Disney transportation

Vacuums, Beds, Hats, Oh My! These Disney Icons Traveled in Style

By Karina Schink We all know that getting around isn’t always the easiest of tasks, and sometimes you wish you had just a sprinkle of pixie dust to make it a bit easier. Well, we can all take a page out of the books of these ingenious Disney characters who found, let’s say, some unique …

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news briefs 8/23

Mickey Mouse, DuckTales, and Halloween Fun—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter Get ready to celebrate #Mickey90 in a big way; a mysterious DuckTales character returns; and cool new Halloween merchandise has materialized… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs! ICYMI: New Exhibit and Experiences Celebrate 90 Years of Mickey Mouse In just a few months’ time, …

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2018 D23 Calendar of Events

D23’s Lineup of Events for 2018

In 2018, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club brings a new roster of events for fans around the country to enjoy. Click here to get more details on upcoming events. Check out our 10 helpful tips for D23 events. Event calendar: DATE D23 EVENT CALENDAR: LOCATION Jan 12 Lunch with a Disney Legend — Bob …

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Descendants 2

5 Disney Villain Kids We’d Love to See in Descendants

By Jocelyn Buhlman Could you imagine a world where Disney Villains aren’t just real, but have families full of feisty troublemakers running loose on an enchanted island? Who would you want to meet? Who wouldn’t you want to meet? Descendants 2, premiering on Disney Channel, ABC, Disney XD, Freeform, Lifetime and Lifetime Movies on July …

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Treats by the Disney Archives

Inside a Halloween “Treat from the Walt Disney Archives”

By Justin Arthur Each Halloween, all manner of ghosts and ghouls assemble at The Walt Disney Studios lot for a spooktacular soiree, but this year, something new has materialized. For the first time, the Walt Disney Archives is presenting an immersive Halloween-themed exhibit exclusively for employees of The Walt Disney Company and their “loved ones.” …

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Creepy Disney characters

13 Disney Characters that Make Our Spines Tingle

By Courtney Potter When you think of Disney, what comes to mind? Well, if you’re anything like us, it’s laughter… heart… and a whole lot of “happily ever after.” But sometimes we forget there can be a spookier side to all things Disney. Halloween is the perfect time of year to remember some of the …

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Hocus Pocus

Everything You Need to Watch During Freeform’s 13 Nights of Halloween

By Jocelyn Buhlman Freeform prepares to cast a spell on you with its 18th annual 13 Nights of Halloween celebration, running from Wednesday, October 19, 2016 through Monday, October 31, 2016. The chilling countdown to Halloween starts with a night of classics and The Nightmare Before Christmas and the network television premiere of R.L. Stine’s …

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Beauty and the Beast as told by emoji

Beauty and the Beast Gets the Emoji Treatment—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter See Belle, Gaston, and the Beast in New As Told By Emoji Here at D23, we’ve just begun our huge, amazing, full of delicious “grey stuff” Fanniversary, themed after Beauty and the Beast’s 25th jubilee… and they’re celebrating Belle and the Beast’s big 2-5 over at Disney Interactive as well! Case in …

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Garry Marshall

Remembering Garry Marshall

By Beth Deitchman Today movie and TV fans are mourning the loss of iconic director, writer, and producer Garry Marshall, whose credits for Disney include Pretty Woman, The Princess Diaries, and Beaches. Marshall passed away yesterday, July 19, in Burbank, California, at the age of 81. “Garry Marshall was an original, with an incredible knack …

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Disney Ghosts: Our Frightful Favorites

The crypt doors are creaking and the tombstones are quaking, which only means one thing … grim-grinning ghosts are soon to socialize! With Halloween just around the corner, we went hunting for all manner of Disney ghosts, ghouls, and goblins. But these particular spirits are not-so-scary—they’re more likely to make you laugh, or even offer …

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ABC Family’s “13 Nights of Halloween” Schedule for October 2015

NOTE: To see the 2016 line-up, click here. Second to umpteen rides through Haunted Mansion Holiday at Disneyland Resort, nothing puts us in the Halloween spirit better than grabbing a handful (or six) of candy corn and curling up on the couch to watch our favorite frightening films. For the 17th year, our friends at …

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Celebrating Disney Characters Who Are Mad as Hatters

Today is a very, very special day. Why, you ask? Well, odds are, it’s your un-birthday—it’s most-assuredly ours! But October 6 is also Mad Hatter Day, the day we celebrate Alice In Wonderland’s eccentric, chapeau-wearing tea party host. We’re definitely raising a cup of tea to the Mad Hatter himself today, but we thought this …

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Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular

“Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular”: The Inside Scoop

By Courtney Potter Catch Hocus Pocus on Freeform during their “31 Nights of Halloween,” October 1-31. “Come little children, the time’s come to play!” Disney’s Hocus Pocus, starring Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker, has attained near-mythic pop culture status since its big screen debut in July 1993. Directed by Kenny Ortega (High School Musical), …

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Saunderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus

Tricks and Insider Treats From Disney’s Hocus Pocus

By Jim Fanning What says “Halloween” better than a witch flying on a broomstick through a moonlit sky? How about three witches—one riding a broom, another a mop, and a third flying… a vacuum cleaner? And when these kooky witches are played by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy in a movie named Hocus …

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