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Title for Next Star Wars Film Revealed—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Star Wars: Episode VIII Title Revealed!

Well, the moment has arrived: Star Wars: Episode VIII, scheduled for release December 15 (a date we already have circled in red permanent marker on our calendar), has finally gotten an official title! And it’s ever so tantalizing…

According to our pals over at, the film—set to be…

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Minne Mouse Rock the Dots

Fabulous Minnie-Inspired Photos—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter
Celebrate National Polka Dot Day with Minnie-Inspired Photography
Get ready to rock your dots with Minnie Mouse fans around the world on Sunday, January 22: National Polka Dot Day! To celebrate the big day—and to kick off this year’s #RockTheDots, the annual worldwide party for fashion muse Minnie and her super-cute polka-dot style—fine art…

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Lightning Strikes in New Cars 3 Teaser—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Lightning Strikes Again in New Cars 3 Teaser Trailer

It’s been almost six years since we last saw legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) race around the world (and take down the evil Professor Z) in Disney•Pixar’s Cars 2. But gas up and start your engines, because everyone’s favorite Piston Cup champ is back! Cars 3 will…

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Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Passes Away at 60

By Jeffrey Epstein

Legendary actress Carrie Fisher passed away today at the age of 60, after having a heart attack on Friday, December 23. Fisher was best known to legions of fans as Princess Leia from the Star Wars saga.

“Carrie Fisher was one-of-a-kind, a true character who shared her talent and her truth with us all with her trademark wit and irreverence….

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Amazing Art for Star Wars Celebration 2017—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Badge Art Goes Rogue at Star Wars Celebration—This April in Orlando!

If you’ve ever been to a Star Wars Celebration, you know that badge art has become its own tradition—each event has had totally unique illustrations, with styles and approaches that vary in the coolest way possible. And next year’s Star Wars Celebration Orlando…

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New DuckTales Cast Revealed

By Nicole Nalty

It’s an exciting time to be a DuckTales fan! First, we found out that the show will debut summer 2017 (and watched this teaser trailer over and over), and now we have even more news to share from Duckburg! The cast of the upcoming Disney XD show has been revealed––and, dare we say, the talent is filled with top-billed actors…

The trio of…

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Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year Returns to Disneyland Resort—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Celebrate Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure This January

Don’t want those New Year’s celebrations to end on January 2? Fret not: Disneyland Resort’s got you covered in a magical way! Lunar New Year, traditionally celebrated within Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese cultures, commemorates the moment when both the sun and the moon…

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See Which Disney Films and TV Shows Are Golden Globe Nominees

By Nicole Nalty

While we’re still decking our halls for the holidays, we already have something to look forward to in the new year! The 2017 Golden Globe® nominations were just announced this morning, and Disney films and TV shows are nominated in several categories. We can’t wait to see who takes home the awards, which are being presented on January 8, 2017….

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Breaking News from Duckburg—New DuckTales Image Revealed!

By Beth Deitchmnan

With the holidays upon us, there’s a lot of “Ho, ho, ho-ing” in the air. But this morning, we’re hearing a rousing chorus of “Woo-oos,” thanks to the release of a brand-new image from the new DuckTales series—making its debut, as we learned today, on Disney XD in Summer 2017! And in the spirit of the season, Disney XD also shared the…

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Jimmy Kimmel to Host the Oscars—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Jimmy Kimmel to Host the 2017 Oscars® on ABC

He’s had a great 2016, and now it’s looking like Jimmy Kimmel is off to an amazing start for the new year! After successfully hosting this year’s Emmy® Awards, Jimmy has been tapped to host the 2017 Academy Awards®—set to air this February, exclusively on ABC.

Jimmy announced his new…

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