Disney releases statement from PricewaterhouseCoopers regarding Oscar snafu
Feb27

Disney releases statement from PricewaterhouseCoopers regarding Oscar snafu

Without much in the way of an explanation–certainly it’s too early to declare an official reason–a statement has been prepared to address the snafu tonight during the 90th Annual Academy Awards when the wrong winner for Best Picture was announced. After the cast and crew for LA LA LAND had taken to the stage and delivered acceptance speeches they were quickly and awkwardly ushered off stage so that the actual winners...

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WATCH: Relive beautiful performance of “How Far I’ll Go” by Auli’i Cravalho with intro by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Feb26

WATCH: Relive beautiful performance of “How Far I’ll Go” by Auli’i Cravalho with intro by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Auli’i Cravalho had her moment in the spotlight on the 89th Annual Oscars stage tonight when she sang the big solo from Disney’s Animated Feature MOANA. Auli’i voiced the titual princess and brought to life a practically flawless performance of the song that sounded like it was straight from the soundtrack. Even an unplanned brush across the head by one of the dancer’s fabric waves didn’t shake the...

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PICTORIAL: Red Rose Taverne, Star Wars Land, and the rain, rain, rain came down, down, down
Feb26

PICTORIAL: Red Rose Taverne, Star Wars Land, and the rain, rain, rain came down, down, down

It was another decided soggy weekend at the Disneyland Resort as California slowly gets itself out of the devastating drought that has been drying up the landscape for years. While the rain is certainly welcome it does put a bit of a damper on progress and construction all around the Resort on various projects. Big news this week is the exceedingly popular Red Rose Tavern which has taken over the Village Haus with a new menu and decor...

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DISNEY AT THE 2017 OSCARS: 4 wins including ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Piper,’ and ‘The Jungle Book’ 
Feb26

DISNEY AT THE 2017 OSCARS: 4 wins including ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Piper,’ and ‘The Jungle Book’ 

The 89th Annual Academy Awards have come and gone and Disney has once again earned itself some worthy acclaim this year. The house that Walt built continues to be a Hollywood heavy hitter in the entertainment business earning a total of FOUR Academy Awards. The shine on ZOOTOPIA remains bright bringing home Oscar gold for the House of Mouse, edging out sister film MOANA. Animation was well represented by Disney with another win for...

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PICTORIAL: Inside Disneyland’s new ‘Beauty and the Beast’ themed limited-time restaurant offering
Feb24

PICTORIAL: Inside Disneyland’s new ‘Beauty and the Beast’ themed limited-time restaurant offering

Now for a limited time, Disneyland is welcoming guests to enjoy the Red Rose Taverne restaurant in Fantasyland to get a taste of the upcoming BEAUTY AND THE BEAST film. The restaurant is a temporary takeover of the Village Haus which has gone though a thorough “scrubbing” to temporarily remove–or in most cases hide–existing thematic elements. They have essentially turned a German cottage into something more of...

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BIG TEE BLOWOUT! Find Disney Parks tees and more on sale now at our TeePublic Store!
Feb23

BIG TEE BLOWOUT! Find Disney Parks tees and more on sale now at our TeePublic Store!

If you’re into the geeky tee thing then this is a perfect opportunity for you to not only get some gear to represent your nerdom but also help your fellow geeks here at MouseInfo! From now through this weekend, everything in our MouseInfo Teepublic Store is on sale for up to 30%. Not only do you get some fancy new duds, but you help support our operation here to continue bringing you more info about the mouse. Here’s a few...

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TANGLED: THE SERIES gets season renewal ahead of debut, ELENA OF AVALOR also renewed for third season
Feb23

TANGLED: THE SERIES gets season renewal ahead of debut, ELENA OF AVALOR also renewed for third season

It was only a few months ago that Disney confirmed a second season for ELENA OF AVALOR but the princess is doing so phenomenally well that her show was also just recently confirmed for a third season. But that’s not all… Rapunzel is having another BEST DAY EVER as the highly-anticipated TANGLED: THE SERIES is also buzzing so strongly that Disney Channel will also be renewing that show for a second season… without it...

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ROGUE ONE lands on home market as early as March 24, 2017
Feb22

ROGUE ONE lands on home market as early as March 24, 2017

ROGUE ONE was an unstoppable force at the box office this past winter and now the high-flying action is coming home on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on March 24, and on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On-Demand on April 4. As to be expected, the release will include never-before-seen bonus material that will take fans behind the scenes with the movie’s diverse, dynamic cast and inspired team of filmmakers. An intimate collection...

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New BEAUTY AND THE BEAST themed restaurant at Disneyland offers new menu, Grey Stuff
Feb21

New BEAUTY AND THE BEAST themed restaurant at Disneyland offers new menu, Grey Stuff

Disney confirmed last week that a BEAUTY AND THE BEAST takeover was coming to Fantasyland and that as part of the takeover, the Village Haus would become the Red Rose Taverne and boast a completely new menu. Today, Disney confirmed that the transformation will actually be ready starting February 24! RELATED POST BEAUTY AND THE BEAST takeover of Disneyland’s Fantasyland, Village Haus to change name/menu As part of the transformation,...

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VIDEO: Joe Rhode on how new PANDORA expansion continues values of Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Feb21

VIDEO: Joe Rhode on how new PANDORA expansion continues values of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Imagineer Joe Rhode takes to the Disney Parks Blog for a special video explaining how the mythical Pandora – The World of Avatar expansion fits into the narrative and framework of Disney’s Animal Kingdom park in Walt Disney World. RELATED POST Did you see the unnervingly realistic AVATAR figure for the new PANDORA expansion? The immersive new land will feature two new signature attractions of Avatar Flight of Passage, where guests...

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