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Vivien Lyra Blair Reportedly Cast as Young Leia in ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’

Information about the upcoming DIsney+ Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi has been limited, but that could be changing as we move forward. Reports are circulating that Vivien Lyra Blair, who is best known for Netflix films Bird Box and We Can Be Heroes, has nabbed the iconic role of young Lei Organa! We have also learned that Sung Kang will be playing an ...

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Stephen Woolfenden To Step In To Direct “Willow”

Lucasfilm is working on a new “Willow” sequel series for Disney+ but it has seen a variety of directors and now we see that Outlander director Stephen Woolfenden will step in to direct the first two episodes. The series was going to be directed by Jon M. Chu but having a new baby had Jonathan Entwistle stepping in for Chu. ...

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Three Resorts Added to Disney’s Early Entry & Extended Evening Eligible List

Disney Swan and Dolphin Resorts

As Walt Disney World prepares for “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” for the resort’s 50th Anniversary, we too are making our plans to be part of the 18-month celebration kicking off on October 1, 2021. While we’ve learned the old “Extra Magic Hours” for Walt Disney World Resort guests is officially gone, we are looking forward to experiencing the new ...

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Disney Reveals More Adorable Photos & Video of Baby Hippo & Baby Gorilla

We previously shared the exciting news that Disney has shared DOUBLE the baby news! That’s right, on Monday, Disney celebrated the arrival of an adorable Nile hippopotamus calf. Then, just one day later, Disney announced the birth of a healthy western lowland gorilla! Now, Disney is taking us on a closer look at the two sweet babies as they make ...

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Universal Wants New Train Route to Disney to Stop at Universal Orlando First


Disney and Brightline recently announced they entered into an agreement to construct a train station at Disney Springs which would provide guests flying into the Walt Disney World area an easy, quick transportation option! Now, we’re learning Universal Orlando Resort has further ideas about a new route that would be stopping by Universal before reaching Walt Disney World. Credit: Disney ...

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Tom Hiddleston Says He’d Play Loki For The Rest Of His Life

With the wrap of Loki on Disney+, Tom Hiddleston has now played Loki for ten years and it doesn’t look like he is walking away from the God of Mischief anytime soon. During a recent Q & A session through Tumblr the star was asked if he would say yes to playing Loki the rest of his life. After a ...

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Celebrate Tylor’s Graduation With Deleted Monster’s At Work Scene

Monster’s At Work, a new Disney+ Original, now has three episodes available on Disney+ and they also have released a new deleted scene. This scene allows fans to see Tylor (the main monster of the series) graduate from Monster’s Univeristy. credit: whatsondisneyplus The new series takes place following the transition from screams to laughter at Monsters, Incorporated power plant. Tylor ...

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New Vera Bradley Collection Features Disney’s Sensational Six at Disney Springs

Calling all Vera Bradley collectors! We have some great news for you, as Disney Springs has announced a new line up of must-have merchandise has arrived. What makes this new collection so great? The “Sensational Six” Disney characters are featured in the most adorable ways! Credit: Disney Springs As shared via Disney Springs Twitter on July 15: “The Gang’s All ...

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