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‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Producer Shifts Focus From Johnny Depp to Will Smith

The unparalleled success of the highly acclaimed Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise is undoubtedly owed to the exceptional portrayal of the iconic character Captain Jack Sparrow by the esteemed actor Johnny Depp. While there were undoubtedly other talented actors who played significant roles in the series, it is crucial to acknowledge the true visionary responsible for the creation of this beloved ...

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Here’s Your Chance to Sail With Disney Cruise Line For FREE

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Don’t let the fall decorations fool you; summer is still alive at Disney with their newest Disney Cruise Line Sweepstakes. Experience the magic of Disney’s 100 years of animation with an unforgettable journey aboard the Disney Wish. Join the celebration of enchanting storytelling through the Magic of Disney Princess Sweepstakes presented by shopDisney. Embark on a four-night adventure from Port ...

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Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’ Dead as a Doornail Due to Shameless Plugs

Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’ Dead as a Doornail Due to Shameless Plugs

Disney’s newest attempt at box office gold, The Haunted Mansion, is a messy failure. As of August 1, The Haunted Mansion had only earned around $30 million domestically, tacking on another $10 million outside of the United States and Canada. Much like its predecessor, The Little Mermaid, despite the esteemed and elaborate promotional efforts of Disney, their newest retelling, based on the extremely ...

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After 100 Years of Animation, Here Are the Most Annoying Disney Characters Ever

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Walt Disney Studios has been telling stories full of vibrant, complex, and memorable characters for a century. Through these years, pop icons like Mickey Mouse have been born, and franchises have been built on the strong shoulders of other leading characters like Captain Jack Sparrow. Disney, as a master storyteller, has always been able to create lasting impressions through different ...

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Johnny Depp Turns Down Major Role, Chooses Disney Instead

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Even now, despite public perception, Johnny Depp remains in high demand if the price is right.   Most of us are familiar with Johnny Depp, a well-known face in Hollywood. He rose to fame among Disney fans as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean and has played several award-winning roles prior to and since his days as the dashing pirate ...

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Yes! August Is Too Early to Celebrate Halloween at Disney World

Yes! August Is Too Early to Celebrate Halloween at Disney

July has come and gone, and although it seems like we were firing off fireworks in celebration of the Fourth of July only 15 minutes ago, Disney World and Disneyland have moved on to spookier things. It’s August 1, and as of yesterday, Halloween decorations are up at Magic Kingdom.  Although August is technically still part of summer, it is ...

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If You Only Get To Visit One EPCOT Festival, Make It This One

If You Only Get To Visit One EPCOT Festival, Make It This One

Just in case you weren’t aware, there’s an exciting secret about EPCOT that’s worth sharing. It’s also worth heavy consideration when planning your next Disney World trip! Throughout the year, visitors to the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow can enjoy a variety of one-of-a-kind festivals. These EPCOT festivals showcase different themes, such as the arts, food, gardening, and even holidays, ...

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