Disneyland’s ‘Star Tours’ is closing and D23 members get the last ride

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Interesting news comes to us from LA TimesDisneyland will shutter the popular "Star Tours" attraction this month to make way for a major overhaul of the Reagan-era ride -- but D23 members will be given one last, special opportunity to say goodbye to the vintage "Star Wars" adventure.On July 14, members of D23 (which is the prestige, dues-membership fan club launched by Disney last year) will be offered a free and final ride on "Star Tours" before the doors get locked. The first 160 … [Read more...]





‘Millionaire’ may cost Disney Millions

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A jury is set to continue deliberations this week over a suit from the game show's creator seeking $395 million in damages. A decision for Celador International could be a setback for media mergers.To use a phrase from "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," the game show handed ABC a lifeline.Now the network could be on the hook.The Walt Disney Co.-owned network had been trailing in the ratings in the summer of 1999 when "Millionaire" premiered, offering a $1-million prize for the … [Read more...]





Mo’Nique visits “Captain EO” Grand “Re-Premiere”

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Comedienne and Academy Award-winning actress Mo'Nique poses July 2, 2010 with a pair of 3-D glasses and one Mickey Mouse glove -- a la Michael Jackson -- as she prepares to visit "Captain EO" on the film's grand re-opening day at Epcot in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.The musical 3-D film, which stars Michael Jackson, was presented at Epcot from 1986-1994. After a long hiatus, the space adventure film re-opened July 2 at the Walt Disney World Resort theme park. Mo'Nique, who received an … [Read more...]





Classic Disney – Morris The Midget Moose

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Here is a classic Disney Video all the way from 1950. It's about an elder beetle who tells two younger bugs feeling bad about their size about Morris, an undersized moose who teams up with a small-antlered moose to stand up against local leader Thunderclap. … [Read more...]





Registration Opens for Disney’s Princess Half Marathon Weekend

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Registration for one of Disney’s most popular races is officially open! Be sure to sign up for Disney’s Princess Half Marathon Weekend presented by Lady Foot Locker, set for February 25-27, 2011.The women-focused event invites runners of all types to come enjoy Kids’ Races, a Family 5K, health and fitness expo and half marathon, all Princess themed, of course.Click here to see costumes from last years event in a very cool Quicktime picture viewer. … [Read more...]