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'Prince of Persia' and 'Alice in Wonderland' Among D23's Line-Up

August 20, 2009 08:04:31 GMT

Walt Disney Studios has announced the full schedule and line-up for this year's D23 Expo which will run from September 10 to 13.


'Prince of Persia' and 'Alice in Wonderland' Among D23's Line-Up
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Exclusive sneak peeks at "Prince of Persia: Sands of Time" and "Alice in Wonderland" will be shown during the D23 Expo. On Wednesday, August 19, the Walt Disney Studios has revealed the matter through a press release for the upcoming event to be held in Anaheim, California from September 10 to 13.

In addition to those two highly anticipated movies, the mouse house will also unveil sneak peeks at its other upcoming movies that include "A Christmas Carol (2009)", "The Sorcerer's Apprentice", "Tron: Legacy" and "Old Dogs". Disney Studios Chairman Dick Cook will present all those previews at The Anaheim Convention Center.

Additionally, Disney unraveled that John Lasseter, the Chief Creative Officer of Disney/Pixar will discuss and show materials from such upcoming Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios' motion pictures as "The Princess and the Frog", "Rapunzel" and "Toy Story 3". The new Disney Digital 3-D versions of "Toy Story" and "Toy Story 2" will be among the U.S. premieres held at the expo.

Tickets to the D23 Expo are available at D23Expo.com. Full schedule of events can be read below. More detailed information about the expo's entertainment, events and special guests will be announced in the coming weeks.

"Prince of Persia: Sands of Time", in the meantime, is directed by "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" helmer Mike Newell, and starred by Jake Gyllenhaal and Gemma Arterton. The action adventure is set to be released in the U.S. May 28, 2010. Meanwhile, "Alice in Wonderland" is a Tim Burton project that is expected to come out in Disney Digital 3-D on March 5, 2010.

D23 Expo - Program of Events:

Thursday, September 10:
01:00 P.M. "Beauty and the Beast" panel discussion and screening of selected scenes in Disney Digital 3D
04:00 P.M. "The Lion King" music program
07:00 P.M. "The Boys: The Sherman Brothers Story" panel discussion/ screening
10:00 P.M. "Darby O'Gill and the Little People" screening

Friday, September 11:
11:00 A.M. Dick Cook / Walt Disney Studios presentation (in the Arena)
01:00 P.M. Screening of "The Nightmare Before Christmas" in Disney Digital 3D plus Tim Burton shorts, "Frankenweenie" and "Vincent"
04:00 P.M. "Tron" / "Tron: Legacy" presentation; Digital debut screening of original "Tron"
07:30 P.M. "Walt & El Grupo" presentation; Followed by screening of "Saludos Amigos"
10:00 P.M. "The Shaggy Dog" screening

Saturday, September 12:
10:00 A.M. Disneynature presentation
12:00 P.M. "Snow White" panel discussion; Followed by screening of Restored Print
03:00 P.M. "Princess and the Frog" presentation
05:30 P.M. "Prep and Landing" presentation
07:30 P.M. "Trail of the Panda" screening
10:00 P.M. "Sleeping Beauty" screening

Sunday, September 13:
11:00 A.M. John Lasseter / Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios presentation (in the Arena)
01:00 P.M. "Muppets" presentation
04:00 P.M. "Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure" screening
06:30 P.M. "Toy Story 3" presentation
07:00 P.M. "Toy Story" and "Toy Story 2" debuts in Disney Digital 3D

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