Author Archives: Krysten Swensen

Disney Announces MagicBand+ Disneyland Launch Date!

Disney World MagicBand Plus

In September 2021, Disney announced that it would soon be introducing a new kind of MagicBand, called MagicBand+. The new MagicBand+ would have all the features of a traditional MagicBand PLUS it would be rechargeable and would be interactive. Nearly one year later — in July 2022 — the bands were finally introduced. And now they will soon debut at ...

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Disney FINALLY Reveals Fantasmic! Reopening Date!

Fantasmic Reopening

The time has FINALLY come, my Walt Disney World family! After more than two years, and a TON of waiting, Disney has finally shared when Fantasmic! will be reopening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! The popular nighttime show has been closed since the theme park (and the entire Resort) was forced to close during the pandemic. Since then, the Hollywood Hills ...

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Documentary on ‘Frozen’ Star Coming to Disney+

Idina Menzel Frozen

In 2013, Disney took the world by storm when it released its newest animated film,¬†Frozen. The movie told the story of two sisters — Anna and Elsa — two princesses who were left orphaned when their parents died at sea. Elsa was poised to become the queen of the kingdom of Arendelle, but she had a secret — she had ...

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Fantasmic! Testing Officially Underway at Hollywood Studios!

Disney World Fantasmic

It seems hard to believe, but it has been more than two years since Guests have been able to venture into the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater and enjoy a showing of Fantasmic! in Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort. Fantasmic! closed when the theme parks were forced to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the theme parks reopened after ...

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Mother Warns That ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Will “Unleash Hell” On Kids

Hocus Pocus 2

On September 30, Disney released the highly anticipated sequel Hocus Pocus 2 on Disney+. The film told the story of Becca (Whitney Peak) and Izzy (Belissa Escobedo), two teenage girls who accidentally cast a spell that brings the Sanderson sisters back from the grave. Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker also returned for the sequel, reprising their roles as ...

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‘Freaky Friday’ Star Has Written to Disney About Sequel Film

Freaky Friday

It’s been almost 20 years since we watched Jamie Lee Curtis switch bodies with Lindsay Lohan. No, not in real life, but in the fun Disney movie¬†Freaky Friday.¬†The mother-daughter swap story is so popular that Disney first made¬†Freaky Friday¬†in 1977, starring Jodie Foster and Barbara Harris. Then came the 2003 version with Lohan and Curtis. Then 15 years after that, ...

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You Can Now Visit Casa Madrigal From ‘Encanto’!

Casa Madrigal Encanto

Right now, it seems that most of the movies that come out of Disney are live-action remakes — which you may or may not love. However, Disney still works hard to bring fans original films that they will fall in love with and, in 2021, Walt Disney Animation Studios released Encanto. Disney’s Encanto tells the story of the Madrigal family ...

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Guest Slammed For Hoarding EPCOT 40th Merchandise

EPCOT 40th hoarder

For just over one year, Walt Disney World Resort has been celebrating its 50th anniversary. There have been a ton of new food offerings, new nighttime shows, and a lot of great new merchandise. However, Magic Kingdom is not the only theme park that has an anniversary. On October 1, 2022, EPCOT also celebrated 40 years of making magic. While ...

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