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    by Published on 03-12-2015 07:00 AM
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    Feeling lucky and hungry this St. Patrick's Day? Then Downtown Disney is the place to be! Guests visiting the Disneyland Resort locale will have many yummy choices like traditional corned beef at ESPN Zone, or offers corned beef sliders and Guinness beer cheese soup at Crossroads Restaurant at House of Blues . Several locations are going green!

    Most offerings begin on Friday, March 13 through St. Patrick's Day on the 17th.
    by Published on 03-10-2015 12:00 PM
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    As the Grizzly Peak Airfield theme starts to take over the former Condor Flats area, Disney has released concept art for the new area. As part of the changeover, the former Taste Pilots Grill will become SMOKEJUMPERS GRILL, reopening March 20th. This newly themed restaurant is inspired by the firefighters who fight fires in our California forests.

    The is just the first phase in the Grizzly Peak Airfield expansion with Soarin’ Over California set to reopen in the next few weeks with updates to its screen and projection systems, bringing a visually enhanced experience that will also be debuting in Florida, as well.
    by Published on 03-09-2015 07:00 AM
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    Guests taking a cruise with Disney Cruise Line this year will be able to experience special port adventures when on their Norwegian Fjords sailings. Guests will be able to explore the culture of Viking history, and Norwegian traditions.

    Of course, guests will also be visited by Anna and Elsa from Disney's FROZEN. Only Disney guests are invited to a Norwegian summer celebration at the Sunnmøre Open Air Museum where the festivities culminate with the grand arrival of the beloved sisters and their ice-loving companion, Kristoff.

    The 2015 Norwegian Fjords sailings are from June to August, 2015.
    by Published on 03-07-2015 12:06 PM
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    Disneyland Paris will be celebrating Spring once again with a colorful festival that includes new entertainment, character greetings, and bright colors of the season now through May 31, 2015.

    Special character greetings include Minnie in spring gear, Rapunzel in a flowery backdrop, and Bambi's Thumper and Miss Bunny. If that's not enough there's also three new shows to enjoy plus spring decorations on Main Street up to the Castle!
    by Published on 03-06-2015 10:00 AM
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    On Monday March 9th join TOMORROWLAND director Brad Bird and producer Damon Lindelof in a live Question & Answer on Facebook. After the session the newest trailer will be released. To help drum up excitement for the chat, Disney also released a new poster for the film featuring George
    by Published on 03-06-2015 07:00 AM
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    If you've experienced a film at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, you've likely experienced the DOLBY ATMOS sound system which creates unparalleled surround sound experience in a theatre setting.

    Now, Dolby has taken that same goal of pristine immersive audio and translated into consumable size with three new Dolby-Atmos enabled devices including two mobile phones and a tablet.
    by Published on 03-05-2015 12:00 PM
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    In celebration for the upcoming D23 Expo coming this summer, fans will be able to enter two great contests with awesome prizes and bragging rights...

    The first is the D23 EXPO MOUSEQUERADE contest to compete in several different categories. The winner will receive a trip for two to Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa. Visit d23expo.com/mousequerade for details. The closing date for entry is April 30, 2015 so act now or risk not being included as the rules for this are quite strict!

    The next contest is the D23 EXPO DESIGN CHALLENGE which celebrates the #Disneyland60 Diamond Celebration by inviting guests to create their own Sleeping Beauty Castle pieces of art. Twenty-three pieces of finalist artwork will be on display throughout the D23 EXPO and the winning artist will receive a cash prize of $2,300. Visit d23expo.com/designchallenge to submit sketches of proposed artwork (and to find out more about other entry requirements) no later than April 30, 2015.
    by Published on 03-05-2015 07:00 AM
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    Marvel and Disney have teamed up with Child Life Council to develop a limited edition comic book for patients in hospitals across the United States. The comic’s exciting conclusion also folds out into a poster that kids can hang on their walls as a reminder of their heroes—fictional and otherwise.

    Children’s hospitals in North America will receive 400 print copies of the special issue, and a digital version will be available to all patients as well.
    by Published on 03-03-2015 07:00 AM
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    Disney's CINDERELLA will be coming to the legendary El Capitan Theatre for a special engagement that will include a Cinderella Gown Sweepstakes, other giveaways, and a live performance from Olaf before the showing of FROZEN FEVER before each showing of CINDERELLA.

    On select dates, El Capitan guests may enjoy breakfast, meet Olaf and receive a commemorative photo before seeing the 10 a.m. movie. Seating is limited and reservations are required.

    Guests will also be invited to go downstairs and see the actual glass slipper and other props from the film. Daily showtimes are 10 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and a 9:45 p.m. screening on opening weekend and Friday and Saturdays. Tickets are on sale now, and available at the El Capitan Theatre (6838 Hollywood Blvd.), online at www.elcapitantickets.com, or by calling 1-800-DISNEY6. Special group rates for parties of 20 or more are available by calling 1-818-845-3110. Show times are subject to change.

    CINDERELLA runs into the El Capitan starting March 12th.
    by Published on 03-02-2015 04:00 PM
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    EXTRA! EXTRA! NEWSIES returns to the world famous El Capitan Theatre for one night only! The screening will also have special guests from the movie and as well as the National Tour of the Broadway musical.

    NEWSIES will be showing at the El Capitan Theatre on
    April 1, 2015
    by Published on 03-02-2015 11:00 AM
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    You could win a chance to have one of the best days of your life with Robert Downey Jr. before the premiere of AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON. By going to www.omaze.com/RDJ and donating just $10 to benefit Julia’s House you could win a chance to live out your superhero dreams with Robert Downey Jr. in LA.

    You’ll kick things off with breakfast at the iconic Randy’s Donuts before launching into an action-packed day including a helicopter ride over the Hollywood sign, indoor skydiving, and a custom gown or tux fitting before meeting Robert Downey Jr. himself for an epic motorcade arrival at the World Premiere of Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON.
    by Published on 02-28-2015 07:00 AM
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    Production has finally started on the newest swashbuckling film in the popular attraction-turned-film-franchise! PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALE is currently in production on location in Australia. In fact, it will be completely shot on location and in Studio in Queensland, Australia.

    Johnny Depp will of course be reprising his role as Captain Jack Sparrow with returning cast Geoffrey Rush as Barbossa, Kevin R. McNally as Joshamee Gibbs and Stephen Graham as Scrum.
    by Published on 02-27-2015 11:00 AM
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    Moviegoer's seeing MCFARLAND, USA can now enjoy the film in Spanish in theaters with Walt Disney Studios new partnership with myLINGO. myLINGO is a smartphone app that allows moviegoer's to experience any film in the language in their choice through personal headphones.

    The Spanish audio track for “McFarland, USA” will be offered for free via a promotional code throughout opening weekend February 20 – 22. Following the opening weekend, filmgoers can access the audio track for $1.99.
    by Published on 02-24-2015 11:00 AM
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    INTO THE WOODS is venturing into the home release market and the new release is coming with a bunch of great new special featuers. Some of the new goodies include a never released song from Stephen Sondheim, a Behind the Scenes look, Academy Award nominated Costumes Designs, plus commentary from Director Rob Marshall and Producer John DeLuca.

    INTO THE WOODS journey's home March 24, 2015.
    by Published on 02-23-2015 12:00 PM
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    Robert Iger, CEO of the Walt Disney Company has announced Bob Chapek as the new Chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. This position was previously filled by Tom Staggs who is now the Chief Operating Officers and is assumed to be first in line for Bob Iger's position when he retires.

    A 22-year veteran of The Walt Disney Company, Mr. Chapek has served since 2011 as President of Disney Consumer Products, driving a technology-led transformation of the Company’s consumer products, retail and publishing operations. He assumes his new role effective immediately.
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