Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup
1 – Disney’s Avatar Park will Soon Feature a Giant Walking Mech Suit
April 7, 2018 • Disney opened its impressive, immersive Pandora: The World of Avatar park last year, allowing visitors to go to go and experience the world of James Cameron’s 2009 film Avatar. Disney announced that it’s making a rather cool addition to the park: a towering, walking mech suit that will be piloted by actors. Read More
2 – Disney and Pixar Promise Toy Story 4 Is Coming in 2019
April 8, 2018 • Disney took to social media to announce that Toy Story 4 will officially hit theaters on June 21st, 2019. The long-awaited movie will come out a little over a month after the release of the still untitled Avengers 4, which Disney also owns. However, the news left Toy Story and Pixar fans divided, with some sharing their excitement over the fourth installment, while others maintain that the franchise should have ended with Toy Story 3 since there was closure to the beloved series. The excitement definitely outweighs the negativity surrounding Toy Story 4, with fans wondering how the story will continue. Read More
3 – Disney’s California Adventure Expansion will Feature Marvel Superheroes. Just Don’t Call it ‘Marvel Land’
April 6, 2018 • Several aging toddler attractions at Disney California Adventure Park could be bulldozed in the next year or so to make way for an expansion based on some of the world’s most popular fictional characters. The new land in Anaheim will feature superheroes made famous in Marvel comic books, movies and video games, including Spider-Man, the Hulk, and Ironman, among others. Read More
4 – Disney World Hotel Guests Will Soon Be Able to Unlock Their Hotel Rooms With Their Phones
April 5, 2018 • The most magical place on Earth will soon offer guests the ability to unlock their hotel room with their smartphone. It’s possible due to a “digital key” addition coming to the complimentary My Disney Experience app, which links park tickets, hotel room reservations, and itineraries to one’s digital account. MagicBands — which are currently used in lieu of room keys — will still open doors, but once the digital key feature is integrated throughout all Walt Disney World resort hotels, visitors will have the option of using a phone as well. Read More
5 – Here’s Every Single Product From Disney’s Amazing New Kitchen Collection
April 6, 2018 • Disney just launched a brand-new kitchenware collection full of Mickey and Minnie Mouse-themed items, including mixing bowls, spatulas, and measuring spoons that you’ll absolutely want to have in your kitchen ASAP. All 30 items seen here will also be in Disney stores on April 23, but the entire Disney Eats collection is for sale right now. Read More
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