About: Zane Figg
Profile: Zane Figg is the chief editor of DisZine.com.
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Taking place from August 19th-21st, 2011, in Anaheim, California, the D23 Expo is an event that’s been eagerly anticipated for two years — and now we have the schedule!
For those who aren’t sure what D23 is, they bill themselves as “the first official community for fans in Disney’s 88-year history.” A membership in D23 offers access to a quarterly magazine, an exclusive collectibles line, and special events like the D23 Expo (members still have to pay, but they do get a discount).
Including detailed presentations and information about many of …
Disney Movies »
Disney has finally confirmed a release for their upcoming version of the classic Wizard of Oz, titled, “Oz: The Great and Powerful.” March 8, 2013, is the magical date when you and yours will be able to sneak a peek at this 3D picture, directed by Sam Raimi.
Starring James Franco (now confirmed), Mila Kunis, and possibly Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams, “Oz: The Great and Powerful” is a prequel to the story we all know and love. It tells of the famous wizard’s arrival in Oz, where he joins forces …
In case you haven’t seen the proof, here is a pic of Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber, stepping out officially for the first time as a couple.
The hot teen stars were in attendance at the exclusive Vanity Fair Oscar party Sunday night, held at West Hollywood’s Sunset Tower Hotel. The cute twosome were seen happily snuggling together, before joyously greeting fellow teen and Best Supporting Actress nominee Hailey Steinfeld. Looking like the hippest prom pair possible, the two both wore Dolce & Gabbana – she in stunning red, he in black …
Disney Corporate, Disney Parks, Featured »
Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, reported at the Disney Investor Conference yesterday on some innovative technology and systems being developed to improve guest experience, crowd management, and overall profitability at Disney Parks.
Called The Next Generation Experience by some commentators, this bundle of innovations will help Disney to improve the less enjoyable experiences for guests, including long ride and attraction lines, missing out on theme park time due to checking in at the resort, and “feeling uncertain” of how to navigate Disney parks and resorts.
Staggs is likening …
Disney Movies, Other »
Composer and singer Randy Newman took home his fifth Grammy this weekend, as the Recording Academy awarded him the Best Score Soundtrack Album prize for “Toy Story 3″ at Sunday night’s star-studded ceremony.
This marks the fourteenth nomination for Newman, who has been a fixture in the world of film composition for more than twenty years. Newman’s album beat out another Disney contender, Alice in Wonderland, to take home honors.
Newman was also nominated in the category of Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television, or Other Visual Media, for the “The Princess and the …
Disney Media, Disney Movies »
Rumors had been swirling about Demi Lovato starring in a new Marvel “Avengers” movie, however the Hollywood Reporter says that the Disney Channel star will not be in the movie. According to the article:
Sources inside Lovato’s camp as well as Marvel’s, however, said there was no truth to the rumor, denying across the board Lovato’s involvement. Part of the problem in hiring the actress is that she’s currently in rehab “for emotional and physical issues.”
Obviously her rehab would interfere with such plans, but it seems she’s already been ruled …
Disney Media, Disney Parks »
Disney Parks »
The Hilton Bonnet Creek, a brand new resort on Disney World property, is holding a 48-hour Thanksgiving sale!
From now through noon (EST) on Saturday, November 20th, you can book rooms at this exclusive resort starting at $129 per night. Dates available include 11/18/2010 – 11/28/2010.
Even better, here’s a list of some holiday activities happening at the resorts. From fireworks to golf events to incredible holiday treats in the restaurants and cafes, there’s a lot to look forward to; plus, you’ll have free coach service to and from Disney parks!
Your Thanksgiving …
Disney Media »
Disney Channel is trying out some new tricks — and relying on some old ones — with its brand new show, Shake It Up, debuting on November 7th.
Created by Chris Thompson (known for hits like Laverne and Shirley and Bosom Buddies), this is the first Disney Channel series that will focus on a best friends duo, but it still relies on a “show within a show,” which is a premise the channel has succeeded with before. The story will follow teen friends CeCe Jones and Raquel “Rocky” Blue as they …
Disney Movies »
Check it out! Here’s the teaser trailer for Disney Pixar’s sequel, Cars 2, due in theaters on June 24th, 2011!
The film stars the vocal talent of Owen Wilson as race car Lightning McQueen, who, with his friend Mater as pit boss, tackles his biggest challenge yet — the first Race of Champions!
The two set off across the globe in pursuit of a win — and encounter a world of intrigue and mystery along they way! Traveling through England, Japan, France, Italy, and Germany, McQueen and Mater get caught in a …