star wars the bad batch

Star Wars: The Bad Batch Coming to Disney+ in 2021

By Zach Johnson

We’ve got a good feeling about this! Today Disney+ ordered its next animated series from Lucasfilm, Star Wars: The Bad Batch. Fresh off of the critically acclaimed series finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the original series will debut on the streaming service in 2021.

The series follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch…

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First Look at Disney+’s The One and Only Ivan—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

The One and Only Ivan: Coming to Disney+ Next Month

Mark those calendars—there’s another sure-to-be-delightful, brand-new film coming to Disney+ in just a few weeks’ time! Based on the award-winning book by Katherine Applegate, The One and Only Ivan is an unforgettable tale about the beauty of friendship, the power of visualization,…

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Descendants’ Sarah Jeffery Previews Disney Channel’s Incredible Night of Music

By Beth Deitchman

Disney fans are strongly encouraged to tune their TVs to Disney Channel on Friday, July 10, beginning at 8 p.m. ET/PT… but forget about sitting down on the couch, because an unbelievable night of music awaits that’s guaranteed to have everyone singing and dancing along. Two specials, Disney Channel Summer Sing-Along and Radio Disney Presents…

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Take a Toad-ally Inside Look at the Brand-New Season of Amphibia

By Beth Deitchman

Amphibia’s unfrogettable first season introduced Disney fans to Anne Boonchuy, a spirited and independent teen who found herself magically transported to a fantastical world inhabited by frog people, including the Plantars—a family that would come to love Anne (voiced by Brenda Song) as one of their own. Anne’s adventures last season were a…

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Brand-New Look at Disney and Pixar’s Soul—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

New Soul Sneak Peek Debuts During Essence Festival of Culture
“What is it that makes you, you?” During last weekend’s first installment of the amazing virtual 2020 Essence Festival of Culture, the folks behind Disney and Pixar’s Soul presented an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming film! Director Pete Docter, co-director and…

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Hamilton Comes to Disney+ This Weekend—Here’s Everything You Need to Know

By Beth Deitchman

“This is the best-rehearsed movie in the history of movies, as each performer has performed their role hundreds of times. No one has had this seat in the house… it is better than the best seat in the house,” says Lin-Manuel Miranda of the filmed version of Hamilton launching this Friday, July 3, on Disney+.

Unlike any musical that came…

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lost on everest

National Geographic’s Lost on Everest Takes Mystery to the Highest Heights

By Beth Deitchman

Mount Everest is the world’s highest peak, rising more than 29,000 feet above sea level. Every year, many attempt the perilous climb, creating a “traffic jam atop the world,” but only a relatively small number of brave and hearty climbers have reached the summit since Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were celebrated as the first to reach…

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Nifty New Muppets Now Trailer from Disney+—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Muppets Now: Mirth, Madness, and Merry Mayhem Coming to Disney+!

As unabashed Muppet fans, we nearly went apoplectic when the first trailer for Muppets Now dropped earlier this week, thanks to our pals over at Disney+. If you haven’t already taken a gander, delight in the clip, above.

In their first-ever unscripted series, the Muppets…

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into the unknown

There’s So Much to Discover in Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2

By Beth Deitchman

In bringing Frozen 2 to the screen, the creative team at Walt Disney Animation Studios only had to contend with fiery forests and stormy seas of the animated variety, but the film’s final year of production was a thrilling adventure, as fans will discover in Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2. The film, of course, had the ultimate…

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