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Disney Makes Major Inclusive Change to Iconic Attraction

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A lot of things have changed over the years, and everyone tries to work to adapt to these changes. People are not the only ones adapting; companies also adapt to modern sensitivities, including Disney. Most recently, Disney has closed Splash Mountain at Walt Disney World Resort’s Magic Kingdom and is changing it into Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. The catalyst behind this ...

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Disney Ruins Iconic Walt Disney Quote

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On January 27, The Walt Disney Company will begin celebrating its 100th anniversary. While Disney theme parks worldwide will be celebrating the milestone, most of the events will take place at Disneyland Resort. There will be two new nighttime spectaculars — Wondrous Journeys at Disneyland Park and World of Color – ONE at Disney California Adventure. There will also be ...

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‘Encanto’ Show Is Returning to Disney!

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In 2021, Disney introduced us to the Madrigal family, and we learned why we don’t talk about Bruno. Encanto shot to the top of the charts and has remained there, not only for its incredible story and diverse cast, but also for its amazing and memorable music. “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” set Disney records and is now one of the ...

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Will Smith Confirmed as Genie in ‘Aladdin’ Sequel After Controversial Oscars Slap

Aladdin Genie

In 2019, Walt Disney Studios released its latest animated-turned-live-action film, Aladdin. The film starred Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari as Jafar, and Will Smith as the Genie. Smith’s casting was a controversial choice, as Aladdin fans were worried that Smith wouldn’t be able to embrace the Genie as well as Robin Williams had. Williams voiced the ...

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Disney Announces Opening Date For Woody’s Roundup Rodeo BBQ!

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Just about five years ago, Walt Disney World Resort brought Guests into the heart of one of its most popular Pixar movies — Toy Story. Toy Story Land opened at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in 2018, and Guests were able to ride not only Toy Story Mania!, but also Alien Swirling Saucers and Slinky Dog Dash, a fun and exciting roller coaster. ...

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Confirmed: Disney Genie+ Has Made Lines WORSE

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In 2021, Disney made a very controversial announcement — they would be getting rid of the very popular free FastPass system and replacing it with a paid-for system called Disney Genie+. Genie+ would work a lot like the MaxPass system that had been in place at Disneyland Resort before the Parks were forced to shut down because of COVID. Genie+ ...

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New Video Shows Terrifying Moment Universal Stunt Performer Had to Be Rescued From Drowning

Universal Performer

On January 23, Guests visiting Universal Studios Hollywood watched a terrifying event unfold before their eyes. A stunt performer doing a trick during the popular show, WaterWorld, fell off a platform as part of the show. However, he did not immediately emerge to continue on with the show. His fellow performers noticed and dove into the water to rescue him. ...

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