Valentine’s Day gifts for ‘Star Wars’ and Disney lovers

1+ Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we’re here to share some chic jewelry options for the special Disney and/or Star Wars fans in your life! These gifts can be for a loved one, a bestie, or even, for yourself!  Limited Edition “The Child” (aka Baby Yoda) Necklace from the hit series The … Continue reading “Valentine’s Day gifts for ‘Star Wars’ and Disney lovers”

Watch new spot for Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon

1+ Sunday during the Big Game, viewers got a thrilling, special look at Walt Disney Animation Studios’ epic new fantasy-adventure Raya and the Last Dragon. Raya and the Last Dragon takes us on an exciting, epic journey to the fantasy world of Kumandra, where Raya, a lone warrior, must track down the legendary last dragon to stop … Continue reading “Watch new spot for Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon”

Bergman named Chairman Disney Studios Content

1+ Alan Bergman has been named Chairman, Disney Studios Content, and Alan Horn will continue to serve as the division’s Chief Creative Officer, effective January 1, 2021, as announced today by Bob Chapek, Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. Both will report to Chapek. Horn and Bergman have jointly led the Studios group as Co-Chairmen since May … Continue reading “Bergman named Chairman Disney Studios Content”

Disney announces plans for 2021 and beyond

2+ On Thursday December 10, 2020, The Walt Disney Company hosted their webcast for Their Investor Day. Bob Chapek, Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, and Bob Iger, Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, led the virtual event, which included presentations from leaders of the company’s content and distribution teams, along with financial … Continue reading “Disney announces plans for 2021 and beyond”

Disney, Lucasfilm announce plans for ‘Starwars’ & more

1+ On Thursday, December 10, 2020 during The Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day webcast, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy announced an incredible number of new films, series, and surprises that will expand the Star Wars galaxy. After the show’s unprecedented success, winning seven Emmy Awards, The Mandalorian has inspired two spin-off series called The Rangers of … Continue reading “Disney, Lucasfilm announce plans for ‘Starwars’ & more”

Disney announces pre-orders for Soul vinyl album

1+ Walt Disney Records announces the pre-orders for Disney and Pixar‘s Soul Original Score vinyl album and Music From and Inspired by Soul vinyl album. The digital Soul Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and both vinyl albums are set for release on Dec. 18. Disney and Pixar’s “Soul” will be available exclusively on Disney+ (where Disney+ is available) beginning Dec. 25, 2020.  “Soul” is set in two … Continue reading “Disney announces pre-orders for Soul vinyl album”

Disney and Marvel announce early Xmas for fans

2+ Merry Xmas and Happy Hanukkah… early. On Thursday December 10, 2020 Disney hosted their Investor Day Webcast and Reel 360 was there to hear about all the amazing projects they have in the works across their multiple platforms. Marvel Studios Shared their plans for the expansion and future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, sharing … Continue reading “Disney and Marvel announce early Xmas for fans”

Even with approval, Disney; Universal to remain closed

1+ California has cleared theme parks to reopen after more than seven months of coronavirus closures provided they follow newly issued COVID-19 health and safety guidelines. However, Disneyland, Universal and other large parks may not be able to return until next summer. California Health and Human Services Secretary Mark Ghaly announced during a news conference … Continue reading “Even with approval, Disney; Universal to remain closed”

Disney restructures, pivots toward Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu

1+ In light of the tremendous success achieved to date in the Company’s direct-to-consumer business and to further accelerate its DTC strategy, The Walt Disney Company has announced a strategic reorganization of its media and entertainment businesses. Under the new structure, Disney’s creative engines will focus on developing and producing original content for the Company’s … Continue reading “Disney restructures, pivots toward Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu”

Sam Jackson to reprise Nick Fury in Disney+ series

1+ Disney+ may soon have to change its name to Disney+Marvel. The streamer announced what will be its ninth series from the studio that has given us The Avengers. Samuel L. Jackson is confirmed to reprise his role as S.H.I.E.L.D head honcho Nick Fury in an upcoming series. According to Variety , Jackson who first … Continue reading “Sam Jackson to reprise Nick Fury in Disney+ series”

Disney Pushes back ‘Black Widow’ to 2021

2+ Disney has announced they are pushing the theatrical release date of Scarlett Johansson and Marvel’s Black Widow, as well as the other movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, back to 2021. The film was previously scheduled to be released on Nov. 6 but will now open May 7, 2021, the slot previously held by … Continue reading “Disney Pushes back ‘Black Widow’ to 2021”

Disney+ debuts new trailer ‘Mandalorian’ S2 trailer

1+ Yes! Disney+ has shared the new trailer, and images from the second season of Lucasfilm’s Emmy-winning series, The Mandalorian, which we love here at Reel 360. The new season premieres Friday, October 30, streaming only on Disney+. In the new season, the titular character and the Child (aka Baby Yoda) continue their journey, facing … Continue reading “Disney+ debuts new trailer ‘Mandalorian’ S2 trailer”

‘Mulan’ is coming to Disney+ and the French are pissed

1+ The Walt Disney Company held it’s 3Q earnings call yesterday, and the fate of Mulan was discussed. After a series of delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the live-action adaptation of the animated classic is coming to Disney+ on September 4th. For $29.99 Wait. You say you already subscribe to Disney+. Why isn’t it free? Unlike … Continue reading “‘Mulan’ is coming to Disney+ and the French are pissed”

Honda celebrates 15th year as Official Vehicle of Disney

1+ Honda is taking its upgraded 2021 Odyssey, on sale today, on a magical ride with some iconic characters and attractions from the Disneyland Resort to celebrate the company’s 15th year as the amusement park’s “Official Vehicle.” The Honda Odyssey has been America’s retail best-selling minivan for 10 consecutive years with more than 1.1 million vehicles … Continue reading “Honda celebrates 15th year as Official Vehicle of Disney”

Disney remembers their “icon” Regis Philbin

1+ Disney Legend Regis Philbin passed away from natural causes on Friday, July 24, his family shared. The Emmy Award-winning morning show host, who was also beloved for hosting ABC’s Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, was just one month shy of his 89th birthday. Television talk show host, game show superstar, singer, author, actor, red carpet … Continue reading “Disney remembers their “icon” Regis Philbin”

Disney pushes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Avatar’ and ‘Star Wars’

1+ The summer “Blockbuster Season” is officially lost. As COVID-19 cases surge in the United States, forcing cities to restrict openings and keep theaters closed, Disney has been forced to shuffle its release window for the next few years, affecting 2020 films including the highly-anticipated Mulan. The live-action version of Mulan has been postponed indefinitely … Continue reading “Disney pushes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Avatar’ and ‘Star Wars’”

Ford and Disney reveal all-new Ford Bronco family

2+ Ford Motor Company will reveal the all-new Ford Bronco 4×4 family on Monday, July 13 across Disney’s Media Networks – marking the first-ever, prime-time product reveal roadblock across Disney’s broadcast, cable, digital and streaming properties, including ABC, ESPN, National Geographic and Hulu. “Ford Bronco is an icon that has captured people’s imaginations and inspired … Continue reading “Ford and Disney reveal all-new Ford Bronco family”

Disneyland delays reopen, overhauls Splash Mountain

1+ With COVID-19 spiking sharply in California – the state broke a record Tuesday with an increase of more than 7,000 cases in a day – Disneyland has decided to delay plans to reopen its southern California parks until state officials issue guidance on how theme parks can allow visitors back, The Walt Disney Company said … Continue reading “Disneyland delays reopen, overhauls Splash Mountain”

Walt Disney World unveils plans for phased reopening

1+ Following the recent reopening of Shanghai Disney Resort and Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort, today Disney submitted a proposal to the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force in Florida describing its approach for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World Resort theme parks planned to begin on July 11. Pending Orange County … Continue reading “Walt Disney World unveils plans for phased reopening”

Disney Q2 earnings fall due to COVID-19 impact on parks

2+ It’s like Thanos taking Disney’s wallet and snapping his fingers. The Walt Disney Company reported earnings for its second fiscal quarter ended March 28, 2020. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations for the quarter decreased 93% to $0.26 from $3.53 in the prior-year quarter. Excluding certain items affecting comparability(1), diluted EPS for … Continue reading “Disney Q2 earnings fall due to COVID-19 impact on parks”