Jack Sparrow and Angelica

Did You Know? 5 Pillaged Tales about Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

By Courtney Potter Ahoy, mateys! We’ve got an anniversary on our hands: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides—the fourth installment of the hugely successful Pirates film franchise—sailed into theaters on May 20, 2011… Once again starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow and Geoffrey Rush as Captain Barbosa, On Stranger Tides added some new …

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The BFG

Prepare to Meet The BFG—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter Sophie’s Adventures with The BFG in New Trailer “Hold your breath, cross your fingers, here we go!” Roald Dahl’s epic tale The BFG comes to life this summer, courtesy of legendary director Steven Spielberg… and we’ve got a brand-new trailer to (re)whet our whistle, above. Disney’s The BFG tells the über-imaginative, colorful …

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D23 favorite moments

Fan-Favorite Moments for D23’s Seventh Anniversary

Happy Seventh anniversary, D23! As of today—March 10, 2016—it’s been seven fabulous years since The Official Disney Fan Club became a part of the Disney family, and we’ve asked fans to vote on their favorite moments throughout the history of D23. Whether it’s attending a classic movie screening event, receiving the beautiful Disney twenty-three publication …

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Talk Like a Pirate Day with Pirates of the Caribbean

“Avast there! It be too late to alter course, mateys!” International Talk Like a Pirate Day is upon us once again—which feels like the perfect time to reflect on one of Disney’s legendary movie franchises, Pirates of the Caribbean! The fifth installment, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, is already in production; …

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Johnny Depp

A teen heartthrob who then became one of the biggest movie stars in the world star, Johnny Depp is a rarity among actors, willing and able to mix swashbuckling leading-man performances with eccentric character roles. Perhaps best known among these parts is the internationally-beloved Captain Jack Sparrow of the Pirates of the Caribbean films. Nothing, …

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23 Coolest Moments at D23 EXPO 2015!

Outside the thermometer soared to triple digits. But inside the Anaheim Convention Center at D23 EXPO 2015 it was super cool—with a bevy of A-List celebrities, hear-it-here-first announcements, unforgettable musical performances, a pulsating show floor, and, well, plenty of other fandemonium on hand to render the August heat wave defenseless against the cool stuff unfolding …

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The Stuff of (Disney) Legends at D23 EXPO 2015

Thousands of Disney’s most loyal and passionate fans headed to Hall D23 this morning at the Anaheim Convention Center to watch as The Walt Disney Company honored the eight—make that nine!—newest inductees into the prestigious circle of Disney Legends. Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger hosted this historic event, which marked the fourth time the …

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