2017 Oscar nominations

Disney Releases Earn 9 Oscar Nominations

By Beth Deitchman

And the Oscar® goes to…

We’ll find out who takes home the trophy on Oscar Sunday, February 26, but this morning we learned the names of the films and talented people behind them who have been nominated for the 89th Academy Awards®. Disney releases were honored in six categories, earning nine nods in all.

Walt Disney Animation Studios…

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Finding Nemo the Musical

Just Keep Swimming with 10 Fun Facts About Finding Nemo—The Musical

By D23 Team

Today we are celebrating 10 years of going somewhere beyond the sea with Finding Nemo—The Musical, a spectacular of puppetry, music, and Disney•Pixar magic at Disney’s Animal Kingdom! To celebrate this milestone anniversary, we have an ocean full of facts about the show!

The musical swam into Disney’s Animal Kingdom in January 2007, but we…

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DCA Lunar New Year

Celebrate Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure

By Jim Frye

There’s a whooooole lot of excitement being squeezed into 17 days as Mulan and Mushu welcome guests for the Lunar New Year Celebration at Disney California Adventure Park. Now through February 5, you can join in the fun as the brave princess and her trusty—yet mischievous—dragon dance on screens of mist at Paradise Bay, lead a procession of…

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Newsies on Broadway

Extra! Extra! Newsies Stars Talk About Bringing the Show From Screen to Stage!

By Courtney Potter

Ready to “Seize the Day” in a whole new way? Disney Theatrical Productions has partnered with Fathom Events (the leaders in entertainment events broadcast to the big screen) to bring their Tony Award®-winning smash hit musical Newsies to cinemas across the country. And they’ll “open the gates” for a rare three-day event this February!…

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

These 12 Disney Films are Real Page-Turners

By Courtney Potter

There’s nothing quite like cracking open a book for the very first time. It’s like turning the page straight into the greatest adventure of your life! Books—and the magical stories contained therein—held the key for much of Walt Disney’s early feature-film success. The Walt Disney Company’s first full-length animated movie, Snow White…

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Main Street Electrical Parade

Getting Ready for the Main Street Electrical Parade’s Return to Disneyland

By Nicole Nalty

Just shy of its debut 45 years ago, the Main Street Electrical Parade makes a triumphant return to Disneyland park. The parade’s lengthy run and cross-country travels have solidified its fan-favorite status for Disney fans young and young at heart, and we can’t wait to celebrate on the West Coast. If you’re planning a trip to see the Main…

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Jay Leno

Jay Leno Shifts Gears for Mickey and the Roadster Racers

By Beth Deitchman

When executive producer Rob LaDuca and co-executive producer/supervising story editor Mark Seidenberg began to imagine Hot Dog Hills—the mini-metropolis that the characters of Mickey and the Roadster Racers call home—they wanted to fill it with colorful personalities from the world of racing, along with cars that would be as unique as their…

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Horizons

7 Technological Wonders Predicted by Disney Theme Park Attractions

By Jocelyn Buhlman

The famous theme song for Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress declares “There’s a great, big, beautiful tomorrow shining at the end of every day,” but sometimes the promise of tomorrow has already come true today! Walt Disney tasked his Imagineers to envision ways to make our future bright, and the stories they told with classic theme park…

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Mickey Mouse

Gear Up for the Brand-New Mickey and the Roadster Racers!

By Beth Deitchman

Mickey and his friends are racing into all-new adventures in Disney Junior’s new animated series, Mickey and the Roadster Racers, which features Disney details that fans of all ages are sure to appreciate. The series premieres this Sunday, January 15, in a special simulcast on Disney Junior and Disney Channel at 9 a.m. EST.

Executive…

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