Bob Iger Releases Statement Regarding Carrie Fisher Passing

Disney chief executive officer Robert Iger released the following statement regarding the passing of Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher. According to the Walt Disney Company blog: Carrie Fisher was one-of-a-kind, a true character who shared her talent and her truth with us all with her trademark wit and irreverence. Millions fell in love with her... Continue Reading

Carrie Fisher Has Passed Away

Actress Carrie Fisher has passed away at the age of 60. Family spokesman Simon Halls released a statement on behalf of Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd: “It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning. She was loved by the world and she... Continue Reading

First Image From Pixar’s “Coco”; Additional Synopsis

Disney has released the first official image (above) of the title character for the upcoming Pixar movie, “Coco”. From Entertainment Weekly: At the center of Pixar’s next original film, Coco, is a 12-year-old boy who’s breaking all the rules — or at least his family’s. Miguel, voiced by newcomer Anthony Gonzalez, is a member of the shoemaking... Continue Reading

BREAKING: Disney Legend Charlie Ridgeway Has Passed Away

We are sad to have learned that Disney Legend Charlie Ridgeway has passed away. Here is Charlie’s official Disney Legend bio: Journalist-turned-publicist Charlie Ridgway didn’t consider himself a salesman when he joined Disneyland’s publicity office in 1963. He did, however, know what made good news and, as a result, ably promoted Disney theme parks by... Continue Reading

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