In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of January 6, 2017

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Welcome to 2017! I hope so far your year is off to a rousing success! As for me, I’m down in Orlando cheering for those running this weekend in the Walt Disney World marathon. If you see me, make sure to say hi!

This week, another company has aligned with the Disney company, Disney raked in the money domestically at the box office, and more.

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

 

Oh my gosh! I’m gonna need to make sure to ride Kilimanjaro Safaris this weekend. There was a baby elephant born recently and it’s simply adorable!

Head’s up! If you bought this infant hoodie sweatshirt, it is being recalled due to buttons that could pop off.

Some sad news this week. Famed Disney artist, Tyrus Wong passed away.

Panasonic has entered into an alliance with Disney as the “Official Projection Technology.”

Last year was a good year for Disney and the box office. The Walt Disney Studios made over $3 billion domestically. That’s the first time any U.S. major studio has ever hit that mark. But with the slate that they had last year, I have to say, I’m not surprised. Are you?

Wow! This is really cool to watch. Check out this video of the evolution of Walt Disney Animation.

Uh…ok….Woody Harrelson could become a member of the Star Wars franchise. What do you think about this potential casting choice?

Many people know that Disney is famous for their topiary displays, but did you know that Seuss Landing has some really creative ones too? Take a look!

Is the Wizarding World of Harry Potter about to get a fun new projection mapping show? If it did come to fruition, what would you like to see included?

In Case We Missed It

What did we miss? Attach your ideas to a Beauty and the Beast T-Shirt and send it to blog@touringplans.com with the words “In Case You Missed It” in the subject line.

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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