The world is a playground for little Oscar and his fellow young chimps, who'd rather make mayhem than join their parents for an afternoon nap. But when Oscar's family is confronted by a rival band of chimps, he is left to fend for himself until a surprising ally steps in and changes his life forever.
Walt Disney Pictures has released a new featurette and two photos from the upcoming DisneyNature documentary Chimpanzee, which hits theaters nationwide April 20. Renowned filmmaker Alastair Fothergill directs this in-depth look at a young chimp named Oscar and his family in the African jungle. Take a look at this featurette with Alastair Fothergill describing the amazing true story told in Chimpanzee, and how movie goers can help these animals just by seeing this film. You can also click on the photos to access our gallery.
Disneynature takes moviegoers deep into the forests of Africa with Chimpanzee a new True-Life Adventure introducing an adorable young chimp named Oscar and his entertaining approach to life in a remarkable story of family bonds and individual triumph. Oscar's playful curiosity and zest for discovery showcase the intelligence and ingenuity of some of the most extraordinary personalities in the animal kingdom. Working together, Oscar's chimpanzee family-including his mom, Isha, and the group's savvy leader, Freddy - navigates the complex territory of the forest.Read More
Walt Disney Pictures, along with Pixar and Marvel Studios, has released a preview of their upcoming 2012 release schedule for movies opening between January and December of this New Year. These movies include Beauty and the Beast 3D, The Secret World of Arrietty, John Carter, Chimpanzee, Marvel's the Avengers, Brave, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Finding Nemo, Frankenweenie, and Wreck-It Ralph.
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Disney film fans went behind the scenes to explore the exciting roster of projects on the horizon at The Walt Disney Studios over the weekend at the Disney D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA. Check out the D23 Presentation Featurette below, as well as a massive photo gallery, and a summary of what happened over the weekend.
It was announced that actor Jon Cryer (TV's Two and a Half Men) will voice the main character in DisneyToon Studios' Planes. Jon joined John Lasseter on stage for the announcement and to introduce the teaser trailer of the film.Read More
Alastair Fothergill and Mark Linfield co-direct this intimate look at the world of chimpanzees, to be shot over three years in the tropical jungles of the Ivory Coast and Uganda, Chimpanzee will help us better understand this exceptionally intelligent species.
Chimpanzee was released April 20th, 2012.Read More