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Celebrity Spotting: Michael Rooker at Disneyland with you know who….

Wed, 2017-05-17 04:25

Michael Rooker plays Yondo in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy series. Without giving too much away, he’s the blue skinned leader of a band of Ravagers who abducts the young Peter Quill from Earth. Then rather than deliver Quill to his real father, he acts as a surrogate father raising...

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ABC places “The Good Doctor” on fall schedule

Wed, 2017-05-17 03:49

One of the early fall favorites on ABC has to be “The Good Doctor.” It follows Shaun Murphy (played by Freddie Highmore) as a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome who moves from a quiet country life to a major hospital’s surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable...

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80s sitcom Roseanne resurrected for ABC

Wed, 2017-05-17 03:36

Everything old is new again at Disney. 1980s ground-breaking family comedy “Roseanne” will return to ABC with the original cast. The reboot seems like a bit of risk, given how John Goodman’s character Dan was killed off in the last season. But I suspect the writers will do some magical...

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“Beauty and the Beast” coming to Blu-Ray and Digital HD on June 6

Tue, 2017-05-16 12:11

Disney remade its classic animated tale “Beauty and the Beast” into a wonderful live-action adaptation and brought the story and characters audiences know and love to spectacular life. Along the way they broke box-office records and made new fans of the story everywhere. Now the stunning, cinematic event arrives home...

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Videopolis: Beauty and the Beast A Capella Medley featuring Lexi Walker

Tue, 2017-05-16 11:37

In this week’s Videopolis, young chanteuse Lexi Walker joins forces with a talented group of students from Bringham Young University to perform a medley from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” Providing additional vocals is BYU Vocal Point and dancing from BYU Ballroom Dance Company. When you listen to this remember...

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New tram tractor model in use at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Tue, 2017-05-16 03:41

Disney has rolled out its first new tram tractor servicing the parking lot at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The new tugs are meant to provide a quieter, smoother ride for guests, and a safer more comfortable cabin for the drivers. It’s also believed to be more efficient energy consumption speaking, which...

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Marvel finally going full speed onto the small screen

Tue, 2017-05-16 03:36

Despite fans crying out for more TV shows, Marvel has been slow to deliver. For awhile we had two shows to enjoy, Agents of SHIELD and Agent Carter but they’ve been slow to green light any other shows, including Marvel’s Most Wanted featuring Adrianne Paleiki and Nick Blood’s characters from...

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 wins box office battle

Mon, 2017-05-15 11:36

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had another stellar weekend at the box office brigning in $63 million domestically to lead new challengers Snatched and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. Guardians’ domestic total is now $246M, which places it as the 9th highest grossing movie in the Marvel...

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Disneyland’s Fantasmic! will return with new scenes

Mon, 2017-05-15 11:23

Disneyland has been taking advantage of the downtime for the Rivers of America that was required to squeeze in the 14-acre Star Wars-themed land to also do a little re-imagining of the 25 year old fan favorite – Fantasmic! When it returns this summer the chow will retain its original...

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Agents of SHIELD character actor Powers Boothe dead at age 68

Mon, 2017-05-15 05:07

There were multiple reports on twitter tonight on the death of Powers Boothe at age 68. It was later confirmed by the trades. An acclaimed character actor, Boothe was known for playing the bad guy you loved to hate. He won an Emmy for portraying cult leader Jim Jones in...

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Has Pixar Lost its Way?

Mon, 2017-05-15 04:05

With Car 3 hitting theaters on June 16 and a fourth Toy Story already in the works, there’s a feeling highlighted by one Hollywood insider that Pixar studios is undergoing “a sort of creative bankruptcy.” A new article in The Atlantic makes the claim that Pixar has lost its way....

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Celebrities wish Disneyland Paris a happy anniversary

Fri, 2017-05-12 11:12

Disneyland Paris has kicked off its 25th Anniversary celebration and we’re wishing the entire cast a ‘Joyeux Anniversaire.’ Us fans are not the only people with well wishes for the park either, this cute video collects a bunch of world famous celebrities who offer anniversary wishes to the park: Even...

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Disney Cruise Line adds stop in Bermuda for first time, plus new Canadian port in Fall of 2018

Fri, 2017-05-12 02:14

It’s hard to believe that in the 18 years Disney Cruise Line has been sailing around the Caribbean it never took the trip northward to Bermuda. The beautiful island is pretty much halfway to Canada, making it the perfect spot for a destination sailing from or to New York. 2018...

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Groot joining Star-Lord and Gamora at Summer of Heroes Dance Party in California Adventure

Thu, 2017-05-11 18:10

With Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 at the top of the box office charts and Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout! preparing to open at Disney Calfornia Adventure, the Disneyland resort is pulling out all the stops. That includes a chance to party with Groot. Check out...

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‘Black-ish’ spin off moves from ABC to Freeform

Thu, 2017-05-11 11:58

One of the breakout stars from ABC’s award winning family comedy ‘Black-ish’ is Yara Shahidi. Her character had been highlighted as having enough potential to lead a spinoff. After filming a pilot, that project moved closer to getting the greenlight, but it won’t be on ABC; instead, according to Deadline...

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Tennis Superstar Serena Williams visits Pandora – The World of Avatar

Thu, 2017-05-11 03:21

Tennis superstar Serena Williams was spotted in Disney’s Animal Kingdom helping promote the park’s soon to open new land Pandora – The World Avatar. Apparently it’s okay to be pregnant and travel 4.5 light years away to the alien world of Pandora, at least when it’s replicated in Walt Disney...

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Cars 3 trailer explores rivalry between Lightning McQueen and new competition

Wed, 2017-05-10 11:53

When they say your time is up, it’s time to make your move. In Pixar Cars 3 mega-star Lightning McQueen faces what might be his most difficult foe ever, obsolescence. Faced with newer model cars that can race longer and faster, McQueen must look for outside help and inside himself...

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Final performance of Wishes fireworks at the Magic Kingdom is tomorrow night

Wed, 2017-05-10 11:37

There are just two nights left of the Magic Kingdom’s second-ever nightly fireworks spectacular – Wishes. Just two more chances for wishes and dreams to come true as Jiminy Cricket narrates the music from Disney’s classic animated movies. Wishes debuted as “Wishes: A Magical Gathering of Disney Dreams” in 2003...

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“Happily Ever After” Fireworks debut to be live streamed for remote fans

Wed, 2017-05-10 11:15

We’re a few nights away from a major transformation of Magic Kingdom’s night time fireworks show. “Happily Ever After” will debut on Friday May 12 as just the third nighttime spectacular to ever light the sky at the park. If you can’t physically be there for the debut performance, Disney...

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American Idol on ABC – My prescription for a successful reboot

Wed, 2017-05-10 03:10

The big news was made official yesterday on Good Morning America, the music competition reality TV show American Idol is coming to ABC with the first shows airing before the end of this year. The show is expected to get a makeover that includes new judges and even a new...

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