Have you been anxiously waiting for the much anticipated Disney streaming service to go live? Well, you won’t have to wait much longer. November 12th is when it is to make it’s debut. Following is the official press release regarding the upcoming Disney+ streaming service.
During the recent D23 Expo held in Anaheim, California, Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products Chairman Bob Chapek shared more of the ways Epcot will stay true to its original vision while bringing timeless Disney storytelling to life with the magic of possibility. The park will be unified with four neighborhoods that each celebrate a unique aspect of what makes Epcot so special.
New details have been released at the D23 Expo regarding the new Marvel-themed land that is being developed on what was formerly “A Bug’s Land.” This includes information on two new attractions, one featuring Spider-Man and the other The Avengers. Once complete, the land will include the “Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout!” which was formerly “The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror” but re-themed in 2017 to feature a Guardians of the Galaxy stor
The Walt Disney Company was already a behemoth of a company. Now with the recent acquisition of 21st Century Fox and all of its assets, Disney is just that much larger! Most are familiar with some of the companies/brands they have acquired over the years including Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm (Star Wars), ABC and ESPN, but the list does not end there.
The Haunted Mansion is an iconic attraction with locations in each of the six Disney destinations, and each boasts 999 happy haunts that are ready to welcome one more. While the ride itself is loved by all who take a seat in the doombuggies, the rumors surrounding the mansions have long been known to frighten park attendees and staffers, alike.
There’s only room for one Happiest Place on Earth on Earth, at least according to the following infographic. The team at Cheap Flights.co.uk have cross-examined ticket prices, acreage, and the number of character meet-and-greets to determine which of six Disney parks is the most jolly. You may or may not be surprised at the results.
Unique to Disneyland, is the famous Matterhorn Bobsleds, a roller coaster inside a mountain that made its debut in 1959 at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. It is the first tubular steel continuous track roller coaster ever constructed and is composed of two intertwining steel roller coasters. The Matterhorn has undergone many changes throughout the years but continues to be a favorite of park guests.
The following infographic was discovered at Michael Sandberg’s Data Visualization Blog and is the result of a huge survey tht was conducted by DLPToday sometime in 2011. Though dated, it reveals some interesting information about Disneyland Paris fans.
Disneyland may look like any average theme park to those who are not in the know, But, there’s a secret world hidden behind the attractions, Disney characters and churros – a place where kitty cats roam the park at night and Mickey Mouse hides in various places
I discovered the following infographic over at Buzzfeed where a detailed census of the 21 leading animated female characters from every Disney film was conducted. To be included in the census, characters had to both be human as well as have a leading role in a film. The results are all presented in this colorful infographic.
Mickey Mouse was given birth by Walt Disney in 1928. Over the years, this iconic cartoon character has evolved many times. In the following infographic, Shirts.com explores Mickey’s roots in Oswald the Lucky Rabbit to the Mickey Mouse Club television series to video game appearances in Kingdom Hearts and Epic Mickey.
We all knew it was only a matter of time – that is until a “Frozen” attraction was going to come to a Disney theme park. And why not? A film that has brought in over $1.2 billion to date should have its own attraction, right?
Everybody knows the big attractions at Walt Disney World in Florida, but there are a host of surprises just waiting to be discovered! HomeAway reveals some of them in this guide to some little-known secrets.
The list of Disney Honorees to be celebrated during this year’s D23 Expo is impressive to say the least and includes Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Jobs, and Dick Clark to name a few. I’m glad to see that Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter also made the list. These and many others will be honored at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 10, in the D23 Expo Arena at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Disney has come a long way from its “it all started with a mouse” origins. What started as a cartoon studio in 1923 by the two brothers, Walt and Roy Disney, is today the largest media company worldwide by both revenue and familiarity. Unless you are living in a cave, Disney has the attention and dollars from the day that most folks are born until the day they die.
While Disney Parks across the world are known as the “magical kingdom,” it takes a bit more than magic to keep them running smooth. Hundreds of thousands of people can pour into a Disney Park over the course of a single month, and if left alone the parks could and probably would fall apart quite rapidly. It is the maintenance workers that keep it together.
I certainly didn’t see this coming but cannot say that I’m surprised. As Disney continues to expand themselves as a media giant as well as the fact that one of the major attractions within Disney parks is the Star Tours attraction, the acquisition of Lucasfilm seems a natural fit.And for you Star War fans who thought there’d never be another Star Wars movie… think again! “Star Wars Episode 7” is slated to come out in 2015.
Goin2Travel.com, who recently brought us a “Visual History of Mickey Mouse,” has now put together this fun infographic that takes a historical look back at some of the most iconic Disney characters throughout the years and how they got their start.
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.