Born in China

Born in China Honors a Legacy that Began with Walt Disney

By Beth Deitchman

An over-protective panda and her first-born, spirited cub, determined to express her independence… A young golden monkey, navigating a new family dynamic following the birth of his baby sister… A courageous snow leopard struggling for her family’s survival in one of the harshest, most unforgiving environments on Earth. These are the stories…

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

What You Need To Know Before You See Marvel Studios’ Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

By Jim Frye

The biggest, wildest, flying-by-the-seat-of-your-galactic-pants ride of the summer is about to storm theaters May 5, as Star-Lord, played by Chris Pratt, and his band of happy interstellar heroes return in director James Gunn’s hotly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Star- Lord, aka, Peter Quill, has his portable cassette player and is ready…

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Seal Island

Walt’s First True-Life Adventure Began with an Unlikely Question

By Beth Deitchman

“How about seals?”

This was the wire sent to Walt Disney by Alfred Milotte in the early 1940s. Walt had contracted Al and his wife, Elma, to shoot film in Alaska for a planned documentary—an early foray for the Company into stories about real people and places, which Walt hoped would have guests leaving the cinema with knowledge they might…

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dancing with the stars disney night

Check out the Magical Costumes from Tonight’s Dancing with the Stars Disney Night

By Jocelyn Buhlman

We’ve been waiting all season for Dancing with the Stars’ Disney Night, and tonight on ABC (8 p.m. ET), we’ll finally see this season’s stars bring Disney magic to the dance floor. If you’re already on the edge of your seat waiting for this fan-favorite night to begin, we have a special sneak peek just for you! Below are sketches of the…

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Fantasmic

Everything You Need to Experience at the Disneyland Resort this Summer

By Nicole Nalty

As spring break season comes to a close, we’re dreaming of warmer days ahead and, of course, summer vacation! The Disneyland Resort has lots of surprises in store for the summer months, and today we’re sharing even more details on what’s coming up at both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure parks.

Disney California Adventure…

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Puppy Dog Pals poster

7 Things to Know About Disney Junior’s Puppy Dog Pals

By Beth Deitchman

If you’re a dog lover, you’re going to love Disney Junior’s new animated series Puppy Dog Pals. And if you don’t consider yourself much of a pet person right now, that’s sure to change when you meet the wide-eyed, fantastic, pug-tastic pair at the heart of this new show. Puppy Dog Pals chronicles the adventures of Bingo and Rolly, the…

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Puppy Dog Pals

D23 Fab Five: Meet This Disney Veteran’s Favorite Disney Dogs (Including Two New Pups!)

By Beth Deitchman

We’ve met a whole litter of adorable Disney dogs over the years, from Lucky in One Hundred and One Dalmatians and Dug in Up, all the way back to the original top dog himself, Pluto. But Disney Junior’s newest series, Puppy Dog Pals, introduces the most darling, “pugtastic” canine cuties we’ve met in quite some time. The series is created…

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Holly's Day at the Pool

Hop into Holly’s Day at the Pool, a Brand-New Book by a Disney Animator

By D23 Team

From working on upcoming films like Wreck-it Ralph 2 (in theaters March 2018), to animating for films we may not even know about yet, the artists at Walt Disney Animation Studios are always busy. But somehow, artists still find time to create new stories for the Walt Disney Animation Studios Artist Showcase. Take Benson Shum, the author and illustrator…

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Lady and the Tramp, Peter Pan, Sleeping Beauty, and Bambi

Get to Know the Animators Behind Your Favorite Disney Films

Celebrate some of the most legendary artists behind classic Disney animated films with this year’s D23 Member Gift.

By Greg Ehrbar

The first “nine old men” were Supreme Court justices—all more than 90 years old—who were trying to block President Franklin Roosevelt’s “New Deal” in the mid-1930s. When Walt Disney selected his first-string…

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Andi Mack

7 Things You Need to Know About Andi Mack, the Newest Disney Channel Show

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Andi Mack is Disney Channel’s newest show, about the warm, relatable and funny coming-of-age stories of the titular star and her friends as they navigate middle school. While Andi (Peyton Elizabeth Lee) is on the verge of turning 13, also faces an unexpected surprise when her older sister, Bex (Lilan Bowden), moves back home—and brings big…

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