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Disney Reveals Plans to Close ‘Expedition Everest’ Again

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The popular snowy roller coaster ride that closed in January of 2022 and reopened in April might not be open again in the Animal Kingdom Disney Park for long. Apparently, the Walt Disney Company has started the process of closing Expedition Everest again by filing construction permits in order to carry out more renovations and refurbishments for Expedition Everest: Legend ...

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Disney Announces Ride’s Closing Date

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Many Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort rides have closed for refurbishment in the past few months or years, with staggered reopenings so that Disney Guests still have plenty to do (when they’re behaving themselves, that is). Now, a Disneyland Park attraction that has been open since 1959 is closing for refurbishment — and no reopening date has been ...

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Disney Closes Attraction Due to Guests’ Bad Behavior

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Once again, Disney Guests’ bad behavior and mistreatment of Cast Members is threatening to ruin the Disney magic for everyone else. Several Disney Guests recently got into a shockingly disturbing brawl in the Magic Kingdom, leading to arrests and lifetime bans from the theme park, and events in a French Disney Park have just made it clear that Disney Guests’ ...

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Disney Explains Why ‘Jungle Cruise’ Water Turns Pink

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There have been plenty of strange or surprising incidents in Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort recently — but some bright pink water permeating the river of the Jungle Cruise ride certainly takes the cake! A Disneyland Guest recently spotted the pink river and shared photos online, asking fellow Disney fans for answers about the water’s dramatic change in ...

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Disney Sets Its Sights on ‘Doctor Who’

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One of the U.K.’s most popular shows could be switching over to Disney+! The long-running series Dr. Who might become a Disney+ project. According to Bloomberg, Disney is “looking to bulk up on established entertainment” —  i.e. acquire already-successful shows and stream them on Disney+. The Walt Disney Company is apparently “in discussions with” British Broadcasting Corp., otherwise known as the ...

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Ryan Reynolds Hilariously Rates Old Disney Movies

The Deadpool and Red Notice actor Ryan Renolds is known for several things: his charisma, his deadpan humor, his talent, and his marriage to popular actress Blake Lively. Ryan Reynolds is almost always cheeky when it comes to social media posts, as many fans of his would expect, but the actor has also just released a funny list of his own ratings for classic ...

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Jodi Benson Returns to Disney

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The beloved Disney Legend who voiced the little mermaid Ariel in the 1989 Disney movie The Little Mermaid has just returned to Disney — Disney’s Hollywood Studios, that is — for an adorable reunion with Ariel’s friends Sebastian the crab and Flounder the fish! Disney Legend Jodi Benson voiced Ariel in the 1989 movie The Little Mermaid, the 2000 sequel The Little ...

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Social Media Is Enraged Over Disneyland’s New Cast Member Attendance Policy


It’s no secret that Cast Members make the magic at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Even with iconic experiences and attractions, it’s truly the Cast Members that keep the pixie dust afloat. So, with a new Cast Member Attendance Policy floating into Disneyland, social media isn’t keeping quiet. Credit: Disney RELATED: Disney Puts Guests First, Restricts Beloved Cast ...

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Marvel Star Appears in EPCOT

Dave Bautista Experiences Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

The Disney Parks and Disney Resorts have had their fair share of celebrity visits recently (including visits from Chrissy Teigen, John Stamos, and the Kardashians). Now, a lesser-known Marvel celebrity has made an appearance! The pro-wrestler-turned-actor Dave Bautista was not a big name outside of the wrestling community until he shifted into acting and played parts in Marvel Cinematic Universe ...

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