Ultimate Princess Celebration

JUST ANNOUNCED: Disney Kicks Off Global Ultimate Princess Celebration

By Beth Deitchman It’s a celebration befitting Disney royalty, and everyone is invited! The Walt Disney Company today announced the launch of the Ultimate Princess Celebration, a yearlong event spotlighting the courage and kindness these Disney heroines inspire in fans all around the world. From Cinderella’s generosity and Belle’s ingenuity to Mulan’s selflessness and Moana’s …

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2021 Oscars

The Walt Disney Company Earns 15 Oscar® Nominations

By Zach Johnson Get ready to roll out the red carpet! Nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards® were announced earlier this morning, with The Walt Disney Company receiving 15 in total. Nomadland leads the pack with six nods; the feature films Soul, Mulan, The One and Only Ivan, Onward, and The United States vs. Billie …

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march hare dragons

Meet the Dazzling Dragons of the 2021 D23 March Hare Mania Bracket

By Jocelyn Buhlman These fearsome firebreathers are classic characters in Disney stories—and now we’re putting them to the test against another set of rambunctious reptiles: Dragons! This year’s D23 March Hare Mania bracket asks you to vote for your favorite Disney dinos and dragons to see who will reign supreme. Is your voting decision-making process …

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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 Beauty, The 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 …

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Every Epic Moment from disney plus

Every Epic Moment from the First Year of Disney+

By Jocelyn Buhlman Today, we’re celebrating the year anniversary of a moment streams are made of: The launch of Disney+! Disney’s first-ever direct-to-consumer streaming service is celebrating its inaugural year—and what a year it has been! From the can’t-miss original series to epic movie debuts, every moment has had something special for Disney fans of …

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D23 Inside Disney Episode 56 | Jamie Chung Previews The New Season of Big Hero Six The Series

Baby giraffe born at Animal Kingdom, Coca-Cola x Walt Disney World Resort Collection debuts, exciting changes coming to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, mural pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman at Downtown Disney, Aulani Resort to begin a phased re-opening, Marvel Studios Phase Four release dates, Disney+ launches a co-viewing feature, first-look trailer for Marvel’s 616, casting is set …

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mulan merch

All the Mulan Merch You Need to Channel Your Inner Hero

By the D23 Team This past weekend, we discovered the heroic tale of Mulan when the film debuted for Premier Access on Disney+. Whether you’re planning a movie night to watch the film for the first time, or hitting “start” on your most recent rewatch, we’ve rounded up some accessories, toys, and more from shopDisney that …

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mulan costumes

Inside Mulan’s Costume Design with Bina Daigeler

By Courtney Potter With epic scope and significance, Disney’s Mulan tells the story of a fearless young woman who risks everything out of love for her family—and her country—to become one of the greatest warriors China has ever known. As with any film of such heroic scale, the design seen on screen is of utmost …

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watch this week 8/31

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson Let’s get down to business: Starting this Friday, you can watch the sprawling live-action adventure Mulan on Disney+ and select platforms with Premier Access ($29.99)… before it’s available to all Disney+ subscribers! That same day, Disney+ will debut the original Disney+ series Earth to Ned. Other highlights for the week include Deadpool …

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Meet the Characters of Disney’s Mulan

By the D23 Team We’re only a few days away from the much-anticipated debut of Disney’s Mulan, a Disney+ Premier Access offering—which means it’s the perfect time to meet (or reintroduce ourselves to!) the characters we’ll see in this epic live-action adventure. Mulan (Yifei Liu) Much like the character in the beloved original animated film, …

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Reflecting on Mulan with Director Niki Caro and Star Yifei Liu

By Courtney Potter It’s a story for the ages… a fearless young woman risks everything, out of love for both her family and for her country, to become one of the greatest warriors China has ever known. Acclaimed filmmaker Niki Caro (Whale Rider; McFarland, USA) brings this awe-inspiring tale to life in Disney’s Mulan, set …

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'90s merch

Throwback to the ’90s with This Classic Disney Merch

By the D23 Team We’re gearing up to blast to the past with “D23 Presents: ’90s Throwback with DCappella” event, so we thought why not look the part, too? Pulling inspiration from some iconic ’90s Disney films, we’ve put together a totally rad collection of merch from shopDisney. Check it out! Hercules Movie Poster Tee …

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Mulan premiere

The World Premiere of Mulan Celebrates a Timeless Tale

By Zach Johnson China’s greatest warrior brought honor to us all Monday at the world premiere of Mulan. All eyes were on Yifei Liu, who stars as Hua Mulan in the live-action adventure from The Walt Disney Studios, as she arrived on the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The Chinese actress was …

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Meet Mulan’s New Nemesis

By Bruce C. Steele In Disney’s new Mulan, Böri Khan may not be quite the hulking villain that Shan-Yu was in the 1998 animated classic, but actor Jason Scott Lee wants to make sure you know: “He’s a cold-hearted warrior.” With a fiercely scarred face, black leather clothing worthy of the meanest biker, and a …

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See How Mulan’s Epic Stunts Come to Life—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter Get a behind-the-scenes look at Disney’s next live-action adventure, and read up on the just-announced Season 5 of Disney Channel’s BUNK’D… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs! In celebration of Disney’s Mulan coming to theaters in just a few weeks’ time, The Walt Disney …

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Mulan Rides Again

By Bruce C. Steele Nothing sets the new live-action Mulan apart from Disney’s classic 1998 animated feature quite like the sight of dozens of horses in action during the filming of a battle scene. Animated horses require just pen and ink, with perhaps a CG assist, but real horses need 24-hour care, tons of feed, and dozens …

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Mulan and Zombies 2

New Mulan Trailer and a ZOMBIES 2 AWOO Challenge—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter See Mulan in action, and prepare to channel your inner werewolf this weekend… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs! Let’s Reflect On This Brand-New Mulan Trailer and Character Posters We’ve been waiting with bated breath, and now it’s almost here—Disney’s live-action adventure Mulan will …

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news briefs 8/15

Live-Action Mulan Now in Production—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter Liu Yifei will portray Hua Mulan in the new version of Disney’s 1998 animated hit, and two fan-fave actors join the cast of Disney Channel’s live-action Kim Possible movie… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs! Live-Action Mulan Now in Production; Set to Bring Honor …

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Ming-Na Wen

D23 Fab Five: Ming-Na Wen Shares Her Top Disney Heroines

By Jeffrey Epstein From Mulan to Agent Melinda May, Ming-Na Wen has a rich history of playing fierce warriors. In celebration of Mulan’s 20th anniversary, we asked her to name her top five “kick-butt” Disney characters. Princess Leia “Similar to Mulan, she followed her own heart and believed in herself. She’s truly just a soldier, …

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Cri-kee from Mulan

9 Disney Good Luck Charms to Keep in Mind on Saint Patrick’s Day

By Megan Deppe Even the most thrilling adventures benefit from a little good fortune, and Disney movies abound with good luck charms that have given our heroes an extra boost on their journeys. With Saint Patrick’s Day just around the corner, you may want to seek out one of these talismans (to pair with your …

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March Hare Mania Disney Songs

Test Your Disney Song Knowledge with Our Disney Track Trivia Quiz

By Jocelyn Buhlman The March Hare Mania: #D23TrackBracket voting is now open, but after you help choose which Disney song reigns supreme, why not test your knowledge? We know that D23 fans are some of the biggest Disney fanatics out there, and our last Trivia Quiz had you asking for more! Are you ready to …

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disney soulmate quiz

Who’s Your Disney Soulmate?

By Jocelyn Buhlman Love and Disney go hand-in-hand, from signature romantic songs from your favorite movies to wearing matching shirts with your sweetie at your favorite Disney park. It’s only natural that Disney fans might imagine what it would be like to live a Disney romance with their favorite character. Whether you’re ballroom dancing with …

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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 …

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