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D-Living Store at Disney Springs receives Beastly makeover

Mon, 2017-02-06 12:39

The interior of the new D-Living Store at Disney Springs has received a makeover designed to make you feel like you’re inside Beast’s Castle from Beauty and the Beast. Also added was merchandise from the original movie and the new live-action adaption. We really liked the Tea Set that featured...

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Super Bowl trailer is here

Mon, 2017-02-06 00:36

The extended Walt Disney Studios Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Super Bowl trailer is out and both Orlando Bloom and Johnny Depp are back, Geoffrey Rush too. There’s also a nifty new poster to entice you. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is...

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 TV spot wins Super Bowl so far

Sun, 2017-02-05 23:54

The extended Marvel Studio’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Big Game spot so far wins the day for best commercial. There was also a nifty new poster to match. Love that the witty irreverent humor Director James Gunn brought to the first movie is back in the sequel. Marvel...

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Zootopia wins big at Annie Awards

Sun, 2017-02-05 17:13

Zootopia, one of two films from Walt Disney Animation Studios in 2016, went wild at the 44th annual Annie Awards last night where it took the top honor as Best Animated Feature. Zootopia also received an Annies trophy for Outstanding Storyboarding – Dean Wellins; Outstanding Character Design – Cory Loftis;...

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Disney’s Descendants 2 introduces the new Villains Kids

Sat, 2017-02-04 16:27

The imaginative story about the teenage sons and daughters of Disney’s most infamous villains will continue in “Descendants 2,” a Disney Channel Original Movie. Although the first movie ended up “Happily Ever After,” a whole new level of mystery and surprise comes to Auradon. Check out the newest characters from...

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Hear Ariana Grande and John Legend’s full recording of “Beauty and the Beast”

Fri, 2017-02-03 18:46

Ariana Grande and John Legend have recorded the title song from Disney’s Beauty and Beast for the new live-action adaption. The whole song was shared earlier today on YouTube (just the audio): I think this is the ‘for radio’ end credits version because the version in the trailer has more...

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4-year-old Claire and her dad Dave sing You’ve Got a Friend in Me on Ellen

Fri, 2017-02-03 12:34

After 4-year-old Claire and her dad Dave’s web video series stole hearts around the world, they came to Ellen’s show to perform their duet of “You’ve Got A Friend in Me” from Pixar’s Toy Story live! Brace yourself for the cuteness. Here’s the original YouTube Version I think we’re just...

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EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival Concert Series Acts announced

Fri, 2017-02-03 12:19

Each year during the Flower and Garden Festival at EPCOT, Disney invites some of the best musical acts from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s, to rock out at the America Gardens Theatre as part of the “Garden Rocks” concert series. The 2017 acts and dates have just been released...

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Recall news: Mickey Mouse Nightlight recalled

Fri, 2017-02-03 02:59

Don’t let the Happy Holidays turn sour with an electrical fire in your house. If you bought or gifted the 2016 Happy Holidays! Mickey Mouse Nightlight that was part of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Retro Christmas line, you need to return it for a refund as the product has...

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Marvel Television finds their “Runaways” in new cast

Fri, 2017-02-03 02:41

“Runaways” is the much anticipated first Marvel show to appear on the popular streaming service, Hulu. It follows a diverse group of teenagers who think their parents are evil, only to find out that they’re actually super villains. Now the teenagers must find out how to get along with each...

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City of Anaheim, CA announces record year for visitors

Thu, 2017-02-02 11:56

The city of Anaheim, CA’s tourism marketing group, Visit Anaheim, announced that 2016 saw more visitors to the city than ever before. For the fourth year in a row, Anaheim broke the previous record by welcoming more than 23 million visitors. In addition to guests at the Disneyland Resort, Anaheim...

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Disney Cruise to live stream sneak peek of “Frozen, A Musical Spectacular” from the Disney Wonder Today

Thu, 2017-02-02 05:54

Later this morning you’ll be able to catch a special live-stream direct from the Disney Wonder as the Disney Cruise Line entertainment staff performs its latest Broadway-style musical – “Frozen, A Musical Spectacular.” Tune in to the Disney Parks blog just before 10:50AM EST later today and look for a...

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Mandy Moore & Zachary Levi Share new details on Disney’s Tangled animated series

Thu, 2017-02-02 05:12

The cutest on screen animated couple ever look pretty cute in real life too. Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi take a break from recording lines for the new Tangled: The Series to break a little news about the premiere date for the series on Disney Channel: Now we know that...

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Widow of Steve Jobs no longer largest shareholder in Disney after selling stock

Thu, 2017-02-02 04:15

When Bob Iger took over as Disney CEO one of the first things he did was mend the bridge with Pixar, a move that eventually led Steve Jobs, Pixar’s largest stockholder, to sell the company to Disney. As it turns out, that move made Jobs the largest Disney shareholder. This...

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Walt Disney World shares charitable giving total for 2016

Thu, 2017-02-02 02:56

With over 65,000 employees in Central Florida and a tradition of community support that spans 45 years, the Walt Disney World Resort is a big part of making the lives of children and families in the region better via charitable giving. The company just shared that they contributed nearly $33.9...

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Year in review: Top Stories of 2016 on The Disney Blog

Fri, 2016-12-30 13:03

I’ve been writing The Disney Blog since June 2004 and I would put this past year right up there with the craziest of them all. The top stories on the blog in 2016 reflect tragedy, severe weather, augmented reality and theme park expansion. The following list is presented in mostly...

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Walt Disney World now offering passholder only entrances at theme parks

Fri, 2016-12-30 03:41

All four Walt Disney World theme parks are now offering passholder exclusive entrances. Look for giant red signs as you approach the park as they can be in different places (to the left at EPCOT and Magic Kingdom and to the right at the Studios). The dedicated entrances are expected...

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Off-D: Find a Tropical Paradise at Mango’s Orlando

Fri, 2016-12-30 02:27

A little bit of South Beach Miami right smack in the middle of Orlando, that’s how I’d best describe Mango’s Tropical Cafe Orlando. It’s a big party all night long with fantastic dancing, talented performers, and a taste of the tropics via food and drink as well. A larger version...

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Long Time Main Street Vehicle Driver at Disneyland profiled

Thu, 2016-12-29 04:45

If you’ve ever been to Disneyland in the last 20 years, there’s a good chance you’ve had a ride on a Main Street vehicle with cast member Steve Finley. He’s usually spotted driving the Fire Engine. He’s been working at Disneyland for 43 years and has been driving Main Street...

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Magic Kingdom to move morning opening show to Castle forecourt stage

Thu, 2016-12-29 04:29

For years the mornings at the Magic Kingdom have kicked off with a magical ‘opening moment’ right at the Train Station, where your favorite Disney characters ride into view on the train. The park has announced that the new year will see a new show, this time at the Castle...

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