Disney+ celebrates May the 4th with Bad Batch premiere

On May the 4th, otherwise known as Star Wars Day, Disney+ will release a brand-new original Star Wars series, Star Wars: The Bad Batch a first-of-its-kind Star Wars-themed short from The Simpsons; and multiple themed cinematic experiences in celebration of a galaxy far, far away. Star Wars: The Bad Batch follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch … Continue reading “Disney+ celebrates May the 4th with Bad Batch premiere”

Watch Disney and Pixar’s ‘Luca’ trailer

A new trailer and poster has debuted for Disney and Pixar’s upcoming original feature film Luca. The film, which streams exclusively on Disney+ for all subscribers beginning June 18, 2021, showcases one incredible summer in the Italian seaside town of Portorosso—seen through the eyes of a sea monster named Luca. Disney and Pixar’s original feature film is … Continue reading “Watch Disney and Pixar’s ‘Luca’ trailer”

Earth Day: Disney announces plastic-free packaging

Just in time for Earth Day, Disney has announced that the brand’s line of classic dolls will come in new plastic-free packaging available on shopDisney.com, Walt Disney World Resort, and Disney stores in North America, and coming soon to Disneyland Resort. The plastic-free packaging is made of sustainably sourced paper that is 100% recyclable, and it’s … Continue reading “Earth Day: Disney announces plastic-free packaging”

Avengers Campus to open at Disneyland June 4

It’s time to assemble Would-Be Avengers. Avengers Campus, an entirely new land dedicated to discovering, recruiting and training the next generation of Super Heroes, will open June 4, 2021 at Disneyland Resort, inside Disney California Adventure Park. Guests who are lifelong fans of Super Heroes and those discovering them for the first time are invited … Continue reading “Avengers Campus to open at Disneyland June 4”

‘Black Widow’ to launch in theaters and on Disney+

Can’t exactly say we didn’t see this coming. Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution today announced new release details for a number of titles on Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming slate of films. The announcement updates rollout details for the forthcoming Disney live-action Cruella, Marvel Studios’ Black Widow and Disney and Pixar’s Luca, and also includes revised premiere dates for several … Continue reading “‘Black Widow’ to launch in theaters and on Disney+”

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

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 Mandalorian. … Continue reading “Valentine’s Day gifts for ‘Star Wars’ and Disney lovers”

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

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 an … Continue reading “Watch new spot for Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon”

Bergman named Chairman Disney Studios Content

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 2019. … Continue reading “Bergman named Chairman Disney Studios Content”

Disney announces plans for 2021 and beyond

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 updates … Continue reading “Disney announces plans for 2021 and beyond”

Disney, Lucasfilm announce plans for ‘Starwars’ & more

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 the … Continue reading “Disney, Lucasfilm announce plans for ‘Starwars’ & more”

Disney announces pre-orders for Soul vinyl album

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 distinct … Continue reading “Disney announces pre-orders for Soul vinyl album”

Disney and Marvel announce early Xmas for fans

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 upcoming … Continue reading “Disney and Marvel announce early Xmas for fans”

Even with approval, Disney; Universal to remain closed

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 on … Continue reading “Even with approval, Disney; Universal to remain closed”

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

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 streaming … Continue reading “Disney restructures, pivots toward Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu”

Sam Jackson to reprise Nick Fury in Disney+ series

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 appeared … Continue reading “Sam Jackson to reprise Nick Fury in Disney+ series”

Disney Pushes back ‘Black Widow’ to 2021

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 Shang … Continue reading “Disney Pushes back ‘Black Widow’ to 2021”

Disney+ debuts new trailer ‘Mandalorian’ S2 trailer

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 enemies … Continue reading “Disney+ debuts new trailer ‘Mandalorian’ S2 trailer”

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

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 other … Continue reading “‘Mulan’ is coming to Disney+ and the French are pissed”

Honda celebrates 15th year as Official Vehicle of Disney

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 sold … Continue reading “Honda celebrates 15th year as Official Vehicle of Disney”

Disney remembers their “icon” Regis Philbin

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 bon … Continue reading “Disney remembers their “icon” Regis Philbin”