Lists of Panels and Guests Confirmed for Star Wars Celebration 2019 in Chicago

This coming April will see the biggest gathering to celebrate one of the most iconic space opera franchises ever made, “Star Wars,” happening in Chicago. We already know this is the best place to reveal the subtitle and footage for “Episode IX.” Initial reveals for the Disney+ series “The Mandalorian” are also a good bet. … Continue reading Lists of Panels and Guests Confirmed for Star Wars Celebration 2019 in Chicago

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List of Major Production Locations for Disney’s “Frozen” Musical

There’s no doubt that Disney hit a massive jackpot with their 2013 animated film “Frozen.” From its awesome casting, endearing characters and unforgettable (borderline annoying) soundtrack, this adaptation of the “Snow Queen” story just hit all the right notes. No wonder that Disney developed two animated shorts, included the leads in a “crossover” with another … Continue reading List of Major Production Locations for Disney’s “Frozen” Musical

“Toy Story 4” Trailer: Points to Discuss

When Disney and Pixar released “Toy Story 3” in 2010, critics and audiences felt it concluded an awesome animated trilogy. The departure of a key character after entrusting the rest of the cast to another seemed a definitive end to the story. Nobody expected a “Toy Story 4,” but here it is coming this year. … Continue reading “Toy Story 4” Trailer: Points to Discuss

It’s Done: Disney-Fox Asset Acquisition in Effect Today

As Tony Stark mentioned in the first teaser released for “Avengers: Endgame” next month, “Part of the journey is the end.” An epic journey began in December of 2017 when Disney announced its bid to buy the major media assets of 21st Century Fox. On Wednesday midnight, said journey ended. Effective 12:02 AM (ET) of … Continue reading It’s Done: Disney-Fox Asset Acquisition in Effect Today

Marvel Studios Head Gives Blanket Name to First 3 Phases of the MCU Franchise

It can’t be stressed enough how next month’s Marvel Cinematic Universe film “Avengers: Endgame” can be considered a storyline ending. It’ll wrap up most ongoing plot threads and myth arcs from this and the previous 21 films of the franchise. Ever since Thanos appeared in the last MCU Phase 1 installment, “Avengers,” this was expected. … Continue reading Marvel Studios Head Gives Blanket Name to First 3 Phases of the MCU Franchise

MCU’s “Black Widow” Film Project to Potentially Cast Florence Hugh

Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is starting to take even more shape after July’s “Spider-Man: Far from Home.” Aside from recently announced films (and the return of a director), new casting additions have been made for long-discussed projects. In particular, a potential “Black Widow” solo movie may have just gotten an antagonist character. … Continue reading MCU’s “Black Widow” Film Project to Potentially Cast Florence Hugh

Disney World to Create Commemorative Bricks for to-be-Dismantled “Walk Around the World” Attraction, for Original Sponsors and Collectors

Sometimes there are ways to gain from a loss. Walt Disney World seems to think so with their plans for the personalized hexagonal decorative bricks at the Disney’s “Walk Around the World” attraction in Magic Kingdom theme park. These bricks were sponsored by guests when they were installed years ago, and while they’e being removed … Continue reading Disney World to Create Commemorative Bricks for to-be-Dismantled “Walk Around the World” Attraction, for Original Sponsors and Collectors

Points for Discussion Regarding the Season 1 Finale of “Star Wars Resistance” on Disney Channel and XD

Last Sunday, the inaugural season of “Star Wars Resistance” had its finale on Disney Channel and Disney XD. It was certainly an action-packed temporary farewell to the Aces team of the Colossus Platform as they finally openly stand against the First Order. It was also an ending to some important relationships as characters cement their … Continue reading Points for Discussion Regarding the Season 1 Finale of “Star Wars Resistance” on Disney Channel and XD

James Gunn Rehired to Direct “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”

One factor for the unlikely box-office success of 2014 MCU film “Guardians of the Galaxy” can be attributed perhaps to the inspired direction of James Gunn. He was able to repeat that triumph with the 2017 sequel, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” Unfortunately, work on a “Vol. 3” was stalled by some unfortunate circumstances. … Continue reading James Gunn Rehired to Direct “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”

Resort Hotels in Disney World Soon to Offer Mermaid Swimming Lessons for Age 4 and Up

“Mermaiding” in this day and age can mean either portraying artistically as a mermaid with costume tail, or swimming underwater like a mermaid with said tail. The performance aspect started in the early 20th Century, with the hobby and activity aspect starting up in the 1980s, even before Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” arrived in cinemas. … Continue reading Resort Hotels in Disney World Soon to Offer Mermaid Swimming Lessons for Age 4 and Up