diary of a future president

Disney+’s Diary of a Future President Renewed—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Disney+’s Diary of a Future President Returning for a Second Season

Ready to hear more from a certain middle schooler who goes on to change the world? Disney+ announced this week that Diary of a Future President has been renewed for a second, ten-episode season!

Diary of a Future President follows the adventures of Elena Cañero-Reed (Tess Romero) as she navigates the ups and downs of middle school on her journey to become the future president of the United States. Charlie Bushnell stars as Bobby, Selenis Leyva stars as Gabi, and Michael Weaver stars as Sam; Gina Rodriguez, an executive producer on the series, will also return as adult Elena in a recurring guest starring role.

“Families around the world have fallen in love with Elena and the Cañero-Reed family and we are thrilled to bring Elena’s often hilarious and always meaningful journey through adolescence back for another season,” Agnus Chu, senior vice president, content, Disney+, recently said. “It has been wonderful to partner with the extraordinary Gina Rodriguez to champion specific, diverse points-of-view and we look forward to seeing even more of President Cañero-Reed in this next chapter.”

We can’t wait!

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

The first full weekend of June is upon us, and with it comes some unique things to add to our viewing calendar—including the season premiere of Gordon Ramsey: Uncharted on Nat Geo WILD and an inside look at Bruce Lee’s life and career in Be Water, a part of ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary series. Read up on what you can expect on your screens this weekend by clicking here.

#DisneyMagicMoments: Celebrating Pandora – The World of Avatar

It was three years ago that Pandora – The World of Avatar first welcomed visitors inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort. As part of the #DisneyMagicMoments series, two of the lead creative partners responsible for the incredibly lush and immersive land—Joe Rohde (portfolio creative executive for Walt Disney Imagineering) and Jon Landau (producer of Avatar and its sequels)—recently got together to discuss just what went into creating all that magic.

Take a peek inside Pandora – The World of Avatar with Joe and Jon in the clip, above.

Magical Mornings with Mickey Mouse on Disney Junior

Our good pals over at Disney Junior just kicked off a brand-new campaign that brings Mickey Mouse right into our homes every morning. Honestly, we can’t think of anyone better to help the whole family kick off their daily routine… D23 recently got the inside scoop on how “Mickey Mornings” came to be—click here to read all about it!