Swim in Scrooge McDuck’s Money Bin plus more fun experiences confirmed for D23 Expo
May17

Swim in Scrooge McDuck’s Money Bin plus more fun experiences confirmed for D23 Expo

D23 Expo confirmed today a bunch of fun one-of-a-kind family experiences that will be made available during the 2017 event taking place FRIDAY, JULY 14–SUNDAY, JULY 16 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The lineup includes star-studded Q&A panels featuring the talented voice casts of Disney XD’s highly anticipated DuckTales series and Disney Channel’s Tangled: The Series, plus a special appearance by the...

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DREAM STORE returning once more to D23 Expo, exclusive merch opportunities
May15

DREAM STORE returning once more to D23 Expo, exclusive merch opportunities

The D23 Expo Dream Store returns once again for this year’s D23 Expo with something magical for Disney fans of all ages. From Disney-inspired apparel, art and collectibles to accessories, books, and more, the Disney Dream Store is a Disney enthusiast’s dream come true. For now, there’s been no official mention of the return of StorePass which was introduced for the 2015 event. D23 Expo 2017 Dream Store highlights: Disney...

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Disney ‘twenty-three’ magazine Summer 2017 explores Pandora, Fantasmic!, and more
May01

Disney ‘twenty-three’ magazine Summer 2017 explores Pandora, Fantasmic!, and more

The summer issue of Disney twenty-three magazine, exclusive to gold members, will take readers 4.4 light years away to visit the breathtaking PANDORA: THE WORLD OF AVATAR. Opening at Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World on May 27, this new land will transport guests into the epic creations first seen in James Cameron’s 2007 blockbuster, AVATAR. Readers will set out on a behind-the-scenes look at Pandora with the creative team...

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D23 Expo adds Gold Member benefits, Charter Member Lounge returns
Apr11

D23 Expo adds Gold Member benefits, Charter Member Lounge returns

There’s a few surprises coming in the way of perks for long-standing and Gold members of D23. A host of new and returning opportunities will be available for D23 Gold and Charter Members, including priority seating at the Expo’s premiere events, as well as other benefits for Disney fans. Here’s a few of the details… D23 Fan Lounge The D23 Fan Lounge, which will be located in the heart of the show floor, will feature...

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Fisher, Hamill, Oprah, and Stan Lee amongst 2017 #D23Expo Legends Awards recipients
Apr06

Fisher, Hamill, Oprah, and Stan Lee amongst 2017 #D23Expo Legends Awards recipients

As we are gearing up for what seems to be an exciting D23 Expo this July, D23 just announced the newest batch of extraordinary Disney Legends.  Oprah Winfrey, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Stan Lee, Julie Taymor, and other remarkable contributors to the Disney legacy will be honored as official Disney Legends during D23 Expo 2017. Hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, the Disney Legends Award ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on...

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D23 EXPO JAPAN to return in 2018
Apr04

D23 EXPO JAPAN to return in 2018

The Walt Disney Company (Japan) announced that it will stage D23 EXPO JAPAN 2018 over three days from February 10 to February 12, 2018, at Tokyo Disney Resort in Maihama. D23 Expo Japan 2018 will once again feature special exhibits and opportunities for the delight and enjoyment of guests. Further details will be posted at http://disney.jp/D23 as they become available this summer. “We heard from a lot of fans about how delighted they...

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Get closer to Walt Disney’s NINE OLD MEN with 2017 D23 Member Gift
Feb15

Get closer to Walt Disney’s NINE OLD MEN with 2017 D23 Member Gift

By now, the 2017 D23 Member Gift is starting to find its way into the homes of D23 members and bringing with it a wealth of historic and nostalgic Disney touches. Themed this year to Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men, the collection is a special memento exclusively for D23 members who are Gold or Gold Family Membership level. After being completely impressed by last year’s offering, From the Desk of Walt Disney, we were excited...

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D23 invites you to EAT LIKE WALT
Feb10

D23 invites you to EAT LIKE WALT

D23 Members are invited to join the Marcy Smothers “Eat Like Walt” cooking demonstration at the upcoming Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival. As a special member perk tickets are available for reserved seating that will also include an exclusive meet and greet. During the demonstration, attendees will learn more about her brand-new upcoming book, Eat Like Walt. The book is a culinary tour of the park’s six lands....

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Disney Twenty-Three magazine spring issue to showcase the stunning new adaption of Beauty and the Beast
Feb03

Disney Twenty-Three magazine spring issue to showcase the stunning new adaption of Beauty and the Beast

The spring issue, exclusively for Gold Members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, takes a look at the making of the upcoming live action remake of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST! Transforming one of the most beloved animated films of all time into a live-action feature, complete with elaborate sets, extravagant costumes, vibrant musical numbers, and dazzling special effects, is no easy task. But that’s exactly what director Bill Condon has...

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Disney has Oswald’s original “Poor Papa” short restored for upcoming PINOCCHIO release
Jan16

Disney has Oswald’s original “Poor Papa” short restored for upcoming PINOCCHIO release

It was recently announced that  PINOCCHIO would be the newest announced feature to join the Walt Disney Signature Collection and some of the extras on the new release included the announcement of a carefully restored print of “Poor Papa” which is the first Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon originally released in 1927. Restoration was done in 2015 by Lowry Digital (a division of PrimeFocus Technologies) who have been...

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