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Should EPCOT Host a Lunar New Year Celebration?

EPCOT Lunar New Year Celebration

Today, the Disneyland Resort began its Lunar New Year celebration at Disney California Adventure Park. As Anaheim prepares for the Year of the Tiger, eyes can’t help but turn to Orlando to see no such event taking place at EPCOT. And we at Disney Fanatic began to think… Shouldn’t EPCOT host a Lunar New Year Celebration? Related: Heading to a ...

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A “Cool Runnings” Return – Jamaica’s Bobsled Team Going to 2022 Olympics

Jamaica Bobsled Team

Feel the rhythm! Feel the rhyme! Get on up!  It’s bobsled time!  For the first time in 20 years, Jamaica’s four-man bobsled team qualified for the Winter Olympics, and Disney movie fans should be excited. First appearing in the 1988 Winter Olympic Games in Calgary, the incredible underdog story was immortalized further by the 1993 Disney movie Cool Runnings starring the late ...

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Jennifer Lee: No Quality Difference Between Disney+, Theatrical Features

Disney Movie Releases

Disney+ vs. Theatrical Release. Since Spring 2020, the decision to release theatrical-quality features from Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios on the still-young streaming service was argued to be the best option from both a health and safety and financial standpoint. But recently, as people’s confidence builds and movies like Spider-Man: No Way Home record pre-pandemic Box Office numbers and Pixar’s Turning ...

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Disney World Sued by Ex-Housekeeper Over Discrimination, ADA Violation

Walt Disney World Yacht Club Resort _ Disney Fanatic

A lawsuit has been filed against The Walt Disney World Resort by a former housekeeper at the Yacht and Beach Club resorts, claiming discrimination and a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The former Cast Member is Stevel Smith, a 52-year-old Black Jamaican with Type-Two Diabetes, and he files the lawsuit with Orlando federal court on January 11 ...

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Disney World Park Reservation Weekend Update: 1/21 – 1/23

Disney World Theme Park Reservation

Happy Friday, Fanatics! We’re on the cusp of another weekend which means two days filled with potential for some Disney Magic. Whether you’re already on your way to the Walt Disney World Resort, or you are getting the itch for an impromptu adventure, here is what’s left in terms of Theme Park Reservations. As of 9:30 am ET on Friday, ...

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“Aristocats” Live-Action Remake Reportedly in the Works

Which Cat From The Aristocats Are You?

It appears there is another Disney animated classic that is about to receive the “Live-Action Remake” treatment: The Aristocats.  The news comes from Deadline which published an exclusive stating unnamed sources told them, “an adaptation of The Aristocats is in early development with the studio’s live-action team. Will Gluck and Keith Bunin will pen the script, with Gluck producing through his Olive Bridge Entertainment banner.” There ...

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After 30 Years, Original Jafar Bidding Adieu to “Aladdin” Role

Jafar

The name Jonathan Freeman should be etched in the walls of Disney Villan history. After bringing the conniving Jafar to life for Disney’s 1992 Animated Classic Aladdin, Freeman continued to voice the evil vizier. Then, he became one of the few actors to bring an animated character to life in person, by accepting the role of Jafar in Disney’s Broadway ...

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A Look at Disney World Injuries Reported at End of 2021

Avatar, Walt Disney World

On Thursday, January 20, 2022, the Orlando Sentinel published an article outlining the list of injuries The Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort had to report to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. According to the article, a report released by the state’s department includes injuries Guests sustained at the theme parks that warranted at least 24 hours ...

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Multi-Day Tickets Return to These Disney Parks

Disneyland Paris Tickets

On Wednesday, January 19, The Disneyland Paris Resort once again opened sales of multi-day tickets to Guests in the United States. The news was shared on Twitter by DLPReport, who said: “Multi-day tickers are finally available again on the official website. Guests can book up to 4-day 2-parks dated tickets starting at £50.05/day with free cancellation up to 3 days ...

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OpEd: I Have to Say It – ‘Encanto’ es No Bueno, Here’s Why

Encanto

Everybody’s talking about how “amazing” Encanto is, but now, here’s the proverbial “Bruno” ready to say the things no one wants to hear. Disney’s 60th Animated Feature fell far short of its potential and expectations and left me disappointed and–honestly–frustrated. I am speaking out in this OpEd, hoping that I am not alone in the following sentiments. But first–the good parts! Encanto is ...

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