REVIEW: ‘MICKEY MOUSE: MERRY & SCARY’ is as great option to keep around for the season!
Sep29

REVIEW: ‘MICKEY MOUSE: MERRY & SCARY’ is as great option to keep around for the season!

MICKEY MOUSE: MERRY & SCARY is available now and it is a pretty perfect disc to keep handy over the next few months. Whether it becomes background fodder for a party or get-together or keeps the little ones entertained for a few moments of peaceful sanity, it is a fun little collection of Mickey Mouse shorts. As its name very clearly indicates, the theme for this collection is HOLIDAY; Christmas and Halloween to be precise. That...

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Disney Store revamping as new ShopDisney stores, new website
Sep28

Disney Store revamping as new ShopDisney stores, new website

Disney has launched shopDisney, a new e-commerce destination offering the best assortment of Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel products for fans of all ages across fashion, accessories, toys, home and more. A new prototype Disney Store design was also revealed and is being tested in select locations around the world bringing the magic of Disney to retail through innovative technology, storytelling and cast member interaction. The...

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Star Wars engineers construct real-life helper droid and more in new SCIENCE AND STAR WARS
Sep28

Star Wars engineers construct real-life helper droid and more in new SCIENCE AND STAR WARS

Disney and Lucasfilm have issued second episode of their new digital series SCIENCE AND STAR WARS. The show explores how close real-world science has come to our favorite Star Wars technology. This newest episode answers the question: Are helper droids like R2-D2 and B-B8 in our not-so-distant future? This ‘droid’ episode features: Robonaut – a robot astronaut: Meet a droid whose purpose will be to one day command spaceships...

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All-New “Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” and Return of “Grinchmas” Ring in the Holiday Season at Universal Studios Hollywood
Sep27

All-New “Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” and Return of “Grinchmas” Ring in the Holiday Season at Universal Studios Hollywood

It’s the most wonderful and now magical time of the year at Universal Studios Hollywood with the debut of all-new “Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.” The all-new “Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” experience will resonate throughout the immersive land this yuletide season transforming the iconic Hogwarts castle into a dazzling light projection spectacular, while the quaint town of Hogsmeade village...

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Freeform releases its 13 Nights of Halloween television lineup!
Sep27

Freeform releases its 13 Nights of Halloween television lineup!

Freeform, Disney’s young adult television and streaming network, brings its annual “13 Nights of Halloween” back for 13 nights of double, double toil and trouble. The network will air a bevy of Halloween classics including an all-day marathon of “Hocus Pocus” on Halloween and a Tim Burton marathon on October 23, featuring “Edward Scissorhands,” “Dark Shadows,” “Sleepy Hollow,” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” Additional...

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Beauty and the Beast Mandarin Production Coming to Shanghai Disney Resort
Sep26

Beauty and the Beast Mandarin Production Coming to Shanghai Disney Resort

The Disney Parks Blog announced that BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is coming to the Walt Disney Grand Theatre stage at Shanghai Disney Resort next year, and the award-winning hit Broadway musical will be performed in Mandarin. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” has been produced in 37 countries and enjoyed by more than 35 million people since its premiere in 1994, and we’re thrilled to bring this beloved Disney classic to Chinese...

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LUCASFILM join forces with six major brands to promote STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI
Sep25

LUCASFILM join forces with six major brands to promote STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

Lucasfilm announced last week that they are teaming up with six of the world’s most well-known brands, Christian Louboutin, General Mills, Nissan, Royal Philips, Verizon and VIZIO for the launch of an extensive global promotional campaign in support of the upcoming STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI. “This film will be blazing new ground in the Star Wars saga, and we feel our partners have designed some truly compelling experiences to match,”...

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PICTORIAL: Crowds pack-in for another weekend of Halloween Time, construction continues
Sep24

PICTORIAL: Crowds pack-in for another weekend of Halloween Time, construction continues

Halloween Time is here and even though summer is now officially over, the temperatures and crowd levels soared this weekend at the Disneyland Resort. We’ll take a look around Disneyland for on-going Halloween Time goodies, stop for lunch at Uva Bar in Downtown Disney, and take a nighttime romp though Disney California Adventure’s decorated Buena Vista Street. For our update this week, we took a quick jump around Disneyland...

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DPB Event: #GalacticMeetup brought NASA and Imagineering gurus for a fun after-hours party
Sep24

DPB Event: #GalacticMeetup brought NASA and Imagineering gurus for a fun after-hours party

Last week, we had the opportunity to attend a really fun event called the #GalacticMeetup which brought together folks from both NASA and Imagineering to go over some of the ways in which the two worlds collide for ventures like Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark. Taking place after the park closed for the day, the private event brought together retired US Navy Pilot and NASA astronaut Capt. Mike Foreman; NASA...

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Science and STAR WARS new digital series on STAR WARS Facebook page
Sep22

Science and STAR WARS new digital series on STAR WARS Facebook page

Lucasfilm and Disney today launched the debut episode of “Science and Star Wars,” a new digital series exclusively on the Star Wars Facebook page that explores the science of the Star Wars universe; just how close real-world scientists are coming to emulate the technology; and the role of the franchise in inspiring some of science’s greatest innovations. The first episode goes under the hood to tackle the pop culture phenomena of...

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