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New Lion King Trailer and Galaxy’s Edge Announcements—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

A new look at live-action Simba and friends, and more Galaxy’s Edge news than you can shake a lightsaber at… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Take a New Look at Disney’s Live-Action The Lion King

We’re ridiculously excited to be returning to the Pride Lands in just a few months’…

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6 Degrees of Walt Disney—How The 2019 Oscar® Nominees Relate to Walt

By Courtney Potter

Walt Disney is truly iconic in so many different ways… but did you know he won or received an incredible 32 Academy Awards—from a whopping 67 nominations—during his career? He still holds the record for most Oscars® in history! That astonishing legacy is still felt in every corner of Hollywood; actors and actresses the world over, to this…

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Oscar® Nominations and Women’s Day on Broadway—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

See what Disney films delighted Academy voters, and find out how you can celebrate International Women’s Day with Disney on Broadway… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

We Couldn’t Be More Excited for Disney’s 17 Oscar® Nominations!

Earlier this week, the nominations for the 91st…

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6 Degrees of Walt Disney—How The 2018 Oscar® Nominees Relate to Walt

By Courtney Potter

With dozens of Oscars® to his name, Walt Disney’s presence in the film industry is undeniable. Even today, actors and actresses can still trace a path from their own careers back to Walt himself. In preparation for the 90th Academy Awards®, D23 took a look at all of the 2018 nominees for Actor and Actress in a Leading Role and calculated…

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Auli’i Cravalho performs “How Far I’ll Go”

Every Disney Moment (and Win!) From the 2017 Oscars®

By D23 Team

The Walt Disney Company took home four Oscars® during the 2017 Academy Awards, but those weren’t the only Disney highlights during the show! Read on for our favorite moments from the star-studded event.

O.J.: Made in America wins Best Documentary (Feature)
ESPN took home its first Oscar® in the Documentary (Feature) category for their multi-part…

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Walt receiving an Academy Award for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

These Disney Academy Awards Aren’t Your Normal Oscars®

By Becky Cline

On Oscar® Sunday, February 26, Hollywood’s best and brightest will again gather at the Dolby Theatre for the 89th annual Academy Awards®. Disney is nominated in six categories, with Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana and Zootopia both nominated for best Animated Feature Film—continuing the legacy of Walt Disney, who still holds the record…

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The Three Little Pigs, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and White Wilderness

Do You Know All of Walt Disney’s Record-Breaking 32 Academy Awards®?

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Walt Disney currently holds the world record for most Academy Awards® presented to any individual. As we enter Oscars® season, let’s take time to celebrate many of the unique awards Walt Disney has personally won for his groundbreaking work in film. And the Oscar® goes to…

Flowers and Trees (Cartoon Short Subject, 1931–32)
This…

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Dory, Alice, Moana, Jyn Erso, Judy Hopps

Disney Oscar® Ballot Winners Revealed

In celebration of the Academy Awards®, airing this Sunday at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on ABC, we asked you to fill out our very own Disney ballot. You voted—and the results are in! Read on to see which heroes, songs, and films were your favorites in 2016.

Best Hero in a Starring Role
WINNER-Captain America/Steve Rogers—Captain America: Civil War
Iron Man/Tony…

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Disney Releases Earn 15 Oscar® Nominations

The envelope, please! Nominations for the 88th Oscars® were announced at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California, this morning, and Disney releases received 15 nominations, including five for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, two for Disney•Pixar’s animated feature Inside Out, and six for the…

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Fill in the Blank to Write the Disney-est Oscar® Acceptance Speech Ever

This Sunday, February 22, Oscars® will be handed out for best performances by real-live actors in leading and supporting roles, and every winner will deliver a speech expressing their gratitude. Some of these speeches will be moving, some will be inspiring and—let’s be honest—some might be just a tad boring. We think a guaranteed way to liven up the festivities…

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