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List: 2022 EPCOT Food and Wine Festival Options!

EPCOT Food and Wine 2022

The Walt Disney World Resort has released its list of “Global Marketplaces”: its list of international stops that will be set ready for Guests as they eat and drink their way around the world. Included are Marketplaces set up by the permanent residents of EPCOT‘s World Showcase like Canada, China, and Germany, as well as some seasoned favorites like Australia ...

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‘Star Wars Wasn’t Me’: Obi-Wan Kenobi Actor Discusses Doubts About His Role

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Ewan McGregor’s character Obi-Wan Kenobi is a fan favorite among characters in the Star Wars universe; however, the Scottish actor wasn’t always certain that he wanted to play Obi-Wan. Back when McGregor was first considering playing young Obi-Wan in the Star Wars prequels (which are now famously maligned), the Moulin Rouge actor has revealed that he had serious doubts about the ...

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‘Ahsoka’ Actress ‘Can’t Be Trusted’ With ‘Star Wars’ Secrets

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Rent actress Rosario Dawson has joined the Star Wars universe as “alien Force-seeker Ahsoka”, a character who has previously only been represented via animation (and voiced by Ashley Eckstein) — and apparently, the actress is finding it difficult to stick to Star Wars-level secrecy while filming her character’s TV series! In a recent interview with Vanity Fair, Rosario Dawson admitted that ...

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Former Agent: Johnny Depp’s On-Set Attitude Added to Fall from Grace

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Johnny Depp has made the case in court that the accusations made by his ex-wife Amber Heard have ruined his career in Hollywood–including the privilege of continuing to reprise and develop the character Captain Jack Sparrow for Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. But it appears that his behavior on set might have also played a significant factor. According to The Hollywood ...

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D23 Member Donates Rare ‘Pollyanna’ Locket to Walt Disney Archives

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In the classic 1960 Disney film Pollyanna, actress Hayley Mills (who was also known for starring as two twin sisters in the 1961 film The Parent Trap, even though Lindsey Lohan’s version is better-known by modern audiences) starred as a famously-cheerful, kind girl who had a positive effect on everyone around her. In the movie, Pollyanna has a scene with a ...

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No Booze, No Politics, No Kids: Clarity on Disney+ Ads Expectations Emerges

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Earlier this week, reports came out that The Walt Disney Company has specified its plans for incorporating paid ads onto its streaming platform Disney+, seemingly reaffirming its commitment to maintaining a family-friendly atmosphere. According to Variety, Disney has already signaled to agencies that the new version of Disney+ will not accept alcohol or political advertising at its launch… According to ...

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‘Enchanted’ Sequel Gets a Release Date

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Fans of the 2014 Disney fairy tale adventure film Enchanted and its charming princess protagonist Giselle (played by actress Amy Adams) have been eagerly waiting for the film’s sequel to be made — even though it has taken over 13 years. The sequel Disenchanted has made slow progress, but now the movie has finally passed muster and D23 has confirmed the film’s release date! ...

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Disney World to Keep Extra Magic Hours’ Shortened Replacement

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It looks like Disney World Resort Hotel Guests are going to have to wait a little longer for Extra Magic Hours to come back to the Theme Parks. According to Disney Parks Blog, “Our very popular early theme park entry benefit for Disney Resort hotel guests will continue beyond the 50th Anniversary for visits throughout all of 2023! This benefit ...

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Disney+ Update: ‘Baymax!’ Series Gets Release Date

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It appears there is some Disney+ series news that does not involve the MCU or Star Wars. Disney’s Big Hero 6 spinoff animated series, Baymax! finally has a release date. According to an update on Disney’s streaming service, the series will debut on June 29, 2022. Aside from the trailer seen above, there has been little to no word on the streaming series since ...

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