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News Briefs: November 5, 2013


Thor: Treasures of Asgard
Beginning Friday, November 1, at Innoventions in Disneyland Park, Thor: Treasures of Asgard welcomed Disneyland park guests to enter the Bifrost, the cosmic bridge between the realms of Earth and Asgard. The Bifrost magically transports guests to the throne room of Odin where they will meet Thor, the Mighty Avenger—star of the big-screen adventure Thor: The Dark World which opens November 8.


Disney Legend Tony Baxter gets Window on Main Street, U.S.A.
Tony Baxter was 17 years old in 1965 when he was hired as a Disneyland Park cast member, scooping ice cream at Carnation Plaza Gardens. On November 1, he was on hand as a Window on Main Street, U.S.A.—located over the Main Street Magic Shop—was dedicated in his honor.


Disney’s First Cruise Ship, Disney Magic, Offers Guests Brand-New Experiences and Re-imagined Spaces
There’s an extra dose of magic aboard the Disney Magic, with new spaces, re-imagined areas and exciting additions for the whole family. Guests can now experience new adventures from bow to stern throughout their journey on the cruise ship that set the standard for oceangoing majesty and family fun. From a new grand atrium lobby and a children’s area of “super hero” proportions to a three-story water thrill slide and a spa to stimulate the “Senses,” there are plenty of new and magical surprises in store for cruise guests. The ship features fun new experiences with Marvel characters—the first time super heroes from the Marvel universe have been introduced on a Disney Cruise Line ship.


Captain America Sneak Peak Announced
Audiences will get an extended look at Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier in 3D when Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World arrives in theaters November 8. This special engagement will be available exclusively at 3D screenings of the newest Marvel film throughout its theatrical run.


Monster’s University Arrives on Blu-Ray & DVD
The Ultimate Collector’s Edition includes the Pixar short The Blue Umbrella as well as several deleted scenes, including one that shows how Mike and Sulley actually met in elementary school.


Hop Into Stack Rabbit the New Original Puzzle Game From the Creators of Where’s My Water?
Disney Interactive’s newest character, Ben the Rabbit, is bouncing onto mobile devices with our newest game, Stack Rabbit, an original brain-teasing puzzle game, from the team that created the No. 1 smash hit Where’s My Water? Now available for free on the App Store, Amazon App Store, Google Play, and Windows Store, Stack Rabbit invites players to follow the story of Ben the Rabbit, a peaceful, veggie-thieving bunny, as his world is turned upside down when his sister goes on vacation leaving him to babysit her restless bunny children. With a bounty of bouncing bunnies to feed, players can hop through 65 all new puzzles to sneak into nearby farms, steal veggies and feed the kids.

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