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.
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!
I came across this great Infographic depicting many of the memorable events that have transpired since the 1955 opening of the original Disneyland Park in Anaheim. If you recall (or have heard), that day, which was “invite only,” did not arrive without its many issues – uninvited guests jumping the fence to get in, attractions breaking down, restaurants running out of food, ladies high heels sinking in the newly poured asphalt on main Street and the list goes on.
The Disney History Institute is making their first documentary in a video that showcases Disneyland as it was in 1955 and includes a trip around the park on the original Disneyland steam train and passenger cars.
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.
Disney spokesman John McClintock has confirmed that Cars Land, will open at Disney’s California Adventure in Summer 2012. The exact date will of course depends of all the ride tests that WDI will do on each Cars Land attractions. Additionally, The Orange County Register created a neat graphic which details what’s in store for the 12-acre addition to Disney’s California Adventure.
Wally Boag, who played Pecos Bill in nearly 40,000 live performances of the Golden Horseshoe Revue at Disneyland, passed away Friday at the age of 91. Boag, a Disney legend, originated the role for Walt Disney in the stage show that is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records. He was also the voice of Jose in The Enchanted Tiki Room at the theme park.
Spoiler Alert: If you do not want to see what awaits you in California Andentures’ newest attraction, “The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure,” then leave right now. However, if you are the curious sort such as I and realize that even if you get a video preview of the ride, it still won’t spoil experiencing the attraction in person, then continue on.
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.
The first trailer for Disney’s “The Muppets” doesn’t look like anything muppet-related at all, that is until about half way through when Kermit and the gang make their appearance in what is actually a spoof trailer. “Green With Envy” will very likely be the first of many trailers released before the Thanksgiving release date of the movie.
State Farm has joined with Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2 movie for a fun commercial that features characters from the film. As part of this partnership the insurance giant is hosting a 30 city tour featuring life-size vehicles from Cars 2 with prizes as well including a new Cadillac SRX.
April 8, 2011 will be the official groundbreaking for Shanghai Disneyland. The event will take place with with government-owned partner Shanghai Shendi Group Co. , Disney CEO Robert Iger and Disney Parks & Resorts Chairman Thomas Staggs. The start of construction marks a milestone in a five-year process involving negotiations with city and central government officials.
The Disney/Pixar animated movie “Cars” introduced some iconic characters – Lightning McQueen, Doc Hudson, Sally Carrera and of course the lovable Mater. The sequel to the ever popular Cars animated movie will bring back some of our favorites including Lighting McQueen and Mater as they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix. Cars 2 will introduce several new characters as well.