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Lightyear Cast and Crew on the New Pixar Film

Vital Thrills got a chance to catch up with the Lightyear cast and crew to chat about the highly-anticipated new Pixar Animation Studios film. The film opens in theaters later today. The definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy, Lightyear follows the legendary Space Ranger after he’s marooned on a hostile planet …

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Lightyear Featurette: Legacy of a Space Ranger

Today, Disney and Pixar have released a new Lightyear featurette called Legacy of a Space Ranger. You can check out the new Lightyear featurette in the player below. The definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy, Lightyear follows the legendary Space Ranger after he’s marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million light-years …

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Disney Dreamlight Valley Game Coming in 2023

Gameloft today unveiled Disney Dreamlight Valley, an upcoming free-to-play life-simulation adventure game. Fans are invited to create their personalized avatar and embark on an enchanting journey alongside some of Disney and Pixar‘s most beloved characters. Players can be the first to experience Disney Dreamlight Valley this summer as part of Early Access with the purchase of a Founders …

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Nighttime Spectaculars Return to Disneyland Resort

Marking another milestone in its phased reopening, Disneyland Resort (Book your trip via Expedia) today welcomes the return of three fan-favorite nighttime spectaculars: “Main Street Electrical Parade” and “Disneyland Forever” fireworks spectacular come home to Disneyland Park for a limited time, and “World of Color” resumes performances at Disney California Adventure Park. During this special …

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Kingdom Hearts IV Announced by Square Enix and Disney

Today, as part of the 20th anniversary celebration of the Kingdom Hearts franchise, Square Enix and Disney announced Kingdom Hearts IV, the newest installment in the beloved RPG series. Kingdom Hearts IV is in early development and you can watch a teaser for the game at the end of the 20th Anniversary Announcement trailer below. …

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Disney+ Ad-Supported Subscription Coming in 2022

The Walt Disney Company announced today that a Disney Plus ad-supported subscription will be offered to consumers in the U.S. in late 2022. There are plans to expand this offer internationally in 2023. The Disney Plus ad-supported subscription will exist in addition to the streaming service’s option without ads, which is currently available. “Expanding access …

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Turning Red Preview: The Pixar Film Coming to Disney+

Vital Thrills got a chance to attend an early preview for Turning Red and learned all about the upcoming Disney/Pixar film from director Domee Shi, producer Lindsey Collins, and some of the production team. Turning Red introduces Mei Lee (voice of Rosalie Chiang), a confident, dorky 13-year old torn between staying her mother’s dutiful daughter and the …

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Shang-Chi IMAX Fan Screenings Reservations Open

A slew of locations for Shang-Chi IMAX fan screenings have been released. The film will hit cities across the country from Houston to Miami to New York City. Tomorrow, at 7:00 p.m. local time, IMAX will host special fan screenings for Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings with support from Twitter. …

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Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer and More Talk About Pixar’s Luca

Vital Thrills recently attended a press conference for Pixar’s Luca and spoke to director Enrico Casarosa, producer Andrea Warren and stars Jacob Tremblay (Luca), Jack Dylan Grazer (Alberto), Emma Berman (Giulia), Maya Rudolph (Daniela) and Jim Gaffigan (Lorenzo). Pixar’s Luca will hit the Disney+ streaming service on June 18, 2021 and does not require the additional Premier Access fee. …

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Learn All About Childhood Friendships in Disney and Pixar’s Luca

Vital Thrills recently attended the early press day for Disney and Pixar’s Luca and we got a chance to talk to Academy Award-nominated director Enrico Casarosa (La Luna) and producer by Andrea Warren (Lava, Cars 3). We’ve also got a friendship featurette, so don’t miss it below the interview! Disney and Pixar’s Luca will hit the Disney+ streaming service without Premier Access on June …

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Disneyland Reopening Set for April 30

After being closed for more than a year, Disney has set the Disneyland reopening for April 30, 2021. Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure park will both reopen to the public with limited capacity. Get ready to once again experience favorite attractions at both parks, from thrilling adventures like the new Star Wars: Rise of …

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Production Begins on Disney’s Live-Action Peter Pan & Wendy

Principal photography on Disney‘s live-action adventure/fantasy Peter Pan & Wendy has commenced in Vancouver. The film is directed by David Lowery (Pete’s Dragon) and produced by Jim Whitaker (Pete’s Dragon). Peter Pan & Wendy will premiere on Disney+ in 2022. Based on J. M. Barrie’s novel “Peter and Wendy” and inspired by the 1953 animated …

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Raya and the Last Dragon Cast and Crew on the New Disney Film

Vital Thrills got a chance to talk to the Raya and the Last Dragon cast and crew at the virtual press conference for the anticipated film, opening in select theaters and available on Disney+ with Premier Access on March 5. The Raya and the Last Dragon cast told us how they recorded at home, what …

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Raya and the Last Dragon Filmmakers on the Anticipated Disney Movie!

Vital Thrills got to participate in an early press day for Raya and the Last Dragon (watch the new trailer!) last week and we learned all about the anticipated Walt Disney Animation Studios film. Joining the event were directors Don Hall and Carlos Lopez Estrada, producer Osnat Shurer, and writers Qui Nguyen and Adele Lim. We got a chance to check …

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Godmothered Cast on the New Disney+ Original Film

Vital Thrills recently attended a virtual roundtable discussion with the cast of Disney’s Godmothered. The film will begin streaming on Disney+ December 4. Joining the discussion were Jillian Bell, Isla Fisher, Jane Curtin, Jillian Spaeder, Willa Skye, Santiago Cabrera, Artemis Pebdani and Utkarsh Ambudkar. You can check out a video of the discussion with the …

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The Lion King Press Conference: Here’s What We Learned

With the highly-anticipated movie opening in theaters this week, we recently got a chance to attend The Lion King press conference. Participating were director Jon Favreau, Donald Glover (Simba), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), Alfre Woodard (Sarabi), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), Billy Eichner (Timon), JD McCrary (Young Simba), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Young Nala), Dr. John Kani (Rafiki), Keegan-Michael Key …

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The Lion King Review: Should You Check Out This Disney Remake?

Before I start this The Lion King review, I want to address something so you know where I stand. There has been some discussion online lately about whether or not people are fans of Disney live-action remakes. Though I’ve enjoyed reading both sides, I have loved some and not others. I’m also okay with changes, …

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Avengers: Endgame Press Conference Left Seats Open for the Fallen

When the curtain opened on the actors appearing for the Avengers: Endgame press conference, there was an audible gasp. No one had been notified about who was going to be there beforehand. Some characters that turned to dust with the snap of Thanos’ (Josh Brolin) fingers have movies coming out, of course, but who knows …

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