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January 19, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
Walt Disney Co. said it would release a Pixar movie next year based on a robot named Wall-E and showed drawings of a possible new resort. The animated "Wall-E" will be released in mid-2008, Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger said in a letter to shareholders on the Burbank company's website. Disney, the world's largest amusement park operator, also showed concepts for a new theme park and rides.
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July 1, 2007 | Josh Friedman, Times Staff Writer
One Saturday when he was a seventh-grader in Iselin, N.J., Tom DeSanto blew off a Pop Warner football game and spent the day at a comic book convention in nearby Somerset. "There were a bunch of other football games, but that convention only came to town twice a year," he recalls. "That was the day my dad figured out I would never become middle linebacker of the Pittsburgh Steelers." Embracing his inner geek turned out fine for the fresh-faced, 38-year-old movie producer and pop culture junkie.
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July 2, 2003 | Kenneth Turan, Times Staff Writer
"I am an obsolete design," Arnold Schwarzenegger's T-101 says with as much melancholy as a machine can muster, but hearing the line spoken in "Terminator 3" makes you wonder if the actor had himself in mind as much as his character.
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January 19, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
Walt Disney Co. said it would release a Pixar movie next year based on a robot named Wall-E and showed drawings of a possible new resort. The animated "Wall-E" will be released in mid-2008, Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger said in a letter to shareholders on the Burbank company's website. Disney, the world's largest amusement park operator, also showed concepts for a new theme park and rides.
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July 1, 2007 | Josh Friedman, Times Staff Writer
One Saturday when he was a seventh-grader in Iselin, N.J., Tom DeSanto blew off a Pop Warner football game and spent the day at a comic book convention in nearby Somerset. "There were a bunch of other football games, but that convention only came to town twice a year," he recalls. "That was the day my dad figured out I would never become middle linebacker of the Pittsburgh Steelers." Embracing his inner geek turned out fine for the fresh-faced, 38-year-old movie producer and pop culture junkie.
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March 5, 2014 | By Oliver Gettell
The new trailer for "Transformers: Age of Extinction" warns that "The rules have changed," but based on the images glimpsed within, there's still plenty of the robotic mayhem, booming explosions and large-scale destruction that Michael Bay and his blockbuster franchise are known for. Written by Ehren Kruger, who penned the previous two "Transformers" movies, and directed by Bay, who has directed each installment but says this fourth one will be...
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April 9, 1988 | GREG BRAXTON and KATHRYN HARRIS, Times Staff Writers
Walt Disney Co. has scuttled plans to build a $611-million theme park and shopping mall in downtown Burbank, saying estimated revenue would not support the project. The abrupt withdrawal, announced Friday by disappointed Burbank officials, brought an un-Disneylike tone to the city's 15-year effort to develop a 40-acre site as the centerpiece of redevelopment in the troubled downtown area. It also was seen as a victory of sorts for entertainment rival MCA Inc.
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July 2, 2003 | Kenneth Turan, Times Staff Writer
"I am an obsolete design," Arnold Schwarzenegger's T-101 says with as much melancholy as a machine can muster, but hearing the line spoken in "Terminator 3" makes you wonder if the actor had himself in mind as much as his character.
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