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Visit Batuu with New Star Wars Virtual Reality Experience—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter
New ILMxLAB Virtual Reality Experience Brings Batuu to Your Home
If you’re looking for an incredible new way to get your Star Wars fill from the comfort of your own home, have we got some amazing news for you: Later this year, you’ll be able to discover new stories; explore the outskirts of Batuu; and even meet a few new characters—all from…

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Just Announced: Secret Society of Second-Born Royals Debuts July 17 on Disney+

By Beth Deitchman

This July, Disney+ is giving us the royal treatment. The streaming service has just announced that the new live-action original movie Secret Society of Second-Born Royals will be available exclusively on Disney+ beginning Friday, July 17.

Peyton Elizabeth Lee (Andi Mack) stars in Secret Society of Second-Born Royals as Sam, who is second-in-line…

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JUST ANNOUNCED: Plans Unveiled for the Phased Reopening of Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks, Resort Hotels, and Disney Stores

By the D23 Team 

Following the recent reopening of Shanghai Disney Resort and Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort, Disney has submitted a proposal to the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force in Florida describing its approach for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World Resort theme parks planned to begin on July 11.

Pending Orange County and…

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Your Primer for Season Seven of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

By Zach Johnson

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. might reshape history when it returns tonight on ABC at 10|9c. When we last saw the agents in the season six finale, Fitz (Iain De Caestecker) and Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge) realized that in order to save the future, they must change the past. And so, they agreed to an ambitious plan to stop the Chronicoms from…

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Muppets Now Debuts on Disney+ This July—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Get Ready for Muppets Now, Coming to Disney+ July 31

If you’re anything like us, this news will leave you positively jubilant: As announced at D23 Expo by Kermit the Frog himself, the Muppets are coming to Disney+… and just this week, we found out exactly when! Their new short-form series, Muppets Now, will premiere on the streaming service…

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10 Perfect New Ways to Chill Out with Disney Animation

By Beth Deitchman

Imagine skimming the ocean waves, gliding over breathtakingly blue water toward the horizon. You hear the crashing sea and the rustle of a gentle breeze. A hand reaches out from your canoe to touch the rushing water. You discover you’re immersed in the world of Moana, and the calming moment you were experiencing on screen has become something…

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Welcome Back to Disney Springs

By Jeffrey Epstein and Ryan March

Tomorrow, May 20, Walt Disney World Resort will welcome guests back to Disney Springs, its expansive dining and retail district, and today, D23 had an in-person look at the new measures in place to ensure the safety of our guests and cast members.

As listed on its website outlining the phased return to Disney Springs, guests…

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These 10 Hayley Mills Movies Are a Must for Disney Fans

By Zach Johnson

This week D23 is celebrating the sunshine of the classic film Pollyanna! To get you even more excited for the #D23GladGame and the Pollyanna watch party (Preceded by a chat with Disney Legend Hayley Mills!), we’re taking a “glad” look down memory lane and sharing our favorite films Mills has starred in for Disney—beginning with her American…

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American Idol Season Remote Grand Finale Strikes an Emotional Chord

By Beth Deitchman

Sunday night’s American Idol remote grand finale may have looked different from previous seasons, but it still packed the surprises, the performances from music’s biggest stars, and the suspense that fans of the show have come to expect. Most important, it proved once again that dreams do come true. The performer known as “Just Sam” was…

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Go Behind the Scenes of Frozen 2 with Disney+—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter
Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 Coming to Disney+ in June
Picture it: The world premiere of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen 2 is looming, and the filmmakers, artists, songwriters, and cast are fantastically busy readying the film for audiences around the world. Ever wonder what that incredible process is really like? Wonder no more when…

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