Disney’s “Shop Disney Parks” App has Been Updated

The very popular "Shop Disney Parks" app has recently been updated with some new features for guests staying on site at Walt Disney World. You can now have your order delivered to your Disney World Resort or shipped to the front of the park you are at so you can pick it up on your way out.If you want it delivered to your resort your reservation must be linked to your MDE account. If you want it shipped to the front of the park you have to be inside that park.Have you tried the new … [Read more...]

Star Wars, Marvel and Frozen Themed Fruit and Veggies Join The Walt Disney Company Healthy Offerings

Disney Consumer Products brings the power of the Force to the produce aisle, unveiling new healthy Star Wars branded fruit and veggie offerings to celebrate the addition of Lucasfilm to The Walt Disney Company’s Healthy Living Commitment. Just in time for the December release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, families can enjoy Star Wars-themed bagged apples by Sage, citrus fruit by Dayka Hackett, carrots by Kern Ridge and grapes with Yoda-themed packaging by Four Star, which all meet nutritional … [Read more...]

Disney’s New Mary Poppins Film Is Not A Remake!

Rob Marshall was quoted at the recent National Arts Awards as saying "It is not a new Mary Poppins," referring to his new project based on the iconic nanny we all love.    The new film will be based on the original P.L. Travers series.  Set in 1934, the story will pull from the other books which included a total of eight.The original Mary Poppins movie starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke was based on just one of the books.  Marshall and the rest of the team will be working with the … [Read more...]

The Voice of “Doc McStuffins” Sues Disney Citing Breach of Contract

The original voice of "Doc McStuffins" Kiara Muhammad is suing Disney. The lawsuit was filed in L.A. Superior Court recently. She is claiming breach of contract. She is alleging they have not paid her what she is owed. She says her voice and likeness were used extensively for the first 2 and a half seasons of the show, yet she was not paid her 2.5% of net merchandising receipts.The specific terms of the suit were not released. The suit does state that she is owed over $250,000. She is being … [Read more...]

“Frozen” and Other Disney Movies Will Now Be Available for Streaming

For the first time in forever, Frozen, Disney movies and more will be available for streaming. But, as of right now this will only be offered in the UK. Disney is starting it's own streaming service, similar to Netflix. It is called DisneyLife and it will cost about $15.40 (U.S. Dollars) a month. The service will offer Disney movies, TV shows from the Disney Channel, music and books. Keep in mind that not all Disney content will be available for streaming. You can download everything so you can … [Read more...]

Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg in “Bridge of Spies” Interview Share Competition

Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks recently shared a competition between Hanks and Harrison Ford for title of "actor who's made the most Spielberg movies."  Recently during an interview about their newest film "Bridge of Spies"  coming to theatres, today, Spielberg mentioned how excited he was to make Indiana Jones 5, although that would put Harrison ahead of Hanks. At this time, both are tied at 4 movies each, but Spielberg said once Indiana Jones 5 is done he would have to make another film for … [Read more...]

Aladdin on Broadway is going global

This was the last of Alan Menken's Disney works with Howard Ashman, who has since past away in 1991 from Aids complications. Since "Aladdin" hit Broadway it has had almost 700 performers and over $122 million in ticket sales. There is a Japanese version playing in Tokyo and soon to be a version in Hamburg, as well as Sydney.Key players in the show are:Designed by Bob Crowley (An American In Paris, Skylight) Lighting by Natasha Katz (the upcoming School Of Rock) Illusions by Jim … [Read more...]

Thousands of Frozen Costumes Donated to Students in Central Florida

Thousands of kids in the Central Florida area (Lake, Osceola, Orange, Seminole, and Polk counties) got some Frozen magic in their lives recently. Disney donated thousands Frozen costumes in order to make room in their warehouse for new deliveries. Some school are using the donations to promote literacy and reward good behavior. Dresses went to 51 elementary schools that get title 1 funds, which is to help lower income students. So you might see even more Elsa and Anna's at you door trick or … [Read more...]

A Super Hero Halloween is Coming to the “Mix + Smash: Marvel Super Hero Mashers” App

Inspired by the popular action figures, Marvel Super Hero Mashers and building on their play pattern of customization and construction/building, Mix + Smash: Marvel Super Hero Mashers lets kids remix their favorite Marvel Super Heroes and create their very own ultimate champion to defeat evil Super Villains.New this week is the Halloween update, it will let fans unlock special Halloween adventures, backgrounds and more when they complete all of the missions within the Green Goblin Halloween … [Read more...]

Would You Fly on a “Frozen” Plane?

WestJet, WestJet Vacations and The Walt Disney Company (Canada) Ltd., Parks & Resorts, have made magic again, unveiling a second custom-painted, Disney-themed aircraft featuring Anna, Elsa and Olaf from Frozen, the highest-grossing animated film of all time.Like the #MagicPlane featuring Sorcerer Mickey, the images on the #DisneyFrozenThemedPlane tell an enchanting story. The tail of the aircraft features Anna and Elsa celebrating sisterhood and the magic of snow. Moving along the … [Read more...]