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Disneyland Resort Celebrates Disney100 with Grand Opening of Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, New Nighttime Spectaculars, ‘Magic Happens’ Parade and More

Disneyland Resort Celebrates Disney100 with Grand Opening of Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, New Nighttime Spectaculars, ‘Magic Happens’ Parade and More ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 27, 2023) – The Walt Disney Company marks its 100th anniversary in …

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Disney Showcases Cutting-Edge Innovation and Proven Results At Annual Tech & Data Tentpole  

New York, New York – Jan. 25, 2023 – Setting the stage for its 2023 Upfront presentation, Disney Advertising hosted its third annual Tech & Data Showcase on Wednesday, Jan. 25 demonstrating the breadth and depth of Disney’s technology …

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Zootopia’s Judy Hopps Joins Shanghai Disney Resort’s Traditional Eye-dotting Ceremony on the First Day of the Year of the Rabbit

Shanghai, January 22, 2023 — Shanghai Disney Resort celebrated the first day of the Year of the Rabbit this morning with a traditional lion eye-dotting ceremony at Shanghai Disneyland. For the first time ever, the beloved …

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BTS Star j-hope to Debut ‘j-hope in the box’ Documentary on February 17th on Disney+

The New Documentary Will Give Viewers an Exclusive Look at j-hope’s Creative Process as He Works to Release His First Solo Album BURBANK, Calif. (January 19, 2023) – On February 17, viewers are invited to watch in wonder …

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‘The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder’ Cast and Creatives Paint the Town Purple to Celebrate Second Season

The New Season Premieres With All Episodes Streaming February 1, only on Disney+  BURBANK, Calif. (January 20, 2023) – Last night, the cast and creative team of  “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder” had a family reunion …

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ABC’s Newest Iteration of the Hit ‘Singalong’ Franchise Returns With ‘Schoolhouse Rock! 50th Anniversary Singalong,’ Airing Wednesday, Feb. 1, on ABC

Ryan Seacrest To Return As Headmaster and Host Black Eyed Peas, Derek Hough and Hayley Erbert, Fortune Feimster, Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen, Julianne Hough, Kal Penn, The Muppets, Ne-Yo, Raven Symoné, Retta, Shaquille O’Neal …

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Hong Kong Disneyland Resort Excites Fans with a Full Year of Magical Experiences in 2023

HONG KONG — 2023 is bound to be a memorable year at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort thanks to a festive line-up of new activities, seasonal events and the opening of World of Frozen — the all-new …

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Creative, Talented and Inspiring High School Students Chosen for This Year’s Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

Exclusive Walt Disney World Resort mentoring event fosters dreams of Black students and teens from underrepresented communities; 100 outstanding students from New York to California to be part of the multi-day event in March LAKE …

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‘Bono & The Edge: A Sort of Homecoming, with Dave Letterman’ Heading to Disney+ in March

From Academy- and Emmy Award-Winning Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s Imagine Documentaries, Academy Award Winning Filmmaker Morgan Neville, and Dave Letterman’s Worldwide Pants, the Disney Branded Television Docu-Special Delves Into One of the Most Remarkable …

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80-Year-Old New Orleans Area Man Remains “Perfect” at 30th Annual Walt Disney World Marathon

It’s one thing to run in all 30 Walt Disney World Marathons; it’s another thing to complete your latest at age 80. That’s the story of Rudy Smith from Gretna, LA, one of just 59 people who have achieved the …

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Celebrate Creative Art, Food and Performances at EPCOT International Festival of the Arts Jan.13 – Feb. 20, 2023

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Jan. 13, 2023) – Global visual, culinary and performing arts create a tapestry of wonder during EPCOT International Festival of the Arts presented by AT&T at Walt Disney World Resort, Jan. 13 – …

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Former Walt Disney Imagineering President Bob Weis Joins Global Architecture and Design Firm Gensler

The former president of Walt Disney Imagineering today announced where his next steps will be. Bob Weis posted on his Instagram today that he has joined the global architecture and design firm Gensler. Gensler is …

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Original Docu-Series ‘Chasing Waves’ Arrives on Disney+

BURBANK, Calif. (January 11, 2023) – A Disney+ Original docu-series, “Chasing Waves” shines a spotlight on Japanese surf culture. The eight-part docu-series is now streaming exclusively on Disney+.  In the wake of surfing’s debut at the …

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Enjoy a Magical Reunion with Friends and Family by Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit at Shanghai Disney Resort, Starting January 13, 2023

Shanghai, January 4, 2023 – Get ready to hop into the Year of the Rabbit with a lineup of special celebrations at Shanghai Disney Resort from January 13 to February 10, 2023. During the month-long festivities, …

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“Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book: Making a Masterpiece” Closes Due to Storm Damage at Walt Disney Family Museum

Today The Walt Disney Family Museum announced the temporary closure of Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book: Making a Masterpiece exhibit. This is due to damage caused by the recent storms that have been buffeting San …

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Disney Recommends Shareholders Reject Mini-Tender Offer By TRC Capital Investment

BURBANK, Calif., December 30, 2022 – The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) recently became aware that TRC Capital Investment Corp. (TRC) has made an unsolicited mini-tender offer to purchase up to 1,500,000 shares of Disney …

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Shanghai Disney Resort to Ring in the New Year with Special Celebrations

Shanghai, December 27, 2022 – With the New Year just around the corner, Shanghai Disney Resort is gearing up to ring in 2023 with guests and fans in signature Disney style. Celebrations will feature an assortment …

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Disney Legend Andreas Deja to Host Discussion About “The Jungle Book” With Animation Greats at The Walt Disney Family Museum

Disney Andreas Deja loves Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book. He loves it so much that he helped The Walt Disney Family Museum curate theWalt Disney’s The Jungle Book: Making a Masterpiece exhibit that takes a …

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How the ‘Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration’ Production Design Honors the Animated Classic

To tell a tale as old as time that’s as inventive as its heroine, the production team behind ABC’s Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration assembled a diverse team of talent to bring the classic story …

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