DISNEY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DISNEY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) ‘Frozen’ hot as Disney dominates holiday toy list http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446207-79/disney-toy-list-toys.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446207-79/disney-toy-list-toys.html.csp">‘Frozen’ hot as Disney dominates holiday toy list</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Townsend</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T10:54:02.085-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 10:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • “Frozen” is still hot. Two toys based off Walt Disney Co.’s hit animated film made Adventure Publishing Group’s Toy Insider Hot 20 list released Tuesday, making it the only entertainment property with multiple items on the roster. Disney and its licensees had seven items on the list, a selection of toys Adventure’s experts expect to top kids’ wish lists during the holiday season. Disney’s movie about a princess with magical powers was released on Thanksgiving last year and racked up m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446207@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:54:02 MDT Theater: ’The Lion King’ earns record box office http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58441536-223/lion-king-broadway-disney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58441536-223/lion-king-broadway-disney.html.csp">Theater: ’The Lion King’ earns record box office</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK KENNEDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T09:14:02.059-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Here’s something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: “The Lion King” is the top ticket of all time. With a worldwide gross of over $6.2 billion, “The Lion King” stage musical has now achieved the most successful box office total of any work in any media in entertainment history, The Associated Press has learned. The show quietly took over top spot from the $6 billion-earning “The Phantom of the Opera” late this summer, according to representatives from both shows. “Phantom” pr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584415362014-09-22T09:14:02.059-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T09:14:02.059-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441536@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:14:02 MDT Comic Con: ‘Disney Infinity’ artist’s incredible dream came true http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58326157-223/character-love-giant-iron.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58326157-223/character-love-giant-iron.html.csp">Comic Con: ‘Disney Infinity’ artist’s incredible dream came true</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T20:49:19.791-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 08:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt;Hogarth Hughes stood bravely before the robot’s charging energy cannon, risking certain death to tell his metal friend that he has a choice to be whatever he wants to be: “You choose.” That theme of “The Iron Giant” deeply resonates with Matt Thorup. The Utahn has loved drawing since he was even younger than Hogarth, but making a living out of his passion seemed like wishful thinking. But then, in 2004, he saw Pixar’s “The Incredibles,” the lauded superhero adventure. And Thorup,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326157@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 20:49:19 MDT ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ tops box office for the summer, year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58365865-223/average-locations-weeks-owned.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58365865-223/average-locations-weeks-owned.html.csp">‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ tops box office for the summer, year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T08:13:38.63-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 08:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • “Guardians of the Galaxy” closed out the summer movie season with a first-place finish. Marvel’s Disney-distributed space adventure — the top-grossing film of the year so far in North America — added another $22.9 million to its coffers over Labor Day weekend. Paramount’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and the Warner Bros. tear-jerker “If I Stay” claimed the second and third spots, just as they did the weekend prior. The new offerings, including the horror tale “As Above, So Below”...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583658652014-09-03T08:13:38.63-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T08:13:38.63-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365865@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:13:38 MDT ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ rockets to top of box office with $94M http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58256046-223/million-guardians-international-marvel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58256046-223/million-guardians-international-marvel.html.csp">‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ rockets to top of box office with $94M</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DERRIK J. LANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T09:47:15.556-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 09:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Guardians of the Galaxy” blasted past expectations at the weekend box office. Marvel Studios’ cosmic romp starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista as members of an intergalactic band of rebels earned $94 million in its debut weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. Ahead of its Friday debut, box office analysts initially projected that the comic book adaptation would earn between $60 million and $75 million in North America. The out-of-this-world launch gives “Guar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582560462014-08-04T09:47:15.556-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T09:47:15.556-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58256046@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:47:15 MDT Review: Utah Symphony takes Disney off the screen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58250683-223/favorite-symphony-concert-crowd.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58250683-223/favorite-symphony-concert-crowd.html.csp">Review: Utah Symphony takes Disney off the screen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sheena MCFarland</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T09:42:06.111-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 09:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A picturesque evening at Deer Valley’s Snow Park Amphitheatre was made magical thanks to the intricate playing of the Utah Symphony and four engaging, energetic singers. Arrangements were played to collages from favorite films such as “Aladdin,” “Frozen,” “Tangled” and many more. Opening song • A Disney medley fire with musical and visual highlights from “Peter Pan,” “Snow White,” “Alice in Wonderland,” “Lady and the Tramp,” “Bambi,” “Fantasia,” “Cinderella,” “101 Dalmations,” “Pinnochio,” “Th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250683@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:42:06 MDT