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[4 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Animated Short ‘Frozen Fever’ to Debut in Front of ‘Cinderella’

If you were suffering from a lack of all things Frozen, don’t worry – there’s more from Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and company on the horizon.
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen Fever is making a theatrical debut on in front of the new live-action Cinderella.
The animated short film was directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee and features an all-new original song from Academy Award winner songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.
The film, which was produced by Peter Del Vecho and Aimee Scribner, marks the first time the Oscar-winning team from Frozen …

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[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Studios’ Live-Action ‘Cinderella’ Hits Theaters in March 2015

The latest live-action adaptation of a classic Disney animated film, Cinderella, will arrive in theaters in the spring of 2015.
The film, directed by Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh (Thor, Hamlet), tells the story of Ella played by Lily James (Downton Abbey). After her mother’s death Ella’s father remarries and Ella must welcome her stepmother and stepsisters into the family home.
Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) plays the evil stepmother who eventually relegates Ella into a servant girl after Ella’s father dies. Ella is determined to honor her mother’s dying …

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[14 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Citricos to Host Disney Princess Breakfast while Cinderella’s Royal Table is Closed for Refurbishment

The very popular Cinderella’s Royal Table is closing in January for a several-month long refurbishment but guests can enjoy a meal with their favorite princesses at Citricos.
Starting January 8, Citricos at Disney’s Grand Floridian will host a Disney Princess breakfast and brunch each day from 8 a.m. until 2:20 p.m.
Cinderella will be greeting guests as they arrive at Citricos and other Disney princesses will make the rounds inside the restaurant for autographs and photos. There will also be a Magical Wishing Ceremony with Cinderella and her friends. Young princesses and …

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[10 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Dreamgirls’ Director Bill Condon to Direct Live-Action Version of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Belle and the Beast are headed to the big screen in a live-action adaptation of the beloved Disney film.
Director Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) has reportedly been tapped to direct the film, while Evan Spiliotopoulos is writing the script.
The animated Beauty and the Beast was a box office success in 1991 earning more than $375 million worldwide and earning a Best Picture Oscar nomination. The film also spawned a Broadway musical.
In addition to Dreamgirls, Condon also wrote the script to Chicago and directed two of the films in the Twilight series.
Disney’s latest …

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[10 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
runDisney and New Balance Introduce a Second Line of Running Shoes Featuring Disney Characters

Last month New Balance and runDisney announced the design for the 2014 runDisney 860 running shoes featuring Sorcerer Mickey and Pink Minnie. And now, there are two more shoes to add to the runDisney line.
New Balance announced that the second line of shoes – the 890 – will feature Goofy on the men’s shoe and Cinderella on the women’s shoe. This new running shoe will be more lightweight than the 860 and will give runners the “go fast” feeling. The shoes are aimed at runners who are looking for a …

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[1 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Novelty Toys Arriving in Disney Parks Just in Time for the Holiday Season

No trip to a Disney Park is complete without a visit to the souvenir stores and this fall, guests will have even more items to choose from when looking for that perfect gift.
Disney Parks recently announced that a new collection of novelty toys are set to make an appearance at the parks in the next few months.
One very unique novelty item is the Disney Mouse-Staches. These peel-and-stick mustaches include a Walt Disney version and a pack that includes Captain Hook, Jafar, Sulley and the Chesire Cat.
Fans of Mickey Mouse’s faithful …

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[24 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Principal Photography Begins on Disney’s Live Action Film ‘Cinderella’

Production has started on Disney’s new live action feature film Cinderella, starring Lily James and Richard Madden.
The film is being directed by Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh (Thor) and in addition to James (Downton Abbey) and Madden (Game of Thrones), also stars Cate Blanchett (The Aviator) as Lady Tremaine, and Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech, Alice in Wonderland) as the Fairy Godmother. Holliday Grainger (Anna Karenina) and Sophie McShera (Downton Abbey) play stepsisters Anastasia and Drisella, respectively. Stellan Skarsgård (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Nonso Anozie (Game …

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[18 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Princess Fairytale Hall Opens Today in Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland | ]
Princess Fairytale Hall Opens Today in Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland

Today was a day fit for royalty of all ages as the Princess Fairytale Hall opened in the Magic Kingdom.
Princess Fairytale Hall is the new home to Cinderella, Rapunzel, and other visiting princesses including Aurora, Snow White, Tiana, Jasmine, and Mulan. And of course, it’s where pint-size princesses and princes can meet and greet these members of the Disney royal court.
Created in the former site of Snow White’s Scary Adventures, there’s nothing scary about this location. The façade of the hall looks like a brightly colored tournament tent with a …

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[7 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Official Opening Date Announced for Walt Disney World’s Princess Fairytale Hall | ]
Official Opening Date Announced for Walt Disney World’s Princess Fairytale Hall

While Walt Disney World’s New Fantasyland officially opened to the public late last year, there are still a few new attractions in store before Fantasyland’s transformation is officially complete. This week, it was announced that the expansion will soon be one step closer to completion, as Princess Fairytale Hall will officially open to the public on September 18.
Princess Fairytale Hall is a new meet-and-greet location that will give guests the chance to meet some of the Disney Princesses. The new location, which features elegant theming with special touches inspired by …

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[22 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Helena Bonham Carter Cast as Fairy Godmother in Disney’s ‘Cinderella’

More casting news was released this week for Disney’s upcoming live-action film adaptation of Cinderella, as it was announced that Helena Bonham Carter has been cast in the film. Bonham Carter will be playing the Fairy Godmother who enables Cinderella, played by Lily James, to go to the ball.
This is far from the first time that Bonham Carter has worked with Disney, having appeared as the Red Queen in Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland and, most recently, in the upcoming Disney film The Lone Ranger. Bonham Carter’s role as the …