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[21 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
D23 Announces Fanniversary Celebration

D23 has announced the 2017 Fanniversary Celebration – and this year fans are celebrating the 35th anniversary of Ecpot.
The celebration is planned for Sunday, October 1 (the actual anniversary of Epcot) and it kicks off a month-long celebration for Epcot’s 35th anniversary.
The event takes place at World Showplace and includes three presentations that celebrate Epcot.
Attendees will also receive a boxed lunch during the presentation and a one-of-a-kind gift created for the Fanniversary celebration.
Tickets for the D23 Fanniversary are $135 per person plus a $5 processing fee. The event is only …

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[18 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Pirate-Themed Exhibit Announced for D23 Expo 2017

A new pirate-themed exhibit has been announced for the 2017 D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center.
The exhibit, ‘Walt Disney Archives Presents – A Pirate’s Life for me: Disney’s Rascals, Scoundrels, and Really Bad Eggs,’ is a 12,000 square foot exhibit that celebrates some of Disney’s most popular pirates.
The exhibit will feature artwork, attraction vehicles, Audio-Animatronics® figures, and more.
Some of the items in the exhibit include: concept art from Peter Pan, artwork from Treasure Island, Pirates of the Caribbean Audio-Animatronics® figures from the Disneyland attraction, a pirate ship from Peter …

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[17 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Teaser Trailer Released for Final Season of ‘Star Wars Rebels’ on Disney XD

Fans at last week’s Star Wars Celebration in Orlando had a chance to see the teaser trailer for the final season of Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels.
The show’s executive producer Dave Filoni says the final season will “complete the journey” that the show was meant to be from the start. During a panel at the event he said, “We all felt that the time was right and that the characters were at a point where their story, and their destinies, should finally be revealed.”
The voice cast of Star Wars Rebels …

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[16 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: ‘Star Wars’ News, New DFB Guide to Epcot Snacks, and More

Happy Easter!
It’s been another busy week full of fun Disney news including exciting updates about Star Wars, a new snack guide from our friends at the Disney Food Blog, and much more! Let’s hop to it!
The annual Star Wars Celebration was held in Orlando at the end of the week and we finally saw the official movie poster for Star Wars: The Last Jedi! And, fans had a chance to check out the new teaser trailer for the film!
Our friends at the Disney Food Blog launched the 2017-18 DFB Guide …

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[12 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Star Wars Force For Changes Teams with Omaze for New Fundraising Campaign

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Star Wars, a new Star Wars: Force For Change campaign has been announced.
Star Wars: Force For Change has teamed with Omaze to launch the ‘Star Wars Past, Present, and Future’ campaign that will benefit UNICEF and Starlight Children’s Foundation.
This new campaign kicked off April 11 and runs through May 11. Fans can enter a contest at Omaze.com/StarWars to have the chance to win a different prize pack each week.
Prizes include the chance to appear in the new as-yet-untitled Han Solo movie, tickets to …

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[11 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Interactive Racing Game, Cars 3: Driven to Win, Inspired by Disney/Pixar’s ‘Cars 3’

A brand new interactive game inspired by Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3 is coming this summer!
Cars 3: Driven to Win is being developed by Avalanche Software under Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The game will be available for PlayStation4, PlayStation3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, and Wii U on June 13.
The new game picks up after the big race in the film and extends the storyline of the film with new adventures featuring new and familiar characters. Players can join Lightning McQueen and Cruz Ramirez as they prepare to take on Jackson …

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[8 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Nine New Disney Legends to be Honored at D23 Expo in July

Nine new Disney Legends will be honored at this summer’s D23 Expo.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Disney Legends Award. The first Disney Legends Award was given to Fred MacMurray in 1987, and since then 276 Disney Legends have been honored with the award.
The award is the highest honor that is bestowed by The Walt Disney Company and past recipients include Steve Jobs, George Lucas, Susan Lucci, Johnny Depp, and more.
This year’s Disney Legends are: Carrie Fisher, Clyde “Gerry” Geronimi, Manuel Gonzales, Mark Hamill, Wayne Jackson, Stan Lee, …

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[4 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Club Penguin Island Now Available on Mobile Devices

Disney has launched an all-new Club Penguin experience for mobile devices.
Club Penguin Island features and modern take on Club Penguin and was developed especially for mobile devices.
“Club Penguin has been a favorite online destination for millions of kids for more than a decade, and Club Penguin Island was designed for the next generation of players who have grown up on mobile devices,” said Kyle Laughlin, SVP, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, Apps and Games, in a press release. “The new experience offers players the fun and social elements we …

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[3 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures’ Get Second Season on Disney XD

The popular animated series, LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, is returning for a second season this summer on Disney XD.
“The series creators expertly deliver an equal amount of comedy and signature Star Wars adventure into their storytelling,” said Marc Buhaj, senior vice president, programming and general manager, Disney XD. “We’re looking forward to bringing our viewers a brand new season of galactic adventures with the Freemaker family throughout summer.”
So far in the series, the Freemaker family has found a new home with the Rebel fleet, which brings them face …

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[28 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Animated Series, ‘Puppy Dog Pals,’ Coming to Disney Channel in April

A new animated series, Puppy Dog Pals, is set to debut on Disney Channel on April 14.
The new series was created by comedian Harland Williams and follows two pug brothers, Bingo and Rolly, with thrill-seeking appetites. Their adventures take them through their neighborhood and around the world.
The pugs’ owner Bob, his cat Hissy, and a “loveable robot” named A.R.F. are also part of the adventures in the show.
Each episode of Puppy Dog Pals will feature two 11-minute stories that “showcase Bingo and Rolly’s similarities and  differences while demonstrating positive lessons …