Disney Year in Review

Every Epic Disney Thing that Happened in 2017

By D23 Team

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back at some of the most magical Disney memories from this past year. We experienced brand-new immersive attractions at Disney parks around the world, and we were thrilled by blockbuster feature debuts at multiplexes close to home. The last 12 months were marked by milestone anniversaries, and a…

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Disney Pirates

Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day with this Swashbuckling Quiz!

By Courtney Potter

We here at D23 take International Talk Like a Pirate Day pretty seriously—and that’s because Disney has such a long, appropriately swashbuckling history with charming scoundrels of the sea. From 1950’s Treasure Island, to the legendary Pirates of the Caribbean attraction at Disney parks (with its mega-popular film-franchise namesake), and…

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Monsters University

Which Disney School Would You Rule?

By Courtney Potter

“School days, school days… dear old golden rule days.” Yes, it’s back-to-school for students across the country—who are already prepping for big projects, big tests, and big sports games a-plenty. But imagine, if you will, what it might be like to attend a Disney high school or college… y’know, the kind of place (from a favorite…

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Descendants 2

The Villain Kids are Dressed to Thrill in Descendants 2

By Beth Deitchman

Kara Saun is tasked with making sure that evil is always in fashion. The designer—a finalist on the first season of the hit series Project Runway, and who recently served as judge for D23 Expo’s Mousequerade costume contest—is in her dream job, creating the costumes for the Villain Kids in Disney’s Descendants and Descendants 2, premiering…

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Kenny Ortega

Descendants 2 Director Kenny Ortega’s Secrets to Building a Hit Disney Franchise

By Beth Deitchman

He was the “playmaker” for Disney Channel’s much-loved High School Musical trilogy, but since 2015, director/choreographer/executive producer Kenny Ortega has had his head in a different game. Today, Descendants 2 premieres on an unprecedented six channels at once—a testament to the popularity of the Disney Channel Original Movie…

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D23 Expo

D23 Expo Memories and a Descendants 2 After-Party—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Relive all the D23 Expo 2017 magic, and find out about a big Descendants 2 after-party on ABC… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Relive D23 Expo 2017

We came, we saw, we Expo’d! There was so much to see and do at D23 Expo 2017, and here at D23.com, we did our best to cover it all……

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Disney Villains

Which Disney Villain Could Be Your Parent?

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you were related to a Disney character? What if that character were a villain? In Descendants 2, premiering on Disney Channel, ABC, Disney XD, Freeform, Lifetime and Lifetime Movies on July 21 (8 p.m. ET), we learn about the lives of the Villain Kids (or “VKs”) of famous Disney baddies….

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Pirates of the Caribbean ship

Dead Men Tell New Tales: “Walt Disney Archives Presents—A Pirate’s Life for Me”

By Max Lark

The Walt Disney Archives, which has preserved Disney history for more than 47 years, opens its vaults once again at D23 Expo 2017 to curate a brand-new 12,000-square-foot exhibit on the Expo show floor. “Walt Disney Archives Presents—A Pirate’s Life For Me: Disney’s Rascals, Scoundrels, and Really Bad Eggs” honors some of Disney’s most…

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Descendants 2

5 Disney Villain Kids We’d Love to See in Descendants

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Could you imagine a world where Disney Villains aren’t just real, but have families full of feisty troublemakers running loose on an enchanted island? Who would you want to meet? Who wouldn’t you want to meet? Descendants 2, premiering on Disney Channel, ABC, Disney XD, Freeform, Lifetime and Lifetime Movies on July 21 (8 p.m. ET), continues…

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Disney news

Star Wars Forces of Destiny, Vampirina, and Rapunzel—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Get a sneak peek at Star Wars Forces of Destiny, and mark your calendars for Vampirina’s debut… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Awesome Star Wars Forces of Destiny Sneak Peek

Look, there on the horizon—there’s a brand-new series of animated shorts winging their way across our…

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