BIG HERO 6 World Premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival

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BIG HERO 6 held its' World Premiere as part of the Tokyo International Film Festival at the Toho Cinemas Roppongi Hills.  John Lasseter, the Japanese voice cast members along with Producer Roy Conli and the directors, Don Hall and Chris Williams were in attendance to celebrate and enjoy the Film Festival.Big Hero 6 is the story of Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter)  and his sidekick Baymax (a plus sized inflatable robot. voiced by Scott Adsit) who become friends and together with their … [Read more...]


Jake and the Never Land Pirates Special Event & TV Special

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Jake and the Never Land Pirates Special event was held at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California this past Saturday, October 18th.  Costumed young guests and their celebrity parents attended the event as part of a benefit for the First Book charity that provides book donations to Los Angeles area preschools.As part of the on-going charity event, Disney Channel and Disney Junior will premiere "Jake and the Never Land Pirates:  Battle for the Book" television special on Sunday, October … [Read more...]


Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Newest Release Date Announced

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5 has announced an official release date of July 7th, 2017.     Originally scheduled for July 2015, the 2 year delay may be due to budgetary concerns or the fact that Johnny Depp's schedule is full between his Black Mass movie and the upcoming Alice in Wonderland 2 Disney project set for release in the summer of 2016.  Producer Jerry Bruckheimer shared they are getting ready to start shooting POTC 5 at the beginning of 2015.POTC 5 is currently subtitled as Dead Men … [Read more...]


2 Deals that will make your Holiday Vacation a little more affordable

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There is no better time then now to plan a Disney World vacation. Think about how magical it would be to spend the holidays at the happiest place on earth! There are 2 new deals that will make your dream vacation a little more affordable.The very popular Play, Stay, Dine, & Save package is back. To get this deal you must travel between December 14-20, 2014, and January 5-March 7, 2015. This package includes park tickets, a resort stay, and a dining plan.If you are not looking for a … [Read more...]


Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! Street Party at Magic Kingdom

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Beginning October 24, 2014, the long-time favorite "Move It! Shake It! Celebrate It!" Street party parade at Magic Kingdom is amping it up. The new and improved "Move It! Shake It! Dance and Play It!" Street Party will travel down Main Street, U.S.A with new characters, new music, and a chance for guests to be involved in the party.The parade of gift boxes travels down Main Street, U.S.A. to the Central Plaza in front of Cinderella Castle, and guests are asked to join the procession, dancing … [Read more...]


The ‘Frozen’ Fun will Continue at Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post at Hollywood Studios

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In case you have not heard yet the very popular "Frozen" event at Hollywood Studios will continue through the holidays. Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post is one of the most popular areas of the “Frozen Summer Fun LIVE!” Well it's back and it is sticking around through the holidays. If you have not been I highly recommend it! Disney always does a great job of making you feel like you are in the movie.Oaken now has a spot on Streets of America, very close to the Studio Catering Co. and “Lights, … [Read more...]


Petition Presented to Disney for Down-Syndrome Princess

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Disney has not shied away from characters with disabilities, and they have risen to create princesses with diversity of appearance, background, and goals.  But there's not a princess or a character to whom children with Down syndrome can relate. October is Down syndrome awareness month, and some mothers in the San Francisco Bay area are collecting signatures for a petition they intend to present to the Walt Disney Company at the end of the month.Keston Ott-Dahl's 15 month old daughter, … [Read more...]


Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid will Close for Refurbishment

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Under the Sea - Journey to the Little Mermaid at Walt Disney World has been around for barely 2 years and word is it will be closed for refurbishment starting Feb 2nd and ending March 6, 2015. Sadly this will happen during my mini-vacation. Hopefully you can plan your vacation around these dates, if this ride is a must do for you.It is said that there will be additions to the ride similar to the ones that were made to the same attraction in Disneyland last year. If you will be at Disney … [Read more...]


Star Wars Rebels Interview and Press Conference

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Star Wars Rebels Press Conference was held in Beverly Hills to promote the new  the new Disney Series Premiere  which starts this Monday, October 13, 2014 on Disney XD.  (check local channel for time) . The series is set between the events that happened in Star Wars Episodes III and IV.The press conference began with a visit from R2-D2 and C3-PO who entertained us while waiting for the event to begin.  In attendance at the conference were  Freddie Prinze Jr. (“Kanan”), Tiya Sircar … [Read more...]


Danny Elfman Reads from ‘Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas’ at Haunted Mansion Holiday in Disneyland Park

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Musician and composer Danny Elfman stopped by Disneyland recently to record a special reading from “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.”Danny Elfman created the film’s music and also provided the singing voice for Jack Skellington and has been a collaborator with Tim Burton for a long time.Mr. Elfman has 4 Oscar nominations and will be performing a live concert which will include music from several Tim Burton movies in the Los Angeles area in the next few weeks.Enjoy the … [Read more...]