FIRST LISTEN: Emma Watson sings “Something There” in new BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Dec30

FIRST LISTEN: Emma Watson sings “Something There” in new BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Disney has teased the first official listen at music from the upcoming BEAUTY AND THE BEAST with a social media blast of about 30 seconds of Emma Watson‘s take on “Something There.” The film stars: Emma Watson as Belle; Dan Stevens as the Beast; Luke Evans as Gaston, the handsome, but shallow villager who woos Belle; Oscar® winner Kevin Kline as Maurice, Belle’s eccentric, but lovable father; Josh Gad as Lefou,...

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Beautiful first look at Disney-Pixar’s new COCO, plus more synopsis
Dec30

Beautiful first look at Disney-Pixar’s new COCO, plus more synopsis

The first final frame from Pixar Animation Studios’ upcoming film, COCO is here and it’s gorgeous.At the center of Pixar’s next original film, COCO, is a 12-year-old boy who’s breaking all the rules or at least his family’s. According to EW, Miguel, voiced by newcomer Anthony Gonzalez, is a member of the shoe-making Riveras, an average Mexican family that’s completely banned music for generations. So, maybe not so average. Ever...

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What’s this? HULU confirms 50 full-length Disney features coming soon
Dec29

What’s this? HULU confirms 50 full-length Disney features coming soon

Hulu confirmed plans this week from a new partnership with Disney that will bring 50 feature length films from the house of Mouse to the popular streaming destination. RELATED POST Disney/Netflix exclusive online streaming partnership launches in September A complete list has not been released as yet but movies already confirmed include the following: The Nightmare Before Christmas Mulan Pocahontas Hercules Sister Act Air Bud Lilo...

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New Year’s Eve at Walt Disney World promises pops of pyro, lots of light, magical musical merriment
Dec29

New Year’s Eve at Walt Disney World promises pops of pyro, lots of light, magical musical merriment

Walt Disney World Resort is sending off 2016 with a bang… and pops of light… and lots of music. Typically known as the most fireworks-filled evening of the year, guests will celebrate New Year’s Eve with new experiences across the resort including new shows, new music, and new spectaculars. Epcot From 7:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. deejays spin tunes in Future World and World Showcase at the following locations: the Future World Fountain...

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D23 2017 membership gift includes recreated mementos of Walt’s “Nine Old Men”
Dec28

D23 2017 membership gift includes recreated mementos of Walt’s “Nine Old Men”

After creating a truly remarkable membership gift last year with items from the desk of Walt Disney, Disney D23 had a daunting task of matching the impressive scope for this year’s gift. They’ve done so this year with a similar approach simply called Walt Disney’s “Nine Old Men.” Les Clark, Marc Davis, Ollie Johnston, Milt Kahl, Ward Kimball, Eric Larson, John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, and Frank Thomas earned their...

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Star Wars Day at Sea returns to the Disney Fantasy in 2017
Dec28

Star Wars Day at Sea returns to the Disney Fantasy in 2017

In 2017, Disney Cruise Line guests can celebrate the legendary adventures and iconic characters from the Star Wars saga during a day-long celebration aboard 15 special sailings on the Disney Fantasy: STAR WARS DAY at Sea. Star Wars Day at Sea combines the power of the Force, the magic of Disney and the excitement of cruising for an out-of-this-galaxy experience unlike any other. Occurring one day during each of 15 Disney Fantasy...

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Spend New Year’s Eve at Knott’s Berry Farm with fireworks, entertainment, and of course: Snoopy!
Dec28

Spend New Year’s Eve at Knott’s Berry Farm with fireworks, entertainment, and of course: Snoopy!

The countdown to the New Year is on at KNOTT’S BERRY FARM With special fireworks, live entertainment, and extended hours, Knott’s New Year’s Eve celebration is the place to celebrate and ring in 2017. Special one-night-only entertainment serves up family fun for a variety of ages and interests, including a family friendly comedian, swing dancing and more! Count down the New Year with festive music, party hats, noisemakers,...

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Carrie Fisher dies at age 60
Dec27

Carrie Fisher dies at age 60

It was confirmed today that actress Carrie Fisher has died following a heart attack she suffered just days ago. An affirming tweet by her mother Debbie Reynold’s on Christmas Day seemed to convey hope that the Star Wars actress was on a path to recovery in stable condition. Commenting on her passing, Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive officer, The Walt Disney Company noted: “Carrie Fisher was one-of-a-kind, a true character...

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Disney and the $7 billion box office
Dec26

Disney and the $7 billion box office

The Walt Disney Studios recently became the first studio ever to reach the $7 billion threshold at the global box office, setting a new industry record. With a powerful $290 million global debut for ROGUE ONE, Disney’s year-to-date grosses are $6,988.3 million from Jan. 1 through Dec. 18, 2016, including $2,700.4 million domestically, also an industry record, and $4,287.9 million internationally, a Disney record. These phenomenal box...

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Carrie Fisher in stable condition according to mother Debbie Reynolds
Dec25

Carrie Fisher in stable condition according to mother Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynold’s normally quiet Twitter account posted today that her daughter Carrie Fisher is in stable condition following her heart attack on December 23, 2016. Her tweet continued, “If there is a change,we will share it. For all her fans & friends. I thank you for your prayers & good wishes.” Fisher suffered a “massive heart attack Friday on an airplane” according to TMZ. She was en route...

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