Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Revival

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2009
New Releases
February 6 — Coraline is released to universal acclaim.
March 13 — Race to Witch Mountain is released.
March 27 — Monsters vs. Aliens is released to positive reviews.
April 10 — Hannah Montana: The Movie is released.
May 29 — Up is released to universal acclaim and financial success.
July 1 — Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is released to mixed reviews but becomes a box office hit.
July 24 — G-Force is released to negative reviews.
August 14 — Ponyo is released to very positive reviews.
September 18 — Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is released to positive reviews.
October 2 — Toy Story & Toy Story 2 3D is re-released.
October 23 — Astro Boy is released to mixed reviews.
November 6 — A Christmas Carol is released to mixed reviews.
November 25 — Old Dogs is released.
November 25 — Fantastic Mr. Fox is released to very positive reviews.
December 11 — The Princess and the Frog & Tinker Bell's Springtime Belief is released to largely positive reviews and becomes a financial success.
Events
January 29 — Sleeping Beauty celebrated its 50th anniversary.
March 10 — D23 formed.
April 2 — Home on the Range celebrates its 5th anniversary.
June 18 — Tarzan celebrated its 10th anniversary.
June 22 — The Muppet Movie celebrated its 30th anniversary.
June 24 — The Lion King celebrated its 15th anniversary.
July 14 — Muppets from Space celebrated its 10th anniversary.
August 25 — The Wizard of Oz celebrated its 70th anniversary.
August 27 — Mary Poppins celebrated its 45th anniversary.
September 1 — Bret Iwan calls in for the voice of Mickey Mouse, shortly after Wayne Allwine's death in May 18th.
September 10 — D23 Expo (September 10-13)
October 5 — The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad celebrated its 60th anniversary.
October 6 — The Walt Disney Diamond Edition Blu-ray series is kicked off.
November 5 — The Incredibles celebrated its 5th anniversary.
November 10 — Sesame Street celebrated its 40th anniversary.
November 17 — The Little Mermaid celebrated its 20th anniversary.
November 24 — Toy Story 2 celebrated its 10th anniversary.
December 11 — The release of The Princess and the Frog & Tinker Bell's Springtime Belief marks the beginning of the Modern Age of Disney Animation.
December 17 — Fantasia 2000 celebrated its 10th anniversary.
December 21 — The Three Caballeros celebrates its 65th anniversary.
December 31 — Disney aquires Marvel.
Home video releases
January 27 — Igor, Mary Poppins: 45th Anniversary Edition
February 3 — Oliver & Company: 20th Anniversary Edition
February 6 — Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
March 10 — Pinocchio: 70th Anniversary Platinum Edition
March 24 — Bolt, Lilo & Stitch: Big Wave Edition, Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird: 25th Anniversary Edition
July 21 — Coraline
August 4 — The Tigger Movie: 10th Anniversary Edition
August 18 — Pete's Dragon: High-Flying Edition
September 8 — Bedknobs and Broomsticks: Enchanted Musical Edition
September 29 — Monsters vs. Aliens, The Wizard of Oz: 70th Anniversary Edition
October 6 — Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Diamond Edition
October 27 — Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
November 10 — Up, Monsters, Inc. (Blu-ray)
December 15 — G-Force
Characters and cast
Edward Asner (Carl Fredericksen), Christopher Plummer (Charles Muntz), Jordan Nagai (Russell), Bob Peterson (Dug, Alpha), Delroy Lindo (Beta), Jerome Ranft (Gamma), John Ratzenberger (Construction Foreman Tom), David Kaye (Newsreel Announcer), Elie Docter (Young Ellie), Jeremy Leary (Young Carl), Mickie McGowan (Police Officer Edith), Danny Mann (Construction Worker Steve), Don Fullilove (Nurse George), Jess Harnell (Nurse AJ), Josh Cooley (Omega), Pete Docter (Campmaster Strauch, Kevin). Additional Voices: Mark Andrews, Bob Bergen, Brenda Chapman, Emma Coats, John Cygan, Paul Eiding, Tony Fucile, Teresa Ganzel, Sherry Lynn, Laraine Newman, Teddy Newton, Jeff Pidgeon, Valerie LaPointe, Jan Rabson, Bob Scott.
Anika Noni Rose (Tiana), Bruno Campos (Prince Naveen), Keith David (Dr. Facilier), Michael-Leon Wooley (Louis), Jennifer Cody (Charlotte LaBouff), Jim Cummings (Ray), Peter Bartlett (Lawrence), Jenifer Lewis (Mama Odie), Oprah Winfrey (Eudora), Terrence Howard (James), John Goodman ('Big Daddy' LaBouff), Elizabeth Dampier (Young Tiana), Breanna Brooks (Young Charlotte), Ritchie Montgomery (Reggie), Don Hall (Darnell), Paul Briggs (Two Fingers), Jerry Kernion (Mr. Henry Fenner), Corey Burton (Mr. Harvey Fenner), Michael Colyar (Buford), Emeril Lagasse (Marlon the Gator), Kevin Michael Richardson (Ian the Gator), Randy Newman (Cousin Randy), Danielle Moné Truitt (Georgia). Additional Voices: Keith Anthony, Kwesi Boakye, Roger Aaron Brown, June Christopher, David Cowgill, Peter Del Vecho, Terri Douglas, Jeff Draheim, Rob Edwards, Eddie Frierson, Bridget Hoffman, Kelly Hoover, Rif Hutton, Wolfgang Wesley Hutton, Margaret Johnson-Holzendorf, John Kassir, Jennifer Kilger, Mona Marshall, John Musker, Allison Norman, Phil Proctor, Peter Renaday, Lynwood Robinson, Kimberly Russell, Lorry Ann Shea, Bruce W. Smith, Elissa Sussman, Fred Tatasciore, Claudette Wells, Marlon West, Joe Whyte, Seth R. Williamson, Shanda M. Williamson, Shane R. Williamson, Mick Wingert.
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Anika Noni Rose (Tiana), Michael Jordan (Himself), Bruno Campos (Prince Naveen), Kristin Chenoweth (Rosetta), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), America Ferrera (Fawn), Keith David (Dr. Facilier), Michael-Leon Wooley (Louis), Wayne Knight (Stan Podolak), Billy West (Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd), Dee Bradley Baker (Daffy Duck, the Tasmanian Devil, Bull), Danny DeVito (Swackhammer), Bob Bergen (Porky Pig, Tweety, Bertie, Hubie, Marvin the Martian, Fireflies), Bill Farmer (Sylvester, Yosemite Sam, Foghorn Leghorn), Jennifer Cody (Charlotte LaBouff), Jane Horrocks (Fairy Mary), Jim Cummings (Ray), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Jeff Bennett (Clank), Rob Paulsen (Bobble), Peter Bartlett (Lawrence), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Jenifer Lewis (Mama Odie), Bill Murray (Himself), Theresa Randle (Juanita Jordan), June Foray (Granny), Maurice LaMarche (Pepe Le Pew), Kath Soucie (Lola Bunny), Larry Bird (Himself), Oprah Winfrey (Eudora), Terrence Howard (James), John Goodman (Big Daddy LaBouff), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion), Jocelyn Blue (Nerdluck Pound), Dorian Harewood (MonStar Bupkus), Charity James (Nerdluck Blanko), Joey Camen (MonStar Bang), June Melby (Nerdluck Bang), T.K. Carter (MonStar Nawt), Catherine Reitman (Nerdluck Bupkus), Darnell Suttles (MonStar Pound), Colleen Wainwright (Nerdluck Nawt, Sniffles), Steve Kehela (MonStar Blanko, Announcer), Loreena McKennitt (Narrator), Steve Valentine (Minister of Spring), Kathy Najimy (Minister of Summer), Richard Portnow (Minister of Autumn), Gail Borges (Minister of Winter), Manner Washington (Jeffrey), Eric Gordon (Marcus), Penny Pae Bridges (Jasmine), Charles Barkley (Himself), Patrick Ewing (Himself), Muggsy Bogues (Himself), Larry Johnson (Himself), Shawn Bradley (Himself), Brandon Hammond (Young Michael), Elizabeth Dampier (Young Tiana), Breanna Brooks (Young Charlotte), Ritchie Montgomery (Reggie), Don Hall (Darnell), Paul Briggs (Two Fingers), Jerry Kernion (Mr. Henry Fenner), Corey Burton (Mr. Harvey Fenner), Michael Colyar (Buford), Emeril Lagasse (Marlon the Gator), Kevin Michael Richardson (Ian the Gator), Randy Newman (Cousin Randy), America Young (Wendy Darling), Kat Cressida (Mrs. Darling), Ahmad Rashad (Himself), Terence Blanchard (Louis' Trumpet Playing), Danielle Mone Truitt (Georgia). Additional Voices: Stephen J. Anderson, Keith Anthony, Kwesi Boakye, Roger Aaron Brown, June Christopher, David Cowgill, Peter Del Vecho, Terri Douglas, Jeff Draheim, Rob Edwards, Eddie Frierson, Bridget Hoffman, Kelly Hoover, Rif Hutton, Wolfgang Wesley Hutton, Margaret Johnson-Holzendorf, John Kassir, Jennifer Kilger, Nicolette Little, Mona Marshall, Scott Menville, John Musker, Allison Norman, Phil Proctor, Peter Renaday, Lynwood Robinson, Kimberly Russell, Lorry Ann Shea, Bruce W. Smith, Elissa Sussman, Shane Sweet, Fred Tatasciore, Claudette Wells, Marlon West, Joe Whyte, Seth R. Williamson, Shanda M. Williamson, Shane R. Williamson, Mick Wingert.
Noah Cyrus (Ponyo), Frankie Jonas (Sosuke), Tina Fey (Lisa), Matt Damon (Koichi), Liam Neeson (Fujimoto), Cate Blanchett (Granmamare), Cloris Leachman (Kayo), Betty White (Yoshie), Lily Tomlin (Toki), Jennessa Rose (Kumiko), Kurt Knutsson (The Newscaster). Additional Voices: Carlos Alazraqui, Bob Bergen, Johanna Braddy, Marsha Clark, John Cygan, Jennifer Darling, Madison Davenport, Courtnee Draper, Crispin Freeman, Jess Harnell, Ella Dale Lewis, Sherry Lynn, Danny Mann, Mona Marshall, Mickie McGowan, Laraine Newman, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Jan Rabson.
Bill Hader (Flint Lockwood), Anna Faris (Sam Sparks), James Caan (Tim Lockwood), Andy Samberg ('Baby' Brent), Bruce Campbell (Mayor Shelbourne), Mr. T (Earl Devereaux), Bobb'e J. Thompson (Cal Devereaux), Benjamin Bratt (Manny), Neil Patrick Harris (Steve), Al Roker (Patrick Patrickson), Lauren Graham (Fran Lockwood), Will Forte (Joe Towne), Max Neuwirth (Young Flint), Peter Siragusa (Rufus), Angela Shelton (Regina Devereaux), Neil Flynn (Weather News Network Producer), Liz Cackowski (Flint's Teacher). Additional Voices: Isabella Acres, Lori Alan, Shane Baumel, Bob Bergen, Cody Cameron, Marsha Clark, John Cygan, Ann Dominic, Paul Eiding, Jess Harnell, Gary A. Heckler, Phil Lord, Sherry Lynn, Danny Mann, Mona Marshall, Mickie McGowan, Christopher Miller, Laraine Newman, Jan Rabson, Grace Rolek, Jeremy Shada, Will Shadley, Melissa Sturm, Ariel Winter.
Ray Romano (Manny), John Leguizamo (Sid), Denis Leary (Diego), Seann William Scott (Crash), Josh Peck (Eddie), Queen Latifah (Ellie), Simon Pegg (Buck), Chris Wedge (Scrat), Karen Disher (Scratte), Eunice Cho (Madison (Diatryma Girl)), Harrison Fahn (Glypto Boy), Maile Flanagan (Aardvark Mom), Jason Fricchione (Adult Molehog Male), Bill Hader (Gazelle), Kelly Keaton (Molehog Mom, Shovelmouth Mom), Joey King (Beaver Girl), Allegra Leguizamo (Aardvark Girl), Lucas Leguizamo (Aardvark Boy, Beaver Kid), Clea Lewis (Start Mom), Jane Lynch (Diatryma Mom), Christian Pikes (Little Johnny), Avery Christopher Plum (Beaver Kid #1), Joe Romano (Ronald (Shovelmouth Boy)), Carlos Saldanha (Dinosaur Babies, Flightless Bird), Manoela Scarpa Saldanha (Molehog Girl #1), Sofia Scarpa Saldanha (Molehog Girl #2), Cindy Slattery (Bird), Kristen Wiig (Pudgy Beaver Mom). Additional Voices: Matt Adler, Steve Alterman, Anthony Amorim, Claudio Besso, June Christopher, Holly Dorff, Nicole Ehinger, David H. Kramer, Selenis Leyva, Matthew P. McCarthy, David McCharen, Bea Miller, Regan Mizrahi, Tim Nordquist, Devika Parikh, Alexandra Pisacane, Jake Schwencke, Amanda Scott, Jonathan Tchaikovsky, Pamala Tyson.
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Jane Horrocks (Fairy Mary), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Kristin Chenoweth (Rosetta), Angela Bartys (Fawn), Rob Paulsen (Bobble, Tall Troll, Owl), Jeff Bennett (Clank, Small Troll, Fairy Gary), Grey DeLisle (Lyria, Narrator, Viola), John DiMaggio (Minister of Autumn), Eliza Pollack Zebert (Blaze), Bob Bergen (Bugs & Creatures), Roger Craig Smith (Bolt, Stone), Allison Roth (French Fairy), Thom Adcox (Flint), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion). Additional Voices: Bob Bergen, Ranjani Brow, Kerry Gutierrez, Bridget Hoffman, Wendy Hoffmann, Ashley Lambert, Scott Menville, Jacqueline Pinol, W.K. Stratton, Shane Sweet.
Notable deaths
Roy E. Disney (January 10, 1930December 16, 2009)
Wayne Allwine (February 7, 1947May 18, 2009) (Mickey's Christmas Carol, The Prince and the Pauper, Runaway Brain, Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas, House of Mouse, Mickey, Donald, and Goofy: The Three Musketeers, Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, The Black Cauldron, The Great Mouse Detective, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Fantasia 2000)
Patrick McGoohan (March 19, 1928 — January 13, 2009) (Treasure Planet)
Cathy Cahn (April 26, 1954 — July 6, 2009) (House of Mouse)
Dallas McKennon (July 19, 1919 — July 14, 2009) (Sleeping Beauty, 101 Dalmatians, Lady and the Tramp, Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks)
Pat Hingle (July 19, 1924 — January 3, 2009) (The Land Before Time, Muppets from Space)
Dom DeLuise (August 1, 1933 — May 4, 2009) (Oliver & Company, The Muppet Movie)
Patrick Swayze (August 18, 1952 — September 14, 2009) (The Fox and the Hound 2)
Michael Jackson (August 29, 1958 — June 25, 2009)
Henry Gibson (September 21, 1935 — September 14, 2009) (Charlotte's Web)
Brittany Murphy (November 10, 1977 — December 20, 2009) (Happy Feet)
Virginia Davis (December 31, 1918 — August 15, 2009) (Alice Comedies)
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2010
New Releases
March 5 — Alice in Wonderland is released to mixed reviews.
March 26 — How to Train Your Dragon is released to universal acclaim and becomes a financial success.
May 7 — Iron Man 2 is released to positive reviews.
May 21 — Shrek Forever After is released to mixed reviews but becomes a mega-hit at the box office.
May 28 — Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is released.
June 18 — Toy Story 3 is released to universal acclaim and a commercial success at the box office worldwide, becoming the first Pixar animated film to earn $1 billion.
July 9 — Despicable Me is released to positive reviews.
July 14 — The Sorcerer's Apprentice is released.
July 23 — Ramona and Beezus is released to positive reviews.
July 30 — Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore is released to negative reviews.
September 17 — Alpha and Omega is released to negative reviews.
September 24 — Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole is released to mixed reviews.
October 8 — Secretariat is released.
November 5 — Megamind is released to positive reviews.
November 24 — Tangled & Muppets & Fairies Treasure Autumn, Disney's 50th animated feature, is released to universal acclaim and grossed over $590 million worldwide.
December 10 — The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is released to mixed reviews.
December 17 — Tron Legacy is released to mixed reviews.
Events
February 3 — The Three Caballeros celebrated its 65th anniversary.
February 7 — Pinocchio celebrated its 70th anniversary.
February 11 — The Tigger Movie celebrated its 10th anniversary.
February 15 — Cinderella celebrated its 60th anniversary.
March 2 — The Sound of Music celebrates its 45th anniversary.
June 22 — Lady and the Tramp celebrated its 55th anniversary.
June 23 — Pocahontas celebrated its 15th anniversary.
July 17 — Disneyland celebrates its 55th anniversary.
July 24 — The Black Cauldron celebrated its 25th anniversary.
November 4 — Chicken Little celebrates its 5th anniversary.
November 13 — Fantasia celebrated its 70th anniversary.
November 16 — The Rescuers Down Under celebrated its 20th anniversary.
November 22 — Toy Story celebrates its 15th anniversary in the release of Toy Story 3.
December 15 — The Emperor's New Groove celebrated its 10th anniversary.
December 24 — The AristoCats celebrated its 40th anniversary.
Home video releases
January 5 — Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
March 2 — Ponyo, Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki's Delivery Service
March 16 — The Princess and the Frog & Tinker Bell's Springtime Belief, Astro Boy
March 23 — Fantastic Mr. Fox, Toy Story & Toy Story 2: Special Edition
March 30 — Alice in Wonderland: Special Un-Anniversary Edition
April 13 — The Great Mouse Detective: Mystery in the Mist Edition
June 1 — Alice in Wonderland
August 3 — James and the Giant Peach: Special Edition
September 14 — The Black Cauldron: 25th Anniversary Edition
September 21 — Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
October 5 — Beauty and the Beast: Diamond Edition
October 14 — How to Train Your Dragon
November 2 — Toy Story 3, The Sound of Music: 45th Anniversary Edition
November 16 — A Christmas Carol, Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
November 30 — Fantasia & Fantasia 2000: 2-Movie Collection Special Edition
December 7 — Shrek Forever After
December 14 — Despicable Me
Albums
March 2 — Alice in Wonderland
June 15 — Toy Story 3: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Toy Story Favorites
August 24 — Disney Villains: Simply Sinister Songs
September 14 — Beauty and the Beast
November 16 — Tangled & Muppets & Fairies Treasure Autumn: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Characters and cast
Tom Hanks (Woody), Tim Allen (Buzz Lightyear), Joan Cusack (Jessie), Ned Beatty (Lotso), Don Rickles (Mr. Potato Head), Michael Keaton (Ken), Wallace Shawn (Rex), John Ratzenberger (Hamm), Estelle Harris (Mrs. Potato Head), John Morris (Andy), Jodi Benson (Barbie), Emily Hahn (Bonnie), Laurie Metcalf (Andy's Mom), Blake Clark (Slinky Dog), Teddy Newton (Chatter Telephone), Bud Luckey (Chuckles), Beatrice Miller (Molly), Javier Fernandez Pena (Spanish Buzz), Timothy Dalton (Mr. Pricklepants), Lori Alan (Bonnie's Mom), Charlie Bright (Young Andy, Peas-in-a-Pod), Kristen Schaal (Trixie), Jeff Garlin (Buttercup), Bonnie Hunt (Dolly), John Cygan (Twitch), Jeff Pidgeon (Aliens), Whoopi Goldberg (Stretch), Jack Angel (Chunk), R. Lee Ermey (Sarge), Jan Rabson (Sparks), Richard Kind (Bookworm), Erik von Detten (Sid), Amber Kroner (Peas-in-a-Pod), Brianna Maiwand (Peas-in-a-Pod), Jack Willis (Frog). Additional Voices: Carlos Alazraqui, Teresa Ganzel, Jess Harnell, Danny Mann, Mickie McGowan, Laraine Newman, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Bob Peterson, Jerome Ranft, Lee Unkrich, Jim Ward, Colette Whitaker.
Mandy Moore (Rapunzel), Zachary Levi (Flynn Rider), Donna Murphy (Mother Gothel), Ron Perlman (Stabbington Brother), M.C. Gainey (Captain of the Guard), Jeffrey Tambor (Big Nose Thug), Brad Garrett (Hook Hand Thug), Paul F. Tompkins (Short Thug), Richard Kiel (Vlad), Delaney Rose Stein (Young Rapunzel, Little Girl), Nathan Greno (Guard #1, Thug #1), Byron Howard (Guard #2, Thug #2), Tim Mertens (Guard #3). Additional Voices: Michael Bell, Bob Bergen, Susanne Blakeslee, June Christopher, Roy Conli, David Cowgill, Terri Douglas, Chad Einbinder, Pat Fraley, Eddie Frierson, Jackie Gonneau, Nicholas Guest, Bridget Hoffman, Daniel Kaz, Anne Lockhart, Mona Marshall, Scott Menville, Laraine Newman, Paul Pape, Lynwood Robinson, Fred Tatasciore, Hynden Walch, Kari Wahlgren.
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Mandy Moore (Rapunzel), Jason Segel (Gary), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Zachary Levi (Flynn Rider), Amy Adams (Mary), Donna Murphy (Mother Gothel), Chris Cooper (Tex Richman), Jane Horrocks (Fairy Mary), Rashida Jones (Veronica), Steve Whitmire (Kermit, Beaker, Statler, Rizzo), Eric Jacobson (Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle, Marvin Suggs), Dave Goelz (Gonzo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Zoot, Beauregard, Waldorf, Kermoot Moopet), Bill Barretta (Swedish Chef, Rowlf, Dr. Teeth, Pepe the Prawn, Bobo, Foozie Moopet), David Rudman (Scooter, Janice, Miss Poogy), Matt Vogel (Sgt. Floyd Pepper, Camilla, Sweetums, '80s Robot, Lew Zealand, Uncle Deadly, Roowlf Moopet, Crazy Harry), Peter Linz (Walter), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Kristin Chenoweth (Rosetta), Angela Bartys (Fawn), Rob Paulsen (Bobble, Tall Troll, Owl), Jeff Bennett (Clank, Small Troll, Fairy Gary), Grey DeLisle (Lyria, Narrator, Viola), Ron Perlman (Stabbington Brother), M.C. Gainey (Captain of the Guard), Jeffrey Tambor (Big Nose Thug), Brad Garrett (Hookhand Thug), Paul F. Tompkins (Short Thug), Richard Kiel (Vlad), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion), John DiMaggio (Minister of Autumn), Eliza Pollack Zebert (Blaze), Roger Craig Smith (Bolt, Stone), Thom Adcox (Flint), Delaney Rose Stein (Young Rapunzel, Little Girl), Allison Roth (French Fairy), Nathan Greno (Guard #1, Thug #1), Byron Howard (Guard #2, Thug #2), Tim Mertens (Guard #3), Michael Albala (TV Executive), Alan Arkin (Tour Guide), Jack Black (Himself), Emily Blunt (Miss Piggy's Receptionist), James Carville (Himself), Bill Cobbs (Grandfather), Aria Noelle Curzon (Waitress), Leslie Feist (Smalltown Resident), Julia Marie Franzese ("Punch Teacher" Kid), Zach Galifianakis (Hobo Joe), Donald Glover (Junior CDE Executive), Whoopi Goldberg (Herself), Selena Gomez (Herself), David Grohl (Animool), Neil Patrick Harris (Himself), Judd Hirsch (Himself), Ken Jeong ("Punch Teacher" Host), John Krasinski (Himself), Raymond Ma (Elderly Asian Man), Jim Parsons (Human Walter), Jonathan Palmer (Reporter #1), Eddie Pepitone (Postman), Rico Rodriguez (Himself), Mickey Rooney (Himself), Kristen Schaal (Moderator), Sarah Silverman (Greeter), Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo (TV Executive), Shu Lan Tuan (Elderly Asian Woman), Dahlia Waingort (TV Executive), Don Yanan (Reporter #2). Additional Muppets: Tyler Bunch, Bruce Lanoil, Michelan Sisti, Paul McGinnis, Greg Ballora, David Alan Barclay, Tim Blaney, Kevin Carlson, Leslie Carrara, Kristin Charney, Nathan Danforth, Alice Dinnean, Julia Gunn, BJ Guyer, Tanya Haden, Patrick Johnson, Sean W. Johnson, Len Levitt, James Murray, Michael Oosterom, Karen Prell, Mike Quinn, David Skelly, Andy Stone, Art Gonzalez Vega, Alex Villa, Chase Woolner. Additional Voices: Michael Bell, Bob Bergen, Susanne Blakeslee, June Christopher, Roy Conli, David Cowgill, Terri Douglas, Chad Einbinder, Pat Fraley, Eddie Frierson, Jackie Gonneau, Nicholas Guest, Bridget Hoffman, Daniel Kaz, Anne Lockhart, Mona Marshall, Scott Menville, Laraine Newman, Paul Pape, Lynwood Robinson, Shane Sweet, Fred Tatasciore, Hynden Walch, Kari Wahlgren.
Jay Baruchel (Hiccup), Gerald Butler (Stoick), Craig Ferguson (Gobber), America Ferrera (Astrid), Jonah Hill (Snotlout), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Fishlegs), T.J. Miller (Tuffnut), Kristen Wiig (Ruffnut). Robin Atkin Downes (Ack), Philip McGrade (Starkard), Kieron Elliott (Hoark the Haggard), Ashley Jensen (Phlegma the Fierce), David Tennant (Spitelout). Additional Voices: Steve Alterman, Julian Barnes, Mitch Carter, David Cowgill, Suzan Crowley, Robert Pike Daniel, Neil Dickson, Alastair Duncan, Peter Lavin, Oliver Muirhead, Paula Jane Newman, Moira Quirk, Ian Ruskin, Alan Shearman, Diz White.
Steve Carell (Gru), Jason Segel (Vector), Russell Brand (Dr. Nefario), Julie Andrews (Gru's Mom), Will Arnett (Mr. Perkins), Kristen Wiig (Miss Hattie), Miranda Cosgrove (Margo), Dana Gaier (Edith), Elsie Fisher (Agnes), Pierre Coffin (Tim, Bob, Mark, Phil, Stuart), Chris Renaud (Dave), Jemaine Clement (Jerry the Minion), Jack McBrayer (Carnival Barker, Tourist Dad), Danny McBride (Fred McDade), Mindy Kaling (Tourist Mom), Rob Huebel (Anchorman), Ken Daurio (Egyptian Guard), Ken Jeong (Talk Show Host). Additional Voices: Charlie Bright, Katie Leigh, Ranjani Brow, Scott Menville, Holly Dorff, Edie Mirman, Jackie Gonneau, Al Rodrigo, Wendy Hoffmann, Jakob Roston, James Kyson, Hans Tester, Tony Lee, Debi Mae West.
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Lauren Mote (Lizzy), Michael Sheen (Dr. Griffiths), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Kristin Chenoweth (Rosetta), Angela Bartys (Fawn), Rob Paulsen (Bobble), Jeff Bennett (Clank, Driver), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Cara Dillion (Narrator), Faith Prince (Mrs. Perkins), Bob Bergen (Additional Voices). Additional Voices: Ranjani Brow, Rachel Crane, Wendy Hoffmann, Scott Menville, Moira Quirk, Darren Richardson, Kelly Stables, Shane Sweet, Hans Tester, Vanessa Waters.
Notable deaths
Dorothy Provine (January 20, 1935April 25, 2010) (That Darn Cat!, Never a Dull Moment)
John Forsythe (January 29, 1918April 1, 2010)
Jean Simmons (January 31, 1929January 22, 2010) (Howl's Moving Castle)
Leslie Nielsen (February 11, 1926November 28, 2010) (Mr. Magoo)
Rue McClanahan (February 21, 1934July 3, 2010) (The Golden Girls)
Eugenia Paul (March 3, 1935 — May 24, 2010) (Zorro)
Lynn Redgrave (March 8, 1943 — May 2, 2010) (The Wild Thornberrys Movie, Peter Pan)
Peter Graves (March 18, 1926 — March 14, 2010) (Mickey Mouse Works)
Lorene Yarnell (March 21, 1944 — July 29, 2010) (The Muppet Show)
Glenn Shadix (April 15, 1952 — September 7, 2010) (The Nightmare Before Christmas)
James Gammon (April 20, 1940 — July 16, 2010) (The Iron Giant)
Ilene Woods (May 5, 1929 — July 1, 2010) (Cinderella)
Dennis Hopper (May 17, 1936 — May 29, 2010) (Alpha and Omega)
Lena Horne (June 30, 1917 — May 9, 2010) (The Muppet Show)
Gloria Stuart (July 4, 1910 — September 26, 2010) (Titanic)
Blake Edwards (July 26, 1922 — December 15, 2010) (Pink Panther)
Cammie King (August 5, 1934 — September 1, 2010) (Bambi, Gone with the Wind)
Ron Gans (August 9, 1931 — June 29, 2010) (Welcome to Pooh Corner, Dumbo's Circus)
Jimmy Dean (August 10, 1928 — June 13, 2010)
Fess Parker (August 16, 1924 — March 18, 2010) (Old Yeller)
Eddie Carroll (September 6, 1933 — April 6, 2010) (Mickey's Christmas Carol)
Eddie Barth (September 29, 1931 — May 28, 2010) (Osmosis Jones)
Tom Bosley (October 1, 1927 — October 19, 2010) (Santa Buddies)
Billie Mae Richards (November 21, 1921 — September 10, 2010) (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer)
Bill Erwin (December 2, 1914 — December 29, 2010) (The Land Before Time)
James MacArthur (December 8, 1937 — October 28, 2010) (Swiss Family Robinson)
Harold Gould (December 10, 1923 — September 11, 2010) (Brother Bear, Stuart Little)
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2011
New Releases
February 11 — Gnomeo & Juliet is released to mixed reviews and was a commercial failure.
March 4 — Rango is released to very positive reviews and was a commercial success.
March 11 — Mars Needs Moms is released to negative reviews and was a box office bomb.
April 15 — Rio is released to positive reviews and was a commercial success.
April 29 — Prom is released.
May 6 — Thor is released to positive reviews.
May 20 — Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is released to mixed reviews and becomes the second Pirates of the Caribbean film to gross $1 billion.
May 26 — Kung Fu Panda 2 is released to positive reviews and becomes a box office hit.
June 24 — Cars 2 is released to mixed to negative reviews but was a mega commercial success.
July 15 — Winnie the Pooh & Tinker Bell's Midsummer Rescue is released to universal acclaim but moderate commercial success.
July 22 — Captain America: The First Avenger is released to positive reviews.
July 29 — The Smurfs is released to negative reviews.
September 16 — The Lion King 3D is re-released.
October 28 — Puss in Boots is released to positive reviews.
November 18 — Happy Feet Two is released to mixed reviews and was a commercial failure.
November 23 — The Muppets is released to universal acclaim from reviewers and becomes a significant commercial success.
November 23 — Arthur Christmas is released to very positive reviews.
Events
January 25 — 101 Dalmatians celebrated its 50th anniversary.
February 3 — Pixar celebrated its 25th anniversary with the release of Cars 2.
February 4 — Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree celebrated its 45th anniversary.
February 16 — Muppet Treasure Island celebrates its 15th anniversary.
March 21 — DisneyScreencaps.com is born.
April 12 — James and the Giant Peach celebrated its 15th anniversary.
June 9 — Cars celebrated its 5th anniversary with the release of Cars 2.
June 15 — Atlantis: The Lost Empire celebrated its 10th anniversary.
June 21 — The Hunchback of Notre Dame celebrates its 15th anniversary.
June 26 — The Great Muppet Caper celebrated its 30th anniversary.
July 2 — The Great Mouse Detective celebrates its 25th anniversary.
July 10 — The Fox and the Hound celebrated its 30th anniversary.
July 26 — Alice in Wonderland celebrated its 60th anniversary.
August 19 — D23 Expo (August 19-21)
September 4 — Tokyo DisneySea's 10th anniversary celebration begins.
September 13 — The Muppet Show celebrated its 35th anniversary.
October 1 — Walt Disney World celebrated its 40th anniversary.
October 23 — Dumbo celebrated its 70th anniversary.
November 2 — Monsters, Inc. celebrated its 10th anniversary.
November 12 — Song of the South celebrates its 65th anniversary.
November 22 — Beauty and the Beast celebrated its 20th anniversary.
December 5 — Walt Disney celebrated its 110th anniversary.
Home video releases
February 1 — Alice in Wonderland: 60th Anniversary Edition
February 25 — Megamind
March 1 — Bambi: Diamond Edition
March 29 — Tangled & Muppets & Fairies Treasure Autumn
April 5 — TRON, Tron Legacy
April 19 — The Incredibles
July 15 — Rango
August 2 — Rio
August 9 — The Fox and the Hound: 30th Anniversary Edition
September 20 — Dumbo: 70th Anniversary Edition
October 4 — The Lion King: Diamond Edition
October 18 — Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
October 25 — Winnie the Pooh & Tinker Bell's Midsummer Rescue
November 1 — Cars 2
November 22 — Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
December 13 — Kung Fu Panda 2
Albums
June 14 — Cars 2: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
July 12 — Winnie the Pooh & Tinker Bell's Midsummer Rescue: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
August 23 — The Green Album
September 16 — Best of The Lion King
November 22 — The Muppets: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Characters and cast
Larry the Cable Guy (Mater), Owen Wilson (Lightning McQueen), Michael Caine (Finn McMissile), Emily Mortimer (Holley Shiftwell), Eddie Izzard (Sir Miles Axlerod), John Turturro (Francesco Bernoulli), Brent Musburger (Brent Mustangburger), Joe Mantegna (Grem), Thomas Kretschmann (Professor Z), Peter Jacobson (Acer), Bonnie Hunt (Sally), Darrell Waltrip (Darrell Cartrip), Franco Nero (Uncle Topolino), David Hobbs (David Hobbscap), Patrick Walker (Mel Dorado), Tony Shalhoub (Luigi), Jeff Garlin (Otis), Michel Michelis (Tomber), Jason Issacs (Siddeley, Leland Turbo), Lloyd Sherr (Fillmore, Combat Ship), Bruce Campbell (Rod "Torque" Redline), Teresa Gallagher (Mater's Computer), Jenifer Lewis (Flo), Stanley Townsend (Victor Hugo, Vladimir Trunkov, Ivan the Tow Truck), Velibor Topic (Alexander Hugo), Sig Hansen (Crabby), Guido Quaroni (Guido), Vanessa Redgrave (The Queen, Mama Topolino), John Mainieri (J. Curby Gremlin), Brad Lewis (Tubbs Pacer), Cheech Marin (Ramone), Jeff Gordon (Jeff Gorvette), Lewis Hamilton (Lewis Hamilton), Paul Dooley (Sarge), Edie McClurg (Minny), Richard Kind (Van), Katherine Helmond (Lizzie), John Ratzenberger (Mack), Michael Wallis (Sheriff). Additional Voices: Catherine Bolt, Gillian Bolt, Jess Fulton, Jess Harnell, John Lasseter, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Konishi Sonoko, Dice Tsutsumi.
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Jim Cummings (Winnie the Pooh, Tigger), Lauren Mote (Lizzy), Michael Jordan (Himself), Jeff Bergman (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Sylvester, Tweety, Foghorn Leghorn), Mia Wasikowska (Alice), Travis Oates (Piglet), Michael Sheen (Dr. Griffiths), Kelsey Grammer (Stinky Pete), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Kristin Chenoweth (Rosetta), Angela Bartys (Fawn), Bob Bergen (Porky Pig, Various), Rob Paulsen (Bobble), Jeff Bennett (Clank, Driver), Tom Kenny (Rabbit), Craig Ferguson (Owl), Bud Luckey (Eeyore), Eric Bauza (Marvin the Martian), John Cleese (Narrator), Jack Boulter (Christopher Robin), Kristen Anderson-Lopez (Kanga), Wyatt Hall (Roo), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Theresa Randle (Juanita Jordan), Wayne Knight (Al McWhiggin), Georgie Henley (Wendy), Olivia Williams (Mrs. Darling), Jennifer Hale (Mrs. Pussycat), Kelly Sheridan (Barbie), Jerome Ranft (Wheezy), Burny Mattinson (Geri the Cleaner), Jocelyn Blue (Pound), Charity James (Blanko), June Melby (Bang), Catherine Reitman (Bupkus), Colleen Wainwright (Nawt), Huell Howser (Backson), Cara Dillion (Prologue Narrator), Faith Prince (Mrs. Perkins). Additional Voices: Steve Alterman, Charles Bartlett, Ashley Boettcher, Jillian Bowen, Johanna Braddy, Corey Burton, Cathy Cavadini, Will Collyer, Peter Del Vecho, John DeMita, Terri Douglas, Courtnee Draper, Judi Durand, Aaron Fors, Pat Fraley, Willow Geer, Daniel Gerson, Aaron Hendry, Barbara Iley, Forrest Iwaszewski, Carlyle King, Daamen Krall, Lisa Linder Silver, Robert Lopez, Christina MacGregor, Lewis Macleod, Mona Marshall, Jeremy Maxwell, Daniel Mora, Tim Mertens, Nolan North, Jason Pace, Paige Pollack, Alex Puccinelli, Moira Quirk, David Randolph, Noreen Reardon, Aurian Redson, Darren Richardson, Shane Sweet, Regina Taufen, Nancy Truman, William Vanderpuye, Diz White, James Daniel Wilson, Ruth Zalduondo.
Alan Young (Scrooge McDuck), Bret Iwan (Mickey Mouse), Bill Farmer (Goofy, Horace, Practical Pig, Weasel #3), Phil Snyder (Jiminy Cricket), Will Ryan (Willie the Giant), Jim Cummings (Pete), Tony Anselmo (Donald Duck), Russi Taylor (Minnie Mouse, Clara Clark, Webby Vanderquack, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Fifer Pig), Christy Carlson Romano (Daisy Duck), Rob Paulsen (Troubadour), Max Charles (Tiny Tim), Raymond Ochoa (Ferdy), Grace Kaufman (Melody Mouse), Ava Acres (Millie Mouse), Jeff Bennett (Mr. Toad, Peter Pig, Weasel #2), Corey Burton (Ratty, Ludwig Von Drake, Weasel #4), Jess Harnell (Moley, Paddy Pig, Weasel #1), April Winchell (Clarabelle Cow, Aunt Gertie), Katie Lowes (Della Duck), Josie Trinidad (Daphne Duck), Pat Musick (Fiddler Pig), Maurice LaMarche (Mortimer), Raymond S. Persi (Secretary Bird the Undertaker), Burny Mattinson (The Sleuth), Pat Fraley (Young Scrooge), Tyree Brown (Skippy Rabbit), Tyler Ganus (Toby Turtle). Additional Voices: Isabella Acres, Stephen Apostolina, Bob Bergen, David Boat, Reed Buck, Michael Carlsen, June Christopher, David Cowgill, Wendy Cutler, Elizabeth Daily, Debi Derryberry, Will Deters, Terri Douglas, Sandy Fox, Eddie Frierson, Earl Ghaffari, Jean Gilpin, Nicholas Guest, Emily Hahn, Jennifer Hale, John Kassir, Daniel Kaz, Dave Kohut, Luisa Leschin, Lauren MacMullan, Mona Marshall, Scott Menville, Laraine Newman, Paul Pape, Moira Quirk, Lynwood Robinson, Trenton Rogers, Jadon Sand, Alan Shearman, Kath Soucie, April Stewart, Fred Tatasciore, Jennifer Christine Vera, Matthew Wolf.
Jason Segel (Gary), Amy Adams (Mary), Chris Cooper (Tex Richman), Rashida Jones (CDE Executive), Steve Whitmire (Kermit, Beaker, Statler, Rizzo), Eric Jacobson (Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle, Marvin Suggs), Dave Goelz (Gonzo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Zoot, Beauregard, Waldorf, Kermoot Moopet), Bill Barretta (Swedish Chef, Rowlf, Dr. Teeth, Pepe the Prawn, Bobo, Kermoot Moopet), David Rudman (Scooter, Janice, Miss Poogy), Matt Vogel (Sgt. Floyd Pepper, Camilla, Sweetums, '80s Robot, Lew Zealand, Uncle Deadly, Roowlf Moopet, Crazy Harry), Peter Linz (Walter), Michael Albala (TV Executive), Alan Arkin (Tour Guide), Jack Black (Himself), Emily Blunt (Miss Piggy's Receptionist), James Carville (Himself), Bill Cobbs (Grandfather), Aria Noelle Curzon (Waitress), Leslie Feist (Smalltown Resident), Julia Marie Franzese ("Punch Teacher" Kid), Zach Galifianakis (Hobo Joe), Donald Glover (Junior CDE Executive), Whoopi Goldberg (Herself), Selena Gomez (Herself), David Grohl (Animool), Neil Patrick Harris (Himself), Judd Hirsch (Himself), Ken Jeong ("Punch Teacher" Host), John Krasinski (Himself), Raymond Ma (Elderly Asian Man), Jonathan Palmer (Reporter #1), Jim Parsons (Human Walter), Eddie Pepitone (Postman), Rico Rodriguez (Himself), Mickey Rooney (Smalltown Resident), Kristen Schaal (Moderator), Sarah Silverman (Greeter), Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo (TV Executive), Dahlia Waingort (TV Executive), Don Yanan (Reporter #2)
Johnny Depp (Rango, Lars), Isla Fisher (Beans), Abigail Breslin (Priscilla), Ned Beatty (Mayor), Alfred Molina (Roadkill), Bill Nighy (Rattlesnake Jake), Stephen Root (Doc, Merrimack, Mr. Snuggles), Harry Dean Stanton (Balthazar), Timothy Olyphant (Spirit of the West), Ray Winstone (Bad Bill), Ian Abercrombie (Ambrose), Gil Birmingham (Wounded Bird), James Ward Byrkit (Wafles, Gordy, Papa Joad, Cousin Murt, Curlie, Knife Attacker, Rodent Kid), Claudia Black (Angelique), Blake Clark (Buford), John Cothran (Elgin), Patrika Darbo (Delilah, Maybelle), George DelHoyo (Señor Flan - Mariachi Accordion), Maile Flanagan (Lucky), Charles Fleischer (Elbows), Beth Grant (Bonnie), Ryan Hurst (Jedidiah), Vincent Kartheiser (Ezekiel, Lasso Rodent), Hemky Madera (Chorizo), Alex Manugian (Spoons), Mark 'Crash' McCreery (Parsons), Joe Nunez (Rock-Eye), Christopher L. Parson (Hazel Moats, Kinski, Stump, Clinker, Lenny, Boseefus, Dirt Kid), Lew Temple (Furgus, Hitch), Alanna Ubach (Boo, Cletus, Fresca, Miss Daisy), Gore Verbinski (Sergeant Turley, Crevice, Slim, Lupe - Mariachi Violin), Kym Whitley (Melonee), Keith Campbell (Sod Buster). Additional Voices: Matt Adler, Newell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander, Steve Alterman, Stephen Apostolina, Kirk Bailey, Jack Blessing, Mitch Carter, David Cowgill, Wendy Cutler, Holly Dorff, Moosie Drier, Jackie Gonneau, Nicholas Guest, Bridget Hoffman, Rif Hutton, Hope Levy, Edie Mirman, Bob Neill, Paul Pape, Michelle Ruff, Kelly Stables, David Zyler.
Jesse Eisenberg (Blu), Anne Hathaway (Jewel), Leslie Mann (Linda), George Lopez (Rafael), Jemaine Clement (Nigel), Jamie Foxx (Nico), Will.i.am (Pedro), Tracy Morgan (Luiz), Rodrigo Santoro (Tulio, Soccer Announcer), Jake T. Austin (Fernando), Carlos Ponce (Marcel (Lead Smuggler)), Jeff Garcia (Tipa (Heavy Smuggler), Bat), Davi Vieira (Armando (Tall Smuggler)), Francisco Ramos (Lead Marmoset), Bebel Gilberto (Eva), Wanda Sykes (Chloe (The Goose)), Jane Lynch (Alice (The Other Goose)), Bernardo de Paula (Sylvio, Kipo), Karen Disher (Mother Bird), Jason Fricchione (Truck Driver), Sofia Scarpa Saldanha (Young Linda), Kelly Keaton (Bookstore Customer), Gracinha Leporace (Dr. Barbosa), Phil Miler (Aviary Intern, Waiter), Carlos Saldanha (Second Waiter), Renato D'Angelo (Police Officer), Thomas F. Wilson (Trapped Bird, Screaming Hang Glider), Cindy Slattery (Neurotic Bird), Justine Warwick (Scaredy Bird), Judah Friedlander (Tourist), Tim Nordquist (Other Hang Glider), Miriam Wallen (Green Bird), Carlos de Oliveira (Gate Guard), Sergio Mendes (Samba School Director), Ester Dean (Boy in Gondola). Additional Voices: Priscilla Avila, Anzolin Borges, Claudia Bretas, Carlinhos Brown, Ubirajara de Castro, Shanti Correa, Alberto Costa, Mario Costa, Wendy Cutler, Heber Moreira, Flavia de Mellow, Andrea de Oliveira, Holly Dorff, Matheus dos Santos, Lucas dos Santos, Andrea Ferraz, Marcos Daniel Ferreira, Hanna Frankel, Johnny Gidcomb, Jean Gilpin, Julia Saraiva Gomez, Nicholas Guest, Rif Hutton, Julia Kamanchek Lopes, Lorrayne Mathias, Mikael Mutti, Leo Nobre, Mina Olivera, Bianca Rossini, Julia Scarpa Saldanha, Manoela Scarpa Saldanha, Adriana Souza, Maxwell Wippich, Matthew Wolf.
Jack Black (Po), Angelina Jolie (Tigress), Dustin Hoffman (Shifu), Gary Oldman (Shen), Jackie Chan (Monkey), Seth Rogen (Mantis), Lucy Liu (Viper), David Cross (Crane), James Hong (Mr. Ping), Michelle Yeoh (Soothsayer), Danny McBride (Wolf Boss), Dennis Haysbert (Master Ox), Jean-Claude Van Damme (Master Croc), Victor Garber (Master Rhino), Mike Bell (Gorilla Guard 1), Jason Bertsch (Antelope Driver), Michael DMaio (Happy Bunny), Shane Glick (Wolf Soldier 4), Lena Golia (Pig Fan, Bunny), April Hong (Mop Bunny), Joseph Izzo (Wolf Soldier 1), Alexandra Gold Jourden (Bunny Fan), Stephen Kearin (Musician Pig, Awesome Pig), Liam Knight (Baby Po), Paul Mazursky (Musician Bunny), Dan O'Connor (Stain Pig, Wolf Soldier 2), Romy Rosemont (Pig Mother), Jeremy Shipp (Dumpling Bunny), Maury Sterling (Wolf Soldier 3), Fred Tatasciore (Panda Dad, Gorilla Guard 2), Lauren Tom (Market Sheep), Conrad Vernon (Boar). Additional Voices: Matt Adler, Newell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander, Steve Alterman, Stephen Apostolina, Jack Blessing, Constantino Bravos, Mitch Carter, Robert Cloworthy, David Cowgill, Makenna Cowgill, Holly Dorff, Clayton Drier, Moosie Drier, Spencer Lacey Ganus, Jackie Gonneau, Bridget Hoffman, Matthew Ford Holt, Rif Hutton, Theodore Finn Kayser, Christina MacGregor, Patrick Malone, Edie Mirman, Drake Nelson, Paul Pape, Peter Renaday, Michael Sorich, Marcelo Tubert, David Zyler.
Megan Hilty (Rosetta), Brenda Song (Chloe), Jason Dolley (Rumble), Tiffany Thornton (Glimmer), Zendaya (Fern), Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Angela Bartys (Fawn), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Jeff Bennett (Clank, Fairy Gary), Rob Paulsen (Bobble), Jane Horrocks (Fairy Mary), Kari Wahlgren (Ivy), Jessica DiCicco (Lilac), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Daniel Curtis Lee (Starter Sparrowman), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion).
Notable deaths
Frances Bay (January 23, 1919September 15, 2011) (Happy Gilmore)
Pete Postlethwaite (February 7, 1946January 2, 2011) (James and the Giant Peach)
Bill Justice (February 9, 1914February 10, 2011) (Peter Pan, Fantasia, The Three Caballeros, Alice in Wonderland, Bambi)
Steve Jobs (February 24, 1955October 5, 2011)
Bill Hunter (February 27, 1940May 21, 2011) (Finding Nemo)
Eugenia Dinning (March 29, 1924 — February 22, 2011) (Fun and Fancy Free, Melody Time)
Kenneth Mars (April 4, 1935 — February 12, 2011) (The Little Mermaid, The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea, Thumbelina)
Harry Morgan (April 10, 1915 — December 7, 2011) (The Apple Dumpling Gang, The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again)
Wayne Robson (April 29, 1946 — April 4, 2011) (The Rescuers Down Under)
Don Diamond (June 4, 1921 — June 19, 2011) (Herbie Goes Banana, Zorro)
Peter Alexander (June 30, 1926 — February 12, 2011) (The Muppet Show)
Bill Skiles (July 5, 1931 — May 16, 2011) (The Jungle Book)
Norma Zimmer (July 13, 1923 — May 10, 2011) (Alice in Wonderland)
Joan Gerber (July 29, 1935 — August 22, 2011) (DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp, Charlotte's Web)
Wally Boag (September 9, 1920 — June 3, 2011)
Nicol Williamson (September 14, 1936 — December 16, 2011) (Return to Oz, The Wind in the Willows, Mr. Toad's Wild Ride)
Jackie Cooper (September 15, 1922 — May 3, 2011) (Parade of the Award Nominees)
Peter Falk (September 16, 1927 — June 23, 2011) (Shark Tale, The Princess Bride)
Jeff Conaway (October 5, 1950 — May 27, 2011) (Pete's Dragon)
Betty Taylor (October 7, 1919 — June 4, 2011)
Gordon Tootoosis (October 25, 1941 — July 5, 2011) (Pocahontas, Open Season)
Angayuqaq Oscar Kawagley (November 8, 1934 — April 24, 2011) (Brother Bear)
Randy Savage (November 15, 1952 — May 20, 2011) (Bolt)
Michael Gough (November 23, 1916 — March 17, 2011) (Alice in Wonderland, Corpse Bride)
Barbara Kent (December 16, 1907 — October 13, 2011) (Flesh and the Devil, Oliver Twist)
Charlie Callas (December 20, 1924 — January 27, 2011) (Pete's Dragon)
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2012
New Releases
January 13 — Beauty and the Beast 3D (with Tangled Ever After w/ The Pixie Olympics) is re-released.
February 10 — Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 3D is re-released.
February 17 — The Secret World of Arrietty is released to critically positive reviews.
March 2 — The Lorax is released to mixed reviews but was a box office success.
March 9 — John Carter is released.
April 4 — Titanic 3D is re-released in theaters (15th anniversary/100th centennial anniversary of the sinking).
April 27 — The Pirates! Band of Misfits is released to positive reviews.
May 4 — The Avengers is released to universal acclaim and breaks the weekend box office record with $207,438,708 and grossed $1 billion.
June 8 — Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is released to positive reviews and was a mega commercial success.
June 22 — Brave is released to positive reviews and becomes a financial hit at the box office.
July 13 — Ice Age: Continental Drift is released to mixed reviews but becomes a box office success.
August 15 — The Odd Life of Timothy Green is released.
August 17 — ParaNorman is released to positive reviews.
September 14 — Finding Nemo 3D is re-released.
September 28 — Hotel Transylvania is released to mixed reviews.
October 5 — Frankenweenie is released to very positive reviews.
November 2 — Wreck-It Ralph is released to very positive reviews and was a commercial success.
November 21 — Rise of the Guardians is released to mixed to positive reviews but was a commercial failure.
December 19 — Monsters, Inc. 3D is re-released.
Events
March 30 — Meet the Robinsons celebrates its 5th anniversary.
April 12 — Disneyland Paris begins celebrating its 20th anniversary.
April 27 — Kirby celebrated its 20th anniversary.
June 15 — Cars Land opened in Disney's California Adventure.
June 21 — Lilo & Stitch celebrated its 10th anniversary.
June 22 — The Rescuers celebrated its 35th anniversary.
June 27 — Hercules celebrates its 15th anniversary.
June 29 — Ratatouille celebrated its 5th anniversary.
August 13 — Bambi celebrated its 70th anniversary.
September 18 — DuckTales celebrated its 25th anniversary.
September 27 — Fun and Fancy Free celebrates its 65th anniversary.
October 1 — EPCOT Center celebrated its 30th anniversary.
October 18 — The Jungle Book celebrated its 45th anniversary.
October 30 — Disney acquires Star Wars.
November 3 — Pete's Dragon celebrates its 35th anniversary.
November 25 — Aladdin celebrated its 20th anniversary.
November 27 — Treasure Planet celebrated its 10th anniversary.
December 11 — The Muppet Christmas Carol celebrated its 20th anniversary.
December 19 — Titanic celebrated its 15th anniversary.
December 21 — Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs celebrated its 75th anniversary.
Home video releases
February 7 — Lady and the Tramp: Diamond Edition
February 24 — Puss in Boots
March 13 — Happy Feet Two
March 20 — The Muppets
May 22 — The Secret World of Arrietty, Castle in the Sky, Whisper of the Heart
July 3 — Home on the Range, Treasure Planet: 10th Anniversary Edition
August 21 — The Rescuers & The Rescuers Down Under: 35th Anniversary 2-Movie Collection, Pocahontas, The AristoCats: Special Edition, The Tigger Movie: Bounce-A-Rrrific Special Edition
August 28 — The Pirates! Band of Misfits
September 11 — Titanic
September 25 — The Avengers
October 2 — Cinderella: Diamond Edition
October 9 — The Great Mouse Detective: Mystery in the Mist Edition
October 16 — Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Pete's Dragon: 35th Anniversary Edition
October 23 — Secret of the Wings
November 6 — Arthur Christmas, The Muppet Christmas Carol: It's Not Easy Being Scrooge Special Edition
November 13 — Brave, Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 2
November 20 — Mickey's Christmas Carol Remastered
November 27 — ParaNorman
December 4 — Finding Nemo: Collector's Edition, Up: Collector's Edition
December 11 — Ice Age: Continental Drift
Albums
February 1 — Ratatouille
March 21 — Lady and the Tramp
April 2 — The Black Cauldron: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Intrada Records)
June 19 — Brave: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Songs & Story: Brave
July 31 — Pocahontas
August 7 — Songs & Story: Pocahontas
September 4 — Disney Pixar All Time Favorites, Songs & Story: Finding Nemo
October 2 — Cinderella, Disney Jingle Bell Fun
October 16 — Disney Fairies: Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust
October 30 — Wreck-It Ralph w/ The Pixie Olympics Arcade: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
December 11 — Songs & Story: Monsters, Inc.
Characters and cast
Kelly Macdonald (Merida), Billy Connolly (Fergus), Emma Thompson (Elinor), Julie Walters (The Witch), Robbie Coltrane (Lord Dingwall), Kevin McKidd (Lord MacGuffin, Young MacGuffin), Craig Ferguson (Lord Macintosh), Sally Kinghorn, Eilidh Fraser (Maudie), Peigi Barker (Young Merida), Steven Cree (Young Macintosh), Steve Purcell (The Crow), Callum O'Neill (Wee Dingwall), Patrick Doyle (Martin), John Ratzenberger (Gordon). Additional Voices: Emma D'Inverno, Rupert Farley, Stephanie Farrell, Matthew Gammie, Rubi Goodman, Colin Gourley, John Hasler, Jeyda Hassan, Kevin Howarth, Jamie Lee, Emma Lima, Kate Lock, Harmonie London, Gail MacKinnon, Phil McKee, David Monteath, Alex Norton, Chris Reilly, John Kay Steel, Joseph West, Dean Williamson.
John C. Reilly (Ralph), Sarah Silverman (Vanellope), Jack McBrayer (Felix), Jane Lynch (Calhoun), Alan Tudyk (King Candy), Mindy Kaling (Taffyta Muttonfudge), Joe Lo Truglio (Markowski), Ed O'Neill (Mr. Litwak), Dennis Haysbert (General Hologram), Edie McClurg (Mary), Raymond S. Persi (Gene, Zombie), Jess Harnell (Don), Rachael Harris (Deanna), Skylar Astin (Roy), Adam Carolla (Wynnchel), Horatio Sanz (Duncan), Maurice LaMarche (Root Beer Tapper), Stefanie Scott (Moppet Girl), John DiMaggio (Beard Papa), Rich Moore (Sour Bill, Zangief), Katie Lowes (Candlehead), Jamie Elman (Rancis Fluggerbutter), Josie Trinidad (Jubileena Bing Bing), Cymbre Walk (Crumbelina DiCarmello), Tucker Gilmore (Sugar Rush Announcer, Turtle), Brandon Scott (Kohut), Tim Mertens (Brad), Kevin Deters (Clyde), Gerald C. Rivers (M. Bison), Martin Jarvis (Satine), Brian Kesinger (Cyborg), Roger Craig Smith (Sonic the Hedgehog), Phil Johnston (Surge Protector), Reuben Langdon (Ken), Kyle Hebert (Ryu), Jamie Sparer Roberts (Yuni). Additional Voices: Ava Acres, Isabella Acres, Bob Bergen, David Boat, Reed Buck, Michael Carlsen, David Cowgill, Jim Cummings, Elizabeth Daily, Debi Derryberry, Will Deters, Terri Douglas, Sandy Fox, Eddie Frierson, Tyler Ganus, Earl Ghaffari, Emily Hahn, Jennifer Hale, Daniel Kaz, Dave Kohut, Lauren MacMullan, Mona Marshall, Scott Menville, Laraine Newman, Paul Pape, Cooper Reed, Lynwood Robinson, Trenton Rogers, Jadon Sand, Kath Soucie, April Stewart, Fred Tatasciore, Jennifer Christine Vera.
Megan Hilty (Rosetta), John C. Reilly (Ralph), Sarah Silverman (Vanellope), Brenda Song (Chloe), Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Jack McBrayer (Felix), Jane Lynch (Calhoun), Alan Tudyk (King Candy), Jason Dolley (Rumble), Tiffany Thornton (Glimmer), Zendaya (Fern), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Angela Bartys (Fawn), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Mindy Kaling (Taffyta Muttonfudge), Joe Lo Truglio (Markowski), Ed O'Neill (Mr. Litwak), Dennis Haysbert (General Hologram), Jeff Bennett (Clank, Fairy Gary), Rob Paulsen (Bobble), Jane Horrocks (Fairy Mary), Edie McClurg (Mary), Raymond S. Persi (Gene, Zombie), Jess Harnell (Don), Rachael Harris (Deanna), Skylar Astin (Roy), Adam Carolla (Wynnchel), Horatio Sanz (Duncan), Maurice LaMarche (Root Beer Tapper), Stefanie Scott (Moppet Girl), John DiMaggio (Beard Papa), Rich Moore (Sour Bill, Zangief), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion), Katie Lowes (Candlehead), Jamie Elman (Rancis Fluggerbutter), Josie Trinidad (Jubileena Bing Bing), Cymbre Walk (Crumbelina DiCarmello), Kari Wahlgren (Ivy), Jessica DiCicco (Lumina, Lilac), Alicyn Packard (Zephyr), Tucker Gilmore (Sugar Rush Announcer, Turtle), Brandon Scott (Kohut), Tim Mertens (Brad), Kevin Deters (Clyde), Gerald C. Rivers (M. Bison), Martin Jarvis (Satine), Brian Kesinger (Cyborg), Roger Craig Smith (Sonic the Hedgehog), Phil Johnston (Surge Protector), Reuben Langdon (Ken), Kyle Hebert (Ryu), Daniel Curtis Lee (Starter Sparrowman), Jamie Sparer Roberts (Yuni). Additional Voices: Ava Acres, Isabella Acres, Bob Bergen, David Boat, Reed Buck, Michael Carlsen, David Cowgill, Jim Cummings, Elizabeth Daily, Debi Derryberry, Will Deters, Terri Douglas, Sandy Fox, Eddie Frierson, Tyler Ganus, Earl Ghaffari, Emily Hahn, Jennifer Hale, Daniel Kaz, Dave Kohut, Lauren MacMullan, Mona Marshall, Scott Menville, Laraine Newman, Paul Pape, Cooper Reed, Lynwood Robinson, Trenton Rogers, Jadon Sand, Kath Soucie, April Stewart, Fred Tatasciore, Jennifer Christine Vera.
Albert Brooks (Marlin), Ellen DeGeneres (Dory), Alexander Gould (Nemo), Willem Dafoe (Gill), Brad Garrett (Bloat), Allison Janney (Peach), Austin Pendleton (Gurgle), Stephen Root (Bubbles), Vicki Lewis (Deb, Flo), Joe Ranft (Jacques), Geoffrey Rush (Nigel), Andrew Stanton (Crush), Elizabeth Perkins (Coral), Nicholas Bird (Squirt), Bob Peterson (Mr. Ray), Barry Humphries (Bruce), Eric Bana (Anchor), Bruce Spence (Chum), Bill Hunter (Dentist), LuLu Ebeling (Darla), Jordy Ranft (Tad), Erica Beck (Pearl), Erik Per Sullivan (Sheldon), John Ratzenberger (Fish School). Additional Voices: Carlos Alazraqui, Jack Angel, James Baker, Bob Bergen, Bobby Block, Susan Blu, Geoff Brooks, Jane Carr, Jennifer Darling, Paul Eiding, Jessie Flower, Aaron Fors, Bradler Trevor Grelve, Leland Grossman, Jess Harnell, Lili Ishida, Marc John Jefferies, Caroline Kindred, Oliver Kindred, Noah Luke, Sherry Lynn, Danny Mann, Laura Manano, Vanessa Manano, Andrew McDonough, Mickie McGowan, Rove McManus, Alec Medlock, Nicole Miller, Laraine Newman, Annelise Nolting, Lisa Peers-Lyleson, Bob Peterson, Jeff Pidgeon, Phil Proctor, Jan Rabson, Katherine Ringgold, Daryl Sabara, Evan Sabara, David Ian Salter, Eliza Schneider, Emmett Shoemaker, Andrew Stanton, Ben Stanton, Lee Unkrich, Jim Ward, Kali Whitehurst.
John Goodman (James P. Sullivan), Billy Crystal (Mike Wazowski), Mary Gibbs (Boo), Steve Buscemi (Randall Boggs), James Coburn (Henry J. Waternoose), Jennifer Tilly (Celia Mae), Bob Peterson (Roz), John Ratzenberger (Yeti), Frank Oz (Fungus), Daniel Gerson (Needleman, Smitty), Steve Susskind (Jerry), Bonnie Hunt (Ms. Flint), Jeff Pidgeon (Bile), Sam Black (George Sanderson). Additional Voices: Jack Angel, Bob Bergen, Rodger Bumpass, Gino Conforti, Jennifer Darling, Patti Deutsch, Pete Docter, Bobby Edner, Ashley Edner, Paul Eiding, Katie Evans, Bill Farmer, Keegan Farrell, Pat Fraley, Teresa Ganzel, Taylor Gifaldi, Marc John Jefferies, Joe Lala, Noah Luke, Sherry Lynn, Danny Mann, Mona Marshall, Mickie McGowan, Laraine Newman, Kay Panabaker, Bret Parker, Phil Proctor, Josh Qualtieri, Guido Quaroni, Jan Rabson, Lisa Raggio, Joe Ranft, Sophia Ranft, Katherine Ringgold, Bob Scott, David Silverman, Jim Thornton, Lee Unkrich.
Ben Stiller (Alex), Chris Rock (Marty), David Schwimmer (Melman), Jada Pinkett Smith (Gloria), Sacha Baron Cohen (Julien), Cedric the Entertainer (Maurice), Andy Richter (Mort), Tom McGrath (Skipper, First Policeman), Frances McDormand (Captain Chantal Dubois), Jessica Chastain (Gia), Bryan Cranston (Vitaly), Martin Short (Stefano), Chris Miller (Kowalski), Christopher Knights (Private), Conrad Vernon (Mason, Second Policeman), Vinnie Jones (Freddie the Dog), Steve Jones (Jonesy the Dog), Nick Fletcher (Frankie the Dog), Paz Vega (Horses), Frank Welker (Sonya), Danny Jacobs (Croupier, Circus Master), Dan O'Connor (Casino Security, Mayor of New York City), Eric Darnell (Comandante, Zoo Official, Zoo Announcer), Stephen Kearin (Fourth Policeman), Emily Nordwind (Zoo Official), Asucena Jimenez (Kid in Crowd). Additional Voices: Steve Alterman, Adriano Aragon, Peter Arpesella, Costa Bravos, Ileanna Bravos, Mitch Carter, David Cowgill, Makenna Cowgill, Virginia Lee Day, Antonio Del Prete, Holly Dorff, Francesca Fanti, Jean Gilpin, Nicholas Guest, Dominic Hoffman, Matthew Ford Holt, Olenka Wos Kimball, Luisa Leschin, Edie Mirman, Dina Morrone, Marley Pearson, Jacqueline Pinol, Jim Pirri, Martitia Powell-Palmer, Moira Quirk, Alan Shearman, Georgia Simon, Robbie Tucker, Matthew Wolf.
Ray Romano (Manny), John Leguizamo (Sid), Denis Leary (Diego), Seann William Scott (Crash), Josh Peck (Eddie), Queen Latifah (Ellie), Peter Dinklage (Captain Gutt), Wanda Sykes (Granny), Jennifer Lopez (Shira), Josh Gad (Louis), Keke Palmer (Peaches), Chris Wedge (Scrat), Drake (Ethan), Nick Frost (Flynn), Aziz Ansari (Squint), Kunal Nayyar (Gupta), Rebel Wilson (Raz), Alain Chabat (Silas), Nicki Minaj (Steffie), Heather Morris (Katie), Joy Behar (Eunice), Christopher Campbell (Creature Siren, Various), Ester Dean (Female Siren), Karen Disher (Scratte), Jason Fricchione (Dumb Mammoth, Various), Ben Gleib (Marshall), George Jacobs (Beaver), James Palumbo (Panicked Start), Simon Pegg (Buck), Alexandra Romano (Meghan), Matthew Simmons (Teen Elk), Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo (Uncle Fungus), Patrick Stewart (Ariscratle), Meghan Thurmeler (Baby Bird), Alan Tudyk (Milton, Hunky Siren). Additional Voices: Ashley Albert, Edita Brychta, Dennis T. Carnegie, Aimée Castle, Jim Conroy, Nola Donkin, Danny Flaherty, Marieve Herington, Jason Harris, Sondra James, Linda Joy, Alexa Kahn, Allegra Leguizamo, Lucas Leguizamo, Vanessa Lemonides, Selenis Leyva, Bill Lobley, Christina Martino, Ellie Martino, Ron McClary, Ron McClary, Brian McFadden, Chris Phillips, Peter Pamela Rose, Gabriel Rush, Tara Sands, Keith Silverstein, Randy Thom, Annie Tippe, Corwin C. Tuggies, Tashiana Washington.
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Lucy Hale (Periwinkle), Timothy Dalton (Lord Milori), Jeff Bennett (Dewey, Clank), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Megan Hilty (Rosetta), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Angela Bartys (Fawn), Matt Lanter (Sled), Debby Ryan (Spike), Grey DeLisle (Gliss), Rob Paulsen (Bobble), Jane Horrocks (Fairy Mary), Jodi Benson (Healing Fairy), Kari Wahlgren (Receptionist), Thomas Lennon (Reading Fairy), Benjamin Diskin (Glacier Fairy), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Kathy Najimy (Minister of Summer), John DiMaggio (Minister of Autumn), Steve Valentine (Minister of Spring), Dee Bradley Baker (Additional Voices), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion). Additional Voices: Wade Allain-Marcus, Ranjani Brow, Rachel Crane, Chase Montgomery Fein, Dann Fink, Jeff Fischer, Wendy Hoffmann, Ashley Lambert, Scott Menville, Minae Moji, Allison Roth, Warren Sroka, Kelly Stables, Shane Sweet.
Notable deaths
John Clive (January 6, 1933 — October 14, 2012) (Yellow Submarine)
Ernest Borgnine (January 24, 1917 — July 8, 2012) (SpongeBob SquarePants)
Geoffrey Hughes (February 2, 1944 — July 27, 2012) (Yellow Submarine)
Marjorie Lane (February 21, 1912 — October 2, 2012) (Born to Dance, Rosalie)
Charles Durning (February 28, 1923 — December 24, 2012) (The Muppet Movie, Elmo Saves Christmas)
Lucille Bliss (March 31, 1916 — November 8, 2012) (Cinderella, 101 Dalmatians, Alice in Wonderland, The Secret of NIMH, Robots)
Ken Sansom (April 2, 1927 — October 8, 2012) (The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too, Boo to You Too! Winnie the Pooh, Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin, The Tigger Movie, Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year, Piglet's Big Movie, Springtime with Roo, Pooh's Heffalump Movie, Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie, My Friends Tigger & Pooh)
Lance LeGault (May 2, 1935 — September 10, 2012) (Home on the Range)
Digby Wolfe (June 4, 1929 — May 2, 2012) (The Jungle Book)
Paul L. Smith (June 24, 1936 — April 25, 2012) (Popeye)
Jerry Nelson (July 10, 1934 — August 23, 2012) (Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas, The Muppet Movie, John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together, The Great Muppet Caper, The Muppets Take Manhattan, Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird, The Muppet Christmas Carol, Sesame Street 25th Birthday: A Musical Celebration, Muppet Classic Theater, Muppet Treasure Island, Elmo Saves Christmas, Sesame Street: Christmas Songs, Muppets from Space, The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, Kermit's Swamp Years, It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie, Muppets & Fairies Treasure Autumn, The Muppets)
Phyllis Diller (July 17, 1917 — August 20, 2012) (A Bug's Life)
Ginny Tyler (August 8, 1925 — July 13, 2012) (The Sword in the Stone, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree, Mary Poppins)
Whitney Houston (August 9, 1963 — February 11, 2012) (The Princess Diaries, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement)
Ian Abercrombie (September 11, 1934 — January 26, 2012) (Rango, MouseHunt)
Norman Alden (September 13, 1924 — July 27, 2012) (The Sword in the Stone)
Ann Rutherford (November 2, 1917 — June 11, 2012) (Gone with the Wind)
Russell Means (November 10, 1939 — October 22, 2012) (Pocahontas, Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World)
Laurie Main (November 29, 1922 — February 8, 2012) (The Great Mouse Detective, Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore)
Michael Clarke Duncan (December 10, 1957 — September 3, 2012) (Brother Bear, Kung Fu Panda, Cats & Dogs, Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore)
Andy Williams (December 3, 1927 — September 25, 2012) (The Muppet Show)
George Lindsey (December 17, 1928 — May 6, 2012) (The Rescuers, Robin Hood, The AristoCats)
Mel Shaw (December 19, 1914 — November 22, 2012) (The Rescuers, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Fox and the Hound, The Black Cauldron, The Great Mouse Detective, Bambi)
Robert B. Sherman (December 19, 1925 — March 5, 2012) (The Jungle Book, The Sword in the Stone, The AristoCats, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree, Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day, Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too, Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks)
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2013
New Releases
February 15 — Escape from Planet Earth is released to mixed to negative reviews.
March 8 — Oz the Great and Powerful is released to mixed reviews.
March 15 — From Up on Poppy Hill is released.
March 22 — The Croods is released to positive reviews and was a commercial success.
April 5 — Jurassic Park 3D is re-released.
May 3 — Iron Man 3 is released to positive reviews and becomes the first Iron Man film to gross $1 billion.
May 24 — Epic is released to mixed to positive reviews.
June 21 — Monsters University is released to positive reviews and becomes a mega-hit at the box office.
July 3 — Despicable Me 2 is released to positive reviews and becomes a massive box office hit.
July 3 — The Lone Ranger is released.
July 17 — Turbo is released to positive reviews.
August 9 — Planes is released to negative reviews but was a commercial success.
September 13 — The Little Mermaid 3D is re-released.
September 20 — The Wizard of Oz 3D is re-released.
September 27 — Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is released to positive reviews and was a commercial success.
November 1 — Free Birds is released to negative reviews.
November 8 — Thor: The Dark World is released to positive reviews.
November 27 — Frozen & Muppets & Fairies' Wintery Secret is released to a huge commercial success and strongly positive reviews, becoming the first Disney animated film to gross $1 billion.
December 13 — Saving Mr. Banks is released to positive reviews.
Events
February 5 — Peter Pan celebrated its 60th anniversary.
April 15 — Tokyo Disney Resort celebrates its 30th anniversary, under the theme "The Happiness Year".
May 27 — Melody Time celebrated its 65th anniversary.
May 30 — Finding Nemo celebrated its 10th anniversary.
June 11 — Jurassic Park celebrated its 20th anniversary.
June 19 — Mulan celebrated its 15th anniversary.
June 22 — Who Framed Roger Rabbit celebrates its 25th anniversary.
June 27 — WALL-E celebrated its 5th anniversary.
August 9 — D23 Expo (August 9-11, USA; October 12-14, Tokyo)
October 16 — The Walt Disney Company celebrated its 90th anniversary.
October 29 — The Nightmare Before Christmas celebrated its 20th anniversary.
November 1 — Brother Bear celebrated its 10th anniversary.
November 8 — Robin Hood celebrated its 40th anniversary.
November 18 — Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse celebrated its 85th anniversary with the release of Get a Horse!, released with Frozen and Muppets & Fairies' Wintery Secret; Oliver & Company celebrated its 25th anniversary.
November 21 — Bolt celebrated its 5th anniversary.
November 25 — A Bug's Life celebrates its 15th anniversary.
December 16 — Mickey's Christmas Carol celebrated its 30th anniversary.
December 25 — The Sword in the Stone celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Home video releases
January 8 — Frankenweenie
January 29 — Hotel Transylvania
February 5 — Peter Pan: 60th Anniversary Diamond Edition
February 19 — Monsters, Inc.: Collector's Edition
March 5 — Wreck-It Ralph w/ The Pixie Olympics Arcade
March 12 — Rise of the Guardians, The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Special Edition, Brother Bear: Special Edition, Mulan: 15th Anniversary Edition, Who Framed Roger Rabbit: 25th Anniversary Edition
May 21 — Howl's Moving Castle, My Neighbor Totoro
June 11 — Oz the Great and Powerful, Atlantis: The Lost Empire: Special Edition, The Emperor's New Groove: Special Edition, Lilo & Stitch: Special Edition
August 6 — The Sword in the Stone: 50th Anniversary Edition, Robin Hood: 40th Anniversary Edition, Oliver & Company: 25th Anniversary Edition
August 13 — The Muppet Movie: The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition
August 20 — Epic, Return to Never Land: Special Edition
August 27 — The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
September 3 — From Up on Poppy Hill
September 24 — Iron Man 3
October 1 — The Croods, The Little Mermaid: Diamond Edition
October 29 — Monsters University, Cars: Collector's Edition
November 5 — Mickey's Christmas Carol: 30th Anniversary Edition
November 12 — Turbo
November 19 — Planes
December 10 — Despicable Me 2, Muppet Treasure Island & The Great Muppet Caper: Of Pirates & Pigs Collection, Mary Poppins: 50th Anniversary Edition
Albums
March 5 — Songs & Story: Wreck-It Ralph
March 19 — Songs & Story: Mulan
June 18 — Monsters University: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
July 22 — Tinker Bell: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Intrada Records)
August 6 — Planes: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
August 13 — The Muppet Movie
August 20 — Songs & Story: Sofia the First
September 24 — The Little Mermaid Greatest Hits
November 25 — Frozen & Muppets & Fairies' Wintery Secret: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Characters and cast
Billy Crystal (Mike), John Goodman (Sulley), Steve Buscemi (Randy), Helen Mirren (Dean Hardscrabble), Peter Sohn (Squishy), Joel Murray (Don), Sean P. Hayes (Terri), Dave Foley (Terry), Charlie Day (Art), Alfred Molina (Professor Knight), Tyler Labine (Brock Pearson), Nathan Fillion (Johnny), Aubrey Plaza (Claire Wheeler), Bobby Moynihan (Chet), Noah Johnston (Young Mike), Julia Sweeney (Ms. Squibbles), Bonnie Hunt (Mrs. Graves), John Krasinski (Frank McCay), Bill Hader (Scare Games Referee, Slug Student), Beth Behrs (PNK Carrie), Bob Peterson (Roz), John Ratzenberger (Yeti). Additional Voices: Lori Alan, Carlos Alazraqui, Jack Angel, Bob Bergen, Gregg Berger, Rodger Bumpass, Neil Campbell, Patrick Carlyle, Sean Conroy, John Cygan, Greg Dykstra, Paul Eiding, Jessica Evans, Bill Farmer, Keith Ferguson, Andy Fischer-Price, Don Fullilove, Teresa Ganzel, Daniel Gerson, Mike Hanford, Jess Harnell, Brandon Johnson, John Kassir, Elissa Knight, Lindsay Lefler, Dawnn Lewis, Sherry Lynn, Danny Mann, Jason Marsden, Mona Marshall, Tricia McAlpin, Mickie McGowan, Allan McLeod, Alec Medlock, Matthew Mercer, Pam Murphy, David Neher, Laraine Newman, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Bret Parker, Donovan Patton, Dannah Phirman, Jeff Pidgeon, Cristina Pucelli, Jan Rabson, Dan Scanlon, Patrick Seitz, Betsy Sodaro, Joel Spence, Mindy Sterling, Tara Strong, Dave Theune, Marcia Wallace, Jim Ward, Colette Whitaker, April Winchell.
Kristen Bell (Anna), Idina Menzel (Elsa), Jonathan Groff (Kristoff), Josh Gad (Olaf), Santino Fontana (Hans), Alan Tudyk (Duke), Ciarán Hinds (Pabbie, Grandpa), Chris Williams (Oaken), Stephen J. Anderson (Kai), Maia Wilson (Bulda), Edie McClurg (Gerda), Robert Pine (Bishop), Maurice LaMarche (King), Livvy Stubenrauch (Young Anna), Eva Bella (Young Elsa), Spencer Lacey Ganus (Teen Elsa), Jesse Corti (Spanish Dignitary), Jeffrey Marcus (German Dignitary), Tucker Gilmore (Irish Dignitary). Additional Voices: Ava Acres, Stephen Apostolina, Annaleigh Ashford, Kirk Baily, Jenica Bergere, David Boat, Paul Briggs, Tyree Brown, Woody Buck, June Christopher, Lewis Cleale, Wendy Cutler, Terri Douglas, Eddie Frierson, Jean Gilpin, Jackie Gonneau, Nicholas Guest, Bridget Hoffman, Nick Jameson, Daniel Kaz, John Lavelle, Jennifer Lee, Patricia Lentz, Annie Lopez, Katie Lowes, Mona Marshall, Dara McGarry, Scott Menville, Adam Overett, Paul Pape, Courtney Peldon, Jennifer Perry, Raymond S. Persi, Jean-Michel Richaud, Lynwood Robinson, Carter Sand, Jadon Sand, Katie Silverman, Pepper Sweeney, Fred Tatasciore.
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Kristen Bell (Anna), Lucy Hale (Periwinkle), Idina Menzel (Elsa), Ray Romano (Manny), John Leguizamo (Sid), Denis Leary (Diego), Jonathan Groff (Kristoff), Ricky Gervais (Dominic Badguy), Josh Gad (Olaf), Seann William Scott (Crash), Josh Peck (Eddie), Queen Latifah (Ellie), Santino Fontana (Hans), Ty Burrell (Jean Pierre Napoleon), Timothy Dalton (Lord Milori), Tina Fey (Nadya), Jeff Bennett (Dewey, Clank), Steve Whitmire (Kermit the Frog, Foo-Foo, Statler, Beaker, Lips, Rizzo the Rat, Link Hogthrob, Newsman), Eric Jacobson (Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Sam Eagle, Animal), Dave Goelz (Gonzo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Zoot, Beauregard, Waldorf), Bill Barretta (Pepé the Prawn, Rowlf, Dr. Teeth, Swedish Chef, Bobo the Bear, Big Mean Carl, Baby Boss, Carlo Flamingo, Leprechaun Security Guard), David Rudman (Scooter, Janice, Miss Poogy, Bobby Benson, Wayne), Matt Vogel (Constantine, Floyd Pepper, Sweetums, Pops, Robin the Frog, Lew Zealand, Crazy Harry, '80s Robot, Camilla, Uncle Deadly), Peter Linz (Walter, Manolo Flamingo), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Megan Hilty (Rosetta), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Angela Bartys (Fawn), Matt Lanter (Sled), Debby Ryan (Spike), Grey DeLisle (Gliss), Rob Paulsen (Bobble), Jane Horrocks (Fairy Mary), Chris Wedge (Scrat), Alan Tudyk (Duke, Cholly), Ciarán Hinds (Pabbie, Grandpa), Will Arnett (Lone Gunslinger Vulture), Jay Leno (Fast Tony), Jemaine Clement (Prison King), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion), Chris Williams (Oaken), Jodi Benson (Healing Fairy), Kari Wahlgren (Receptionist), Thomas Lennon (Reading Fairy), Benjamin Diskin (Glacier Fairy), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Stephen J. Anderson (Kai), Maia Wilson (Bulda), Edie McClurg (Gerda), Robert Pine (Bishop), Maurice LaMarche (King), Livvy Stubenrauch (Young Anna, Little Bird), Eva Bella (Young Elsa), Spencer Lacey Ganus (Teen Elsa), Kathy Najimy (Minister of Summer), John DiMaggio (Minister of Autumn), Steve Valentine (Minister of Spring), Jesse Corti (Spanish Dignitary), Jeffrey Marcus (German Dignitary), Tucker Gilmore (Irish Dignitary), Tony Bennett (Himself), Joseph Bologna (Mr. Start), Hugh Bonneville (Irish Journalist), Sean Combs (Himself), Roy Conli (Dung Beetle Dad, Old Molehog, Shovelmouth Male), Rob Corddry (First AD), Mackenzie Crook (Prado Museum Guard #1), Peter Del Vecho (Start Dad), Debi Derryberry (Diatryma Mom), Celine Dion (Piggy's Fairy Godmother), Tom Fahn (Stu, Male Ox), Tom Hiddleston (Great Escapo), Lady Gaga (Herself), Zach Galifianakis (Hobo Joe), Daniel Gerson (Glyptodon), James Edmund Godwin (Traffic Vulture), Josh Groban (Maximum Security Prisoner), Emily Hahn (Ashley), Salma Hayek (Herself), Tom Hollander (Theater Manager), Noah Johnston (Billy), Toby Jones (Prado Museum Guard #2), Frank Langella (Beefeater Vicar), Clea Lewis (Female Toad, Dung Beetle Mom), Ray Liotta (Big Papa), Ross Lynch (Young Florist), James McAvoy (UPS Guy), Chloe Grace Moretz (Newspaper Girl), Hornswoggle (Prisoner), Raymond Ochoa (James), Usher Raymond (Usher), Miranda Richardson (Berliner at Window), Saoirse Ronan (Herself), Stephen Root (James' Dad), Til Schweiger (German Cop), James Sie (Freaky Male, Elk Dad), Mindy Sterling (Female Ox), Renée Taylor (Mrs. Start), Russell Tovey (Champagne Delivery Guy), Danny Trejo (Danny Trejo), Stanley Tucci (Ivan the Guard), Christoph Waltz (Himself). UK Muppet Performers: Louise Gold, Nigel Plaskitt, Mak Wilson, David Silva Covarrubias. LA Muppet Performers: David Alan Barclay, Tim Blaney, Julianne Buescher, Tyler Bunch, Kevin Carlson, Nathan Danforth, Alice Dinnean, Tanya Haden, Patrick Johnson, Sean W. Johnson, Brian Jones, Bruce Lanoil, James Murray, Michael Oosterom, Brett O'Quinn, Mike Quinn, Michelan Sisti, David Skelly, Alex Vega, Art Vega, Chase Woolner. Additional Voices: Ava Acres, Jack Angel, Stephen Apostolina, Annaleigh Ashford, Kirk Baily, Dee Bradley Baker, Bob Bergen, Jenica Bergere, David Boat, Paul Briggs, Tyree Brown, Woody Buck, Rodger Bumpass, June Christopher, Lewis Cleale, Wendy Cutler, John Cygan, Jennifer Darling, Terri Douglas, Paul Eiding, Bill Farmer, Jeff Fischer, Eddie Frierson, Jean Gilpin, Jackie Gonneau, Nicholas Guest, Jess Harnell, Bridget Hoffman, Nick Jameson, Daniel Kaz, John Lavelle, Jennifer Lee, Patrica Lentz, Annie Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Katie Lowes, Sherry Lynn, Danny Mann, Mona Marshall, Dara McGarry, Mickie McGowan, Scott Menville, Laraine Newman, Adam Overett, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Paul Pape, Courtney Peldon, Jennifer Perry, Raymond S. Persi, Jan Rabson, Jean-Michel Richaud, Lynwood Robinson, Allison Roth, Carter Sand, Jadon Sand, Patrick Seitz, Katie Silverman, Pepper Sweeney, Shane Sweet, Fred Tatasciore, Josie Trinidad, Jim Ward, April Winchell.
Dane Cook (Dusty Crophopper), Stacy Keach (Skipper), Brad Garrett (Chug), Teri Hatcher (Dottie), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Rochelle), Priyanka Chopra (Ishani), John Cleese (Bulldog), Cedric the Entertainer (Leadbottom), Carlos Alazraqui (El Chupacabra), Roger Craig Smith (Ripslinger), Anthony Edwards (Echo), Val Kilmer (Bravo), Sinbad (Roper), Gabriel Iglesias (Ned, Zed), Brent Musburger (Brent Mustangburger), Colin Cowherd (Colin Cowling), Danny Mann (Sparky), Oliver Kalkofe (Franz/Fliegenhosen), John Ratzenberger (Harland). Additional Voices: Jonathan Adams, Carlos Alazraqui, Jeff Bennett, Klay Hall, Danny Mann, Roger Craig Smith, Mark Allan Stewart, Fred Tatasciore, Emerson Tenney, Kari Wahlgren, Dave Wittenberg. Loop Group: Niyanta Acharya, Greg Baglia, Amlesh Man Bajracharya, Rajia Baroudi, Jennifer Bartels, David Berón, Jack Blessing, Ranjani Brow, Aaron Brownstein, Alexandre Chen, June Christopher, Roma Chugani, Ewan Chung, Michael Corbett, David Cowgill, Rachel Crane, Dann Fink, Mike Gomez, Bridget Hoffman, Wendy Hoffmann, Rif Hutton, Sirena Irwin, Roopashree Jeevaji, John Kassir, Hideo Kimura, Ashley Lambert, Joyce F. Liu, Ahmed Lucan, Nav Mann, Zeus Mendoza, Scott Menville, Juan Pacheco, Elizabeth Pan, Grace Parra, Moira Quirk, Mauricio Ribeiro, Hans Schoeber, Pia Shan, Alan Shearman, David Sheinkopf, Fusako Shiotani, Jaswant Dev Shrestha, Marina Squerciati, Hans Tester, Filip Watermann, Bruce Winant, Petra Wright, Matthew Wolf.
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Kristin Chenoweth (Rosetta), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), America Ferrera (Fawn), Jane Horrocks (Fairy Mary), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Jeff Bennett (Clank), Rob Paulsen (Bobble), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion), Loreena McKennitt (Narrator), Steve Valentine (Minister of Spring), Kathy Najimy (Minister of Summer), Richard Portnow (Minister of Autumn), Gail Borges (Minister of Winter), America Young (Wendy Darling), Kat Cressida (Mrs. Darling), Bob Bergen (Fireflies)
Steve Carell (Gru), Kristen Wiig (Lucy), Benjamin Bratt (Eduardo/El Macho), Miranda Cosgrove (Margo), Russell Brand (Dr. Nefario), Ken Jeong (Floyd), Steve Coogan (Silas), Elsie Fisher (Agnes), Dana Gaier (Edith), Moises Arias (Antonio), Nasim Pedrad (Jillian), Kristen Schaal (Shannon), Pierre Coffin (Kevin, Bob, Stuart, Additional Minions and Evil Minions), Chris Renaud (Additional Minions and Evil Minions, Italian Waiter), Nickolai Stoilov (Arctic Lab Guards), Vanessa Bayer (Flight Attendant). Additional Voices: Ava Acres, Lori Alan, Jack Angel, Eva Bella, Georgia Cook, John Cygan, Debi Derryberry, Jess Harnell, Danny Mann, Mona Marshall, Mickie McGowan, Mason McNulty, Alec Medlock, Laraine Newman, Jan Rabson, Andre Robinson, Katie Silverman, Casey Simpson, Claira Nicole Titman, Jim Ward, April Winchell.
Bill Hader (Flint Lockwood), Anna Faris (Sam Sparks), James Caan (Tim Lockwood), Will Forte (Chester V), Andy Samberg (Brent McHale), Benjamin Bratt (Manny), Neil Patrick Harris (Steve), Terry Crews (Earl Devereaux), Kristen Schaal (Barb), Cody Cameron (Barry, Dill Pickle), Melissa Sturm (Sentinel Louise, Live Corp Scientist), Kris Pearn (Sentinel Peter, Labcoat Jenny), Craig Kellman (Fintly McCallahan, Idea Pants Guy), Khamani Griffin (Cal Devereaux), Bridget Hoffman (Young Flint), Al Roker (Patrick Patrickson). Additional Voices: Steve Alterman, June Christopher, David Cowgill, Eddie Frierson, Elisa Gabrielli, Jackie Gonneau, Tania Gunadi, Wendy Hoffmann, Walter Jones, Ashley Lambert, Scott Menville, David Sheinkopf, Peter Siragusa, Marina Squerciati, Kelly Stables, Shane Sweet, Matthew W. Taylor.
Notable deaths
Phil Ramone (January 5, 1934 — March 30, 2013) (Oliver & Company, The Muppets at Walt Disney World)
Richard Briers (January 14, 1934 — February 17, 2013) (Peter Pan)
Jean Stapleton (January 31, 1923 — May 31, 2013) (Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World)
Lee Thompson Young (February 1, 1984 — August 19, 2013) (The Famous Jett Jackson)
Patty Andrews (February 16, 1918 — January 30, 2013) (Melody Time, Make Mine Music)
Virginia Dinning (March 29, 1924 — October 14, 2013) (Fun and Fancy Free, Melody Time)
Jane Kean (April 10, 1923 — November 26, 2013) (Pete's Dragon)
Nigel Davenport (May 23, 1928 — October 25, 2013) (The London Connection)
Jane Henson (June 16, 1934 — April 2, 2013)
Roger Ebert (June 18, 1942 — April 4, 2013)
Eleanor Parker (June 26, 1922 — December 9, 2013) (The Sound of Music)
Ray Harryhausen (June 29, 1920 — May 7, 2013) (Mighty Joe Young)
Jean Kent (June 29, 1921 — November 30, 2013) (The Prince and the Showgirl)
Richard LeParmentier (July 16, 1946 — April 15, 2013) (Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)
Toby Bluth (July 11, 1940 — October 31, 2013) (Mickey, Donald, and Goofy: The Three Musketeers, The Tigger Movie)
Richard Griffiths (July 31, 1947 — March 28, 2013) (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Harry Potter film series, A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa, Hugo)
Peter O'Toole (August 2, 1932 — December 14, 2013) (Ratatouille)
Jean Sincere (August 16, 1919 — April 3, 2013) (The Incredibles)
Eileen Brennan (September 3, 1932 — July 28, 2013) (Private Benjamin)
Paul Walker (September 12, 1973 — November 30, 2013) (Eight Below, Meet the Deedles)
James Gandolfini (September 18, 1961 — June 19, 2013) (Where the Wild Things Are)
Arthur Malet (September 24, 1927 — May 18, 2013) (The Black Cauldron, Mary Poppins, Anastasia, The Secret of NIMH, Hook)
Huell Howser (October 18, 1945 — January 6, 2013) (Winnie the Pooh, Tinker Bell's Midsummer Rescue)
Annette Funicello (October 22, 1942 — April 8, 2013) (Babes in Toyland, The Monkey's Uncle, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Zorro)
Marcia Wallace (November 1, 1942 — October 25, 2013) (Monsters University, The Simpsons Movie)
Jonathan Winters (November 11, 1925 — April 11, 2013) (Frosty Returns, The Flintstones, The Smurfs, The Smurfs 2, The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle)
James Avery (November 27, 1945 — December 31, 2013) (The Prince of Egypt, Splash Mountain)
Edward I. Koch (December 12, 1924 — February 1, 2013) (The Muppets Take Manhattan)
Diane Marie Disney (December 18, 1933 — November 19, 2013)
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2014
New Releases
January 17 — The Nut Job is released to negative reviews.
January 31 — Muppets & Fairies' Wintery Secret sing-along version is released.
February 7 — The LEGO Movie is released to universal acclaim and a mega financial success.
March 7 — Mr. Peabody & Sherman is released to positive reviews but was a moderate commercial success.
March 21 — Muppets Most Wanted is released to positive reviews and was a moderate financial success.
April 4 — Captain America: The Winter Soldier is released to positive reviews.
April 11 — Rio 2 is released to mixed reviews but was a commercial success.
May 9 — Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return is released to negative reviews and was a box office bomb.
May 16 — Million Dollar Arm is released.
May 30 — Maleficent is released to mixed reviews but was a commercial success.
June 13 — How to Train Your Dragon 2 is released to universal acclaim and financial success like its predecessor.
July 2 — Donald and His Friends is released to positive reviews and was a financial success.
July 18 — Planes: Fire and Rescue is released to mixed reviews and was a moderate commercial success.
August 1 — Guardians of the Galaxy is released to universal acclaim.
September 26 — The Boxtrolls is released to positive reviews and was a commercial success.
October 17 — The Book of Life is released to positive reviews.
November 7 — Big Hero 6 is released to universal acclaim and was a mega commercial success.
November 26 — The Penguins of Madagascar is released to mixed to positive reviews.
December 25 — Into the Woods is released to positive reviews.
Events
January 29 — Sleeping Beauty celebrates its 55th anniversary.
April 2 — Home on the Range celebrated its 10th anniversary.
April 10 — "It's a Small World" at New York World's Fair celebrated its 50th anniversary.
May 29 — Up celebrated its 5th anniversary.
June 9 — Donald Duck celebrated his 80th anniversary with the release of Donald and His Friends.
June 18 — Tarzan celebrated its 15th anniversary.
June 24 — The Lion King celebrated its 20th anniversary.
June 22 — The Muppet Movie celebrates its 35th anniversary.
July 13 — The Muppets Take Manhattan celebrated its 30th anniversary.
August 17 — Mickey, Donald and Goofy: The Three Musketeers celebrated its 10th anniversary.
August 25 — The Wizard of Oz celebrated its 75th anniversary.
August 27 — Mary Poppins celebrated its 50th anniversary.
October 5 — The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad celebrates its 65th anniversary.
November 5 — The Incredibles celebrated its 10th anniversary.
November 10 — Sesame Street celebrated its 45th anniversary.
November 17 — The Little Mermaid celebrates its 25th anniversary.
November 24 — Toy Story 2 celebrates its 15th anniversary.
December 11 — The Princess and the Frog & Tinker Bell's Springtime Belief celebrated its 5th anniversary.
December 21 — The Three Caballeros celebrated its 70th anniversary with the release of Donald and His Friends.
Home video releases
January 28 — Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
February 4 — Free Birds
February 11 — The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition
March 18 — Frozen, Muppets & Fairies' Wintery Secret, The Jungle Book 2
April 1 — The Pirate Fairy
April 15 — The Nut Job
June 17 — The LEGO Movie
July 15 — Rio 2
August 12 — Muppets Most Wanted, Hercules: Special Edition, Tarzan: Special Edition, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad: Special Edition, Fun and Fancy Free: Special Edition, Bedknobs and Broomsticks: Special Edition, Mickey, Donald and Goofy: The Three Musketeers: 10th Anniversary Edition
August 19 — Toy Story of Terror
August 26 — Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
September 9 — Captain America: The Winter Soldier
October 7 — Sleeping Beauty: Diamond Edition
October 14 — Mr. Peabody & Sherman
October 28 — Donald and His Friends
November 4 — Maleficent, Planes: Fire & Rescue, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: 50th Anniversary Edition
November 11 — How to Train Your Dragon 2
November 18 — Frozen: Sing Along Edition, Muppets & Fairies' Wintery Secret: Sing Along Edition, The Wind Rises, Kiki's Delivery Service
Albums
January 28 — Sofia the First: Songs From Enchancia
March 18 — Muppets Most Wanted: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
April 28 — The Muppets & Muppets Most Wanted (Intrada Records)
June 17 — Donald and His Friends: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
June 24 — The Legacy Collection: The Lion King
July 15 — Planes: Fire & Rescue: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
August 26 — The Legacy Collection: Mary Poppins
October 7 — The Legacy Collection: Sleeping Beauty
October 27 — Now That's What I Call Disney 3
November 4 — Big Hero 6: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
November 17 — The Legacy Collection: The Little Mermaid
Characters and cast
Scott Adsit (Baymax), Ryan Potter (Hiro), Daniel Henney (Tadashi), T.J. Miller (Fred), Jamie Chung (Go Go), Damon Wayans Jr. (Wasabi), Genesis Rodriguez (Honey Lemon), James Cromwell (Robert Callaghan), Alan Tudyk (Alistair Krei), Maya Rudolph (Cass), Abraham Benrubi (General), Katie Lowes (Abigail), Billy Bush (Newscaster), Daniel Gerson (Desk Sergeant), Paul Briggs (Yama), Charlotte Gulezian (Ringleader), David Shaughnessey (Heathcliff). Additional Voices: Kirk Baily, Reed Buck, June Christopher, Cam Clarke, Roy Conli, Cooper Cowgill, David Cowgill, Marie Crisafulli, Terri Douglas, Jackie Gonneau, Nicholas Guest, Bridget Hoffman, Kelly Hoover, Leah Latham, Jimmy Leung, Yuri Lowenthal, Tim Mertens, Yumi Mizui, Brian Norris, Sundra Oakley, Lynwood Robinson, Shane Sweet, Josie Trinidad.
Dane Cook (Dusty Crophopper), Ed Harris (Blade Ranger), Julie Bowen (Lil' Dipper), Curtis Armstrong (Maru), John Michael Higgins (Cad), Hal Holbrook (Mayday), Wes Studi (Windlifter), Brad Garrett (Chug), Teri Hatcher (Dottie), Stacy Keach (Skipper), Cedric the Entertainer (Leadbottom), Danny Mann (Sparky), Barry Corbin (Ol' Jammer), Regina King (Dynamite), Anna Meara (Winnie), Jerry Stiller (Harvey), Fred Willard (Secretary Of The Interior), Dale Dye (Cabbie), Matt Jones (Drip), Bryan Callen (Avalanche), Danny Pardo (Blackout), Corri English (Pinecone), Kari Wahlgren (Patch), Patrick Warburton (Pulaski), Rene Auberjonois (Concierge), Kevin Michael Richardson (Ryker), Erik Estrada (Nick 'Loop'n' Lopez), Steve Schirripa (Steve), Brent Musburger (Brent Mustangburger), John Ratzenberger (Brodi). Additional Voices: Caroline Aaron, Ferrell Barron, Roberts Gannaway, Kate Micucci, Masasa Moyo, Brad Paisley, Fred Tatasciore. Loop Group: Jack Blessing, Ranjani Brow, William Calvert, Michael Corbett, Debi Derryberry, Lynn Evans, Chase Montgomery Fein, Dan Gordon, Kerry Gutierrez, Geno Henderson, Bridget Hoffman, Wendy Hoffmann, Rif Hutton, Ashley Lambert, Scott Menville, Juan Pacheco, David Sheinkopf, Kelly Stables.
Billy Crystal (Mike), John Goodman (Sulley), Peter Sohn (Squishy), Julia Sweeney (Sherrie Squibbles), Colleen O'Shaughnessey (Mom), Jim Ward (Dad), Charlie Day (Art), Nathan Fillion (Johnny), Dave Foley (Terry), Sean P. Hayes (Terri), Bobby Moynihan (Chet), Cristina Pucelli (Timmy), Joel Murray (Don). Additional Voices: Lori Alan, Carlos Alazraqui, Kim Donovan, Jess Harnell, Elissa Knight, Austin Madison, Kelsey Mann, Alec Medlock, A.J. Riebli III.
Ricky Gervais (Dominic Badguy), Ty Burrell (Jean Pierre Napoleon), Tina Fey (Nadya), Steve Whitmire (Kermit the Frog, Foo-Foo, Statler, Beaker, Lips, Link Hogthrob, the Newsman), Eric Jacobson (Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Sam Eagle, Animal), Dave Goelz (The Great Gonzo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Zoot, Beauregard, Waldorf), Bill Barretta (Pepé the King Prawn, Rowlf, Dr. Teeth, the Swedish Chef, Bobo the Bear, Big Mean Carl, Baby Boss, Carlo Flamingo, Leprechaun Security Guard), David Rudman (Scooter, Janice, Miss Poogy, Bobby Benson, Wayne), Matt Vogel (Constantine, Floyd Pepper, Sweetums, Pops, Robin, Lew Zealand, Crazy Harry, '80s Robot, Camilla, Uncle Deadly), Peter Linz (Walter, Manolo Flamingo), Tony Bennett (Himself), Hugh Bonneville (Irish Journalist), Jemaine Clement (Prison King), Sean Combs (Himself), Rob Corddry (First AD), Mackenzie Crook (Prado Museum Guard #1), Celine Dion (Piggy's Fairy Godmother), Tom Hiddleston (Great Escapo), Lady Gaga (Himself), Zach Galifianakis (Hobo Joe), Josh Groban (Maximum Security Prisoner), Salma Hayek (Herself), Tom Hollander (Theater Manager), Toby Jones (Prado Museum Guard #2), Frank Langella (Beefeater Vicar), Ray Liotta (Big Papa), Ross Lynch (Young Florist), James McAvoy (UPS Guy), Chloe Grace Moretz (Newspaper Girl), Hornswoggle (Prisoner), Usher Raymond (Usher), Miranda Richardson (Berliner at Window), Saoirse Ronan (Herself), Til Schweiger (German Cop), Russell Tovey (Champagne Delivery Guy), Danny Trejo (Danny Trejo), Stanley Tucci (Ivan the Guard), Christoph Waltz (Himself).
Tony Anselmo (Donald Duck), Rob Paulsen (Jose Carioca), Carlos Alazraqui (Panchito Pistoles), Russi Taylor (Huey, Dewey, Louie), Bret Iwan (Mickey Mouse), Bill Farmer (Goofy, Pluto), Jim Cummings (Narrator "Pablo the Cold-Hearted Penguin"), Jess Harnell (Present Delivery Weasel). Additional Voices: Ava Acres, Stephen Apostolina, Kirk Baily, Eric Bauza, Eva Bella, Reed Buck, Paul Briggs, June Christopher, Cam Clarke, Roy Conli, Cooper Cowgill, David Cowgill, Terri Douglas, Jeff Fischer, Don Fullilove, Elisa Gabrielli, Jackie Gonneau, Nicholas Guest, Bridget Hoffman, Kelly Hoover, Rif Hutton, Daniel Kaz, Luisa Leschin, Yuri Lowenthal, Katie Lowes, Tim Mertens, Jonathan Nicholas, Raymond Ochoa, Lynwood Robinson, Jadon Sand, Alan Shearman, Livvy Stubenrauch, Shane Sweet, Claudette Wells, Lynnanne Zager.
Jay Baruchel (Hiccup), Cate Blanchett (Valka), Gerald Butler (Stoick), Craig Ferguson (Gobber), America Ferrera (Astrid), Jonah Hill (Snotlout), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Fishlegs), T.J. Miller (Tuffnut), Kristen Wiig (Ruffnut), Djimon Hounsou (Drago), Kit Harington (Eret), Kieron Elliott (Hoark the Haggard), Philip McGrade (Starkard), Andrew Ableson (Ug), Gideon Emery (Teeny), Simon Kassianides (No-Name), Randy Thom (Toothless). Additional Voices: Newell Alexander, Steve Alterman, Stephen Apostolina, Julian Barnes, Mitch Carter, Wendy Cutler, Robert Pike Daniel, Neil Dickson, Alastair Duncan, Jean Gilpin, Nicholas Guest, Endre Hules, Rif Hutton, Bjørn Johnson, Peter Lavin, Edie Mirman, Oliver Muirhead, Paula Jane Newman, Jim Pirri, Alan Shearman, Julian Stone, Hans Tester, Matthew Wolf.
Ty Burrell (Mr. Peabody), Max Charles (Sherman), Ariel Winter (Penny Peterson), Stephen Colbert (Paul Peterson), Leslie Mann (Patty Peterson), Allison Janney (Ms. Grunion), Stephen Tobolowsky (Principal Purdy), Stanley Tucci (Leonardo da Vinci), Patrick Warburton (King Agamemnon), Zach Callison (King Tut), Dennis Haysbert (Judge), Leila Birch (WABAC), Mel Brooks (Albert Einstein), Lake Bell (Mona Lisa), Lauri Fraser (Marie Antoinette, Egyptian Woman), Guillaume Aretos (Robespierre), Jess Harnell (Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Bill Clinton, Issac Newton, New York City Cop), Tom McGrath (Odysseus), Al Rodrigo (Ajax the Lesser), Walt Dohrn (Spartacus, French Peasant, Taxi Driver), Pat Musick (Teacher), Karan Brar (Mason), Joshua Rush (Carl), Steve Valentine (Ay), Cullen McCarthy (Kid), Jasper Johannes Andrews (Baby Sherman), Adam Alexi-Malle (French Peasant), Kim Bubbs (French Peasant), Nicholas Guest (French Peasant), Robert Calt (French Guard), Robert Ben Garant (Egyptian Spectator, Italian Peasant #1), Thomas Lennon (Italian Peasant #1), Rob Minkoff (Creepy Boy). Additional Voices: Ava Acres, Newell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander, Steve Alterman, Stephen Apostolina, Eva Bella, Blake Bertrand, Mitch Carter, David Cowgill, Jeff Fischer, Don Fullilove, Jackie Gonneau, Rif Hutton, Molly Jackson, Luisa Leschin, Hope Levy, Scott Menville, Edie Mirman, Raymond Ochoa, Jacqueline Pinol, Ella Rouhier, Michelle Ruff, Jadon Sand, Alan Shearman, Claudette Wells, Lynnanne Zager, David Zyler.
Tom McGrath (Skipper), Chris Miller (Kowalski), Christopher Knights (Private), Conrad Vernon (Rico), John Malkovich (Dave), Benedict Cumberbatch (Classified), Ken Jeong (Short Fuse), Annet Mahendru (Eva), Peter Stormare (Corporal), Andy Richter (Mort), Danny Jacobs (King Julien), Sean Charmatz (Cricket), Werner Herzog (Documentary Filmmaker), Stephen Kearin (Pilot, Aquarium Employee), Kelly Cooney (Mermaid Penguin), Susan Fitzer (Antarctic Penguin), Chris Sanders (Antarctic Penguin), Emily Nordwind (Antarctic Penguin), Mike Mitchell (Antarctic Penguin), Hope Levy (Antarctic Penguin, Woman at Aquarium), Walt Dohrn (Antarctic Penguin), Jim Pirri (Gondolier), Elizabeth Pan (Shanghai, TV Reporter), Jeff Fischer (Security System Voice), Stephen Apostolina (Penguin Prisoner), Al Rodrigo (Penguin Fan), Steve Alterman (Aquarium Announcer), Carter Hastings (Boy at Aquarium), Ava Acres (Girl at Zoo), Cullen McCarthy (Boy at Zoo), Nicholas Guest (Flight Attendant), Adriano Aragon (Angry Man), Lynnanne Zager (Computer Voice), Billy Eichner (New York Reporter), Angie Wu (Girl with Snow Globe). Additional Voices: Mitch Carter, Vic Chao, David Chen, Shirley Chen, Jennifer Chu, David Cowgill, Ming-An Fasquelle, Sherry Hursey, Olenka Wos Kimball, Luisa Leschin, Sean Lew, Lucy Lin, Lydia Look, Edie Mirman, Dina Morrone, Michelle Ruff, Justin Shenkarow, Matthew Wolf.
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Christina Hendricks (Zarina), Tom Hiddleston (James), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Megan Hilty (Rosetta), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Angela Bartys (Fawn), Jim Cummings (Oppenheimer, Port), Carlos Ponce (Bontio), Mick Wingert (Starboard), Kevin Michael Richardson (Yang), Jeff Bennett (Smee, Clank, Fairy Gary), Rob Paulsen (Bobble), Grey DeLisle (MC Fairy, Gliss), Kari Wahlgren (Sweet Pea, Sydney), Jane Horrocks (Fairy Mary), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion). Additional Voices: Ranjani Brow, William Calvert, John Cygan, Lynn Evans, Chase Fein, Dann Fink, Jeff Fischer, Julia Gelb-Zimmerman, Bridget Hoffman, Wendy Hoffmann, Ashely Lambert, AJ LoCascio, Scott Menville, Matthew Mercer, Minae Noji, Juan Pacheco, Jacqueline Pinol, David Sheinkopf, Kari Wahlgren.
Notable deaths
David Ryall (January 5, 1935 — December 25, 2014) (Around the World in 80 Days)
Alicia Rhett (February 1, 1915 — January 3, 2014) (Gone with the Wind)
Elaine Stritch (February 2, 1925 — July 17, 2014) (ParaNorman)
Don Pardo (February 22, 1918 — August 18, 2014)
Dickie Jones (February 25, 1927 — July 7, 2014) (Pinocchio)
Lynda Petty (March 6, 1942 — March 25, 2014) (Cars)
Rik Mayall (March 7, 1958 — June 9, 2014) (Valiant)
Mary Anderson (April 3, 1918 — April 6, 2014) (Gone with the Wind)
Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928 — May 28, 2014) (Elmo Saves Christmas)
James Garner (April 7, 1928 — July 19, 2014) (Atlantis: The Lost Empire)
Shirley Temple (April 23, 1928 — February 10, 2014)
Jan Hooks (April 23, 1957 — October 9, 2014) (Simon Birch)
Paul Mazursky (April 25, 1930 — June 30, 2014) (Kung Fu Panda 2)
John Henson (April 25, 1965 — February 14, 2014) (Muppet Treasure Island, Muppets from Space, The Muppets' Wizard of Oz)
Casey Kasem (April 27, 1932 — June 15, 2014) (Scooby-Doo, Ghostbusters, Looney Tunes: Back in Action)
Marcia Strassman (April 28, 1948 — October 24, 2014) (Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Honey, I Blew Up the Kid)
Joan Rivers (June 8, 1933 — September 4, 2014) (The Muppets Take Manhattan, Shrek 2)
James Shigeta (June 17, 1929 — July 28, 2014) (Mulan)
Tom Magliozzi (June 28, 1937 — November 3, 2014) (Cars)
Arthur Rankin, Jr. (July 19, 1924 — January 30, 2014) (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, Santa Claus is Comin' to Town, The Little Drummer Boy)
Edward Herrmann (July 21, 1943 — December 31, 2014) (Treasure Buddies)
Robin Williams (July 21, 1951 — August 11, 2014) (Aladdin, Aladdin and the King of Thieves, Robots, Happy Feet, Happy Feet Two, FernGully: The Last Rainforest)
Christine Cavanaugh (August 16, 1963 — December 22, 2014) (Rugrats, Babe, Balto)
Christopher Malcolm (August 19, 1946 — February 15, 2014) (Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
Marian Seldes (August 23, 1928 — October 6, 2014) (Tom and Huck)
Richard Kiel (September 13, 1939 — September 10, 2014) (Tangled, Muppets & Fairies Treasure Autumn, Happy Gilmore)
Lauren Bacall (September 16, 1924 — August 12, 2014) (Howl's Moving Castle)
Mickey Rooney (September 23, 1920 — April 6, 2014) (The Fox and the Hound, Muppets & Fairies Treasure Autumn, Pete's Dragon, The Muppets, Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure, Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town)
Elizabeth Peña (September 23, 1959 — October 14, 2014) (The Incredibles)
Margery Mason (September 27, 1913 — January 26, 2014) (The Princess Bride)
Gerry Parkes (October 16, 1924 — October 19, 2014) (A Muppet Family Christmas)
Juanita Moore (October 19, 1914 — January 1, 2014) (The Kid)
Bob Hoskins (October 26, 1942 — April 29, 2014) (Who Framed Roger Rabbit, A Christmas Carol)
Joe Lala (November 3, 1947 — March 18, 2014) (Monsters, Inc.)
Eli Wallach (December 7, 1915 — June 24, 2014) (The Moon-Spinners)
Dave Madden (December 17, 1931 — January 16, 2014) (Charlotte's Web)
Larry D. Mann (December 18, 1922 — January 6, 2014) (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer)
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2015
New Releases
February 6 — The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water is released to positive reviews and becomes a mega-hit.
February 20 — McFarland, USA is released.
March 13 — Cinderella is released to very positive reviews and was a commercial success.
March 27 — Home is released to mixed reviews but was a box office success.
April 3 — Never Muppetational Pirate w/ Frozen Fever is released to very positive reviews and becomes a financial success.
May 1 — Avengers: Age of Ultron is released to positive reviews, becoming the second Avengers film to gross $1 billion.
May 22 — Tomorrowland is released to mixed reviews.
May 22 — When Marnie Was There is released.
June 12 — Jurassic World is released to positive reviews and grossed $1 billion.
June 19 — Inside Out is released to universal acclaim and becomes a mega blockbuster hit.
July 10 — Minions is released to mixed reviews but was a huge commercial success, becoming the first non-Disney animated film to gross $1 billion.
July 17 — Ant-Man is released to positive reviews.
August 7 — Shaun the Sheep Movie is released.
September 18 — Aladdin 3D is re-released.
September 25 — Hotel Transylvania 2 is released to mixed reviews and becomes a mega-hit at the box office.
November 6 — The Peanuts Movie is released to positive reviews.
November 25 — The Good Dinosaur is released to positive reviews but was a moderate commercial success.
December 18 — Star Wars: The Force Awakens is released to very positive reviews and significant financial success, becoming the first Star Wars film to gross $2 billion.
Events
February 3 — The Three Caballeros celebrated its 70th anniversary.
February 7 — Pinocchio celebrated its 75th anniversary.
February 15 — Cinderella celebrates its 65th anniversary.
March 2 — The Sound of Music celebrated its 50th anniversary.
May 19 — Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith celebrated its 10th anniversary.
May 21 — Star Wars Episode VI: The Empire Strikes Back celebrated its 35th anniversary.
June 18 — Toy Story 3 celebrates its 5th anniversary.
June 22 — Lady and the Tramp celebrated its 60th anniversary.
June 23 — Pocahontas celebrated its 20th anniversary.
July 17 — Disneyland begins its 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration.
July 24 — The Black Cauldron celebrated its 30th anniversary.
August 3 — DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp celebrated its 25th anniversary.
August 14 — D23 Expo (August 14-16, USA; November 6-8, Tokyo)
September 5 — Pluto celebrates its 85th anniversary.
November 4 — Chicken Little celebrated its 10th anniversary.
November 13 — Fantasia celebrates its 75th anniversary.
November 16 — The Rescuers Down Under celebrates its 25th anniversary.
November 22 — Toy Story celebrated its 20th anniversary.
November 24 — Tangled & Muppets & Fairies Treasure Autumn celebrated its 5th anniversary.
December 15 — The Emperor's New Groove celebrates its 15th anniversary.
December 24 — The AristoCats celebrates its 45th anniversary.
Home video releases
January 20 — The Boxtrolls
January 27 — The Book of Life
February 10 — 101 Dalmatians: Diamond Edition
February 24 — Big Hero 6
March 3 — Legend of the NeverBeast, The Sound of Music: 50th Anniversary Edition
March 17 — The Penguins of Madagascar
June 3 — The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
June 17 — Spirited Away, The Cat Returns
July 28 — Home
August 18 — Never Muppetational Pirate, Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Film Collection
September 15 — Cinderella
October 2 — Avengers: Age of Ultron
October 6 — When Marnie Was There
October 13 — Aladdin: Diamond Edition, Tomorrowland
November 3 — Inside Out, Toy Story That Time Forget
November 10 — Star Wars saga (I, II, III, IV, V, VI)
November 24 — Shaun the Sheep Movie
November 29 — Toy Story, Toy Story 2, & Toy Story 3: 20th Anniversary 3-Film Boxset
December 8 — Minions
Albums
January 3 — The Legacy Collection: Fantasia
February 2 — Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Intrada Records)
February 3 — The Legacy Collection: Pinocchio
February 16 — Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Intrada Records)
March 10 — Cinderella: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
March 31 — Never Muppetational Pirate w/ Frozen Fever: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
April 28 — The Legacy Collection: Lady and the Tramp (Intrada Records)
June 16 — Inside Out: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, The Legacy Collection: Cinderella
July 10 — The Legacy Collection: Toy Story
August 7 — The Legacy Collection: Pocahontas
August 18 — The Legacy Collection: The AristoCats, The Legacy Collection: Disneyland
November 20 — The Good Dinosaur: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Characters and cast
Amy Poehler (Joy), Phyllis Smith (Sadness), Richard Kind (Bing Bong), Bill Hader (Fear), Lewis Black (Anger), Mindy Kaling (Disgust), Kaitlyn Dias (Riley), Diane Lane (Mom), Kyle MacLachlan (Dad), Paula Poundstone (Forgetter Paula), Bobby Moynihan (Forgetter Bobby), Paula Pell (Dream Director, Mom's Anger), Dave Goelz (Subconscious Guard Frank), Frank Oz (Subconscious Guard Dave), Josh Cooley (Jangles), Flea (Mind Worker Cop Jake), John Ratzenberger (Fritz), Carlos Alazraqui (Brazilian Helicopter Pilot), Peter Sagal (Clown's Joy), Rashida Jones (Cool Girl's Emotions). Additional Voices: Lori Alan, Carlos Alazraqui, Gregg Berger, Aurora Blue, Veronika Bonell, Lola Cooley, John Cygan, Dani Dare, Andrea Datzman, Ronnie Del Carmen, Pete Docter, Keith Ferguson, Tony Fucile, Mary Gibbs, Randy Hahn, Carter Hastings, Jacob Hopkins, Emma Hudak, Evan Hudak, Dara Iruka, Molly Jackson, Danielle Jones, Sophia Lee Karadi, Elissa Knight, Erik Langley, Dawnn Lewis, Sherry Lynn, Tony Maki, Mona Marshall, Laraine Newman, Bret Parker, Paula Pell, Phil Proctor, Murray Pearl Schaeffer, Patrick Seitz, Paris Van Dyke, Jim Ward, Lennon Wynn, Dash Zamm.
Raymond Ochoa (Arlo), Jack Bright (Spot), Jeffrey Wright (Poppa), Sam Elliott (Butch), Steve Zahn (Thunderclap), Frances McDormand (Momma), A.J. Buckley (Nash), Anna Paquin (Ramsey), Peter Sohn (Forrest Woodbush), David Boat (Bubbha), Marcus Scribner (Buck), Maleah Nipay-Padilla (Young Libby), Mandy Freund (Downpour), Steven Clay Hunter (Coldfront), Carrie Paff (Lurleane), Calum Grant (Pervis), John Ratzenberger (Earl), Jack McGraw (Young Arlo), Ryan Teeple (Young Buck). Additional Voices: Charlie Bright, Emily Davis, Tony Fucile, Zoe Larkin, Courtney Lockwood, Aldan McGraw, Ava Schaffer, Lena Schaffer.
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Kristen Bell (Anna), Christina Hendricks (Zarina), Idina Menzel (Elsa), Tom Hiddleston (James), Ralph Fiennes (Long John Silver), Billy Connolly (Billy Bones), Jennifer Saunders (Mrs. Bluveridge), Jonathan Groff (Kristoff), Josh Gad (Olaf), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Megan Hilty (Rosetta), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Angela Bartys (Fawn), Steve Whitmire (Kermit the Frog, Rizzo the Rat, Statler, Beaker, Link Hogthrob, Jacques Roach, Walleye Pike), Eric Jacobson (Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Sam Eagle, Animal, One-Eyed Jack), Dave Goelz (The Great Gonzo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Waldorf, Zoot), Bill Barretta (Clueless Morgan, Pepé the King Prawn, the Swedish Chef, Dr. Teeth, Rowlf the Dog, Mud Bunny), David Rudman (Bad Polly, Scooter, Janice), Matt Vogel (Mad Monty, Blind Pew, Sweetums, Floyd Pepper, Lew Zealand, Robin, Calico, Spotted Dick), Peter Linz (Walter, Angel Marie), Tyler Bunch (Black Dog, Spa'am, Old Tom), Jim Cummings (Oppenheimer, Port), Carlos Ponce (Bontio), Mick Wingert (Starboard), Kevin Michael Richardson (Yang), Jeff Bennett (Smee, Clank, Fairy Gary), Rob Paulsen (Bobble), Grey DeLisle (MC Fairy, Gliss), Kari Wahlgren (Sweet Pea, Sydney), Jane Horrocks (Fairy Mary), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Santino Fontana (Hans), Chris Williams (Oaken), Paul Briggs (Marshmallow), Alan Tudyk (Black-Eyed Pea), Eva Bella (Young Elsa), Livvy Stubenrauch (Young Anna), Jennifer Lee (Queen), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion). Additional Voices: Ava Acres, Stephen Apostolina, Steven Blum, David Boat, Veronika Bonell, Cam Clarke, Cooper Cowgill, David Cowgill, John Cygan, Dani Dare, Brian T. Delaney, Jessica DiCicco, Neil Dickson, Alastair Duncan, Terri Douglas, Eddie Frierson, Jeff Fischer, Don Fullilove, Jackie Gonneau, Nicholas Guest, Jess Harnell, Carter Hastings, Bridget Hoffman, Kelly Hoover, Lex Lang, Yuri Lowenthal, Mona Marshall, Scott Menville, Matthew Mercer, Paul Pape, Phil Proctor, Andre Robinson, Lynwood Robinson, Carter Sand, Patrick Seitz, James Sie, Shane Sweet, Fred Tatasciore, Kari Wahlgren, Audrey Wasilewski, Lynnanne Zager.
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Lauren Mote (Lizzy), Michael Sheen (Dr. Griffiths), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Kristin Chenoweth (Rosetta), Angela Bartys (Fawn), Rob Paulsen (Bobble), Jeff Bennett (Clank, Driver), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Cara Dillion (Narrator), Faith Prince (Mrs. Perkins), Bob Bergen (Additional Voices).
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Jane Horrocks (Fairy Mary), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Kristin Chenoweth (Rosetta), Angela Bartys (Fawn), Rob Paulsen (Bobble, Tall Troll, Owl), Jeff Bennett (Clank, Small Troll, Fairy Gary), Grey DeLisle (Lyria, Narrator, Viola), John DiMaggio (Minister of Autumn), Eliza Pollack Zebert (Blaze), Bob Bergen (Bugs & Creatures), Roger Craig Smith (Bolt, Stone), Allison Roth (French Fairy), Thom Adcox (Flint), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion).
Sandra Bullock (Scarlet Overkill), Jon Hamm (Herb Overkill), Michael Keaton (Walter Nelson), Allison Janney (Made Nelson), Steve Coogan (Professor Flux, Tower Guard), Jennifer Saunders (The Queen), Geoffrey Rush (Narrator), Steve Carell (Young Gru), Pierre Coffin (Kevin, Stuart, Bob, The Minions), Katy Mixon (Tina), Michael Beattie (VNC Announcer, Walter Jr.), Hiroyuki Sanada (Sumo Villain), Dave Rosenbaum (Fabrice), Alex Dowding (Royal Advisor), Paul Thornley (News Reporter). Additional Voices: Ava Acres, Lori Alan, Carlos Alazraqui, Kyle Balda, Daniel Barker, Bob Bergen, Melanie Bond, Jim Cummings, John Cygan, Brian T. Delaney, Bill Farmer, Keith Ferguson, Helen Fraser, Jess Harnell, Charlie Hayes, Eve Karpf, John Kassir, Sherry Lynn, Lewis Macleod, Danny Mann, Mona Marshall, Gary Martin, Mickie McGowan, Laraine Newman, Andy Nyman, Alexander Polinsky, Jan Rabson, Christopher Ragland, Zachary Alexander Rice, Cole Sand, Mindy Sterling, Tara Strong, William Vanderpuye, Jim Ward, Colette Whitaker, James Daniel Wilson.
Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Adam Driver (Kylo Ren), Daisy Ridley (Rey), John Boyega (Finn), Oscar Issac (Poe Dameron), Lupita Nyong'o (Maz Kanata), Andy Serkis (Supreme Leader Snoke), Domhnall Gleeson (General Hux), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), Bill Hader, Ben Schwartz (BB-8), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Max von Sydow (Lor San Tekka), Gwendoline Christie (Captain Phasma), Kenny Baker (R2-D2)
Antonio Banderas (Burger Beard), Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants, Gary, Agreeable Mob Member, Waffle), Clancy Brown (Mr. Krabs), Mr. Lawrence (Plankton, Plankton Robot, News Anchor Fish), Rodger Bumpass (Squidward Tentacles, Doctor, Angry Mob Member #2, Doughnut, Squidwardosaurus Rex), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick Star, Male Fish, Eager Member), Carolyn Lawrence (Sandy Cheeks), Matt Berry (Bubbles), Eric Bauza (Seagulls), Tim Conway (Seagulls), Eddie Deezen (Seagulls), Rob Paulsen (Seagulls), Kevin Michael Richardson (Seagulls), April Stewart (Seagulls), Cree Summer (Seagulls), Billy West (Seagulls), Carlos Alazraqui (Seagulls, Dead Parrot), Nolan North (Seagulls, Dead Parrot, Pigeon Cabbie), Paul Tibbitt (Kyle, Helpful Angry Mob Member), Jill Talley (Karen the Computer Wife, Harold's Wife, Ice Cream Cone #2), Dee Bradley Baker (Sandals, Customer #1, Fish on Bubble, Perch Perkins, Angry Fish, Maple Syrup Jar, Waffle, Ice Cream Cone #1, Furballs, Giant Cute Kitty, Rainbow, Spotlight Guard, Angry Guard #1, Tough Mob Member), Sirena Irwin (Computer Voice, Shocked Mob Member), Mary Jo Catlett (Mrs. Puff), Mark Fite (Customer #2), Thomas F. Wilson (Angry Customer #1), Riki Lindhome, Kate Micucci (Popsicles), Stephen Hillenburg (Baby in Stroller), Lori Alan (Pearl).
Ginnifer Goodwin (Fawn), Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Rosario Dawson (Nyx), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Megan Hilty (Rosetta), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Danai Gurira (Fury), Chloe Bennet (Chase), Thomas Lennon (Scribble), Jeff Corwin (Buck), Olivia Holt (Morgan), Grey DeLisle (Narrator), Kari Wahlgren (Robin), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion). Additional Voices: Ranjani Brow, William Calvert, Michael Corbett, Lynn Evans, Julie Falls, Peter Falls, Jackie Gonneau, Dan Gordon, Kerry Gutierrez, Bridget Hoffman, Wendy Hoffmann, Ashley Lambert, AJ Locascio, Scott Menville, Juan Pacheco, Jessica Pennington, Melissa Goodwin Shepherd, Shane Sweet.
Notable deaths
Robert Loggia (January 3, 1930 — December 4, 2015) (Oliver & Company)
Rod Taylor (January 11, 1930 — January 7, 2015) (101 Dalmatians)
Richard Bakalyan (January 29, 1931 — February 27, 2015) (The Fox and the Hound)
Natalie Cole (February 6, 1950 — December 31, 2015) (Cats Don't Dance)
Barrie Ingham (February 10, 1932 — January 23, 2015) (The Great Mouse Detective)
Alex Rocco (February 29, 1936 — July 18, 2015) (A Bug's Life)
Nicholas Smith (March 5, 1934 — December 6, 2015) (Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit)
Susan Sheridan (March 18, 1947 — August 9, 2015) (The Black Cauldron)
Leonard Nimoy (March 26, 1931 — February 27, 2015) (Atlantis: The Lost Empire)
Richard Dysart (March 30, 1929 — April 5, 2015) (Castle in the Sky)
Roger Rees (May 5, 1944 — July 10, 2015) (Return to Never Land)
Christopher Lee (May 27, 1922 — June 7, 2015) (Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Lord of the Rings, Corpse Bride, Alice in Wonderland, The Last Unicorn)
Kevin Corcoran (June 10, 1949 — October 6, 2015) (Old Yeller, Swiss Family Robinson)
Zoe Leader (July 1, 1949 — March 3, 2015) (The Lion King)
Lance Percival (July 26, 1933 — January 6, 2015) (Yellow Submarine)
Stan Freberg (August 7, 1926 — April 7, 2015) (Lady and the Tramp, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Stuart Little)
John Stephenson (August 9, 1923 — May 15, 2015) (Charlotte's Web)
James Horner (August 14, 1953 — June 22, 2015) (Titanic, Avatar, The Land Before Time, How the Grinch Stole Christmas)
Maureen O'Hara (August 17, 1920 — October 24, 2015) (The Parent Trap)
Michael Earl (September 10, 1959 — December 23, 2015) (Sesame Street, The Muppet Movie, The Muppets Take Manhattan)
Anne Meara (September 20, 1929 — May 23, 2015) (Planes: Fire & Rescue)
Anita Gordon (December 21, 1929 — May 10, 2015) (Fun and Fancy Free)
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2016
New Releases
January 15 — Norm of the North is released.
January 29 — Kung Fu Panda 3 is released to positive reviews and becomes a mega financial success.
January 29 — The Finest Hours is released to mixed reviews.
March 4 — Zootopia & The NeverZootropolis Legend is released to universal acclaim and becomes an international commercial success, becoming the second Disney animated film to gross $1 billion.
March 18 — The Little Prince is released.
April 15 — The Jungle Book is released to universal acclaim and was a commercial success.
May 6 — Captain America: Civil War is released to universal acclaim, becoming the first Captain America film to gross $1 billion.
May 20 — The Angry Birds Movie is released to mixed reviews.
May 27 — Alice Through the Looking Glass is released to negative reviews and was a box office bomb.
June 17 — Finding Dory is released to universal acclaim and was a mega-hit at the box office worldwide, becoming the second Pixar film to gross $1 billion.
July 1 — The BFG is released to mostly positive reviews.
July 8 — The Secret Life of Pets is released to mostly positive reviews and was a commercial success.
July 22 — Ice Age: Collision Course is released to negative reviews and moderate financial success.
August 12 — Pete's Dragon is released to near-universal acclaim.
August 12 — Sausage Party, the first R-rated CGI-animated film, is released to positive reviews.
August 19 — Kubo and the Two Strings is released to universal acclaim.
September 23 — Storks is released to mixed to positive reviews.
November 4 — Trolls is released to generally positive reviews.
November 23 — Moana is released to universal acclaim.
December 21 — Sing is released to mostly positive reviews.
Events
January 25 — 101 Dalmatians celebrates its 55th anniversary.
February 3 — Pixar celebrated its 30th anniversary with the release of Finding Dory.
February 4 — Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree celebrated its 50th anniversary.
June 9 — Cars celebrated its 10th anniversary.
June 15 — Atlantis: The Lost Empire celebrates its 15th anniversary.
June 21 — The Hunchback of Notre Dame celebrated its 20th anniversary.
June 24 — Cars 2 celebrates its 5th anniversary.
July 2 — The Great Mouse Detective celebrated its 30th anniversary.
July 10 — The Fox and the Hound celebrates its 35th anniversary.
July 15 — Winnie the Pooh & Tinker Bell's Midsummer Rescue celebrated its 5th anniversary.
July 26 — Alice in Wonderland celebrated its 65th anniversary.
September 4 — Tokyo DisneySea celebrates its 15th anniversary.
September 13 — The Muppet Show celebrated its 40th anniversary.
October 1 — Walt Disney World celebrates its 45th anniversary.
October 23 — Dumbo celebrates its 75th anniversary.
November 2 — Monsters, Inc. celebrated its 15th anniversary.
November 12 — Song of the South celebrated its 70th anniversary.
November 22 — Beauty and the Beast celebrates its 25th anniversary.
Disney officially enters the Ultra Blu-ray market.
Home video releases
January 12 — Hotel Transylvania 2
February 2 — Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Walt Disney Signature Collection
February 23 — The Good Dinosaur
March 8 — The Peanuts Movie
March 15 — Pocahontas (Disney Movie Club exclusive), Mulan (Disney Movie Club exclusive)
April 5 — Star Wars: The Force Awakens
April 26 — Alice in Wonderland: 65th Anniversary Edition (Disney Movie Club exclusive), Dumbo: 75th Anniversary Edition (Disney Movie Club exclusive)
June 7 — Zootopia & The NeverZootropolis Legend
June 28 — Kung Fu Panda 3
August 16 — The Angry Birds Movie
August 30 — The Jungle Book
September 13 — Captain America: Civil War
September 20 — Beauty and the Beast: 25th Anniversary Walt Disney Signature Collection
October 11 — Ice Age: Collision Course
October 18 — Alice Through the Looking Glass
October 25 — Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
November 8 — Sausage Party
November 15 — Finding Dory, Space Jam: 20th Anniversary Edition
November 22 — Kubo and the Two Strings
November 29 — The BFG, Pete's Dragon
December 6 — The Secret Life of Pets
Albums
January 8 — The Lion Guard
February 15 — The Rescuers Down Under: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Intrada Records)
March 4 — Zootopia & The NeverZootropolis Legend: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
April 15 — The Jungle Book: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
June 17 — Finding Dory: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
August 9 — Pete's Dragon: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
November — Moana: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Characters and cast
Ellen DeGeneres (Dory), Albert Brooks (Marlin), Ed O'Neill (Hank), Kaitlin Olson (Destiny), Hayden Rolence (Nemo), Ty Burrell (Bailey), Diane Keaton (Jenny), Eugene Levy (Charlie), Sloane Murray (Young Dory), Idris Elba (Fluke), Dominic West (Rudder), Bob Peterson (Mr. Ray), Kate McKinnon (Wife Fish), Bill Hader (Husband Fish (Stan)), Sigourney Weaver (Sigourney Weaver), Alexander Gould (Passenger Carl), Torbin Xan Bullock (Gerald), Andrew Stanton (Crush), Katherine Ringgold (Chicken Fish), Lucia Geddes (Tween Dory), Bennett Dammann (Squirt), John Ratzenberger (Husband Crab (Bill)), Angus MacLane (Sunfish 'Charlie Back and Forth'), Willem Dafoe (Gill), Brad Garrett (Bloat), Allison Janney (Peach), Austin Pendleton (Gurgle), Stephen Root (Bubbles), Vicki Lewis (Deb (& Flo)), Jerome Ranft (Jacques). Additional Voices: David Arott, Veronika Bonell, Torbin Xan Bullock, Doug Burch, Cathy Cavadini, Will Collyer, Liza de Weerd, Judi Durand, Deb Fink, Aaron Fors, Willow Geer, Alexander Gould, Carter Hastings, Aaron Hendry, Andy Hirsch, Barbara Iley, Dara Iruka, Molly Jackson, Daniella Jones, Carlyle King, Riley Lio, Angus MacLane, Jeremy Maxwell, Daniel Edward Mora, Dylan Naber, Jason Pace, Carrie Paff, Bob Peterson, Paige Pollack, Alex Puccinelli, David Randolph, Terrell Ransom Jr., Emma Shannon, Gunnar Sizemore, Andrew Stanton, Regina Taufen, Nancy Truman, Andreana Weiner, Ashlyn Faith Williams, Dash Zamm.
Ginnifer Goodwin (Judy Hopps), Jason Bateman (Nick Wilde), Idris Elba (Chief Bogo), Jenny Slate (Bellwether), Nate Torrence (Clawhauser), Bonnie Hunt (Bonnie Hopps), Don Lake (Stu Hopps), Tommy Chong (Yax), J.K. Simmons (Mayor Lionheart), Octavia Spencer (Mrs. Otterton), Alan Tudyk (Duke Weaselton), Shakira (Gazelle), Raymond S. Persi (Flash), Della Saba (Young Hopps), Maurice LaMarche (Mr. Big), Phil Johnston (Gideon Grey), Fuschia! (Drill Sergeant), John DiMaggio (Jerry Jumbeaux Jr.), Katie Lowes (Badger Doctor), Gita Reddy (Nangi), Jesse Corti (Mr. Manchas), Tom Lister (Finnick), Josh Dallas (Frantic Pig), Leah Latham (Fru Fru), Rich Moore (Doug), Kath Soucie (Young Nick), Peter Mansbridge (Peter Moosebridge), Byron Howard (Bucky Oryx-Antlerson, Travis), Jared Bush (Pronk Oryx-Antlerson), Mark Rhino Smith (Officer McHorn), Josie Trinidad (Landlady), John Lavelle (Mouse Foreman), Kristen Bell (Priscilla). Additional Voices: Evelyn Wilson Bresee, Hewitt Bush, Jill Cordes, Madeleine Curry, Terri Douglas, Melissa Goodwin Shepherd, Zach King, Dave Kohut, Jeremy Milton, Pace Paulsen, Fabienne Rawley, Brad Simonsen, Claire K. Smith, Jackson Stein, David A. Thibodeau, John Wheeler, Hannah G. Williams.
Ginnifer Goodwin (Fawn, Judy Hopps), Jason Bateman (Nick Wilde), Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Jim Carrey (Horton), Steve Carell (Mayor), Idris Elba (Chief Bogo), Rosario Dawson (Nyx), Carol Burnett (Kangaroo), Jenny Slate (Bellwether), Will Arnett (Vlad), Seth Rogen (Morton), Nate Torrence (Clawhauser), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Megan Hilty (Rosetta), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Amy Poehler (Sally McDodd), Bonnie Hunt (Bonnie Hopps), Don Lake (Stu Hopps), Tommy Chong (Yax), J.K. Simmons (Mayor Lionheart), Octavia Spencer (Mrs. Otterton), Alan Tudyk (Duke Weaselton), Isla Fisher (Dr. Mary Lou Larue), Dan Fogler (Councilman, Yummo Wickersham), Jonah Hill (Tommy), Jaime Pressly (Mrs. Quilligan), Danai Gurira (Fury), Chloe Bennet (Chase), Charles Osgood (Narrator), Josh Flitter (Rudy), Jesse McCartney (JoJo), Niecy Nash (Miss Yelp), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion), Shakira (Gazelle), Raymond S. Persi (Flash, Officer Higgins), Della Saba (Young Judy), Maurice LaMarche (Mr. Big), Phil Johnston (Gideon Grey), Thomas Lennon (Scribble), Jeff Corwin (Buck), Olivia Holt (Morgan), Fuschia! (Drill Sergeant), John DiMaggio (Jerry Jumbeaux Jr., Woolter, Jesse, Ticket Moose, Pig Reporter), Katie Lowes (Badger Doctor), Gita Reddy (Nangi), Jesse Corti (Mr. Manchas), Tom Lister (Finnick), Josh Dallas (Frantic Pig), Leah Latham (Fru Fru), Rich Moore (Doug, Larry), Kath Soucie (Young Nick), Peter Mansbridge (Peter Moosebridge), Grey DeLisle (Prologue Narrator), Kari Wahlgren (Robin), Byron Howard (Bucky Kudu-Antlerson, Travis), Jared Bush (Pronk Oryx-Antlerson), Mark Rhino Smith (Officer McHorn), Josie Trinidad (Landlady), John Lavelle (Mouse Foreman), Kristen Bell (Priscilla), Livvy Stubenrauch (Hedy, Hooly), Jack Angel (Old Time Who), Eva Bella (Helen), Emily Hahn (Heather), Madeleine Curry (Sharla, Gareth, Ticket Hippo Kid), Jan Rabson (Town Cryer), John Cygan (Who), Jess Harnell (Another Who), Debi Derryberry (Who Mom), Veronika Bonell (Hildy, Holly), Merit Leighton (Who Kid), Roy Conli (Wickersham Guard #1), Bill Farmer (Willie Bear), Tucker Gilmore (Joe), Melissa Goodwin Shepherd (Ticket Mouse), Zach King (Arrested Wolf), Annie Lopez (Who Girl), Noah Cyrus (Helga), Paul Briggs (Obnoxious Who), Mia Talerico (Katie), Fabienne Rawley (Fabienne Growley, Elephant Patron), Molly Jackson (Heidi, Haley), Katie Silverman (Hanna), Laraine Newman (Glummox Mom), Jackson Stein (Jaguar Actuary, Junior Ranger Scout Bully), Tim Mertens (Wickersham Guard #2), Colleen O'Shaughnessey (Angela), Dove Cameron (Jessica), David A. Thibodeau (Gary), Joe Pasquale (The Dentist), Tyree Brown (Who Child #1). Additional Voices: Isabella Acres, Ava Acres, Lori Alan, Carlos Alazraqui, Dee Bradley Baker, Bob Bergen, Aurora Blue, David Boat, Evelyn Wilson Bresee, Hewitt Bush, Jill Cordes, David Cowgill, Brian T. Delaney, Terri Douglas, Keith Ferguson, Eddie Frierson, Elisa Gabrielli, Pierce Gagnon, Spencer Lacey Ganus, Teresa Ganzel, Jean Gilpin, Jackie Gonneau, Nicholas Guest, Bridget Hoffman, John Kassir, Daniel Kaz, Dave Kohut, Marcella Lentz-Pope, Yuri Lowenthal, Sherry Lynn, Danny Mann, Mona Marshall, Mickie McGowan, Scott Menville, Jeremy Milton, Paul Pape, Pace Paulsen, Phil Proctor, Lynwood Robinson, Patrick Seitz, Lloyd Sherr, Brad Simonsen, Claire K. Smith, Shane Sweet, Fred Tatasciore, Jim Ward, Frank Welker, John Wheeler, Hannah G. Williams.
Auli'i Cravalho (Moana), Dwayne Johnson (Maui), Rachel House (Gramma Tala), Temuera Morrison (Chief Tui), Jemaine Clement (Tamatoa), Nicole Scherzinger (Sina), Alan Tudyk (Heihei, Villager #3), Oscar Kightley (Fisherman), Troy Polamalu (Villager #1), Puanani Cravalho (Villager #2), Louise Bush (Toddler Moana). Additional Voices: Kristina Anapau, Kayla Blake, Matt Corboy, Hudson D'Andrea, Sisa Grey, Amy Hill, Karen Huie, Daniel Kaz, Michael Sun Lee, Sundra Oakley, Davis H. Pak, Lucian Perez, Branscombe Richmond, Lynwood Robinson, Maddix Robinson, Violet Grace Schaffer, Phillipa Soo, Ken Takemoto, Fred Tatasciore, Matthew Wood, ViviAnn Yee.
Louis C.K. (Max), Eric Stonestreet (Duke), Kevin Hart (Snowball), Jenny Slate (Gidget), Ellie Kemper (Katie), Albert Brooks (Tiberius), Lake Bell (Chloe), Dana Carvey (Pops), Hannibal Buress (Buddy), Bobby Moynihan (Mel), Chris Renaud (Norman), Steve Coogan (Ozone, Regina), Michael Beattie (Tattoo), Sandra Echeverria (Maria), Jaime Camil (Fernando), Kiely Renaud (Molly). Additional Voices: Bob Bergen, Jim Cummings, Brian T. Delaney, Bill Farmer, Jess Harnell, John Kassir, Danny Mann, Jason Marsden, Mona Marshall, Laraine Newman, Jan Rabson, Ken Schretzmann, Tara Strong, Jim Ward, Tyler Werrin.
Jack Black (Po), Bryan Cranston (Li), Dustin Hoffman (Shifu), Angelina Jolie (Tigress), J.K. Simmons (Kai), Jackie Chan (Monkey), Seth Rogen (Mantis), Lucy Liu (Viper), David Cross (Crane), Kate Hudson (Mei Mei), James Hong (Mr. Ping), Randall Duk Kim (Oogway), Steele Gagnon (Bao), Liam Knight (Lei Lei), Wayne Knight (Big Fun, Hom-Lee), Barbara Dirickson (Grandma Panda), Al Roker (Sum), Willie Geist (Dim), Fred Tatasciore (Master Bear), Pax Jolie-Pitt (Yoo), Mike Mitchell (Male Palace Goose, Smart Panda Villager), Kelly Cooney (Female Palace Goose), Stephen Kearin (Master Chicken), Mick Wingert (Farmer Goose, Farmer Rabbit), Ming Tsai (Ming), April Hong (Mrs. Chow), Knox Jolie-Pitt (Ku Ku), Zahara Jolie-Pitt (Meng Meng), Shiloh Jolie-Pitt (Shuai Shuai), Jean-Claude Van Damme (Master Croc), Radzi Chinyanganya (Mi), Lindsey Russell (Peony), Joseph Izzo (Dumpling Record Pig), Samuel Black (Rabbit Villager), Lena Golia (Cheering Bunny), Gus Culligan (Panda Villager Kid). Additional Voices: Ava Acres, Newell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander, Steve Alterman, Stephen Apostolina, Eva Bella, Mitch Carter, David Cowgill, Jackie Gonneau, Nicholas Guest, Carter Hastings, Bridget Hoffman, Sherry Hursey, Logan Kishi, Hope Levy, Scott Menville, Edie Mirman, Juan Pope, Megan Richie, Michelle Ruff, Carter Sand, Mariel Sheets, Mia Sinclair Jenness, Warren Sroka, Kelly Stables, Marcelo Tubert, Lynnanne Zager.
Seth Rogen (Frank, Sergeant Pepper), Kristen Wiig (Brenda), Michael Cera (Barry), Edward Norton (Sammy), David Krumholtz (Lavash), Jonah Hill (Carl), Salma Hayek (Teresa), Nick Kroll (Douche), Bill Hader (Firewater, Tequila, El Guaco), Craig Robinson (Mr. Grits), Danny McBride (Honey Mustard), James Franco (Druggie), Paul Rudd (Darren), Scott Underwood (Gum, Twink, Krinkler's Chips, Pizza), Anders Holm (Troy), Lauren Miller (Camille Toh, Tampon), Vincent Tong (Pislitz Chips, Juice Box, Jamaican Rum), Conrad Vernon (Toilet Paper, Sauerkraut, Catcall Sausage, Grape #1, Beer Can, Pop Bottle), Sam Vincent (Old Pork Sausage, Refried Beans, Sandwich, Pop Tart, Licorice Rope), Greg Tiernan (Potato, Noodle Soup), Sugar Lyn Beard (Baby Carrot, Cookies), Brian Dobson (Italian Tomato, Lettuce), Harland Williams (Ketchup, Drug Dealer, Baba Ganoush), Alistair Abell (Mariachi Salsa, Gefilte Fish), Iris Apatow (Berry Good Candies, Grape #3, Coconut Milk), Ian James Corlett (Apple, Tickilish Licorice, Relish, Bag of Dog Food), Michael Daingerfield (Chunk Munchers Cereal, Light Bulb, Indian Chutney), Michael Dobson (Quesco), Ian Hanlin (Beet), Maryke Hendrikse (Popped Cherry Mixer, Plum #1, Loretta Bun, Frozen Fruitz), Nicole Oliver (Sally Bun, Ice Cream, Watermelon, Female Shopper #1), Kelly Sheridan (Roberta Bun, Grape #2, Female Shopper #2), Jason Simpson (Plum #2, Beer Keg, Fat Guy, Fit Man).
Ray Romano (Manny), John Leguizamo (Sid), Denis Leary (Diego), Adam DeVine (Julian), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Shangri Llama), Max Greenfield (Roger), Jessie J (Brooke), Nick Offerman (Gavin), Keke Palmer (Peaches), Josh Peck (Eddie), Simon Pegg (Buck, Pythagorus Buck, Robo Buck), Seann William Scott (Crash), Wanda Sykes (Granny), Jennifer Lopez (Shira), Queen Latifah (Ellie), Stephanie Beatriz (Gertie), Neil deGrasse Tyson (Neil deBuck Weasel), Lilly Singh (Misty, Bubbles), Michael Strahan (Teddy), Chris Wedge (Scrat), Melissa Rauch (Francine), Robert Cardone (Freaky Bobby), Jorge Lucas (Grandpa Molehog), Andrew Christopher Nichols (Andrew Aardvark), James Palumbo (Panicked Start), Carlos Ponce (Mariachi Beaver), Casey M. Roberts (Mitchell Molehog), Matthew Simmons (Dale the Antelope), Randy Thom (Hyrax Minister), Meghan Thurmeier (Lily Start), Mike Thurmeier (Gravedigger Beaver, Party Molehog). Additional Voices: Chris Campbell, Holly Dorff, Moosie Drier, Jason Fricchione, Jackie Gonneau, Rif Hutton, Hope Levy, Terence Mathews, Edie Mirman, Ashley Peldon, Juan Pope, Byron Thames, Ruth Zalduondo, David Zyler.
Kristen Bell (Anna), Idina Menzel (Elsa), Josh Gad (Olaf), Jonathan Groff (Kristoff), Ciarán Hinds (Pabbie), Chris Williams (Oaken), Paul Briggs (Marshmallow).
Notable deaths
David Bowie (January 8, 1947 — January 10, 2016)
Tammy Grimes (January 30, 1934 — October 30, 2016) (The Last Unicorn)
Janet Waldo (February 4, 1920 — June 12, 2016) (The Return of Jafar, The Jetsons, Jetsons: The Movie, Once Upon a Forest)
Brian Bedford (February 16, 1935 — January 13, 2016) (Robin Hood)
George Kennedy (February 18, 1925 — February 28, 2016) (Cats Don't Dance)
Alan Rickman (February 21, 1946 — January 14, 2016) (Alice in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Harry Potter)
Marni Nixon (February 22, 1930 — July 24, 2016) (Mulan, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, The King and I)
Anton Yelchin (March 11, 1989 — June 19, 2016) (The Pirates! Band of Misfits, From Up on Poppy Hill, The Smurfs, The Smurfs 2)
Jack Lindquist (March 15, 1927 — February 28, 2016) (Disneyland)
Debbie Reynolds (April 1, 1932 — December 28, 2016) (Kiki's Delivery Service, Charlotte's Web, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie, Singin' in the Rain)
Joe Alaskey (April 17, 1952 — February 3, 2016) (Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Looney Tunes, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Warner Bros. Studio Store, Bah, Humduck! A Looney Tunes Christmas, Looney Tunes: Space Race, Rugrats, The Rugrats Movie, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie, Rugrats Go Wild, Casper)
Gary Dubin (May 5, 1959 — October 8, 2016) (The AristoCats)
Bernard Fox (May 11, 1927 — December 14, 2016) (The Rescuers, The Rescuers Down Under, Titanic)
Richard Libertini (May 21, 1933 — January 7, 2016) (DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp)
Alethea McGrath (June 1, 1920 — February 9, 2016) (Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones)
Prince (June 7, 1958 — April 21, 2016) (Happy Feet, Muppets Tonight)
Erik Bauersfeld (June 28, 1922 — April 3, 2016) (Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
Ron Glass (July 10, 1945 — November 25, 2016) (Recess: School's Out)
Daniel Gerson (August 1, 1966 — February 6, 2016) (Big Hero 6, Cars 3, Monsters University, Monsters, Inc.)
Kenny Baker (August 24, 1934 — August 13, 2016) (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
Willis Pyle (September 3, 1914 — June 2, 2016) (Fantasia, Bambi, Pinocchio)
David Smyrl (September 13, 1935 — March 22, 2016) (Elmo Saves Christmas)
John Hostetter (October 6, 1946 — September 2, 2016) (Castle in the Sky, Kiki's Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke)
Carrie Fisher (October 21, 1956 — December 27, 2016) (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
Doris Roberts (November 4, 1925 — April 17, 2016) (National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Aliens in the Attic)
Garry Marshall (November 13, 1934 — July 19, 2016) (Chicken Little)
Alan Young (November 19, 1919 — May 19, 2016) (Mickey's Christmas Carol, Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas, Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas, DuckTales, DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp, The Great Mouse Detective)
Garry Shandling (November 29, 1949 — March 24, 2016) (Over the Hedge, The Jungle Book, Iron Man 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier)
Liz Smith (December 11, 1921 — December 24, 2016) (Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit)
Charmian Carr (December 27, 1942 — September 17, 2016) (The Sound of Music)
Jack Riley (December 30, 1935 — August 19, 2016) (Rugrats, The Rugrats Movie, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie, Rugrats Go Wild, Recess: School's Out)
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2017
New Releases
January 13 — Monster Trucks is released.
February 10 — The LEGO Batman Movie is released.
March 17 — Beauty and the Beast is released.
March 31 — The Boss Baby is released.
April 7 — Smurfs: The Lost Village is released.
May 26 — Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is released.
June 2 — Captain Underpants is released.
June 16 — Cars 3 is released.
June 30 — Despicable Me 3 is released.
September 22 — The LEGO Ninjago Movie is released.
November 10 — Tinker Bell's Enchanted Beyond is released.
November 22 — Coco is released.
December 15 — Star Wars Episode VIII is released.
December 22 — Ferdinard is released.
Events
March 11 — The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh celebrated its 40th anniversary.
March 30 — Meet the Robinsons celebrated its 10th anniversary.
April 12 — Disneyland Paris celebrates its 25th anniversary.
May 25 — Goofy celebrated its 85th anniversary.
June 21 — Lilo & Stitch celebrated its 15th anniversary.
June 22 — The Rescuers celebrated its 40th anniversary, Brave celebrated its 5th anniversary.
June 27 — Hercules celebrated its 20th anniversary.
June 29 — Ratatouille celebrated its 10th anniversary.
July 14 — D23 Expo (July 14-16, USA)
August 13 — Bambi celebrates its 75th anniversary.
September 18 — DuckTales celebrated its 30th anniversary.
September 27 — Fun and Fancy Free celebrated its 70th anniversary.
October 1 — EPCOT Center celebrates its 35th anniversary.
October 18 — The Jungle Book celebrated its 50th anniversary.
November 2 — Wreck-It Ralph w/ The Pixie Olympics Arcade celebrates its 5th anniversary.
November 3 — Pete's Dragon celebrated its 40th anniversary.
November 25 — Aladdin celebrated its 25th anniversary.
November 27 — Treasure Planet celebrates its 15th anniversary.
December 19 — Titanic celebrated its 20th anniversary.
December 21 — Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs celebrated its 80th anniversary.
December 25 — Old Yeller celebrated its 60th anniversary.
Home video releases
January 31 – Pinocchio: Walt Disney Signature Collection
– Moana
– Beauty and the Beast
– Cars 3
Albums
March – Beauty and the Beast: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
June – Cars 3: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
November – Coco: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
– Secret of the Wings: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Intrada Records)
– Tinker Bell's Enchanted Beyond: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
– Old Yeller: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Intrada Records)
Characters and cast
Owen Wilson (Lightning McQueen), Larry the Cable Guy (Mater), TBA (Cruz Ramirez), TBA (Jackson Storm), Bonnie Hunt (Sally), Cheech Marin (Ramone).
TBA (Miguel).
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Kristen Bell (Anna), Christina Hendricks (Zarina), Lucy Hale (Periwinkle), Idina Menzel (Elsa), Ray Romano (Manny), John Leguizamo (Sid), Denis Leary (Diego), Josh Gad (Olaf), Simon Pegg (Buck, Pythagorus Buck, Robo Buck), Ned Beatty (Lotso), Adam DeVine (Julian), Yuri Lowenthal (Ken), Nick Offerman (Gavin), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Megan Hilty (Rosetta), Ginnifer Goodwin (Fawn), Jonathan Groff (Kristoff), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Shangri Llama), Jessie J (Brooke), Seann William Scott (Crash), Josh Peck (Eddie), Keke Palmer (Peaches), Queen Latifah (Ellie), Max Greenfield (Roger), Stephanie Beatriz (Gertie), Georgie Henley (Wendy), Kelly Sheridan (Barbie), Ruby Barnhill (Bonnie), Olivia Williams (Mrs. Darling), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Wanda Sykes (Granny), Jennifer Lopez (Shira), Neil deGrasse Tyson (Neil deBuck Weasel), Chris Wedge (Scrat), Alan Tudyk (Robo-phone), Bud Luckey (Chuckles), Eleanor Worthington Cox (Victoria), Timothy Dalton (Mr. Pricklepants), Lori Alan (Bonnie's Mom), Kristen Schaal (Trixie), Jeff Garlin (Buttercup), Bonnie Hunt (Dolly), Lilly Singh (Misty, Bubbles), Michael Strahan (Teddy), Ciarán Hinds (Pabbie), John Cygan (Twitch), Whoopi Goldberg (Stretch), Jack Angel (Chunk), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion), Jan Rabson (Sparks), Richard Kind (Bookworm), Chris Williams (Oaken), Paul Briggs (Marshmallow), Charlie Bright (Peas-in-a-Pod), Amber Kroner (Peas-in-a-Pod), Brianna Maiwand (Peas-in-a-Pod), Jack Willis (Frog). Additional Voices: Ava Acres, Carlos Alazraqui, David Boat, Veronika Bonell, Brian T. Delaney, Holly Dorff, Terri Douglas, Moosie Drier, Teresa Ganzel, Jackie Gonneau, Jess Harnell, Rif Hutton, Hope Levy, Danny Mann, Mona Marshall, Edie Mirman, Laraine Newman, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Ashley Peldon, Juan Pope, Patrick Seitz, Jim Ward, Colette Whitaker, Ruth Zalduondo, David Zyler.
Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Lucy Hale (Periwinkle), Timothy Dalton (Lord Milori), Jeff Bennett (Dewey, Clank), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven-Symoné (Iridessa), Megan Hilty (Rosetta), Pamela Adlon (Vidia), Angela Bartys (Fawn), Matt Lanter (Sled), Debby Ryan (Spike), Grey DeLisle (Gliss), Rob Paulsen (Bobble), Jane Horrocks (Fairy Mary), Jodi Benson (Healing Fairy), Kari Wahlgren (Receptionist), Thomas Lennon (Reading Fairy), Benjamin Diskin (Glacier Fairy), Jesse McCartney (Terence), Kathy Najimy (Minister of Summer), John DiMaggio (Minister of Autumn), Steve Valentine (Minister of Spring), Dee Bradley Baker (Additional Voices), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion).
Notable deaths
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2018
New Releases
January 5 — The Croods 2 is released.
February 16 — Larrikins is released.
March 9 — Wreck-It Ralph 2 is released.
March 23 — Anubis is released.
May 18 — How to Train Your Dragon 3 is released.
June 15 — The Incredibles II is released.
July 13 — The Secret Life of Pets 2 is released.
September 21 — Hotel Transylvania 3 is released.
November 9 — How the Grinch Stole Christmas is released.
November 21 — Gigantic is released.
December 2 — Mickey Mouse is released to universal acclaim and was a huge financial success.
December 25 — Mary Poppins Returns is released.
Events
February 5 — Peter Pan celebrates its 65th anniversary.
April 15 — Tokyo Disney Resort celebrated its 35th anniversary.
May 27 — Melody Time celebrated its 70th anniversary.
May 30 — Finding Nemo celebrated its 15th anniversary.
June 19 — Mulan celebrated its 20th anniversary.
June 21 — Monsters University celebrates its 5th anniversary.
June 22 — Who Framed Roger Rabbit celebrated its 30th anniversary.
June 27 — WALL-E celebrated its its 10th anniversary.
August 9 — Planes celebrates its 5th anniversary.
October 16 — The Walt Disney Company celebrates its 95th anniversary.
October 29 — The Nightmare Before Christmas celebrated its 25th anniversary.
November 1 — Brother Bear celebrates its 15th anniversary.
November 8 — Robin Hood celebrates its 45th anniversary.
November 18 — Mickey Mouse celebrated its 90th anniversary, Oliver & Company celebrated its 30th anniversary.
November 21 — Bolt celebrated its 10th anniversary.
November 25 — A Bug's Life celebrated its 20th anniversary.
November 27 — Frozen & Muppets & Fairies' Wintery Secret celebrated its 5th anniversary.
December 16 — Mickey's Christmas Carol celebrates its 35th anniversary.
December 25 — The Sword in the Stone celebrated its 55th anniversary.
Characters and cast
TBA (Jack), TBA (Inma).
John C. Reilly (Ralph), Sarah Silverman (Vanellope).
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2019
New Releases
February 8 — The LEGO Movie 2 is released.
June 21 — Toy Story 4 is released.
Events
January 29 — Sleeping Beauty celebrated its 60th anniversary.
April 2 — Home on the Range celebrates its 15th anniversary.
May 29 — Up celebrated its 10th anniversary.
June 18 — Tarzan celebrated its 20th anniversary.
June 22 — The Muppet Movie celebrated its 40th anniversary.
June 24 — The Lion King celebrated its 25th anniversary.
July 13 — The Muppets Take Manhattan celebrates its 35th anniversary.
July 18 — Planes: Fire & Rescue celebrates its 5th anniversary.
August 25 — The Wizard of Oz celebrated its 80th anniversary.
August 27 — Mary Poppins celebrates its 55th anniversary.
October 5 — The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad celebrated its 70th anniversary.
November 5 — The Incredibles celebrated its 15th anniversary.
November 7 — Big Hero 6 celebrated its 5th anniversary.
November 10 — Sesame Street celebrated its 50th anniversary.
November 17 — The Little Mermaid celebrated its 30th anniversary.
November 24 — Toy Story 2 celebrated its 20th anniversary.
December 11 — The Princess and the Frog & Tinker Bell's Springtime Belief celebrated its 10th anniversary.
December 17 — Fantasia 2000 celebrated its 20th anniversary.
December 21 — The Three Caballeros celebrates its 75th anniversary.
Characters and cast
Tom Hanks (Woody), Tim Allen (Buzz Lightyear), Don Rickles (Mr. Potato Head)