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[31 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Julie Andrews and Target Collaborate with Disney to Announce the First Annual National Princess Week

Best-selling children’s author, actress and singer Julie Andrews has announced a collaboration with Target and The Walt Disney Company to introduce the first annual National Princess Week, which will launch April 22, 2012.
In support of Andrews’s dedication to “nurturing every child’s unique spirit,” National Princess Week will be dedicated to celebrating the imaginations and beautiful spirit of every princess – be it real or imagined. Says Andrews:
So many children fall in love with the whimsical wonder of princesses and all the goodness that they represent. Joining Target and Disney to …

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[31 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney-ABC Extends Licensing Deal with Netflix and Amazon

Disney-ABChas extended their licensing deal with Netflix, while creating a separate deal with Amazon to stream Disney content. With the extended Netflix contract, new episodes of Disney-ABC series like Grey’s Anatomy, Desperate Housewives and others will be available via their streaming service 30 days after air. Other television shows from ABC, ABC Family and the Disney Channel will also be available for streaming.
The new contract with Amazon will allow members of Amazon Prime, a loyalty program, to watch many of the same Disney shows via instant streaming. Members will be …

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[30 Oct 2011 | One Comment | ]
Noah Fine Art Collective to Debut New Muppet Collection at Diseyland’s Downtown Disney

We just can’t wait for The Muppets to debut in theaters on November 23, and Disney has recently announced some special merchandise that will be coming to the parks to celebrate the upcoming film. The artist Noah, together with two of his favorite collaborative artists, Dez Einswell and Jon Chase, will bring the amazing Muppet characters that we know and love to life in a new collection. Merchandise included in the new collection will include a variety of clothing, original and limited edition artwork, skate decks, and Vinylmation.
About the new …

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[30 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Offers No Tricks – Just Treats!

Looking for a fall getaway with a twist?  Check out this spooktacular offer from the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin!
Tomorrow -  Halloween – book your reservation with the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort and receive a special treat, which will be drawn randomly, and will be immediately applied towards your reservation. 
Just call 888 828 8850 between the hours of 8am and 7pm EST on October 31, 2011, and speak to a reservations agent to take advantage of this awesome offer!  Say “TRICK OR TREAT” and the special …

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[29 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘Toy Story 3′ Writer Michael Arndt to Pen Script for ‘Phineas and Ferb’ Feature Film

Fans of the hit Disney Channel show Phineas and Ferb will soon be able to see their favorite characters on the big screen. Phineas and Ferb will be coming to theaters in a new feature film in the summer of 2013, and it looks like Disney is truly trying to make this movie a big summer hit.
To add to the clout of Phineas and Ferb‘s big screen debut, Toy Story 3 scribe Michael Arndt, who won an Academy Award in 2007 for his screenplay of Little Miss Sunshine, has been hired …

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[29 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Enter to Win a Trip Aboard the Disney Fantasy Before its Maiden Voyage

Enter HGTV’s Sailing in Grand Style Sweepstakes, and you could be the lucky grand prize winner who receives a preview cruise aboard Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, the Disney Fantasy – before its maiden voyage on March 31, 2012!
One lucky winner will receive a three night cruise for four people aboard the Disney Fantasy, as well deluxe oceanview stateroom accommodations. All meals, tips, taxes, fees and transportation to Port Canaveral, as well as airfare to and from Orlando, will also be included. The preview cruise will depart March 26, 2012.
If …

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[28 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Final Parody Trailer for ‘The Muppets’ Debuts

We’re less than one month away from the release of The Muppets in theaters, and we could not be more excited! Helping to fuel this excitement have been the fantastic parody trailers that have been released for the film over the past few months, from “Being Green” to the most recent trailer, “The Pig with the Froggy Tattoo.” While the film is only a few short weeks away, Disney has offered us one final parody trailer for the film. And in this trailer, the Muppets are parodying…themselves?!
Yes, this final trailer …

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[28 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting: ‘Good Luck Charlie’ Stars Celebrate Halloween Time at Disneyland Park

Leigh-Allyn Baker and Bradley Steven Perry from Disney Channel’s hit series Good Luck Charlie stopped by Disneyland park last week for some frightfully good fun with Mickey and Goofy.
Kim, Bradley’s real-life mom, was also on hand for the festivities – this was the first time any of them had experienced Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort. Sources say that, despite the Halloween-themed Haunted Mansion and Space Mountain: Ghost Galaxy attractions, both of them were most excited about experiencing Star Tours: The Adventures Continue.
The stars also have their own Halloween traditions …

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[27 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Restaurants to Charge No-Show Diners

Yesterday, Disney instituted a policy to help crack down on guests who fail to show up to their dinner reservations. Now, guests who want to eat at one of Disney’s fine dining restaurants will be asked for a credit card when making their reservation.
If a party fails to show up or neglects to cancel within 24 hours of the reservation, a fee of $10 per person will be charged to their credit card. According to park officials, 19 signature restaurants at the Walt Disney World Resort have adopted this policy, …

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[26 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
John Lasseter to Get Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Disney/Pixar’s Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter will be getting his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The director of Toy Story and Cars will be honored during a special ceremony in front of the El Capitan Theatre November 1 at 11:30 a.m., where he will receive his star and become star number 2,453 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Currently, Lasseter is overseeing the creation of Cars Land, an addition to Disney’s California Adventure theme park set to debut next summer. He also directed this year’s Cars 2.
Bonnie Hunt, …