Tangled

(2010)

When the kingdom’s most wanted—and most charming—bandit Flynn Rider (voice of Zachary Levi) is taken hostage by Rapunzel (voice of Mandy Moore), a feisty teen with 70 feet of golden hair who’s looking for her ticket out of the tower where she’s been locked away for years, the unlikely duo sets off on a hilarious, hair-raising escapade filled with adventure, heart, humor and hair—lots of hair.

Walt Disney Pictures presents “Tangled,” one of the most hilarious, hair-raising tales ever told. When the kingdom’s most wanted—and most charming—bandit Flynn Rider (voice of Zachary Levi) hides out in a mysterious tower, he’s taken hostage by Rapunzel (voice of Mandy Moore), a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn’s curious captor, who’s looking for her ticket out of the tower where she’s been locked away for years, strikes a deal with the handsome thief and the unlikely duo sets off on an action-packed escapade, complete with a super-cop horse, an over-protective chameleon and a gruff gang of pub thugs. In theaters this holiday season in Disney Digital 3D™, “Tangled” is a story of adventure, heart, humor and hair—lots of hair.

‘Tangled’ & ‘Groundhog Day’ Musicals Planned for the Stage

‘Tangled’ & ‘Groundhog Day’ Musicals Planned for the Stage

Two wildly different movies will be getting stage musical adaptations in the near future, with a Broadway version of the 1993 comedy classic Groundhog Day being developed, while Disney Parks is making a Tangled musical for their Disney Cruise Lines. The Groundhog Day musical is being developed by composer-lyricist Tim Minchin, director Matthew Warchus, choreographer Peter Darling and set and costume designer Rob Howell, the team behind the current Broadway adaptation of the 1996 movie Matilda. They will all collaborate on the play's book with Danny Rubin, who came up with the original Groundhog Day story and co-wrote the screenplay with director Harold Ramis.

Scott Rudin will produce the play with Andre Ptaszysnki's Whistle Pig Productions and Columbia Stage Live. The original movie centered on a weatherman (Bill Murray) who is assigned to cover the Groundhog Day ceremony in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, where he gets caught in a time loop and is forced to re-live the same day over and over again. Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky, Brian Doyle-Murray and Marita Geraghty co-starred in the comedy classic.

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‘Tangled Ever After’ to Debut with ‘Beauty and the Beast 3D’

The Walt Disney Studios proudly announced today that directors Nathan Greno and Byron Howard, the talented team behind Disney Animation Studio's global blockbuster Tangled, will premiere a delightful new animated short film spotlighting the royal wedding of Rapunzel (Mandy Moore) and Flynn Rider - a.k.a Eugene - (Zachary Levi) in front of each screening of Beauty and the Beast in 3D, which opens on January 13, 2012.

By popular demand, Nathan Greno and Byron Howard are bringing back some of Disney's most beloved characters when Tangled Ever After picks up where Tangled left off. The Kingdom is in a festive mood as everyone gathers for the royal wedding of Rapunzel and Flynn. However, when Pascal and Maximus, as flower chameleon and ring bearer, respectively, lose the gold bands, a frenzied search and recovery mission gets underway. As the desperate duo tries to find the rings before anyone discovers that they're missing, they leave behind a trail of comical chaos that includes flying lanterns, a flock of doves, a wine barrel barricade and a very sticky finale. Will Maximus and Pascal save the day and make it to the church in time? And will they ever get Flynn's nose right?

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‘Tangled’ Tops Blu-ray and DVD Sales Charts

Tangled had no problem tying up its competition on the Blu-ray and DVD sales charts, for the week ending April 3.

Tangled, which was also released on 3D Blu-ray last week, had no problem overtaking another new release, Black Swan, by an astonishing margin of five-to-one. The only other notable new release was the TV DVD set Mad Men: Season Four, which took fifth place in DVD sales and fourth place in Blu-ray sales.

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Glen Keane Talks ‘Tangled’

Tangled will hit the shelves on Blu-ray and DVD on March 29, which is a landmark release because Tangled is the Walt Disney Pictures' 50th animated movie. One of the driving forces behind this new spin on the Rapunzel tale is Glen Keane, who served as both the supervising animator and executive producer. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment recently held a virtual roundtable junket with Glen Keane, to discuss his experiences working on Tangled. Here's what he had to say below.

How did you reach the amazing "organic quality" in terms of the character animation.? Did you have any special tools/techniques to improve that effect, or is it in the end just the hard work of the artists?

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Byron Howard and Nathan Greno Talk ‘Tangled’

Tangled, Disney's 50th animated movie, will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on March 29. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment recently held another online virtual roundtable event with co-directors Byron Howard and Nathan Greno, who talked about their experience working on this animated movie, the new home video titles and much more. Take a look at what they had to say below.

Did you meet each other while working on Mulan?

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Disney Announces 2011 3D Blu-ray Slate

Continuing its leadership in the advancement of 3D entertainment and marking the most significant title commitment to the growing Blu-ray 3D market, The Walt Disney Studios today announced plans to release at least 15 of its films for in-home viewing on Blu- ray 3D in 2011.

Among the stellar list of films to debut on 3D include beloved and celebrated animated classics The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast, recent theatrical releases including the visually stunning high tech adventure Tron: Legacy and acclaimed box-office smash hit Tangled, plus many others to be announced that will release day-and-date and packaged with the Blu-ray 2D version.

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BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of The Dawn Treader’ Debuts with $24.5 Million

The ‘Tourist’ has a decent opening with $17 million, while ‘Tangled’ and ‘Harry Potter’ both slip two places from last week.

The 38th Annual Annie Awards Nominations

‘Despicable Me’, ‘How to Train Your Dragon’, ‘Tangled’, ‘The Illusionist’ and ‘Toy Story 3’ will compete for Best Animated Feature.