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Will Smith Heads to India ‘For Spiritual Purposes’

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After the debacle at the 94th Academy Awards in March (which involved Will Smith slapping comedian Chris Rock live and onstage), actor and Oscar-winner Will Smith seems to be stepping away from the limelight. The Aladdin actor has now been spotted, however, arriving at a private Mumbai airport in India. According to PEOPLE, “the actor traveled to India for spiritual purposes, to ...

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Couple Celebrates Disney Animation in One-Of-A-Kind Wedding

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Disney magic is always in the air in Disney California Adventure — but love was also in the air there recently when one young couple chose to marry in a particularly unique Disney Fairy Tale Wedding venue that paid homage to classic Disney animated movies! Disney Fairy Tale Weddings’ Ever After blog shared photos from a gorgeous, multi-dimensional Disney wedding ...

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Petition to Get Amber Heard Fired for Abusing Johnny Depp Breaks 2.5 Million Signatures

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As the dual defamation case between Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard comes to a close, and the evidence pointing to Heard’s abuse of the Depp mounts, fans are rising up to have her removed from the upcoming film Aquaman 2.  According to, the petition titled “Remove Amber Heard from Aquaman 2”  has reached well over 2.5 million signatures ...

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Warning: Stormy Weekend at Disney World

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Everyone knows that saying about “April Showers,” right? Well, it looks like the last one of the year is going to get here right at the end and carry on into May. According to the weather team at the Orlando-area NBC affiliate station WESH 2, Central Florida residents and Guests are in for a wet couple of days, and Disney ...

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Report: Disney Park will Further Reduce Crowd Capacity

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It appears that reduced-capacity crowds are here to stay at Disney Parks. Recently, we at Disney Fanatic shared that Disney executives were intentionally keeping the Park attendance low at Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure, Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom, arguing that it increased the overall Guest experience. Now, it appears that same sentiment is ...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Confirms ‘Encanto’ Attraction in Development

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It appears that a permanent Theme Park attraction based on Disney’s Encanto is, indeed, in the works. The only question is what kind of attraction would it be, and where would it go? The confirmation was made by the film’s songwriter Lin-Manuel Miranda who told Insider, “The Imagineers are on it. I don’t know what they do or where they live, but ...

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Marvel Studios Shakeup: ‘Fantastic Four’ Suddenly Loses Director

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Jon Watts has stepped away from Marvel Studios’ highly-anticipated Fantastic Four movie. It appears that after orchestrating the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Spider-Man trilogy with Tom Holland and Zendaya (and creating the unprecedented spectacle that was Spider-Man: No Way Home) The director has decided to personally step away from superhero movies for the time being. “Making three ‘Spider-Man’ films was an incredible and life ...

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Disney Outs Head of Corporate Affairs as Stock Price Tanks

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The Walt Disney Company has removed Geoff Morrell as its head of corporate affairs after being in the position for less than four months. Taking on the position in January, it appears Morrell is outed in the wake of several communication debacles, including the moment when Disney CEO Bob Chapek took exorbitant amounts of criticism over his and the company’s ...

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