Tag Archives: Disney Princess

Disney’s Newest Princesses Are Announced

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As the Ultimate Princess Celebration continues, two more female celebrities have been chosen as honorees to receive honorary Disney princess titles in the ELLE magazine Modern Heroines series (which is a series that focuses on women who exude the “courage and kindness” that are Disney princess signatures. This month’s recipients of the honor are two famous actresses who both have ...

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‘Confessions of a Retired Disney Princess’ Returns

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Devout Disney fans or Disney princess fans might remember a certain viral video series from 2013 called Confessions of a Retired Disney Princess. In this series, a Disney Cast Member who had played Princess Jasmine and Pocahontas and a Disney Cast Member who had played Snow White at Walt Disney World Resort provided tons of behind-the-scenes information about everything from Disney ...

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Rachel Zegler and Alan Menken Team Up For A Non-Disney Musical

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Rachel Zegler might currently be filming her first Disney princess movie in Pinewood Studios in London (after, of course, pausing filming to address her famous Oscars snub), but the actress is already on her way to playing an animated heroine who isn’t Snow White! The West Side Story actress and Golden Globe award winner will be voicing a princess in the upcoming ...

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PHOTOS: Unleash Your Inner Rapunzel in This Fairy Tale Tower

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Calling all Disney princess fans! If you’ve dreamed of your own Disney princess castle, palace, or cottage, then you’ve probably always assumed that it was just a dream (i.e. a wish your heart makes). But fortunately, Disney princess homes do exist in real life — and an actual Rapunzel tower has just gone on the market for anyone who wants ...

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Disney Is Teaching Cast Members ‘Genderless’ Park Greetings

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We already knew that the Walt Disney Company was trying to become more inclusive and gender-neutral since the announcement last year that Disney would no longer say “boys” or “girls” within Disney Parks at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort (including within Cast Member’s scripted dialogue or greetings and spiels from the Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort stage ...

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Disney Unveils ‘Ultimate Princess Celebration’ Treats and Suites

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Disney’s “Ultimate Princess Celebration” event is still going strong with highlights like World Princess Week and ELLE magazine’s celebrity Disney princess series (which focuses on women who display lots of kindness and courage), but now there are some new Disney princess specials for Disney Guests to enjoy: new limited edition Disney meals and Disney princess suites have become available! The ...

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Photos: This Magical Snow White-Inspired Cottage is Now on the Market

It might not come with animals to help with the housework, but a gorgeous cottage reminiscent of Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) is on the market! This fairytale-inspired cottage just went up for sale in Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles with a listing price of $1,395,000. Let’s take a look inside! shared the listing that ...

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Two Oscar Nominees’ Surprising Disney Connection

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You probably already know that Spanish actress Penelope Cruz (who is currently nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress in Parallel Mothers) has had some involvement with Disney in the form of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011). You may also know that The Eyes of Tammy Faye actress Jessica Chastain (who is competing against Penelope Cruz in ...

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“I Got Passed Over”: A Disney Princess Discusses Racial Inequality in Auditions

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In a recent Insider interview with former Disney performers, several entertainers who played Disney princesses spoke up about the emotional toll that auditions involved. Contenders’ appearances are scrutinized intensely while casting directors determine whether or not their faces suit princesses in the casting call — but Helen Jane Planchet, a former Disney equity performer who played Disney’s Latina princess Elena ...

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“A Frustrating Part of Disney”: Former Disney Performers Discuss Auditions

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After meeting a Disney princess Cast Member in Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort, many female Disney fans will find themselves fantasizing about having that role. After all, dressing up as your favorite Disney princess and helping Disney Guests have a magical experience sounds fantastic! However, one Disney princess recently revealed the downsides of auditioning to play a Disney ...

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