Disney Pushes Back Overlay Change Date For Popular Attraction

Haunted Mansion Holiday

Every year, Disney Imagineers and Cast Members work incredibly hard to prepare the theme parks for Halloween and the holiday season. Not only are there decorations all over the Parks — like Jack O’Lanterns and garlands — but several attractions also receive special overlays. At Walt Disney World Resort, the Magic Kingdom’s world-famous Jungle Cruise becomes the Jingle Cruise. And ...

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Johnny Depp Releases Statement After Amber Heard Drops Appeal

Johnny Depp Jack Sparrow

On December 19, Aquaman actress Amber Heard shocked everyone when she announced on Instagram that she was dropping her appeal in her defamation case against Johnny Depp. Back in April, Depp and Heard engaged in a tense courtroom battle, with both claiming the other had defamed them. In the end, a jury decided that Ms. Heard and Mr. Depp were both ...

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Character Dining Finally Returning to Disney World’s Most Popular Restaurant!

Cinderella's Royal Table

For those looking into dining options at Walt Disney World Resort, there seem to be endless options. There are nearly 400 eateries to choose from, covering everything from snacks to counter-service meals, sit-down restaurants, and more. While counter-service/quick-service spots are great for those looking to save a little, there’s no question that sit-down dining experiences are something special — especially ...

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Disney Stock Drops After ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Misses Box Office Marks

Avatar Disney Stock

On December 16, Avatar fans around the world were finally celebrating getting what they had been waiting years for — the sequel, Avatar: The Way of Water, was released in theaters. The Way of Water saw the return of Sam Worthington as Jake Sully, Zoe Saldaña as Neytiri, and Stephen Lang as Miles Quaritch. Sigourney Weaver also returned as Kiri, a role different from ...

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Iger, Where Are You? Disney Genie+ Gets a New Price Point

Bob Iger and EPCOT

Sorry, Disney fans… former Disney CEO Bob Chapek may be out, but many of the “Chapek-era” experiences still live on… including the not-so-popular Disney experience, Genie+. Walt Disney World Resort used the COVID-19 pandemic as a chance to push the reset button on many Disney Park experiences. We can still remember the painful news when the complimentary Disney FastPass+, the ...

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Amber Heard Drops Appeal Against Johnny Depp Verdict, Continues to Claim She Was Victim of “Domestic and Sexual Violence”

Johnny Depp Amber Heard

For six weeks, the world watched as Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp and his ex-wife, Aquaman actress Amber Heard, went head-to-head in a heated defamation trial. The fight began when The Washington Post published an OpEd, in which Heard accused Depp of domestic abuse. During the trial, Depp and Heard were referred to as “mutual abusers”, but in the end, the jury ...

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Disney Park Officially Bans Resale of Merchandise

Disney Bans Resellers

It seems like one Disney Park is tired of its merchandise being purchased in bulk, then being resold for profit by Disney resellers. In an effort to stop resellers, Tokyo Disney Resort is banning merchandise resale. It’s no secret that Disney merchandise is highly collectible. When Walt Disney World released its 50th Anniversary merchandise, for example, there was a swarm ...

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How 2023 Will Look Different at Walt Disney World

Mickey Mouse

With only a few weeks left in 2022, we’re excited to turn the corner into a New Year. With the ever-changing Walt Disney World Resort, here’s what Disney fans should expect to look different in 2023. New Leadership It’s no surprise that Disney fans are thrilled that the former CEO of The Walt Disney Company, Bob Chapek, was removed from ...

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Iconic EPCOT Attraction Remains Closed Indefinitely

Spaceship Earth EPCOT

Disney Park Guests visiting EPCOT for the busy holiday season will want to take note, as EPCOT’s iconic World Showcase attraction is now scheduled to remain closed with no reopening in sight. January 2023 is shaping up to be a busy refurbishment month for Walt Disney World Resort. Credit: Inside The Magic At Magic Kingdom Park, Guests are still waiting ...

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Universal CEO Thinks They Have Disney Animation Beat. Is He Right?

Universal beating disney

Disney, once the undisputed champion of Animation, is now struggling to keep pace with the competition. Universal, in particular, has been a thorn in Disney’s side in recent years, which is sort of history coming  full circle. One of Walt Disney’s early jobs was animating for Universal, where he developed Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. An ownership dispute cause Disney to ...

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