Retailers such as Amazon have Disney releases of Studio Ghibli's The Secret World of Arrietty, along with Castle in the Sky and Whisper of the Heart penciled for this spring. Now, the specs on the May 22nd Blu-ray/DVD combo packs have been finalized. Check them out after the jump.
While firm details have yet to be published, retailers such as Amazon have begun listing June placeholders for DVD and Blu-ray/DVD combo pack releases of Studio Ghibli's The Secret World of Arrietty. More after the jump.
Disney distributed the Oscar winning Hayao Miyazaki/Studio Ghibli film Spirited Away on 750 screens. Ponyo topped that with 900. For the new Hiromasa Yonebayashi-directed The Secret World of Arrietty, Disney will be upping the count again. More after the jump.
Ahead of its February 17th American theatrical run, Wired presents a new preview of Disney's localization of Studio Ghibli's The Secret World of Arrietty. Check it out after the jump.
Disney's release of Studio Ghibli's The Secret World of Arrietty hits North America February 17th. The movie was previously released in the UK with a different English dub. Americans will be hearing actress/singer Bridgit Mendler as Arrietty along with Will Arnett, Amy Poehler, Carol Burnett, and David Henrie. Check out a preview after the jump.
Comedic actor Will Arnett recently appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to discuss work on sitcoms like Up All Night and 30 Rock. He also brought up The Secret World of Arrietty, for which he contributed to the Disney dub. Arnett let Jimmy Kimmel in on a secret: he speaks Japanese and also contributed to the original Japanese voice work. Check out the joke after the jump!
The New York International Children's Film Festival announced that it will be presenting a special preview screening of The Secret World of Arrietty, based on Mary Norton's classic children's book The Borrowers, co-written by Hayao Miyazaki and directed by Miyazaki protégé Hiromasa Yonebayashi. The movie will be shown Saturday, January 21 at New York's Symphony Space. More after the jump.
Fandango has posted a featurette showing Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Carol Burnett and Will Arnett dubbing the Disney localization of Studio Ghibli's 2010 film The Secret World of Arrietty. Check it out after the jump.
Yahoo has posted Disney's latest promo art for their February 17th, 2012 North American release of Studio Ghibli's acclaimed The Secret World of Arrietty. The Hiromasa Yonebayashi directed movie, also known as Arrietty the Borrower, adapts Mary Norton's novel The Borrowers, about the little people secretly living in human dwellings. Studio co-founder Hayao Miyazaki wrote the film's script.
With Studio Ghibli's Arrietty the Borrower hitting the UK, the Guardian profiled director Hiromasa Yonebayashi. Addressing what's next, the suggestion of previously mentioned/dismissed second Porco Rosso movie came up again. More after the jump.
Since so many events posted seem to take place in either North America or Japan, here's one for our readers in the UK. The Edinburgh International Film Festival will be screening Studio Ghibli's Karigurashi no Arrietty next month with two showings, one on June 18 and the other on June 20.