Star Wars Fans Awaken around the globe for ‘Force Friday’

TOKYO CAPTION:.Enshine, a digital star from the Maker Studios network, unboxed Star Wars: The Force Awakens Big Figs from JAKKS Pacific in Tokyo, Japan on 3 September 2015 as part of the epic global event marking the countdown to ?Force Friday? when merchandise from the highly anticipated new movie goes on sale. Fans can tune in to watch live unboxing events, which unfolds over 18 hours, in 15 different cities and 12 countries on the YouTube Star Wars channel. Retailers around the the globe will open their doors at midnight on 9/4 and fans can document their experiences using #ForceFriday..

 Today, merchandise inspired by the highly anticipated new movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens launched at retailers around the globe as ‘Force Friday’ officially got underway. Hot off the heels of the 18+ hour global live unboxing event on YouTube where highlights of the new product range were officially unveiled, the celebration continued as more than 3,000 retail locations in the U.S. opened their doors at midnight for fans to be among the first to discover new Star Wars … [Read more...]

A New Four Diamond Hotel Could be on the Horizon near Disneyland

At least $150 million will be spent to build the new JW Marriott Anaheim at the GardenWalk mall near Disneyland. The 12-story hotel will have 466 rooms.

A new JW Marriott hotel is being proposed near Disneyland. The developers, Prospera Hotels Inc. and O'Connell Hotels & Hospitality, have announced that they are planning on building a 466 room JW Marriott at the Anaheim GardenWalk.There are only 2 other hotels in Anaheim that have the four star hotels and they are The Disneyland Hotel and The Grand Californian Grand Hotel and Spa.F.Y.I A four-star or four-diamond hotel quality rating comes from outside arbiters such as Forbes Travel … [Read more...]

Trailer for new Pixar short “Borrowed Time”

Borrowed Time

Pixar's New Short "Borrowed Time" has released their first trailer for fans to enjoy.   The short set in the west is about a sheriff who comes back to deal with a accident he has tried his whole life to forget.   Coming back the sheriff has to relive the accident and his mistake.   Will he be able to find the strength to move forward?Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj met at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where they worked on one another's projects.  Coats is a Character Artist with credits … [Read more...]

Top 5 Disney Halloween Costumes for Boys


Halloween is fast approaching and all the retail stores are stocking up on their Halloween costumes, before they sold out I wanted to share a fun Top 5 Disney Halloween Costumes for Boys. As you can imagine the hot Halloween Costumes this fall are Marvel Characters! Disney/Marvel Store has really upped the quality of these costumes so much that you will get a lot more use than just once night I promise you!Here they are in no particular order:Ant-Man Costume for … [Read more...]

You Can Now Tweet Your Complaints to Disney World

Disney World Sign

Yes, you can now tweet your complaints to Disney World. Disneyland has been doing this for a little while now and it has gone over well, so now Disney World has decided to do the same. @WDWToday has launched and you can tweet them anything from complaints or issues you may have to park hours and show times.Keep in mind this account is specifically made to be a point of contact between guests on vacation and Guest Relations cast members.  So be sure to follow them to get updates as well. This … [Read more...]

Disney Star Dean Jones Passes Away at 84

Dean Jones

Dean Jones former Disney star passed away from Parkinson's at the age of 84. He starred in "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," He became associated with Disney after he got a call from the man Walt Disney himself. He starred in a total of 10 movies for Disney.He went to Ashburn College in Kentucky. He also spent 4 years in the Navy. He was signed to MGM right after leaving the Navy. He went on to marry Mae Entwisle, who was Miss San Diego, in 1954. They had 2 daughters. He then had a son … [Read more...]

The “Disney Duper” Has Been Sentenced


Thomas Lucas Jr., from Sherman, Texas, who is known as the "Disney Duper" has been given the max sentence of 17 years in the slammer. He was recently found guilty of 7 counts of wire fraud and one count of making a false statement. He has to serve three-fourths of his sentence before he is eligible for probation.He was given a chance to speak before he was sentenced and he stated that he was ashamed and heartbroken but yet never once apologized to any of his victims. The Federal Judge told … [Read more...]

Disney XD to start making TV Shows starring YouTube Creators


 Disney XD and Maker Studios will collaborate on Disney XD by Maker, a new initiative to search for and develop the next generation of creators for, the WATCH Disney XD app and original television series pilots for Disney XD cable and satellite channels around the world. The announcement was made today by Marc Buhaj, Senior Vice President, Programming and General Manager, Disney XD and Chris M. Williams, Chief Audience Officer, Maker Studios, the global leader in short-form … [Read more...]

2015 ABC Family’s “13 Nights of Halloween” Event Airs October 19-31


ABC Family scares up the 2015 13 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN celebration, with programming filled with scares and frights as you countdown to Halloween. The popular programming event, now in its 17th year, kicks off on Monday, October 19th and concludes on Saturday, October 31st, and features a special Halloween episode of procedural drama STITCHERS The stunt will also include the ABC Family premiere of Johnny Depp in SLEEPY HOLLOW, the network premiere of DISNEY∙PIXAR'S MONSTER UNIVERSITY, and a … [Read more...]

10 Tips to Ensure Smooth Sailing on the Disney Cruise Line


The key ingredients for a great Disney cruise are pretty simple: show up, relax and have fun!  But I wanted to share some other tips that you will want to make sure you do so you and your family can have the ultimate Disney vacation at sea.  So, without further adieu, here are my 10 tips of things NOT to do on a Disney cruise …Carry your own luggage onboard.  Let the Disney Cruise Line do it for you!  Whether you arrive to the cruise terminal on Disney Cruise Line transportation or in your … [Read more...]