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[11 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney to Launch ESPN Streaming Service and Ending Netflix Agreement

The Walt Disney Company announced this week that it agreed to acquire majority ownership of BAMTech, LLC.
The Company will launch its ESPN-branded multi-sport video streaming service next year and will also launch a Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service in 2019.
This mean that Disney’s current agreement with Netflix will end with the 2019 calendar year theatrical slate.
Disney will pay $1.58 billion to acquire an additional 42% stake in BAMTech. The company is a leader in direct-to-consumer streaming technology.
The ESPN-branded service debuting in 2018 will feature an “array” of sports programming including about …

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[11 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney PhotoPass Options at Disney California Adventure

This summer guests at Disney California Adventure can tell document their Summer of Heroes adventures with Disney PhotoPass.
PhotoPass will capture your adventures at Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout, outside of the Collector’s Fortress, and more.
There’s also a Baby Groot Magic Shot in Hollywoodland.
And, guests can also take part in several heroic encounters with Spider-Man, Captain America, a regenerated Groot, and more.
Kids who take part in the Avengers Training Initiative with Black Widow and Hawkeye can also get in on the PhotoPasss fun with a photo opportunity with the …

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[21 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Retail MagicBands Coming to Pandora – The World of Avatar

If you find yourself in Pandora – The World of Avatar this summer be sure to check out the new retail MagicBands at Windtraders.
Earlier this spring guests could find retail MagicBands in Pandora and now more limited-edition bands are available.
A teal MagicBand featuring the Valley of Mo’ara at sunset is part of the lineup – and you’ll also find this artwork on apparel and a luggage tag.
A blue MagicBand inspired by the bioluminescent world of Pandora is also available.
The blue MagicBand comes in a decorative box, featuring more of the …

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[20 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Seasonal Experience Celebrating Dia de los Muertos Coming to Disney California Adventure

Disney California Adventure is set to celebrate Dia de los Muertos with a new seasonal experience coming to the park this fall.
The new seasonal experience starts September 15 and runs through November 2.
The Día de los Muertos celebration will feature entertainment with musicians and dancers, interactive activities including Mexican folk art, along with special decorations and food.
The new Disney/Pixar film Coco will be one of the themes of the festival with special experiences inspired by the film.
And on November 5, some elements of the celebration will be moved it ‘a …

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[18 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Paris Hotel to Get Marvel-Themed Makeover

The Disney Parks and Resorts news coming out of the D23 Expo last weekend wasn’t just limited to Walt Disney World and Disneyland. We also heard an exciting update about Disneyland Paris.
Disney Parks and Resorts chairman Bob Chapek announced that Disney’s Hotel New York at Disneyland Paris will be reimagined into Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel.
The hotel will “will transport our guests to the action-packed, inspiring world of Super Heroes including Iron Man, The Avengers, and Spider Man among others!” according to Chapek.
Artist renderings of the …

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[17 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Toy Story Land to Open in 2018 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

At last weekend’s D23 Expo, Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts announced that Toy Story Land is opening next year at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!
The new land will feature two new attractions for guests, and guests will be “shrunk” to toy size in the land which is supposed to be Andy’s backyard.
The first attraction, Slinky Dog Dash, is a family coaster where guests will “zip, dodge and dash” over the track that stretches Slinky Dog to his limits.
The other attraction is Alien Swirling Saucers, and this attraction is …

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[17 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney California Adventure Updates Announced at D23 Expo

Disney California Adventure is getting a new super hero experience and an update to its Paradise Pier area in 2018!
During the Parks and Resorts panel at last weekend’s D23 Expo Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts gave attendees a peek at what’s coming to the Disneyland Resort.
First, the Paradise Pier area at Disney California Adventure will become Pixar Pier.
The Pixar Pier area will feature neighborhood populated with Pixar characters from Toy Story, The Incredibles, Inside Out, and more.
Pixar Pier’s grand opening in 2018 will coincide with the …

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[15 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios Announce Upcoming Film Slate at D23 Expo

Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios announced the upcoming animated film slate at the D23 Expo on Friday.
The first film slated for release is Coco which arrives in theaters on November 22.
The film tells the story of Miguel, an aspiring musician whose family has banned music. Miguel finds himself in the Land of the Dead where he meets “charming trickster” Hector, and the duo sets off on a journey to find the story behind Miguel’s family history.
Coco features the voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Benjamin Bratt, and more, and features songs …

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[14 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Unveil Model of Star Wars Land at D23 Expo

The 2017 D23 Expo starts today, but the Disney Parks have already unveiled the model for the Star Wars lands that are under construction at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The new totally immersive land will transport guests to a remote trading port on a never-before-seen planet.
The lands will feature two new attractions – one where guests take control of the Millennium Falcon and another where guests find themselves in the middle of a battle between the First Order and the Resistance.
Check out more photos and a video here.
The Star Wars-themed …

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[6 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Jewelry and Handbag Collections Coming to D23 Expo

The 2017 D23 Expo starts next week and today we have more news about the merchandise at the Disney Dream Store.
Guests will find collection from Alex and Ani, Crislu, and Rebecca Hook, in addition to two new watches from Bulova.
The new Alex and Ani bangles are part of the “Through the Years” collection that celebrates milestones at the Disney Parks. Bracelets will celebrate Oswald The Lucky Rabbit’s anniversary in addition to Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Tours, and Space Mountain.
D23 Gold Members can purchase a Crislu key necklace featuring a …