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First Look at Disney+’s The One and Only Ivan—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

The One and Only Ivan: Coming to Disney+ Next Month

Mark those calendars—there’s another sure-to-be-delightful, brand-new film coming to Disney+ in just a few weeks’ time! Based on the award-winning book by Katherine Applegate, The One and Only Ivan is an unforgettable tale about the beauty of friendship, the power of visualization,…

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The Musical Theater Fan’s Guide to Disney+

By the D23 Team

“Curtain up! Light the lights!” Longtime readers of D23 may have caught on that we’re big fans of musical theater ’round these parts. (Especially the incredible shows created by our pals over at Disney Theatrical Group.) With Disney+ now delighting viewers around the world—and with the Broadway mega-hit Hamilton premiering on Friday, July…

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Hamilton Comes to Disney+ This Weekend—Here’s Everything You Need to Know

By Beth Deitchman

“This is the best-rehearsed movie in the history of movies, as each performer has performed their role hundreds of times. No one has had this seat in the house… it is better than the best seat in the house,” says Lin-Manuel Miranda of the filmed version of Hamilton launching this Friday, July 3, on Disney+.

Unlike any musical that came…

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7 Times Lin-Manuel Miranda Joined the Worlds of Disney

By the D23 Team

Can you feel it? The air is astoundingly abundant with anticipation… for in just a few days’ time, one of Broadway’s biggest-ever hits is coming to Disney+! Yes, the sure-to-be-stunning filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony® Award-winning Hamilton is debuting on the streaming service on Friday, July 3. (Are we already planning some…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

What will you be watching this week? We plan to beat the heat this Tuesday, as National Geographic will present two specials centered on Mount Everest. Later in the week, Chris Harrison will make a tee-rific appearance on ABC’s Holey Moley II: The Sequel. We’ll round out the week with the premiere of the award-winning Broadway stage musical…

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Nifty New Muppets Now Trailer from Disney+—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Muppets Now: Mirth, Madness, and Merry Mayhem Coming to Disney+!

As unabashed Muppet fans, we nearly went apoplectic when the first trailer for Muppets Now dropped earlier this week, thanks to our pals over at Disney+. If you haven’t already taken a gander, delight in the clip, above.

In their first-ever unscripted series, the Muppets…

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Watch the Trailer for Hamilton, Streaming Exclusively on Disney+

By the D23 Team

We only have to wait for it a little bit longer—on July 3, the Tony Award®- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Hamilton will debut on Disney+. An unforgettable cinematic stage performance, the filmed version of the original Broadway production of Hamilton combines the best elements of live theater, film and streaming to bring the cultural…

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Go Behind the Scenes of Frozen 2 with Disney+—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter
Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 Coming to Disney+ in June
Picture it: The world premiere of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen 2 is looming, and the filmmakers, artists, songwriters, and cast are fantastically busy readying the film for audiences around the world. Ever wonder what that incredible process is really like? Wonder no more when…

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Hamilton Arrives on Disney+ This July

By the D23 Team

Shout it to the rooftops! Today, The Walt Disney Company, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeffrey Seller, and Thomas Kail announced that Hamilton, the 11-time-Tony Award®-, GRAMMY Award®-, Olivier Award-, and Pulitzer Prize-winning stage musical is coming to Disney+ on July 3, 2020. The streaming service is fast tracking the premiere of the filmed version of…

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