Disney Announces Screenwriter For New Live Action Merlin Film

Walt Disney Pictures has just announced Philippa Boyens as the screenwriter for the newest movie franchise "Merlin."   Based on the Merlin Saga by T.A. Barron, the Disney version will tell the story of the wizard's early years.  The 10 book series starts off with "Merlin:  The Lost Year" (Book 1) which is the setting for the movie.   Philippa Boyens screenwriting credits include adapting two incredible book series "The Hobbit" and "Lord of the Rings" making her the perfect choice to bring the … [Read more...]

Target presents The Wonderful World of Disney’s “Mary Poppins on ABC

The holidays just got better for this Disney Addict! Target is presenting The Wonderful World of Disney's "Mary Poppins" on December 12th on ABC - 8:00 pm ET (check local listings for time). It has been 13 years since fans have had the opportunity to enjoy our favorite nanny on television.Mary Poppins was my first Disney movie and holds a very special place in my heart and childhood memories.   Full of classic songs that we all know and love, the story of Mary Poppins and her time spent with … [Read more...]

The Imagineers’ Secrets of Disneyland Book Review

If you're a Disneyland addict like me and you love learning about secrets from the park, then you'll love The Imagineer's Secrets of Disneyland by Mike Fox.I love learning about Disneyland's secrets and little known facts so I was immediately drawn in by the title of this book. The author, Mike Fox, takes you through each land at Disneyland and gives you an in-depth look at the secret elements purposely hidden there by the Imagineers. The book includes never-before-published photos and … [Read more...]

The Legacy of Percy Jackson!

Percy Jackson’s legacy as character is unprecedented. As our #ReadRiordan campaign here on Chip and Co comes to an end I want to make one last post for all your Percy and Rick Riordan fans out there like myself. The original Percy Jackson novel The Lightning Thief came out 10 years ago and brought forth a whole new world of great Greek mythology that had never quite been explored in that way ever before by an author, and it bravely paved the way for mythology to be included more in modern … [Read more...]

Consumer Products From “The Good Dinosaur” Hits the Stores

Disney Consumer Products has unveiled new products inspired by Disney•Pixar’s animated adventure The Good Dinosaur, which thunders into theaters on November 25, 2015, featuring Arlo, an Apatosaurus who finds himself on a life-changing adventure alongside an unlikely human friend named Spot. DCP’s cross-category product lineup ranges from figures and apparel to home décor and novelty items from Disney Store and best-in-class licensees TOMY, Just Play, and many more. Whether playing with Arlo and … [Read more...]

Disney Publishing Teams Up With Hoopla Digital!

Hoopla Digital today announced a new agreement with Disney Publishing Worldwide, home to iconic best-selling novels that ignite imagination through storytelling in ever-inventive ways. Through the content deal, hoopla digital adds 450 eBook contemporary and classic titles to its app and online service including Disney’s dark pulsating fantasy, Maleficent; Pixar’s buddy-comedy adventure, Toy Story and hit winter musical, Frozen; Marvel’s superhero tale, Iron Man 3; Percy Jackson’s thrilling … [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...]

ABC Family’s ShadowHunters Gets a Premiere Date!

ABC Family announced this week at New York Comic Con two major dates for their highly anticipated saga series “Shadowhunters.” Showrunner Ed Decter announced to a packed room that the series will premiere on Tuesday, January 12th, 2016, at 9:00 – 10:00 p.m., ET/PT. He also announced that in anticipation of the January 12th premiere, ABC Family will be airing “Beyond the Shadows: The Making of Shadowhunters” on Sunday, December 6th at 9:30 p.m., ET/PT. ABC Family is becoming Freeform in January … [Read more...]

Pre-order the DFB Guide to the Walt Disney World Holidays 2015

Heading to Walt Disney World this Holiday Season? Wanting to know where to get those Holiday treats, see special events and more? Then we have the Guidebook for you!Holiday meals, special events, and seasonal shows, for starters! How will you see all the attractions AND take in the extra festivities in your already jam-packed vacation? DFB will guide you through the holiday offerings (not just the food!) so that you can choose your favorites! Order the Holiday Guide today and start your … [Read more...]

Magnus Chase and The Gods Of Asgard Is Here!

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer is here and we here at Chip and Co couldn’t be more excited!Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he’s tracked down by an uncle he’s never met—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. His uncle tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. … [Read more...]