In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of October 20, 2017

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In Case You Missed ItIt’s a good week! Why? Well because I’m in Walt Disney World this weekend! It’s always a good week when you can say that!

This week, we have a new trailer to watch, got to see Disney night on Dancing With the Stars, and more. Let’s get on with the news!

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


Wow! Crazy news out of runDisney. All races for Disneyland have been put on hiatus. What do you think of this turn of events? The rumors had been floating around for a while that something big was going on behind the scenes. Looks like that was true.

This quarter’s theme park injury report is out.

The 2017 Disney Accelerator program’s recent Demo Day showcased eleven companies that help to provide an insight into where Disney sees the future of theme park technology. What from this intrigues you?

The week, the Disney Company was recognized for innovation on workplace equality.

Apparantly that Disney Weddings special that ran on Freeform earlier this year was pretty darned successful, because it’s going to be turned into its own series. Did you watch it when it was on earlier this year? What did you think?

This week was Disney night on Dancing With the Stars! Which was your favorite performance of the night?

Looks like Solo: A Star Wars Story is the title for the Han Solo film. What do you think of this title? Doesn’t get any more simpler than that.

This week we got to see the trailer for Black Panther. Looks pretty awesome, right?

Speaking of Marvel films, looks like filming is currently taking place for Ant-Man and the Wasp. Take a look at some of these new on-set photos.

Hahaha! Film makers John Musker and Ron Clements appear as their cartoon versions of many of their films. Take a look at these fun Easter eggs.

Oh I’m crying. The Mighty Ducks is 25 years old. What?! Take a look at a review of the film when it came out by The Hollywood Reporter.

Here’s part 4 of the Universal behind the scenes for Halloween Horror Nights where they look at the scare-actors.

Ok, I downloaded this the moment I heard about it. Universal has unveiled its brand new emoji keyboard and it’s fantastic.

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

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