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Fan Shares Surprising Theory About ‘Peter Pan’ and ‘Alice in Wonderland’

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Disney fans and Marvel fans are never coming up short when it comes to conspiracy theories or fanmade theories about their favorite Disney characters, Pixar characters, or Marvel characters. Now, one Disney fan has shared a particularly intriguing theory involving Wendy Darling’s mother in the 1953 movie Peter Pan and the character Alice from the 1951 movie Alice in Wonderland! ...

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Valkyrie Is Recast For ‘What If’ Series

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Tessa Thompson has received praise for her performance as the tough, gritty King Val and Valkyrie in the Thor franchise, particularly since her character and Natalie Portman’s character Jane Foster provided some laughs in the newest Thor movie Thor: Love and Thunder. However, Tessa Thompson might not be back as Valkyrie! The next Thor-related installment should be part of the ...

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You Can Win a Disney Trip With Jodi Benson

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Disney Legend Jodi Benson has been vocal about her everlasting love for the Walt Disney Company ever since the actress and singer first voiced Ariel the little mermaid in the 1989 movie The Little Mermaid. The Disney Legend recently visited Walt Disney World Resort in order to film some promotional material for the new MagicBand+ at Walt Disney World Resort’s Hollywood ...

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New ‘Animated’ Dining Experience Announced for Disney Springs

Disney Cirque du Soleil Dining Package

The Walt Disney World Resort is adding a special dining option for Guests looking to experience the permanent and exclusive Cirque du Soleil show, Drawn to Life. Called an “Animated Evening,” Guests spending a night at the Cirque will have the opportunity to add a special prix fixe meal at one of the several participating restaurants around Disney World’s shopping and ...

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Disney Cast Member Issues Another ‘Be Kind’ PSA to Guests

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One of the ugly themes of a Disney Parks day continues to be the friction that builds between Guests and Cast Members at both the Disneyland Resort in California and the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. And one place where that friction can be found is at the site of an attraction that is constantly breaking down. A Disneyland ...

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Cast Member: ‘Don’t Do a Cast Compliment on the App’

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Cast Compliments are the ideal way for Walt Disney World Resort Guests to show their appreciation for Cast Members who truly helped make their vacation all the more magical. Previously, the two ways to ensure that a Cast Member got the recognition they deserved was to either tweet about it or took the compliment directly to Guest Relations. But, recently, ...

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Rumor: Disney Closing Brand New Marvel Ride After Guest Criticism

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Rumors are circulating that a brand new Marvel-themed roller coaster is closing after only being opened for a few weeks due to poor reception from Park Guests. Called Avengers Assemble: Flight Force, the “E-Ticket” attraction took up residence in the building that once held Rock’ n’ Roller Coaster with Aerosmith at the Disneyland Paris Resort and opened to the public ...

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Disney Releases New Genie Service Tutorial Videos

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The Walt Disney World Resort is determined to get its Guests properly acquainted with its AI Park day planner, Disney Genie, Genie+, and Individual Lightning Lane, and it recently added a list of tutorial videos to the MyDisneyExperience app in an effort to help Guests learn how to navigate them. Covering both the complementary and extra-cost side of this optimization ...

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All Signs for Covid-19 Finally Removed from Disney World

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It appears that the pandemic restrictions are finally over at The Walt Disney World Resort. After a slow and steady reopening process, the last of the signs set to signal any sort of covid-justified restrictions on the Disney World Guest experience have reportedly been removed. This marks the near end of a two-year process that included the elimination of enforced ...

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Disgraced Pixar Founder Seeks New ‘Luck’ with Apple TV+

New John Lasseter Movie

Pixar co-founder and former CCO of Walt Disney Animation Studios, John Lassetter, is back with a new animated feature-length film that promises to be fun for the whole family. But he is doing so completely outside of the Disney corporate bubble. Instead, he was asked to helm Skydance Animation’s first feature-length film, Luck, and it is finally set to be ...

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