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Disney•Pixar’s “Hawaiian Vacation” Takes “Toy Story” Characters on Brand-New Adventure

Disney•Pixar’s “Hawaiian Vacation” Takes “Toy Story” Characters on Brand-New Adventure

Appearing Exclusively with “Cars 2” Theatrical Release, New Short Film Features Buzz, Woody and Favorites from “Toy Story 3”

BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In celebration of their recent Oscar® win for Best Animated Feature, Woody, Buzz and the rest of the “Toy Story 3” gang head to the big screen again this summer in “Hawaiian Vacation,” a 3D animated short directed by seven-time Academy Award®-winner Gary Rydstrom. “Hawaiian Vacation” will appear exclusively with the upcoming “Cars 2” theatrical release, which races into U.S. theaters on June 24, 2011, and will be presented in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D in select theaters. John Lasseter returns to the driver’s seat to direct the follow-up to his 2006 Golden-Globe®-winning “Cars.”

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The Weinstein Company goes 'So Undercover' with Miley Cyrus

THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY GOES SO UNDERCOVER WITH MILEY CYRUS

Acquires U.S. Distribution Rights From Exclusive Media Group To Action Comedy Directed by Tom Vaughan
Jeremy Piven, Mike O’Malley, Kelly Osbourne Co-Star

New York, NY (March 2, 2011) – The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it has acquired from Exclusive Media Group (Exclusive) the U.S. distribution rights to SO UNDERCOVER, an action comedy starring Miley Cyrus (THE LAST SONG, “Hannah Montana,” LOL).  The film, which was fully financed by Exclusive, is directed by Tom Vaughan (WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS), with a screenplay co-written by Allan Loeb (WALL STREET 2: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS, 21) and Steven Pearl. Along with Exclusive, the film is being produced by Loeb and Pearl through their company, Scarlet Fire Entertainment and by Tish Cyrus (THE LAST SONG, LOL). Executive Producers are Jodi Zuckerman-Weiner (HEARTS IN ATLANTIS) for Cyrus’ production company, Hope Town Entertainment, and Rob Cowan (THE CRAZIES).  SO UNDERCOVER co-stars Jeremy Piven (“Entourage”), Mike O’Malley (CEDAR RAPIDS, “Glee”) and Kelly Osbourne (“The Osbournes”).  The announcement was jointly made by TWC Co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein, TWC COO David Glasser and Exclusive Co-Chairmen Guy East and Nigel Sinclair.

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International 3D Society’s 3D Creative Arts Awards

International 3D Society’s 3D Creative Arts Awards Names Honorees

“TRON: Legacy” and “How to Train Your Dragon” Win Two “Lumiere Awards,”
“Toy Story” and “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” Win “3D People’s Choice Awards,”
The Walt Disney Studios Walk Away with Five “Lumiere Awards” and “People’s Choice Award,”
James Cameron Receives “Harold Lloyd Award”

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The second annual International 3D Society 3D Creative Arts Awards were hosted February 10th by comedian and costar of “3DYogi Bear” Tom Cavanagh at Hollywood’s historic Grauman’s Chinese Theater, honoring talent — both in front of and behind the cameras — within the rapidly burgeoning 3D filmmaking, gaming and television industries.

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Zoo Atlanta & Dreamworks Animation Announce Panda's New Name

ZOO ATLANTA AND DREAMWORKS ANIMATION ANNOUNCE PANDA CUB’S NEW NAME

100 Day Celebration Features Appearance by Actor Jack Black from “Kung Fu Panda” and “Kung Fu Panda 2”

ATLANTA – February 15, 2011 ― Officials at Zoo Atlanta and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) have issued a joint announcement that the only giant panda cub born in the U.S. in 2010 has a name: Po. The name is a tribute to the lead character, Po the panda, in the upcoming DreamWorks Animation film, Kung Fu Panda 2, which will be distributed by Paramount Pictures starting on May 26, 2011.

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Cinemagic USA Film Festival for Young People Returns in 2011

Award-Winning Northern Ireland-Based Cinemagic USA Film Festival for Young People Returns in 2011

Entertainment Industry Partners Include Sesame Workshop, Walt Disney Animation Studios, The Jim Henson Company, HBO, Variety and More

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following the success of the inaugural 2010 Cinemagic USA Festival in Los Angeles, the award-winning Belfast, Northern Ireland-based film festival whose mission is to educate, motivate and inspire young people throughout the world through the medium of film and all forms of moving image, will return to the US February 10-26, 2011 expanding its program to include Los Angeles, New York, Boston and San Francisco.

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The Novel 'Red Riding Hood' #1 on New York Times Young Adult List

THE NOVEL RED RIDING HOOD – RELEASED IN CONJUNCTION

WITH THE UPCOMING FILM – DEBUTS AT #1 ON

NEW YORK TIMES’ YOUNG ADULT LIST

Warner Bros. Pictures’ feature film “Red Riding Hood,”
from director Catherine Hardwicke, opens nationwide on March 11

BURBANK, CA, February XX, 2011 –The novel Red Riding Hood, written by Sarah Blakley-Cartwright and published by Little, Brown Books, debuted at #1 on the New York Times’ Paperback Kids/Young Adult list.  The book’s immediate success demonstrates that young audiences are eagerly anticipating the March 11th opening of the new film from director Catherine Hardwicke, who also provided the book’s introduction.

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'The Kids Are All Right' Donates Cast's Autographed T-Shirts to Charity

BEST PICTURE OSCAR NOMINEE THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT DONATING CAST’S AUTOGRAPHED ORIGINAL T-SHIRTS
FOR ONLINE CHARITY AUCTION

LOS ANGELES, February 10th, 2011 – Original costumes from The Kids Are All Right, the Focus Features movie that is Academy Award-nominated for Best Picture, Best Actress (Annette Bening), Best Supporting Actor (Mark Ruffalo), and Best Original Screenplay (Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg), will be auctioned off online through the Clothes Off Our Back Foundation, with the proceeds to benefit children’s charities. The auction commences effective immediately at www.clothesoffourback.org and runs through Monday, February 28th – the day after the Oscars ceremony. Focus CEO James Schamus made the announcement today.

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Legend3D Transforms One of the Most Famous Scenes in Film History

Legend3D Transforms One of the Most Famous Scenes in Film History

Harold Lloyd’s Critically Hailed ‘Safety Last’ Clock Scene Comes to Life in Color and 3D

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Legend3D, the leading innovator in 2D-to-3D conversion technology and the inventor of digital colorization, today announced that it has colorized and converted to 3D a four-minute clip from Safety Last, one of the most famous silent film scenes in history, starring Harold Lloyd, in which Lloyd dangles several stories high from a giant clock.

“Bringing Harold Lloyd back to the screen after almost 100 years is a work of brilliance, precision and 3D magic. Everyone who has seen this piece has reacted with excitement and thrilling pleasure. It's a work of art and of great movie-making.”

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Watch & Uncover Hidden Code in Superbowl Spot for 'RIO"

WATCH AND UNCOVER HIDDEN CODE IN SUPER BOWL SPOT FOR RIO -
20TH CENTURY FOX’S ANIMATED MOTION PICTURE EVENT CODE UNLOCKS DETAILS TO A SPECIAL LEVEL IN ANGRY BIRDS –
AND INFO ON ENTERING SWEEPSTAKES TO WIN A TRIP TO RIO’s WORLD PREMIERE IN RIO DE JANEIRO

LOS ANGELES, February 1, 2011 – This Sunday, Twentieth Century Fox’s upcoming animated motion picture event RIO will make Super Bowl commercial history, when the 30-second RIO spot becomes the first-ever to air with an embedded code.

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Brad Garrett Joins "The Untitled David Chase Project"

BRAD GARRETT JOINS “THE UNTITLED DAVID CHASE PROJECT" AS CHASE ROUNDS OUT CASTING FOR HIS FEATURE FILM DEBUT AT PARAMOUNT
James Gandolfini, Bella Heathcote, Christopher McDonald, Molly Price and Lisa Lampanelli Also Attached

HOLLYWOOD, CA (February 3, 2011) – David Chase rounds out the cast for his upcoming film debut for Paramount Pictures.  The creator and producer of the multiple Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winning critically acclaimed series The Sopranos, announced today that Everybody Loves Raymond star Brad Garrett will be featured in the director's music-driven story set in 1960's suburbia. James Gandolfini (The Sopranos), Bella Heathcote (Beneath Hill 60, Neighbors), Christopher McDonald (Boardwalk Empire, Harry’s Law), Molly Price (Bionic Woman, Third Watch) and comedian Lisa Lampanelli also join the film, which is set to begin principal photography in New York.

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