Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup
1 – Disney Says ‘Black Panther’ is Raking It In
February 17, 2018 • “Black Panther” is so far raking it in over the holiday weekend. The Walt Disney Co. estimated Saturday the Marvel Comics superhero movie earned $75.8 million domestically for its opening Friday, the eighth biggest day in industry history. Disney now estimates the movie will earn between $190 million and $210 million for the four-day Presidents Day weekend that started Thursday. Read More
2 – Disney announces opening date for Toy Story Land
February 18, 2018 • Disney Parks announced on Friday when Toy Story Land, the new themed addition at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, will open. Toy Story Land, which promises to “transport guests into the adventurous outdoors of Andy’s backyard,” will open on June 30, according to Disney. Read More
3 – Dreams Do Come True! See Photos of the New Home Store That Just Opened at Disneyland
February 18, 2018 • The happiest place on Earth is coming to your house! A store dedicated specifically to home goods has officially opened at the Disneyland Resort in California. With items ranging from Minnie Mouse-inspired cooking tools to dining essentials boasting beloved film characters, the collection is the ultimate Disney-lover’s dream. Read More
4 – Walt Disney Raises Ticket Prices to Theme Parks
February 12, 2018 • The Walt Disney Co. announced that it is raising ticket prices for theme parks in Florida and California, effective immediately. Disney said it raised prices for one-day tickets by $2 to $7 at its Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme parks in Florida. The prices and price increases vary for adults and children and also depend on the time of year of the visit. For example, Disney increased one-day ticket prices for Disneyland Resort in California by up to $11 for an adult on peak days. The price increases for one-day tickets to Disneyland varied from $2 to $11, depending on the time of year. But it also lowered the price by $10 on value days. Read More
5 – Disney Can Stream Its Movies in China Again, Thanks to Alibaba
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