DAPs Magic News provides daily news from across the Walt Disney Company including Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm’s Star Wars and more. It also includes Geek News. Check back regularly for updates!

Actors from Disney’s Aladdin on B’way reunite in All-New Musical The Nice List

By |2020-10-26T21:58:56-07:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, DAPs Magic Reviews, Entertainment, Geek|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Actors from Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway are reuniting for an all-new holiday magical adventure but this time the ride is on Santa’s sleigh instead of a magic carpet. in Tony Award® winner James Monroe Iglehart [...]

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Pamela Hymel Honored with HERO Bill Whitmer Leadership Award

By |2020-10-26T11:29:42-07:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Award recognizes individuals who demonstrate sustained leadership in enhancing workplace health and well-being WACONIA, MN (Oct. 26, 2020) — Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) announced today that Dr. Pamela Hymel, chief medical officer at Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, [...]

Parks, Passes, and a Dragon – DISNEY Reporter

By |2020-10-24T13:38:04-07:00October 24th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, DISNEY Reporter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://youtu.be/s0rJduuKFdA Welcome to another exciting week of Disney news with the DISNEY Reporter. This week, there is a lot of ground to cover and it was hard to pick the top five. The top story [...]

One of the Largest European Solar Canopy Plants Coming to Disneyland Paris

By |2020-10-22T17:53:32-07:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Parks, PRESS RELEASE, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ambitious solar energy initiative will reduce Val d’Europe local territory emissions of CO2 by 750 tons per year, marking a new milestone in Disneyland Paris’ environmental commitment. On World Energy Day, Disneyland Paris announced the phased development [...]

Virtual Concert “Clouds: A Musical Celebration” To Premiere on Disney+’s Facebook Page on October 24

By |2020-10-21T22:47:59-07:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , |

Concert will feature performances from OneRepublic, renforshort, Fin Argus, Sabrina Carpenter, Jason Mraz, and More https://youtu.be/9JZifYAv6Y4 BURBANK, Calif. (Oct. 21, 2020) -- “Clouds: A Musical Celebration”, a virtual musical tribute to the Disney+ Original movie and [...]

Disney+ Announces Production of “Sneakerella”

By |2020-10-21T14:14:37-07:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , |

BURBANK, Calif. (Oct. 21, 2020) -- Talented up-and-coming actors Chosen Jacobs ("It") and Lexi Underwood ("Little Fires Everywhere") will star alongside four-time NBA Champion John Salley in the new Disney+ original movie, “Sneakerella.” Now in production, the pop/hip-hop musical [...]

Shanghai Disney Resort Launches New Shanghai Disneyland Senior Seasonal Pass for Senior Citizens to Enjoy a New Season of Magic

By |2020-10-20T23:16:03-07:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Parks, PRESS RELEASE, Shanghai Disney Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shanghai, October 20, 2020 – Shanghai Disney Resort today announced the launch of the first-ever Shanghai Disneyland Senior Seasonal Pass in anticipation of the upcoming Double Ninth Festival. Specially designed for guests aged 65 years old [...]

“Willow” Series Coming to Disney+ with Warwick Davis and Ron Howard Returning

By |2020-10-20T11:38:05-07:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: Entertainment, Lucasfilm, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

BURBANK, Calif. (Oct. 20, 2020) - The magical world of George Lucas’ “Willow,” the epic fantasy adventure set in an age of swords, sorcery, myths and monsters, will be returning in a Disney+ series slated to begin [...]

Holiday Magic at the Disney Parks: Celebrations Around the World from Fall to Winter – Book Review by Mr. DAPs

By |2020-10-19T21:56:14-07:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, DAPs Magic Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Holiday Magic at the Disney Parks: Celebrations Around the World from Fall to Winter is a new book by Graham Allan, Rebecca Cline, and Charlie Price that takes a comprehensive look at the holidays that [...]

Virtual Reality Experiences are Coming to Disneytown with SoReal

By |2020-10-18T22:57:36-07:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Parks, PRESS RELEASE, Shanghai Disney Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shanghai, October 15, 2020 – Today, Shanghai Disney Resort announced that China’s leading virtual reality company, SoReal, is joining the resort’s unique shopping, dining and entertainment district, Disneytown, to provide guests with a tailored and cutting [...]

No End in Sight – DISNEY Reporter

By |2020-10-17T15:39:44-07:00October 17th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, DISNEY Reporter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to the DISNEY Reporter! After traveling and work being done on the studio, Mr. DAPs is back with the top Disney and geek headlines for the week! The headlines begin with Senator Elizabeth Warren [...]

Disney+ Celebrates the “Simpsons Forever” With Endless Hours of “The Simpsons” Entertainment, Themed Collections and More

By |2020-10-16T16:06:55-07:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: 20th Century Studios, DAPs Magic News, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , |

BURBANK, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2020) -- Disney+, which launched last November giving “The Simpsons” a new streaming home, is now the ultimate entertainment hub for fans of Springfield’s most famous residents. With the recently added 31st [...]