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Hot Clips: Three New Clips Tease Maleficent!

Disney's "Maleficent"

Maleficent (Angelina Jolie)

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©Disney 2014

Disney has just released three clips to tease its epic new take on the sleeping beauty tale, Maleficent. The first sets up a scary misunderstanding; the second gives us a glimpse into Maleficent’s past, and the third takes us on location for a peek at how a massive battle scene was staged. Check out all three after the jump.

Maleficent opens on May 30th.

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New Poster: Guardians of the Galaxy!

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The first Guardians of the Galaxy poster (above) took a classic (some might say clichéd) layout and made it fresh by virtue of a combination of attitude (‘You’re welcome’) and having two of the main characters be a raccoon and a tree. Now they’ve done it again – taking a rather standard action pose and infusing it with the same nonchalant irreverence. Check it out after the jump.

Guardians of the Galaxy opens on August 1st.

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Million Dollar Arm Clip: Talk to Them!


Disney’s Million Dollar Arm is the true story of a sports agent who, down to his last shot, decides to bring a couple of Indian cricketeers to the U.S. to pitch in major league baseball. The studio has released a clip of a quiet but pivotal moment. Check it out after the jump.

The film stars John Hamm and Lake Bell. Million Dollar Arm winds up in theaters on May 16th.

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Top Disney Exec Leaving To Become a Director!

Anne Sweeney

We don’t usually cover executive changes at Eclipse, but today’s announcement that Anne Sweeney – current co-chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group – is leaving is a bit different in a couple ways. First, the movie is her decision – made to follow her passion of becoming a TV director, and secondly, because she has accomplished a very great deal in her career: growing the global Disney Channel, revamping ABC Family and leading television into the digital era, putting ABC shows online in 2005 – to name but three of her achievements.

Sweeney plans to step down in January, 2015. First a more complete list of her accomplishments, check out the press release following the jump.

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Hot Spot: Captain America: The Winter Soldier–I Never Said I Was a Pilot!

Winter Soldier

There’s a new TV spot for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, with plenty of new footage featuring Nick Fury, Black Widow, The Falcon and, of course, everyone’s favorite star-spangled hero, Captain America.

Check it out after the jump. Captain America: The Winter Soldier opens on April 4th.

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