Starting on July 7th, 2023, Disney+ will begin debuting a collection of 28 newly restored Walt Disney Animation Studios classic shorts. These will include iconic stars such as Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto, Chip n’ Dale, and the studio’s first star, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.
Three of my favorite entertainers – Bono and The Edge of U2 and David Letterman, have teamed up to create a music docu-special which is “part concert movie, part travel adventure plus a whole lot of Bono and The Edge, with Dave’s humor throughout.”
If you are a fan of the Muppets (like me) and a fan of the Haunted Mansion attraction as well (who isn’t), then you are going to love the new “Muppets Haunted Mansion” Halloween Special that is set to air on Disney+ on October 8th. Read on to view the official trailer as well as read the official press release.
If you are a Disney fan, as I am, and if you are a fan of The Beatles, as I am, then you are going to be thrilled, as I am, with a new Disney+ documentary series on the latter days of The Beatles. Disney is promising over 6 hours of never-before-seen restored footage, Including The Beatles’ last live performance, to roll out on Disney+ over 3 days – November 25, 26 and 27, 2021.
From official Disney artwork to hotel rooms, movie tickets to science centers, dining and more, D23 members now have more than two dozen Ways to save. This is added benefit if you are already a D23 member and if you have yet to join, now might be a better time than ever to become a member of the official Disney fan club.
The Walt Disney Company has launched a new online destination designed to help parents, both new and expecting, celebrate magical moments with baby. DisneyBaby.com offers inspired ideas, mom-tested tips and an extensive collection of Disney baby branded products.
S.W. Wilson of Theme Park Concepts designed a park map of what Shanghai Disneyland MIGHT look like. I say “might” because Disney has not released an official blueprint or park map to date. Rather, the map below is based on several clues that have been released about the park that you can read more about here. Still it is a great effort and a fantastic look at what this new theme park might look like.
Are you planning on spending your New Year’s Eve at Disneyland Resort? MousePlanet published some great tips on making the most out of your New Year’s Eve experience at Disneyland and I thought I’d repost here. In fact, much of this advice is good for any day that the parks are overly-crowded.
To spice up the season, Disney.com/Create has launched the holiday Mickey Mouse Card Maker. Inspired by classic Disney characters, vintage artwork and holiday traditions, the card maker lets guests create custom artwork to share warm wishes and memories with friends and family for the holiday season.
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.
I remember watching The Muppet Show as a kid. Now part of the Walt Disney Company and with a new feature film out in theaters, Blockbuster has released an Infographic with some Muppet fun facts.
D23: The Official Disney Fan Club has unveiled a host of brand-new offers that bring fantastic value to all of its members. Whether it’s experiencing popular tourist destinations, preparing for a trip to a Disney Park, shopping at major online retailers or enjoying a cool Hawaiian treat, the new special savings and offers from D23 add to the great list of benefits of D23 membership.
While I’m not a huge fan of Halloween, I love haunted houses. The Haunted Mansion at Disneyland is my all-time favorite haunted house of course, however the Halloween season brings us some of the scariest places even imagined. Hauntworld.com has put together their list of the top 13 haunted houses in America. In addition to the list, we thought we’d include video footage from each of these scary places. So sit back, and get ready to be frightened!
Walt Disney Imagineering has created a time-lapse video that shows the amazing progress that’s been made so far on the Fantasyland expansion at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. The clip reveals exactly how large the expansion will be which is the biggest expansion in Magic Kingdom Park history.
In lieu of the 40th Anniversary of Walt Disney World in Florida, Disney Parks Blog released an Infographic depicting major events that have occurred at the theme park over the last four decades.
At a recent press conference held at Walt Disney Imagineering, Disney CEO Bob Iger and Chairman Tom Staggs just announced a long-term creative partnership with James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment and Fox Filmed Entertainment to bring the fantasy world of AVATAR to life at Disney Parks. Apparently it will all begin at Walt Disney World Resort, specifically Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Tom Staggs, Chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and Bob Weis, Executive Vice President, Creative, Walt Disney Imagineering, gave us a sneak peek at the new Enchanted Storybook Castle at the D23 Expo. Not only will this be the biggest of all castles at any Disney park, the Shanghai castle will represent al Disney princesses as opposed to just one.
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.