WATCH: #D23Expo celebrates 50 years of Pirates of the Caribbean with Imagineer panel
Jul27

WATCH: #D23Expo celebrates 50 years of Pirates of the Caribbean with Imagineer panel

It’s crazy to consider that the cherished Pirates of the Caribbean attraction has been plunging guests down and then back up a waterfall for 50 years! Pirates of the Caribbean changed the theme park attraction. It invites the guests into the story, and go into a world not like anything before. Moderated by Michael Singer, the panel included included a crew of Imagineers who’ve worked on not just the newer attractions like...

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Treasures in themselves, the Maps of the Disney Parks on display at #D23Expo were a true highlight
Jul19

Treasures in themselves, the Maps of the Disney Parks on display at #D23Expo were a true highlight

Author and Disney historian Jeff Kurti led a mellow but interesting panel at the D23 Expo 2017 taking a look at the very storied history of the Maps of the Disney Parks. He was joined Vanessa Hunt who helps curate the artwork in the collection at the Disney Archives. Two special panelists were also available for part of the panel including Imagineering Ambassador, Marty Sklar, and Imagineer (and son of legendary artist Sam...

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WATCH: John Stamos helms ‘Legends of Walt Disney Imagineering’ panel at #D23Expo with Tony Baxter, Marty Sklar
Jul18

WATCH: John Stamos helms ‘Legends of Walt Disney Imagineering’ panel at #D23Expo with Tony Baxter, Marty Sklar

One of the most anticipated panels and the very last panel of the D23 Expo was the Legends of Walt Disney Imagineering. Hosted by self-proclaimed Disney geek John Stamos, it was one of the best panels all weekend. The chemsistry between Stamos and the Imagineers was truly magnetic. They had a great rapport and it was a joy to hear them talk about the legends of imagineering. Stamos himself is a big fan and it’s obvious in his...

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#D23Expo: Imagineers address fans and backlash from upcoming changes to Pirates of the Caribbean
Jul14

#D23Expo: Imagineers address fans and backlash from upcoming changes to Pirates of the Caribbean

Today during a D23 Expo panel, Disney Imagineers were assembled to talk about the 50 historic years of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction but it wasn’t the past that heated up the conversation, it was a look towards the future where things got decidedly more lively. The attraction made lots of headlines recently with the announcement of a few changes to the classic attraction in both US parks sparked the passions of many a...

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Disney Parks updating ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ attraction for modern sensibilities
Jun30

Disney Parks updating ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ attraction for modern sensibilities

It’s clear that we all wants the red head but in a move towards more modern sensibilities, Disney is shifting the focus on one of the most iconic scenes in the classic Pirates of the Caribbean attraction at Disney Parks around the globe. The infamous Auction scene has been a focal point since the original attraction’s opening in 1967 but will finally be updated to swap out the “BUY A BRIDE” segment with a more...

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Disney Store to bring new collections and products to #D23Expo
Jun20

Disney Store to bring new collections and products to #D23Expo

Disney Store announced the new collections and Limited Edition sets to launch at this year’s D23 Expo 2017, Disney’s ultimate fan event. The never-before-seen collections celebrate milestone anniversaries and everyone’s favorite Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars characters. D23 Expo 2017 attendees will be introduced to the new Disney Designer Collection and get a first look at the newest collections debuting at this year’s event,...

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Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media bring exciting panels to #D23Expo
Jun15

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media bring exciting panels to #D23Expo

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) announced today their offerings for the upcoming D23 Expo! The showcase will include a blockbuster slate of programming from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel. Fans will get an inside glimpse into Disney products and collectibles during a presentation on the Walt Disney Archives Stage, while exclusive news about games and interactive experiences will be unveiled during a...

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Stan Lee, Mark Hamill, Whoopi Goldberg, and more join an already exciting #D23Expo lineup
Jun13

Stan Lee, Mark Hamill, Whoopi Goldberg, and more join an already exciting #D23Expo lineup

There is so much excitement for the upcoming D23 Expo and there’s even more exciting details released today confirming returning favorites and new panels! From the popular MOUSEQUERADE, to the 80th Anniversary screening of SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS, and a GOLDEN GIRLS panel!! New this year, is ULTIMATE FAN STREET PARTY — with STAN LEE and MARK HAMILL as the grand marshals the first day — it will feature popular...

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#DisneyD23 announces upcoming events, details for 2017 D23 Expo
Nov24

#DisneyD23 announces upcoming events, details for 2017 D23 Expo

This past weekend, D23 members across the country got together at the Walt Disney Resort to celebrate DESTINATION D: AMAZING ADVENTURES.  While at the event, they were given a sneak peek at the some of the upcoming events coming in 2017 for D23 members and Disney fans. This upcoming year of course will be the ultimate fan event, the D23 EXPO happening July 14-16,2017 in Anaheim, CA. Below are some of the upcoming events we can look...

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‘D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures’ coming to Walt Disney World from Nov. 19
Apr07

‘D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures’ coming to Walt Disney World from Nov. 19

Returning again this year at Walt Disney World Resort’s Contemporary Hotel is the popular fan event D23 DESTINATION D! Rotating every year with the D23 EXPO, the theme this year will D23 DESTINATION: AMAZING ADVENTURES will celebrate Disney’s True-Life Adventures and its role in attractions like THE JUNGLE CRUISE, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, and PANDORA: THE WORLD OF AVATAR. Highlights of the weekend include New Walt Disney...

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