Star Wars Resistance - iris

Star Wars Resistance Soars to New Heights—and Adventures in Season Two

By Savannah Salazar

“The sky’s the limit for season two.”

Dressed in a deep purple blazer over a Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back shirt, Suzie McGrath, the voice of Tam Ryvora, beams with excitement as she talks to us about the upcoming final season of Star Wars Resistance, including what lies ahead for Tam and the rest of Team Fireball after the rousing…

See more
International Women's Day

Celebrate International Women’s Day with These Quotes from Inspiring Disney Women

By Megan Deppe

International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8, celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around the globe. It’s also a perfect opportunity to acknowledge the strong women of Disney who have inspired us over the years and motivated us to become the best versions of ourselves. In honor of today’s…

See more
guardians 2 the last jedi

Oscar Noms and Downtown Disney Updates—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Disney gets 10 nods from the Academy, and the Parrs are joined by some newbies in Incredibles 2… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Congratulations to Disney’s Academy Award® Nominees!
We’re smack in the middle of awards season, and the nominees for the biggest awards of the year were just…

See more
jiminy - disney mentors

12 Disney Mentors Who Inspire Us to Greatness

By Megan Deppe

Walt Disney once said, “Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children,” and entertainment that inspires both children and adults is part of his enduring legacy. So many beloved Disney films have featured mentors who’ve taught their mentees—and us!—very important lessons. After all, where would Hercules be if Phil hadn’t taught…

See more
Star Wars Rebels

5 Things that Make Star Wars Rebels a Great Star Wars Story According to Dave Filoni

By Jocelyn Buhlman

We’re celebrating five years of the thrilling adventures of Ezra Bridger, Kanan Jarrus, Hera Syndulla, Sabine Wren, Zeb Orrelios, and the feisty astromech droid Chopper: Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels. We talked with Dave Filoni, executive producer of Star Wars Rebels, as well as the previous animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, about what…

See more
Ahsoka Tano and Hera Syndulla

How Two of Star Wars Rebels’ Rebel Girls Inspire Us to Be Heroes

By Jocelyn Buhlman

The fourth and final season of the Disney XD animated series Star Wars Rebels premieres on Monday, October 16 (12:30 a.m., 3 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. EDT), and while fans may be sad to say goodbye to this tale of a rag-tag crew of rogue rebels set a short time before Star Wars: A New Hope, the impact of the show will doubtlessly…

See more
Awesome Disney girls

13 Awesome Disney Girls to Celebrate on International Day of the Girl

By Megan Deppe

“For every girl who dreams big, there is a princess to show her it is possible.” The motto for Disney’s “Dream Big, Princess” campaign is an important message every day, but today—declared by the U.N. to be the International Day of the Girl—is the perfect opportunity to celebrate girls from all the worlds of Disney who inspire others to…

See more
2017 Emmy Nominations

Was Your Favorite Show from Disney’s Media Networks Nominated for a 2017 Emmy?

By Beth Deitchman

This morning was a big morning for fans of Disney’s television series, not to mention the talented folks who bring them to your nearest screen. The Disney|ABC Television Group received a total of 45 primetime Emmy nominations. With ESPN’s seven nominations, Disney’s media networks combined for a whopping 52 Emmy nods for 2017.

Dancing…

See more
Star Wars: A New Hope opening crawl

40 Reasons to Celebrate 40 Years of Star Wars

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Star Wars: A New Hope premiered today in 1977, and 40 years later we are all still obsessed with the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Organa, and that scoundrel Han Solo. To help celebrate the impact of this amazing movie and the other films of the Star Wars saga, we’ve rounded up 40 reasons for 40 years of why we love Star…

See more