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‘Tangled’ Animated Series Coming To Disney Channel In 2017
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The success of Tangled, Disney’s take on the classic fairytale Rapunzel, and its animated short Tangled Ever After, will continue with a new animated series that can be seen on the Disney Channel in 2017.

A new report says that Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi will reprise their roles as Rapunzel and Eugene (a.k.a. Flynn Rider). Learn more about the new show below.

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Disney In Depth: Can Pixar Regain Its Glory?
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For 15 years, one computer-animation studio dominated Hollywood with 11 major hit films, earning awards a plenty and worldwide critical acclaim for its output. Then came Cars 2. And Brave. Lest we forget Monsters University (which I actually found entertaining) and an entire year (2014) with no feature films. Pixar was a powerhouse, but now its corporate owner (Disney) has an unbeatable animation studio of its own. The question we all continue to wonder is if Pixar can reclaim its title as an unstoppable force.

Disney In Depth previews the recent past and future of Pixar, hoping to determine if John Lasseter‘s computer-animation studio can finally be able to dismiss naysayers, once and for all, that its hit streak was a one-time experience.

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$5 MP3 Album Deal: Disney’s ‘Tangled’ Soundtrack
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As part of their monthly $5 MP3 album deals, Amazon is currently offering Disney’s Tangled Soundtrack for only $5.

The MP3 version includes a mix of 20 songs and score from the animated feature (available on DVD and Blu-ray). The CD version of the soundtrack is available for only $10 and is an AutoRip, which means that with the purchase of the CD, you also get a free MP3 version..

Half of the soundtrack contains songs performed by pop star Mandy Moore, who does the voice acting in the film for Rapunzel, along with a few tunes sung by Donna Murphy, who plays Mother Gothel. The other half of the album is filled with the film’s score from Alan Menken.

Browse all 100 albums in MP3 format on sale this month at Amazon for only $5 each, as well as several albums on sale for $0-$5 each.

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Disney In Depth: 10 Disney Movies That Deserve Theme Park Attractions (Part 2)
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Welcome back to Disney In Depth for the “top five” of a special two-part edition that explores the movies that deserve theme park attractions. Just in case you missed the previous edition, you can check it out here.

Before exploring the “most deserving” films, we cannot ignore the movies that would least work as attractions. Among them are great films and some bad ones, too.

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Disney In Depth: ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ and the State Of Disney Animation
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Wreck-It Ralph smashed box office records for a Disney animated film in its opening weekend, and won over critics and audiences no less. With its creativity, heart and passionate storytelling, Wreck-It Ralph signals Walt Disney Animation Studios is back in the game, so to speak. This edition of Disney In Depth will explore what has led up to this new hit for the studio, as well as what awaits.

Many individuals say the Disney Renaissance began with 1989’s The Little Mermaid, with following entries Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King reaching even greater heights – everyone seems to leave out the forgotten The Rescuers Down Under. Regardless, this represented a period of unparalleled imagination and inspiration within the studio, continuing for several years to follow. Then came the slump. Audiences were no longer interested in musicals, so it seemed, and Disney animation switched gears into the sci-fi realm with productions like Atlantis: The Lost Empire and Treasure Planet. Computer animation emerged, and with that advent Disney entered the new arena with misses like Chicken Little and the awkward-yet-smart Meet the Robinsons. None of these performed all that wonderfully. It had appeared as though Disney lost its touch. But the studio had some exciting developments up their sleeve.

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