Disney Online has announced that the trailer for G-Force hits Disney.com on December 29th along with two “Cars Toons” shorts, followed by first looks at Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience and Hannah Montana The Movie on January 1st. A third “Cars Toons” will debut on January 5th. The press release:
Disney.com is celebrating the holiday season with several exclusive online video premieres and performances. Previews of three highly-anticipated Walt Disney Pictures’ films, including the trailer for G-Force and “first looks” at Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience and Hannah Montana The Movie, are set to debut on Disney.com. Also premiering on the site are short films from DisneyPixar, Cars Toons¸ a new animated short series directed by Academy Award®-winner John Lasseter, and starring Lightning McQueen’s rusty but trusty friend Mater. To celebrate Christmas Day, Disney.com will feature exclusive online video performances from the magical Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade on Christmas Day, following its television debut on ABC Christmas morning.
“The holiday season is traditionally a high-traffic time of year for us as families are at home spending time together and seeking high-quality entertainment, and we’re thrilled to bring these exclusive video premieres and performances to the Disney.com audience,” stated Paul Yanover, executive vice president and managing director, Disney Online.
Disney.com video highlights over the holidays include:
* December 25, 2008 Performances from the Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade, following its television premiere on ABC Christmas morning, will include the Jonas Brothers, the cast from Mary Poppins on Broadway, the Imagination Movers and Corbin Bleu. As a special present, Guests will be able to download Corbin’s new song “Celebrate You” for free www.Disney.com/celebrate).
* December 29, 2008 Exclusive online debut of new trailer for Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ G-Force, and the online premiere of Cars Toons shorts “Rescue Squad Mater” and “Mater the Grater.”
* January 1, 2009 Disney.com rings in the New Year with the exclusive online debut of “first look” previews of Walt Disney Pictures films Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience and Hannah Montana The Movie.
* January 5, 2009 Disney.com continues to offer exclusive online premieres of Cars Toons with the debut of “El Mater-Dor.”
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer brings his first 3-D film to the big screen with G-FORCE, a comedy adventure about the latest evolution of a covert government program to train animals to work in espionage. Armed with the latest high-tech spy equipment, these highly trained guinea pigs discover that the fate of the world is in their paws. Tapped for the G-FORCE are guinea pigs Darwin (voice of Sam Rockwell), the squad leader determined to succeed at all costs; Blaster (voice of Tracy Morgan), an outrageous weapons expert with tons of attitude and a love for all things extreme; and Juarez (voice of Penelope Cruz), a sexy martial arts pro; plus the literal fly-on-the-wall reconnaissance expert, Mooch, and a star-nosed mole, Speckles (voice of Nicolas Cage), the computer and information specialist. Directed by two-time Oscar®-winning visual effects master Hoyt YeatmanG-FORCE takes audiences on a high-octane thrill ride, proving once and for all that size really doesn’t matter. G-FORCE will hit theaters July 24, 2009.
JONAS BROTHERS: THE 3-D CONCERT EXPERIENCE
On February 27, 2009 the Jonas Brothers head to the big screen in Disney Digital 3-D in a high-energy Walt Disney Pictures rockumentary feature film event from Director Bruce Hendricks (Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert). The film blends excerpts from the Brothers red-hot Burning Up concert tour, including guest performances from Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift, with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, off-the-wall segments, a never-before-heard song (Love Is on Its Way), swarming fans and a lot of JB stylegiving fans never-before-seen insights into the lives of Kevin, Joe and Nick.
HANNAH MONTANA THE MOVIE
In theaters April 10, 2009, Hannah Montana The Movie takes the Disney Channel phenom to the big screen in a feature film extravaganza. Miley Stewart (Miley Cyrus) struggles to juggle school, friends and her secret pop-star persona. When Hannah Montanas soaring popularity threatens to take over her life, she just might let it. So her father (Billy Ray Cyrus) takes the teen home to Crowley Corners, Tenn., for a does of reality, kicking off an adventure filled with the kind of fun, laughter and romance even Hannah Montana couldnt imagine.
DisneyPixar’s “Cars Toons,” is new animated short series directed by Academy Award®-winner John Lasseter. The series is centered on characters Mater and Lightning McQueen who were first introduced to audiences in the hugely popular 2006 Academy Award®-nominated animated film Cars. In “Rescue Squad Mater” Mater is a fire truck that rescues Lightning McQueen from a burning building. When McQueen is rushed to the hospital, he discovers that Mater is a doctor, too. “Mater the Greater” finds Mater as a famous daredevil who does all kinds of stunts. And Lightning McQueen becomes an unwilling participant in Mater’s greatest stunt ever. In “El Mater-dor” Mater is a famous bulldozer fighter in Spain. He’s so good, he’s able to fend off multiple bulldozers at once. Lightning McQueen joins Mater in this Tall Tale just as things are at their worst.
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade
The Emmy Award®-winning “Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade” celebrates its silver anniversary with a two-hour television extravaganza hosted by Regis Philbin, Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest airing Thursday, December 25 (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., ET and 9:00-11:00 a.m., CT, MT, PT; check local listings) on the ABC Television Network. Hollywood’s biggest names and Disney’s most beloved characters will bring the holiday magic home in song and style as they light up the holiday from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California. Performers include superstar sensation Miley Cyrus (“Hannah Montana”), Billy Ray Cyrus (“Hannah Montana”), the Jonas Brothers, Corbin Bleu, star of Disney’s blockbuster “High School Musical” films, and “American Idol” winner David Cook.