Disney‘s previously untitled 3D animated pic that had secured a November 7, 2014 wide release now has a name: Big Hero 6, which is inspired by the Marvel comics superhero team. The Walt Disney Animation Studios pic is an action comedy adventure about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. With the help of his closest companion — a robot named Baymax —H iro joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save their city. The characters first appeared on Marvel’s pages in 1998. (Check out a first-look clip below.)
Disney also said today that its Cars-in-the-air movie Planes will be in 3D. Its August 9, 2013 release date stays the same.
Dane Cook is officially aboard as the voice of Dusty, a crop-duster who dreams of competing as an air racer but must overcome his fear of heights with the help of a seasoned pro (Stacy Keach). The Cars-in-the-air 3D pic is exec produced by John Lasseter and due out … Read More »
Disney in December set an August 9 wide release date for the semi-Cars spinoff, which originally had Jon Cryer doing the lead voice of Dusty the cropduster. The animated pic executive produced by John Lasseter had been slated to be a direct-to-video release when it was first previewed at last year’s D23 Expo. Now Cook is aboard. Here’s Disney’s release:
BURBANK, Calif. (February 28, 2013) – Dane Cook has been tapped to voice the lead character Dusty, a plane with high hopes in “Disney’s Planes.” Inspired by the world of “Cars” and directed by Disneytoon Studios veteran and aviation enthusiast Klay Hall (“King of the Hill,” “The Simpsons”), “Disney’s Planes” is an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure about Dusty’s dream of competing as a high-flying air racer—and his decidedly unfortunate fear of heights. The film takes off in theaters in 3D on Aug. 9, 2013.
UPDATED:Disney has set a wide release date for its animated feature Planes for August 9, 2013. The pic is a semi-Cars spinoff about airplanes and centers on Dusty, a cropduster, who Jon Cryer was originally … Read More »