news briefs 2/28

New Lion King Trailer and Galaxy’s Edge Announcements—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

A new look at live-action Simba and friends, and more Galaxy’s Edge news than you can shake a lightsaber at… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Take a New Look at Disney’s Live-Action The Lion King

We’re ridiculously excited to be returning to the Pride Lands in just a few months’…

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Tokyo DisneySea’s Largest Expansion Project Ever to Bring More Magic in 2022

By Jocelyn Buhlman

This morning, a massive expansion project was announced for Tokyo DisneySea, including the development of a brand-new themed port and a new, fantasy-themed Disney hotel. Tokyo DisneySea serves as a hub to many different enchanting ports, and will now feature a brand-new eighth area inspired by a magical spring that leads guests to a world of…

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news briefs 17-Apr

Save the Date for Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Mark your calendars for some Disney wedding delight, and catch a sneak peek at the new Disney•Pixar short Bao… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

It’s a Summer of Love with Freeform’s Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings

Freeform requests the pleasure of your company on Monday, June 11,…

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11 Stories to Celebrate on “Tell a Fairy Tale Day”

By Megan Deppe

“Great stories change lives, take kids to amazing places, grow their imaginations and teach them incredible things to prepare them for bright futures.” This is the motto behind Disney’s “Magic of Storytelling” initiative, and what better time to celebrate great stories than on Tell a Fairy Tale Day? Disney has a long history of bringing…

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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 Cinderella or…

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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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Disney Spring movies

Await the Return of Spring with These Favorite Disney Movies

By Megan Deppe

No matter what the groundhog says, we’re all ready for winter to be over, and our minds are wandering to thoughts of flowers, rain, warm weather, and cute baby animals. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite springtime classics to warm your heart as you wait for the sun to peek out and warm the ground.

1. Silly Symphony (1929–39)
Several…

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Hobbies

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 amazing hobbies, and you can try them all!

1. Archery…

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Moana

13 Disney Songs to Inspire Your Best Year Yet

By Megan Deppe

As the year draws to a close, you’re probably getting excited to make big changes for 2018. You’re compiling New Year’s resolutions, stocking up on healthy foods, and maybe even planning a huge life change, like moving to a new state or starting a new job. Sometimes going through major changes can be scary and you look for ways to keep up your…

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