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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of May 22, 2015

by on May 22, 2015

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In Case You Missed It!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Are you doing anything Disney this weekend? Maybe going to Disney World of Disneyland? Maybe seeing Tomorrowland? Whatever you do this weekend, please make sure to be safe!

This week, I found fun stuff about a potential DVC resort expansion at Wilderness Lodge, a review of Inside Out, and much more!

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

With Disneyland’s 60th celebration kicking off today, I felt it was appropriate to share these rarely seen photos of Disneyland’s construction.

It appears that plans have officially been filed for the future DVC waterside units at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge.

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of May 15, 2015

by on May 15, 2015

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The summer winds, are rolling in…it’s getting hot down in Florida. So this is your PSA….remember your sunscreen and drink lots of water!

As far as this week’s articles go…we have a look at Tomorrowland, fantastic new ABC shows, and more!

 

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If you will be attending D23 in California this August, I know of one exhibit you won’t want to miss…Disneyland: The Exhibit which will celebrate the past 60 years of Disneyland. What would you be most excited to see in this type of exhibit?

Did you know that former Disney executive, Lee Cockerell releases podcasts about “Lessons in Leadership”? Here’s the latest one.

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of May 8, 2015

by on May 8, 2015

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Wow! This has been a busy Disney and Universal week! I could barely keep up with all the fun! Every day there was some new announced and another great article to read!

What is your favorite news piece that came out, whether it’s listed here or around the Disney/Universal blogosphere?

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

This week, Disney announced its Quarter 2 earnings and the company did much better than previously expected, beating expectations with a 10% increase. Find out how. Also, for those who would like to see the full transcript of this week’s earnings call, it can be found here.

Wow! All four Disney Cruise Line ships have been named as part of the 10 Best Cruise Ships for Families by USA Today. Which ship is your favorite to sail on?

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of May 1, 2015

by on May 1, 2015

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Happy Birthday Disney’s Hollywood Studios! What’s your favorite part about the Studios?

Also, Happy Avengers Day! Will you be seeing the movie tonight? (Or have you already seen it?)

Let’s get to the fun! First, you should check out Hawkeye performing on Jimmy Fallon, then I found full details of what to expect with Paint the Night, oh and make sure you read the first article all about Tom Staggs.

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

Here is my must read for the week: “Thomas Staggs: Disney’s Heir, Apparently.” Let me know your thoughts about this intriguing article.

Another interesting notion…Walt Disney Imagineering has recruited Martin Buehler, a well known expert in the field of advanced robotics to help aid them in the future of anamatronics.

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of April 24, 2015

by on April 24, 2015

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How is it already the last weekend in April?! I hope you have a great weekend planned; I certainly do!

This week is chock full of Disney and Universal greatness…including a sequel for a recent film that could potentially be happening; accolades for the Disney company, and much more! Read on for all the great details!

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Did Disney infringe on the rights of another company with the creation of MagicBands? A new lawsuit claims they did.

Work is progressing on being able to take over that whole back section of Disney’s Hollywood Studios and turn it into Star Wars/Pixar lands. A new flex space has been permitted to be built on Sunset Boulevard.

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of April 17, 2015

by on April 17, 2015

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Are you going to see Monkey Kingdom this weekend? It looks pretty darn cute!

Holy cow! What a Disney news week it was! This week’s articles include an intriguing look at MyMagic+, a featurette about Tomorrowland, oh and some minor news about some movie called….Star….Wars? I don’t know if this will be a big thing or not. ;)

Seriously, we need to get to it, because there’s just so much great stuff to read and see!

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This is the must read article of the week. If you don’t read any thing else I’ve included here, you need to make sure to read this article from Fast Company. It is the most probing article into MyMagic+ and shares the story on its development. It is a fascinating read. Oh and let me know your thoughts about it.

Do you want to know what one of Disney’s best kept secrets is? No, it isn’t DVC. Instead, it’s “Yehaa” Bob Jackson! Don’t miss this great article, all about Bob, and why he is such a great Disney treasure and a pure entertainer. (And Bob…don’t worry…your hair looks great!) Oh and if you haven’t caught Bob’s show yet, make sure you do that too. It’s a hoot!

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of April 10, 2015

by on April 10, 2015

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April showers bring….fantastic and fun “In Case You Missed It” articles! Is that not how the saying goes? Darn.

Anyway, have I got some great things for you today. Read on to find out more about how well the city of Orlando did this year, what you can expect with Inside Out, and so much more!

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

Mental Floss shares details on what Walt Disney thought the Bathroom of Tomorrow would look like.

Way to go Orlando! The city welcomed a record setting 62 million visitors in 2014. In addition, sources indicate that the city could potentially break that record this year, in 2015!

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of April 3, 2015

by on April 3, 2015

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Did you get fooled by the fantastic joke we posted for April Fools’ Day this year? (Hee, hee!) Or did you have another favorite April Fools’ Day Disney story? Either way, I’ve learned a long time ago…don’t ever believe anything that gets released on April 1. It’s more than likely going to be false!

This week, I found a lot of movie news, a new app you’ll likely want to download, and what was Universal up to last weekend?

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Feeling nostalgic? Take a look at this fantastic video that shares a historic tribute to the Studio Backlot Tour.

My best friend sent me this article and I wanted to share it with you. Make sure you read “9 Things to Never Say to an Adult Disney Fan, Unless You Want an Elsa-Level Cold Shoulder.”

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of March 27, 2015

by on March 27, 2015

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Whoo hoo! Friday is here! Let me tell you…it couldn’t get here soon enough!

Are you ready to dive into “In Case You Missed It” with me? I’ve got lots of fun…like details about the upcoming Pixar short, Lava, a fantastic look at the Walt Disney Pictures logos through the years, and much more! Make sure to let me know your favorite article in the comments. (Or just comment on anything…I like hearing all of your thoughts too!)

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I’m sure by now, you’ve seen the latest rumors…that Disney will be likely opening a Jungle Cruise-themed restaurant in the location of the former Adventureland Veranda and Tinker Bell’s Magical Nook. What are your thoughts on this development? As for me, I’m super stoked, but then again, my brother was a Jungle Cruise skipper at one time. I really hope this one comes to fruition and gets announced officially soon.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Animal Kingdom Lodge have received the Association of Zoos and Aquariums accreditation yet again. Congratulations to the park and resort because that is a big honor.

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of March 20, 2015

by on March 20, 2015

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It’s finally spring! Yippee! Bye, bye crummy weather…well for the most part. Are you as happy as I am that spring is here?

This week, I’ve got some very interesting pieces to share, including a look at the artwork on the Disney Dream, lots of good old fashioned Muppet fun, and much more!

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

While it was all started by a mouse…the parks may have never happened if it weren’t for Walt’s love of trains. Find out why.

Ever wonder what the Utilidors (the tunnels beneath the Magic Kingdom) looked like…in the 1970s? See the fun details and some fantastic graphics that I wish would be used today to represent the different lands in the park.

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