“The Jungle Book” Casts a New Actor for the Character of “Mowgli”

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Disney conducted a very extensive  worldwide search for the part of Mowgli in 'The Jungle Book". The Walt Disney Studios has finally announced the part has been given to 10-year-old Neel Sethi from New York. This is his first acting job!“Casting is the most important element of any film and finding the right kid to play Mowgli was imperative,” said director Jon Favreau. “Neel has tremendous talent and charisma. There is a lot riding on his little shoulders and I’m confident he can handle … [Read more...]





Disney’s Big Hero 6 Voices Have Been Cast

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Walt Disney Animation Studios officially announced the voice cast for their new action-packed comedy-adventure “Big Hero 6.”"Big Hero 6" is the story of Hiro Hamada, a robotics prodigy, who along with the help of his equally brilliant brother Tadashi and their friends, adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred, has learned to harness his genius.   A devastating turn of events throws the group into a dangerous plot happening in the streets of … [Read more...]





Do You Wanna Run a 5k?

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The day before registration opens to the general public for the Princess Half Marathon weekend, runDisney announced a change to their races.  So, do you wanna run a 5k? The previous Princess 5k, has been re-themed along with the kids races and The Academy Award Winning animated feature will now be on both medals.Along with the newly themed events, the weekend will also include The Princess Half Marathon, the Enchanted 10k and the of course, the Glass Slipper Challenge.Registration for … [Read more...]





Review of Disney Story Central App

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A few days ago, Disney Publishing released Disney Story Central App. I was given the opportunity to review this wonderful new app - available on iTunes for the iPad and a tablet-optimized website .The parental controls within the Disney Story Central app are top-notch and I love how each reader's stats are individually stored. This means that each of your children can read the book and get credit token virtual stars and trophies.Each book allows for 3 ways to interact: Read to Me, Auto … [Read more...]





Disney Infinity 2.0 News: Main Street Electrical Parade Vehicle Coming Soon

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Disney Infinity 2.0 announced via their Twitter account that Disney's Main Street Electrical Parade Vehicle will be coming soon. I'm so excited! I can't wait to drive this beauty in the Toy Box and many lands of Disney's Infinity 2.0.From Disney Infinity's Twitter: "One of the many cool vehicles that will be available in Disney Infinity (2.0 Edition) !"What other vehicles would you like to see? I would love to see a PeopleMover from Tomorrowland Transit Authority. Please leave your … [Read more...]