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Muppets Now Debuts on Disney+ This July—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Get Ready for Muppets Now, Coming to Disney+ July 31

If you’re anything like us, this news will leave you positively jubilant: As announced at D23 Expo by Kermit the Frog himself, the Muppets are coming to Disney+… and just this week, we found out exactly when! Their new short-form series, Muppets Now, will premiere on the streaming service…

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10 Perfect New Ways to Chill Out with Disney Animation

By Beth Deitchman

Imagine skimming the ocean waves, gliding over breathtakingly blue water toward the horizon. You hear the crashing sea and the rustle of a gentle breeze. A hand reaches out from your canoe to touch the rushing water. You discover you’re immersed in the world of Moana, and the calming moment you were experiencing on screen has become something…

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Welcome Back to Disney Springs

By Jeffrey Epstein and Ryan March

Tomorrow, May 20, Walt Disney World Resort will welcome guests back to Disney Springs, its expansive dining and retail district, and today, D23 had an in-person look at the new measures in place to ensure the safety of our guests and cast members.

As listed on its website outlining the phased return to Disney Springs, guests…

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These 10 Hayley Mills Movies Are a Must for Disney Fans

By Zach Johnson

This week D23 is celebrating the sunshine of the classic film Pollyanna! To get you even more excited for the #D23GladGame and the Pollyanna watch party (Preceded by a chat with Disney Legend Hayley Mills!), we’re taking a “glad” look down memory lane and sharing our favorite films Mills has starred in for Disney—beginning with her American…

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american idol

American Idol Season Remote Grand Finale Strikes an Emotional Chord

By Beth Deitchman

Sunday night’s American Idol remote grand finale may have looked different from previous seasons, but it still packed the surprises, the performances from music’s biggest stars, and the suspense that fans of the show have come to expect. Most important, it proved once again that dreams do come true. The performer known as “Just Sam” was…

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Go Behind the Scenes of Frozen 2 with Disney+—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter
Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 Coming to Disney+ in June
Picture it: The world premiere of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen 2 is looming, and the filmmakers, artists, songwriters, and cast are fantastically busy readying the film for audiences around the world. Ever wonder what that incredible process is really like? Wonder no more when…

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Everything New You Can Stream on Disney+ in June 2020

By Zach Johnson

The summer of streaming begins! Disney+ has just announced which new and library titles will be available in June. On June 12, movie fans will flock to director Kenneth Branagh’s Artemis Fowl, adapted from the bestselling novel—and later in the month, they’ll want to venture outside Arendelle when the six-part documentary series Into the…

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Get a First Look at Clouds, Premiering This Fall on Disney+

By Zach Johnson

The forecast for this fall is looking cloudy.

Disney+ just announced the feature film Clouds will premiere exclusively on the streaming service this fall. The film, which recently completed production in Montreal, is based on the memoir Fly a Little Higher by Laura Sobiech, Zach Sobiech’s mother. Directed and produced by Wayfarer Studios…

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Seven High Notes from American Idol’s Remote Disney and Mother’s Day Show

By Beth Deitchman

The big moment is just days away! Next Sunday, May 17 (8–10 EDT), American Idol will crown its next singing sensation, as determined by America’s nationwide vote. It’s been a dramatic journey for all of the contestants, and this week’s show no doubt became an indelible part of their American Idol experience. The remote episode continued…

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Hamilton Arrives on Disney+ This July

By the D23 Team

Shout it to the rooftops! Today, The Walt Disney Company, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeffrey Seller, and Thomas Kail announced that Hamilton, the 11-time-Tony Award®-, GRAMMY Award®-, Olivier Award-, and Pulitzer Prize-winning stage musical is coming to Disney+ on July 3, 2020. The streaming service is fast tracking the premiere of the filmed version of…

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