Princess Tiana, Disney’s first-ever black princess character and star of the upcoming animated film “The Princess and the Frog,” became the face of a new toy line this month. Tony Award-winning actress and singer Anika Noni Rose, the voice of Princess Tiana, helped unveil the line, which includes dolls, playsets and dresses, at a sneak [...]
Archive | February, 2009
Disneyland is offering guests a new place to take photos and mark their special occasions while celebrating at Disneyland called “Celebration Point”, located on Main Street U.S.A. To make guests celebrations even more memorable at Disneyland in 2009, Disney is offering a variety of happenings includingÂ street parties, behind-the-scenes tours, specialty foods and free admission [...]
February 28, 2009
The huge viral campaign, “Are You 23?”Â has been running over the last few months. The ads have been very visible on various company websites and Disney even launched a website (www.disney.com/23) where you able to sign-up to be the first to know what this campaign is all-about. Various sources are saying this campaign would [...]
The inferno barge from Illuminations is out for repairs for an unknown length of time. Illuminations will be running without its signature plumes of fire and brimstone for at least a few weeks. Sources are saying that it could return as early as late March, others are saying mid-April before its return.
February 28, 2009
After nearly a year of rehab with a short comeback during the holiday season, itâ€™s a small world returns with little fan fare from Disneyland Management, yet this classic from the mind of Walt Disney and Mary Blair has return to itâ€™s former glory. Well most of it.
For those that are fans of The Transformers and Disney a breathtaking toy has been released….Transformers Disney Label Mickey Mouse. He starts out as our favorite mouse… Now…he’s a truck… The toy can currently be purchased online.
The man who has led the development of new restaurants at Walt Disney World for more than a decade is stepping down.Â Dieter Hannig, Disney World’s vice president for new food-and-beverage concepts, said earlier this week that he will leave the resort at the end of March.Â Hannig, 59, accepted one of the buyouts that [...]
The annual meeting of shareholders of The Walt Disney Company including remarks by management regarding the Company, will be available live via audio webcast at www.disney.com/investors beginning at 10:00 AM PDT/1:00 PM EDT on March 10, 2009.Â A replay will be provided through March 24, 2009 at 4:00 PM PDT.
I was excited today to recieve an email from universal announcing that they have released new concept art depicting another great location within the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
February 25, 2009
A longtime favorite of Disneyland guests will return as â€œThe Disneyland Story, featuring Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, an enhanced version of the show which appeared, in various forms, in the Main Street Opera House at Disneyland park from 1966 through 2004 . The attraction will reopen later this year in celebration of the 200th [...]