Disney Parks to temporarily furlough US executive, salaried, and non-union hourly Cast Members effective April 19
Apr02

Disney Parks to temporarily furlough US executive, salaried, and non-union hourly Cast Members effective April 19

MouseInfo independently confirmed an email sent today to select Disney staff about unfortunate news regarding pay for many executive, salaried, and non-union hourly Cast Members in the US, effective April 19, 2020. The partial statement follows below. With the utmost care and consideration, we are instituting a temporary, short-term furlough for executive, salaried and non-union hourly Cast Members based in the U.S. with the exception...

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Bob Iger temprarily forgoes 100% of salary amongst drastic cuts in salary for all Disney senior level leadership
Mar30

Bob Iger temprarily forgoes 100% of salary amongst drastic cuts in salary for all Disney senior level leadership

MouseInfo independently confirmed today that an email went out to to those employed by the Walt Disney Company confirming temporary reduction in salaries for senior leadership; from the most drastic measures (Iger volunteering 100% of his salary) to comparatively more more modest decreases between 20% and 50% at varying scales depending on position within the company. The partial statement below was sent out to Company employees via...

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2020 MARCH SALE: Discover deals on a wide variety of Disney-related designs and products!
Mar18

2020 MARCH SALE: Discover deals on a wide variety of Disney-related designs and products!

MouseInfo once again invites you to wear your fandom with pride! We have assembled a great collection of fun and unique designs that Disney fans will love on a great variety or products and apparel. Whether you’re eyeing a new tee, hoodie, or sweater to rock in a Disney Park or looking for stickers, pillows, and phone cases to showcase your fandom every day, our shop has got you covered! And did we mention… it’s ALL...

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Universal to co-launch upcoming theatrical/home release, Disney next?
Mar16

Universal to co-launch upcoming theatrical/home release, Disney next?

Many have suggested it of all studios (including Disney) but with various states and counties across the US closing movie theaters and similar entertainment venues in respones to COVID-19 coronavirus threats, it seems Universal Studios are one of the first players to take action in light of the coronavirus restrictions on exhibition of films. According to Deadline, Universal will release their upcoming TROLLS WORLD TOUR film both...

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Disney temporarily closing North American owned/operated Disney Store and hotel locations
Mar16

Disney temporarily closing North American owned/operated Disney Store and hotel locations

As the threat of COVID-19 coronavirus becomes more clear, Disney continues to adjust its policies and will now be closing all Disney Stores in North America effective March 17, 2020 as well as all owned and operated Walt Disney World Hotels (including Disney’s Vero Beach Resort) on March 20, 2020. Stores The store closures not only affect every retail location around the US and Canada but also owned and operated locations at...

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Dave Smith to be honored with Main Street, USA window dedication at Disneyland
Mar11

Dave Smith to be honored with Main Street, USA window dedication at Disneyland

It was confirmed today that the late Dave Smith (Disney Legend and Walt Disney Archives founder) will receive one of Disneyland’s highest honors: a Main Street, U.S.A. window dedication! A special ceremony will be held at Disneyland on June 22, 2020 — the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Walt Disney Archives — to commemorate his achievements. Here’s some details about Dave Smith and his...

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STEP INSIDE: Hundreds of pieces of memorabilia enchant ‘Inside the Walt Disney Archives’ exhibit at Bowers Museum
Mar08

STEP INSIDE: Hundreds of pieces of memorabilia enchant ‘Inside the Walt Disney Archives’ exhibit at Bowers Museum

Inside the Walt Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic celebrates five decades of cinematic history at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, California now through August 30. We were invited to come check out the exhibit which features a myriad of wonders. The 10,000-square-foot exhibit — which premiered at D23 Expo Japan in 2018 — boasts more than 400 objects, including original artwork, costumes, and props that tell...

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MIDSUMMER SCREAM 2020 celebrating ‘vintage trick or treating’ theme, adds preview night
Mar06

MIDSUMMER SCREAM 2020 celebrating ‘vintage trick or treating’ theme, adds preview night

It’s almost half Halloween which means we’re getting close to MIDSUMMER SCREAM 2020! Returning for its fifth year, the Long Beach Convention Center will play host once again to the spooktacular convention with a lineup chock full of fun and exciting offerings! Midsummer Scream 2020 theme is “Vintage Trick or Treating” with all of the imagery, pageantry, and ghoulish good fun that comes with memories of October in years...

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Bob Iger steps down, Bob Chapek named CEO for The Walt Disney Company
Feb25

Bob Iger steps down, Bob Chapek named CEO for The Walt Disney Company

After years of will-he-or-won’t-he debate, Robert A. Iger will officially be stepping down as CEO for The Walt Disney Company. In his place, effective immediately, will be Bob Chapek who most recently served as Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. In his new role as CEO, Chapek will directly oversee all of the Company’s business segments and corporate functions. He will report to the Executive Chairman, Mr. Iger,...

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NEW CONTENT: Centuries before the Skywalkers there was STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC
Feb25

NEW CONTENT: Centuries before the Skywalkers there was STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC

Now that the Skywalker saga has come to a close it leaves fans wondering what lies in the future? As it would turn out, it’s a look BACK into the past, not forward. No, not more prequels but instead STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC. Set 200 years before the events of STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE, the new stories take place in an era when the Galactic Republic and the Jedi Order are at their zenith. The epic new era will be explored...

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