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‘Ms. Marvel’ Newcomer Sends Intense Marvel Questionnaire to Kevin Feige

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Iman Vellani sent in a self-taped audition for the new Disney+ show Ms. Marvel on a whim — and now that the young Pakistani-Canadian Marvel fan who was previously about to embark on a quest for an integrated media college degree has unexpectedly switched to working onscreen for Marvel, she apparently has had a lot of questions for Marvel Studios president Kevin ...

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Guy Ritchie Will Direct Live-Action ‘Hercules’ Remake

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According to the Hollywood Reporter, the award-winning and well-established crime comedy director Guy Ritchie is set to direct Disney’s latest live-action remake of one of its classic animated Disney films. This time, the movie getting a live-action makeover is the 1997 animated movie Hercules! Guy Ritchie is best known for his British crime comedy films, which usually feature British characters (who ...

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There is still Time to Win a Disney Cruise!

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There are sea-faring sweepstakes going on right now for anyone looking to set sail on a Disney Cruise Line, with the grand prize being a 4-night cruise aboard the Disney Dream out of Miami! According to Disney Parks Blog, Now through July 5, 2022, you can enter the Disney Cruise Line Vacation Sweepstakes for a chance to win a four-night cruise from Miami ...

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‘New’ Buzz Lightyear Spotted at Tomorrowland Meet and Greet

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Buzz Lightyear was spotted in Tomorrowland, but he looked a little different. In celebration of the theatrical release of Disney/Pixar’s latest feature film, Lightyear, it appears that Disney Parks decided to update the Space Ranger’s presence in Disneyland Park to the movie, replacing the “masked” toy character with a face character. A video posted to Instagram by @disney_hype_beast_80 shows the Space ...

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Happy 50th Birthday, Main Street Electrical Parade!

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On June 17, 1972, Disneyland Resort Guests heard this now-iconic introduction come across the Park sound system for the first time: Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, Disneyland proudly presents our spectacular festival pageant of nighttime magic and imagination in thousands of sparkling lights and electro-synthemanetic musical sounds. The Main Street Electrical Parade! That’s right. 50 years ago today, Disney’s ...

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‘Gravity Falls’ Creator Ridicules Disney’s Censorship Department

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The Disney Channel show Gravity Falls has become a cult favorite ever since it was first created by Alex Hirsch in 2012, and the show has remained a mainstay for many viewers even after it ended in 2016. The Disney XD show (which follows two siblings, Dipper and Mable Pines, and their eccentric great uncle Stan Pines in an Oregon town filled ...

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‘Strange World’ Cast Is Announced

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Even though most Disney fans are all abuzz (pun intended!) with the premiere of Lightyear in theaters, another animated Disney movie is on its way — and several A-list actors have just been announced in the adventure movie’s cast! Disney shared the news on Twitter, and it looks like several experienced actors are lending their voices to the animated film. Strange World is ...

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#SaveSplashMountain Falls on Deaf Ears as Holdouts Continue Protest

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Walt Disney Imagineering is continuing to move ahead with its plans to retheme Splash Mountain at the Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort after the 2009 animated feature, The Princess and the Frog, and the holdouts against the decision are continuing to make their voices heard against the matter. But even if #SaveSplashMountain trends at a decent rate ...

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Idina Menzel Confirms Interest in ‘Frozen 3’

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Tony winner and Broadway star Idina Menzel is known by many of her fans for her work on stage as a singer and performer, but the award-winning actress is now known by thousands of Disney fans as Princess Elsa in the Frozen animated movies as well — and she has just confirmed that she’d love to come back for a third ...

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