In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of August 28, 2015

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ICYMIAugust is almost over…what?! Seriously. What?! We’re about to start soon with Halloween festivities in the parks soon and I’m not quite ready! Bring back summer!

The news was flowing this week, with new runDisney shoes, throwbacks to Disney past, and much more. We’ve got it all here in this week’s In Case You Missed It!

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


Wow will this be nice. Disney is proposing a fly-over that would allow guests headed to Disney’s Contemporary Resort or Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort to not have to stop at the toll plaza any longer. This is so welcome. But that’s just one of the many different road improvements proposed by Disney.

Why is it that nothing Marvel related was announced for Disneyland at this year’s D23 Expo? Here are some of the potential reasons.

Looking for the 38 Essential Disney Dishes and Restaurants? Find them here. Which is your top choice?

Oh boy! How cute are these new runDisney/New Balance shoes?

Before Disney introduced us to the incredibly odd Seven Dwarfs Mine Train video, there was this incredibly trippy promotion from Eastern Airlines. Which one is scarier to you?

Speaking of things from Disney past, let’s head back through time…back to Adventure Thru Inner Space. Oh I love the classic Disney footage!

Looking to hear some great stories about Walt Disney and his family? I’ve found them this week, courtesy of Jim Korkis. Which story is your favorite?

Did you catch the Instagram Star Wars snippet that blew up the internet yesterday? While not much new content was released from it, there were a couple of small teases. Here it is, if you did miss it.

Speaking on Instagram and um what did I seem moments…you don’t want to miss this image courtesy of Josh Gad.

Going to Halloween Horror Nights? Here are the houses you can expect to experience.

Also, did you see the news? Universal announced that in 2017, guests will be able to experience Fast & Furious: Supercharged. Find out what will have to disappear for this attraction to be introduced to the Universal Orlando family.

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Rikki Niblett

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4 thoughts on “In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of August 28, 2015

  • August 28, 2015 at 6:10 pm

    I wish New Balance would make the Run Disney shoes available for everyone. Also, I am super excited about the Fast and Furious ride coming to Universal.

  • August 28, 2015 at 8:32 pm

    The voice-over at the end of the Eastern Airlines commercial is Orson Welles, I think.

  • August 28, 2015 at 11:31 pm

    Ha! I had to google “fly-over.” Apparently that means overpass? It’s not a term used in the northern part of the States!


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