AUTHOR: Charles Boda

2 Lawsuits Filed Against Disney for PeopleMover-Related Injuries

When comparing the danger of attractions in the Orlando theme park area, the last ride you’d expect to be hazardous would be Walt Disney World’s PeopleMover. While this slow-moving tour over Tomorrowland is known for being scenic and relaxing, two separate lawsuits were filed in Orange Circuit Court due to alleged injuries sustained after carts 2 Lawsuits Filed Against Disney for PeopleMover-Related Injuries







Give Kids the World Is Giving Away a Trip to New Orleans and Float Ride for Mardi Gras 2020

Universal Studios and the Disney Parks have some great ways to celebrate Mardi Gras, but have you ever been to the real thing? More importantly, have your Mardi Gras celebrations ever involved riding on the top of a float in New Orleans? If your answer was no (or yes, it was great, let me do Give Kids the World Is Giving Away a Trip to New Orleans and Float Ride for Mardi Gras 2020



Marvel Is Reportedly Planning a ‘What If’ Series for Disney+

It appears that one of the most unique elements of the Marvel Comics universe is making its way into the MCU via Disney’s upcoming streaming service, Disney+. According to Slashfilm, Marvel Studios will be producing a “What If” animated series for the direct-to-consumer platform. Comic book fans love daydreaming about alternate universes and possibilities, and Marvel Is Reportedly Planning a ‘What If’ Series for Disney+



Disney’s Acquisition of 21st Century Fox Set to Close March 20

After a long road of negotiating for approval at home and abroad, The Walt Disney Company is finally set to complete its $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox properties and begin the transition process. A joint statement by TWDC and Fox was released this morning which sets the timing for the historic deal’s closure Disney’s Acquisition of 21st Century Fox Set to Close March 20



Disney Cruise Line Finalizes Purchase of Bahamas Lighthouse Point Property

During the series of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and Disney media announcements that comprised the most recent TWDC annual shareholder meeting, company CEO Bob Iger noted that Disney Cruise Line would soon be adding a new destination in the Bahamas along with the debut of DCL’s three newest vessels. According to the Orlando Sentinel, the Disney Cruise Line Finalizes Purchase of Bahamas Lighthouse Point Property



Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Opening Dates and More in TWDC Shareholder Meeting

The Walt Disney Company’s 2019 annual shareholder meeting has concluded, and although the largest announcement to come from the function was an expected one, that doesn’t diminish the impact that it will have on Disney Parks fans and prospective vacation planners. Opening dates for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in both the Disneyland and Walt Disney Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Opening Dates and More in TWDC Shareholder Meeting



Renovation Permits Filed for Epcot Entrance Changes

It appears that some of the recently announced changes for Epcot will be underway shortly, as a notice of commencement was recently filed for work on the park’s “north pathways.” The document references “sitework, demo, hardscape, [and] landscaping” as part of Project G. Judging by the description and the recent concept art released by Disney, Renovation Permits Filed for Epcot Entrance Changes



Disney Reduces Bob Iger’s Pay/Potential Bonuses By $13.5 Million

The Walt Disney Company has once again amended the possible yearly take-home of CEO Bob Iger. The announcement comes in advance of a company shareholders meeting on March 7th and the acquisition of 21st Century Fox properties which is expected by many to conclude in the near future. Here are the significant changes for Iger Disney Reduces Bob Iger’s Pay/Potential Bonuses By $13.5 Million