November 3, 2011–The Walt Disney Studios proudly announced today that the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood will host a limited return engagement of two of this year’s most popular animated feature films, Cars 2 (in Disney 3D) and Winnie the Pooh.
Beginning Friday, November 4th, and running through November 20th, Winnie the Pooh will show daily at 10:45 a.m., 1:20 p.m. and 4:10 p.m., and Cars 2 in 3D will screen at 7:00 p.m.
Additionally, each screening of Cars 2 will be preceded by a new Pixar animated short, La Luna, and each screening of Winnie the Pooh will be preceded by the Disney animated short, The Ballad of Nessie.
As a special bonus before each screening of Winnie the Pooh, Winnie the Pooh himself will appear live on stage! In addition, The El Capitan Theatre will exhibit pieces of extraordinary art that went into the making of these films. There will also be a special Winnie the Pooh breakfast at 9:15 on Saturdays and Sundays.
Members of the following guilds are invited to present their membership cards at the box office to receive complimentary admission to attend any of the scheduled screenings with their families (up to 4 people): AMPAS, ACE, ADG, ASC, ASIFA, BAFTA, BFCA, CAS, CDG, DGA, HFPA, LAFCA, MPSE, PGA, SAG Nominating Committee and VES.
Directed by two-time Academy AwardÂ®-winner John Lasseter, the international blockbuster Cars 2 boasts an all-star voice cast that includes Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, John Turturro, Eddie Izzard, Bonnie Hunt, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Jason Isaacs and Joe Mantegna, and is the 12th feature-length animated film from Pixar Animation Studios. Pixar, winner of 29 Academy AwardsÂ® and seven Golden GlobesÂ®, celebrated its 25th anniversary this year.
Walt Disney Animation Studios returns to the Hundred Acre Wood with Winnie the Pooh, the first big-screen Pooh adventure from Disney’s feature animation studios in more than 35 years. With the timeless charm, wit and whimsy of the original featurettes, this all-new movie reunites audiences with the philosophical “bear of very little brain” and friends Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Owl, Kanga, Roo–and last, but certainly not least, Eeyore. The film is directed by Stephen Anderson and Don Hall.
For ticket and showtime information please visit www.elcapitantickets.com.
Or, call 1-800-DISNEY6.