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Emily Blunt boards Disney’s Jungle Cruise with Dwayne Johnson

Wed, 2018-01-31 04:40

Emily Blunt, who will appear on the big screen later this year as the title character in Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” has just been announced as the newest cast member Disney’s “Jungle Cruise.” The movie uses Disneyland’s classic theme park attraction as the jumping off point for its story and...

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Oh My Disney collection brings Gen Z and Millennial appeal to the Disney Store and shopDisney

Tue, 2018-01-30 12:19

For a while Disney fans of a certain young, aspiring age, have been taking it upon themselves to produce the sort of merchandise that they would like to see Disney sell in their own online stores. Disney Store has finally listened and teamed up with Disney’s in-house millennial and Gen...

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Star Wars Galactic Nights will return for launch of Solo: A Star Wars Story

Tue, 2018-01-30 03:28

With Star Wars: Galactic Edge not opening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios until 2019, the big Star Wars event of 2018 will be the world premiere of the second ever stand-alone film “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” To celebrate Walt Disney World is bringing back its very limited theme park party...

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VIDEO: John Williams conducts Star Wars opening fanfare for score of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Tue, 2018-01-30 02:58

American composer John Williams will turn 86 in a few weeks on February 8. Among his many notable film scores are Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Superman, Indiana Jones, and the themes for early Jurassic Park and Harry Potter films. He’s clearly a national treasure. Of course, Williams...

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Marvel Studios Retrospective: Thor

Tue, 2018-01-30 02:11

If you’re Marvel, and your first three movies are science fiction relying heavily on things like arc reactors, gamma radiation and discovering new elements how do you go about introducing magic into this world? Marvel chose to go down the well-worn path of turning gods into aliens and magic into...

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Tempting new treats at ESPN Wide World of Sport’s new Arena

Mon, 2018-01-29 04:58

Earlier this month The Arena at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex opened with a big ceremony and plans to make sports, dance, and cheer dreams come true for thousands of competitors. Of course, competitors bring with them families to support them. All of them bring appetites, so it’s a...

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Disney’s Box Office Weekend Report – A strong finish for Coco, high mark for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Mon, 2018-01-29 03:37

Thanks to a strong international box office Pixar’s Coco came in 6th at the worldwide results this weekend with a take of $15 Million. That brings the film to more than $680M worldwide and over $202M domestically. That places it 7th on Pixar’s list of best performing films for worldwide...

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Special screening of Disney’s Cool Runnings as Winter Olympics get started

Mon, 2018-01-29 03:11

With the Winter Olympics coming up, it’s the perfect time to celebrate Disney’s classic sports movie – Cool Runnings. On Thursday February 8, the El Capitan Theater will have a special one-night only screening of Cool Runnings to celebrate the film’s 25th anniversary and the commencement of the 2018 Winter...

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Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time new trailer is a gift

Mon, 2018-01-29 02:21

In the new Ava DuVernay directed movie “A Wrinkle in Time” we follow the young girl Meg’s journey to find the courage to face the darkness, be a warrior, and rescue her father. Along the way the audience will be treated to stunning worlds and creatures we’ve only read about...

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Club Mickey Mouse Theme Song

Sun, 2018-01-28 19:18

It’s not your father’s Mickey Mouse Club. The full music video for the Club Mickey Mouse theme song is here and it’s a hip hop update to the classic tune. The song is performed by all eight Mouseketeers (Regan Aliyah, Jenna Alvarez, Ky Baldwin, Gabe De Guzman, Leanne Tessa Langston,...

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Adventures by Disney expands its cruise vacation options for 2019

Thu, 2018-01-25 12:47

Disney finally figured out a way to offer its world famous customer service-centric travel experiences beyond the gates of its world class theme parks. Disney first brought the magic to the high seas with Disney Cruise Line and then to beautiful and historic destinations around the globe with Adventures by...

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Fans of the winning Super Bowl team can celebrate with special deal at Swan & Dolphin Resort.

Thu, 2018-01-25 05:38

There’s more at stake than just who gets to take home the Lombardi trophy in the NFL’s Super Bowl this year, fans of winning team in the big game between Philadelphia and New England will get to celebrate their championship with a special offer from the Walt Disney World Swan...

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Epic Star Wars and Marvel Disney Cruise sailings announced for 2019

Thu, 2018-01-25 05:09

We just talked about how some of the 2018 Star Wars Day at Sea cruises on the Disney Fantasy were still available for booking, but if you want to plan a little further ahead, you’ll be happy to hear that Disney Cruise Line has announced the return of both the...

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Novelization of Star Wars: The Last Jedi to restore scenes cut from movie

Thu, 2018-01-25 04:58

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi we follow the further adventures Rey and her friends Finn, Poe, BB-8 and General Leia Organa. We also finally get to see what Luke Skywalker has been up to. A new novelization written by New York Times bestselling author Jason Fry will be hitting...

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Disneyland announces Ballast Point brewery coming to Downtown Disney

Thu, 2018-01-25 03:29

Disneyland’s big shopping and dining district, Downtown Disney, is in the middle of a major transformation. Multiple new venues and significant refurbishments to dining and retail locations, including the World of Disney store, will be completed throughout the year while Downtown Disney remains open to guests. Disney promises a fresh,...

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Disney offers 125,000 employees $1000 bonus and more tuition assistance.

Wed, 2018-01-24 12:42

Most hourly and salary employees at The Walt Disney Company will find a little extra cheese in their paychecks this year. The company is making two $500 bonus payments to its 125,000 employees. Additionally, Disney will launch a new higher education tuition assistance program for hourly employees, starting with a...

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Marvel Studios’ Black Panther Featurette explores the hidden nation of Wakanda

Wed, 2018-01-24 03:27

You can’t have a Black Panther movie without an exploration of the hidden nation of Wakanda. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the African country is technologically advanced and the home to the much sought after natural resource vibranium, which is the material used for Captain America’s shield and the Black...

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Marvel Studios Retrospective: Iron Man 2 – 2010

Wed, 2018-01-24 02:42

2009 was a quiet year for the Marvel Cinematic Universe as no movies were released that year. It was, however, a BIG year for Marvel Studios as 2009 was the year it was bought by Disney. From here on out, Marvel would no longer be fledgling movie studio. Also from...

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March 2018 Treasures from the Disney Vault schedule is here

Wed, 2018-01-24 02:24

Turner Classic Movies has revealed their schedule for Hollywood classics in March of 2018. Among the films are the next set of “Treasures from the Disney Vault.” Even though Disney ended the short-lived TCM sponsorship of the Great Movie Ride last year, it’s great to see the cable channel wants...

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Disney movies earn 10 Academy Awards nominations

Tue, 2018-01-23 18:53

Nominations for the 2018 Academy Awards were announced this morning. The Walt Disney company has 10 films nominated in 9 categories with a few leading Oscar contenders, like Pixar’s Coco for best Animated Feature and Best Song. Here is the complete list: Animated Feature Film – Coco Production Design –...

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