The Walt Disney Studios Release Schedule Update for 2014 and beyond

  Today, The Walt Disney Studios announced release dates and additional information for several upcoming films. In case you missed our post from last month here are the Disney Movies coming to theaters in 2013.Here’s a closer look.THE MUPPETS 2 is now dated on 3/21/14.MUPPETS 2 is produced by Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman and directed by James Bobin. The screenplay is by Bobin and Nick Stoller, who will also serve as executive producer. The cast includes Ricky … [Read more...]

Disney Infinity Reveals Toy Box Assets

 Disney Interactive is unveiling a peek at the combat possibilities in the Disney Infinity Toy Box mode with an all new gameplay trailer and screenshots.The trailer brings to life how players can fight with brains or brawns using different gadgets and vehicles to enhance gameplay. Mr. Incredible teams up with Mike Wazowski to combat against evil, while Captain Jack Sparrow takes on Syndrome – the possibilities are endless.The more I read about this game the more I … [Read more...]

Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives Presented by D23

D23 Presents Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, an exhibition which has nearly 300 artifacts from nine decades of Disney history, opens at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago on October 16, 2013 (the actual 90th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company) and continues through February 17, 2014.Presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives showcases the creative accomplishments and innovations of one of Chicago’s native sons, Walt Disney, and … [Read more...]

Disney Hires ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Screenwriter for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’

It appears there's some life left in the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise, or at least Walt Disney Studios is hoping there is. The popular franchise, based on the Disneyland attraction, is now four movies in, and apparently counting. Walt Disney Studios has hired Jeff Nathanson, the man who wrote the Steven Spielberg film 'Catch Me If You Can', which starred Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio, to pen the currently untitled fifth film in the series. This will be the first in the series that … [Read more...]

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow To Open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

A new attraction is coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow will officially open on December 6th, though in normal Disney fashion there will be a soft opening sometime in late November. This new attraction will engage visitors in all the adventure you can imagine that goes with the "Pirates of the Caribbean" film series.When you visit Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow, you will journey deep into an eerie … [Read more...]

Mermaids now appearing on Pirates of the Caribbean at Walt Disney World Resort

The Mermaids of Whitecap Bay, recently made their debut at the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction. You can spot them early on in the attraction’s grotto scene, where you can spy a mermaid skeleton and possibly even catch them swimming alongside your boat. You can also hear a mermaid beckon you with her siren song just before your drop into the pirate battle. Additional rockwork and props have also been added into the Dead Man’s Cove scene.This isn't the first time something from the … [Read more...]

The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney has announced via the summer edition of Mickey Monitor, the newsletter for Annual Passholders,  that a new attraction will be coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios. The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow will be "will be a first-of-its-kind sensory experience in which Guests will have the chance to be enveloped by the world of the Pirates of the Caribbean® as seen in the four feature films." It is assumed that the new attraction will be located in Stage 4 which was the home to Journey Into … [Read more...]

Argh! New Pirate Adventure Coming to Disney World

What if Disney could bring the magic of the parks and big screen into your very own Walt Disney World resort room? Well, our creative team at Disney Floral & Gifts found a way to do just that with a new guest experience called “A Pirate’s Adventure” and it’s going to be available for sale soon.You may be familiar with our “In-Room Celebrations,” which feel like Mickey and the gang have come to your Walt Disney World Resort room to create a personalized celebration just for you. Well … [Read more...]

Captain Jack Sparrow Handbook Review

Who knew that Captain Jack Sparrow gave advice on being a pirate? Well, for those of you who either love Captain Jack Sparrow or want to be a pirate, this might just be the book for you.The Captain Jack Sparrow Handbook: A Swashbuckler's Guide from Disney Pirates of the Caribbean by Jason Heller from Quick Books and copywriten in 2011 by Disney Enterprises, Inc. Heller is a Denver-based writer and is best known for his articles on The Onion. He also has several articles and blogs; writing … [Read more...]

Best Things I Love About Disney – Pirates Of The Caribbean

I have no idea how this happened!! I have been writing for Chip and Company for 8 months and a lot of the articles I have written were "Best Things I Love..." articles. In reviewing my archive I realized that there was no "Best Thing" article about one of my all time favorite attractions - Pirates of the Caribbean. Forgive me Captain Jack!!!!One thing about my affection for this attraction that surprises quite a few people, as big a fan of Walt Disney World as I am, I prefer the Disneyland … [Read more...]