In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of February 5, 2016

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ICYMIWho is ready for some football? Who is ready for commercials? Who’s ready for delicious food? I am ready for two out of the three. What are you must excited for?

This week, we have information about Fulton’s Crab House seeing some changes, a walk down memory lane with Pixar, a tribute to Alan Rickman at Universal, and more. Come along with me!

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

 

The Walt Disney Company is officially the most powerful brand, according to one study. Do you agree?

Ethan Allen is partnering with Disney to make furniture! Would you purchase this for your home?

Looks like Fulton’s Crab House is in for a very lengthy overall at Disney Springs. What are your thoughts? Do you think it’s necessary to revamp the restaurant or was it fine the way it was to you?

Star Wars fans want one simple thing when it comes to the upcoming Star Wars Land. What is it? It’s what Harry Potter has at Universal. Do you agree with the article’s sentiments?

Disney has announced that they will be doing a third year of their startup accelerator program and they are currently accepting applications.

If you are a Snapchatter, here is where you can get all the awesome Disney filters in each of the parks.

Wow…this is some skill and talent. See this version of the Disney Wonder in Minecraft form.

Did the tweaks to The Muppets make you happy?

Here are 8 Easter Eggs you should look out for on your next viewing of The Force Awakens. Did you see any of them before?

Wow! Pixar is 30! Take a stroll down memory lane with these vintage images. Which is your favorite Pixar film or short?

This week, Comcast confirmed that Universal Orlando Resort paid $130 million for 475 acres of land “adjacent to an existing theme park”.

As a part of the Hard Rock Hotel’s anniversary, the hotel has rolled out (or should it be rock and rolled out) quite a few new pieces of memorabilia to celebrate.

Watch as Potter fans pay tribute to Alan Rickman at A Celebration of Harry Potter.

Universal has started new business classes in partnership with Marcus Lemonis of CNBC’s “The Profit.”

 

 

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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

2 thoughts on “In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of February 5, 2016

  • February 5, 2016 at 7:14 pm
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    I would definitely consider some Disney Ethan Allen furniture 🙂 I imagine it would inspired furniture (not recreated) so it would be like Disney Bounding for your home.

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  • February 5, 2016 at 7:38 pm
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    If they redo Fulton’s, they should restore the paddlewheel and smokestacks so it looks like a steamship again.

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