Disney Settles Discrimination Lawsuit


Michael Smith was a houskeeping manager at Coronado Springs Resort at the Disney World Resort. In 2013, he sued Disney claiming discrimination. He is white and claims that his African American female supervisor discriminated against him because he had to take time off, under the Family Medical Leave Act, to care for his sick wife. He also claims his supervisor favored other female African American employees over him. He did complain and was fired.A settlement was recently reached but the … [Read more...]

CoverGirl to release Star Wars themed collection

CoverGirl Star Wars

Attention Fangirls, Beauty Queens and makeup lovers everywhere! CoverGirl Cosmetics is partnering with Star Wars to create a beauty line that is out of this galaxy. The new collection was designed by makeup artist Pat McGrath and hits store shelves on September 4th.This gives you roughly three months to master your Star Wars look before the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on December 18th.The new line will be based on the much anticipated film Star Wars: The Force Awakens and … [Read more...]

Iron Man is coming to Hong Kong Disneyland

Iron Man Hong Kong

Iron Man is coming to Hong Kong DisneylandIron Man landed at D23 EXPO this weekend for a special appearance, and soon Hong Kong Disneyland guests will have the opportunity to meet and take photos with the Super Hero himself. Set to open in 2016, Iron Man Experience will be the first Marvel attraction at any Disney park, taking guests on an epic adventure over the streets and in the sky above Hong Kong. The adventure will begin at the new Stark Expo where guests board the Iron Wing to take … [Read more...]

Popular Disney Theme Park Attractions Inspire New ‘Disney Attractionistas’ Dolls


In January 2015  Disney shared a first look at some new dolls created especially for Disney Parks called “Disney Attractionista's.” The first dolls in the line have sucsefully been on shelves for a while now and are flying off! .  Victoria Hamilton, merchandiser for dolls and plush,  talked to Disney Parks Blog about  these Disney Parks-inspired items.“Disney Attractionistas are special friends that love to be together at Disney Parks every chance they get,” explained Victoria. “As the … [Read more...]

Mylan and Disney Interactive Launch MyAllergyKingdom.com

My allergy kingdom

 Recently, Mylan announced the launch of a unique set of multimedia resources and events in collaboration with Disney. This launch signifies an exciting chapter between the companies aimed at raising awareness of anaphylaxis (a life-threatening allergic reaction). Together, they are working to bring engaging content and experiences to the millions of families in the U.S. managing potentially life-threatening (severe) allergies.As part of the effort, Mylan and Disney have launched … [Read more...]

Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm Announce More Live Action Movies at the D23 Expo

Walt Disney Studios motion Picture logo

 Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm presented their live action film slates this morning at the D23 EXPO. The presentations, which revealed exclusive news and details about the upcoming live action films, were aided by live and video appearances from talent and filmmakers. Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn hosted the highly anticipated biennial event.“It’s quite something to be able to have Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm all on the same stage, and it’s tremendously gratifying … [Read more...]

Disney Descendants Soundtrack Tops the Charts!

disney descendants

The soundtrack from the Disney Channel TV movie "Descendants" topped the Billboard 200 chart this week!"Descendants," a fantasy film about the teen offspring of some of Disney's animated villains, sold around 42,000 units in its first week of release, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan although soundtracks haven't been a big seller as of late the Descendants soundtrack featuring songs like "Rotten To The Core" and "Set It Off" has possibly changed that routine! Another Disney … [Read more...]

Disney’s “The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar,” coming to the Disney Channel this November

THE LION GUARD - The epic storytelling of Disney's "The Lion King" continues with "The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar," a primetime television movie event starring Rob Lowe, Gabrielle Union and James Earl Jones, reprising his iconic role as Mufasa.  Premiering this November on Disney Channel, the movie follows Kion, the second-born cub of Simba and Nala, as he assumes the role of leader of the Lion Guard, a team of animals tasked with preserving the Pride Lands. "The Lion Guard" television series will premiere in early 2016 on Disney Channels and Disney Junior channels around the globe. (Disney Junior)

The epic storytelling of Disney's "The Lion King" continues with "The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar," a primetime television movie event premiering in November on Disney Channel. The movie follows Kion, the second-born cub of Simba and Nala, as he assumes the role of leader of the Lion Guard, a team of animals tasked with preserving the Pride Lands. The movie is a precursor to "The Lion Guard" television series, premiering in early 2016 on Disney Channels and Disney Junior channels around … [Read more...]

New Disney Theme Park Shopping App Coming


Disney is planning on releasing a new app that will make your theme park shopping much easier. This new app will have almost all the merchandise available in the parks. So you know that moment when you leave Disney and you really wish you would have bought that thing that you loved, then you try to find it online and can't, well that will no longer happen.It will be called "Shop Disney Parks". You will be able to find and order merchandise from any Disney operated store at Disney … [Read more...]

Percy Pack: Greek Mythology + Greek Heroes Giveaway!!


 What is so fascinating about Greek Mythology? That’s the question most Percy Jackson fans face having to answer when talking about these lovely novels. Percy Jackson was my first experience with Mythology in general and I remember being fascinated by not only the stories of the Greek Gods themselves but also each ones distinct personality and attitude.Each God represents something completely different from Poseidon God of the sea to Athena Goddess of wisdom there’s a different type … [Read more...]