Walt Disney World unveils plans for phased reopening

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 and … Continue reading “Walt Disney World unveils plans for phased reopening”

Disney+ hits 50 million subscribers worldwide

The mouse, just like many others, has not had much good news to report with coronavirus affecting everyday life. However, the mouse can smile today as Disney+ has now achieved another new milestone, with 50 million paid subscribers globally within five months after its U.S. launch. “We’re truly humbled that Disney+ is resonating with millions … Continue reading “Disney+ hits 50 million subscribers worldwide”

Wait! What? Bob Iger replaces Bob Chapek as Disney CEO

Did not see this coming. Sunday night, The Walt Disney Company announced that Robert A. Iger is returning to lead Disney as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Iger was replaced by Bob Chapek in 2020. Iger, who spent more than four decades at the Company, including 15 years as its CEO, has agreed to serve as Disney’s CEO for two years, with a … Continue reading “Wait! What? Bob Iger replaces Bob Chapek as Disney CEO”

RSA enters world of NFTs with Modern People

Ridley Scott’s globally renowned production company RSA Films is officially entering the growing world of NFTs, announcing a partnership with a multidisciplinary creative studio, Modern People. RSA will represent Modern People in the brand space, to IP holders in industries including entertainment, music and art, and for collaborations with independent content creators. The new partnership … Continue reading “RSA enters world of NFTs with Modern People”

From Strange to Lightyear, Disney’s CinemaCon rundown

CinemaCon 2022 ran from April 25-28, and has been occurring annually since 2021. Caesars Palace is the home of CinemaCon this year where studios such as Sony Pictures, Neon, Warner Brothers, Disney, Universal, Focus, Paramount, and Lions Gate shared what we can expect to see in theaters over the next few years.  Disney brought us … Continue reading “From Strange to Lightyear, Disney’s CinemaCon rundown”

DeSantis continues to punish Disney for supporting LGBTQ+ rights

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation on Friday that strips Disney of a special district that covers Walt Disney World, after the company came out publicly against HB 1557, commonly referred to as the “don’t say gay” bill. DeSantis signed the bill after the Republican-led Florida House passed House Bill 3C Thursday in a 70-38 … Continue reading “DeSantis continues to punish Disney for supporting LGBTQ+ rights”

Dancing with the Stars moves to Disney+

After an impressive 30 seasons on ABC, Dancing with the Stars is moving to a new home on Disney+. The hit series received a two-season pickup and will premiere exclusively in the U.S. and Canada this Fall, making Dancing with the Stars the first live series to debut on the streaming service. Dancing with the Stars premiered on ABC in … Continue reading “Dancing with the Stars moves to Disney+”

A look at Disney, Marvel and 20th Century Oscar hopefuls

We’re a few weeks out from the Oscar nominations, but we are getting other nominations from the, DGA, PGA, AGD and WGA which are giving us clues as to what may be nominated for the Super Bowl of awards shows. This week, we look at Disney, who is the empire encompassing Marvel, LucasFilm, 20th Century … Continue reading “A look at Disney, Marvel and 20th Century Oscar hopefuls”

Hawkeye takes aim at Christmas on Disney+

In Marvel Studios’ new original series Hawkeye, which debuted last Wednesday with two episodes on Disney+, the former Avenger Clint Barton aka Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) has a seemingly simple mission: get back to his family for Christmas. That’s easier said than done, of course—especially after a ghost from his past returns, forcing him to team up … Continue reading “Hawkeye takes aim at Christmas on Disney+”

VFX Legion conjures up effects for Disney+ series Just Beyond

When you think of Disney+, you immediately gravitate toward the Marvel, Lucasfilm and Pixar collections. But there is a healthy offering of other series worth watching. One of them is the supernatural kids’ series, Just Beyond. Inspired by the writings of R.L. Stine, Just Beyond is an eight-episode anthology series that tells astonishing and thought-provoking … Continue reading “VFX Legion conjures up effects for Disney+ series Just Beyond”

Brand-new trailer and poster debut for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Encanto’

Walt Disney Animation Studios shared a new trailer and poster this morning showcasing its upcoming feature film Encanto. The film tells the tale of the Madrigals, an extraordinary family who live in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. Each child has been blessed with a magic gift unique to them—each child except Mirabel. But when … Continue reading “Brand-new trailer and poster debut for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Encanto’”

Scarlett Johansson settles lawsuit with Disney over Black Widow

At the end of July, we reported that Scarlett Johansson sued Disney for not upholding their commitments regarding the theatrical release of the film Black Widow. The lawsuit alleged that Disney breached Marvel’s agreement with Johansson that guaranteed Black Widow a theatrical-only release, as the majority of the actress’ salary from the superhero film was … Continue reading “Scarlett Johansson settles lawsuit with Disney over Black Widow”

BTS of Resorts World’s in-camera virtual production

Last April, the new US $4.3 billion, 3,500-room Resorts World Las Vegas luxury destination launched its “Stay Fabulous” campaign with an immersive, groundbreaking short film featuring Celine Dion, Carrie Underwood, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Tiësto, and Zedd. Created by Hooray Agency and Psyop to build excitement for Resorts recent grand opening and convey the astounding entertainment in store for … Continue reading “BTS of Resorts World’s in-camera virtual production”

Disney Pride: New DCappella video celebrates This is Me

Director Nina Kramer, SixTwentySix Productions, and Disney DCappella have created an incredible and inclusive music video celebrating the everyday lives of LGBTQ+ individuals in a series of mini vignettes within the music video, set to the song This Is Me for Disney’s Pride Spot.   DCappella is Disney Music Group’s premier a cappella singing sensation featuring … Continue reading “Disney Pride: New DCappella video celebrates This is Me”

Hyundai: custom TV ads, content, and IP from Disney

The new Hyundai campaign is self-described as unprecedented and the automaker is pretty right. Hyundai and Disney have developed an original creative campaign to introduce the all-new 2022 Tucson in an unforgettable way. The collaboration, created and developed by INNOCEAN, extends Hyundai’s “Question Everything” creative platform for Tucson with custom TV ads and digital content featuring talent and characters from The Bachelorette, black-ish, SportsCenter, and Marvel. … Continue reading “Hyundai: custom TV ads, content, and IP from Disney”

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”