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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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Donald's Dino Bash

The Ultimate Dino-Tour of Disney Parks All Over the World

By Jocelyn Buhlman

This week, a special celebration of Cretaceous proportions is coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Donald Duck is kicking off a Dino-Bash—and we wanted to have our own Dino-mite celebration to join in the fun. We’ve rounded up all the ways you can encounter dinos big, small, and sometimes skeletal, at Disney parks all around the…

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Walt Disney Imagineering inspirations

6 Imagineers Share the Disney Experiences that Led Them to Their Dream Jobs

By Nicole Nalty

Walt Disney Imagineering celebrates its 65th anniversary this year, and with it, 65 years of unbelievable experiences, unparalleled storytelling, and unforgettable memories for Disney fans across the globe. To celebrate the occasion, we asked a few of the men and women behind the magic to share which Disney experiences inspired them to pursue a…

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EXPO 2015 celebrates Shanghai Disney Resort

Parks Celebrate 60 Years of Innovation

The Walt Disney Parks and Resorts show floor pavilion will give D23 EXPO 2015 guests a look into the much-anticipated Shanghai Disney Resort
… as well as a preview of the Avatar project coming to Walt Disney World Resort’s Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Plus, in addition to the previously announced Hall D23 presentation on Saturday, August 15, guests will have the…

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Marvel Brings Big Thunder Mountain Railroad to Life

The writers and artists at Marvel are bringing a beloved Disney Parks attraction to life in their latest Disney Kingdoms series—Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
—and D23 is pleased to debut the first cover, created by Pasqual Ferry, above.

In this never-before-told saga, readers will learn how Big Thunder Mountain’s dangerous gold mine became the haunted legend…

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Thirteen Disney Park Sounds That Will Make You Scream

We’ve compiled 13 sounds from Disney parks that will have you going . . .
eek!!!, yeow!!!, and aghhhhhhh!!!
1. We think you’ll agree that the Haunted Mansion‘s bride, voiced by Disney Legend Leota Toombs, is the creepiest thing you’ll hear at a Disney park.

2. Haunted Mansion is chock full of eerie sounds… like this raven.

3. An eerie pirate,…

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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Opens at Walt Disney World

Howdy folks! On this day in 1980, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad opened in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. With an elevation of 200 feet, Big Thunder Mountain forms a sculpture of redstone buttes, windswept canyons, and towering peaks. While the Disneyland version of Big Thunder takes place in the town of Rainbow Ridge, which already existed in the preceding Mine…

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