Disney bans smoking in all Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, and Pixar movies

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Disney's annual shareholder meeting was full of surprising announcements.   From the news of Frozen 2 to the first "official" gay Marvel character, Disney news have been exploding all over the social media pages.The latest announcement is from CEO Bob Iger.  Responding to an investor's question, Mr. Iger stated that he will “absolutely prohibit” showing any characters smoking in Disney films that have a PG-13 or below rating. Unless like in the case of "Saving Mr. Banks"  they involve an … [Read more...]


Star Wars Movie Surprises Continue

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The Walt Disney Company's Annual Shareholder's Meeting was full of surprises this morning.  First there was the news that a Frozen sequel is coming and now more Star Wars.Fans will be happy to know that Bob Iger announced the first standalone Star Wars movie, which will be released in December 2016.   The movie titled Star Wars: Rogue One will star Felicity Jones and will have Gareth Edwards in charge. Filming begins in London during the summer and that means, I might just need to reschedule … [Read more...]


Disney’s Hollywood Studios name change in the works

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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...]


Star Wars Land coming to Disney Parks!

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Disney Parks will feature Star Wars Land announced Disney CEO, Bob Iger, during a call with analysts yesterday. Plans are expected to be released in more detail later this year or next year."When we grow Star Wars' presence, which we will do significantly, you will see better bets being made that will pay off for us than were made in the past," Iger said.Will Star Wars Land be in Disneyland as Bob Iger previously hinted at back in March? It would make sense because Star Wars Celebration … [Read more...]


New Disney Developments – Star Wars Land & Marvel Land coming to Disneyland?

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 Recently in the Walt Disney Shareholder meeting our friend Bob Iger released some interesting details on some of the changes coming to the Disney theme parks. Star Wars land is probably one of the hottest items out there along with adding Marvel to the theme parks. We are going to take a look at some of the highlights from the shareholders meeting.First off Disney CEO Bob Iger discussed that there is room for a "Star Wars Land" at Disneyland. I know many of you feared that they … [Read more...]