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Fans shocked by news about Groot’s fate from ‘Guardians’ director James Gunn

Wed, 2018-02-28 13:16

If you remember the end of Guardians of the Galaxy, the giant walking tree-like creature Groot sacrifices himself to save his friends as they plunge to the planet’s surface in the villain’s ship. The plan works, but leaves Rocket Raccoon distraught at the loss of his friend. However, during the...

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Disney World expands Minnie Van service

Wed, 2018-02-28 12:52

Disney has added more home resorts to its Minnie Van service at Walt Disney World. The alternate private vehicle transportation method will transport you and up to five other guests anywhere on Disney property for a flat fee of $25. Each Minnie Van carries with it two car seats for...

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Disneyland Paris to receive 2 billion euro expansion

Tue, 2018-02-27 13:30

It’s the day Disneyland Paris fans have been waiting for, Chair and CEO of The Walt Disney Company Robert A. Iger has announced plans for a 2 billion euro, multi-year expansion for Disneyland Paris alongside French President Emmanuel Macron at the Palais de l’Elysée in Paris. The new development will...

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‘Solo’ will be set very early in the Star Wars timeline

Tue, 2018-02-27 12:55

A new timeline from Lucasfilm reveals the next Star Wars movie — Solo: A Star Wars Story — will be one of the franchise’s oldest taking place before all but the prequel trilogy. The second stand alone Star Wars movie is still set in the same timeline as all the...

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New photo: X-wing Starfighter coming to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Tue, 2018-02-27 04:42

We were excited to see this photo of a X-wing Starfighter that is currently being developed for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. When Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens in 2019 it will transport guests to a remote trading port on the edge of space, where...

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Disney fulfills promise of Black Panther with $1 Million donation to Boys & Girls Club

Tue, 2018-02-27 02:43

The movie Black Panther shows the fictional nation of Wakanda that becomes a world power through the power of STEM (aka Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). So it’s appropriate that Disney is celebrating the record-breaking success of the Marvel movie with a $1 Million donation to expand STEM programs at...

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Would you stay at a Star Wars-themed hotel where every window has a view of space?

Mon, 2018-02-26 13:02

Star Wars themed resort promises to combine Disney’s famous level of luxury accommodations with complete immersion into an authentic Star Wars story. The groundbreaking hotel will sit right next to the Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park allowing resort guests to seamlessly interact with both the hotel and in Star Wars:...

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A Wrinkle in Time cast makes a surprise appearance at Disneyland

Mon, 2018-02-26 12:28

Disney’s big screen adaption of “A Wrinkle In Time” is one of the most anticipated films of 2018. Members of the cast – Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling and Storm Reid – made a surprise appearance at Disneyland appearing at a special preview of the film and later posing...

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Pixar’s Coco gets emojified

Mon, 2018-02-26 02:38

Pixar’s Coco is now available to download on Digital HD and on blu-ray DVD tomorrow, but you don’t have to wait as Disney has made available this crib sheet of Coco as told by Emoji. Pixar director Lee Unrich’s “love letter to Mexico” is extended onto the small screen in...

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Black Panther leaps to lead of box office again

Mon, 2018-02-26 01:47

Disney and Marvel are riding Black Panther all the way to bank of Wakanda thanks to a second incredible weekend at the box office. North American results included $108 million in ticket sales, making for the second biggest second weekend behind only Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The film brought...

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Marvel Studios retrospective: Iron Man 3

Fri, 2018-02-23 14:07

And now we come to what is probably the most divisive of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies – Iron Man 3. When it came out in 2013, there seemed to be no middle ground. You either loved the movie or you hated it. This division makes sense in a way....

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Visual Effects Society honors Disney projects, including ‘Avatar Flight of Passage’ and ‘Coco’

Fri, 2018-02-23 13:55

From the incredible landscape of Pandora – the World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom to the detailed world building involved in creating the city of the dead in Pixar’s Coco, Disney’s talented workers are all performing near the top level in their field. The Visual Effects Society (VES) recently...

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20th Anniversary fun announced for Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Fri, 2018-02-23 03:50

It seems like just last week we were celebrating the 10th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, but in reality another 10 years has come and gone and the park has spread its wings a bit as it prepares to enter its third decade. Walt Disney World’s 4th gate will mark...

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Disneyland converting Aladdin’s Oasis into Tropical Hideaway

Fri, 2018-02-23 03:10

For a few brief years in the mid-90s Disneyland’s Aladdin’s Oasis was home to a themed dinner show that was popular, but apparently not very profitable. It later became just a restaurant and finally a photo op location. Before that, of course, is was home to the Tahitian Terrace with...

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Disneyland prepares for new Pixar themed fireworks show

Thu, 2018-02-22 12:31

Get ready to stake out your spot on Main Street U.S.A., Disneyland is getting a new fireworks show this spring. When Pixar Fest launches on April 13, the sky high above Sleeping Beauty Castle will explode with fireworks of “Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular” designed and delivered by...

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Marvel’s Jessica Jones trailer draws us back into her chaotic world and we’re so ready

Thu, 2018-02-22 05:11

Jessica Jones is back… or at least she’s working through a few anger issues with the plans to be back. But then we know that the best laid plans often meet with an early demise in the world of Marvel’s Jessica Jones. Even Jones may need some help confronting with...

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Victoria & Albert’s adds a star in new Forbes Travel Guide

Thu, 2018-02-22 04:56

If you want the most upscale fine dining experience at Walt Disney World, you can do no better than Victoria & Albert’s inside The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. The restaurant just picked up a 5th star in the latest Forbes travel guide becoming one of the highest ranked restaurants...

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It’s a boy! Disney’s Animal Kingdom welcomes Augustus the baby hippo

Thu, 2018-02-22 04:12

Guests on Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction have been enjoying the site of a baby hippo since its birth was announced on January 13 by the park’s animal care experts. Since Disney prefers to give mom and child a chance to bond before they step in (as long as...

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. approaches its 100th Episode

Wed, 2018-02-21 12:52

The fifth season of “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” on ABC has taken the series into a future that looks bleak and desperate for humanity. After a short winter hiatus Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD returns in March with a pair of episodes that will test our favorite SHIELD agents like never...

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Star Wars: Galactic Nights returning to Disney’s Hollywood Studios May 27

Wed, 2018-02-21 12:36

Get ready to blast off to a galaxy far, far away when Disney brings back Star Wars: Galactic Nights for one night only at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The event celebrates the entire Star Wars saga with exclusive, out-of-this-world entertainment, encounters with Star Wars characters, a panel discussion with creators of...

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