new briefs 6/26

Toy Story Land Will Shine Bright at Night—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

The newest land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios glimmers and gleams when the sun goes down, and we learn all about The Wasp’s origins… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Toy Story Land Will Light Up the Night at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

We’re mere days away from the opening of Toy…

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Pixar Pier

9 Amazing Experiences Coming to Disney Parks Around the Globe This Summer

By Megan Deppe

As Phineas and Ferb famously noted, there’s 104 days of summer vacation… but for Disney fans, finding a good way to spend that time is no problem whatsoever. Disney Parks around the world are introducing new shows, special character events, and delicious food to ring in the summer months. So pack your sunscreen and Disney-themed tees: It’s time…

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Disney beaches

These 7 Disney Beaches Offer Magical Fun in the Sun

By Courtney Potter

Ah, yes—the “dog days of summer.” When temperatures are still warm, but school bells start to ring across the country. It’s time to put away the swimsuits and pick up the textbooks… or is it? We’re all for extending summer fun for as long as possible—and thanks to several Disney Parks and Resorts, sun and sand is never out of…

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Past and Present Collide in Disney•Pixar’s Coco—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Coco introduces its colorful extended family, and Star vs. The Forces of Evil announces a galactic two-hour movie event… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Disney•Pixar’s Coco Announces its Extended Family

The latest animated adventure from Disney•Pixar, Coco, will burst onto the…

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Big Hero 6, Star Wars Galactic Nights, Cars 3, Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates, Heroes, and Galactic Nights—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

A Second Season for Disney XD’s Big Hero 6 The Series

Ready to revisit San Fransokyo? Disney XD’s Big Hero 6 The Series debuts this fall… and there’s fantastic news about a second season—plus a seriously adorable video featuring some of the show’s voice cast (including Maya Rudolph, Ryan Potter, and Stan Lee!)—right…

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Miss Adventure Falls

Miss Adventure Falls Makes a Splash at Typhoon Lagoon

By Nicole Nalty

A new adventure awaits at Typhoon Lagoon, one of two thrilling water parks at Walt Disney World Resort. Miss Adventure Falls, a brand-new family raft attraction, opened yesterday at the water park and looks like some serious fun in the sun!

Surf into the story of world-famous oceanographer and Society of Explorers and Adventurers (S.E.A) member,…

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Magic Kingdom

45 Walt Disney World Photos That Will Make You Believe in Magic

By D23 Team

1. Roy O. Disney and Mickey Mouse celebrate the opening of Walt Disney World. (Historical photo, courtesy of the Walt Disney Archives)

2. The Imagination Pavilion shines at Epcot.

3. The wildest ride in the wilderness gears up for a new day.

4. A quiet night in Adventureland (watch out for the spitting camels!).

5. The…

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Rogue One

Stay Tuned for New Rogue One Trailer—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter
New Rogue One Trailer to Air During Rio Olympics, This Thursday!
UPDATE: The new Rogue One trailer is here!

The torch has been lit, and athletes from around the globe have descended on Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics! If that wasn’t exciting enough, get this: During this Thursday’s live Olympic coverage, Disney and Lucasfilm will…

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Summit Plummet

Fun in the Sun: 8 Amazing Disney Resort Water Slides

By Courtney Potter

What combines the best of a Disney Park attraction, and the beat-the-heat advantages of a resort pool? Why, a Disney-designed water slide, of course! Perfect for every member of your family, Disney water slides offer thrills, chills, and spills that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. These unique attractions are the best way to cool off…

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