5 Fantastic Things

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

Can you think of a more wonderful way to start the week than by watching The Wonderful World of Disney? This Monday, ABC will broadcast Disney and Pixar’s 2001 classic Monsters, Inc. The next night, the network will air the nail-biting season finale of the freshman drama Big Sky. On Thursday, join us in celebrating the 10th anniversary of Pirates…

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Just Announced: Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt Set Sail in Jungle Cruise on the Summer Cover of Disney twenty-three

By the D23 Team

The summer 2021 issue of Disney twenty-three is making a splash (and if you don’t believe us, you’re in… de-Nile) showcasing Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt in an exclusive wrap-around cover to celebrate the July 30 opening of the rollicking adventure Jungle Cruise. Editor-in-chief Max Lark journeyed to the backside of water, visiting the…

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Monsters at Work

Mindy Kaling Joins the Cast of Monsters At Work on Disney+

By Zach Johnson

The multitalented Mindy Kaling—who voiced Disgust in Inside Out, portrayed Mrs. Who in A Wrinkle Time, and created and starred in the Hulu comedy series The Mindy Project—has joined the hilarious cast of Disney+’s highly anticipated animated series Monsters At Work. Kaling will voice the character Val Little, who is an enthusiastic member of…

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Captain America Civil War

Can You Find These 23s In Disney Movies and Series?

By Jocelyn Buhlman

You probably don’t need to guess what our favorite number is here at D23. Named for the year 1923, when Walt Disney founded The Walt Disney Company, D23 has been celebrating Disney fandom since 2009. Since today is our anniversary, we thought we’d celebrate by pointing out where you can find our favorite number in these Disney films and…

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Floyd Norman

Black History Month Spotlight: Legendary Handprints—Floyd Norman

From the 1950s to today, Floyd Norman’s diverse career, insightful viewpoint, and unflinching honesty have truly made him a Disney Legend.

Floyd worked as an inbetweener and animator on Sleeping BeautyThe Sword in the Stone, and as a story artist on The Jungle Book, along with various animated short projects at the Disney studio in the late 1950s and early…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch this Week

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

Before a new season of The Mandalorian begins on Disney+ this Friday, there’s plenty of other exciting things to watch earlier in the week. It all starts Monday when FXX airs the movie The Darkest Minds, adapted from the dystopian novel of the same name. Then, on Wednesday, the animated film Monsters, Inc. will air on Freeform, followed by the hit…

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What the Walt Disney Archives Staff is Watching on Disney+, Part Two

By The Walt Disney Archives

Last week, we shared some of the Disney+ picks from the Walt Disney Archives Staff. Need more ideas for your watchlist?  The Archives team has selected a few of their favorites, and the reasons behind their picks, to help you make a selection in a pinch. From vintage classics to modern marvels, they’ve got you covered!

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Monsters Inc., Ride & Go Seek!

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Tokyo Disneyland’s Monster’s Inc., Ride & Go Seek!

By Mark Schirmer

Ten years ago, Imagineering Executive Creative Producer Mark Schirmer told Disney twenty-three how he and fellow Imagineers brought their Monsters, Inc. Ride & Go Seek! dark ride to light at Tokyo Disneyland. In honor of the 10-year anniversary of this innovative attraction, we look back at the story Schirmer wrote for the publication.

Our…

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2319 day

Happy 2319 from the D23 Team!

By Justin Arthur

On February 3, 2019 (get it? 2/3/19?), D23 is declaring it 2319 Day, in honor of one of our favorite Monster’s Inc. moments. So break out the snow cones!

Artist Jerrod Maruyama scared up this incredible image to celebrate the day with us. Check out more of his amazing work at the WonderGround Gallery and at the Epcot International Festival of…

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Kingdom Hearts III Opens the Door to the World of Monsters, Inc.

By Jocelyn Buhlman

If you’ve been keeping up with all the magic from D23 Expo Japan 2018, you know that there was a much-anticipated announcement that is very dear to many fans’ hearts. Fans were thrilled when SQUARE ENIX® and Disney announced a new Disney•Pixar world inspired by Monsters, Inc. in Kingdom Hearts III.

Two new trailers were…

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