Shanghai Disney Resort Opening Date—Plus More in News Briefs

Shanghai Disney Resort to Open June 16

We’ve become ever more excited for the opening of Shanghai Disney Resort with every detail that’s been shared to date—the themed lands, the beautiful Enchanted Storybook Castle (the largest and tallest at any Disney theme park), the Disneytown international shopping, dining, and entertainment district, Wishing Star Park…

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D23’s Top 15 of 2015

2015 was truly amazing in so many ways… a phenomenal D23 EXPO 2015 (chock full of thrilling announcements); the launch of Disneyland Resort’s dazzling Diamond Celebration; and, of course, the mega-huge premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Join us for a look back at 15 moments that captivated D23 Members and fans, in the order they occurred.

Disney Wins…

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A Jolly Birthday for Dick Van Dyke—Plus More in News Briefs

Dick Van Dyke Celebrates 90th Birthday at Disneyland Park

Disney Legend Dick Van Dyke turned 90 years young on Sunday, December 13—and he celebrated at the Happiest Place on Earth, of course! Thousands of guests lined up on Disneyland Park’s Main Street, U.S.A., and sang “Happy Birthday” to Van Dyke as he rode by in a special cavalcade held in his…

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The Great Circle of Life

Disney’s The Lion King… From the first sight of Mufasa on Pride Rock to Simba songfully declaring, “I just can’t wait to be king,” the film is a true classic in the Disney canon, beloved by Disney fans since its release in 1995.

Now Disney Junior aims to welcome a new generation of fans to the Pride Lands. The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar is a family…

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Set a Course for Season of the Force—Plus More in News Briefs

Light Speed to Season of the Force at Disneyland Resort

Can you believe it? We’re just about a month away (finally!) from Star Wars: The Force Awakens coming to that proverbial “theater near you”! Disneyland Park is getting into the spirit with Season of the Force, a set of brand-new themed experiences in Tomorrowland that just kicked off this past Monday,…

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Club Villain’s Spellbinding Fun—Plus More in News Briefs

Club Villain: Putting a Spell on You in 2016

Heading to the Walt Disney World Resort next year? Then get ready for some new, truly spellbinding fun! Club Villain—a special ticketed event in Sunset Showcase, adjacent to Rock ’n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith at Disney’s Hollywood Studios—will offer guests fabulous performances, delicious food,…

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New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer—Plus More in News Briefs

Star Wars: The Force Awakens: New Trailer, New Excitement!

Can you feel it? The buzz is building! We’re just about two months away from the official release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Disney and Lucasfilm celebrated by premiering a brand-new trailer during this week’s Monday Night Football game on ESPN. Just in case you couldn’t tune in, check…

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Cast Announced for The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar—& More in News Briefs

A brand-new television movie is roaring to life on Disney Channel this November, and the voice cast has just been announced. When The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar makes its primetime debut, it will feature James Earl Jones and Ernie Sabella reprising their roles from The Lion King as Mufasa and Pumbaa, respectively, alongside Rob Lowe (The Grinder) as Simba and…

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