Julianne Hough

D23 Fab Five: Julianne Hough’s Favorite Disney Movies

By Ingrid Meilan

It’s no surprise that Julianne Hough is a huge fan of Disney movies. The bubbly dancer, singer, and actress says that the music in Disney films has been something she’s loved for as long as she can remember. “Honestly, I just love every song that’s in all of these movies,” the Dancing with the Stars judge tells D23, “and I know every…

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Bruno Tonioli

D23 Fab Five: Bruno Tonioli’s Favorite Disney Movies

By Ingrid Meilan

Dancing with the Stars judge Bruno Tonioli’s introduction to Disney was from the man himself. “When I was growing up in Italy,” he says, “We didn’t get a TV until the mid-1960s, and there was only one channel.” But that one channel, he says, played the most magical program of all. “We used to look forward to watching The Wonderful…

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Disney Legends for 2017

Here Are the Nine New Legends Who Will Be Honored at D23 Expo

By D23 Team

The Disney Legends Award ceremony is one of many highlights during D23 Expo, and we’re excited to share this year’s class of legendary honorees! Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the Disney Legends Award was first given to Fred MacMurray in 1987, and has since honored 276 Disney Legends (including this year’s honorees). “The Disney…

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Beauty and the Beast

Be Our Guest to a Sneak Peek of “Belle”—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Watch Emma Watson Sing “Belle” in New Beauty and the Beast Clip
“She really is a funny girl, that Belle!” The opening song from Beauty and the Beast, “Belle,” is truly iconic… perfectly introducing our main character (as well as her nemesis) while illustrating what makes her so special. And thanks to the good folks over at Walt…

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favorite disney birds

Celebrate National Bird Day with our Favorite Feathered Friends

By Nicole Nalty

Whistle, chirp, or let out a cock-a-doodle-doo! It’s National Bird Day and, to celebrate, we’re letting some of our favorite birdies take center stage. What are you waiting for? Olé! Olé! It’s showtime!

Archimedes, The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Whoooo’s up first? Why, it’s Merlin’s feathered friend, Archimedes. This opinionated…

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Disney babies

Celebrate the New Year With Your Favorite Disney Babies!

By Jocelyn Buhlman

As we ring in the new year and say goodbye to the old one, that change has classically been personified in the form of little Baby New Year, while the outgoing year is often depicted as an elderly man. Here at D23, we’re putting a Disney spin on the new year with some of our favorite—and cutest—Disney babies, to help us get excited for the…

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Phil Collins, Elton John, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sia Furler

Do You Know These Musicians Who Brought Magic To 9 Classic Disney Animated Features?

By Jocelyn Buhlman

As Walt Disney Feature Animation prepares to release it’s latest adventure, Moana, in theaters November 23, fans eagerly await the release of the movie’s soundtrack. Part of the magic of Disney animated films is the music that transports us to far-off places such as the plains of Africa, the coast of Hawaii, or even the bustling streets of…

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Jon Favreau and The Lion King

Disney and Jon Favreau to Reimagine The Lion King

By Nicole Nalty

It’s the Circle of Life! After bringing the technologically groundbreaking The Jungle Book to life earlier this year, Disney and Jon Favreau are teaming up again to reimagine another classic Disney animated adventure: The Lion King.

The Lion King is one of the biggest animated films of all time and is beloved around the world. From the…

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Five Things You Might Not Know About Home Improvement

By Nicole Nalty

“It’s tool time!” On September 17, 1991, Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor and his family made their small-screen debut when the new comedy Home Improvement joined ABC’s primetime lineup. Celebrating 25 years of tools, Tim, and “euuuh!”, D23 has rounded up a few fun facts about the classic sitcom.

A Historic Home
If you’ve toured…

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