Creating Memorable Characters for Raya and the Last Dragon

By Courtney Potter

In just a few days’ time, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Raya and the Last Dragon will take flight—both in theaters and on Disney+ Premier Access (in most Disney+ markets). The film tells an incredible tale: Long ago, in the fantastical world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. But when an evil force known as the Druun…

See more
Women's History Month

Everything to Watch and Listen to During Women’s History Month 2021

By The D23 Team

This Women’s History Month, an incredible lineup of content is available across Disney’s streaming services, airing on Disney’s linear networks, and streaming across select audio platforms. From a can’t-miss look at the Queen of Soul in Genius: Aretha on National Geographic, to inspiring movie collections on Disney+ and Hulu, to podcasts that…

See more
Women's Day on Broadway

Disney on Broadway Presents “Women’s Day on Broadway”—Plus More in News Briefs

Disney on Broadway Announces Lineup for “Women’s Day on Broadway”
Great news from our friends in the theatrical world: In celebration of International Women’s Day (not to mention Women’s History Month), Disney on Broadway will present its fourth annual “Women’s Day on Broadway” event next Friday, March 12, beginning at 1 p.m. EST.

Following its…

See more

7 Magical Moments from the Raya and the Last Dragon Press Conference

By Courtney Potter

In Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Raya and the Last Dragon, lone warrior Raya must track down the legendary last dragon, Sisu, in order to restore the fractured lands of Kumandra—as well as her own fractured beliefs about teamwork and trust. Just days ago, however, voice actors Kelly Marie Tran (Raya) and Awkwafina (Sisu) didn’t have to…

See more
Raya and the Last Dragon

Meet the Characters of Raya and the Last Dragon

By D23 Team

We’re only a few days away from the much-anticipated debut of Raya and the Last Dragon, both in U.S. theaters and on Disney+ as a Premier Access offering… which means it’s the perfect time to meet the characters we’ll see in this incredible animated adventure.

Raya (voice of Kelly Marie Tran)
Raya is a proud Guardian of the Dragon Gem, a…

See more
Us Again

Cutting a Rug with Us Again’s Filmmakers

By Courtney Potter

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ first animated short in five years, Us Again is directed by Zach Parrish and tells a tuneful tale set in a city pulsating with rhythm. Art, an elderly man, and Dot, his young-at-heart wife, rekindle their youthful passion for life—and each other—on one magical night; the years fade away as the joy of dancing…

See more
Boss Level

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

What in the worlds of Disney are you watching this weekend? Disney+ is adding the 2006 comedy Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties to its library Friday, the same day Hulu premieres its original movie Boss Level. Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of Disney and Pixar’s Onward being released in theaters, and you can celebrate by streaming it on…

See more
Good Trouble

Freeform Stars Will Keep Getting Into the Best Kind of Trouble

By Beth Deitchman

The stars of Freeform’s Good Trouble are extremely invested in Mariana’s new tech venture, the goings-on at The Coterie, and the series’ riveting love triangles—which sometimes seem, even to them, more like tantalizing trapezoids—but what really excites the actors is the relevance of the stories they’re telling. Last week, during the…

See more
Walt Disney Archives

JUST ANNOUNCED: Celebrate 100 Years of Disney with Exhibit Launching in 2023

By the D23 Team

2023 is going to be a big year—and not just because it features our favorite number! In celebration of the 100th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company, SC Exhibitions has begun production on an exhibition that showcases the company’s history and rich legacy, to premiere at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia in February 2023.

We at D23 are…

See more