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Is Is Star Wars science, like Bacta Tanks and Carbonite, for real? Answers may surprise you

Wed, 2017-10-11 11:39

Are you’re a Star Wars fan who has been wondering if some of that technology we see in the movies might be possible in real life? I have bad news for you. It’s fantasy and a lot of that stuff just isn’t possible. But there are a few technologies that...

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Disney chops beanstalk out from under Gigantic, ending the production

Wed, 2017-10-11 04:04

Based on concept art like you see above, fans of Walt Disney Animation Studios had really been looking forward to a new movie called “Gigantic,” an adaption of the classic fairy-tale “Jack and the Beanstalk” set in Spain. Unfortunately, that project has now been dropped by Disney. This is not...

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Olaf’s Frozen Adventure reveals soundtrack details and we can’t let it….

Wed, 2017-10-11 03:15

“Olaf’s Frozen Adventure” is an animated 21-minute mini-feature that will play in front of Pixar’s “Coco” when it opens in theaters on November 22, 2017. You may have heard of its big cousin, the mega box office hit “Frozen.” The soundtrack for the animated feature helped propel it into the...

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The Polite Pig at Disney Springs revises menu

Wed, 2017-10-11 02:34

One of my favorite additions in the new Disney Springs expanded restaurant list is The Polite Pig. It’s an upgraded take on the Quick Service location with optional table service that makes the dining experience more pleasant. The concept is from local culinary legends James and Julie Petrakis and James’...

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Pixar’s “Coco” adorns Southwest airline plane for movie promotion

Tue, 2017-10-10 11:44

Southwest and Pixar debuted a “Coco” themed Boeing 737-700 aircraft that will soon be fly among the carrier’s nearly 100 destinations throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean through the end of 2017. On hand to help unveil the plane were Lee Unkrich (Director), Darla Anderson (producers), Anthony...

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – new trailer and poster

Tue, 2017-10-10 02:00

Hot on the heels of a new poster for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, a new trailer debuted during tonight’s Monday Night Football game on ESPN. The new poster features a largely red and white theme. The hooded Jedi Master Luke Skywalker stares directly out at the viewer from the...

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Stay warm in new Thor-inspired Menswear Sweaters from Josh Bennett

Mon, 2017-10-09 22:40

It doesn’t get cold enough for sweaters in Orlando very often, but if it did, I’d want one of these fantastic sweaters. They’re subtle enough that if you didn’t know they were from the Marvel universe you couldn’t tell, but fans will do a double-take at the Thor, Loki, and...

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Holiday dining outside the parks at Walt Disney World

Mon, 2017-10-09 11:52

We all know that Walt Disney World really knows how to out the yuletide spirit in its theme parks, but the warmth of the holiday season also extends to more than 25 Disney resorts. We often spend a whole day exploring the resort’s holiday displays and activities and still can’t...

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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD reveals premiere date for exciting 5th season

Mon, 2017-10-09 11:33

After a very successful fourth season, Marvel revealed that Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD fifth season premiere will take place on Friday, December 1 on ABC. The two-hour premiere will start at 8pm EST. The announcement was made at the New York City Comic-Con where members of the show had gathered...

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New mermaid series “Siren” to premiere on International Mermaid Day

Sun, 2017-10-08 17:14

Mermaids are the new vampires. At least that’s what Disney’s cable channel Freeform is hoping with their new TV series “Siren.” The show had a panel at this week’s New York City Comic-Con where they debuted a first-look clip of the new series. To the packed room of nearly 1000...

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Tickets Will Go On Sale Tomorrow

Sun, 2017-10-08 15:39

There was no new Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer for Star Wars fans at New York City Comic-Con, but they did make a big announcement today that the next trailer for The Last Jedi will premiere during ESPN’s Monday Night Football’s halftime break. Immediately after that tickets for select...

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Watch first trailer for Marvel’s Runaways coming to Hulu

Sat, 2017-10-07 12:54

The first trailer for Marvel’s teen super hero TV show “Runaways” debuted yesterday at the New York City Comic-Con. The show will run exclusively on Hulu, a first for Disney and Marvel. Based off a very popular 2003 graphic novel from Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona, the story follows...

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Halloween Spooktacular at SeaWorld offers real family fun & value

Sat, 2017-10-07 12:32

The Disney Blog sent guest writer Lisa Defrin to SeaWorld Orlando to see how they celebrate Halloween in the park. SeaWorld provided admission for Lisa and her two kids to give them a chance to explore and sample everything about the event. It turns out SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular is a...

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Haunted Mansion cross-over finds Ducktales and Baymax visiting attraction

Fri, 2017-10-06 17:51

In some of that famous synergy, Disneyland’s famous Haunted Mansion attraction has become the setting for a trio of entertaining stop-motion animation on-air promotional videos that feature popular Disney characters from “Ducktales,” “Big Hero 6 The Series,” and “Star vs. The Forces of Evil.” Characters from the show have their...

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Disney Now combines four apps into one

Fri, 2017-10-06 11:38

Prior to last week, if you wanted to watch any Disney television from your tablet or phone, you needed up to four different apps: The Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior and Freeform. For music lovers, there was also the Radio Disney app. On September 29, Disney made the wise...

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Wheel of Fortune to tape episodes at Epcot for show’s 35th anniversary season

Fri, 2017-10-06 11:33

Get ready to spin the wheel and solve the puzzle, the hit TV game show Wheel of Fortune will tape 15 episodes at Epcot in celebration of the show’s 35th anniversary season. In mid-October hosts Pat Sajak and Vanna White will join contestants from all over the country as they...

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Mandarin Production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Broadway Musical Coming to Shanghai Disney Resort

Thu, 2017-10-05 11:40

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning hit Broadway musical, is coming to life in Mandarin on the Walt Disney Grand Theater stage at Shanghai Disney in 2018. The new show is recruiting China’s music theatre stars as well as up and coming talent from across China at both invited...

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A look ahead at Marvel’s big small screen expansion

Thu, 2017-10-05 11:31

Marvel is quite busy on the big screen, but they are even busier getting shows ready for the small screen. The efforts goes beyond Disney’s owned and operated channels including a variety of online streaming services and other broadcast networks. It can be a bit confusing, but we have a...

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Soundtrack to Pixar’s Coco to feature original songs, memorable score, and more

Thu, 2017-10-05 11:16

As Pixar’s “Coco” heads into theaters this Thanksgiving, we’re getting our first look at the details of the film’s soundtrack. The movie features an original score from Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino, a song by Oscar winners Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and additional songs co-written by Germaine Franco and co-director...

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Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas live-in-concert comes To Brooklyn

Wed, 2017-10-04 12:30

Fans of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas are in for a real treat this December 6 and 7 when a special live-in-concert event will come to Barlcays Center in Brooklyn. The concert includes a screening of the movie with the music performed live by a full orchestra and choir,...

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