In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of June 30, 2017

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In Case You Missed ItWho is seeing Despicable Me 3 this weekend? I can’t wait to see what Gru, the girls, and the Minions are up to this time!

This week, we have a bunch of patents that have been filed, we say our fond farewell to a dated attraction, and much more! Let’s get to it!

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


Could there be a new hotel in the works for the Walt Disney World Resort? New rumors indicate that it could be the case, but Disney may not be the one who’s building it.

Speaking of rumors, is a Ratatouille ride actually coming to Epcot? Permits indicate that it really could be possible. What do you think of this potential new addition?

Is Disney looking to build a Captain America attraction? According to a patent that was recently filed, they could be. How cool does this sound?

FastPass is changing at Disneyland. Testing started just recently where Fastpass machine will still spit out a small piece of paper, but it will serve as a reminder of the appointed Fastpass time.

Donald Trump will have a speaking role in the Hall of Presidents.

Fans of DisneyQuest are getting ready to say goodbye. Will you miss the interactive-gaming center?

I get super aggravated when I’ve budgeted out my vacation only to learn that I forgot I have to pay a baggage fee, or a resort fee, or parking. USA Today shared what are some of the more outrageous travel fees. Gotta admit, I agree with pretty much all of them.

Could there be more cruise ships sailing out of Port Canaveral soon?

A new Disney Junior show, Vampirina will include voices from Lorelai Gilmore and Dawson Leery. I mean Lauren Graham and James Van Der Beek. The show debuts this fall!

Are you ready to go Rogue? If you missed Rogue One in the theaters, you can catch it on Netflix in July.

Well, we know who is going to be taking on the Han Solo film. What do you think about them bringing in Ron Howard?

Disney is being sued currently based off the movie Inside Out.

This week, we celebrated 20 years of Harry Potter. And Universal has been celebrating 7 years of the deliciousness that is Butterbeer. (I’m a hot fan….mmmmm….hot Butterbeer!)


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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

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