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ABC’s The Wonderful World of Disney Returns May 20—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Gather the Family for the Return of ABC’s The Wonderful World of Disney
Get the popcorn ready—ABC’s The Wonderful World of Disney is returning to the airwaves for several consecutive Wednesday nights, beginning May 20! Four fabulously beloved titles, currently available on Disney+, will be shown in primetime on ABC, beginning with the…

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D23 Inside Disney Episode 36 | Disney Legend Bob Gurr on Working with Walt Disney

Ride through Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance; new stars announced for The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II; a new Star Wars movie coming from Taika Waititi; Disney donates 1 million face masks; a new game show from Ryan Reynolds and hosted by Adam Scott; National Geographic’s The Right Stuff to debut on Disney+; and Disney Legend Bob Gurr talks about…

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Taika Waititi to Direct and Co-Write New Star Wars Movie

By Zach Johnson

We’ve intercepted a transmission from a galaxy far, far away: Academy Award® winner Taika Waititi, who recently won Best Adapted Screenplay for Jojo Rabbit and directed the widely-acclaimed first season finale episode of The Mandalorian on Disney+, will direct and co-write a new Star Wars feature film for theatrical release! Joining Waititi on the…

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All the Stellar Things to Read, Watch and Play This Star Wars Day

By Savannah Salazar

Since its premiere in 1977, George Lucas’ Star Wars: A New Hope has influenced generations upon generations of fans, becoming a huge “force” in popular culture—spurring three trilogies, TV shows, books and games (and that just scratches the surface!). The classic tales of good vs. evil, light and dark and everyone in between resonated,…

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Every Way to Bring Disney Magic to Your Video Calls

By Beth Deitchman

Are you feeling a little bit like Rapunzel right about now? Do you wish you could travel to an exotic locale? Well, how about Zootopia, or Monstropolis, or Hoth? Thanks to a wide array of backgrounds from Disney Channel, Walt Disney Animation Studios, National Geographic, and more, you can add excitement—not to mention Disney Magic Moments—to…

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Get a Free eBook of Queen’s Shadow (Plus, Read an Exclusive Excerpt)

By the D23 Team

 

May the 4th is just around the corner, and Star Wars fans everywhere are prepping to celebrating the galaxy far, far away. In between your movie marathons and The Mandalorian rewatch, you might be looking for some new intergalactic reading—and you’re in luck! From May 1 until May 8, you can download a free copy of the ebook Queen’s Shadow

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Enjoy Discounted Star Wars Films for a Limited Time

By the D23 Team

This week, the force is with us! Explore a galaxy far, far away with all 11 Star Wars films, which are being offered on digital for a discounted price—ranging from $9.99 HD/UHD to $79.99 SD/HD/UHD—from Tuesday, April 28, to Monday, May 4.

Click here starting April 28 to purchase the following films at a discounted price:

$9.99 HD/UHD 

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Go Behind the Scenes of The Mandalorian with Disney+—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Disney+ to Debut Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian on May the Fourth

Amazing news, Star Wars fans: There’ll be an all-new, and truly unique, way to celebrate Star Wars Day—otherwise known as May the Fourth—this year, with the debut of Disney+’s brand-new series Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian.

Executive producer and Disney Legend Jon…

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Disney+ Honors Earth Month with Brand-New Adventures—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Celebrate Earth Month with two brand-new Disneynature films on Disney+, and plan your weekend binging with our handy rundown… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex Narrates Elephant for Disneynature and Disney+
 With Earth Month just over the horizon, our friend at…

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Star Wars: The High Republic Revealed—Find Out All the Details

By Savannah Salazar

Luminous beings are we after this stellar Star Wars announcement!

Lucasfilm and Disney Publishing Worldwide have announced the launch of an all new publishing-led Star Wars storytelling initiative, Star Wars: The High Republic, previously dubbed “Project Luminous.”

The initiative will feature interconnected stories from…

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