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’”

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”

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”

Disney+ unveils trailer and episode descriptions for Zootopia

Disney+ has released a new trailer for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ new series Zootopia+. All six episodes launched on the streaming service Wednesday, November 9. Zootopia+ heads back to the fast-paced mammal metropolis of Zootopia in a short-form series that dives deeper into the lives of some of the Oscar-winning feature film’s most intriguing residents, including Fru Fru, the … Continue reading “Disney+ unveils trailer and episode descriptions for Zootopia”

Disney names Dana Walden head of DGE Content

The Walt Disney Company has named Dana Walden as Chairman, Disney General Entertainment Content, it was announced today by Bob Chapek, Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. In this role, Walden will lead the company’s general entertainment content engine that creates original entertainment and news programming for Disney’s streaming platforms and its cable and … Continue reading “Disney names Dana Walden head of DGE Content”

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+”

Disney remembers the beloved and iconic star Betty White

Disney remembers Betty White, the beloved and iconic star of The Golden Girls, who passed away on December 31, 2021, just a few weeks shy of her 100th birthday. The film and television actress was named a Disney Legend—the prestigious honor bestowed upon individuals in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to The Walt Disney Company—in 2009. “Rest … Continue reading “Disney remembers the beloved and iconic star Betty White”

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+”

Fallon creates intimate portrayals of hockey fans in new NHL work for Disney

You know hockey is not for everyone. And the authentic new work from Fallon for the NHL on ESPN and ESPN+, as well as ABC and Hulu, not only shares that sentiment, it embraces it. The creative debuted last night during ESPN’s coverage of Monday Night Football and will run across Disney’s owned and other … Continue reading “Fallon creates intimate portrayals of hockey fans in new NHL work for Disney”

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+”

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”