Category Archives: Weekly News Round Up

#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News & Rumor Round Up for the Week of October 12, 2018

This week Walt Disney World announces the “Ultimate Disney Christmas Package” for 2018, Disneyland Resort officially cancels plans for its fourth hotel and the teaser trailer is released for Disney’s live-action Aladdin.  Take a look!

 

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WALT DISNEY WORLD

Sneak A Peek At This Year’s Ultimate Disney Christmastime Package

Tina Fey Visits with Vampirina at Walt Disney World Resort

Stars of Disney Channel’s ‘Coop & Cami Ask the World’ Visit Walt Disney World Resort

Tom Sawyer Island at Magic Kingdom Closing for Refurbishment This Month

Sister Hazel to Replace Smash Mouth at Epcot This Weekend

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cupcake Now Available at Sprinkles at Disney Springs

Three New Stores Coming to Disney Springs This Month

City Works Eatery & Pour House Coming to Disney Springs in 2019

New Lobby, Restaurants and Other Amenities Now Open at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

 

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DISNEYLAND RESORT

Disneyland Resort Officially Cancels Plans for 4th Hotel

New Pedestrian Bridge Added to New Parking Structure at Disneyland Resort

Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple Closing at Disneyland Park

Salt & Straw Now Open at Downtown Disney District

 

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OTHER NEWS

Blake Lively Celebrates Halloween at Disneyland Paris

Disney Cruise Line Wins Top Award in Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

The Walt Disney Company Announces New Organizational Structure for its Media Networks Business

The Walt Disney Company Donates $1 Million in Humanitarian Aid to Support Communities Impacted by Hurricane Michael

Forbes Ranks Disney Among World’s Best Employers for 2018

Disney’s New #DreamBigPrincess Global Video Series Launches 

Teaser Trailer Debuts for Disney’s ‘Aladdin’

Freeform’s ‘Kickoff To Christmas’ New Month-Long Programming Event Starts Nov. 1

Life-Size 2 Premieres December 2 During 25 Days of Christmas on Freeform

Disney’s ‘Christopher Robin’ Home Release Dates Announced


#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News & Rumor Round Up for the Week of October 5, 2018

This week, Walt Disney World Resort significantly raises prices on snacks and beverages, we get a first look at the new Snow White character meal coming to Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, and we have some new details on the Star Wars TV series that’s set to debut on Disney’s new streaming service in 2019.  Let’s take a look!

 

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WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT

Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishments for October 2018

Walt Disney World Resort Significantly Raises Prices on Snacks and Drinks

Deadline Approaching Soon to Apply for Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

Model Lily Aldridge Visits Magic Kingdom

Casey’s Corner Hot Dog of the Month for October

Be Our Guest Restaurant Now Offering Alcohol for Breakfast and Lunch

Peter Pan’s Flight at Magic Kingdom Closing for Refurbishment January 2019

Tomorrowland Speedway at Magic Kingdom Refurbishment Dates Confirmed

Jake Meet and Greet Ending at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Vampirina Now Meeting Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Update on PizzeRizzo Closing at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Halloween Treats Available Now at Disney Springs

Sneak Peek of Menu Items Coming to Sebastian’s Bistro at Disney’s Caribbean Resort

Reservations Now Open for Snow White Character Meal at Artist Point & First Look at Menu Items

 

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DISNEYLAND RESORT

Disneyland Resort Refurbishments for October 2018

Limited Time Rainbow Treats Available at Disneyland Resort This Weekend

Complimentary Star Wars Buttons at Disneyland Park on October 7

Earl of Sandwich Now Open at Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

Food Trucks Roll Into Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

 

OTHER NEWS

The Walt Disney Company Executives to Discuss Fiscal Full Year Financial Results via Webcast

Chris Evans Wraps His Role of Captain America

‘Hocus Pocus’ Returns to Theaters for 25th Anniversary

‘Lilo & Stitch’ Live-Action Remake in the Works

Halloween-Themed Programming on ABC This Month

‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,’ to Air Thursday, Oct 18, on ABC

‘Toy Story of Terror’ to Air Thursday, October 18 on ABC

More Musical Performances, Appearances and Moments Announced for ‘Mickey’s 90th Spectacular’

Additional Details Revealed for Star Wars Live Action TV Series

First Image and Director List Revealed for ‘Star Wars: The Mandalorian’

Digital Release of ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’ Now Available

The DisWorld Podcast – Episode 56 – Disney News for the Week of 9/30/2018

Episode 56 – Disney News for the Week of 9/30/2018

In Episode 56,  Justin and Michelle discuss all of the top news stories for the week of September 30, 2018 including Walt Disney World Resort introduces new date-based tickets, Disney Cruise Line announces new itineraries for 2020 including sailings to New Orleans and is PizzeRizzo at Disney’s Hollywood Studios closing soon?

The DisWorld Podcast is available on iTunes, Google Play, and Soundcloud.


#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News & Rumor Round Up for the Week of September 28, 2018

This week Walt Disney World Resort introduces new date-based tickets, Disney Cruise Line announces new itineraries for 2020 including sailings to New Orleans and is PizzeRizzo at Disney’s Hollywood Studios closing soon?  Let’s take a look!

 

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WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT

Walt Disney World Resort Introduces NEW Date-Based Tickets

Walt Disney World Releases New Discount Offers for 2019

Liberty Square River Boat Refurbishment Extended Into December

Early Morning Magic at Magic Kingdom Expands With More Attractions

Medals Revealed for 2019 Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort

Remaining 2018 Candlelight Processional Celebrity Narrators Announced

NEW Details Announced for 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays

Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Disney’s Animal Kingdom to Reopen in 2019

Apple Cider Donut Holes Have Arrived at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Pleasure Island Drinks Return to Dockside Margaritas at Disney Springs

Candy Apple Cupcake Now Available at Sprinkles at Disney Springs

Check Out the Chocolate Cauldron Shake at Vivoli il Gelato at Disney Springs

The Edison at Disney Springs to Host Halloween Soiree to Celebrate ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ 25th Anniversary

Pumpkin Spice Beignets Now Available at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter

 

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DISNEYLAND RESORT

Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland Resort Completely Sold Out

Mobile Ordering Expands to Four New Locations at Disneyland Resort

NEW Autumn Treats and Experiences Have Arrived at Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort

Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria at Downtown Disney District Unveils New Upstairs Dining

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OTHER NEWS

Disney Cruise Line to Sail from New Orleans for First Time in Early 2020 & More

The Walt Disney Company Consents to 21st Century Fox’s Decision to Tender its 39% Stake in Sky

ILMxLAB Announces Title for Darth Vader Virtual Reality Series in Collaboration with Oculus

Hollywood’s Biggest Stars to Appear on ‘Mickey’s 90th Spectacular,’ Airing Sunday, Nov. 4, on ABC

October 2018 Programming Highlights for Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior

A Musical Episode of ‘Raven’s Home’ Premiers Friday, October 12 on Disney Channel

Freeform to Host 90-Minute ‘Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash’ Special

Solo: A Star Wars Story Now Available on Blu-ray /DVD

VIDEO: Extended Sneak Peek for ‘Star Wars Resistance’

VIDEO: Disney’s ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ Featurette

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Rumor of the Week: Is PizzeRizzo at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Closing Soon?


#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News & Rumor Round Up for the Week of September 21, 2018

This week Disney announces new limited-time experiences coming to Walt Disney World Resort in 2019, Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Disney’s Animal Kingdom gets the axe, and new trailers are released for three upcoming highly anticipated films.   Let’s take a look!

 

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WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT

Disney Announces 19 New Limited-Time Experiences Coming to Walt Disney World Resort in 2019

Minnie Van Service Changes Pricing Structure

Food Allergy Menus Now Available on Mobile Order at Walt Disney World Resort

Ziploc to Provide Free Bags to Guests Riding Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom

Disney Confirms Plaza Restaurant at Magic Kingdom Will Begin Serving Breakfast

Dates Announced for the 2019 Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Dates Announced for 2019 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Disney Confirms Illuminations Replacement to Debut in 2019

Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away Stage Show Going Dark for Five Weeks

Rafiki’s Planet Watch to Close Permanently at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

NEW ‘Up Close with Rhinos’ Tour Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Timeless Magic Cupcake Now Available at Sprinkles at Disney Springs

Enjoy Meatball Mondays at Terralina Crafted Italian at Disney Springs

Disney Channel’s ‘Raven’s Home’ Stars Visit Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

Sneak Peek of Menu Items Coming Soon to Centertown Market at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

 

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DISNEYLAND RESORT

Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland Resort Almost Sold Out

Plaza Inn Dining Packages for ‘A Christmas Fantasy Parade’ at Disneyland park Now On Sale

Earl of Sandwich is Returning to Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

 

OTHER NEWS

The Walt Disney Company Announces $1 Million Donation to Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley

Listen to New Song ‘Zero’ from ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ by Imagine Dragons

Disney Releases New Trailer and Movie Poster For ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’

Disney Releases First Trailer for ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Check Out the New Movie Poster for ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Marvel Releases First Trailer and Movie Poster for ‘Captain Marvel’

Maya Lynne Robinson Joins the Cast of ABC’s ‘The Conners’ as a Series Regular

Run Amuck, Amuck, Amuck at Freeform’s Halloween House Experience in Celebration of ‘31 Nights Of Halloween’

Disney Channel Hatches a Third Season of Emmy® Award-Nominated ‘DuckTales’ Prior to Its Season Two Premiere

Freeform’s ‘Siren’ Dives Into New York Comic Con With Exclusive First Look at Season Two

Freeform’s Hit Comedy ‘grown-ish’ Begins Production on Season Two in Los Angeles

Loki, Scarlet Witch, & Other Marvel Heroes to Get Own TV Series on Disney Streaming Service

VIDEO: ‘Star Wars Resistance’ Meet the Aces

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Rumor of the Week: Is an India Pavilion Coming to World Showcase in Epcot?