INTERVIEW: Director Kenny Ortega and composer John Debney recall magic of HOCUS POCUS
Oct13

INTERVIEW: Director Kenny Ortega and composer John Debney recall magic of HOCUS POCUS

We had an amazing opportunity to get up close and personal with the brains behind Disney’s classic 1993 comedy HOCUS POCUS, director Kenny Ortega (NEWSIES, DESCENDANTS) and prolific composer John Debney (Walt Disney World’s SpectroMagic, THE JUNGLE BOOK). Both were on hand at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood to introduce the opening night screening of HOCUS POCUS for this year’s Halloween engagement. Here’s...

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HOCUS POCUS & NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS bring not-so-scary backstage fun to the El Capitan
Oct13

HOCUS POCUS & NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS bring not-so-scary backstage fun to the El Capitan

Like its starring characters, HOCUS POCUS rose from the dead of commercial flophood to become a cult sensation thanks to repeated cable airings and delirious performances from Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker. Wisely, the marvelous El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood has capitalized on its runaway 21st century success by providing Halloween screenings every year. This year the theatre is offering costumes and props on...

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How to make the most of your Disneyland Vacation?
Oct13

How to make the most of your Disneyland Vacation?

Disneyland, the land I dreamed of visiting since I was a child. The place inspired by the themes that had me glued to my television, soaking in everything from morning cartoons to Disney Channel and beyond. Being a bit of a Disney fanatic, it often made me wonder how I would manage to explore the physical place in just a day or two. Finally I made the decision to visit and just the mention of Disneyland made me so excited. Yet at the...

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Top 10 screams at KNOTT’S SCARY FARM that you can’t miss
Oct06

Top 10 screams at KNOTT’S SCARY FARM that you can’t miss

Without a doubt, KNOTT’S SCARY FARM is firing on all cylinders in its 45th (!) year. We sampled every maze, scare zone and show offering for this year’s iconic event, and we are completely serious when we say you can’t miss it. For Halloween and theme park fans everywhere, this year’s Scary Farm is the event to beat. Lines can get long, but even if you don’t opt for Fright Lane front of the line tickets,...

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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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Walt’s Disneyland Dream — Was it Older Than Mickey Mouse?
Aug28

Walt’s Disneyland Dream — Was it Older Than Mickey Mouse?

EDITOR’S NOTE: We have a special treat today with a meticulously written and researched guest post by Jim Denney, author of Walt’s Disneyland. We’re excited to share this historical look at Walt’s motivations for Disneyland stemming back to not just his well-documented moments at Griffith Park but even decades before that; prior to the creation of Mickey Mouse! ENJOY! The official Disneyland origin story, as told by...

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Under the stars at the Greek Theatre for ‘The Lion King Sing-Along’
Aug10

Under the stars at the Greek Theatre for ‘The Lion King Sing-Along’

EDITOR’S NOTE: At the Greek Theatre this Saturday, Disney held a special engagement of Disney’s Lion King Sing-Along in celebration of the upcoming Walt Disney Signature Collection release of the film. Our Junior correspondent, Arissa Salazar was on location to get the scoop! Join a recap of her experience below! I love the Lion King. My mom and I watch Disney movies and love them all, so I was super excited to go to this event....

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9 secrets we learned from the cast of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2
May03

9 secrets we learned from the cast of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2

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Michael K Williams to star in upcoming HANS SOLO spin-off Star Wars movie
Mar23

Michael K Williams to star in upcoming HANS SOLO spin-off Star Wars movie

Disney continues to add star power to the Star Wars Hans Solo spin-off movie. News broke earlier this month that Michael K Williams has joined the cast. Williams is renowned for his role in the hit series The Wire. Although he is yet to sign on the dotted line at this stage it seems like that is just a mere formality. The star will be joining other Hollywood A-listers (being in this movie makes him an A-lister right?) including Emilia...

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Josh Gad and Luke Evans performed “Gaston” and it was kind of amazing!
Mar05

Josh Gad and Luke Evans performed “Gaston” and it was kind of amazing!

.@joshgad and Luke Evans joined @AIMenken for an amazing performance of Gaston! pic.twitter.com/AJewxIZ6Gw — MouseInfo (@MouseInfo) March 5, 2017 Actors Luke Evans (Gaston) and Josh Gad (Lefou) performed live their number “Gaston” from the upcoming BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at a press conference today in Beverly Hills. Gad took the opportunity to throw in a fun off-script jab during finale when spelling out Gaston’s...

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