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Annette Funicello, the legendary Mouseketeer who was a singer, big screen icon, and first and foremost, a Mouseketeer, has sadly passed away due to complications with Multiple Sclerosis. She was 70 years old. Funicello was an incredibly gifted actress, singer, and one who seemed to really embrace the fame she had been so lucky to stumble upon. She never turned her back on Disney, or the company, and she always stayed true to the ideals that Walt Disney had instilled in her. This is an absolutely sad day for fans, and the company, and she’ll truly be missed. There’s not much else to say about her, other than her passing is truly a sad day for Mouseketeers, film fans, and music fans, everywhere. All of us here at Chip and Company send our deepest condolences to her family and friends. Thank you for so many wonderful memories, films, and songs, Annette. You will be very missed. R.I.P.
Hit the jump to watch some videos from her days as a Mouseketeer, and use the comments section to leave your tributes and thoughts about her.
Young kids and tweens celebrate Black History Month by sharing personal anecdotes in a series of new “This Is Me” interstitials beginning FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1 on Disney Channel. Filmed at the Long Beach Boys & Girls Club, the interstitials feature youth sharing about their favorite heroes, sources of inspiration and dreams for the future.
“These interstitials are a great way for kids to celebrate Black History Month with their peers and share how their heroes continue to inspire and empower them to dream big,” said Ron Pomerantz, Vice President, Marketing and Creative, Disney Channel.
Geared towards 6-14 year-olds, the “This Is Me” series is designed to celebrate the uniqueness of every day kids and highlight aspects of their lives that have made them who they are today.
I personally love these little videos they show on commercial breaks and can’t wait to see more!
Stay tuned for more Disney Channel
- Disney Junior Invites “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” Fans to Help Celebrate Jake’s Birthday (chipandco.com)
- The Walt Disney Company and AT&T U-verse Announce Broad Distribution Agreement (chipandco.com)
Greetings Disney Movie Rewards Members! Exciting news about a new Disney Movie Rewards Code that you can use.
This code gives you an extra 50 points the next time you enter a code from a movie:
Just head over to your Disney Movie Rewards account and enter the new code. But do not delay too much as it is only good until 2/1.
- Free Daily Disney Movie Rewards Bonus Points! (chipandco.com)
- Disney Movie Rewards: 50 Bonus Points When You Enter a Movie Code (couponingtodisney.com)
News for the new Marvel series, ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ is becoming more and more frequent lately, largely due to the fact that the pilot episode of the series is said to be shooting in the next week or so. The series, which is being overseen by ’The Avengers’ and ‘Buffy: The Vampire Slayer’ writer and director Joss Whedon, has been somewhat of a mystery since its initial announcement. But now Paul Lee, president of ABC, and Whedon, have given us some new insight on what we can expect from the series, and when it takes place in the confines of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The first bit of news, pertaining to when exactly the series will take place, comes from an interview with Paul Lee over at IGN. Speaking to the website, he had this to say:
There is no question that it is part of the Marvel Universe. In fact, the story takes place after the battle for New York.
That comes as a bit shocking, considering Clark Gregg, who played Agent Coulson in the Marvel films so far, has a prominent role in the series, but due to [SPOILER ALERT, HIGHLIGHT TO READ] his characters untimely death in ‘The Avengers’, it’s very interesting to see exactly how he fits into the series. Is it a flashback? Did Fury lie about Coulson’s death? Or is there more to this whole thing that I’m missing? It’s definitely got me intrigued, and I’m really excited to see how it plays out. [END SPOILER]