In Case You Missed It: News and Rumors – Week of June 22, 2018

This weekend, it’s Universal’s turn to take a crack at the box office, with its popular franchise, Jurassic World. Will you be seeing it this weekend?

This week, watch as the war gets even more intense between Comcast and Disney, see who’s now in charge of some key departments at the Walt Disney Company, and more.

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

This fight between Comcast and Disney for Fox just keeps getting more interesting…

With the war between who gets Fox firmly in place, who would benefit more from the new synergy? The Hollywood Reporter takes a look.

The Orlando Sentinel talked to Len to see what his thoughts were on the opening of Toy Story Land and how wait times will likely stack up. What do you think?

The Tokyo Disneyland Resort is seeing a HUGE expansion! News areas will include Frozen, Peter Pan, and Tangled. Which one is most exciting to you and will this cause you to book a trip to Tokyo in the future?

Incredibles 2 shattered box office numbers as the biggest opening weekend for an animated film earning $180 million.

Pete Docter will now head up Pixar and Jennifer Lee will lead Disney Animation. Both are well established for their respective entities.

The Walt Disney Company recently honored its longest-serving employee, Burny Mattinson.

Who else is super excited about the new nighttime show, Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration, that was announced for Universal Studios Florida? Featuring scenes from Despicable Me, The Fast & the Furious, and even Harry Potter, I can’t wait for it to debut and see it in person!

If you’re excited about Jurassic World and visiting Universal Orlando this summer, there are a bunch of ways to get your Jurassic on. (I NEED to try the Raptor Egg.)

In Case We Missed It

What did we miss? Attach your ideas to a Jurassic World Travel Bottle and send it to blog@touringplans.com with the words “In Case You Missed It” in the subject line.

Rikki Niblett

I am a co-host of the Be Our Guest Podcast and do lots of other fun Disney stuff all around the interwebs! You can follow me on Twitter or Instagram at @RikkiNibs or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/rikkinibs