Star Wars: The Force Awakens Breaks Record Before Release

Star Wars Fans have a month to go before they can enjoy the latest film - Star Wars:  The Force Awakens.  The seventh film in the huge mega franchise, this film has fans already breaking records in sales.   With over $50 million in advance ticket sales, the film is already the biggest pre-seller in history.The demand is so big that theaters are adding additional showtimes to keep up with the demand.   Fandango and have both reported sales for Star Wars: The Force Awakens are … [Read more...]

Disney Family Museum to honor Richard Sherman

Gala Fundraisers are a common event to raise funds and honor a distinguished member.  The Disney Family Museum is joining in with their first gala fundraising event to honor non other than Richard Sherman.   The museum which opened to the public in 2009, was created by Diane Disney Miller, the oldest daughter of Walt and Lillian Disney.   The museum, located in the Presidio in San Francisco is a non profit organization which although dedicated to the life and work of Walt Disney is not … [Read more...]

All New Escape to Walt’s Wilderness Now Available at Walt Disney World Resort

Are you ready for a wilderness adventure? The new Escape to Walt’s Wilderness experience gives you a glance at the natural surroundings that became the perfect setting to accommodate Walt Disney’s grand dreams.The adventure begins at Disney’s Contemporary Resort Marina where tour guides will greet your Clients with a warm “Howdy! From there, the group will board pontoon boats for an eco-history tour of Bay Lake. After arriving at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, your Clients … [Read more...]

Disney World Removes the Confederate Flag From Epcot

There has been a lot of buzz lately about the Confederate Flag and it's removal and meaning etc. Disney is following other businesses and government offices in removing the controversial flag from The American Adventure at Epcot. According to the Orlando Sentinel they have removed the Confederate banner that was on display in The American Adventure.In case you have not been to The American Adventure, it is an animatronic show that takes you through American history as if you were watching it … [Read more...]

Walt Disney Studios Releases Trailer for Heroic Thriller “The Finest Hours”

The debut of the upcoming Walt Disney Studios movie "The Finest Hours" trailer this Wednesday,  July 8th at 9:00 am PST on and again during its broadcast debut at 10 pm EST on the Discovery Channel brings together a star-studded cast and an edge of your seat, nail biting story.Starring Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Holliday Grainger, John Ortiz and Eric Bana.  Director, Craig Gillespie and Producers, Jim Whitaker and Dorothy Aufiero, bring … [Read more...]

Tomorrowland Box Office Numbers Disappointing

Tommorowland's box office numbers proved to be a disappointment over the holiday weekend coming in at a little over $41 million.   Brad Bird's live action, sci-fi adventure about a futuristic world where nothing is what it seems, was destined to start off the Disney summer season with a bang.  Instead the film which cost $190 million to make generated a loss for the studios.The film which stars Britt Robertson, George Clooney, Raffey Cassidy, and Hugh Laurie takes us on a journey of … [Read more...]

Top 10: Educational Experiences at Disney World

Disney World is the ultimate field trip! Learning and having fun at the same time is their speciality!  There are hundreds of "secretly educational" things going on at Disney all the time. Epcot is the nerdiest Park ever (my favorite Park, actually) and is all the science and social studies any kid will ever need! And don't even get me started on Animal Kingdom!Here are my Top 10 Educational Experiences (that won't have them complaining of boredom or napping) at Walt Disney … [Read more...]

Tomorrowland Press Event – Meet the Cast

The cast of Tomorrowland was at the Press Event in Beverly Hills.  In attendance were Brad Bird (co-producer, writer and director), George Clooney (Frank), Britt Robertson (Casey), Tim McGraw (Ed - Casey's Dad), Raffey Cassidy (Athena), Jeff Jensen (writer), Damon Lindelof (co-produer & writer)The background information provided us with a quick intro into how Tomorrowland came about.  Basically it started as a basic conversation about upcoming movies ideas between Sean Bailey (president … [Read more...]

Disney’s Hollywood Studios name change in the works

First, we bid adieu to the Sorcerer's Hat, now we are saying sayonara to something else....the name of the park itself, Hollywood Studios!!! Disney CEO, Bob Iger, let it slip that a name change is in the works. It's ok, we've been here before. Anyone remember MGM Studios? I know I do. Waaaaay back then, I had the privilege of being in the Disney College Program. I worked at Aladdin's Restaurant in MGM Studios. Anyone remember Aladdin's? It was in the soundstage where Playhouse Disney is now … [Read more...]

Disneyland Memorabilia sells for $1.7 Million

An anonymous Disneyland memorabilia collector placed a huge inventory on display at the Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, California last month for viewing before this weekend's auction.   Close to 1,000 items were sold on Saturday, Feb. 28th and Sunday, March 1st,  bringing in $1.7 million from bids around the world.Sold for $153,400 and posted as the top seller was the 1970s animatronic Green Tiki Room bird.  While one of my favorites, 1967 Pirates of the Caribbean skeleton, holding a … [Read more...]