Disney Character News and Rumors for May 2011

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Walt Disney World May is one of the two months of the year that WDW usually changes around characters and this May is no different. The big changes are at Disney's Hollywood Studios where Lotso has left the animation building to make way for Winnie the Pooh once his meet and greet area is complete. Also, Phineas and Ferb will finally be making their debut; however, it sounds like it has been delayed until the end of the month. There may be other changes coming this month… normally some … [Read more...]




An Unforgettable Night: Pirates 4 Premiere

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Have you ever been fishing? If not, then here are the basics: You toss a string out into open water, and sit. And wait. Sit and wait some more, until you finally get a little nibble, or a big bite. In a sense, that’s what I did with my Twitter account. When Disney released news that they were allowing fans to purchase tickets into the world premiere of "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides", I couldn’t help but ‘toss a line out’, and see if I ‘got a nibble’. Well, I got a bite, and once … [Read more...]




Star Tours – “Piece of Cake” Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Check out the latest commercial promoting the new Star Tours: The Adventures Continue. New in 3-D. New Destinations. New Adventures. Catch a maiden flight at Disney's Hollywood Studios!Don't forget Sorcerer Radio's coverage of the Star Tours: The Adventures Continue VIP screening Thursday 5/19 after 7 pm/eastern. Sorcerer Radio's WDW Tiki Room show will also be broadcasting from the Walt Disney World Resort for the Star Wars Weekends kick off and Star Tours opening ceremony Friday 5/20 … [Read more...]




New Disney California Adventure Updates Coming to Blue Sky Cellar

On Friday, Disney Parks Blog gave you a look at the progress of the expansion at Disney California Adventure park, and this week there are even more updates coming to the Walt Disney Imagineering Blue Sky Cellar.Starting May 18, additions will include a new aerial view of the park, above. In this photo, you can see the incredible progress being made in Cars Land (bottom right) as well as the soon-to-be complete Paradise Pier (bottom left). At the top, you can also see the park’s new entrance … [Read more...]




Ask Us a Disney Question: Must-Do Attractions at Disneyland/California Adventure?

This question comes from WDW-goer Melissa:I'm a WDW veteran who will have the chance to make a two-day side trip to Disneyland this summer. I would explore from park open to close, but my husband (who is more than tolerant of my Disney-hobby) will run out of steam before I do. So I'm trying to make my must-do list! Since your site seems to be the Disney global clearing house, I'm hoping y'all can help me. What does the WDWphile have to do when given a chance to visit DL and DCA?You have … [Read more...]