Disney Loses $3.5 Billion Due to Pandemic Closures of Parks

The Walt Disney Company lost $3.5 billion in operating income during the fiscal 3rd quarter as a result of the park closures caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The news came from Disney CEO Bob Chapek on an earnings call focused on the 3rd quarter. This [...]

Disney Releasing Mulan on Disney+ in September

Disney will be releasing Mulan on Disney+ starting on September 4th. The announcement came today on an earnings call from Bob Chapek. This comes after the film has seen its release date moved multiple times due to the impact of COVID-19. When it is released [...]

By |August 4th, 2020|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Knott’s Berry Farm Cancels 2020 Knott’s Scary Farm

In an update posted on the Knott's Berry Farm website today it was announced that Knott's Scary Farm will not be happening this year. The letter from Jon Storbeck, Vice President & General Manager of Knott's Berry Farm shared multiple updates about the park with [...]

Sunday Recap Report – Taste of Calico at Knott’s Berry Farm

It was a warm but comfortable Sunday afternoon at Knott's Berry Farm. Yes, Knott's Berry Farm is open for a special food event called 'Taste of Calico.' This was the 3rd weekend of the 4 weekend event. The event is held entirely outdoors to comply [...]

Howard – A Beautiful Documentary About a Beautiful Life – Review by Mr. DAPs

There are some people in life that you just wish you could have met... just once. You know that they are special because of what they've done or what they've created. Then you learn more about them and are glad your paths never crossed. Other [...]

Disney’s “Baymax Dreams” Season Two Launches August 3 with Advances in Production

As a part of the "Big Hero 6 The Series" takeover on Disney XD, Disney Television Animation and Direct to Consumer & International Technology groups launch season two of "Baymax Dreams" shorts with new capabilities • Artist-friendly tooling for visual effects, lighting and shading as [...]

Learn About All The Lightsabers With Star Wars: The Lightsaber Collection

Lightsabers have always been fascinating to Star Wars fans. From the colors of the blades to the way they are built, every lightsaber is a part of the bigger story that is being told about the person wielding it. While there has been lots of [...]

No-Bake Granola Treats from Disney’s Contemporary Resort Bakery – GEEK EATS Disney Recipe

The summer is a great time for sweet treats but not always the best time to be baking. Today DAPS MAGIC shares a recipe from the Disney Parks Blog that is a wonderful combination of both chocolate and peanut butter. They also have a little [...]

The Disney Society Orchestra and Friends Replaces Beauty and the Beast – Live On Stage at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Today a new show debuted at Disney's Hollywood Studios at what was formerly the home of Beauty and the Beast - Live On Stage. The Disney Society Orchestra and Friends now is being performed at the Theater of the Stars. It features a six-piece orchestra and [...]

Black Is King: The Representation that Disney+ Needs More Of

This weekend, the Disney+ streaming service dropped Black is King. This film serves as a visual album for The Lion King: The Gift, the album Beyonce released to go along with The Lion King (2019). The film was written, produced, and directed by Beyonce Knowles-Carter along with a team of [...]

By |August 2nd, 2020|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , |

A Conversation About HOWARD with Director Don Hahn, the New Disney+ Documentary with the Only Person Who Could Make It.

Next week Howard will be arriving on Disney+. This is the story of Howard Ashman, the lyricist behind the music of Disney animated classics like The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast. Recently, DAPS MAGIC had the opportunity to sit down (via zoom) with [...]

New Season of American Idol to Host Virtual Auditions

American Idol will be doing things a bit differently this year. This comes as the entertainment industry continues to adapt to the challenges created by the COVID-19 coronavirus. On Friday it was announced that American Idol will be offering virtual auditions this season utilizing Zoom. [...]