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Everything New You Can Stream on Disney+ in February 2020

By Zach Johnson

Set your streaming plans accordingly! Disney+ has just announced which library and original titles will be available to stream starting in February 2020. From original films (Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made) animated series (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), and unscripted series (Shop Class), to studio films (Toy Story 4) and network television series…

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Short Circuit Is Bringing Magic to Disney+ in 90-Second Stories

By Karina Schink

There are no small ideas. That’s the rather grand and magical thought behind the Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) program Short Circuit, in which anyone currently working at the Studios, whether an animator, character modeler, or developer, can get the opportunity to direct a 90-second animated short. At a recent event at the Studios, WDAS…

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D23 Inside Disney Episode 21 | Behind the Scenes on Designing Characters for The Lion Guard and the new Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures

Duffy’s new friend at debuts at Aulani; Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse kick off Lunar New Year in designer outfits; and Freeform, National Geographic, and Disney+ announce shows for next season. Plus, Jose Zelaya, Walt Disney Television Animation character designer, details his journey from El Salvador to Disney and talks about creating new characters for the…

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Meet Disney+’s Stargirl and Hear from the Cast—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Disney+ welcomes a kind and quirky new character, and Frozen on Broadway welcomes several new cast members… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

We’re Wishing Upon This Stargirl First-Look Trailer and Cast Interviews…
Based on the critically acclaimed New York Times best-selling young adult…

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Gina Rodriguez Celebrates Girl Power with Diary of a Future President

By Zach Johnson

Elena Cañero-Reed’s journey to the Oval Office begins in middle school.

That’s the premise of the new Disney+ series Diary of a Future President (now streaming). Told from the narration of her diary, the series follows 12-year-old Cuban-American Elena (Tess Romero) as she navigates the ups and downs of middle school in the Miami suburbs,…

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Meet the Cast of Stargirl on Disney+

By Bruce C. Steele

For Stargirl—a Disney+ movie coming in March that celebrates the joys of being different, set in an Arizona high school—it was imperative that director Julia Hart and her team put together a youthful cast that underscores a lesson in diversity with the sheer range of their talents and backgrounds.

A D23 visit to the movie’s freezing-cold…

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Don’t Miss These Incredible New Trailers—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Take a first look at several much-anticipated films, including Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made, and check out some breaking Sam Eagle news… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Meet Your New Fave Detective in Disney+’s Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Coming to Disney+ in just a few weeks…

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High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ Playmaker Tim Federle Tells All About the Can’t-Miss Season Finale

By Beth Deitchman

It was truly the start of something new. Debuting on Disney+ at launch, in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series—shot at the real-life high school where the original High School Musical DCOM was filmed—Disney fans found what we’ve been looking for. Over the course of the documentary-style High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’…

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D23 Inside Disney Episode 19 | The Stars of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

D23’s “Fantastic” new Gold Member gift, Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure (and Gucci!), new shows and movies coming to Disney+, and Sam the Eagle’s regal BBQ. Plus, Olivia Rodrigo and Joshua Bassett, the stars of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, talk about their epic season finale, Disneyland favorites, and what musical they hope to do…

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