Signs of life at Disney World’s Pleasure Island


This article comes to us from Jason Garcia at the Orlando Sentinel.Two years after Walt Disney World turned out the lights at the nightclubs of Pleasure Island, there are signs of life for the near-forgotten entertainment district.Disney this week filed a pair of permits signaling the start of new construction at Pleasure Island, a once-popular dining-and-dancing spot that has since become little more than a cut-through between the two retail ends of Downtown Disney. The permits … [Read more...]

Season Two of “V” Will Premiere January 4, 2011, on ABC


"V," the thrilling drama series about the world's first alien encounter that captivated viewers last season, will make its highly-anticipated season premiere on TUESDAY, JANUARY 4 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on ABC.Simultaneously appearing over every major city in the world, the Visitors (or V's) arrived offering us the wonders of their technology and promoting peace. While the world quickly embraced the V's as saviors, an FBI Counter Terrorist Agent, and others making up the resistance … [Read more...]

Disney Cruise Line Named Top Cruise Line by Readers of Condé Nast Traveler Magazine


Disney Cruise Line has been recognized as the No. 1 cruise experience at the Annual Readers’ Choice Awards for Condé Nast Traveler magazine in New York City.Known as the leader in family cruising, Disney Cruise Line took the top honors in the Mega-Ship category, which is part of the magazine’s annual readers’ survey that recognizes the best in travel for resorts, destinations, airlines, cruise lines and car rental agencies.Samantha Brown, renowned travel expert and television host on … [Read more...]

3 More join the cast of The Greatest Muppets Movie Ever Made


Looks like Amy Adams, Chris Cooper and Rashida Jones are in talks to join the “The Greatest Muppets Movie Ever Made.” The movie stars Jason Segel from "I love you man" which is one of my favorite movies! He also co-wrote the project and will be co-producer on the movie.In the movie Jason tries to reunite all of the Muppet characters so they can help save their movie studio. If hired Amy would play Jason’s girlfriend, while Rashida would play an ABC Network Executive and Chris would play a … [Read more...]

Disney Interactive Studios cuts staff, sinks Pirates of the Caribbean game


This sad news comes to us from the Vancouver Sun.Disney Interactive Studios has laid off staff and cancelled the much-anticipated game Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the Damned at its Vancouver studio Propaganda Games.A laid-off employee, who wished to be anonymous, said that close to 100 people lost their jobs Thursday. Calls and e-mails to Disney Interactive were not returned, but web magazine Kotaku quoted Angela Emery, Disney Interactive Studios vice-president of … [Read more...]