In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of May 19, 2017

by on May 19, 2017

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In Case You Missed ItThis week, I am riding the Disney and Universal hype train? Why? Because this time next week, I will be soaking in all the fun at both Volcano Bay and Pandora – The World of Avatar! I don’t think my excitement can get any greater.

But, that’s next weekend and we still have this weekend, which is thankfully upon us! So, this week, learn more about Volcano Bay, see what’s the most important thing for Pandora, and more.

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


This week, the Wall Street Journal ran a very intriguing article about the future of the Walt Disney Company and Mr. Iger’s successor or lack there of.  What are your thoughts?

Are “pirates” holding Pirates of the Caribbean ransom?  Hackers may have their hands on the film and are threatening to release it, according to rumors

The Disney family lost another Disney Legend this week – Harry Archinal. Our thoughts are with his family.

It’s all in the detail. That’s the most important thing that has been emphasized in regards to Pandora – The World of Avatar, according to this article from Forbes.

Disneyland fans! Are you excited that Fantasmic! is going to be returning this summer, with all new scenes? What are you most excited about seeing when the show returns?

This week, we got to learn which new TV shows would be showing up, as well as which ones would be returning. Which new show are you most excited about seeing and which show are you sad that got cut?

Las week, we learned that American Idol was coming back, this week we learned that Katy Perry would be a judge. What do you think of the pick?

Speaking of coming to TV, a live action/animated hybrid musical of The Little Mermaid will be shown on ABC in October.

Oh my goodness…all the Guardians of the Galaxy feels.

Did you hear the news? Sir Paul McCartney will be in the upcoming Pirates film in an unknown role.

Ah….looks like Disney Channel is getting in on the zombie craze….you know….three years too late.

Are you a fan of DuckTales? Here are 15 things you may not have known. Which one surprised you the most?

This got me pumped for next week when I get to see Volcano Bay in person. CNN has a fantastic piece sharing all about what Guests can expect. Are you planning a trip to Volcano Bay?


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Posted on May 19, 2017
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