Wizarding World silhouette rises over San Fernando Valley, new sweepstakes celebrates spring debut
Jan19

Wizarding World silhouette rises over San Fernando Valley, new sweepstakes celebrates spring debut

The skyline overlooking the San Fernando Valley has begun to take a decidedly more magical appearance as we get closer to this spring’s debut of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” at Universal Studios Hollywood. To celebrate, TripAdvisor has launched the Ultimate Harry Potter Trip Around the World sweepstakes that will send one winner and three guests on a magical journey to experience the wonders of Harry Potter experiences...

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Emma Stone to portray live-action origins story Cruella DeVil?
Jan19

Emma Stone to portray live-action origins story Cruella DeVil?

According to THR, fiery spirited Emma Stone is in talks with the Mouse to bring to life one of Disney’s most wicked modern-day villains: Cruella DeVil. This wouldn’t be the first time Disney rebooted a live-action version of the animated classic. Glenn Close brought the villain to life twice for the Mouse once in 101 Dalmatians (1996) and again for 102 Dalmatians (2000). Taking a cue from the likes of the recent Maleficent...

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Shanghai Disneyland attractions with Single Rider and Fastpass (no MagicBands)
Jan19

Shanghai Disneyland attractions with Single Rider and Fastpass (no MagicBands)

Our friend Luke at the Temple of Fun just shared a look at attraction list for Shanghai Disneyland which will have Single Rider and Fastpass availability. With the brand new resort opening June 16, 2016 it puts it right within the range of summer vacation for many travelers so some line-shortening techniques should come into important play for planning a day in the park. Of interesting note is that Pirates of the Caribbean Battle for...

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