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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of August 21, 2015

by on August 21, 2015

ICYMIWho was floored by the excitement from The D23 Expo? It looked like it was so entertaining and exciting with lots of informative panels and great sneak peeks, as per usual!

This week was hopping, thanks to D23 tidbits, where we take a look at the upcoming film slate from Disney Animation and Pixar, hear potential answers to commonly asked Star Wars land questions, and more!

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

 

Curious about how WDI creates the lands and attractions we know and love in this day and age? Fortune took a look at the technology behind the scenes.

Have questions about the new Star Wars land(s)? Slashfilm tries to answer most of them.

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of August 14, 2015

by on August 14, 2015

ICYMIHappy D23 Expo Weekend! Who’s there right now? If you are, hope you’re having fun. If you’re not, I bet you’re glued to social media like I am.

It’s been a relatively quiet week leading up to the Expo (I suspect next week, I’ll have LOTS of new things to discuss) but I did find a few great tidbits, including some great Star Wars stuff, Captain America sneak peeks, Frozen bombshells, and more.

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

 

If you will be at the D23 Expo this weekend, make sure to stop and visit the Walt Disney Archives exhibit. Becky Cline who is responsible for the archives shares what people can expect to see.

This weekend, it’s all about the rumor. What is going to be announced…we’ll see.  One thing that we may not see, but is currently on the rumor table is a Marvel attraction for Disney California Adventure. Thoughts?

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of August 7, 2015

by on August 7, 2015

ICYMIWe are officially one week out from The D23 Expo! Are you going? If so, I’m jealous! What do you all think we’ll all be buzzing about following this year’s event?

This week, the buzz is all about the Walt Disney Company’s earnings, the upcoming PBS special about Walt Disney, and more.

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

 

This week the Walt Disney Company’s earnings were released. Earnings rose in the third quarter by 11%.

Due to the earnings being released, Bob Iger did the cable network news rounds and went on Squawk Box to discuss the results. It’s always fascinating to hear his thoughts on the direction of the company.

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of July 31, 2015

by on July 31, 2015

ICYMITonight is the premiere of “The Descendants” on the Disney Channel. Are you or is your family having a party tonight to celebrate the premiere? What plans do you have?  (I’ve watched some of the movie already, thanks to my Apple TV and it’s certainly cute. I’m curious to finish it up and see how it pans out.)

This week, we have some heat being put on Disneyland Paris (and not the summer heat that’s everywhere here), a new attraction for Universal Orlando Resort is rumored, and more! There’s a lot of good stuff, make sure you read on for all of it.

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

 

Bob Iger was on Squawk Box this week. Catch this snippet of his thoughts of Star Wars and Shanghai Disneyland. He also discusses his take on if ESPN could be sold directly to consumers one day.

Two Disney VPs switch roles at Walt Disney World. Interesting….

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

by on July 24, 2015

ICYMIHoly cow! There is a ton of stuff that came out this week! It’s been one crazy time, that’s for sure, as we have great stories about sharks, dinosaurs, and more! It’s like a cornucopia of awesome. (Ok…I could do without the dinosaurs…) Let’s get to it!

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

I came across this very interesting article this week, “What would Walt do? Universal and Disney battle to be US’s best theme park.” It takes an in-depth look at the throw down that’s currently taking place between Disney and Universal. Oh and you may recognize that our very own Seth Kubersky happens to be quoted in it.

What is Disney’s most important franchise according to Variety? I think the answer may surprise you.

Here are 5 attractions that never made it off the drawing board. Which one would you have most liked to have seen come to fruition?

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

by on July 17, 2015

ICYMIHappy Birthday Disneyland!  It’s a glorious day! What is your favorite memory from visiting Disneyland? I personally have quite a few, but I think my favorite is when I finally got on my first Disneyland attraction, Peter Pan’s Flight! I was so excited to finally be there.

This week, we have a non-spoiler review of Ant-Man, looks at Shanghai Disneyland and a celebration of the park that started it all.

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

 

Speaking of Disneyland’s 60th, The Wall Street Journal takes a fond look back at the park we all know and love that started it all.

Also, here are 60 things you may not know about Disneyland.

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

by on July 10, 2015

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It’s a great Friday! I’m just about to sail away on the Disney Dream! It doesn’t get much better than that!

So, before I say bon voyage, I of course, have some goodies to share with you! (You didn’t think I’d leave you hanging, did you?) Speaking of Disney Cruise Line, they won a prestigious award from Travel and Leisure Magazine, we have a rumored new restaurant for Disney Springs, and more!

 

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

 

This week, we lost a great Disney Legend. Blaine Gibson, who created many of the sculptures and characters that we know and love, including the beloved Partners statue, passed away this week. You certainly will be missed.

If you were on social media this past weekend, you would have seen the firestorm of activity surrounding the lightning that was taking place at the Magic Kingdom. Here are just a few of the spectacular shots.

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

by on July 3, 2015

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In Case You Missed It!

Tomorrow is the Fourth of July! Celebrate our country’s independence, but keep in mind that whatever you’re doing this weekend, make sure you stay safe and think smart!

Disney has passed the 1 billion dollar box office mark, a Universal attraction could be getting a refurb, and more!

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

 

Do you believe the latest rumors? These are some doozies for sure. I’m not sure I believe all of them, but it would be interesting to see what becomes fact and what becomes fiction. (Soon? Disney, please? Like around one month from now?)

Disney is the second most respected company according to Barron’s.

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of June 26, 2015

by on June 26, 2015

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Summer is here, the heat is on, and I’m enjoying every second of it! But when visiting Disney, make sure you bring the sunscreen! I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gotten burnt while visiting. That is my PSA of the day.

A majority of this week’s articles seem to have a common thread…Pixar. We have a look at actors you didn’t know were in both Disney and Pixar films, a look at what Phillis Smith was the perfect choice for Sadness and more!

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

 

It appears that Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is going to get the waterside cabin treatment, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

Hello rumor mill. What do you think? Is Disneyland prepping Innoventions for a Marvel/Star Wars focused attraction?

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of June 19, 2015

by on June 19, 2015

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I have the Kleenex all ready to go. I’m going to see Inside Out this weekend. Are you going too? I’ve heard that it’s a super emotional movie. I don’t know that I’m ready for all the tears.

Let’s get to this week’s articles! Speaking of Inside Out…it’s time to rank your favorite Pixar movies (what is your ranking?), also speaking of ranking, we taking a look at the ranking of every single Disney movie ever, plus more!

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

 

Frank Oz attended his first Star Wars Weekends and this article goes into detail about his experiences in Hollywood. Oh and don’t miss watching the video that goes along with it too!

This thought-provoking article came out this past week…is Disney pricing out the middle class family? What are your thoughts on this clearly hot-button topic?

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