Angela Lansbury Joins Mary Poppins Returns

By Jeffrey Epstein

In practically perfect news, Disney Legend Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of Mary Poppins Returns! The sequel to Walt Disney’s 1964 classic is currently filming at the Shepperton Studios in London and stars Emily Blunt (Into the Woods) as the title character. Lin-Manuel Miranda, an Oscar® nominee for penning Moana’s “How Far I’ll…

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks Brings the Age of Believing to D23 Members on the Lot!

By Tyler Slater

Saturday, October 8, was a magical day on the Walt Disney Studios lot as nearly 400 D23 Members gathered to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Bedknobs and Broomsticks!

After arriving on the historic campus and sitting down in the beautiful Walt Disney Studios Main Theatre, guests enjoyed a presentation by Disney historian Jim Fanning, who…

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Lumiere, Mrs. Potts, and Cogsworth

Catching Up with the Enchanted Objects from Beauty and the Beast

By William Keck

In real life, sidekicks (usually our little brothers and sisters) can be, well, let’s face it—super annoying. But in Disney animated films, they are the characters who provide the biggest laughs and one-liners. There’s Ariel’s calypso-singing crab. Anna’s buck-toothed snowman. Peter’s jealous pixie. But it’s Beauty and the Beast’s…

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Beauty and the Beast screenings

Beauty and the Beast Returns to New York City, Chicago, Miami, and Washington, D.C.

By Tyler Slater

Over the past weekend, D23’s Fanniversary brought enchantment to four cities as members relived Beauty and the Beast on the big screen. On September 17, D23 members took their seats in theaters in Chicago, Miami, and Washington, D.C., to celebrate the film wearing their most “beastly” and most beauteous attire—and picked up their D23…

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Mrs. Potts

Being Mrs. Potts

Disney Legend Angela Lansbury on what it was like to voice the precious Mrs. Potts.

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

6 Amazing Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks

By Courtney Potter

“Treguna, Mekoides, Trecorum Satis Dee!” The 1971 film Bedknobs and Broomsticks is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year and D23 is commemorating the big occasion, with two fantastic events in California and Florida this fall!

Bedknobs and Broomsticks reunited the creative team behind Disney’s blockbuster Mary Poppins—including…

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Disney Legend Angela Lansbury Joins Damehood

The 88-year-old, who is only a year older than the monarch, is still on stage in the West End. She received the honor at Windsor Castle for services to drama and charity. Dame Angela, who left Britain for the US as a child, said: “It is a very proud day for me to be recognized by the country of my birth.” She joins a select group of acting Dames, including Judi Dench…

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