It’s almost unimaginable that Disneyland Resort in Anaheim California has been closed for over a year now due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. On March 12th, 2020, Disneyland Resort had announced its decision to temporarily close starting Saturday through the rest of the month. We all know that “rest of the month” extended to over a year, but now Disneyland Resort has plans to reopen on April 30th, 2021.
While there’s still no official criteria for becoming a Disney Princess, there are several common traits among the official list. These include being human or humanoid, being of royal descent, and of course being a main character in a Disney featured film. There is currently 12 official Disney Princesses who follow these criteria.
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
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.
Revealed at the D23 Expo, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs and Bob Weis, Executive Vice President, Creative, Walt Disney Imagineering, shared the video below which provides an idea of what the new entrance to Disney California Adventure might look like.
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.
The Salt Lake Tribune filmed their nickel tour of the “UP House” that is part of the Parade of Homes in Herriman Utah.The video includes shots of the interior with narration by the home builder himself. Just about every detail from the movie has been matched right down to the spindle design on the crib in the nursery.
WDI has released new video showing the making of the WDW version of the Little Mermaid attraction, presented by Imagineer Chris Beatty. The video shows some great footage of Imagineers at work, Great shots of Imagineers at work, the WDW Little Mermaid model, and renderings which reveal new details on what will be this new version of the ride.
To celebrate the reopening of the Star Tours attraction at Disneyland and the Walt Disney World Resort, Disney.com has launched a new online destination that takes intergalactic travelers on an exciting adventure through hyperspace to a galaxy far, far, away!