1 – First Live-Action Aladdin Teaser Brings the Disney Movie to Life
October 11, 2018 • Disney has debuted a first look at Guy Ritchie’s live-action Aladdin movie, which stars Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Will Smith in the role of Aladdin’s flamboyant friend, Genie. But don’t expect a look of the iconic blue being just yet. Read More
2 – Disney Pulls The Plug on Anaheim Luxury Hotel
October 11, 2018 • Plans for a luxury hotel at Downtown Disney in Anaheim are dead, and the area will remain focused on shopping, dining and entertainment, Walt Disney Co. officials announced Wednesday. Read More
3 – Spaceship Earth Will Close for Over Two Years, Part of Massive Overhaul of Epcot’s Future World
October 11, 2018 • A few weeks ago, we told you there were rumors that Spaceship Earth at Epcot would once again be reimagined, this time as part of the ongoing overhaul of the park to make it “more timeless, more relevant, more family friendly, and more Disney.” Some new details have emerged on the project that reveal the massive scope of the park overhaul, and that we won’t be able to take a ride through the grand and miraculous attraction for quite some time once things get underway. Read More
4 – The Walt Disney Company Donates $1 Million in Humanitarian Aid to Support Communities Impacted by Hurricane Michael
October 11, 2018 • The Walt Disney Company today announced it is contributing $1 million to aid in relief efforts across Florida’s Gulf Coast region and other areas impacted by Hurricane Michael. The donation will support disaster response and recovery efforts through the Florida Disaster Fund managed by the Volunteer Florida Foundation. Read More
5 – Salt & Straw to Open at Downtown Disney October 12th
October 11, 2018 • Salt & Straw, the chain of small-batch ice cream parlors, will be opening its location at Downtown Disney at the Disneyland Resort this Friday, October 12th. Salt & Straw has several locations on the west coast, including Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, and Los Angeles, and an outpost in New York City’s Daily Provisions Cafe. The Downtown Disney shop is the chain’s first location in Anaheim. Read More
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