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PHOTO: Construction of Disney Park’s ‘Frozen’ Land Makes Progress

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Construction continues to be a common denominator when comparing the different Disney Parks and Resorts around the world. But with the frustration of seeing construction walls in the Parks comes the excitement of Disney fans being able to soon experience even more magic. Recently, we have continued to report on construction updates at the Disneyland Resort, as well as EPCOT ...

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Former Disney Starlet’s Plane Struck by Lightning

While celebrities are used to taking to the skies for flights to destinations where they plan to make appearances, severe weather conditions are no joke, and putting safety first is the best way to deal with any tense situation in the air. Former Hannah Montana star and singer Miley Cyrus recently experienced some frightening weather while on a flight to ...

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Will Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Return This Year?

Guests at Walt Disney World have already seen a number of special events return to the theme parks and resorts in their original, pre-pandemic forms. This year’s EPCOT International Festival of the Arts was the first EPCOT festival since the park’s closure in 2020 to have a full lineup of programming, including the return of the Disney on BROADWAY Concert ...

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Meet the “Female Indiana Jones”

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As part of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Month, Disney has been showcasing female Cast Members and significant female historical figures. The newest addition to this entourage is the “female Indiana Jones”, a bonafide National Geographic explorer who seems like she stepped out of an Uncharted scene or an Indiana Jones adventure movie! On the Disney Parks Blog, Dr. ...

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Here Are Your Favorite Disney Dogs as Puppies!

Wednesday March 23, 2022 is National Puppy Day! Established in 2006, National Puppy Day is a day meant to celebrate our adorable fluffy best friends, and raise awareness about the evils of puppy mills, helping prospective pet owners consider adoption. In honor of man’s best friend, here are some of our favorite dogs from Disney movies, and what they might ...

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OpEd: Disney LGBTQ+ Inclusion Efforts Need New Content, NOT Classic IPs

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So, it appears that Disney bosses will allow a same-sex kiss to be included in the final cut of Pixar Animation Studios’ highly-anticipated upcoming feature, Lightyear. Considering the news comes after CEO Bob Chapek was grilled for not being sufficiently outspoken against Florida legislation than a very vocal contingent, the decision was viewed by some to be a pandering play to ...

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Director of ‘Encanto’ Confirms Fan Theory, Hints at Possibility of a Sequel

The latest hit from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Encanto (2021) has taken Disney fans by storm leading to the film becoming one of the most rewatched titles on Disney+, spawning a number of social media trends based on the movie’s soundtrack, and even sparking conversations about a sequel or place within Walt Disney World theme parks. Recently, Encanto director Jared ...

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“We Have a Mentally-Ill Hero”: Ethan Hawke Discusses ‘Moon Knight’

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The most highly-anticipated Marvel movie on its way soon is most likely Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, but Marvel Studios has another lesser-known series coming to Disney+ first! Moon Knight is a new Marvel series starring Oscar Isaac and Ethan Hawke; you can see the Moon Knight trailer here. During the press tour for Moon Knight series, that same ...

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Tickets Available Soon for Favorite Summer Event at Walt Disney World

Things at the Walt Disney World Resort at getting closer to “normal” and with that comes the return of fan-favorite events all around the parks and resorts. Starting earlier this year with the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts, Guests saw the return of the full Disney on BROADWAY Concert Series, marking the first time a festival concert series was ...

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CONFIRMED: Disney Meet and Greets Return Without Social Distancing

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Even though the Disney magic has still been present for many Disney Guests during the socially distanced character Meet and Greets, some Disney Guests (particularly children) have felt less of a connection to Disney characters with a gap of six feet between them. Fortunately for any Disneyland Paris Guests who have felt that disparity during the pandemic, the Parisian Disney ...

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