As brush fires continue to burn out of control across Orlando, a lot of blame is now being put on the fireworks that Walt Disney World parks shoot high into the air on a nightly basis. April is usually the start of the rainy season in Orlando, but there has been very little precipitation at all. Show More Summary
Walt Disney World in Florida appears poised to launch the highest-profile commercial deployment of driverless passenger vehicles to date, testing a fleet of driverless shuttles that could cart passengers through parking lots and around its theme parks. According to sources with direct knowledge...
By Robert Niles: Celebrating a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion at the Walt Disney World Resort? Insiders long have known that you can order custom birthday and specialty cakes at Disney World, but if you don't want to spend big bucks or plan in advance (yeah... Show More Summary
Just like Disneyland in California, visitors to the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World get into the park via Main Street U.S.A. It’s the fade in to the rest of the park, which holds the record for most-attended theme park in the world. It opened October 1, 1971. Roy Disney dedicated the park that day, […]
When it comes to the legend of Walt Disney’s final statement, Kurt Russell has the last word. Disney Studios has always been a huge part of the actor’s career. He signed a 10-year contract with the studio early on and now Russell is starring as Star-Lord’s dad, Ego, in Disney and Marvel’s upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Show More Summary
Don’t expect Buzz Lightyear, Elsa or Toothless the dragon to go on strike next week. As Hollywood makes contingency plans for the possibility of another writers’ walkout, the major animation studios — including Walt Disney Animation, Pixar Animation and DreamWorks Animation — have little reason...
Many women dream of having their own fairy-tale wedding one day, and it looks like Taylor got exactly that. Taylor and her now-husband Tyler held their wedding at a very fitting location: Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, aka The Most Magical Place on Earth. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Many theme park fans love to debate which Disney theme park resort is better: Walt Disney World or Disneyland? With several attractions essentially duplicated on each coast, fans can concoct point-by-point comparisons to argue which version of those riders is superior. Show More Summary
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J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis were friends and carried on epic literary and religious discussions. They also went to see Disney's first animated feature film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, together in 1938 or '39. They hated it. Tolkien was particularly repulsed by how Disney portrayed dwarves. Show More Summary
Disney•Pixar released the official trailer for Cars 3, the upcoming animated sequel to Cars and Cars 2 produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The trailer finds Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) hitting rock bottom and training hard to make a comeback by fulfilling one last racing dream. Cars 3 is set […]
Walt Disney Co.’s ESPN network will cut about 100 staffers this week, according to a person familiar with the matter, as the leader in sports TV copes with rising programming costs and an... To view the full story, click the title l...
Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 business lessons of 2015. See the full list here. Walt Disney World—a massive experiment in friction-free user experience that has inspired projects in industries ranging from health care to sports. Show More Summary
That whirring sound you hear is Walt Disney spinning in his grave, or his cryogenic vault, or whatever his final resting place really is. According to Jezebel, actors “Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen have signed on to voice gay lovers Timon and Pumbaa (respectively) in Disney’s upcoming ‘live action’ remake of The Lion King, according to an exclusive report from The Wrap.”
The history of Disney has always been one of technology complementing the story. For example, Walt Disney helped create the multiplane camera to help democratize animation, tech used for the first time in the movie “Snow White.” Without that innovation, it would not have been possible to make full-length animation movies. Show More Summary
Today, Walt Disney Pictures set release dates for a bunch of their movies coming to theaters over the next couple years, and that included their live-action remake of the modern animated classic The Lion King. Director Jon Favreau is...Show More Summary
When the Walt Disney Co. wrote a check for more than $4 billion in 2009 to acquire Marvel Entertainment Inc., Disney fans predicted a massive invasion of superheroes at the company’s Anaheim resort. That seems to be coming true, with the opening next month of Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout,...
Success is not always what it seems. Steven Spielberg had his share of failures and setbacks before becoming successful. So did Walt Disney and Michael Jordan. Arianne Huffington, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates experienced many ups and downs before they became successful in their respective fields. Show More Summary