1 – ‘Lilo & Stitch’ Live-Action Remake in the Works at Disney
October 3, 2018 • Stitch is back. Lilo & Stitch, the 2002 animated movie from Walt Disney Feature Animation, is getting the live-action treatment, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The studio has hired up-and-comer Mike Van Waes to pen the script for the remake, which will be produced by Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich of Rideback, formerly known as Lin Pictures. The two are already known in the Disney halls as they are working on the high-profile live-action remake of Aladdin. Read More
2 – Worker Falls at Disneyland’s ‘Small World’ Ride, Dangles 20 Feet Off Ground
October 5, 2018 • A construction worker slipped and fell at Disneyland’s “It’s A Small World” ride, ending up dangling 20 feet off the ground. Anaheim Fire and Rescue officials were called to a report of a technical rescue at the ride around 4 a.m. Friday. Responding authorities found a contract worker had been working inside the attraction when he slipped and fell. The man was wearing safety gear, including a harness. He fell about 6 feet and was caught by his harness, suspended approximately 20 feet off the ground, authorities said. Read More
3 – Disney Sued by Man Who Refused to Move for Magic Kingdom Parade
October 4, 2018 • Marc Rubin said he was picking out the spot to propose to his future wife in front of Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom when the most important moment of his life was thwarted by a Disney employee who insisted he move, court documents say. Now, Rubin is suing Walt Disney Parks and Resorts after the 2015 altercation. The lawsuit, seeking more than $15,000, was filed in late September in Orange Circuit Court. The Disney cast member had a different account of what happened that July. Read More
4 – First Look at Mickey’s 90th Birthday Cupcake
October 6, 2018 • It’s been a bit quiet on the Disney cupcake scene lately, especially after that flurry of cupcake releases over this past summer. However, with announcements about Mickey’s 90th birthday celebrations, it was only a matter of time before they released a cupcake just for the occasion! Read More
5 – Heads Up: Disneyland Is Completely Changing Its Seating Options
October 4, 2018 • If you’ve ever been to Disney, then you know that a day bopping around the park is exhausting. It’s hard work waiting in line for rides, picking out the cutest Minnie ears, and trying to decide which extravagant dessert to get…not to mention all that waaaaaalking. That being said, plopping down on bench for a few minutes might be the recharge you need to get you back in The Most Magical Place On Earth mode. But next time you visit, your favorite spot might not be there. Read More
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