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Aussie Actor Cast as Disney’s New Live-Action ‘Moana’

In a move that brings me one micro step closer to my Australian Moana-influenced Disney Park dream, The Walt Disney Studios just announced that Australian actor Catherine Laga‘aia has been cast as the new live-action Moana! Starring alongside Dwayne Johnson, who will reprise his iconic role as Maui, Sydney-sider Laga‘aia will be joining the project, Aussie Actor Cast as Disney’s New Live-Action ‘Moana’



Record-Breaking ‘Moana 2’ Trailer Reaches 178M Views On First Day

We were on the edge of our seats earlier this week when the official new teaser trailer for Moana 2 debuted on social media platforms across the world. We watched intently as the familiar faces of beloved characters appeared one by one. Moana, of course, took center stage, but along the way, we saw glimpses Record-Breaking ‘Moana 2’ Trailer Reaches 178M Views On First Day



Disney Legend Richard Sherman Has Passed Away at Age 95

The Walt Disney Company has confirmed that Disney Legend Richard M. Sherman passed away Saturday, May 25, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills, due to age-related illness. He was 95 years old. Richard Sherman was one of the most prolific composer-lyricists in the history of family entertainment, and a key member of Walt Disney’s Disney Legend Richard Sherman Has Passed Away at Age 95



Disney Reports Q2 2024 Revenue Increases & More in Earnings Call

Today, The Walt Disney Company reported earnings for its second quarter ended March 30, 2024. The financial results and key points of the earnings call are detailed below, straight from Disney. Financial details on increases in both revenue and operating income for the domestic theme parks are shown at the bottom. Financial Results for the Disney Reports Q2 2024 Revenue Increases & More in Earnings Call





The Walt Disney Company Joins Coca-Cola in New Collaboration

In huge industry news, on Monday, two of the world’s most well-known brand names launched a joint venture ‘Coca-Cola x Marvel: The Heroes.’ The move comes as an all-new collaboration for the two brands that will feature some of Marvel’s most popular characters on Coca-Cola packaging and marketing. In the limited-time campaign, the two beloved The Walt Disney Company Joins Coca-Cola in New Collaboration



Highlights from The Walt Disney Company 2024 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

The Walt Disney Company’s 2024 Annual Meeting of Shareholders just concluded and we’ve got a summary of the highlights that were shared. At the start of the meeting, Nelson Peltz of Trian Fund Management addressed the shareholders. Peltz reminded shareholders that the company invested $3.5 million in Disney in late 2022, stating that they invest Highlights from The Walt Disney Company 2024 Annual Meeting of Shareholders



Disney Beats Trian & Blackwells in Board Seat Proxy Battle

According to a report from Reuters, sources familiar with the situation say Disney has accumulated enough votes to fend off a challenge from Nelson Peltz of Trian Fund Management in an ongoing battle over seats on the Disney Board of Directors. Official results are expected to be announced at today’s Annual Shareholders Meeting, set for Disney Beats Trian & Blackwells in Board Seat Proxy Battle





Disney Imagineer Inducted Into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

Even though we often take it for granted, The Walt Disney Company is home to some of the most brilliant minds of our time. Not only are they staffed with creatively superior artists and storytellers, but the company also achieves great success with their cast members who work with technology, engineering, and robotics, creating one-of-a-kind Disney Imagineer Inducted Into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame