In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of April 10, 2015

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April showers bring….fantastic and fun “In Case You Missed It” articles! Is that not how the saying goes? Darn.

Anyway, have I got some great things for you today. Read on to find out more about how well the city of Orlando did this year, what you can expect with Inside Out, and so much more!

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

Mental Floss shares details on what Walt Disney thought the Bathroom of Tomorrow would look like.

Way to go Orlando! The city welcomed a record setting 62 million visitors in 2014. In addition, sources indicate that the city could potentially break that record this year, in 2015!

Um…ok? Apparently a woman tried to bring in her baby Bengal tiger into Walt Disney World, claiming it was a service animal.¬† I’ve heard a lot, but this one takes the cake.

Ever wanted the ability to track your suitcase, or charge your iPhone through your luggage, or transform into another piece all-together? Technology is making luggage take on a whole new look with “smart luggage.”

Could “The Muppet Show” be coming back? Sources say it’s quite possible! (And with who’s behind it, sounds like it could be extremely funny!)

Do you read Ridley Pearson books? Well, his newest foray take things back, way back with Disneyland from 1955, in a new collection called “The Return: Disney Lands.” It takes the characters from “Kingdom Keepers” and puts a new spin on the story. It certainly sounds intriguing!

If you are curious about Inside Out, then you need to read this preview piece; it goes into more depth of what we can expect when the film hits theaters.

Here’s another live-action remake. Pinocchio is the next film slated to be redone.

If you are looking forward to The Incredibles 2, then you will be happy to know that Brad Bird is now working on writing the film. This is fantastic news, for sure!

Are you ready to be able to watch Star Wars on your iPad? Well, beginning today, you can! Will you be purchasing digital copies of these films to watch on your devices?

IMAX and Disney have reached a deal to release many of their live action and animated films through 2017. Do you typically see these types of releases in IMAX or do you choose other options?

Will you be attending Rock the Universe at Universal Orlando? Here’s a list of the performers for this year!

While Universal Hollywood is currently building a Fast and the Furious attraction, and with the massive success of the recent Fast and the Furious release in theaters, the question now comes up…would you like to see a Fast and the Furious attraction come to Universal Orlando too?

In Case We Missed It

 

What did we miss? Attach¬†your ideas to a digital copy of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and send it to blog@touringplans.com with the words “In Case You Missed It” in the subject line.

 

Rikki Niblett

I am a co-host of the Be Our Guest Podcast and do lots of other fun Disney stuff all around the interwebs! You can follow me on Twitter or Instagram at @RikkiNibs or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/rikkinibs

2 thoughts on “In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of April 10, 2015

  • April 10, 2015 at 4:25 pm
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    So you think I will have a problem getting in with my service python? Hopefully, this lady was making a point with the ridiculous people and their “service” pigs, dogs, etc.

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    • April 10, 2015 at 8:29 pm
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      A less sensationalistic version of the story wouldn’t have waited until the next to last paragraph to mention it WAS NOT A TIGER.

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