[14 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Acquires 21st Century Fox

The Walt Disney Company has acquired 21st Century Fox including Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios for approximately $52.4 billion in stock.
The deal does not include Fox Broadcasting network and stations, Fox News, Fox Business, FS1, FS2 and Big Ten Network, which will be spun off to Fox shareholders.
Several entertainment properties including X-Men, The Simpsons, FX Networks, and National Geographic will now be part of Disney’s portfolio.
According to a press release from Disney: “Under the terms of the agreement, shareholders of 21st Century Fox will receive 0.2745 Disney shares for …

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[18 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Reveals Finisher Medals for 2018 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend

The 2018 Disney Princess Half Marathon is the 10th anniversary of the popular race weekend and Disney has revealed the finisher medals for the races.
The Disney Princess 5K finisher medal features Rapunzel from the animated film Tangled.
The 10K finisher medal features Merida from Brave, with a Celtic design on the medal.
Finishers of the Disney Princess Half Marathon will receive a Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs-inspired medal that resembles a ruby red apple.
The finishers of the Disney Fairy Tale Challenge – the 10K and half marathon – will receive a …

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[18 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Sneak Peek at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

During last weekend’s Star Wars: Galactic Nights event Disney gave guests a sneak peek at the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge land coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
In the new land guests will have a chance to actually climb on board the Millennium Falcon and walk through the hallways and sit in the cockpit.
Disney also announced that they are building a fleet of X-wing fighters for the new land.
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will be a new land in the Star Wars universe – one that fans have not seen on screen …

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[17 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney World Resort has several special events planned to help guests ring in the New Year!
The Magic Kingdom is celebrating with fireworks on December 30 and 31. The Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks will begin each night at 11:50 p.m. Guests can also enjoy dance parties in Frontierland and Tomorrowland. Park hours on December 30 and 31 are 8 a.m. until 1 a.m.
At Epcot guests can make reservations for a New Year’s Eve dinner at World Showplace, take part in New Year’s Eve dance parties at various locations …

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[15 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Preview of Pixar Pier Coming to Disney California Adventure

Disney California Adventure will be home to the new Pixar Pier in the summer of 2018 and Disney is giving guests a preview of what’s to come.
Pixar Pier will be home to “whimsical” neighborhoods and fan favorite Pixar characters from popular films.
The area will also include re-themed attractions, new food and merchandise, and the neighborhoods will be inspired by Pixar films, including The Incredibles.
That neighborhood will feature the Incredicoaster and the loading area for the coaster will be inspired by the Parr family’s home from the film.
Additionally, the 24 gondolas …

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[13 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Star Wars’ Day at Sea Experiences Announced

When Star Wars Day at Sea returns to the Disney Fantasy in January guests will have a chance to enjoy new experiences featuring the Dark Side, the Resistance, and more.
The Dark Side experiences include: Darth Vader and the Stormtroopers marching into the ship’s atrium the night before the event and Kylo Ren appearing at the Jedi Training Academy.
For the Resistance, Rey will be part of the Summon the Force nighttime show; a new “Porgs Onboard! Scavenger Hunt” will take place with Chewbacca; and guests can view all the Star Wars …

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[12 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Show Starring Russell and Dug from ‘UP’ Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A brand new live show starring Russell and Dug from UP is coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
The new show is set to premiere next spring in time for the 20th anniversary of the theme park, replacing Flights of Wonder.
The show will feature Wilderness Explorer Russell and his pal Dug “as they discover species of birds from around the world.” The show will take place in the Caravan Theater in Anandapur village.
Flights of Wonder will end on December 31 this year.
There’s no official start date for the new UP-themed show but …