This Week’s Disney News

“New Fantasyland” Coming Soon to Tokyo Disneyland—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter
Tokyo Disneyland to Debut Enchanting “New Fantasyland” in Spring 2020
If you’ve been following News Briefs (and D23.com in general) for a while, you know we’ve been happily anticipating some incredible new additions coming to Tokyo Disneyland… and with this week’s big announcement, we now have an opening day to circle on our calendar!…

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The Owl House Hero

“Owl” the Voices You’ll Hear on The Owl House—Plus More in News Briefs

By Beth Deitchman and Courtney Potter

Disney Channel reveals exciting casting news we just have to hoot about, and Angelina Jolie makes a magically mysterious Maleficent metamorphosis… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Find Out “Hoo’s” Coming to Disney Channel’s The Owl House
We’re owl ears for this…

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Gabby Duran & the Unsittables

Gabby Duran & the Unsittables Premieres This October—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Prepare to meet the best babysitter in the galaxy, and find out some incredible new details about Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Disney Channel Welcomes Gabby Duran & the Unsittables

 She’s the best babysitter in the galaxy, and she’s coming to…

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Disney+ content

Everything You Need to Know to Be a Disney+ Expert

By Zach Johnson

If you’re like us, you’ve watched (and re-watched) your favorite Disney movies and dreamed of exploring places like Arendelle’s ice palace and Jakku’s remote deserts. And soon, you’ll be able to do just that—without leaving the comfort of your own home!

Disney+ is set to launch in the U.S., Canada, and the Netherlands on November 12,…

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For Scores podcast

Disney Music Group’s New Podcast Series Is Music to Our Ears

By Zach Johnson

Disney Music Group, in association with Treefort, will soon debut For Scores, a new podcast series featuring interviews with film and television composers from Disney, Marvel, Pixar—and eventually, from Lucasfilm, and 20th Century Fox. Hosted by Variety’s Jon Burlingame, the podcast will give a voice to award-winning composers.

“Launching a…

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Majestic New Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Poster—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Another look at the return of the Fairy Queen of the Moors, and Freeform prepares for “30 Days of Disney”… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Debuts Eye-Catching New Poster

It may be hard to believe, after the years-long anticipation, but Disney’s…

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Hong Kong Disneyland

Royal New Additions to Hong Kong Disneyland—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

An already iconic castle is transformed with the help of some Disney Princesses, and Disney Cruise Line readies for Halloween on the High Seas… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Hong Kong Disneyland Reveals Castle Upgrades Fit for Royalty

Longtime D23.com readers may remember that we’ve…

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Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

A Major Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run Milestone—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

The Ridgeway family from Mississippi gets a galactic surprise, and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. makes a big announcement… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run Celebrates its 1 Millionth Rider!

Disneyland park made history when Star Wars: Galaxy’s…

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The Lion King

Be Prepared… with Tickets for The Lion King—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

The Pride Lands get a new soundtrack, and the Avengers assemble once more in theaters… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

The Lion King: Tickets On Sale Now—Plus Soundtrack and TV Special News

The Pride Lands are officially on the horizon now that tickets for The Lion King (directed by…

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