Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup
1 – ‘Toy Story’ Pizza Eatery will Open Soon in Disneyland. Why it Might Not Stay Forever.
March 30, 2018 • If you’ve been patiently waiting to taste a slice from the very first Pixar movie, it looks like the wait may soon be over. No stranger to giving real-life counterparts to its animated worlds, Disneyland in mid-April will open a new eatery modeled off of Pizza Planet, of “Toy Story” fame. It’ll hit the Anaheim theme park April 13, helping set the tone for Pixar Fest, which starts the same day and runs through Sept. 3. Read More
2 – The Horses are Back to Pull the Trolley on Main Street USA at Disneyland
March 29, 2018 • Clip clop. Clip clop. In case you’ve been missing the sound of hooves on pavement, the horses are back at Disneyland. The horse-drawn trolley is one of the few Disneyland attractions that’s been operating since opening day in 1955, carrying park visitors up and down Main Street USA nearly every day for more than 60 years. That was until Jan. 8, when they went on hiatus while Disney workers repaired the tracks. Read More
3 – U.K. Arms Of Disney, Amazon, and NBC Universal Reveal Assorted Gender Pay Gaps
March 31, 2018 • With operations in the United Kingdom, several of the world’s most powerful brands in media and entertainment disclosed their employee pay along gender lines in compliance with a government mandate. The figures cast a wide berth overall, from the nearly-uniform to the shockingly lopsided. Read More
4 – Filmmaker’s Documentary Would Capture the Making of Walt Disney World
March 29, 2018 • Central Florida filmmaker is working on a documentary featuring people who worked alongside Walt Disney and how they made Epcot a reality after their leader and mentor had died. The project is called “Walt Disney – Master of Dreamers,” says director-producer Anthony Cortese, who lives in Celebration. Read More
5 – Former Disney Channel Star Joins White House Press Team
March 28, 2018 • Caroline Sunshine, 22, a former Disney Channel star, joined the White House as a press assistant. Disney owns ABC.She joins the ranks of other recent additions to the Trump White House with experiences on cable television such as new National Security Advisor John Bolton and President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow. Read More
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