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Mark Hamill to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Mark Hamill, who you may know as Luke Skywalker from the “Star Wars” series,  will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  According to Variety.com, Hamill will receive the 2,630th star on the Walk of Fame during a dedication ceremony scheduled for Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 11:30am.

The article goes on to say, “Star Wars” creator George Lucas and Hamill’s co-star Harrison Ford will help emcee with Leron Gubler, president and CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

“‘Star Wars’ fans will be over the moon that hearing their idol Mark Hamill is going to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. We are proud to add this extraordinary actor on our historic Walk of Fame,” said Ana Martinez, producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies, in a statement.

You can tune into the event on the official Hollywood Walk of Fame website.

Congratulations Mr. Hamill!

Disney Planning ‘Muppets’ Reboot for Its Streaming Service

You might have already heard that Disney plans on launching its own streaming service sometime in fall of 2019.  Plans have already indicated the service will feature original programming like Marvel feature films and a live-action Star Wars series as well as remakes and reboots such as High School Musical, a series based on Pixar’s Monsters, Inc., A TV version of The Mighty Ducks, and now we’re hearing THE MUPPETS!

According to The Hollywood Reporter, plans are underway and a search for a writer has already begun. We couldn’t be more excited!  We’ll keep you posted with any new details.

New Prix Fixe Dinner Experience Coming to Be Our Guest Restaurant This Summer

Beginning July 27, 2018, the popular Be Our Guest Restaurant at Magic Kingdom will introduce a prix fixe dinner.  The new dining experience will feature a variety of delectable French-inspired dishes and new offerings. Guests will enjoy a three-course dinner that includes your choice of appetizer and entrée, followed by a personal dessert platter.

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To start off your meal, the appetizer menu will include favorites like the French Onion Soup in addition to rich new offerings like Charred Octopus with citrus-laced fingerling potatoes, pickled hearts of palm and red pepper coulis; Escargot with herb garlic butter and toasted gremolata;

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and a selection of assorted meats and artisanal cheeses such as chicken liver pâté, chorizo sausage Manchego, and truffle tremor.

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For the main course, feast on mouth-watering entrées such as Grilled Center-Cut Filet Mignon with potato au gratin, Romano beans, Cipollini marmalade and a cherry-laced red wine reduction or the Smoked Black-Eye Pea Tortellini with roasted seasonal vegetables, tomato relish and basil-scented tomato water. Other enticing dishes include Poulet Rouge Chicken, Saffron-Infused Seafood Bouillabaisse, Roasted Lamb Chops and Kurobuta Pork Tenderloins.

Chefs are also working hard on the final touches on the fabulous desserts as well as the kid’s menu.  Stay tuned for updates!

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Reservations will open this Friday, February 23rd, and can be booked online or by calling 407-WDW-DINE (407-939-3463).


VIDEO: Recording Music for ‘Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular’ at Disneyland Park

 

The Walt Disney Company to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive officer, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), will participate in a question-and-answer session at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Monday, February 26, 2018 at approximately 3:15 p.m. EST/ 12:15 p.m. PST.

To listen to the webcast, please visit www.disney.com/investors. The webcast presentation will be archived.