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Disney’s ABC Network will spotlight the creators and stars of its biggest shows at D23 Expo

Fri, 2017-06-23 12:37

D23 Expo tries to encompass as many fans of the Disney empire as possible. That empire also includes the ABC television network and its shows. This year fans at the event will be among the first to learn the secrets of what’s ahead on ABC’s hit series Once Upon a...

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Disney CEO Bob Iger teases another theme park in a new Chinese city

Fri, 2017-06-23 12:21

In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Walt Disney Chair and CEO Bob Iger talks about the first anniversary of Shanghai Disneyland and the great “likelihood that Disney will build another theme park in China,” and that there’s a good chance it will be in a city beyond Shanghai or Hong...

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Disney Musicals in Schools program inspires students to learn

Fri, 2017-06-23 11:56

One of my favorite activities as a grammar and middle student were the field trips to see the final dress rehearsal of national and international stage productions and concerts as they came through town. It was a fantastic program from Portland’s school district. Seeing these performances inspired me to spread...

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EPCOT Food & Wine Festival “Eat to the Beat” concert series adds new acts

Fri, 2017-06-23 11:43

Now that Disney World has introduced a longer calendar for their popular EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival, the number of artists at their popular Eat to the Beat concert series has grown as well. This year a record 32 musical acts will rev up the fun on the America...

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Director Ron Howard selected to take over production of Star Wars stand-alone Han Solo film

Thu, 2017-06-22 15:40

Two days after announcing that its production of the second Star Wars anthology film, based on the young Han Solo character, would be parting ways with its directors, Lucasfilm has found a replacement director. Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard will take over the as-yet untitled Han Solo movie. “At Lucasfilm,...

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Disneyland’s Horses moved to new Circle D Ranch location

Thu, 2017-06-22 11:59

Earlier in June, Disneyland held an open house and dedication for its new Circle D Ranch location. Although it’s further away from the resort, requiring transport via trailer every day, the new ranch is a state of the art facility for Disney’s stable of equine animals. The old location had...

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Fourth of July options at Walt Disney World for 2017

Thu, 2017-06-22 02:39

For the last half-dozen years or so, Walt Disney World has been atop many lists of where to spend the fourth of July weekend with your family or friends. It’s definitely at the top of ours. If you want to celebrate the red, white and blue this Fourth of July...

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Orlando Magic to sport Walt Disney World logo on NBA Jersey

Thu, 2017-06-22 01:38

With the NBA Draft coming up the Orlando Magic are looking to add a little extra spell-power to their roster in the form of their first on jersey sponsor. Walt Disney World and the Orlando Magic just announced today, that the Magic’s jersey for the upcoming NBA season will feature...

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Recipe: Delicious Pineapple Cream Cheese Spring Rolls) from Pandora – the World of Avatar

Wed, 2017-06-21 11:01

When you travel to Pandora – the World of Avatar the extra-ordinary otherworldly experiences don’t end with the attractions, Disney’s chefs have created corresponding culinary treats that will transport your tastebuds to Pandora too. One of our favorite treats were the very velvety treats the locals call “Pongu Lumpia” but...

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Star Wars Han Solo film replaces directors

Wed, 2017-06-21 01:47

A note from the world of Star Wars today. The co-directors of the untitled Han Solo film have left the production. The film is still expected to make its May 2018 release date, but no new director has been announced yet. “Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are talented filmmakers who...

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Actor Stephen Lang shares his impressions of Pandora – the World of Avatar

Tue, 2017-06-20 03:18

Many of the cast of James Cameron’s movie “Avatar,” you know the one that broke all records at the box office earning over $2.2 billion, made the trip to Disney’s Animal Kingdom for the dedication of Pandora – The World of Avatar. Among them was Stephen Lang, who plays the...

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Disney’s Frozen musical starts rehearsals with Broadway in mind

Tue, 2017-06-20 02:54

The first day of rehearsals for Disney’s new Broadway bound musical Frozen just took place. The show is destined to join Disney hits Aladdin and The Lion King on Broadway in the spring of 2018 at the St. James Theatre. In the meantime it will be playing out-of-town in the...

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Disney Legend Paige O’Hara visits Walt Disney World, talks Beauty and the Beast

Mon, 2017-06-19 12:06

In 1991 Paige O’Hara brought Belle’s voice to life in the animated feature Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. O’Hara recently vacationed at Walt Disney World where she stopped to share her memories of the promotional tour for the original movie, including leaving her hand prints in front of the Chinese...

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What’s next for Disney consumer products and gaming to be revealed at D23 Expo

Mon, 2017-06-19 11:50

It’s not a joke to say that Disney would not be nearly as profitable without its world class Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) division. Their talents combine all the various other divisions into one merchandise and licensing money making machine. It’s also the way for the company to...

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Disney Style launches Design Challenge online series

Mon, 2017-06-19 11:27

If you love Disney and fashion, Disney Bounding or just looking dapper when you head out to the parks or movies, then you’ll love this new series from Disney Style. The Disney Design Challenge is following fashion design students from the Otis College of Art and Design as they compete...

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Cruz Ramirez from Cars 3 rolls into Disney Theme Parks for meet and greets

Mon, 2017-06-19 11:13

“Cars 3,” the number one movie this weekend, introduces a new star to the world of Pixar. The yellow race car Cruz Ramirez is introduced as the plucky trainer for the down-on-his-luck racing star Lightning McQueen. By the end of the movie she’s playing a more central role to the...

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“Cars 3” opens atop Box Office, but lowest for Pixar’s Cars franchise

Mon, 2017-06-19 05:25

Pixar’s latest movie ‘Cars 3’ debuted at the top of the box office charts in the US with a strong $53.5M, making it the 16th Pixar film to open in the number one position. Unfortunately, it is also the worst opening yet for the three-picture Cars franchise. If there’s a...

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The Broadway bound musical production of Disney’s Frozen announces full cast and creative team

Sun, 2017-06-18 00:42

With stage productions of Disney’s animated feature mega-hit “Frozen” already in place at Disneyland and the Disney Cruise Line, it’s already plain to see that the tale of two sisters from Arendelle translates well to the stage. But now, Disney Theatrical Productions is assembling a cast and crew with the...

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Monorail Blue loses parts becomes stuck at Walt Disney World

Fri, 2017-06-16 19:00

Earlier this afternoon Monorail Blue was traveling on the EPCOT monorail loop when a person reported that a piece of metal and some other parts broke off the monorail landing about 10 feet away from him in the Amaze parking lot. @WESH this just flew off the monorail at epcot...

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D23 Expo 2017 reveals list of special guests and more great panels

Fri, 2017-06-16 12:01

With Disneyland at its center, Anaheim, CA is already the spiritual home of the Disney fan. Every two years the party moves across the street to the Anaheim Convention Center for the D23 Expo, which is a three-day spectacular chock full of ways to celebrate the fandom. This year the...

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