News Briefs - Coco, D23 Expo Japan, Star Wars Rebels

Coco, Star Wars, and Chip ‘n’ Dale—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Meet Miguel and Dante in Disney•Pixar’s Coco, and get a glimpse at construction for Disney Parks’ new Star Wars-themed lands… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Colorful Coco Teaser Trailer Debuts

Disney•Pixar’s next animated film, Coco, doesn’t debut ‘til later this fall……

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The Music of Pixar Live!

The Music of Pixar LIVE! coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Disney’s Hollywood Studios will premiere The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of Characters, starting on May 26. This limited-time event will be presented three times nightly at the Theater of the Stars.

This magical musical revue will feature famous songs from Pixar movies, as well as the films’ iconic scores. Get ready to sing, hum, or…

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D23 Expo Japan

D23 Expo Japan Returns February 10–12, 2018

By Nicole Nalty

After an unbelievable event in 2015, D23 Expo Japan is back in 2018! This special event for Disney fans, created by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, will take place February 10–12, 2018, at Tokyo Disney Resort. The first D23 Expo in Japan was held in 2013, inspired by the original D23 Expo held in Anaheim, California (returning this summer, July…

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Star Wars-Themed Lands

Something New to See AT-AT Star Wars-Themed Lands

By Nicole Nalty

Disney fans are anxiously awaiting the arrival of Star Wars-themed lands at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts, taking guests to a galaxy far, far away in 2019. The never-before-seen planet, under construction at both Disneyland park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios, will bring Star Wars characters and their beloved stories to life (not to…

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Disney Afternoon Collection

Relive Your Childhood with Capcom’s The Disney Afternoon Collection

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Video game publisher Capcom just announced The Disney Afternoon Collection, a compilation of six games featuring classic characters from your favorite ’80s and ’90s cartoon shows! The games are fully restored and in 1080p HD. The Disney Afternoon Collection will be available for PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and Windows PC on April 18,…

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Coco

Feast Your Eyes on the Stunning New Coco Trailer

By Jonathan McMullen

Ever since D23 EXPO 2015, when we first learned about the upcoming Disney•Pixar animated film Coco, we’ve been super-excited about seeing more of Miguel (voiced by newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) and his magic guitar. We’ve also been dying to get a glimpse at how Pixar puts their touch on the Land of the Dead. Well, that time has finally…

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Big Hero 6, Star Wars Galactic Nights, Cars 3, Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates, Heroes, and Galactic Nights—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

A Second Season for Disney XD’s Big Hero 6 The Series

Ready to revisit San Fransokyo? Disney XD’s Big Hero 6 The Series debuts this fall… and there’s fantastic news about a second season—plus a seriously adorable video featuring some of the show’s voice cast (including Maya Rudolph, Ryan Potter, and Stan Lee!)—right…

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Big Hero 6 The Series

Fist Bump! Big Hero 6 The Series is Already Renewed for a Second Season

By Nicole Nalty

We won’t be reunited with our favorite band of misfit heroes in Disney XD’s upcoming show Big Hero 6 The Series until this fall, but we already have something else to look forward to––yep, Big Hero 6 The Series has been picked up for a second season! On a scale of 1­–10, we’re rating our excitement at a strong 20. As you can see in the…

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Miss Adventure Falls

Miss Adventure Falls Makes a Splash at Typhoon Lagoon

By Nicole Nalty

A new adventure awaits at Typhoon Lagoon, one of two thrilling water parks at Walt Disney World Resort. Miss Adventure Falls, a brand-new family raft attraction, opened yesterday at the water park and looks like some serious fun in the sun!

Surf into the story of world-famous oceanographer and Society of Explorers and Adventurers (S.E.A) member,…

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4 New Characters Racing into Cars 3

By Nicole Nalty

We’re nearing the starting line for the debut of Cars 3, which cruises into theaters on June 16. All of our favorites are back––Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson), Mater (Larry the Cable Guy), Sally (Bonnie Hunt), and the whole Radiator Springs crew––along with some new faces, trainer Cruz Ramirez (Cristela Alonzo) and next-generation racer…

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