Beauty and the Beast

Peek into Live-Action Beauty and the Beast—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter Brand-New Trailer for Disney’s Live-Action Beauty and the Beast It’s a tale as old as time, a song as old as rhyme… and it’s coming to the big screen as a live-action adaptation! Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, directed by Bill Condon, doesn’t waltz into a cinema near you until next spring—but …

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Shanghai Disneyland

6 Stunning Photos from Shanghai Disneyland at Night

By Nicole Nalty There’s something extra magical about Disney Parks after dark—in fact, it’s so magical, our friends at the Disney Parks Blog have a whole series on it (check out the latest Disney Parks After Dark here). While we’ve seen many beautiful images of Disney’s newest park during the day, we wanted to take …

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Dead Man's Chest from Pirates of the Caribbean

23 Disney Details You Will Love at Shanghai Disney Resort

by Jeffrey Epstein Shanghai Disney Resort is truly larger than life. From the dazzling Enchanted Storybook Castle (the largest castle in any Disney park) and the imposing Roaring Mountain (home to the beastly Q’aráq) with its gushing waterfalls, to the heart-stopping TRON Lightcycle Power Run and spectacular Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for the Sunken …

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Steamboat Willie Fountain

Keep Cool with 9 Favorite Disney Fountains

By Courtney Potter There’s no shortage of memorable views inside a Disney Park—from the attractions to the shows to the characters, there’s something amazing around every corner. So it stands to reason that Disney would create some of the most spectacular fountains anywhere! These water features can be found at Disney Parks and Resorts all …

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Shanghai Disneyland castle at night

The Many Stories of Shanghai Disneyland’s Enchanted Storybook Castle

By Nicole Nalty Faith, trust and pixie dust are just part of the magical combination that brought the largest Disney castle in history so enchantingly to life at Shanghai Disneyland. Enchanted Storybook Castle represents many firsts for a Disney Parks castle: it is the first to celebrate each of the Disney Princesses, the first to …

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Fireworks at Shanghai Disneyland

Day 3: Shanghai Disney Resort – A Fan’s Eye View

By Jeffrey Epstein D23 is celebrating the opening of Shanghai Disney Resort and bringing you along with us on an exclusive tour of this breathtaking new resort! Our final installment takes you to infinity and beyond in Shanghai Disneyland’s Tomorrowland and includes a special look at the Grand Opening ceremony of Shanghai Disney Resort. For the …

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Grand Opening Moment at Shanghai Disneyland

5 Magical Moments from the Opening of Shanghai Disney Resort

By Beth Deitchman A little fall of rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of those who gathered before Shanghai Disney Resort’s Enchanted Storybook Castle for the grand opening of Disney’s newest theme park and its first resort in mainland China. In fact, Vice Premier of China Wang Yang joked that the drizzle was a sign of …

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Soarin' over the Great Wall of China

The Technology of Soarin’ Around the World

By Jim Frye The fan-favorite attraction Soarin’ Over California has gotten a brand-new, high-tech upgrade; new locations; and a whole new theme in preparation for its spectacular premiere at Shanghai Disney Resort. Back in 2001, Soarin’ Over California opened with the most state-of-the-art equipment available, using high-definition film projection, dimensional sounds, scents, and more. But …

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Day 2: Shanghai Disney Resort – A Fan’s Eye View

By Jeffrey Epstein D23 is celebrating the opening of Shanghai Disney Resort and bringing you along with us on an exclusive tour of this breathtaking new resort! Our second installment takes you into Shanghai Disneyland through Mickey Avenue, Treasure Cove, Fantasyland, and more. For the first installment, featuring the Shanghai Disney Resort hotels and Disneytown, …

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