In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of November 20, 2015

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This week is Mickey Mouse’s Birthday! Happy birthday to the big cheese!

We have lots of great stories this week including celebrations of Fantasia, as well as the announcement of Walt Disney World 50 years ago, a look at who Harry and Betty are (who? you’ll find out), and more!

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

 

50 years ago a momentous thing happened. Walt Disney World (or should I say The Florida Project) was announced to the press by Walt Disney.

More people need to do this. A young man decided he wanted to get an autograph of a very special person. This is my must read story of the week.

There was a scary experience for guests staying at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort as this week the resort was evacuated.

Bad news for Walt Disney World this week. Monorail Coral was in an accident with the tow unit. Luckily, no one was injured, but it’s still not something you like to hear.

Tsavo the elephant has returned to Disney’s Animal Kingdom after spending two years at the troubled National Elephant Center.

Who are Harry and Betty and why are their names seen at Haunted Mansion Holiday? Find out in this incredibly touching story.

The Walt Disney Company is one of LinkedIn’s Most InDemand employers. Do you follow Disney on LinkedIn?

We now know who will be composing the score of Zootopia. It’s Michael Giacchino!

Fantasia celebrated its 75th anniversary. Here are 9 things you may not have known about the film. Which one is your favorite?

Get ready! Mary Poppins will be airing on ABC on December 12. This is the first network broadcast of the classic film in 13 years.

If Disney has their way, Star Wars will live forever. Wired shares the story in this great article.

Star Wars Battlefront was released and is ambitious in scope. Digital Trends shares their thoughts on the game. Have you purchased it yet? What are your thoughts?

In Case We Missed It

 

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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

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