Cooking up Magic at Home

Every Way to Celebrate the Holidays Virtually with Disney

By Jocelyn Buhlman

The holiday season is here, and with it the celebration of traditions new and old—and for us at D23, that usually means adding some extra Disney magic while we deck the halls. If you’re looking for some extra pixie dust during your at-home celebrations, look no further! We’ve rounded up all the ways you can get holly and jolly the Disney…

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5 Fantastic Things

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

This weekend is filled with magic and mystery! Disney Channel will debut two can’t-miss holiday specials, beginning Friday with Disney Holiday Magic Quest and continuing Sunday with Challenge Accepted! Disney Channel’s Epic Holiday Showdown. Also on Friday, Disney+ will make Anastasia available to stream, while Hulu will premiere the complete…

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Godmothered

7 Spellbinding Stories from the Cast of the Disney+ Original Godmothered

By Beth Deitchman

Disney’s Godmothered is a holiday wish-come-true for anyone with a penchant for fairy tales with a modern twist, hilarious comedies that star talented and wickedly funny actors, and a super-sized sprinkling of Disney magic. The Disney+ original film debuting Friday, December 4, stars Jillian Bell as Eleanor, a fairy godmother-in-training who is…

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How Pixar’s Soul Celebrates and Represents Black Culture

By Zach Johnson

The themes in Disney and Pixar’s upcoming film Soul may be universal, but they are explored through the singular experiences of one man: Joe Gardner (voice of Jamie Foxx). Since Joe is the animation studio’s first Black lead, director Pete Docter, co-director Kemp Powers, and producer Dana Murray made it their mission to ensure Joe’s story is…

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Black Beauty

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

Get into the holiday spirit when ABC airs the classic television special Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town on Friday. That same day, Disney+ will premiere Black Beauty and add Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day to its library. Also on Friday, FX will broadcast a Day After Thanksgiving Family Movie Marathon” featuring a…

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A Wrinkle in Time

The Wonderful Worlds of Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time

By Melissa Pankuch, Walt Disney Archives

Adapted from the 1962 novel written by Madeleine L’Engle, Disney’s 2018 film A Wrinkle in Time takes teenager Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and friend Calvin to fantastical worlds in search for Meg’s missing father. Led by a trio known as the Mrs.’s – Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which – the…

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Season’s Streamings with Disney+ Holiday Content

By the D23 Team

We’ve arrived—by one-horse open sleigh, natch—at our second holiday season with the fabulous fun and frolic that is Disney+, the streaming service that has gifted the world with The Mandalorian; the incredible filmed version of Broadway’s Hamilton; High School Musical: The Musical: The Series; and so, so much more. And to make things merry…

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The Films of Ron & John on Disney+

The Films of Ron & John on Disney+

By Courtney Potter

On November 25, 1992, audiences first met a smart, scrappy street rat; a headstrong yet kind princess; and a Genie with a hilariously kinetic energy that could probably be seen from space. Take those characters, mix in some ultra-memorable songs from the likes of Disney Legends Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Sir Tim Rice, and you get Disney’s…

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Black Beauty

Mackenzie Foy Reveals how the Disney+ Original Black Beauty—and the Film’s Equine Cast—Changed her Life

By Beth Deitchman

A moving and powerful friendship is at the heart of the Disney+ Original Black Beauty, a modern reimagining of the iconic novel by Anna Sewell, which arrives on Disney+ on Friday, November 27. The brand-new film tells the story of Jo Green, a 17-year-old girl who has recently lost both of her parents, and a mustang that has also been separated from…

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Doc McStuffins

New Doc McStuffins TV Special—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Doc McStuffins TV Special Coming December 4 to Disney Junior
Are you ready to learn once more with the ever-adorable Doc McStuffins? The popular Disney Junior series is returning with a brand-new TV special, premiering Friday, December 4 (7:30 p.m. EST/PST), on Disney Junior; called “The Doc is In,” the special features the beloved animated…

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