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Filming Queen of Katwe Was a Family Affair, According To Lupita Nyong’o

“Madina (Nalwanga) taught me how to cook”. Lupita Nyong’o, although  raised in Kenya, has little experience with the Ugandan market. Her onscreen children immersed her in the process. “Madina sold corn in her past and I asked her to show me to go shopping in the market.  How she’d do it and we went back …

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The First Trailer for Disney’s Moana Is Here And It’s Polynesian Magic

Dwayne Johnson as a god? Well, a demi-god, but that’s good enough! Watch Johnson as “Maui” in this first trailer for Disney’s Moana and see it this Thanksgiving! Moana is in theaters November 23, 2016!   Like MOANA on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/disneymoana Follow MOANA on Twitter: https://twitter.com/disneymoana Follow Disney Animation on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/disneyanimation/ Visit Disney Animation …

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I Talked to Flash from Zootopia! Raymond Persi Talks About Voicing Flash and Storyboarding Zootopia

Zootopia is on DVD/Blu-ray June 7th   One of my favorite characters in Disney’s Zootopia – aside from Mr. Big – is Flash, the lovable yet slow sloth that works at the DMV. He’s definitely my children’s favorite of the movie too. I was so excited to learn that not only would I get to …

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Follow Me Through the Looking Glass To The Alice Red Carpet & Zootopia DVD Release Event

I am always thrilled to work with one of my favorite brands, Disney! This time is no exception – I have been cordially invited to walk the red carpet at the premiere of Alice Through The Looking Glass (in theaters May 27th)! While this isn’t the first time I have had a red carpet experience, …

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Have Your Seen Her? Finding Dory: Dory’s Story Told By Creators Angus MacLane and Max Brace

Back in March I got the sheer pleasure of meeting with the filmmakers of Disney’s highly anticipated animated film Finding Dory, in theaters everywhere June 17th, 2016. Two in particular were Co-Director Angus MacLane and Story Supervisor Max Brace.     MacLane and Brace are no strangers to Dory, Nemo, Marlin, and the rest of the …

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P!nk Sings “White Rabbit” And It’s Awesome in Alice Through The Looking Glass!

OMG!! If you watched the Grammys last Feb 15th you may have seen P!nk KILLING IT in the new trailer for Alice Through The Looking Glass. It’s like three of my favorite worlds colliding – a new version Lewis Carroll’s classic tale about young Alice and her continuing adventures, P!nk, who is (in my opinion) one …

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NEW! Disney’s Zootopia Trailer (Extended) Featuring Shakira’s New Song

Disney’s Zootopia is in theaters everywhere March 4th 2016! Check out the NEW trailer featuring Shakira’s single “Try Everything” below! Like ZOOTOPIA on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DisneyZootopia Follow ZOOTOPIA on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DisneyZootopia Follow Disney Animation on Instagram: https://instagram.com/disneyanimation/ Visit Disney Animation on Tumblr: http://disneyanimation.tumblr.com/ Visit the official ZOOTOPIA website here: http://movies.disney.com/zootopia ZOOTOPIA opens in theatres everywhere on March 4th!   …

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J.J. Abrams Interview: “Taking on Star Wars: The Force Awakens Was Intimidating” #starwarsevent

This is J.J. Abrams’ world, we just live here. He first came onto the scene as writer of the 1990 film “Taking Care Of Business” but then more notably creator (among other titles) of the mega-hit show “Lost” (honestly one of my personal favorites and I was kicking myself for not wearing my “not Penny’s …

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After School Snack Idea – Star Wars: The Force Awakens “Dark Side” Munchie Mix And Go-Gurt! #AwakenYourTastebuds

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AwakenYourTastebuds #CollectiveBias I was practically raised on Star Wars™ fandom. I saw Empire Strikes Back at the drive-in with my family when I was six years old and that experience has stuck with me for years. I am so excited …

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John Boyega on Lightsabers and The Thrill of Being Finn in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ #starwarsevent

 So much can be said about John Boyega’s charm and ability to light up a room. It’s downright mesmerizing – the moment he walked in he exuded excitement and was thrilled to be a part of the legacy that is Star Wars. As Finn of the latest Lucasfilmproduction of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Boyega will …

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Daisy Ridley Had a Weird Feeling She’d Play Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Interview)

Daisy Ridley is a newcomer to the world of entertainment – and she’s a forcing her way onto the scene. As the lead character Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (in theaters Dec 18th) she was brought into the world of  an iconic American pillar – a culture. Star Wars is one of those pieces of …

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Harrison Ford was “Happy to be Back” with Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ (Interview)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is in theaters EVERYWHERE December 18th. (but I’m pretty sure you already know that) I gotta say that interviewing Harrison Ford is probably one of the great highlights of my career so far. I grew up on Star Wars and Indiana Jones. I had a massive crush on Han Solo (as …

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Global Press Event In Photos

Last Sunday I was one of very few to attend the Global Press Event for Star Wars: The Force Awakens (in theaters Dec 18th) in Los Angeles California, courtesy of Disney. Not only were there some outstanding merchandise diplays, but all of the stars of the new highly anticipated film were there soaking it all in as …

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NEW: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Character Posters #TheForceAwakens

I LOVE character posters and these are no exception to that adoration (because STAR WARS!)! Check out the newly released Star Wars: The Force Awakens posters and latest trailer! Star Wars: The Force Awakens is in theaters EVERYWHERE December 18th and you won’t want to miss it! Follow Star Wars: The Force Awakens socially:          …

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Festive Champagne Cocktails to Try!

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are just around the corner, but a trip to any retail store will confirm that it is, indeed, time to start thinking about present purchasing, tree decorating, and what New Year’s resolution to pursue in 2016. Let’s talk for a moment though about what it is we look …

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