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New Solo: A Star Wars Story ‘Risk’ trailer is packed with action

Thu, 2018-04-19 12:44

A new TV spot for “Solo: A Star Wars Story” just dropped and it highlights the ‘Risk’ Han, Chewie, and the gang are at in the film. We also enjoyed hearing some new quips from Lando and his self-made droid L3-37 like when he calls Han and Chewie “hairy and...

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Susan Egan reflects on 24 years of Beauty and the Beast musical

Thu, 2018-04-19 12:06

Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ opened on Broadway 24 years ago this week. It was Disney’s first stage musical adaption of a beloved animated feature film and forever changed the way Broadway looks at musicals. It ran on Broadway for 13 years and had numerous touring productions. With songs by...

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge aerial photographs show wide range of construction

Thu, 2018-04-19 03:15

The Disneyland expansion that is Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge promises to remake the theme park experience as we know it. A totally immersive experience that will take you to a planet in the outer rim of the Star Wars galaxy and introduce guests to actual citizens of that world, along...

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Star Wars IX hires Victoria Mahoney as 2nd unit director

Wed, 2018-04-18 12:57

The Star Wars galaxy just got a little more diverse behind the lens. J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm just hired the first woman and first black woman to step behind the camera on a Star Wars film in any capacity. Victoria Mahoney has joined Star Wars: Episode IX as a second...

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Scope of Marvel Cinematic Universe examined in latest Infinity War featurette

Wed, 2018-04-18 12:29

“Avengers: Infinity War” is the 19th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The superbly successful superhero franchise has dozens of big name stars, some of the best directors working today, and a box office total that could fund a small nation. Before the Marvel Studios moves forward with its next...

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Millennial Pink tasty takeover at Walt Disney World has arrived

Tue, 2018-04-17 11:47

As I’m not a member of the Millennial generation myself, I can’t tell you how or why pink became emblematic of the generation’s fashion sense, but I am a fan of the color. It’s versatile, looks good on just about anybody, and generally signifies strawberry flavor, which is one of...

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Which ABC TV Shows are coming back and which are at risk for cancellation

Tue, 2018-04-17 11:20

With the return of Roseanne and the premier of American Idol, it has been a strong spring for Disney’s ABC Television Network. As with with every TV network, it’s not all sunshine and roses though, a number of shows are wrapping up or have been cancelled and there’s a long...

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Special Preview of Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World

Mon, 2018-04-16 11:39

Guests of Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney California Adventure theme parks can watch a special sneak peek of Pixar’s long awaited sequel of 2004’s “The Incredibles” beginning May 18. “Incredibles 2” picks up with the Parr family returning to the world created by director Brad Bird. Guests at Disneyland should...

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Sneak peek of Pixar Pier now open at Blue Sky Cellar in DCA

Mon, 2018-04-16 11:21

A preview of coming attractions is a tradition from the earliest days of Disneyland. Guests were encouraged to peek through a wall to see concept art of ‘Liberty Street’ that would be built just off Main Street. That tradition continues with Blue Sky Cellar at Disney California Adventure where guests...

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Pixar Play Zone child care opens at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Mon, 2018-04-16 03:54

Walt Disney World is offering a new way for kids, aged 4-12, to star in their own adventure-packed evening while the adults go out and have their own fun. The Pixar Play Zone at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is filled with interactive fun, arcade games, and kid friendly food. The new...

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Lucasfilm reveals ‘Crew’ a new TV spot for Solo: A Star Wars Story

Mon, 2018-04-16 03:29

Lucasfilm and Disney have shared a new teaser for “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” It shows just a bit more about the early days of Han Solo and his companion Chewbacca. We all love Chewbacca and he’s getting his moment in the sun in the latest TV trailer. The TV...

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Toy Story 4 finally gets a new release date, what we know about the Pixar film

Tue, 2018-04-10 11:47

Pixar Animation Studios is returning to their original feature film franchise Toy Story for a fourth film. It’s been a troubled production, but the story development process at Pixar is famed for producing box office hit after box office hit with rare exceptions. We’re looking at you “The Good Dinosaur.”...

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Latest TV spot for Avengers: Infinity War has Black Panther in spades

Tue, 2018-04-10 11:27

A new TV spot for Marvel Studios Avengers: Infinity War hops on the gravy train that is Black Panther’s box office attraction by putting a lot of Wakanda into the trailer. There’s also a ton of other new footage in its short runtime. The movie hits theaters on April 27th,...

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Woody’s Lunch Box menu preview from Toy Story Land

Tue, 2018-04-10 02:35

In Toy Story Land you may be shrunk down to toy size, but you’ll need to pack a big appetite. Disney announced the menu for Woody’s Lunch Box today and it’s huge. Woody’s is the primary food location for Toy Story Land, which opens June 30 this year. Since it...

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I4 upgrades will ease traffic but close Crossroads at Lake Buena Vista shopping center

Mon, 2018-04-09 11:44

If you’ve driven the I4 freeway recently then you know that traffic along the tourist corridor (basically from Davenport to Sand Lake Road) can be miserable at times. There is a long term plan to fix this from Florida’s department of transportation – it’s the second phase of the I4...

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Downtown Disney preparing to close several businesses to build new hotel

Mon, 2018-04-09 03:09

Disneyland’s decision to move their new luxury hotel from the parking lot next door to Downtown Disney to right on top of it, will result in a number of popular locations at Disneyland’s outdoor mall to close. Among the locations that will close shortly are ESPN Zone, AMC Downtown Disney...

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Solo: A Star Wars Story official trailer explodes onto the internet

Mon, 2018-04-09 02:24

Were you watching American Idol tonight? If not, you missed the exciting new extended trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story. The stand-alone Star Wars film will explore the origins of Han Solo and how he grew into the scoundrel, smuggler, and scruffy nerfherder we come to know and love...

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Marvel Studios Retrospective — Captain America: Civil War

Sat, 2018-04-07 18:28

Civil War may officially be a Captain America film but it could also be called Avengers 2.5. As our next Marvel Cinematic Universe retrospective series we look at how Captain America: Civil War is a culmination of many of the non-Infinity Stone threads that were woven throughout various Marvel movies...

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Disney teases giant AMP suit from Avatar coming to Pandora

Sat, 2018-04-07 02:36

We may not get 7 foot tall blue people (aka the Na’vi), but Disney is ready to introduce a giant walking mechanical AMP suit to Pandora – The World of Avatar. At this point there’s not much more than a teaser video and an image, but we’re told that is...

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Baltimore Ravens QB Robert Griffin III and Olympian Justin Gatlin spotted at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Sat, 2018-04-07 01:49

Olympic track star Justin Gatlin (left above) and NFL quarterback Robert Griffin III, who are both currently focused on resurrecting their professional careers, are at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex this week doing some training. That’s fitting when you consider that both are trying to make magic at the...

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