Show your #MinnieStyle and you Could Win a Trip to New York Fashion Week


The Disney Style blog has been posting #MinnieStyle photos to Instagram for a while now, celebrating the classic cuteness that Minnie Mouse embodies. Now,  showing off your Minnie Style could help send you on a dream trip to New York Fashion Week.  From now through May 8, share your Minnie Style photos on Disney’s Applause app on iPhone or Android for a chance to win a trip to New York Fashion Week. Submit anything that shows what #MinnieStyle means to you, whether it’s dots and bows, black and … [Read more...]

Universal Orlando set to Increase Hourly Wages in June


For employees of Universal Orlando life just got a little bit sweeter with the announcement of a pay raise to happen in June!  On Wednesday Universal announced the increase in the hourly wage as they are starting to fill summer and permanent positions. The rate increase goes up to $9.50 an hour from $9, and will start in June 2015. The increase to $10 an hour will start in June 2016.While the increase doesn't happen until June officials say that some of the current workers may see an … [Read more...]

Beauty and the Beast Casts Sir Ian McKellen as Cogsworth


Walt Disney Studios' upcoming new,  live action film Beauty and the Beast has found the perfect Cogsworth.  Sir IanMcKellen, well know in theatre and film and recognized most recently for his roles as Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit as well as Magneto in the X-Men films, will play the funny and loyal butler to the Beast.   Starring along side Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad and Emma Thompson, Sir Ian McKellen's portrayal of the butler transformed into a clock is destined to … [Read more...]

Adventures by Disney Introduces River Cruising!

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Just announced by Adventures by Disney, a new way to immerse yourself in the heart of Europe- River Cruising!  Adventures by Disney has teamed up with AmaWaterways, the premier luxury river cruise line, and will offer sailings in 2016 along the Danube River.  You will be able to explore world-renowned locations and some not-so-mainstream ones along the way as you visit eight destinations spanning four countries- Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.Each adventure will be 8-days/7-nights … [Read more...]

Disney and Steven Spielberg Team Up For The BFG

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The Walt Disney Studios and Steven Spielberg are bringing their expertise to co-produce and co-finance The BFG.  Although, Spielberg has produced numerous Disney movies, this marks his first time directing.   The announcement of this partnership practically guarantees the success of  The BFG . Playing the "BFG" (Big Friendly Giant) is Mark Rylance and newcomer Ruby Barnhill will star as Sophie.  Giants in the movie will be played by Bill Hader, Jemaine Clement, Michael David  Adamthwaite, … [Read more...]