news briefs 5/29

Maleficent II and Disneyland Paris’ Mouse Party—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

The story of Maleficent and Princess Aurora continues, and there’s a new TV spot for Ant-Man and The Wasp… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

The Fairy Tale Continues: Maleficent II Goes into Production

In 2014, audiences learned the unique origin story of Sleeping Beauty’s eerily…

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Mystic Point

Must-See Photos of Mystic Point at Hong Kong Disneyland

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Lord Henry Mystic was deep in his adventures when he rescued an adorable monkey from the web of a monstrous spider. Instantly smitten with the peculiar primate, Henry decided to remain in this tropical locale with his new companion, who he named Albert. Thanks to that bond between man and monkey, Mystic Point was born.

This popular location at…

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Disney Parks announcements from D23 Expo Japan 2018

Breaking News About Disney Parks and Resorts from D23 Expo Japan 2018

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Super (Hero) surprises, sneak peeks from a far-off galaxy, and a “Year of Pixar.” Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek just shared with guests at D23 Expo Japan 2018 exciting updates and new details about these and more experiences coming to every Disney theme park all around the globe. Fans can look forward to reimagined…

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D23 Expo Japan 2018

FULL RECAP: D23 Expo Japan 2018 Delights Fans with Disney Magic

By Jeffrey Epstein

Day Three Brings D23 Expo Japan to an Unforgettable Finish

Day three of D23 Expo Japan continued the cascade of the pixie dust that fell upon Tokyo Disney Resort over the long weekend in Japan.

The day opened with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek taking to the Maihama Amphitheater stage to outline some of the thrilling…

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Peter Pan

Fly Around Disney Parks with Peter Pan

By Megan Deppe

Faith, trust, and a little bit of pixie dust was all it took for audiences to fall in love with the boy from Never Land who didn’t want to grow up. Peter Pan has been one of Disney’s most beloved characters for years, both on screen and in Disney parks. Here are some of the many ways that Peter and his faithful companion, Tinker Bell, spread…

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Disney Year in Review

Every Epic Disney Thing that Happened in 2017

By D23 Team

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back at some of the most magical Disney memories from this past year. We experienced brand-new immersive attractions at Disney parks around the world, and we were thrilled by blockbuster feature debuts at multiplexes close to home. The last 12 months were marked by milestone anniversaries, and a…

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14 New Experiences Coming to Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

By D23 Team

Who doesn’t love a good gift? Our friends at the Disney Parks Blog gave Disney fans several last week with their first-ever 12 Days of Disney Parks Christmas event. In case you missed it, here’s what you can look forward to at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts around the world!

Pixar Play Parade is making its way to Disneyland park in 2018, with…

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Tokyo Holidays

It’s a Jolly Holiday Around the World at Disney Parks

By Courtney Potter

Break out the cocoa and switch on the twinkly lights—it’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays are just around the river bend, and the good folks at Disney parks and resorts across the globe have some truly merry magic in store. From celebrating with Mater’s new Jingle Jamboree over at Disney California Adventure’s Cars Land,…

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