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[2 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: New Princess Meet-and-Great at Disney Springs, New DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining, and More

Happy October! We hope you’re enjoying this weekend. And Happy 45th anniversary to the Magic Kingdom. Let’s check out the news from the week.
If you’re looking to meet a Disney Princess at Disney Springs, you’re in luck! From now until November 1 guests have a chance to meet a Disney Princess (or two) at the new Princess Royal Reception at World of Disney.
Our friend at the Disney Food Blog released the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2017! This fully-updated ebook will help you plan the best dining experiences …

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[28 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Studios Announces Reimagining of ‘The Lion King’ with Director Jon Favreau

The Walt Disney Studios has announced that the classic film The Lion King will be reimagined in a new project from director Jon Favreau.
The hit film The Jungle Book – also a live-action reimagining by Favreau – earned $965.8 million worldwide. A sequel to The Jungle Book is in development.
The Lion King will include songs from the animated film – much like the 2017 live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson as Belle.
The Lion King was released in 1994 and is one of the most successful animated …

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[28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘Zootopia’ Reaches $900 million Mark at Global Box Office

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia is a bona fide global box office hit.
The animated film recently crossed the $900 million mark at the global box office making it the No. 1 industry release so far of 2016 and the No. 8 top-grossing animated film of all time.
With this new box office benchmark the film is also the second-biggest Walt Disney Animation Studios’ release of all time after Frozen (of course) and the third biggest overall (following Frozen and The Lion King).
The animated hit has earned $316.4 million in the United …

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[28 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60’ Set to Air February 21

The Disneyland Resort’s Diamond Celebration continues this year with a two-hour television event, The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 airing Sunday, February 21 on ABC.
The show is hosted by Dancing with the Stars’ Derek Hough and will feature scenes from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood and landmarks at Disneyland including Sleeping Beauty Castle and Cars Land.
The Wonderful World of Disney special will also include many special appearances including a performance by Sir Elton John. He’ll be performing ‘Circle of Life’ from Disney’s The Lion King and his new song …

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[15 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
‘The Lion Guard’ Premieres January 15 on Disney Junior

The new Disney Junior animated series The Lion Guard is set to premiere on January 15.
The Lion Guard follows the adventures of Kion – Simba and Nala’s second-born cub – as he and his friends work to protect the pride lands.
In November a movie based on the show debuted on Disney Channel.
Each episode of The Lion Guard will incorporate Swahili words and phrases and will include original songs. The Educational and Science experts from Disney’s Animal Kingdom are working as consultants on the show, advising the show’s creators about the …

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[28 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney Channel’s ‘The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar’ Premieres in November

The story of The Lion King continues in The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar, an all-new primetime movie premiering in November on Disney Channel.
The movie tells the story of Kion, the second-born cub of Simba and Nala as he assumes his role as leader of the Lion Guard – a team of animals who protect the Pride Lands.
The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar is a precursor to The Lion Guard television series which will deubt on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in 2016.
Voice talent for The Lion Guard: …

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[26 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘The Lion King’ Stage Musical Has Earned More Than $6 Billion Worldwide

After touring the world’s stages for the past 17 years, The Lion King stage musical has grossed more than $6.2 billion.
This milestone makes the musical the most successful stage production in history, taking that title from The Phantom of the Opera which has earned $6 billion worldwide.
More than 75 million people have seen the stage production of The Lion King during one of its 22 productions around the world. Some of the current locations where the show can be seen include London, Tokyo, Hamburg, Las Vegas, and of course New …

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[17 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
First Ever Production of ‘The Lion King’ in Mandarin to be Performed at Shanghai Disney

The live-action musical production of Disney’s The Lion King will be performed for the first time ever in Mandarin at the Shanghai Disney Resort.
This is the same musical that has been seen by fans on Broadway and productions around the world.
The performance is in partnership with Disney Theatrical Productions and will be the world’s first production in Mandarin.
The Lion King at Shanghai Disney will be performed in a new 1,200-seat Broadway-style theater that is located in the dining, retail, and entertainment area next to Shanghai Disneyland.
“It is especially exciting for …

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[16 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Celebrating 20th Anniversary of ‘The Lion King’ with New Merchandise

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of The Lion King, Disney is releasing a new line of commemorative merchandise.
Fans of the film can visit the Disney Parks online store through June 17 to purchase a special anniversary T-shirt that features artwork created by Disney Design Group artist Caley Hicks. The shirt is only available online.
Pin collectors can purchase a limited edition pin for the film’s anniversary. The pin has an edition size of 2,000 and is only available at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.
Fans will also find plush toys, artwork, …

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[14 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Starts Production on Animated TV Series and Movie Inspired by ‘The Lion King’

Disney has started production on an animated television series and movie inspired by The Lion King.
The Lion Guard continues the story that was introduced in The Lion King 20 years ago. The television movie will premiere in the fall of 2015 and the series will debut in early 2016 on Disney Junior and Disney Channel.
“The story of The Lion King has deeply touched families around the world since its original theatrical release 20 years ago,” said Nancy Kanter, Executive Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide. “We look …