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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Moana

8 Important Life Lessons We’ve Learned from Disney Mothers

By Megan Deppe

There’s no one in your life who knows and loves you quite like your mother does. She’s been there since the day you were born, and she began sharing her wisdom with you long before you first headed off to school. To celebrate Mother’s Day, we’ve rounded up some of the powerful lessons that Disney mothers (and grandmothers) have taught us…

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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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disney fantasy football

Our Fantasy Disney Football Dream Team

By Megan Deppe

From first down to touchdown, there’s nothing quite like gathering in front of the TV with endless snacks to watch two football teams battle it out for the ultimate title. While we’re pondering our pick for the big game title, we can’t help but think about what a Disney football team might look like. We’ve gone through the roster to find…

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Hobbies

Find Your Next Hobby in These 11 Favorite Disney Films

By Megan Deppe

The start to a new year is always a great opportunity to try something new. Whether you’re in search of an activity to fill your time or you want to expand your horizons, you don’t need to look any further for inspiration than classic Disney films. Many of your favorite characters have amazing hobbies, and you can try them all!

1. Archery…

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Moana

13 Disney Songs to Inspire Your Best Year Yet

By Megan Deppe

As the year draws to a close, you’re probably getting excited to make big changes for 2018. You’re compiling New Year’s resolutions, stocking up on healthy foods, and maybe even planning a huge life change, like moving to a new state or starting a new job. Sometimes going through major changes can be scary and you look for ways to keep up your…

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Olaf's Frozen Adventure

5 Amazing Easter Eggs in Olaf’s Frozen Adventure

By Courtney Potter

The holly-jolly featurette Olaf’s Frozen Adventure found the merriest snowman on the planet (voice of Josh Gad) searching high and low in Arendelle for the perfect holiday tradition to pass along to his best friends, Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) and Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel).

Besides the gorgeous visuals, the nifty songs, and the chance to…

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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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