Author Archives: Sharon

Sharon is a writer and animal lover from New England. Sharon's two main focuses in her work are Disney's correlations with pop culture and the significance of Disney princesses (which was the basis for her college thesis). When she's not writing about Disney, Sharon spends her time singing, dancing, and cavorting with woodland creatures!

Disney+ Has Reportedly Found a Loophole to Replace Johnny Depp

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It is no secret among Disney Fanatics that many Pirates of the Caribbean fans want the American actor Johnny Depp to return to his iconic role as Captain Jack Sparrow — even though Disney seems to have moved on from Captain Jack Sparrow movies, and Johnny Depp said during the Depp vs Heard trial that he wouldn’t return in his role ...

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Hurricane Ian Forces Disney to Cancel Show’s Final Performance


Even though Walt Disney World Resort is reopening — or, at least, carrying on with a “phased reopening” — tomorrow after being closed due to Hurricane Ian, one of its shows has just quietly and unknowingly had its final performance. KiteTails was meant to end its run as an exclusive Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary show with some fanfare on ...

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Fans Can Rent This One-Of-A-Kind ‘Hocus Pocus’ Cottage

Now that autumn weather is settling in for many Disney Fanatics’ hometowns, and the trailer for the long-awaited Hocus Pocus sequel is finally here, many fans of Salem, Halloween, and the Sanderson sisters are clamoring for as many Hocus Pocus experiences as possible — and what better way to honor this cult favorite franchise than to stay in a cottage that is a detailed ...

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Universal Announces ‘Phased Reopen’ After Disney World’s Announcement

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Latest Update: 9/30/22 3:18 pm EDT – Universal Studios Confirms Parks’ Status, Halloween Horror Nights Tonight Published: 9/29/22 7:07 pm EDT Walt Disney World Resort already confirmed its plans to reopen — in a phased reopening, that is — tomorrow, September 30, as the worst of Hurricane Ian passes over the Disney Parks. Apparently, Universal Orlando Resort is now following ...

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MCO Extends Closure Indefinitely, ‘Pending on Damage Assessment’

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Latest Update: 9/29/22 11:12 pm EDT – Orlando International Airport Announces Reopening Friday Published: 9/29/22 5:26 pm EDT It has been a week of intense news for Florida residents, southeast American residents, and Walt Disney World Resort Guests. Hurricane Ian has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, but weather-related damage is still being done (even though Disney ...

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Characters Surprise and Comfort Disney’s Sheltering Guests

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Hurricane Ian continues to create issues and dangers for Florida residents, as well as other residents in southeast American states. The hurricane (which is now a tropical storm) has already caused Orlando International Airport and Port Canaveral to close, meaning that no planes can take off for any reason aside from emergency flights and no boats or Disney cruise ships ...

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Resorts Begin Offering Box Meals to Sheltering Guests

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As Hurricane Ian continues to cause problems for Florida residents and Walt Disney World Resort Guests (not to mention Disney Cruise Line Guests whose cruise ships might be trying unsuccessfully to come into port at Port Canaveral), the Walt Disney World Resorts housing Disney World Guests have started dishing out box meals for their charges who are being left in ...

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Port Canaveral Shuts Down for Hurricane Ian

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Since many Florida residents, southeast American residents, and Walt Disney World Resort Guests or Disney Cruise Line passengers are being affected by Hurricane Ian (which Disney Fanatic is keeping a close eye on as well), it stands to reason that the ports in Florida are also taking notice. MCO (Orlando International Airport) has already closed and will only be allowing ...

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Disney Heiress Casts Suspicion on Disney’s ‘Paused’ Political Donations

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Abigail Disney has been a topic of contention among Disney Fanatics for a long time now, with some Disney Fanatics disliking her disruptive anti-Disney actions and some Disney Fanatics actually encouraging her replacement of current Disney CEO Bob Chapek. The granddaughter of Walt Disney Company Roy O. Disney has been openly against Disney for a long time, and has just ...

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‘Disney on Ice’ Reveals Exciting New Show

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The Disney magic is alive and well — and sometimes icy — in this new version of Disney on Ice! If you loved the Walt Disney Animation Studios Frozen films and fell in love with the new Walt Disney Animation Studios movie Encanto last year (and its famously-catchy musical numbers), then you might want to make the effort to head out ...

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