John Williams will create SOLO main theme to pair with John Powell’s overall score
Dec30

John Williams will create SOLO main theme to pair with John Powell’s overall score

Variety confirmed today in an interview that John Williams will be penning the theme for upcoming Star Wars story stand-alone flick SOLO. Composer John Powell is going to write the film’s overall score. The indelible sounds of the Star Wars universe have been under guidance of Williams since the very beginning. His Oscar-winning work in the original 1977 would be continued for complete scores on all eight of the Saga films to...

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Mickey Mouse to feature in 23 facsimile gifts for D23 Gold Members in 2018
Dec28

Mickey Mouse to feature in 23 facsimile gifts for D23 Gold Members in 2018

After honoring Walt Disney and Walt’s “Nine Old Men” in D23’s 2016 and 2017 Gold Member Gifts, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members will enjoy a new special gift inspired by the one who started it all––Mickey Mouse! This fun new collection — available exclusively to D23 Gold and Gold Family Members who join in or renew for 2018 — chronicles the career of everyone’s favorite mouse, from Steamboat Willie to Shanghai Disneyland....

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MARIAH CAREY returning once more for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018
Dec26

MARIAH CAREY returning once more for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018

Mariah Carey will return to Times Square this year to perform for a live audience of more than one million people, just minutes before the ball drops on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018.” Tackling last year’s lip sync snafu head-on Carey and dick clark productions released the following statement: “We can all agree that last year didn’t go exactly as planned and we are thrilled to move forward...

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WATCH: Enjoy the full retelling of the Christmas Story with Chris Hemsworth, #Candlelight2017
Dec24

WATCH: Enjoy the full retelling of the Christmas Story with Chris Hemsworth, #Candlelight2017

Earlier this month we were fortunate enough to be invited to watch the Disneyland 2017 Candlelight Procession and Ceremony with narrator Chris Hemsworth. Conductor Nancy Sulahian led the Candlelight Choir which featured soloists, orchestra, guitarist, harpist, bell choir, and fanfare trumpeters through the time-cherished tradition. In 1958, Walt Disney began the Candlelight Processional & Ceremony as a way to show his gratitude to...

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PICTORIAL: Blocked Out at Disneyland? This Holiday Pictorial is your ticket back in for a #MerryChristmas
Dec23

PICTORIAL: Blocked Out at Disneyland? This Holiday Pictorial is your ticket back in for a #MerryChristmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and for those of you blocked out of visiting the Merriest Place on Earth, we’ve got another pictorial to get you through the weekend and into the Christmas spirit! Sure, we just had an update for you yesterday but that was light on the holiday cheer and heavy on Star Wars, construction, refurbs, and gift ideas. Today we’re taking a mostly holiday-focused look at the Disneyland...

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OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE is now available across streaming platforms
Dec22

OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE is now available across streaming platforms

Disney has released OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE across their digital platforms just in time for Christmas! Included in the digital download or streaming version are six Holiday animation classics including one of my favorites, THE ART OF SKIING featuring of course Goofy!  6 Classic Disney Holidays Shorts: THE HOCKEY CHAMP – Donald Duck shows his nephews the moves that won him his hockey trophy, but the boys have a few moves of...

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PICTORIAL: Star Wars dominates Disneyland Resort as Disney Holidays head into final stretch, construction updates and more
Dec22

PICTORIAL: Star Wars dominates Disneyland Resort as Disney Holidays head into final stretch, construction updates and more

It’s been a busy month but we’ve got a nice update for you with some pics from last week. We’re taking a look at Galaxy’s Edge, Star Wars Launch Bay‘s new LAST JEDI additions, other projects around the parks, and a nice big fat merch run just in time for those last minute Christmas gift ideas! All of this and much more in our latest pictorial update! ENJOY! Galaxy’s Edge Buildings are finally...

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Seven non-Disney hotels to offer FastPass+ 60-Day window, Extra Magic Hours
Dec22

Seven non-Disney hotels to offer FastPass+ 60-Day window, Extra Magic Hours

Guests of the Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels, beginning with stays on January 1, 2018, and continuing throughout 2018, will enjoy an Extra Magic Hours benefit at Walt Disney World Theme Parks, with valid theme park admission. Guests will also be able to use and link their hotel stay on MyDisneyExperience.com, allowing them to utilize the 60 day booking window for FastPass+. This perk will start on January 10, 2018 for guests...

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Universal Studios Hollywood Makes Top 10 List of Google’s 2017 Year in Search
Dec21

Universal Studios Hollywood Makes Top 10 List of Google’s 2017 Year in Search

According to Google’s 2017 Year in Search campaign, Universal Studios Hollywood topped the list of Travel Destination Activities based on their aggregation of trillions of search queries. Trending searches are defined as having the highest spike in traffic over a sustained period in 2017 vs prior year. According to Google, Year in Search reflects the spirit of the times as they strive to capture the year’s new and exciting...

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Ring in the New Year with Margaritaville and Universal CityWalk
Dec20

Ring in the New Year with Margaritaville and Universal CityWalk

There’s a whole bunch of ways to ring in thew New Year if you’re in Hollywood near Universal Studios this year. Apart from the already-announced in-park celebration you can also choose to celebrate New Year’s Eve at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville restaurant in Universal CityWalk. The party starts at 8:30 p.m. and will culminate with a midnight Margarita toast along with a live steel drum performance, and a telecast...

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