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[10 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
First Official Teaser Trailer Released for ‘Thor: Ragnarok

The first official teaser trailer has been released for Thor: Ragnarok.
The film, coming this fall to theaters, takes place after the event of Avengers: Age of Ultron.
In the film Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe on the planet of Sakaar – without his hammer.
He finds himself “in a race against time” to get back to his home planet of Asgard where he must stop Ragnarok – the destruction of his home and the end of Asgardian civilization by the Goddess of Death, Hela (played by Cate …

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[27 Oct 2015 | One Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’-Themed Fruit and Vegetables Coming to a Grocery Store Near You

Disney Consumer Products recently announced the launch of a new line of Star Wars branded fruits and vegetables to celebrate the addition of Lucasfilm to The Walt Disney Company’s Healthy Living Commitment.
The new products include Star Wars-themed bagged apples by Sage, citrus fruit from Dayka Hackett, carrots from Kern Ridge, and grapes with Yoda-themed packaging by Four Star.
Samples of the new products were unveiled at the PMA Fresh Summit Convention and Expo in Atlanta. All of the fruits and vegetables meet the nutritional guidelines put in place by Disney.
Other new …

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[28 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Expands Merchandise Presence with Sporting Goods and Accessories

Marvel is expanding its brand and branching out into sporting goods and accessories.
This new venture comes after the brand was featured in a custom edition insert ‘The Body Issue: Super Heroes Edition’ that was included in the most recent issue of ESPN The Magazine. Marvel also had a presence at the X Games 2015 where Next X Park was renamed Marvel Next X Park.
Marvel is working with Santa Cruz Skateboards, ,Madd Gear Scooters, and SMS Headphones to introduce new retail items this year.
Santa Cruz Skateboards introduced a full line of …

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[5 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto, New Merchandise Events, and ‘Tangled’ Heads to Disney Cruise Line

Happy Easter to our fans! It’s been another busy week at the Walt Disney World Resort (and beyond) so let’s dive right in to this week’s news as we nosh on a chocolate bunny (ears first, of course).
The week started off with some huge news out of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort! The much-anticipated Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto is currently in “soft opening” and guests were lining up for hours last weekend just to get inside and order a Shrunken Zombie Head.
The Walt Disney World Resort has a full slate of …

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[22 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Flower and Garden Outdoor Kitchens, ‘Star Wars’ Weekend News, and runDisney Medals

Welcome to another edition of our weekly news recap where we highlight the top Disney news stories for the week!
As thousands of runners are celebrating the 2015 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend this week, runDisney recently announced a sneak peek of the new finisher medals for May’s Tinker Bell Half Marathon in Disneyland!
The 2015 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is just around the corner and we have some updates about what Outdoor Kitchens will be at the festival! This year’s festival will feature 11 Outdoor Kitchens including the all-new …

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[21 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Marvel and Disney Team Up to Create New Comic Book for Children’s Hospitals

Disney and Marvel have teamed up with Child Life Council to create a limited-edition comic book specifically for pediatric hospital patients.
This team effort is in honor of Compassion Month and the comic books are meant to provide the young patients with some entertainment to make their hospital stay less scary.
The story in the comic book features Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Captain America, and Falcon. The Avengers are assembling to battle an alien invader named Fin Fang Foom. The story was developed by writer Jim Zub and artist Wellington Alves.
Kids …

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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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[16 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Trailer for Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Debuts

The second official trailer for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron debuted Monday night during the College Football National Championship game.
And as of press time it has been viewed on YouTube more than 7.2 million times.
In the trailer, Utlron – voiced by James Spader – threatens to tear the Avengers apart from the inside out. Ultron is also pulling the strings in the trailer, leaving the Avengers to fight among themselves.
The film takes place after the original Avengers film and Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) has activated an artificial intelligence named …

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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 …

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[19 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releases Images of the Inaugural Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Medals

runDisney has released the design of the inaugural Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon medals.
The race weekend takes place November 14-16 at the Disneyland Resort and includes the Avengers Super Heroes 5K, runDisney Kids Races, and the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon.
The medals for this new race weekend celebrate the heroes of Marvel and the team aspect of the Avengers.
Runners who finish the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon will receive a medal that commemorates the “Inaugural Mission” and features a spinning Avengers logo with the signature “A” on one side and …