Author Archives: Andrew Boardwine

Disney Pulls Plug on ‘Controversial’ ‘Toy Story’ Franchise, Replacement Announced

Toy Story Character

In a significant shift for Pixar Animation Studios, Disney has decided to halt the beloved Toy Story franchise and redirect its efforts toward expanding other successful properties. This decision follows a period of fluctuating fortunes for Disney and Pixar, marked by some high-profile missteps and a few surprising successes. A Rocky Road for Disney Animation The Walt Disney Company has ...

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Johnny Depp Fired from ‘Pirates’; Taylor Swift Now Linked

Johnny Depp Taylor Swift

In a turn of events that continues to echo through Hollywood, Johnny Depp has officially been let go from his iconic role as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. This decision by Disney marks a significant shift in the narrative surrounding one of their most lucrative series and a character that has become synonymous with Depp’s ...

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UPDATE: Disney Makes Adjustment to Magic Kingdom Fireworks

Happily Ever After Fireworks Show

The normality of fireworks inside Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort is about to change significantly. The Happily Ever After fireworks show at Magic Kingdom, part of Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, is a dazzling spectacle that encapsulates the enchanting world of Disney storytelling. As the sky above Cinderella Castle ignites with vibrant colors and lights, guests ...

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Disney Movie Starring Dwayne Johnson Forced Into Cancellation After Rejection

Dwayne Johnson

Actor and entertainer Dwayne Johnson has established himself as one of the biggest superstars on the planet. In the vast expanse of Hollywood’s star-studded galaxy, few constellations shine as brightly as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Emily Blunt. Their on-screen chemistry in Disney’s Jungle Cruise (2021) dazzled audiences, catapulting them to the upper echelons of Hollywood’s elite. However, amid their ...

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Controversial History: ‘Offensive’ Pirates of the Caribbean Ride Dissolved

Pirates of the Caribbean

Since its debut in 1967 at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, the Pirates of the Caribbean ride has stood as a testament to Disney’s innovative spirit in theme park entertainment. This iconic attraction, which has been a mainstay inside the Disney park for decades, immerses guests in a swashbuckling world filled with pirates, treasure, and adventure. The ride’s fusion of ...

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Disney’s New Copyright: Mickey Mouse’s Color Changing in 2024

Mickey Disney Guests

This year, there has been quite a bit of controversy surrounding Disney’s beloved icon and leader, Mickey Mouse. In a move that’s both bold and reflective of the changing dynamics in copyright laws, The Walt Disney Company is reinventing its most iconic character, Mickey Mouse. This transformation follows the significant milestone of the character’s original incarnation, Steamboat Willie, entering the ...

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