Tag Archives: Mary Poppins

Disney Should Completely Cancel This ‘Mary Poppins’ Ride

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These days, drinking “around the world” and visiting rides like Frozen Ever After might be the be-all and end-all for some Walt Disney World Resort Guests who pay a visit to the World Showcase in EPCOT. The United Kingdom pavilion isn’t necessarily the star of the show (even though it’s a great location for Mary Poppins weddings, if you consider ...

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Bob Iger Suggests Fate of Bob Chapek’s ‘Mary Poppins’ Attraction

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In his State of the Company address during The Walt Disney Company’s Annual Meeting of the Shareholders, CEO Bob Iger seemed to all but officially confirm that the leaked Mary Poppins-themed attraction would go into the wastebasket rather than EPCOT’s UK Pavilion. Originally announced at the 2019 D23 Expo as part of an ambitious revamp of EPCOT for the Walt Disney ...

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“Postponed” Disney Park Attraction Defines Cheap “Chapek-Era” Imagineering

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Like many Disney fans, I saw the supposed leaked concept art of the long-lost Mary Poppins and thought to myself, “what the heck is that?” Truth be told, I didn’t know what to really expect from a Mary Poppins-themed attraction when it was announced at D23 in 2019, but my initial expectations were that it was going to be a dark ride similar ...

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‘Mary Poppins’ Star Suffers Injuries in Car Crash

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Police confirmed beloved actor Dick Van Dyke was recently involved in a car crash. The man recognized the world over for his role as Bert in Walt Disney’s timeless classic Mary Poppins reportedly suffered minor injuries in a collision near his home in Malibu, California, on the morning of March 15. Police reportedly arrived at the scene to find Van Dyke’s silver ...

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Hidden Facts and Secret Finds Showcased in Walt Disney Presents at Hollywood Studios

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Guests come out to Disney’s Hollywood Studios for a number of reasons. The “newness” of Toy Story Land continues to draw folks to this particular section of the Park, then, of course, there’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway has also become a new must-do experience in recent years. And let’s not forget about all those other ...

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OpEd: Are Beloved Disney Classics Being Forgotten at Walt Disney World?

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In an age where the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Star Wars universe are all social media can talk about, Disney Parks are beginning to lose the sense of magic that first inspired Walt Disney’s dream. Related: Avengers Campus: New E-Ticket Ride to Bring ‘King Thanos,’ Alternate Reality With every step at your favorite Disney Park globally, a beloved intellectual property ...

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Lingering Questions About Disney World That Were Never Answered at D23

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At the most recent D23 Expo Parks Panel, we had hoped to come away with some fresh new insider knowledge surrounding some of the speculated rumors that have been floating around about Walt Disney World Resort. We also anticipated that there would at least be updated status reports or new details released in regards to some of the indefinite suspensions, ...

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Disney Recasts ‘Aging’ Princesses as Mary Poppins and the Fairy Godmother

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In a recent Bloomberg article, a writer revealed that he had learned plenty of surprising or amusing factoids while trying out various Walt Disney World Resort jobs for a week at the Disney Resort — and one thing that the writer revealed involved Disney princess performers’ mandatory shifts into other Disney characters after they become too ‘old’! It is already ...

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Julie Andrews Reflects on Fame

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Dame Julie Andrews is a beloved icon in the worlds of stage, music, and film — but the award-winning soprano, Academy Award-winning actress, and children’s book author revealed recently that she sometimes has to contend with preconceived notions of her just like younger celebrities do! The My Fairy Lady star is well known for her first big role in Mary ...

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