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Disney To Officially Crown Princess In Kensington Palace

Disney To Officially Crown Princess In Kensington Palace
As Prince William and new bride, Duchess Catherine Middleton, toured California over the weekend, they grabbed headlines and gave Hollywood's brightest a rare chance to be star struck. Their April matrimony was termed by many a fairytale come to life in its own modern, simulcast way, but come October, the British Royal Family will be given a lesson from the true experts in fairytale lore.

In a unique, surreal swirl of reality meets fable and back again, Disney will induct Rapunzel, the featured star of their animated hit "Tangled," into their official group of Disney Princesses, in a horse and carriage, celebrity-laden ceremony at London's Kensington Palace on October 2nd. The Princess group, mainly, is a way for Disney to package its fabled characters -- Ariel, Aurora, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Mulan, Pocahontas, Snow White and Tiana -- for a new generation, in mediums from entertainment to theme park attractions to merchandise.
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'Toy Story 3' toys, details revealed

'Toy Story 3' toys, details revealed
New York -- Pixar and Disney chief creative officer John Lasseter, "Toy Story 3" filmmakers, actor John Ratzenberger and a one-of-a-kind Lego head of Lasseter -- that was just part of the star lineup that came together here Sunday to unveil the toy line for and new details about "Toy Story 3" at an off-site event as Toy Fair kicked off.

The event took place at Manhattan's Gotham Hall, near the Javits Convention Center that hosts the annual Toy Fair.

In an emotional moment, Lasseter, who on Saturday had been inducted into the Toy Hall of Fame by the Toy Industry Assn., an honor he shares with Walt Disney, received a surprise gift -- a Lego head resembling him.

"I'm a Lego," the "Toy Story" creator and self-professed lifelong toy fan said to laughs. "That's fantastic!"

"Toy Story 3," set to open June 18, kicks off a multi-year deal between Pixar/Disney and Lego,
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