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Live-Action ‘Lady and the Tramp’ Gets Director

Charlie Bean (The Lego Ninjago Movie) has been brought in as director for the upcoming live-action/CG version of Disney’s classic animated film Lady and The Tramp. This is one of several movie and series projects that Disney has started work on as they try to add original content to their upcoming streaming service. Disney’s new […]

Disney Investors Explain Symbolic Vote Against Iger’s Compensation Package

At The Walt Disney Company shareholders meeting on March 8th, investors voted 52% to 48% against compensation packages for Disney CEO Bob Iger and other executives. The resolution was non-binding, but shareholders hoped it sent a signal to the Board that Iger’s pay may need to be “tweaked.” Recently, Reuters spoke with several asset management […]

Best & Worst – 10 Worst Attractions at Walt Disney World

In March of 2016, we launched the very first episode of the Best & Worst of Walt Disney World. At that time, we had no idea that this show would take off like wildfire, which is something we are so grateful for here at The DIS. We were so excited that the audience enjoyed watching […]

New ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer Coming March 16

Tom Holland, who plays Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was recently on Instagram begging Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, the directors of Avengers: Infinity War, to release the new trailer for the highly-anticipated film. Fortunately for Holland and Marvel fans around the world, the Marvel Studios’ Twitter account just announced that tomorrow, March […]

Two FBI Impersonators Wandered Backstage at Walt Disney World in 1989

According to MuckRock, FBI files that were recently revealed show that on July 17, 1989 two people impersonating FBI agents wandered backstage at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. It was made clear that the two FBI impersonators were just that, due to the fact that they were wearing shorts, which goes against the dress […]

Book Review: “Travels with Walt Disney” – Follows A Globe-trotting Walt Disney Through Pictures

TRAVELS WITH WALT DISNEY A Photographic Voyage Around the World By Jeff Kurtti 152 pp. Disney Editions. $29.99 On Sale: April 3, 2018 One of the things that made Walt Disney a creative genius was his sense of adventure, wonder, and curiosity. Whether it was growing up in Marceline, Missouri, traveling through South America, or […]

Permit May Hint at Time Frame for New Cirque du Soleil Show

Late last year it was announced on the Disney Parks Blog that Cirque du Soleil is developing a new show in Disney Springs. The new show “will pay homage to Disney’s rich history of animation, with a vivid story told in a way that only Cirque du Soleil can deliver.” While the opening date has […]

Disney Contributes $200,000 to Prevent Casino Gambling in Florida

Since the construction of Walt Disney World in 1971, Disney has discouraged Florida lawmakers wanting to expand gambling in the state. Disney is concerned that if casinos start popping up across the state, some tourists visiting Walt Disney World would spend a good chunk of their vacation funds off-property at these casinos. In an effort […]

Disney Imagineers and Executives Talk About the Construction Progress of Toy Story Land

In a report from the Orlando Sentinel, Disney Imagineers and executives addressed their excitement with the progress of Toy Story Land‘s construction. With June 30 — the opening date of Toy Story Land — quickly approaching, executive creative director with Walt Disney Imagineering Dave Minschiello focused on how quickly the project is coming together. He said, “Every […]

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Cast Members to Debut New Costumes for the 20th Anniversary

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park on April 22, the cast members will debut their brand-new costumes. The Oasis and Discovery Island cast members will even be able to select certain pieces of their new costumes to “mix and match” to better reflect their personal styles and preferences. The full list […]