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[27 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Zootopia’ Wins Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hit film Zootopia won the Academy Award for best Animated Feature at the 89th Oscars.
The film was nominated in the category alongside Moana.
Other nominations for Disney included best Original Song, ‘How Far I’ll Go,’ from Moana, best Short Film (animated) for Piper, and three visual effects nominations for Doctor Strange, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and The Jungle Book.
Piper won the Oscar for best Short Film (animated) and The Jungle Book won for best Visual Effects.
ESPN won its first Oscar in the Documentary Feature category …

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[13 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’ Day at Sea Announced for Select 2018 Sailings on Disney Fantasy

Disney Cruise Line has just announced that the popular Star Wars Day at Sea is returning on select cruises in 2018.
The special Star Wars-themed day is planned on 15 Disney Fantasy sailings from January through April of next year.
Star Wars Day at Sea is a full day of Star Wars-themed celebrations and events including  a deck party, fireworks, character meet-and-greets, themed activities for kids and adults, themed food and beverages, and special merchandise.
Guests are encouraged to bring Star Wars-themed costumes to wear on the Star Wars Day at Sea. Other …

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[22 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
Forest Whitaker to Join Cast of ‘Star Wars Rebels’ on Disney XD

Disney XD’s hit animated series Star Wars Rebels is adding an Academy Award-winning actor to its cast.
Forest Whitaker, who is currently starring at Rebel freedom fighter Saw Gerrera in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, is joining the cast of the animated series.
The series takes place prior to the events of Rogue One, and Whitaker will reprise his role of Gerrera. His first episode is Star Wars Rebels: Ghosts of Geonosis, Parts One and Two – which premieres on Saturday, January 7 on Disney XD.
Saw Gerrera was first introduced in …

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[20 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Studios Reaches $7 Billion Global Box Office

The Walt Disney Studios reached the $7 billion mark at the global box office today, thanks in part to the record opening weekend of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
The $7 billion threshold is a new industry record.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story made $290 million in its global debut last weekend. The Studios earned $2.7 billion domestically and nearly $4.3 billion internationally, which is a record for Disney.
This year’s record-breaking global box office was due to the success of films from Disney, Walt Disney Animation, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel …

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[11 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Disney After Hours Returns, runDisney Race Calendar, and More

Welcome to another weekly recap of the biggest Disney Parks news stories. Let’s see what’s going on at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.
2017 is shaping up to be a big year at Walt Disney World with the opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, more new restaurants coming to Disney Springs, and much more!
runDisney has released its 2017-18 race calendar! Check it out to see when you can register for certain race weekends.
Ray-Ban is releasing a new, limited-edition pair of Mickey Mouse sunglasses! You’ll find …

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[9 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Rogue One’ Merchandise Coming to the Disney Parks

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story arrives in theaters on December 16, but guests will find new merchandise inspired by the film at the Disney Parks starting now.
Merchandise items including apparel, pins, toys, and home décor are currently available in locations throughout the Disney Parks. And over the next week or so more merchandise is arriving.
Several new items will be released on December 16 to celebrate the film’s release including a limited edition Vinylmation mystery set.
The set features 11 known characters and one mystery chaser. The figures can be purchased …

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[6 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Star Wars’-Inspired Offerings Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

In celebration of the upcoming release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Disney’s Hollywood Studios is getting ready to offer some unique experiences for guests.
The AWR Troopers from the film will soon make their way to the Studios. They’ll be part of a new scene in the Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away daytime show at the theme park.
Guests visiting Star Wars Launch Bay will have a chance to check out props from Rogue One including a Shoretrooper Blaster, Director Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle, a Death Star model, and …

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[2 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
Spaceship Earth to be Transformed into the Death Star at Disney Parks Blog Meet-Up

The Disney Parks Blog is hosting a special meet-up on Monday, December 5 and during the event Spaceship Earth will be transformed into the Death Star.
The meet-up is an after-hours event at Epcot to celebrate Star Wars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the upcoming release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Registration for the meet-up has been filled, but don’t worry. If you aren’t an Orlando local and you didn’t get in to the event, you can still watch the transformation of Spaceship Earth on the Disney Parks Blog Monday …

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[23 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: New Marvel Day at Sea, New ‘Star Wars’ Merchandise, and More

Happy weekend! It’s been another busy week of Disney news, so let’s dive in and see what has been happening.
There’s a new slate of Star Wars merchandise headed to the Disney Parks ahead of the arrival of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in mid-December.
Speaking of merchandise, for just a few more days guests can order from the latest YesterEars collection at the Disney Parks online store.
Disneyland Paris is gearing up for its 25th anniversary in April 2017!
Disney Cruise Line announced new adventures for kids on the Disney Wonder debuting …

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[20 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Studios Set New International Box Office Record

The Walt Disney Studios has set a new international box office record, in turn breaking its own record from 2015.
So far in 2016 The Studios has made $3.566 billion. In July of this year the Studios set a new industry record when it reached $3 billion at the international box office. In 2015, Disney made $3.565 billion at the box office worldwide.
The international records come ahead of three major releases: Marvel’s Doctor Strange on November 14; Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana on November 23; and Lucasfilm’s Rogue One: A Star …