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OpEd: If Disney’s So Pro-LGBTQ+, Why Don’t They Commit ‘Strange World’ to Theaters?

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Over the past week or so, it was revealed that Walt Disney Animation Studios’ upcoming feature film, Strange World, will feature the first-ever openly gay teen and possible gay teen relationship in Disney movie history. Matthieu Saghezchi, who saw the first look at the movie at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, shared details of the clip that appears to confirm ...

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Chris Evans Releases His Inner Disney Fanatic

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Boston-bred actor Chris Evans is best known for playing one of the leading Avengers in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the successful actor has recently headed into space for a different reason — and he has just given D23 (the Official Disney Fan Club) the scoop on his new astronaut-focused film, revealing his inner Disney fanatic in the process! The Knives ...

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James Cameron Reveals Why ‘Avatar 2: Way of Water’ Is ‘Exclusively’ For Theaters

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Some movies (such as Jurassic World: Dominion and Top Gun: Maverick) are simply meant to be seen on big cinematic screens. Others, like animated movies or dramas, can be watched on television at home without the viewer losing any sort of bonuses in the movie-watching experience. One of the most highly-anticipated movies of 2022, the Avatar sequel Avatar: The Way of Water, is apparently ...

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Video: Rehearsals Underway for New Avengers Campus Stunt Show

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As Disney Parks make final preparations for the opening of its newest Marvel-themed Avengers Campus, it appears that Cast Members have begun onsite rehearsals for a new stunt show. In a video shared on Twitter by Disneyland Paris Insider, @DLPReport peers through the trees and over the fence of the currently-closed-off area of Walt Disney Studios Park and shows the ...

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Make-A-Wish Children Receive One-of-A-Kind Honor On the Disney Wish

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Disney Cruise Line fans or previous passengers have waited with bated breath to book passage on the newest addition to the Disney Cruise Line fleet, the Disney Wish — and there have been plenty of special announcements about the next-level experiences that the Disney Wish has on board for Guests, but now a particularly magical announcement has been made for ...

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Permanent Disney Villains’ ‘Lair’ Finally Coming to Disney World

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After decades of discussion among Disney fans, whether it was speculation or just sharing one’s hopes and dreams, it appears that the Walt Disney World Resort will finally add a permanent space where Guests will be able to immerse themselves among Disney Villains year-round. There is just one problem: this lair will not be open to everyone. Related: Enter Our ...

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Disney Offers Aid to Employees After Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

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On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark legal decision from January 22, 1973 that was responsible for supporting a woman’s right to an abortion and was responsible for “effectively legalizing the procedure across the United States”. The Supreme Court ruled “that there was no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion” on ...

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Former Imagineer Joe Rohde Shares Perspective on ‘Disney Adult’ ‘Ritual’

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As the online debates about “Disney Adults” continue to linger, former Walt Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde shares his thoughts on the matter, specifically highlighting some ‘ritual behavior’ on a ride he helped design. With their parents no longer determining their visits, the so-called “Disney Adults” are recognized as the most frequent visitors to Disneyland and Disney World Theme Parks. Their ...

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