Author Archives: Lana Porter

Disney Channel Celebrates 40 Years!

Disney Channel

The Walt Disney Company is celebrating many anniversaries! The Disney brand is turning 100, the Animal Kingdom theme Park in Florida celebrates 25 years, and Tokyo Disneyland is 40. Another Disney staple is celebrating its 40th anniversary – Disney Channel! Disney Channel has been on since April 1983 and served as many viewers’ introduction to the Disney brand. Not everyone ...

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Former Imagineer Worked With Walt Disney And Created Iconic Design

Tania McKnight Norris and Walt Disney

Disney Parks official Twitter account just dropped an interview with Tania McKnight Norris, a former Disney Imagineer that worked with Walt Disney himself! This video is the newest treat in Disney Parks’ celebration of Halfway to Halloween. In her interview, Tania gives us some insider information about the creation and decor of the infamous Haunted Mansion ride. đź’ś Tania McKnight ...

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This ‘Harry Potter’ Experience Will Let You Feel What It’s Like To Enroll At Hogwarts And More

Harry Potter: The Exhibition

You probably already know what Hogwarts house you’d be sorted into, but this touring Harry Potter exhibit will make you feel like it’s all real. You’ll get to take some wizarding world classes, see a Gringotts-style vault, and even glimpse the series’ inaugural book, a genuine first edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. RELATED: People Are Canceling Their Subscriptions Over This ...

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‘Lilo and Stitch’ Casting Takes Another Misstep With Its David

Machado as David

The upcoming live-action adaptation of Lilo and Stitch has announced its latest casting! This means the film has pretty much locked in the main human cast. We have our David! Newcomer Kahiau Machado will play the Hawaiian surfer and love interest of Lilo’s older sister Nani. Disney’s recent campaign of animated classics turned live-action films are making headlines day after day for ...

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How Disneyland’s ‘Not-So-Evil’ Queen Befriended A Guest With Autism

Thomas and The Evil Queen

A special needs teenager, Thomas, may just be best friends will all the characters at Disneyland Resort in California. On a TikTok account run by his father with the handle @magicwiththomas, viewers can see dozens of Disney character interactions that will warm their hearts. Thomas is a 15-year-old Disney fan with autism and has been to Disneyland countless times. He’s ...

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Chris Evans Named His Dog After A Little-Known Disney Movie!

Chris and Dodger

Chris Evans truly is an all-American hero. He’s best known to the world as Marvel’s Captain America, but the actor’s personality, good looks, and down-to-earth attitude are what win over audiences everywhere. Get ready to swoon again because, on Good Morning America, Chris Evans revealed that he named his dog Dodger after a character in the underrated Disney movie Oliver & Company (1988). ...

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Will This NEW Look At ‘Peter Pan And Wendy’ Win Over Haters?

Peter Pan and Wendy

Audiences have a lot to say about the new Peter Pan live-action adaptation starring Alexander Molony as Peter Pan, Ever Gabo Anderson as Wendy Darling, and Jude Law as Captain Hook. Most of the buzz centers around the diverse casting choices, especially Tinker Bell, played by black actress Yara Shahidi. Comments have also arisen over the casting of Noah Matthews Matofsky, ...

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Behind The Scenes of ‘Frozen & Encanto’ – Disney On Ice

Elsa and Mirabel

Disney On Ice is taking us behind the scenes of their new show! Two of Disney animation’s most recent mega box office hits, Frozen (2013) and Encanto (2021) come together on ice skates for a brand-new magical offering. In the sneak peek video entitled “Making of Frozen & Encanto,” producer Juliette Feld Grossman immediately recognizes the high bar of adapting academy-award-winning films for the ice ...

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Dreamy NEW Earbands Available on shopDisney Right Now!

New shopDisney Earbands

Your ear headband game is about to go to the next level with the new designs now available on shopDisney. Thank goodness you don’t have to wait for your next Disney Parks vacation to grab a pair of these. Check out the Disney magic of nine headband designs listed as new on shopDisney’s Adult Ear Hats & Headbands page. Walt ...

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Kermit the Frog and Animal Explore Disney Park After Hours

Kermit the Frog and Animal Visit Disney's Animal Kingdom

Happy Earth Week! Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is celebrating this environmentally focussed month with extra festivities because Saturday, April 22 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Animal Kingdom Park. It’s also Earth Day! Disney is celebrating with fun treats, environmental awareness, and some rare character sightings. However, two famous faces took to Animal Kingdom after hours this month ...

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