Disney World is Removing Anna and Elsa’s Stand By Line

According to our friends at the Temporary Tourist starting today, July 23, Disney World will be trying out a new Stand-By line for the very popular Elsa and Anna meet and greet in the Magic Kingdom. The stand by wait times have been outrageous, so Disney decided to see if they can improve the situation.  Now there is Fastpass+ but those seem to fill up out of nowhere.The new system will start when the park opens. C.M's  will let guests to fill the standby line till it's full. When it is full … [Read more...]

Disney is Planning Ahead for More “Frozen”

I am sure you have heard that "Frozen" has taken the world over. Rightfully so, because it is an incredibly awesome movie!Just a few things that Disney is doing to reinforce your love of all things "Frozen". Maybe you have seen the new video for "Do you Want to Build a Snowman", it features some Disney channel stars.Better yet, have you attended the event at Hollywood Studios called "Frozen Summer Fun"?  In addition to that Disney will also be putting out new "Frozen" merchandise … [Read more...]

Guardians of the Galaxy Merchandise in Disney Parks

We have a first look at some of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" merchandise headed to Disney parks. Pictured above is the shirts.So maybe clothes are not your thing, have no fear there will be toys too. Well, of course there will be toys, it is Disney after-all.  There will be a Star-Lord Blaster, Rapid Fire Rocket, a Hero Ship, Galactic Battler and much more.There are few more goodies to keep a look out for like the, “Guardians of the Galaxy” book and CD. There will also be as D-Tech … [Read more...]

Planes: Fire & Rescue Press Day

The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills was the location for the Planes: Fire & Rescue Press Day.  Arriving at the hotel, I checked in and was assigned to one of several hotel rooms where the round table interviews would be conducted.Wes Studi was the first to share his experience as the voice of Windlifter.  Windlifter is a heavy lift helicopter of native american descent and Wes feels that was a good decision.  Wes shared that living in the southwestern area of the US, 60% of the … [Read more...]

Planes: Fire & Rescue Press Movie Screening

Planes:  Fire & Rescue Press Movie Preview was held in Century City and I had the opportunity to see the movie for a second time.  I took my 8 and 5 year old granddaughters along to get a Disney kid's perspective of the movie.   The second viewing still had me gripping the edge of the armrests during some of the action packed fire scenes.   I was able to sit back and appreciate some of the amazing scenes in detail, this time around and was again so impressed with how well Disney is able to … [Read more...]

“The Jungle Book” Casts a New Actor for the Character of “Mowgli”

Disney conducted a very extensive  worldwide search for the part of Mowgli in 'The Jungle Book". The Walt Disney Studios has finally announced the part has been given to 10-year-old Neel Sethi from New York. This is his first acting job!“Casting is the most important element of any film and finding the right kid to play Mowgli was imperative,” said director Jon Favreau. “Neel has tremendous talent and charisma. There is a lot riding on his little shoulders and I’m confident he can handle … [Read more...]

Disney’s Big Hero 6 Voices Have Been Cast

Walt Disney Animation Studios officially announced the voice cast for their new action-packed comedy-adventure “Big Hero 6.”"Big Hero 6" is the story of Hiro Hamada, a robotics prodigy, who along with the help of his equally brilliant brother Tadashi and their friends, adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred, has learned to harness his genius.   A devastating turn of events throws the group into a dangerous plot happening in the streets of … [Read more...]

Disney’s Planes: Fire & Rescue Movie Review

Walt Disney Pictures sequel Planes: Fire & Rescue will be out in theatres on July 18, 2014.  Disney Toon Pictures provided the media with a preview of the movie recently during their media press event.   As a fan of Dusty I was excited to see where they would take his character.   The movie starts with Dusty Crophopper (Dane Cook), who is now famous and at the top of his game as a world famous racer.   Dusty is not equipped to race and ends up with engine trouble and the probability that he … [Read more...]

5 Tips to make the most of your “Frozen” day at Hollywood Studios

We thought you would enjoy some helpful hints to make the most of your 'Frozen' day at Hollywood Studios.1. Enjoy Summer Fun with Olaf:Guests who snag a take-along Olaf at the park entrance and throughout the park can snap photos of themselves with the silly, summer-loving snowman and use the hashtag #OlafSummerFun for a chance to have their photos featured in the evening’s grand finale. Olaf also appears throughout the day on screen at the Sorcerer’s Hat Icon Stage, where he will share … [Read more...]

Disney Character Dining at Disneyland!

Disneyland offers Character Dining at several of your favorite dining locations throughout the resort.   Dining reservations can be secured 60 days prior to your visit.  For your convenience, there is a character dining available at each hotel and park.   Enjoy your breakfast with Minnie and friends at the Disneyland Plaza Inn,  Lunch with Ariel and add the World of Color Dinner Package which includes preferred seating for the show and you have a perfect day full of amazing dining at some of … [Read more...]