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 branches…

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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,…

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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 in…

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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; helmed by Kon-Tiki’s Espen…

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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…

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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 Disney Legends…

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Mickey Mouse at D23 EXPO

Eleven of Our Favorite D23 Expo Moments

In March 2009, Disney Chairman and CEO Robert Iger introduced D23: The Official Disney Fan Club and the then-upcoming D23 Expo 2009 in grand style on ABC’s hit daytime talk show The View. Flanked by hosts Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd, and Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who were on location at the Disney Studio lot in Burbank, Calif., to film the…

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A Star for Jerry Bruckheimer

Jerry Bruckheimer, whose blockbuster films include Pirates of the Caribbean, Prince of Persia, and the upcoming adventure The Lone Ranger, was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California. Stars Johnny Depp and Tom Cruise stopped by to join the festivities on Monday, June 24.

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photo of Patrick Warburton in recording studio behind microphone holding script

Lights! Camera! Attraction!

“Getting to be a part of a ride at Walt Disney World has been one of the most special opportunities that I have been granted while working in the industry,” says Patrick Warburton.

Snow White, Dumbo, and Mr. Toad were on hand that day, Davy Crockett star Fess Parker led the parade and the Mouseketeers made their debut

On the opening day of Disneyland on July 17,…

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