Universal Studios Opening a New Theme Park in China


Hey all you Universal Studios fans. I have some really cool news to report, so listen up! Universal Studios is planning to open it's first Chinese theme park after 13 years of trying to break into China's entertainment market. The company reported on Monday that Hollywood Director Steven Spielberg is set to help design the Beijing Universal Park. WOW!Looks like Universal is giving The Walt Disney Company and Dream Works Animation a little competition with being the latest US firm to enter … [Read more...]

Shanghai Disneyland is Coming in 2015


Disney is continuing it's plan of World Domination with it's newest park opening in China. Shanghai Disneyland is slated to open in 2015 with a Magic Kingdom style park. Disney currently has International Parks (with partners or other owners) in Paris, France; Tokyo, Japan and Hong Kong, China.Shanghai Disneyland will offer many of the authentic Disney features we love, as well as make sure the park honors the Chinese culture. While this park is designed specifically for the people of China, … [Read more...]

Man gets Jail Time for Selling fake Disney Pins

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A Southern California man was sentenced to eight years in state prison for illegally importing counterfeit Disney merchandise from China and selling it over the Internet.Larry James Allred, 58, pleaded guilty to a court offer of one felony count of trademark infringement, according to a statement from the Orange County district attorney's office.Prosecutors said Allred, had two previous strikes: a 1975 rape conviction and a 1978 conviction for rape and kidnapping.As part of his … [Read more...]

LucasFilms Donates $1 million to Chinese Earthquake Victims

The Walt Disney Company has announced that it will donate $1 million in humanitarian aid for the areas affected by a recent deadly  earthquake in southwestern China's province of Sichuan. The president of LucasFilm, Kathleen Kennedy, made the announcement in China on Saturday where she made two appearances. She also used this time to discuss two recent deals in China.Kennedy offered her condolences to the individuals affected by the natural disaster which killed over 150 people and injured … [Read more...]

Disney Confidential – Bus Times and Dragon Boats

Hey there guys and gals! It is Moi…Anonymouse and I have some news that I think we can all jump up and down for joy with!Anyone who has ridden the Disney buses has asked the age-old question (and no it isn't why that young strong teenager is not giving his seat up to the older woman with a cane)...it's why can't Disney come up with a decent way to let its resort guests know when my resort bus will be here!  Never fear help is on the way!Over at the Grand Floridian a new monitor is up at … [Read more...]