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Lin-Manuel Gets Quackin’ and black-ish Gets a Spin-off—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

DuckTales gets a new cast member, and we follow black-ish’s Zoe to college … Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins the Cast of New DuckTales

As if the cast of Disney XD’s new DuckTales wasn’t fabulous enough—it features former Doctor Who star David Tennant,…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Next Disney Project is Just Ducky

By Nicole Nalty

Lin-Manuel Miranda really is all he’s quacked up to be. The multi-award-winning (not to mention Oscar®-nominated, thanks to his amazing work on the music of Moana) actor, playwright, composer, and creator of a little thing called Hamilton is headed to Duckburg as part of the voice cast of Disney XD’s DuckTales––is there anything he can’t…

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ABC’s New Shows & A Pirates Life in Shanghai—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

ABC announces its huge 2017–18 season, and Cars 3 revs up a new trailer… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

ABC Announces Amazing New Slate of Primetime Shows for 2017–18
It’s a big week in the world of television… networks are announcing their new shows for the 2017–18 season,…

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Every New Show and Spectacle Coming to ABC

By Nicole Nalty

We’ve already shared four of the new shows coming to ABC this fall, but there’s even more to look forward to in 2018! Read on to see what’s coming to your TV (and your phone, and your computer…) later on in the season and into 2018.

For the People–Get ready for more Shondaland! An all-new show from Shonda Rhimes follows six young…

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5 New Shows and Fan Favorites Return in ABC’s Fall Lineup

By Nicole Nalty

At the end of a busy day, is there anything better than sitting down to watch one of your favorite shows? In addition to beloved shows like black-ish, Grey’s Anatomy, and Dancing with the Stars, ABC is adding five brand-new shows to your must-watch lineup for fall. Take a look below, and let us know which shows you can’t wait to watch!

The…

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New Fireworks, Raven’s Debut, and Idol Returns—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Magic Kingdom Park’s latest nighttime spectacular debuts on May 12, and American Idol comes to ABC … Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Happily Ever After Debuts at Magic Kingdom on May 12—Watch It Live

There’s a brand-new nighttime spectacular on the horizon at Walt Disney World…

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Captain Jack’s Surprise and Descendants 2’s New Trailer—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Johnny Depp surprises boatloads of Disneyland guests, and Epcot’s popular festival expands to 75 days… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Surprise! That Really Was Johnny Depp Inside Disneyland’s Pirates Attraction!

Can you imagine? Rounding the corner on the Pirates of the Caribbean

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Meet the Na’vi Shaman of Songs from Na’vi River Journey

By: Jocelyn Buhlman

Our friends at Disney Parks Blog have a special introduction for you: a first look at the Na’vi Shaman of Songs, a character who guests will see on the Na’vi River Journey attraction at Pandora – The World of Avatar.

We’re less than a month away from sailing along the mysterious river within Pandora’s bioluminescent rainforest filled…

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New Cars 3 Trailer and Disney Movies Aplenty—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

This Just In: Release Dates for a Ton of Big Disney Films!

Wanna know when your next favorite Disney movie will be debut in a cineplex near you? Check out this hot-off-the-presses listing of release dates from The Walt Disney Studios. (We’re particularly excited about Frozen 2, the live-action The Lion King and Star Wars: Episode…

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Meet Lou, the Star of Disney•Pixar’s Newest Short

by Jim Frye

It’s another extra helping of Pixar.

When you go see Cars 3 in theaters this June, you’ll also be treated to Pixar’s latest short called Lou, about a school playground creature made out of lost-and-found toys. It bears a slight resemblance to classic Muppets characters, but definitely has a look all its own, comprised of baseballs, a red hoodie,…

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