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Meet the crew of Solo: A Star Wars Story in new character posters

Tue, 2018-04-24 11:44

A month from now Star Wars fans will be lining up to see the first preview Thursday night showings of “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” the movie that promises to give the origin story for one of Star Wars most iconic duos – Han Solo and Chewbacca. It takes a...

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Toy Story Land Marquee installed as opening nears

Tue, 2018-04-24 11:14

The marquee that will welcome guests into Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is now up just beyond the construction walls. Toy Story Land will shrink guests down to the size of toys to play in Andy’s backyard and experience three main attractions, Toy Story Mania, Alien Swirling Saucers,...

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Walt Disney World searching for 3,500 new cast members

Mon, 2018-04-23 11:43

Want to work for Mickey Mouse? The annual spring hiring event at Walt Disney World is underway as part of an effort to fill over 3,500 roles across the resort. Available positions include full-time, part-time and seasonal roles within housekeeping, transportation, lifeguard, food and beverage and many more. Some positions...

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom 20th Anniversary celebrates cast members

Mon, 2018-04-23 11:19

Yesterday Disney’s Animal Kingdom observed Earth Day which also happens to be the anniversary of the park’s official dedication in 1998. The last twenty years of magical adventures and unforgettable experiences would not have been possible without all the incredible cast members who work at the park. So before we...

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Disneynature’s Penguins official trailer debuts

Mon, 2018-04-23 01:14

Meet Steve. He’s the star of the next DisneyNature movie “Penguins.” For Earth Day 2018, DisneyNature premiered the first trailer for “Penguins” which itself debuts on Earth Day 2019. If it lives up to “Bears” and “Chimpanzee,” it should be a great film. Although “Earth” did focus on Polar Bears...

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Key players in the creation of Disney’s Animal Kingdom reflect on its 20th Anniversary

Sun, 2018-04-22 02:10

The genesis of Disney’s Animal Kingdom can be found in Walt Disney himself. Walt had a passion for nature and wildlife which was reflected in his choice of subjects for animation movies (such as Bambi) and in his first live-action film series (the True Life Adventures). So when Walt Disney...

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Marvel Studios Retrospective: Doctor Strange and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Sat, 2018-04-21 15:32

If we’re going to finish this retrospective in time for Avengers: Infinity War, we’ll need to double up these last few movies in our Marvel Studios Retrospective series. So buckle up tight and stow those capes, we’re racing to the finish line with a look back at Doctor Strange and...

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Disney plans interactive mobile app to augment theme park experience

Fri, 2018-04-20 11:46

Guests of Disneyland and Walt Disney World will soon have a new virtual layer to explore while at the parks with the all-new Play Disney Parks app. Coming this summer for iOS and Android users, the free mobile app will add exclusive play experiences allowing guests to interact with the...

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Disney Channel Go! Fan Fest kicks off summer of fun at Disneyland on May 12

Fri, 2018-04-20 11:29

A new event at Disneyland on May 12 will bring some of that famous synergy to the park by bringing Disney Channel stars off the screen and into the parks. The Disney Channel Go! Fan Fest will kick off a summer of kid friendly programming featuring live-action and animated comedies...

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Disney aims to power two parks with solar power by end of year

Fri, 2018-04-20 04:37

Earth Day is almost here and we’re getting ready to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. When you visit Animal Kingdom, you can’t help but feel a part of nature and understand the importance of conserving it for future generations. Conservation of energy is an important part of...

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New Solo: A Star Wars Story ‘Risk’ trailer is packed with action

Thu, 2018-04-19 12:44

A new TV spot for “Solo: A Star Wars Story” just dropped and it highlights the ‘Risk’ Han, Chewie, and the gang are at in the film. We also enjoyed hearing some new quips from Lando and his self-made droid L3-37 like when he calls Han and Chewie “hairy and...

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Susan Egan reflects on 24 years of Beauty and the Beast musical

Thu, 2018-04-19 12:06

Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ opened on Broadway 24 years ago this week. It was Disney’s first stage musical adaption of a beloved animated feature film and forever changed the way Broadway looks at musicals. It ran on Broadway for 13 years and had numerous touring productions. With songs by...

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge aerial photographs show wide range of construction

Thu, 2018-04-19 03:15

The Disneyland expansion that is Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge promises to remake the theme park experience as we know it. A totally immersive experience that will take you to a planet in the outer rim of the Star Wars galaxy and introduce guests to actual citizens of that world, along...

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Star Wars IX hires Victoria Mahoney as 2nd unit director

Wed, 2018-04-18 12:57

The Star Wars galaxy just got a little more diverse behind the lens. J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm just hired the first woman and first black woman to step behind the camera on a Star Wars film in any capacity. Victoria Mahoney has joined Star Wars: Episode IX as a second...

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Scope of Marvel Cinematic Universe examined in latest Infinity War featurette

Wed, 2018-04-18 12:29

“Avengers: Infinity War” is the 19th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The superbly successful superhero franchise has dozens of big name stars, some of the best directors working today, and a box office total that could fund a small nation. Before the Marvel Studios moves forward with its next...

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Millennial Pink tasty takeover at Walt Disney World has arrived

Tue, 2018-04-17 11:47

As I’m not a member of the Millennial generation myself, I can’t tell you how or why pink became emblematic of the generation’s fashion sense, but I am a fan of the color. It’s versatile, looks good on just about anybody, and generally signifies strawberry flavor, which is one of...

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Which ABC TV Shows are coming back and which are at risk for cancellation

Tue, 2018-04-17 11:20

With the return of Roseanne and the premier of American Idol, it has been a strong spring for Disney’s ABC Television Network. As with with every TV network, it’s not all sunshine and roses though, a number of shows are wrapping up or have been cancelled and there’s a long...

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Special Preview of Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World

Mon, 2018-04-16 11:39

Guests of Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney California Adventure theme parks can watch a special sneak peek of Pixar’s long awaited sequel of 2004’s “The Incredibles” beginning May 18. “Incredibles 2” picks up with the Parr family returning to the world created by director Brad Bird. Guests at Disneyland should...

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Sneak peek of Pixar Pier now open at Blue Sky Cellar in DCA

Mon, 2018-04-16 11:21

A preview of coming attractions is a tradition from the earliest days of Disneyland. Guests were encouraged to peek through a wall to see concept art of ‘Liberty Street’ that would be built just off Main Street. That tradition continues with Blue Sky Cellar at Disney California Adventure where guests...

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Pixar Play Zone child care opens at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Mon, 2018-04-16 03:54

Walt Disney World is offering a new way for kids, aged 4-12, to star in their own adventure-packed evening while the adults go out and have their own fun. The Pixar Play Zone at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is filled with interactive fun, arcade games, and kid friendly food. The new...

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