Author Archives: Spencer Johnette

Disney Fans Petition For Princess Performers Without Makeup

Disney fans are rallying around an open letter addressing concerns with the Character Performers at the Walt Disney World Resort, which petitions for the Entertainment department to stop using makeup… At least on one Disney Princess. When visiting Disney Parks, the prospect of getting to meet your favorite character up close and personal can turn an ordinary day into an ...

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‘Little Mermaid’ Haters Try to Sink Disney’s Latest Live Action Ahead of Release

  Previously, DisneyDining reported on the first record broken by the live-action film before its May 26 theatrical release. Debuted during the Academy Awards on March 10, 2023, the first official trailer for The Little Mermaid (2023) achieved record-breaking numbers online, amassing a total of 108 million views within just its first 24 hours online. RELATED: Leaked Trailer Shows New Footage ...

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How Disney World Helped This ‘HSM’ Star Realize She Was Gay

jojo siwa in front of the tea cups at disneyland with friend

According to popular children’s media star JoJo Siwa, the Walt Disney World Resort remains one of the most pivotal sites in her life due to its relationship to her realizations of identity and romance. Siwa, now 19, got her start as a media personality through appearances on the popular reality TV show Dance Moms. Since then, Siwa has become an ...

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This Disney Park May Not Reopen

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The Walt Disney World Resort has shut down Typhoon Lagoon ahead of its grand reopening due to inclement weather delays. Will it ever reopen? After undergoing a long hiatus in 2022 for repairs, Walt Disney World was set to reopen this theme park yesterday, on Mach 19, 2023. Unfortunately, Disney Parks decided to push back the opening date due to ...

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‘Snow White’ Star Reveals “Terrifying” Expectations of Her Role on Set

Science suggests Disney's live-action remake of 'Snow White' will be a massive failure

Rachel Zegler, lead in Disney’s upcoming 2024 Snow White live-action film, recently spoke to the terrifying expectations she grappled with after being cast in the titular role. Though she’s only starred in two movies for the brief duration of her professional film career, West Side Story (2021) and Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023), the future Hunger Games: The Ballad ...

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Universal Studios Theme Park to Close

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This popular theme park will close at the Universal Orlando Resort is closing today due to unforeseen circumstances to the disappointment of Guests. RELATED: Universal Fans Rejoice Over Wizarding World of Harry Potter Update! After the success of Universal Studios Hollywood’s studio tour and accompanying attractions added in the 1960s and ’70s, the company turned its sights towards Orlando, Florida, already ...

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‘The Little Mermaid’ Live Action Already Breaks One Record

The Walt Disney Company has achieved a new record with its upcoming 2023 live-action film, The Little Mermaid, which premieres on May 26. Although the first teaser trailer for the reimagined take from director Rob Marshall debuted months back, Disney released the first official trailer the same day as Halle Bailey (Ariel) and Melissa McCarthy (Ursula)’s attended the Oscars and ...

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Josh Gad Has Called Fake ‘Little Mermaid’ Fans “Pathetic”

josh gad a white man with glasses and dark hair beside an image of halle baileys black little mermaid with red locs peeking from behind a rock

Well-known Disney actor Josh Gad recently dubbed so-called fans of The Little Mermaid “pathetic” online. Gad, known for his roles as the voice of Olaf the snowman for the Frozen franchise, and LeFou in the live-action Beauty and the Beast (2017), responded to the enormous backlash against the upcoming Little Mermaid live-action, starring Black singer-songwriter and actress Halle Bailey. Since ...

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Universal Fans Rejoice Over Wizarding World of Harry Potter Update!

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Universal Studios fans are elated about the return of this spectacular nighttime performance at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, teased in a new theme park update. Though not exactly as large as the two-park Wizarding World at Universal Studios Florida, the smaller version at Universal Studios Hollywood in Southern California still goes a long way to providing magic to ...

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