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A Special D23 Shout-Out in Captain America: Civil War

By Jim Frye

Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War is shaping up to be one of the biggest films of the summer, bringing together Captain America and Iron Man in a battle of wills—and fists! But D23 fans watching the film will get a special treat—an exclusive D23 Easter Egg! Kevin Feige, producer and president, Marvel Studios, is a Disney super-fan, not to mention…

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D23’s Top 15 of 2015

2015 was truly amazing in so many ways… a phenomenal D23 EXPO 2015 (chock full of thrilling announcements); the launch of Disneyland Resort’s dazzling Diamond Celebration; and, of course, the mega-huge premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Join us for a look back at 15 moments that captivated D23 Members and fans, in the order they occurred.

Disney Wins…

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Disney twenty-three Journeys to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

To celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Disney twenty-three unlocks the power of the force to give fans a look behind the making of the newest installment in the Star Wars saga. The issue opens with “guest editor” C-3PO admitting he is unfamiliar with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club (“…although I am very familiar with the R2 series of droid,…

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Pop Stars “Love Disney”—And More in News Briefs

Music’s Hottest Stars Shine on We Love Disney Compilation Album

Ever wondered what it might be like to hear today’s biggest music stars take on your favorite Disney tunes? Well, wonder no more: Verve Records and Walt Disney Records have announced the 12 artists who are included on the upcoming compilation album We Love Disney, hitting store shelves (virtual and…

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23 Coolest Moments at D23 EXPO 2015!

Outside the thermometer soared to triple digits. But inside the Anaheim Convention Center at D23 EXPO 2015 it was super cool—with a bevy of A-List celebrities, hear-it-here-first announcements, unforgettable musical performances, a pulsating show floor, and, well, plenty of other fandemonium on hand to render the August heat wave defenseless against the cool stuff…

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60 Years of Mouseketeers

We couldn’t have wished for a better ending to D23 EXPO 2015! The original Mouseketeers from the Mickey Mouse Club gathered onstage and reminisced about those early days while singing and dancing along with clips from the show. Author Lorraine Santoli (The Official Mickey Mouse Club Book) led the presentation, welcoming Mouseketeers Sherry Alberoni, Sharon Baird,…

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Frozen FANdemonium: A FANtasy Come True!

There was sweltering heat outside the Anaheim Convention Center this afternoon, but Hall D23 at D23 EXPO 2015 was the coolest place on the planet! Frozen FANdemonium: A Musical Celebration! was an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience that included behind-the-songs and stories and spectacular guests, and showed us what frozen things do in summer—they go to D23…

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The Stunning Shorts of Walt Disney Animation Studios

Before Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs… before The Little Mermaid… and way before Frozen… Walt Disney and his brother Roy told their one-of-a-kind stories through the animated short film. Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) celebrated its recent DVD release of their Short Films Collection with a crowd-pleasing panel this morning inside Stage 28 at D23 EXPO…

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Get in the Games

Announcements, sneak peeks, and special surprises came flying from Disney Interactive’s Hall D23 presentation by the boat-load… or should we say, the “ship load,” as in space ships from a galaxy far, far away. As expected, Star Wars was the main event (again), as Disney Interactive president Jimmy Pitaro introduced Electronic Art’s (EA) blockbuster new game…

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The Still-Soaring Silly Symphonies

It’s not very long into Disney in Concert: A Silly Symphony Celebration before you realize you are witnessing something truly special, historic, and magical. The 11 a.m. event, the first of two Sunday performances in Stage 23 at D23 EXPO 2015, was a dazzling showcase of some of the finest animated shorts made in the 1920s and ’30s—including the first Silly…

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