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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

This week has a little of everything for Disney fans, from anthropomorphic animals to a time-traveling ballerina! Nat Geo WILD brings us more SHARKFEST content, while Disney Channel delivers another laugh-out-loud episode of Sydney to the Max. In addition to adding the live-action Beauty and the Beauty film to its library, Disney+ is debuting the…

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EXCLUSIVE: Cover Reveal and Q&A for a New Book Reimagining Beauty and the Beast

By Jocelyn Buhlman

We all know the tale as old as time, but what happens after “happily ever after”? The new book, Queen’s Council: Rebel Rose aims to answer just that. The first book in The Queen’s Council series, an empowering fairy tale reimagining of the Disney Princesses—and the real history behind their stories, Rebel Rose tells the story of what…

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9 Movies to Watch with Your Dad on Disney+ This Father’s Day

By Zach Johnson

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Father’s Day at home this year? Look no further than Disney+, where the whole family can stream movies featuring some of our favorite Disney dads, from King Triton to Kevin Flynn. We’ve rounded up nine of our favorite films (below):

1. Onward (2019)
Ian Lightfoot (voice of Tom Holland) often wonders what…

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7 Disney Characters to Inspire At-Home Fun!

By Courtney Potter

There’s no time like the present to start a new hobby—or even recommit to one. (Don’t worry, we’ve all been there.) Thankfully, there is plenty of inspiration to be found around the worlds of Disney. From the joys of reading, cooking, and knitting, to learning how to play an instrument, and everything in between… there’s a ton of…

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What the Walt Disney Archives Staff is Watching on Disney+, Part One

By The Walt Disney Archives

Grab some snacks and your remote and get ready to surf Disney+ with this movie guide from the staff of the Walt Disney Archives.

With hundreds of titles to pick from, it’s hard to go wrong with any of the offerings found on the streaming service—the Archives team has selected a few of their favorites, and the reasons behind their…

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D23 Inside Disney Special Episode | Celebrating Disney Classics

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D23 Inside Disney celebrates beloved Disney classics with the people who made them. Join hosts Candice, Sheri, and Jeffrey along with legendary producer/director Don Hahn (Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Maleficent, and more), and Disney Legend Paige O’Hara…

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Go Behind the Scenes of The Mandalorian with Disney+—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Disney+ to Debut Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian on May the Fourth

Amazing news, Star Wars fans: There’ll be an all-new, and truly unique, way to celebrate Star Wars Day—otherwise known as May the Fourth—this year, with the debut of Disney+’s brand-new series Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian.

Executive producer and Disney Legend Jon…

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Throwback to the ’90s with This Classic Disney Merch

By the D23 Team

We’re gearing up to blast to the past with “D23 Presents: ’90s Throwback with DCappella” event, so we thought why not look the part, too? Pulling inspiration from some iconic ’90s Disney films, we’ve put together a totally rad collection of merch from shopDisney. Check it out!

Hercules Movie Poster Tee
When it comes to your…

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11 Movies on Disney+ to Watch With Your Sweetheart

By Savannah Salazar

Popcorn, your sweetheart and Disney+, what more do you need? In honor of the day of love, we’re highlighting 11 romantic movies you can stream now on Disney+!

Tangled
This heart-warming adventure soars as roguish thief Flynn Ryder crosses paths with Rapunzel, a curious and kind teen with 70 feet of magical hair, locked in a far-off…

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Embark on a Disney Princess Majestic Quest!

By Savannah Salazar

Get ready to explore a whole new world with Gameloft and Disney’s Disney Princess Majestic Quest, featuring Belle, Ariel, and Jasmine! The all-new Match 3 puzzle game lets you journey throughout the three realms of each Disney Princess as they try to rebuild after a magical gem storm leaves their kingdoms in royal ruin. Piece together clues and…

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