In celebration of the Academy Awards®, airing this Sunday at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on ABC, we asked you to fill out our very own Disney ballot. You voted—and the results are in! Read on to see which heroes, songs, and films were your favorites in 2016.
Best Hero in a Starring Role
WINNER-Captain America/Steve Rogers—Captain America: Civil War
By D23 Team
Before we welcome in the new year, take a look at some of our favorite Disney moments from 2016!
Groundbreaking of Star Wars-Themed Lands
While the news of these galactic expansions to Disneyland in Anaheim and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida first broke back at D23 Expo 2015, construction on the lands started in the spring of this year….
By Max Lark
Steven Spielberg is—without question—one of the most influential, successful, and prolific directors of all time. In addition to directing scores of films, the two-time winner of the Academy Award® for best director (Saving Private Ryan, Schindler’s List) has also produced or executive produced dozens of films, making him one of the most-respected…
By Greg Ehrbar
More than a decade before Walt Disney welcomed guests into his land of fantasy and two decades before author Roald Dahl penned his excursion into The BFG’s cave and Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, these two creative legends crossed paths in 1942 when The Walt Disney Studios optioned Dahl’s first book, The Gremlins, for an animated feature. With…
By Tyler Slater
The stars aligned on June 21, 2016, at Hollywood’s legendary El Capitan Theatre, as a limited number of D23 Gold Members had the opportunity to attend the premiere of The BFG. Guests were provided exclusive access to seating along the red carpet to watch the arrivals of Hollywood’s biggest names—including Bill Hader, Penelope Wilton, and the…
By Courtney Potter
Sophie’s Adventures with The BFG in New Trailer
“Hold your breath, cross your fingers, here we go!” Roald Dahl’s epic tale The BFG comes to life this summer, courtesy of legendary director Steven Spielberg… and we’ve got a brand-new trailer to (re)whet our whistle, above.
Disney’s The BFG tells the über-imaginative,…
On June 16, Disney will officially open Shanghai Disney Resort, and Disney twenty-three is giving fans an advance peek at this breathtaking one-of-a-kind destination. From its opening pages, with a welcome from Disney Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger, to the back cover, featuring a map of the park—in Chinese—the issue is packed with exciting details…