Behind the scenes tour – Just in time for the holidays

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Have you ever wondered how many lights are displayed during the Osborne Spectacle of Dancing Lights? Or how long does it take to transform Cinderella’s Castle into the glistening sight it becomes during the holidays? Just in time for this year’s holiday celebration Walt Disney World will be offering a new tour, D-Lights, which will take guests on a holiday experience of a lifetime. During D-Lights you will learn how Disney puts the twinkle and magic into its amazing holiday decorations. You … [Read more...]





Johnny Depp may quit Pirates after Disney studio chief resigns

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Johnny Depp may walk away from a fourth installment of Pirates of the Caribbean after Disney ousted the veteran studio chief who first backed his vision for the role of Captain Jack Sparrow, Los Angeles Times reported.Studio chief Dick Cook left the company on Friday following a string of disappointing box office results and the studio's failure to consistently create popular films for the crucial teenage audience. Disney recently paid $4 billion to buy Marvel Entertainment and gain control … [Read more...]





Walt Disney World Secrets Gold iPhone App

TimeStream Software announces the release of the new “Walt Disney World Secrets Gold!” Notescast for the iPhone and iPod touch. This exciting new iPhone App reveals over 200 secrets of Walt Disney World Resort, and, for the first time, includes colorful photos, as well as a magical Hidden Mickey tour of over 80 Hidden Mickeys and an added bonus of over 200 Fun Facts.Filled with magical and surprising secrets of Walt Disney World® Resort, the new “Walt Disney World Secrets Gold!” … [Read more...]





Adventures by Disney cuts itineraries & destinations

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The Walt Disney Co. is scaling back its Adventures by Disney business, dropping many itineraries and destinations from its 2010 schedule. Disney executives acknowledge that the economic downturn has put pressure on the guided-tour business, as well as others. "When you think about the economy, it's hard not to think of any business, in any industry sector, that hasn't been impacted," said Karl Holz, president of New Vacation Operations, which includes Adventures by Disney. … [Read more...]





Disney/Marvel Facing Copyright Lawsuit

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It appears that Walt Disney’s $4 billion purchase of Marvel Entertainment might come with more than it’s fair share of headaches, 45 in fact.The heirs of Jack Kirby, forward thinking comic book artist and co-creator of many Marvel tentpole properties including X-Men, Fantastic Four have sent 45 notices of copyright termination to Marvel and Disney, as well as Marvel distributors and studios Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures, and other companies that … [Read more...]