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#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News & Rumor Round Up for the Week of August 17, 2018

This week Disney reveals all the spooky-themed treats available during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom,   Disneyland Resort puts a hold on building their new luxury hotel over a tax dispute and new details are announced for D23 Expo 2019.  Take a look!

 

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Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Kicks Off at Magic Kingdom

Spooky Treats Coming to 2018 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Disney Unveils New Merchandise for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2018

Cookies and Cream Milkshake is the Bottomless Milkshake of the Month at Magic Kingdom’s Plaza Restaurant

 Mermaid Donut Arrives at Walt Disney World Resort

Reservations Now Open for ‘Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!’ Dessert Party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Special Elephant Cupcake Now Available at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Jam Cupcake Now Available at Sprinkles at Disney Springs

Guests’ Favorite Disney Characters are the Inspiration for New Couture Makeovers at Walt Disney World Salons

Mobile Order Expands to Spyglass Grill at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

New Details Revealed for Dining Locations at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

 

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Disneyland Resort Puts Hold on New Luxury Hotel Over Tax Dispute

 

 

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New D23 Expo 2019 Details Announced

A Monstrously Crazy Halloween at Disneyland Paris Celebrating 90 Years of Fun With Mickey

Disney Christmas at Tokyo Disney Resort

All 20 Marvel Studios Marvel Cinematic Universe Films Are Returning to Theaters with the Marvel Studios 10th Anniversary Film Festival

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Begins Production

Treasures from the Disney Vault Returns to TCM on October 15, 2018

Stars Rally Together Again for Stand Up To Cancer’s Live Broadcast on Sept. 7

Premiere of Disney Channel’s Original Movie ‘Freaky Friday’ is the #1 TV Telecast of the Summer in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14

‘Under The Sea: A Descendants Story’ Premieres Friday, September 28, on Disney Channel

‘Star Wars Resistance’ Takes Flight With a One-Hour Premiere Sunday, October 7, on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW

Disney Channel’s New Comedy ‘Coop & Cami Ask The World’ Premiers Friday, October 12

Christy Carlson Romano and Patton Oswalt Join the Live-Action Kim Possible Cast

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Now Available on Blu-ray/DVD

VIDEO: #DisneyParksLIVE: Sunrise at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

VIDEO: Star Wars Resistance First Look Trailer

VIDEO: Disney’s Kim Possible Teaser

VIDEO: Marvel’s Iron Fist: Season 2 Official Trailer


Disneyland Resort Puts Hold on New Luxury Hotel Over Tax Dispute

Last October, Disneyland Resort unveiled plans for a brand new Four Diamond Hotel slated to open in 2021.  This was said to transform the west end of the Downtown Disney District and anchor a new gateway to the Disneyland Resort.  Now, due to a tax dispute over subsidies, the plans for the hotel have been put on hold indefinitely.

According to the Orange County Register, Disney executives pulled the project on Wednesday, August 15 saying they could not reach an agreement with the city over terms under which the hotel was to be constructed.

The article goes on to say that the move was in response to an Aug. 6 letter in which Anaheim City Attorney Robert Fabela wrote to Disney saying that a change in the site plan would make the hotel ineligible for expected tax incentive rebates.

“Given the city’s position that our project does not comply with the requirements of the Agreement, you have given us no other choice other than to put construction of the hotel on indefinite hold,” David Ontko, chief counsel for Disneyland Resort and International Parks & Resorts wrote to the city attorney Wednesday, Aug. 15.

City spokesman Mike Lyster said late Wednesday that officials “are disappointed the hotel isn’t moving forward.”

“This is one of the most coveted locations for a hotel in the Anaheim Resort, and it would join nearly a dozen other hotels under construction or set to start soon in the area,” Lyster said. “All the necessary planning is in place, and we would love to see it happen. Nothing has changed on that front.”

Many business in Downtown Disney District closed back in June to make way for the new 700-room hotel including Rainforest Cafe, ESPN Zone sports bar and restaurant, the AMC Theatres and the popular Earl of Sandwich eatery.   This would have been the first hotel built at the Disneyland Resort in over two decades.


#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News & Rumor Round Up for the Week of August 10, 2018

This week Disney shares new details and temporary attraction closures for the Tron coaster coming to Magic Kingdom, mugs, popcorn buckets, and more novelty items are revealed for Halloween 2018 at the Disney Parks, and The Walt Disney Company reports third quarter earnings for fiscal 2018  .  Take a look!

 

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Disney PhotoPass Day 2018 Line-Up at Walt Disney World Resort

Mugs, Popcorn Buckets, and More Novelty Items Revealed for Halloween 2018 at Walt Disney World Resort

Medals Revealed for 2018 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort

Casey’s Corner Hot Dog of the Month for August

Magic Kingdom’s Festival of Fantasy Parade Moving to 2pm This Month

Disney Shares Details and Temporary Attraction Closings for New Tron Attraction Coming to Magic Kingdom

Mac and Cheese Hot Dog Now Available at Epcot’s Liberty Inn

Disney Channel Original Movie ‘Freaky Friday’ Star Cozi Zuehlsdorff recently visited Walt Disney World Resort

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Baby Mandrill

New Honey Pot Shake at Vivoli il Gelato at Disney Springs

STK Orlando at Disney Springs Now Serving Lunch

Brand New Food Truck Coming to Disney Springs This Month

 

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Disney PhotoPass Day 2018 Line-Up at Disneyland Resort

Mugs, Popcorn Buckets, and More Novelty Items Revealed for Halloween 2018 at Disneyland Resort

River Belle Terrace at Disneyland Resort Now Serving Breakfast

Diego Luna Visits Pixar Pier at Disneyland Resort

Spirit of Día de los Muertos Returns to Disneyland Resort This Fall

 

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OTHER NEWS

Liv and Steven Tyler Visit Disneyland Paris

The Walt Disney Company Reports Third Quarter and Nine Months Earnings for Fiscal 2018

Girls Who Code Experience the Magic at Disney’s Third Summer Immersion Program

‘Black Panther’ Becomes Third Film Ever to Reach $700 Million Domestic Milestone

New Trailer and Poster Released for ‘The Nutcracker and The Four Realms’

‘The Story of the Royals,’ A Two-Night Television Event From People and Four M Studios, Debuts on ABC, Wednesday, Aug. 22, and Thursday, Aug. 23

‘Mickey’s 90th Spectacular,’ Celebrating 90 Years of Mickey Mouse, Airs Sunday, Nov. 4

VIDEO: New Trailer ‘The Nutcracker and The Four Realms’

 


#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News & Rumor Round Up for the Week of August 3, 2018

This week, full food booth menus are revealed for the 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, dining packages are coming to Festival of the Lion King at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and  the cast is announced for Star Wars: Episode IX.  Take a look!

 

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Freeform’s ‘Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger’ Stars Visit Walt Disney World Resort

Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishments for August 2018

Applications Now Open for Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

‘Christopher Robin’ Buttons Available at Walt Disney World Resort Beginning August 2

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Card Revealed for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Full Food Booth Menus Revealed for 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

“Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art” debuts inside The American Adventure pavilion at Epcot

Disney Junior’s Vampirina Is Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios This Fall

Dining Packages Coming to ‘Festival of the Lion King’

Chicken Guy! Now Open at Disney Springs

Tickets Available Now for A Gatsby Evening at The Edison

New Open Faced Croissant Sundae at Vivoli il Gelato at Disney Springs

Walt Disney World Resort to Host Kickoff of ABC’s ‘American Idol’ Nationwide Bus Tour Auditions

Check Out the New Stitch Cupcake at Walt Disney World Resort

 

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Disneyland Resort Refurbishments for August 2018

Disney Junior’s Vampirina Is Coming to Disneyland Resort This Fall

 

OTHER NEWS

Disneyland Paris Will Make Your Taste Buds Sing During the 2nd Edition of the Rendez-Vous Gourmand

Pop Sensation Anne-Marie Named Radio Disney’s ‘NBT’ Featured Artist

‘Incredibles 2’ Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide

Star Wars: Episode IX Cast Announced

Production Begins on Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’

Meredith Roberts Named Senior Vice President, Animation Strategy, for Disney Channels

Disney Channel Greenlights Live-Action Comedy Series ‘Gabby Duran & The Unsittables’

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Return to Host ‘The 52nd Annual CMA Awards’ on ABC

Freeform Releases its New Lineup of TV and Movie Offerings for August 2018

Freeform to Air Exclusive Linear Premiere of ‘Marvel’s Runaways’ After ‘Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger’ Season Finale

Avengers: Infinity War Now Available Digitally 

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Final Season Available Now on Blu-ray/DVD

VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes ‘The Incredibles’ Float in ‘Paint the Night’ Parade

VIDEO: Pixar Pier Neighborhoods: Incredibles Park

VIDEO: Disney’s Jungle Cruise Teaser


 

#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News & Rumor Round Up for the Week of July 20, 2018

This week, new spooky experiences are announced for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom, Disney fires director James Gunn from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars will return to Disney’s new direct-to-consumer streaming service. Take a look!

 

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Disney PhotoPass Day Returns to Walt Disney World Resort

New Spooky Experiences Coming to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World Resort

Casey’s Corner Reveals Hot Dog of the Month for July

New Peter Pan Ice Cream Float at Magic Kingdom Park

Cheeseburger Spring Rolls Return to Adventureland at Magic Kingdom

Lighthouse Sandwich Returns to Columbia Harbour House at Magic Kingdom

Liberty Square Riverboat at Magic Kingdom Refurbishment Extended

Woody’s Lunch Box No Longer Serving Monte Cristo Sandwich

New Family-Style Dining Experience Coming to Pizzafari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Reservations Now Open for ‘Rivers of Light’ Dessert Party at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

 

 

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Disneyland Resort to Celebrate 63 Years of Magical Fun on July 17 with a Tribute to Opening Day at Disneyland

Disney PhotoPass Day Returns to Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resort Confirms Closing Date for A Bug’s Land

Upcoming Artist Events at Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort: July and August 2018

 

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OTHER NEWS

A Magical Winter Holiday Awaits Aboard Disney Cruise Line

The Walt Disney Studios StudioLAB Advances the Art of Storytelling Through Next-Generation Technology

The Walt Disney Company to Webcast Special Meeting of Shareholders

Submissions Are Now Open for the Star Wars Fan Awards 2018

Director James Gunn Fired From ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’

Character Posters Released for Disney’s ‘Christopher Robin’

Presenters and Attendees Announced for ‘The 2018 ESPYS’

Freeform Adds a Third Original Film to Their Popular Holiday Programming

Star Wars: The Clone Wars to Return with New Episodes

Solo: A Star Wars Story Home Release Dates Announced

VIDEO: Disneyland Celebrates 63 Magical Years

VIDEO: Ant-Man and The Wasp European Premiere at Disneyland Paris

VIDEO: Star Wars: The Clone Wars Official Trailer