painting which sold for $47,200.

“The Story of Disneyland” Auction raised over $1.7 million. “The Story of Disneyland”  Collection Exclusive Catalogs may be purchased at www.vegalleries.com

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Tribune 242 is reporting that an american man drowned at Disney’s private island Castaway Cay. According to the report, the 38-year old New York man drowned shortly before 4pm.

Police are investigating and an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.

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Hollywood’s legendary El Capitan Theatre presents a special engagement of Disney’s “Cinderella,” and the all-new short “Frozen Fever” from March 13April 16, 2015. “Cinderella”, a live-action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale, brings to life the timeless images from Disney’s 1950 animated masterpiece as fully-realized characters in a visually-dazzling spectacle for a whole new generation.  In addition, El Capitan guests have the opportunity to be among the first to see the film at a special advance screening on March 12 at 7 p.m., complete with a Costume Parade and giveaways.

Guests are also invited to come to the El Capitan Theatre to enter the Cinderella Gown Sweepstakes.  The Grand Prize winner will receive an Ashdon Brands dress inspired by the blue gown worn by Lily James in Disney’s Cinderella.   NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Sweepstakes begins 3/12/15 at 6:00pm PT & ends 4/16/15 at 10:00pm PT. Open only to persons 18+ who are legal residents of the 50 U.S. or D.C.  Officers, directors, and employees (and members of their household or immediate family and persons residing in such immediate family members’ household) of Sponsor or its parent, related, affiliated and subsidiary companies, all other entities involved in the creation, administration, or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes and their respective successors and assigns are not eligible.  Limit one entry per person for the entire Entry Period.  Entry form must be submitted in person at El Capitan Theatre during regular theatre operating hours.  No ticket or admission is required to submit an Entry.  For complete Official Rules (including full eligibility requirements & prize limitations), call 1-800-DISNEY6, fax your request to (818) 841-6216 or see El Capitan Theatre manager.  Void where prohibited.

“The El Capitan Theatre is truly the most magical place to experience Disney’s dazzling and eagerly-anticipated “Cinderella” and “Frozen Fever,” said Lylle Breier, senior vice president of worldwide special events for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. “Only at the El Capitan will guests be treated to Olaf live onstage to introduce “Frozen Fever”  and see a display featuring the Glass Slipper and other magnificent props used in the movie before and after every screening.”

Before every screening of the movie, El Capitan Guests will also see images spring to life during an immersive light and projection show accompanied by the El Capitan’s live organist.

Daily showtimes are 10 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and a 9:45 p.m. screening on opening weekend and Friday and Saturdays. Tickets are on sale now, and available at the El Capitan Theatre (6838 Hollywood Blvd.), online at www.elcapitantickets.com, or by calling 1-800-DISNEY6. Special group rates for parties of 20 or more are available by calling 1-818-845-3110. Show times are subject to change.

On select dates, El Capitan guests may enjoy breakfast, meet Olaf and receive a commemorative photo before seeing the 10 a.m. movie. Seating is limited and reservations are required.

The El Capitan Theatre will also host a very special Tiny Tot Tuesday every Tuesday during the run of “Cinderella” at 10 a.m. During these special screenings, parents and small children may enjoy the movie in a tot-friendly way—with lights dimmed rather than out and reduced sound levels.

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Disney just combined two of your favorite things – Frozen and emoji! In the all new Frozen As Told By Emoji video, fans can watch as Anna, Elsa, Olaf and the entire Frozen cast tell their tale using the mechanics of a mobile phone, including text threads, lock screens, photo galleries and more. The video is the first installment of Disney As Told By Emoji, a new collection of videos that retell popular Disney stories by recasting our favorite characters as emoji living within a mobile phone.

Frozen As Told By Emoji is live now, and viewers can look froward to future installments on Disney’s YouTube channel featuring TangledLion King, and Winnie The Pooh.

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Disney has released a new video highlighting the progress being made on the AVATAR project at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Disney Inagineers take Avatar creator James Cameron on a tour of some of the work being done at Imagineering on the project,

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In celebration of the Tuesday’s release of Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast fluttering to Blu-ray, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere March 3rd we have this Concept Art Slideshow and a clip below featuring the scout fairy, Nyx (voiced by Rosario Dawson) and more.

Film Clip: Nyx Talking With Queen Clarion

Film Clip: Strange Sight

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Star-Lord_&_Kitty_Pryde_1_CoverWar rages across the patchwork planet of Battleworld. Domains far and wide clash in an unending conflict for territory. Yet amid the fury and the fire of battle, there is love to be found as well. This June, one of the Marvel Universe’s burgeoning romances will be put through the Secret Wars wringer in STAR-LORD AND KITTY PRYDE #1 – an all-new Secret Wars series! Fan-favorite writer Sam Humphries and Marvel newcomer Alti Firmansyah ask the question – can love really conquer all?

“Star-Lord and Kitty Pryde is an action romantic comedy,” says Sam Humphries, in an interview with Marvel.com. “It is the emotional and spiritual continuation of the great Peter Quill/Kitty Pryde romance that has been developing in Legendary Star-Lord. It’s going to be funny, and fun – but also heartbreaking and thrilling.”

The events of Secret Wars have brought these two together once more. Yet, hailing from entirely different realities, can these two-star crossed lovers reconcile their feelings for one another – even though they are not the ones they know?! Sure – if they don’t kill each other first! The Kitty Pryde from the Age of Apocalpyse domain learned a long time ago not to trust anyone. Especially strangers from other realities who claim to be her boyfriend!

Star-Lord and Kitty Pryde are finally together in their own series! But are they TOGETHER together? The burgeoning romance of these two fan-favorite characters will be tested like never before on the surface of Battleworld. Will their love triumph across space and time? Or will the events of Secret Wars prove too much? The answers lie within True Believer – so don’t miss STAR-LORD AND KITTY PRYDE #1 on sale this June