The Muppet Movie

Celebrate 40 Years of The Muppet Movie with These “Muppetational” Facts

By Courtney Potter

On June 22, 1979, Kermit the Frog brought a gaggle of fuzzy, funny friends to the big screen for the very first time—and Hollywood has never been the same! Kermit and pals, the creation of Disney Legend Jim Henson, had already been delighting audiences for several years via The Muppet Show, an Emmy® Award-winning half-hour musical comedy TV…

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Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4 Filmmakers Answer 5 Burning Questions

By Zach Johnson

This spring, D23 visited Pixar’s headquarters in Emeryville, California, where director Josh Cooley and producers Mark Nielsen and Jonas Rivera hosted a Q&A to discuss all things Toy Story 4. Before the film arrives June 21, enjoy this edited and condensed version of that conversation:

D23: Toy Story 3 had a sense of finality to it. Why did…

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Find Out What Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and Captain America Have in Common

By Jim Fanning

In the zany tradition of such Disney live-action classics as The Absent-Mind Professor (1961), Honey, I Shrunk The Kids has been earning colossal laughs with its super-sized special effects and anything-but-small thrills for three decades. Released on June 23, 1989, this effects-filled film centers on bumbling inventor Professor Wayne Szalinski (Rick…

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Cinderella

6 Enchanting Cinderella Facts Fit for Royalty

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Who among us hasn’t been enchanted by the timeless tale of Cinderella? One of Disney’s most treasured animated classics, Cinderella will celebrate 70 lovely years in 2020. In honor of this milestone anniversary, the film is joining the Walt Disney Signature Collection, an assemblage of groundbreaking films, created or inspired by the…

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Toy Story 4 Press Conference

7 Fun Stories We Collected at the Toy Story 4 Press Conference

By Zach Johnson

If Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 3 marked the end of Andy’s childhood adventures, Toy Story 4 marks the start of a new journey for Woody (voice of Tom Hanks), his former partner in crime. With the animated movie opening in theaters June 21, 2019, we recently joined the cast and crew at Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World Resort to learn more about…

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Tarzan 20th anniversary

Did You Know? Seven Swinging Facts About Disney’s Tarzan

By Jim Fanning

One of the most iconic heroes ever created swung to dynamic new life when Tarzan was released on June 18, 1999. Disney’s 37th animated feature brought the famed ape-man to life as never before through the art of Disney animation. Tarzan follows the extraordinary adventures of an orphaned infant raised by a family of gorillas who matures into a young…

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Grand Hotel

Eva Longoria Invites You to Check into Grand Hotel on ABC

By Zach Johnson

In the new series Grand Hotel, premiering tonight at 10 p.m. on ABC, scandals and secrets hide beneath the picture-perfect exterior of a family-owned hotel in Miami Beach. The magnetic Santiago Mendoza (Demián Bichir) owns the hotel, while his glamorous second wife, Gigi Mendoza (Roselyn Sánchez), and their adult children enjoy the spoils of…

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Andi Mack

Andi Mack Stars Look to the Future as the Series Finale Draws Near

By Zach Johnson

Prepare yourselves, Space Otters, because Disney Channel’s groundbreaking series Andi Mack will start airing its final episodes Friday, June 21, at 8 p.m. To celebrate all three seasons, D23 talked to stars Peyton Elizabeth Lee (Andi Mack), Lilan Bowden (Rebecca “Bex” Mack), and Joshua Rush (Cyrus Goodman) about their favorite memories of…

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Back of the Net

Sofia Wylie Scores Goals on Disney Channel in Back of the Net and Andi Mack

By Jim Frye

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Sofia Wylie is a lot older than her 15 years. That’s because her resume is already stuffed with fan-favorite projects, her passport is filling up fast, and her ambitious schedule and sophisticated conversational style make her seem like a seasoned veteran of TV and film. And, in a way, she is.

Wylie is perhaps…

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Short Circuit Program

Disney Previews Frozen 2, Premieres Three Animated Shorts at Annecy

By Zach Johnson

Walt Disney Animation Studios wowed the Annecy crowd in France Friday by offering a first look at Frozen 2, presented by the film’s Head of Animation Becky Bresee and Head of Effects Animation Marlon West, and also by unveiling three new shorts from the experimental Short Circuit program, which will stream on Disney+ in Spring 2020. Natalie…

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