PICTORIAL: Tom Sawyer Island changes colors, Star Wars continues, Princesses expand empire, and more!
Jul31

PICTORIAL: Tom Sawyer Island changes colors, Star Wars continues, Princesses expand empire, and more!

There’s not usually a lot going on in the summer as Disney tries to optimize the experience for the busy vacation season but as we know the Disneyland Resort in general is a hotbed of activity this year. Star Wars themed land construction continues to go vertical while Tom Sawyer Island continues to undergo refurbishment with new paint. Some of that new paint was recently unveiled at the old mill at the southern end of the...

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Fantastmic!, Rivers of America and more re-confirmed for Summer 2017
Jul30

Fantastmic!, Rivers of America and more re-confirmed for Summer 2017

Although it’s been no big secret, Disney confirmed previously reported return of the Rivers of America for summer 2017. For a good bit of time now, the face of Disneyland–or more specifically the north-western face–has been noticeably marked by construction for the new Star Wars themed land that has been so hotly debated in online socialspheres. RELATED POST New STAR WARS themed land concept art released for new...

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Tomorrowland Terrace evening live entertainment returning this summer
Jul30

Tomorrowland Terrace evening live entertainment returning this summer

Disney confirmed recently that live music is returning to the stage at Tomorrowland Terrace. Favorites such as Tomasina, 80z All Stars, Scot Bruce, Suburban Legends and more will once again be lighting up evenings on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays beginning August 6. The return of live entertainment is listed as “for a limited timed” so it may be a short lived return. Disney also confirmed that different bands will appear...

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Fan questions! Fan, fan questions! BONES returns one last time to #SDCC
Jul29

Fan questions! Fan, fan questions! BONES returns one last time to #SDCC

The first year attending San Diego Comic-Con we were waiting in Ballroom 20 for another panel when up first was the BONES panel. We had never seen the show before, so we didn’t know what to expect. Would the panel be all about the science of the show? Much to our surprise it turned out to be one of the funniest panels at the Con that year, and one we look forward to every year. Here are a few things we learned from the BONES...

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‘Orphan Black’ makes farewell visit to #SDCC
Jul29

‘Orphan Black’ makes farewell visit to #SDCC

Orphan Black made their final visit to Comic-Con before their farewell season! Moderator Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!) was joined by Graeme Manson and John Fawcett (co-creators and writers) as well as cast members Kevin Hanchard (Art), Kathryn Alexandre (Tatiana’s body double), Jordan Gavaris (Fleix), Kristian Bruun (Donnie), and Tatiana Maslany (Sarah, Cosima, Alison, Helena, AND EVERY OTHER CHARACTER IN THE SHOW!) When...

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DISNEY INFINITY announces timeline of closures for various game components
Jul29

DISNEY INFINITY announces timeline of closures for various game components

Disney Interactive has released its schedule of decommission for the DISNEY INFINITY game across all of its various platforms and feature sets. While the game will remain playable on most of the released platforms, all online components will eventually be phased out and the mobile versions will be discontinued completely. It’s not happening all at once though so Disney has released an in-depth timeline for the upcoming closures....

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Lindsey Stirling/Daniel Hart music featurette offers peek at PETE’S DRAGON soundtrack, tracklist released
Jul29

Lindsey Stirling/Daniel Hart music featurette offers peek at PETE’S DRAGON soundtrack, tracklist released

With a score composed by Daniel Hart and a tracklist that includes new original songs by The Lumineers plus Lindsay Stirling featuring Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness.  The album features 3 original songs written for the film including the end credit track “Something Wild” by electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling featuring Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, “Nobody Knows” performed by The Lumineers, plus “The Dragon Song” performed by...

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A look at all the announcements from #SDCC MARVEL panel
Jul28

A look at all the announcements from #SDCC MARVEL panel

This past weekend  at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige took the stage in Hall H for a panel to showcase the expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe, moderated by Chris Hardwick. This was probably my most anticipaated panel of the Con for me. Even though we knew all of the movies they have lined up, some of the casting choices were still unknown, and rumors were running crazy in the Disney social media spheres...

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Disney XD highlights ‘Pickle and Peanut,’ new show ‘Future-Worm’ at #SDCC
Jul28

Disney XD highlights ‘Pickle and Peanut,’ new show ‘Future-Worm’ at #SDCC

Although the show is only in it’s first season, Pickle and Peanut is proving to be a hit with audiences of all ages. Show creators Noah Jones, Joel Trussekk, and Ryan Quincy joined fans at San Diego Comic-Con to discuss what’s next for the animated series. The panelists have very dry sarcasm, which translates from their own banter onto your screen. The story itself is, you guessed it, a ‘buddy story’ about a pickle and a peanut. The...

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Second trailer for DOCTOR STRANGE revealed
Jul28

Second trailer for DOCTOR STRANGE revealed

Last week while we were at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel release the second official trailer for the upcoming DOCTOR STRANGE. The film follows the story of neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a horrific car accident, discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions. During the Hullabaloo, Marvel also released a new poster for the film which can be seen below. Marvel’s DOCTOR STRANGE opens in theaters November 4,...

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