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[9 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT Opens May 27 at Disney California Adventure

In just a few weeks guests at Disney California Adventure will have a chance to get up close to the Guardians of the Galaxy on the new Mission: BREAKOUT attraction.
The characters in the new attraction include Star Lord, Rocket, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Groot, The Collector, Apheta, and Mantis.
The attraction features new visual and audio effects, a special “mix tape” of music, and multiple ride experiences.
To celebrate the opening of the new attraction Disneyland is celebrating the Summer of Heroes with special events, character meet-and-greets, and more.
This summer will mark …

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[27 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT to Feature Six Scenarios and Mix of Songs

Disney California Adventure’s new attraction, Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout, will feature six rescue scenarios and some awesome music!
The attraction’s six random scenarios were created by Disney Imagineers and synchronizes the attraction’s “ascend-and-drop” with songs from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
Some of the songs from the ride’s “mix tape” include: Hit Me With Your Best Shot (Pat Benatar), Give Up The Funk (Parliament), Born To Be Wild (Steppenwolf), I Want You Back (Jackson 5), Free Ride (The Edgar Winters Group), and Burning Love (Elvis).
The songs will accompany different …

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[10 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
More Details Announced for Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT at Disney California Adventure

The brand new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT is set to open May 27 at Disney California Adventure and we’re getting more details about the new attraction.
Guests will meet all the Guardians of the Galaxy including Rocket, Star Lord, and even Groot in the new attraction
The storyline of the ride is that Taneleer Tivan (The Collector) has the Guardians on display in his collection but Rocket has escaped and is enlisting the VIP guests for help. Guests will board a gantry lift that “launches them into a chaotic …

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[16 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney California Adventure Announces Summer of Heroes Starting May 27

Disney California Adventure has announced a new special event for this summer – the Summer of Heroes.
This limited-time experience coincides with the opening of Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT on May 27. The new attraction takes guests into the world of Guardians of the Galaxy as they help Rocket break his pals out of the Collector’s Fortress.
The Summer of Heroes will also feature a ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Dance Off!’ with Star-Lord, Super Hero Encounters with Groot, Captain American, and Spider-Man.
Other events this summer include Avengers Training …

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[25 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney California Adventure to Become Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney California Adventure is closing early next year and will reopen in the summer of 2017 as Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT.
The announcement of the ride update was made at Comic-Con by Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios.
The backstory of the new attraction is that inside his fortress-like collection, The Collector is displaying the Guardians of the Galaxy. They’re all trapped in customized cases but Rocket has escaped and is enlisting the Collector’s VIPs for help.
Guests will board a gantry lift …

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[21 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Announces New Merchandise Program Ahead of the 2017 Sequel to ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

With the Guardians of the Galaxy sequel still months away, Marvel has already announced a “super-charged” merchandise program for the film.
The new merchandise program will offer “year-round support to the franchise” with a focus on young consumers. The program will include new toys, games, books, apparel, accessories, and more.
A slate of new Marvel Publishing titles is planned, as is a second season of the Disney XD Guardians of the Galaxy animated series.
A press release about the new merchandise program says Marvel is priming Guardians of the Galaxy to be a …

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[24 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Comics Creates Special Comic for Children’s Hospitals Around the Country

Marvel has created a special fold-out comic poster that will be distributed to almost 450 hospitals around the country.
Disney and Child Life Council have worked together since 2014 to provide these fold-out comic posters to be included in care packages for the hospitals. The comics have starred Iron Man and Captain America in the past.
This year’s comic features the Guardians of the Galaxy in a tale about friendship, camaraderie, and relying on others when in need of help. Marvel wanted to show that there’s no shame in needing help from …

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[5 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney Consumer Products Announces 2015 ‘Marvel Super Hero Spectacular’

Disney Consumer Products has officially announced an expansion of the Marvel Super Hero Spectacular for 2015.
The inaugural Spectacular took place in the fall of 2014 and was such a huge hit that it’s being expanded to run for five weeks this year – from the end of September until the end of October.
The 2015 Marvel Super Hero Spectacular will introduce a new marketing and retail strategy that includes more partners and more merchandise.
This campaign will also focus on core Marvel franchises including The Avengers, Spider-Man, and Guardians of the Galaxy. …

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[11 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Releases Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings for Fiscal 2014

The Walt Disney Company has released its fourth quarter and year-end earnings for the fiscal year 2014.
The report showed an 8 percent increase in revenue to a record $48.8 billion and a 22 percent increase in income to a record $47.5 billion.
“Our results for Fiscal 2014 were the highest in the company’s history, marking our fourth consecutive year of record performances,” said Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, in a press release.
The company’s media networks revenue increased 5 percent to $5.2 billion. Operating income at the …

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[31 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Studios Reveals ‘Phase 3’ of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Earlier this week fans of Marvel Studios were given a sneak peek at the films that will make up ‘Phase 3’ of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige revealed the films during a special event at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.
Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man are the first two films in this next cinematic phase. They are scheduled to arrive in theaters on May 1, 2015 and July 17, 2015 respectively.
The films announced take the Marvel Cinematic Universe through 2019 and include new films featuring Captain …