Disneyworld Fantasyland Construction Walk Through Videos


Our friend Jeff Lang has been out at Walt Disney World taking lots of video of the Fantasyland Construction that is going on. Here are some video highlights of what Disney has been up to.Construction equipment moves around dirt in preparation for the new Fantasyland.You can see where the new construction areas are, and where the Fastpass machines are for The Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.This is a peek over the wall at what is going on with the construction of Fantasyland! … [Read more...]

What’s Happening at Disney California Adventure Park This Summer


Great news from Disney Parks Blog of all the Happenings coming to Disney California Adventure.In January, we began sharing a series of videos (with the help of our host, Eddie) to document all the exciting changes coming to Disney California Adventure park.Today’s video focuses on the new attractions and shows that are available at Disney California Adventure park this summer. “World of Color” and Silly Symphony Swings are now open, and we’re also sharing video of the nighttime … [Read more...]

The ‘Sunnyside’ of Sleepy Hollow

Walt Disney Imagineering Art Director Alex Caruthers recently shared a little-known piece of trivia with me regarding the inspiration for the Magic Kingdom Park quick service restaurant Sleepy Hollow, located in Liberty Square. I have been passing Sleepy Hollow regularly, since 1974, and never gave a thought as to a “story line” … (There is ALWAYS a story line).Sleepy Hollow (the restaurant) offers tasty caramel corn, assorted cookies and refreshments, and is generally busy most of the time. … [Read more...]

‘Mean Girls 2′ Being Made For Television


For all of you hoping that "Mean Girls 2" would have the same amount of cultural clout as "Mean Girls," think again. Hollywood Crush has discovered exclusively from our source close to the project that the film is skipping theaters and heading straight to a TV near you once it is finished.There had been some initial speculation that "Mean Girls 2" would be a straight-to-DVD sequel, but it turns out that it is actually being made for television. In addition to the leading ladies who … [Read more...]

Disney makes learning English fun and easy in China


US media and entertainment conglomerate Walt Disney Co. (NYSE.DIS) is using Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck to teach English to Chinese children and make learning fun. The efforts are paying off as the company has become one of the leading educational institutions in China's fast growing private English education sector that is estimated to be around $2 billion.Learning a foreign language is tricky for anyone. Especially if the Chinese have to learn English. Hence, as part of a school … [Read more...]