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Discover Secrets and Details on The D23 Fantastic World Map

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Our 2020 Gold Member Gift is all about discovering the Fantastic Worlds of Disney—but how will you know where to adventure first? Why, with the spectacular D23 Fantastic World Map, of course! You can have your own 24-by-36-inch map designed by Disney artist Bryan Mon as part of the 2020 Gold Member Gift when you join or renew a D23 Gold…

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Gina Rodriguez Celebrates Girl Power with Diary of a Future President

By Zach Johnson

Elena Cañero-Reed’s journey to the Oval Office begins in middle school.

That’s the premise of the new Disney+ series Diary of a Future President (now streaming). Told from the narration of her diary, the series follows 12-year-old Cuban-American Elena (Tess Romero) as she navigates the ups and downs of middle school in the Miami suburbs,…

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Meet the Cast of Stargirl on Disney+

By Bruce C. Steele

For Stargirl—a Disney+ movie coming in March that celebrates the joys of being different, set in an Arizona high school—it was imperative that director Julia Hart and her team put together a youthful cast that underscores a lesson in diversity with the sheer range of their talents and backgrounds.

A D23 visit to the movie’s freezing-cold…

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GALLERY: Celebrate 45 Intergalactic Years of Space Mountain at Walt Disney World with this Totally Retro Gallery

By Jocelyn Buhlman

45 years ago, we first blasted off on a rip-roaring rocket into outer space when Space Mountain launched at Walt Disney World Resort’s Magic Kingdom park. This iconic attraction cuts a classic shape into the Tomorrowland skyline, and the famous dome of Space Mountain is now featured at Disney parks around the world. When this beloved attraction…

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Everything New You Must Do at Epcot

By Jocelyn Buhlman

January 17, 2020, is a red-letter day at Epcot: three new films and a festival all open, providing even more excitement for your itineraries during your next trip to Walt Disney World. We’ve rounded up everything you need to know about these new experiences—so, mark your calendar, check our list, and get ready to plan your next epic day at…

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Inside the Six-Year Journey to Make Disney and Pixar’s Onward

By Zach Johnson

Disney and Pixar are inviting fans to embark on an exciting, emotional journey when Onward opens in theaters on March 6. In development for nearly six and a half years, the animated adventure follows brother elves Ian (voice of Tom Holland) and Barley (voice of Chris Pratt) as they embark on a magical quest to bring back their late father for 24…

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GALLERY: Celebrate 90 Years of the Mickey Mouse Comic Strip

By Savannah Salazar

You may know Mickey Mouse’s rise to fame through cartoons like Steamboat Willie and Plane Crazy, but his appearances in comic strips further helped to launch Mickey’s star power into the pop culture stratosphere. From screen to the page, working with King Features Syndicate, Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks worked together to bring Mickey onto the…

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Every Disney Oscar® Nominee for 2020

By Beth Deitchman

Who will the 92nd Oscars® go to? We’re officially one step closer to finding out, with nominations for this year’s Academy Awards® announced this morning live from the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. The Walt Disney Company’s portfolio of brands combined for a total of 23 nominations in 15 categories. Disney and Pixar’s…

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High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ Playmaker Tim Federle Tells All About the Can’t-Miss Season Finale

By Beth Deitchman

It was truly the start of something new. Debuting on Disney+ at launch, in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series—shot at the real-life high school where the original High School Musical DCOM was filmed—Disney fans found what we’ve been looking for. Over the course of the documentary-style High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’…

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Get Early Access to the New, Limited Edition Mickey Plush Series

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Be among the first to commemorate the Year of the Mouse with the Limited Edition Golden Disney Mickey Mouse Plush. The first of 12 collectible large plush in the series, this exclusive Mickey Mouse celebrates the month of January. As Walt Disney famously said, “I only hope we never lose sight of one thing, that it was all started by a mouse.”…

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