In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of March 4, 2016

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ICYMIAre you excited? Zootopia is here! It certainly looks cute. Will you be seeing the movie this weekend?

This week, we say goodbye to yet another Disney Legend, praise Inside Out for winning Best Animated Film, and take a trip with Dory. Come along on the ride that is In Case You Missed It!

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

 

Who’s ready to go cruising on Disney Cruise Line? Soon, we’ll have two new ships to sail on – one in 2021 and one in 2023. (I have to wait THAT long! Boo! I’ve already got the countdown clock going.)

Also newsworthy from the Disney shareholders meeting this week, Star Wars Land breaks ground at both Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios beginning next month.

Here is a recap of the shareholders meeting, if you missed the hubbub yesterday.

Could two new features be coming to MyMagic+? It certainly looks like it. Are you excited by these potential additions?

This one hurts. 10 Citizens of Hollywood will be given the axe at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The Citizens were always a bright spot in my park touring day at DHS. I would enjoy stopping when I saw them performing and catching their incredibly quick wits.

A new chef de cuisine is coming to Monsieur Paul at the France Pavilion in Epcot.

Disney is being sued by a former server saying her income took a hit because she had to spend too much time on duties that didn’t generate tips.

This week, we lost a Disney Legend. We honor and remember Jack Lindquist.

Guests visiting WDW who are there with their family now have another option for getting around. UberFAMILY has arrived in Orlando.

If you’re like me, you like to avoid the car rental counter for one simple reason…the high pressure the company puts on you about purchasing their insurance. But here is an intriguing article with 8 things you really need to know in the case that something goes wrong on your rental car and you’ve declined the insurance.

Disney will be expanding Disney Infinity 3.0. There will also be new play sets, characters, and power discs.

Congratulations to Inside Out for winning Best Animated Feature at the Oscars this week. But the best part of the win was arguably the speech given for the win.

Speaking of awards, here are all the accolades presented to the Walt Disney Company for their films from the past year during award season.

Judy Hopps is the hero your daughter (or you) have been waiting for. Find out why.

I thought this was really interesting. If you take any fun pics seeing Zootopia? You’ll be able to make Google Photos animations and Shared Albums and be able to share with !

It’s time to find Dory! Catch the trailer of the upcoming film, Finding Dory. Are you excited to go back to the big blue world?

I am satisfied with this announcement and I think you will be too because if you’re a fan of Big Hero 6, you’re gonna want to read this. There is going to be a Big Hero 6 animated TV series for DisneyXD in 2017. *fist bump* Ba-la-la-la-la

Uh…I didn’t know we needed a fourth one of these, but I’m sure I’ll be sucked right into this one too. High School Musical 4 is coming.

Another thing I didn’t know was necessary…a film about it’s a small world.

 

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

One thought on “In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of March 4, 2016

  • March 4, 2016 at 3:39 pm
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    Additional fastpasses from your phone, FINALLY!

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