Author Archives: Becky Burkett

NWS Issues Warning to Disney World Guests & Others to “Brace” For Significant Change in Weather Overnight

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The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for Walt Disney World and the surrounding areas, urging those in the area to “brace” for a significant change in weather overnight. The NWS issued a Special Weather Statement at 2:14 p.m. EST, warning of sub-freezing temperatures in the area overnight. Temperatures after 11:00 p.m. local time and throughout the ...

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NFL in Talks to Acquire Part of The Walt Disney Company’s Assets

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Disney and the National Football League are currently in talks that could potentially alter the less-than-stellar trajectory of ESPN’s performance and forever change how and where NFL games are watched by fans across the country. ESPN: Disney’s Achilles Heel It’s no secret that The Walt Disney Company has an Achilles heel, otherwise known as ESPN. The Disney-owned sports network has ...

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You Can Now Visit a Life-Size Version of Andy’s Room From Pixar’s ‘Toy Story’ & Other Pixar Film Locations

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In early 2023, Pixar announced a fifth installment in the highly successful and wildly popular Toy Story¬†film franchise, but since Disney has yet to announce a theatrical release date for the film, there’s another way for you to get your Toy Story¬†fix while you wait. Did you know there’s a huge, life-sized version of Andy’s room from Pixar’s Toy Story ...

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First Imagineer in Disney’s History to Receive Honor Only Received By Walt Disney So Far

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One of Disney’s Imagineers has been selected as an inductee into the National Inventors Hall of Fame, setting a record as the first Imagineer to receive the honor–and only the second person with The Walt Disney Company to be inducted. Lanny Smoot, a Disney Research Fellow and member of the Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development department, has been selected ...

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Sorry, ‘Star Wars’ Fans, Carrie Fisher Was NOT the First Choice to Play Princess Leia

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The¬†Star Wars¬†fanverse has been turned on its side today with news that late actress Carrie Fisher was not Lucasfilm’s first choice for an actress to play Princess Leia. Not only that, but Fisher ultimately became synonymous with the fearless Rebel Alliance leader because the actress George Lucas wanted for the role turned down the offer. During a recent episode of¬†The ...

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