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

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ICYMIOne minute it’s Halloween and the next, hello Christmas! The parks are currently going through their annual identity crisis where Halloween is disappearing slowly, but Christmas is slowly creeping in.

The Muppets are going to be a part of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, we get a preview of Beauty and the Beast, and more this week! Let’s get to the fun!

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

 

Did you know that President Nixon gave his infamous, “I am not a crook” speech a a popular Walt Disney World Resort?

It appears that Planet Hollywood will be opening in December. The restaurant is currently taking reservations beginning December 15 on their website.

Disney is currently pretty quiet on the road to succession, as we gear up to Bob Iger’s retirement.

To serve families this holiday season, Disney is working with several nonprofits organizations to help make a difference with their “Share the Joy” campaign.

The Muppets are slated to take Manhattan as they will be present this year for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Do you love watching the parade each year?

Well, add another live action remake film to the Disney docket. What do you think of this newest option.

Do you love Dumbo? The film recently celebrated its 75th anniversary. So, here are some things you may not have known about the film.

Take a listen to one of the songs from Moana that you’ll have on repeat.

Zootopia, Captain America: Civil War, and Finding Dory have all helped the Walt Disney Studios to its biggest year ever at the global box office. Oh and there’s two months to go and some big movies left on the Disney docket. What is the total that you think they will end up taking in this year?

Holy wow! If you’re looking forward to the upcoming live action, Beauty and the Beast, you’ll want to pick up this week’s copy of Entertainment Weekly.

I don’t usually share these pics when celebrities visit theme parks, but this one…this one is special and awesome –  Micheal J. Fox went Back to the Future.

Race Through New York with Jimmy Fallon looks pretty interesting according to the latest news about the attraction. Plus, look at that concept art! How gorgeous!

The developer who lost property courtesy of foreclosure that Universal then recently purchased seeks to block the company from building potential theme parks.

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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 November 4, 2016

  • November 4, 2016 at 10:47 pm
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    Hi Rikki, I like reading your articles as I usually haven’t read the articles you find for us. I must say that I really can’t drum up any enthusiasm for (another!) Snow White live action film. I don’t know what they would have to add to the story to get me interested. Loved the Michael J. Fox picture! Thanks very much.

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