In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of August 25, 2017

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In Case You Missed ItBoo….to…you….a Boo….to…you…. Bahahaha!  I did it! I got that song stuck in your head didn’t I? It’s officially fall beginning today, well at least according to Walt Disney World, because tonight is the kick off for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party! Who’s excited about attending this year’s event and what are you going to dress up as?

This week, take a look at one of the interesting pilots ABC has ordered, find out what La Cava has up their sleeves, and more.

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

 

Guests who will be attending a Force Friday event on September 1 will want to make sure to download the Star Wars app so they can take part in an Augmented Reality experience. 

If you are an Annual Passholder, you won’t want to miss this helpful discount to bring in friends or family who don’t have APs.

Are you ready for the next Instagrammable craze revolving around Disney creations? Then you’ll want to stop at Joffrey’s Tea Traders at Disney Springs where Mickey or Minnie will swim in your coffee. Pretty awesome, right? 

Oh my goodness, La Cava has done it again! The tequila bar at the Mexico Pavilion in Epcot has added the Universe of Energy Margarita. (They also offer a drink to honor the Maelstrom attraction too!) Who else is picking one up on their next visit?

Looks like the Walt Disney World Golf website has a blog. If you’re a golfer, learn about some updates that are happening with the golf courses. (Sometimes even I’m surprised when I find something!)

Disneyland is going to gain a whopping total of of 455 parking spots in its Toy Story lot.

A new PBS documentary is going to be airing on September 8 celebrating the life of Disney artist Tyrus Wong called “Tyrus.” I know I’m going to be watching. What about you?

Could it be? Could we actually be getting an Obi-Wan Kenobi backstory film? According to recent reports, it would seem so. Does this news excite you? (Also, it would be a shame not to cast Ewan McGregor in the role again, right?)

Holy Jetsons! That’s right….The Jetsons could be coming back to TV, as ABC has ordered for a live-action version of the cartoon. This could be interesting. So get ready to meet George Jetson, his boy Elroy, daughter Judy, and Jane his wife onca gain.

A lawsuit that Universal Orlando is battling about the origins of its concept for Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen has survived a motion to dismiss.

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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 August 25, 2017

  • August 25, 2017 at 1:03 pm
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    I can’t imagine anyone (living) playing a live-action Obi-Wan other than Ewan McGregor. Make it happen!

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