First Trailer for PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE

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The first trailer for Planes: Fire and Rescue has landed online, confirming that the unnecessary Disney sequel does in fact exist.  The follow-up to this summer’s Planes finds Dusty (voice by Dane Cook) taking his talents to the world of firefighting, as he joins a “quirky crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park.”  This trailer maintains the cheesy humor from the first film, but apparently kids are quite fond of the anthropomorphic vehicles so it’s unlikely Fire and Rescue will be the last we hear from the Planes world.  Hit the jump to watch the trailer.  Planes: Fire and Rescue opens on July 18, 2014.

Teri Hatcher Talks PLANES, Why Her Character Is a Role Model for Girls, Her Hopes for PLANES 2

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Teri Hatcher stars in Disney’s new 3D animated comedy, Planes, voicing the character of Dottie, the forklift who co-owns and operates Chug and Dottie’s Fill ‘n Fly service station.  Dottie is rookie racer Dusty’s (Dane Cook) pragmatic friend and ace mechanic who always has his back and tries to keep his high-flying hopes grounded in reality.  Opening August 9th, the action-packed adventure from Disneytoon Studios is directed by Klay Hall and features an exciting voice cast that includes Stacy Keach, Brad Garrett, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Priyanka Chopra, John Cleese, Cedric the Entertainer, Carlos Alazraqui, Roger Craig Smith, Anthony Edwards, Val Kilmer, Sinbad and Gabriel Iglesias.

At the recent press day held at the Santa Monica Museum of Flying, Hatcher talked about how much fun she had voicing her character, why Dottie is a role model for girls, how voice work compares to the demands of a series, why she’s grateful to be able to slow down and spend quality time with her daughter and learn something new in cooking school, how she’s passionate about telling women’s stories, her fun two-week road trip adventure, her hopes for a bigger part in Planes 2, and her biggest takeaway from being part of a Disney animated movie.  Check out the interview after the jump.

Disney Sets May 2016 and 2017 Release Dates for Untitled Marvel Films; INTO THE WOODS, ALEXANDER, PLANES 2, and More Dated

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Disney has announced a slew of release date debuts and shifts, along with a title for the Muppets sequel.  Briefly:

  • Two new untitled Marvel films have been set for release on May 6, 2016 and May 5, 2017.
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day starring Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner has been set for release on October 10, 2014.
  • The star-studded musical Into the Woods, directed by Rob Marshall and starring Johnny Depp and Meryl Streep, will open on December 25, 2014.
  • The Muppets sequel has been titled Muppets Most Wanted.
  • The bestseller adaptation The Hundred-Foot Journey, produced by Oprah Winfrey, opens on August 8, 2014.
  • A presumed animated sequel Planes: Fire & Rescue will hit theaters on July 18, 2014 in 3D.
  • Saving Mr. Banks, starring Tom Hanks as Walt Disney, now opens in limited release on December 13th before expanding wide on December 20th.
  • Director Brad Bird’s mysterious new film Tomorrowland, starring George Clooney and Hugh Laurie, has been moved up to December 12, 2014 from its previously announced December 19th date.

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