The Stories Behind the Stories—and Storytellers—of Disney’s LAUNCHPAD

By Beth Deitchman You’ve never met a girl like Val Garcia, the teen at the center of Disney’s LAUNCHPAD short Growing Fangs. Half human and half vampire, Val struggles with her identity and the fear that she’s not “enough” for either of the worlds that she straddles. Disney’s LAUNCHPAD will also introduce you to Gabriel, …

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson This Friday marks the launch of Disney’s LAUNCHPAD, a collection of live-action shorts from a new generation of dynamic storytellers. The next day, FXM will broadcast the comedy film Spy. On Sunday, join us in streaming Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy on Disney+ (just because!) and then watch Ralph Breaks the …

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Fantasy Springs

Tokyo DisneySea’s New Themed Port Concept Model—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter Concept Model for Tokyo DisneySea’s New Themed Port Unveiled Fantastical news from our friends at Tokyo Disneyland Resort: They’ve just unveiled a truly amazing concept model for Fantasy Springs, the new themed port opening at Tokyo DisneySea Park in 2023. This will be the eighth themed port in Tokyo DisneySea, and the …

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