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Haunted Mansion cross-over finds Ducktales and Baymax visiting attraction

Fri, 2017-10-06 17:51

In some of that famous synergy, Disneyland’s famous Haunted Mansion attraction has become the setting for a trio of entertaining stop-motion animation on-air promotional videos that feature popular Disney characters from “Ducktales,” “Big Hero 6 The Series,” and “Star vs. The Forces of Evil.” Characters from the show have their...

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Disney Now combines four apps into one

Fri, 2017-10-06 11:38

Prior to last week, if you wanted to watch any Disney television from your tablet or phone, you needed up to four different apps: The Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior and Freeform. For music lovers, there was also the Radio Disney app. On September 29, Disney made the wise...

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Wheel of Fortune to tape episodes at Epcot for show’s 35th anniversary season

Fri, 2017-10-06 11:33

Get ready to spin the wheel and solve the puzzle, the hit TV game show Wheel of Fortune will tape 15 episodes at Epcot in celebration of the show’s 35th anniversary season. In mid-October hosts Pat Sajak and Vanna White will join contestants from all over the country as they...

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Mandarin Production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Broadway Musical Coming to Shanghai Disney Resort

Thu, 2017-10-05 11:40

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning hit Broadway musical, is coming to life in Mandarin on the Walt Disney Grand Theater stage at Shanghai Disney in 2018. The new show is recruiting China’s music theatre stars as well as up and coming talent from across China at both invited...

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A look ahead at Marvel’s big small screen expansion

Thu, 2017-10-05 11:31

Marvel is quite busy on the big screen, but they are even busier getting shows ready for the small screen. The efforts goes beyond Disney’s owned and operated channels including a variety of online streaming services and other broadcast networks. It can be a bit confusing, but we have a...

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Soundtrack to Pixar’s Coco to feature original songs, memorable score, and more

Thu, 2017-10-05 11:16

As Pixar’s “Coco” heads into theaters this Thanksgiving, we’re getting our first look at the details of the film’s soundtrack. The movie features an original score from Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino, a song by Oscar winners Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and additional songs co-written by Germaine Franco and co-director...

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Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas live-in-concert comes To Brooklyn

Wed, 2017-10-04 12:30

Fans of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas are in for a real treat this December 6 and 7 when a special live-in-concert event will come to Barlcays Center in Brooklyn. The concert includes a screening of the movie with the music performed live by a full orchestra and choir,...

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Marvel’s The Punisher coming to Netflix in 2017… but when?

Wed, 2017-10-04 12:21

Up until Marvel’s The Defenders, Marvel’s Netflix shows haven’t included any post-credit scenes that have become iconic for their big screen counterparts. But they surprised fans by attaching a teaser trailer for The Punisher at the end of The Defenders. What surprised fans even more was that the trailer revealed...

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Make-A-Wish Shanghai Grants Its Very First Wish at Shanghai Disney

Wed, 2017-10-04 12:12

The first official Make-A-Wish® Shanghai wish was granted at Shanghai Disney recently, which hosted Yuanbao, a seven-year-old boy, and his family from China’s Anhui Province His wish was to meet Olaf from the hit Disney animated film Frozen, and Shanghai Disney did that and more. At the Royal Banquet Hall...

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Thor: Ragnarok is Coming, But What’s Next from Marvel Studios?

Tue, 2017-10-03 11:48

Thor: Ragnarok, the third installment of the Thor movies hits theaters in about a month but, as always, Marvel is already looking into the future. So, where is the Marvel Cinematic Universe headed in the next few years? Great question! Black Panther – February 16, 2018 What We Know So...

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Lionel Richie Confirmed as Third Judge for American Idol Reboot

Tue, 2017-10-03 11:34

Singer-songwriter, record producer and international superstar Lionel Richie has been officially confirmed as the third, and final judge for the upcoming American Idol reboot on ABC. From his early days with The Commodores through his expansive solo career, the music icon is one of only two songwriters in history to...

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Disney CEO confirms death of Disneyland employee in Las Vegas shooting

Tue, 2017-10-03 11:17

The tragic shooting in Las Vegas has stretched its sad arms into the Disney community. Yesterday reports began to trickle in of news about current and former Disneyland cast members who were murdered or wounded in the attack. Last night, Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed the news in a statement:...

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Behind-the-scenes on Disney Dream production of Beauty and the Beast

Mon, 2017-10-02 11:50

The Disney Dream may have a sore rump right now, but inside the ship is some of Disney’s highest quality family entertainment ever produced. Disney Cruise Line plans to take that to a new level with their production of “Beauty and the Beast” live musical, which debuts this November. This...

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D23 Disney Fan Club announces 2018 slate of events

Mon, 2017-10-02 11:30

If you’re a big fan of the Walt Disney Company, and if you’re reading this blog, that’s a pretty safe bet, one of the best sources of unique experiences and events is the official Disney fan club – D23. The club just had its ‘fan’-iversary on October 1 where it...

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Disney Dream suffers hull damage docking in the Bahamas this morning

Sat, 2017-09-30 22:33

The stern area of the Disney Dream cruise ship suffered a large dent in its hull while docking in Nassau, Bahamas this morning. The ship was back into the dock when the collision took place. No reports or injuries and all the damage looks to be above the water line....

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Disney World extends 20% dining discounts for Annual Passholders

Sat, 2017-09-30 21:42

As part of its 45th Anniversary, Walt Disney World offered its Annual Passholders a gift of a 20% discount at dozens of restaurants across the theme parks and resorts. The discounts were supposed to expire when the resort turned 46 this Sunday, but Disney has now said that the dining...

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Is a Hocus Pocus sequel coming to Disney Channel?

Fri, 2017-09-29 12:08

It’s a Halloween tradition, the annual watching of the hilarious “Hocus Pocus.” The 1993 film has become a beloved cult classic with fans of all generations. Many fans, and even some of the film’s stars, have even been demanding a sequel. Sarah Jessica Parker has said she would be on...

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Hocus Pocus & Nightmare Before Christmas have home at El Capitan Theatre this October

Fri, 2017-09-29 11:41

Disney’s legendary El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, CA is your destination this October for two Halloween season traditions: Disney’s beloved “Hocus Pocus” October 6-15, followed by the 24th annual presentation of Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” October 20-31, in 3D with spine-tingling interactive 4D sensory effects, including wind, snow,...

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