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Is Johnny Depp’s “Lone Ranger” moving ahead without Gore Verbinski?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: There was a lot of news flowing our of Disney’s D23 Expo over the weekend, from potential Pixar projects to “Avengers” footage introduced by Robert Downey Jr. But one or two sites are picking up on a noticeable omission when it comes to a major, major[...]

“Toy Story 3” crosses $1 billion mark; Disney becomes first studio to have two $1B earners

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Two weeks after becoming the highest-grossing animated film of all time, Disney•Pixar’s “Toy Story 3” will cross the $1 billion mark at the global box office today. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, “Toy Story 3” becomes the second film of Disney’s the cross the $1[...]

Disney/Pixar’s ‘Toy Story 3’ Becomes the Highest Grossing Animated Film of All Time

hollywoodnews.com: With record-breaking box office tallies around the world, Disney•Pixar’s ‘Toy Story 3’ has become the highest-grossing animated film of all time taking in more than $920 million at the global box office to date. This weekend, the critically acclaimed ‘Toy Story 3’ is expected to become Disney’s second film[...]

David Fincher deep-sixing “Dragon Tattoo” for “20,000 Leagues”?

Hollywoodnews.com: Is David Fincher directing the U.S. remake of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”? Smells like…No. Director approached Disney to take over their four quadrant redux of the studio’s classic “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” with “Bourne Ultimatum” writer Scott Z. Burns to write. McG was originally attached to[...]

Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey wanted for “Enchanted 2”

Walt Disney Studios Chairman Rich Ross is putting the pieces in motion for “Enchanted 2,” the sequel to the audience-friendly “Enchanted” that rolled in $340 million worldwide. “The Proposal’s” Anne Fletcher is set to direct with Jessie Nelson (“Stepmom”) to write the screenplay. “Enchanted’s” original director Kevin Lima will not[...]

Lightcap replaces Ross at Disney

It’s nice to see a woman taking a top spot at Disney. “Disney has turned to its top marketing exec in Latin America to take on the tough assignment of succeeding Rich Ross as prexy of the Mouse’s Disney Channels Worldwide kidvid juggernaut. Carolina Lightcap will relocate from Buenos Aires[...]