[22 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Animation Studios Announces Next Film – ‘Moana’

Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced its 56th animated feature film – Moana.
The film is scheduled to arrive in theaters in 2016, two years ahead of the originally announced release date of 2018.
The film is a CG-animated comedy-adventure that tells the story of a spirited teenager on a mission to fulfill her ancestor’s quest.
The film is set in the ancient South Pacific world of Ocenia where Moana sets sail in search of a fabled island. She teams up with her hero the demi-god Maui and they encounter sea creatures and …

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[22 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Deadline Approaching to Apply for 2015 Disney Dreamer Academy with Steve Harvey

High school students hoping to apply for the 2015 Disney Dreams Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine have until October 31 to get in their applications.
The outside-the-classroom educational mentoring program takes 100 students each year to participate.
The Disney Dreamer Academy works to inspire and fuel the dreams of teen and helps them prepare for the future. The students chosen for the program will have the chance to participate in hands-on, full-immersion workshops related to varying careers paths.
Applicants for the program must answer three essay questions about their personal stories, …

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[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Announce ‘Made With Magic’ Glowing Merchandise Items

Guests at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland will soon be able to add new items to go with their Glow With the Show ear hats.
Disney Parks just announced the debut of ‘Made With Magic’ items that, like the Glow With the Show ear hats, will light up and interact with several nighttime shows and fireworks displays at Walt Disney World and Disneyland.
The new Made With Magic items include a Minnie Mouse headband, a Mickey Mouse glove, and a Sorcerer Mickey-inspired magic wand.
The magic wand has a little extra magic …

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[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Consumer Products Introduces New Disney-Branded Bagged Apples

Disney Consumer Products recently introduced new Disney and Marvel branded bagged apples at grocery stores around the country.
The bagged apples feature both Frozen and Marvel’s Spider-Man branded bags and are packaged to inspire kids to eat more fruits and vegetables.
“Beyond the toy aisle, Frozen is also keeping the produce section fresh and cool,” said John T. King, vice president of licensing, consumables, Disney Consumer Products. “The global appeal of our stories and characters gives Disney Consumer Products an opportunity to continue to expand our produce portfolio and empower parents with …

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[20 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad to be the Focus of New Comic Book Series

Fans of Disney’s thrilling Big Thunder Mountain Railroad will soon have a chance to experience the thrills of the attraction in a comic book.
The five-part comic book series Big Thunder Mountain Railroad will feature stories from Walt Disney Imagineering. Action-packed stories include earthquakes, floods, and dynamite chewing goats.
The adventures in the story are set in the wild frontier and will take readers back in time to a Gold Rush town where the residents battle the mountain. Readers will also discover why Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is more than just an …

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[18 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Hiro and Baymax Arriving at Disney Parks for Fan Meet and Greets this Fall

The stars of Disney’s newest animated film are headed to the Disney Parks.
Hiro and Baymex from Disney’s Big Hero 6 will be meeting guests at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios beginning in November.
At Disney’s Hollywood Studios guests can visit The Magic of Disney Animation and tour the lab from the San Fransokyo Institute of Technology as seen in the film. After the tour they can meet Hiro and Baymax in Hiro’s workshop.
In Disneyland guests will have a chance to visit Hiro’s workshop located near the Starcard in Tomorrowland. An extended …

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[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Tim Burton’s ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ Returns to Theaters for Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, Jack Skellington and his band of spooky friends are back.
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is coming back to movie theaters nationwide for a limited engagement.
More than 200 Cinemark and AMC Theater locations around the country will be showing the spooky holiday classic in 2D beginning October 31 and running through November 5.
At the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, fans can see The Nightmare Before Christmas in 4D – complete with “chilling” effects – beginning October 24 and running through November 2. Tickets for this …