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Singer Sheryl Crow recently stopped by Disney California Adventure’s Cars Land with her sons Wyatt and Levi. The trio posed for a photograph, and you’d be hard pressed to tell which of them seems more excited about exploring Radiator Springs!
For those of you who are fans of the Cars film, you may remember that Crow performed the opening song “Real Gone” from the film, so I am sure walking through Cars Land was a real treat for Sheryl and her boys.
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Children at ten nonprofits in Southern California recently got a dose of Disney magic, thanks to a recent donation by the Disneyland Resort. This week, Disneyland donated thirty of their special Lightning McQueen Power Wheels to the local nonprofits, which include the Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Orange County Ronald McDonald House, and the Anaheim Family YMCA.
These special race cars are now bringing fun and excitement to children at the nonprofits each day. The special Power Wheels are equipped with race car sounds, phrases from Disney/Pixar’s Cars films, and even …
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For the past year, the Pixar Play Parade has been on hiatus during Disney California Adventure’s expansion efforts. Now, however, the parade will be returning this summer with a few exciting changes.
The parade will still feature classic Pixar characters and worlds from such movies as Monsters Inc, Finding Nemo, Toy Story and Cars to name a few, but long-time fans of the parade will notice some changes. For example, the Omnidroid float from The Incredibles unit has been reconfigured to feature Violet for the first time. Jack Jack’s positioning has …
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Gardeners and Lovers of Springtime, rejoice! Just as foodies find pleasure and giddiness in Epcot’s annual feast for the senses, the Food and Wine Festival, so do armchair horticulturalists find a paradise of inspiration every spring, as the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival, presented by HGTV, rolls around for another glorious installment.
The gardening team at Walt Disney World work tirelessly to bring the annual event to life, which runs this year from March 7 through May 20. Visitors to the popular park will find more than 75 topiaries, celebrating …
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort will debut this year, and in this exclusive video clip you will be able to see how Walt Disney Imagineers are developing iconic Disney characters into larger-than-life, interactive statues that will be seen throughout the courtyards of the resort.
In this video, Ryan Parrish and Bill Hanus will explain what goes into their work. You’ll also hear from Chip Foose, who was the automotive designer who created Ramone’s flame design.
Chip has also been working closely with others on Disney’s California Adventure’s upcoming Cars Land, which will …
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Sources say that the Disney Store has discontinued all CARS Ridemakerz stations in every Imagination Park-model location, with the exception of their flagship store in Times Square. Most recently, the Florida Mall store in Orlando shuttered its doors on Monday without much fanfare.
Many cast members have said that initial sales of the Ridemakerz cars were very popular, but have since dwindled to almost nothing. If you were a fan of being able to create your own customized vehicle, though, fear not – Ridemakerz still has a location in Downtown Disney.
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.
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Disney’s highly anticipated Art of Animation Resort now has a scheduled date when the first wing will open. On May 31, 2012, the “Finding Nemo” wing will open its doors to the public. Other wings, which include “The Little Mermaid,” “The Lion King,” and “Cars” are expected to open later that year, as well.
The resort, which is located next to Disney’s Pop Century Resort, will include 1,120 family suites and 864 regular rooms, which will start at $248 and $94 respectively.
Plus, Disney’s Art of Animation Resort will have the largest …
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Yesterday, Disney announced their latest venture, Disney AppMATes Mobile Application Toys. These new toys are the first of their kind to allow kids to turn the Apple iPad into a virtual play mat. Developed between Disney Consumer Products and Disney Mobile, the new toy line features miniature Cars 2 vehicles with built in sensors that are immediately recognized by an app without any cables or hookups required. Simply download the free Cars 2 Appmates app from the iTunes store, place your Appmates character on the iPad screen and play.
Sunny Lauridsen, …
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Set to open in Summer 2012, Disney’s California Adventure Park’s Cars Land is shaping up to look like an amazing experience. The following photographs offer a behind-the-scenes look at how various parts of the attraction are coming together.
The Radiator Springs Racers are coming along nicely, with details emerging like the bridge in the photograph to the right. Cars will be speeding around the banked turn shown in another photograph, and in another part of town, Flo’s V8 Cafe is beginning to take shape. Across the street, you can catch a …