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D23 Members enjoy special benefits at D23 Expo 2017

Mon, 2017-04-17 11:41

It pays to be a paying member of D23, Disney’s official fan club. There are new and returning opportunities for D23 Gold and Charter Members, including priority seating at the Expo’s premiere events, as well as other benefits for Disney fans of all ages during the event, July 14–16 at...

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Star Wars droid BB-8 now greeting guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Mon, 2017-04-17 04:01

Star Wars Launch Bay at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is the hub of activity from that galaxy far, far away that we’re all so excited about. In addition to props, toys and memorabilia from your favorite Star Wars films, you can greet some favorite characters like Kylo Ren and Chewbacca. Now...

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Broadway’s original Belle sings songs from Beauty and the Beast

Mon, 2017-04-17 02:42

If you enjoyed the new live-action version of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” you’ll love this new video from “Broadway Princess Party” filmed in New York City’s 54 Below that celebrates Broadway’s original “Belle” – Susan Egan. The Broadway production of Beauty and the Beast marked Egan’s debut on the...

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Star Tours: The Adventures Continue adding planet from The Last Jedi

Mon, 2017-04-17 02:05

In all the huge news that was revealed during the last four days of Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, you may have missed the tidbit that Star Tours: The Adventures Continue will be getting a new destination – the planet Crait. The planet is rich with minerals and was previously...

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Disney and Lucasfilm focused on delivering something entirely new in Star Wars themed land

Sun, 2017-04-16 15:29

Disney Imagineers and Lucasfilm have shared new details about their collaboration on Star Wars-themed lands at Disneyland and Walt Disney World in a panel at Star Wars Celebration. The as-yet unnamed land, will is located somewhere in the Outer Rim of the Star Wars galaxy on the edge of the...

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Marvel opens up about Spider-Man: Homecoming

Sun, 2017-04-16 13:45

With Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 just a few weeks away and an awesome Thor: Ragnarok trailer that just dropped, it’s an exciting time to be a Marvel fan. In between those two movies, Spider-Man: Homecoming will be released and an interesting turn of events, the usually tight-lipped Marvel...

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The advanced digital projection technology behind Disney’s Happily Ever After fireworks show

Sat, 2017-04-15 21:06

In just a few weeks your next trip to the Magic Kingdom can end in a ‘Happily Ever After’ moment when the new fireworks and projection show debuts on May 12. The new show will replace Magic Kingdom’s current fireworks display “Wishes.” Since Wishes debuted in 2003, there’s been revolution...

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Star Wars Rebels trailer drops for fourth and final season

Sat, 2017-04-15 19:42

Ezra, Hera, Sabine, Chopper, Zeb, and Kanan. They’re the crew of The Ghost and over the first three seasons of Star Wars Rebels, we’ve seen them grow into a cohesive unit that’s at the core of the growing rebellion against the empire. We learned at Star Wars Celebrations that this...

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Carrie Fisher won’t be in Star Wars Episode IX after all

Sat, 2017-04-15 00:19

One sad piece of news came out of Star Wars Celebration today. We were sad to hear that Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy clarified an earlier news report about Carrie Fisher’s appearance as General Leia in Episode IX. In an interview Kennedy said that Fisher won’t be in the as yet...

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Teaser Trailer – We break it down

Fri, 2017-04-14 16:57

As expected the teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi dropped at the official mega Star Wars fan convention Star Wars Celebration in Orlando this morning. We’ve watched it a few times and think we have a pretty good idea of what’s going on. So here’s our breakdown of...

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi first trailer

Fri, 2017-04-14 15:52

This morning fans at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando were among the very first to see the new teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. It’s now online for us to share with you. The 8th film in the saga of the Skywalker family, The Last Jedi will follow...

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“Dolphins” announced as next movie from DisneyNature

Fri, 2017-04-14 12:38

With just a week until Earth Day and the theatrical debut of “Born in China,” Disneynature reveals a sneak peek at its next movie, “Dolphins,” which comes out in time for Earth Day 2018. This is DisneyNature’s first trip under-the-sea for a feature film. As a big fan of the...

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Club 33 soon to arrive at Walt Disney World

Fri, 2017-04-14 11:51

When Walt Disney built Disneyland he included a private dining room in the Red Wagon Inn restaurant(Now the Plaza Inn) where he could entertain corporate sponsors and prospects. By the time the 1960s rolled around Disneyland needed something a little more opulent. So with the construction of New Orleans Square,...

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Infinity Falls brings world’s tallest river rapid drop attraction to SeaWorld Orlando

Fri, 2017-04-14 10:51

SeaWorld Orlando has announced the next big attraction to make a splash at the park, Infinity Falls, a thrilling rapids ride will debut in Summer 2018. Guests will enjoy the brand new rainforest river experience, explore the surrounding village, and then the bravest can while plunge down the world’s tallest...

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A tribute to Carrie Fisher from Star Wars Celebration

Fri, 2017-04-14 01:51

This morning during the 40th Anniversary panel at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, FL, Lucasfilm and the people who new Carrie Fisher the best debuted a touching new tribute to her and the iconic character she played in the series – Princess Leia. Watching and try not to cry: Such...

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Star Wars elevates iconic female heroes in with new animated stories and toys

Thu, 2017-04-13 12:01

Star Wars Forces of Destiny, is a new line of in-canon storytelling that starts with a new series of animated video shorts, will give Star Wars’ Heroines and their empowering stories a few extra moments in the sun. Disney, I’m sure you won’t be surprised, will try to make a...

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Disenchanted puts hilarious spin on Disney Princesses

Thu, 2017-04-13 11:44

Thanks in large part to the story tellers at the Walt Disney Company, we’ve all grown up with certain versions of princess fairy-tales in our heads. Let’s just say that Disney has a loose relationship with the original stories. But what if those princesses had the opportunity to tell their...

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Thoughts on the Leaked Star Wars: Battlefront II Teaser

Thu, 2017-04-13 11:05

Yesterday, the first footage of Star Wars: Battlefront II (2017) was leaked 4 days in advance of its scheduled debut at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando. I’m a big fan of the Star Wars: Battlefront (2015), when you look at it as a whole with the downloadable content (DLC). It’s...

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast set to pass $1 billion at global box office

Wed, 2017-04-12 22:44

Cue up more remakes and re-imaginings of existing Disney properties. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is about to pass $1 billion at the global box office and it’s not done yet. The dazzling modern update to the 1991 animated classic is the second of Disney’s live-action remakes to earn more...

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Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary

Wed, 2017-04-12 11:28

Today marks the 25th Anniversary of Disneyland Paris and the park is celebrating all day long. Euro Disney, as Disneyland Paris was known when it opened, officially opened its gates on April 12, 1992. The park is full of guests today who want to celebrate. Additionally there will be events...

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