The villains in Disney films often gain the upper hand because some innocent, doe-eyed character trusted them when they shouldn’t have. Now, we don’t want to to encourage cynicism in our kids, but a healthy dose of skepticism could potentially save their life one day. Unfortunately, the characters in Disney movies don’t have access to background check services like Instant Checkmate.
D23 Expo, the ultimate Disney fan event, skips this year but will return to the Anaheim Convention Center on August 9-11, 2013. If you’ve never been to a D23 Expo, it is something to see. Personally I love the trade floor and especially all the Disney collectibles. But, there’s a lot more to it than Disney products and collectibles. Read on for the details.
Disney Publishing Worldwide has just launched Disney Reads, a new hub and go-to resource located on social media sites Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for all-things Disney Publishing. Disney Reads spotlights books and magazines, comics, digital apps and eBooks, and much more through contests, quizzes, polls, giveaways, and fan-generated content.
Disney fans fans will have the rare opportunity to go behind the scenes at the upcoming D23 Expo where they will explore the exciting list of projects on the horizon at The Walt Disney Studios, with a variety of panel discussions, sneak peeks, and exhibits.
Regis Philbin, Jim Henson, Disney Princesses Jodi Benson, Paige O’Hara, Lea Salonga, and Anika Noni Rose are just a few of the names on the list of honorees to be celebrated during the Disney Legends Awards Special Ceremony taking place on Friday, August 19 at the 2011 D23 Expo.
The “Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives” is returning to the 2011 D23 Expo along with the Disney Legends Awards – a tradition that pays tribute to the talented men and women who have made indelible contributions to the Disney legacy as well as the D23 Live Auction.
City officials have confirmed that Shanghai Disneyland will consist of three theme parks. Additionally the resort, which is planning to open in 2015, will have a a special Metro line that will transport visitors to the theme park. This will be China’s second Disneyland property and the first on actual China mainland, the other being located in Hong Kong.
D23, Disney’s official fan club has announced new experiences and surprises in 2011 to entertain and delight its growing membership. Some of the offerings include D23 studio tours throughout the year, four free 50 and Fabulous film screenings on the Walt Disney Studio Lot in Burbank and much, much more.
Disney Cruise Line’s first new ship in more than a decade, the Disney Dream, was floated out today from a dry dock in Papenburg, Germany. Large crowds of cruise ship fans lined the waterfront at the Meyer Werft shipyard to watch the 128,000-ton vessel emerge from the covered dock for the first time, erupting into cheers as it cleared the structure.
The holidays are a special time around Disney parks and the schedule of events planned for The Walt Disney Family Museum is no exception. “Christmas With Walt Disney,” “A Tribute to Art Linkletter” and “Artists’ Vocal Ensemble: A Candlelight Christmas”are just a few of the special events that will take place during the month of December at the museum.