Ultimate Princess Celebration

JUST ANNOUNCED: Disney Kicks Off Global Ultimate Princess Celebration

By Beth Deitchman

It’s a celebration befitting Disney royalty, and everyone is invited!

The Walt Disney Company today announced the launch of the Ultimate Princess Celebration, a yearlong event spotlighting the courage and kindness these Disney heroines inspire in fans all around the world. From Cinderella’s generosity and Belle’s ingenuity to Mulan’s…

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EXCLUSIVE: Out-Of-This-World Images from The Art of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

By the D23 Team

Lightspeed to gorgeous art! Hitting shelves tomorrow, April 27, The Art of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge by Amy Ratcliffe takes fans inside the Star Wars-themed lands at Disneyland park and Disney Hollywood Studios. The book features hundreds of full-color concept artworks, sketches, blueprints, photographs, and more, providing insight on how Walt…

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Hello Cruel Heart

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from Hello, Cruel Heart, A New Original Novel Exploring Cruella’s Teenage Years

By the D23 Team

Before she became Cruella—the iconic Disney villain we love to hate—she was Estella, a 16-year-old girl with big dreams in swinging London, 1967. Her life of petty crime turns into glitz and glamor in this original novel by author Maureen Johnson. Can Estella keep up with the fast lives of the rich and famous, or will she face the price of a…

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Twisted Tales

Discover Megara’s Heroic Journey in this Excerpt from Go the Distance: A Twisted Tale

By The D23 Team

What is the measure of a true hero? In the Disney animated film Hercules, the titular character strives to discover just that, ultimately achieving true hero status but turning away his chance to live as a god on Mt. Olympus so he can be with the woman he loves. But what if he had accepted the offer to become a full Greek god? In Go the Distance: A…

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Twisted Tales

This Twisted Tales Author Q&A Really Goes the Distance

By The D23 Team

Audiences have never forgotten Megara (better known as Meg)—the hilarious maverick in Disney’s Hercules who, after some captivating trials and tribulations, discovers true love with her “wonder boy” and restored god Herc. By the end of that 1997 animated hit, all seemed right with the world… that is, until Hercules’ father, Zeus, makes a…

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the mouse watch

EXCLUSIVE: Return to the World of Chip ’n’ Dale Rescue Rangers in an All-New Book

By the D23 Team

Fans of the Rescue Rangers, meet the Mouse Watch. Under the direction of mouse inventor/all-around genius Gadget Hackwrench, exceptional mice work together as a team to solve BIG problems using SMALL gadgets. Their mission: Save the world from an evil plot orchestrated by the Rogue Animal Thieves Society (R.A.T.S.). Want to know what happens next?…

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rebel rose book

EXCLUSIVE: Cover Reveal and Q&A for a New Book Reimagining Beauty and the Beast

By Jocelyn Buhlman

We all know the tale as old as time, but what happens after “happily ever after”? The new book, Queen’s Council: Rebel Rose aims to answer just that. The first book in The Queen’s Council series, an empowering fairy tale reimagining of the Disney Princesses—and the real history behind their stories, Rebel Rose tells the story of what…

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they drew as they pleased book

EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Historian Didier Ghez on the Hidden Art of Disney Animation

By the D23 Team

Since 2015, historian Didier Ghez has been shining a light on the art and animators of The Walt Disney Studios in his book series, They Drew as They Pleased. This ambitious project documenting the history of Disney animation uncovered a trove of previously unpublished artwork, history, and anecdotes that give an unprecedented view into how the films,…

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