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Release Date: May 29, 2009 (North America)
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family MPAA Rating: PG
Production Phase: Released
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures Production Company: Pixar Animation Studios
Who's In It: Edward Asner (Carl Fredricksen), Jordan Nagai (Russell),
Who's Making It: Peter Docter (Director), Bob Peterson (Co-Director), Bob Peterson (Screenwriter),
Premise: Crabby septuagenarian Carl Fredricksen finally decides to fly away from all of his troubles and take off to South America by tying thousands of helium balloons to his home and sailing off into the clear... More »
Official Website: disney.go.com/disneypictures/up/
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Angus MacLane is one of the animators working at Pixar. When he's not at his day job Angus also likes to create LEGO sculptures of the characters he's making at Pixar. MacLane's latest LEGO creation is of Carl Fredricksen and he's got numerous pictures on his Flickr page to show you including a few that feature Carl with a lightsaber.- Angus MacLane's Flickr page. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Sunday, May 31, 2009
Up has made an estimated $68.2 million dollars on its opening weekend from 3,766 screens. It's the third-biggest opening for a Pixar film after 2004's The Incredibles ($70.4m) and 2003's Finding Nemo ($70.2m).Comment on this Scoop (0)
Saturday, May 30, 2009
Up took in an estimated $21.4 million dollars from its opening day. [Full story]Comment on this Scoop (0)
Friday, May 1, 2009
This latest Up video episode comes courtesy of UGO's Movies Blog and focuses on the character of Dug, the loveable mutt that has a special collar to give his canine thoughts a human voice.
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Friday, April 3, 2009
In the latest video preview of Up released, young wilderness explorer Russell goes off into the jungle looking for an imaginary bird called a snipe. What the boy finds is Kevin, a bright, inquisitive and big bird that follows him back to camp and Mr. Fredricksen.
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Thursday, March 19, 2009
Up will open this year's Cannes Film Festival. The festivities begin in the south of France on May 13 and last until May 24.
DreamWorks' Kung Fu Panda played in the competition last year and in previous festivals the first two Shrek films, Persepolis and Waltz With Bashir also played in Cannes.Comment on this Scoop (0)
Friday, March 13, 2009
The second "upisode" has been released and is titled "First Aid". You can grab it from the Apple Up trailer site in standard/HD/iPod friendly sizes or click on the player below to see what Russell and Mr. Fredricksen are up to now.
Friday, March 6, 2009
Want to see the second and longer trailer for Disney/Pixar's Up? Yahoo Movies has it and it's worth a view. Or two. Or five.- Yahoo Movies. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Thursday, February 5, 2009
"Animal Calling" is the title of the first "upisode" released by Disney/Pixar. The company states that these shorts will be released at regular intervals leading up to the May 29 release of Up, which suits us just fine.
Watch "Animal Crossing" on the Apple trailer site for Up or below.
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