In Case You Missed It: News and Rumors – Week of August 7, 2020

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It’s hard to believe that school is starting back up here soon. For some even this week. Whether you’ll be doing it virtually or in person, I wish you the best of luck in your school year!

This week, find out what Disney movie will be added to Disney+, see which attraction had trouble this week, and more.

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

This week, Disney released their earnings and as expected, things weren’t so rosy. As far as the parks are concerned, the spike in COVID-19 in Florida last month has resulted in higher cancellations than first anticipated.

On this ride on Splash Mountain….it’s not of question of if you may get wet, it’s a question of you WILL get wet.

Well, who wouldn’t like to get a check signed by Mickey Mouse or Walt Disney?

Disney Launchpad: Shorts Incubator, a new filmmaking program dedicated to amplifying underrepresented voices welcomes six directors for the program’s inaugural year.

Could Tom Hanks be Geppetto? Signs are pointing to yes.

Guests will finally be able to see the live action version of Mulan, just not in the way we originally thought. It will be available for purchase via Disney+. What are your thoughts about this?

Disney+ had more than 60.5 million paying subscribers. Are you one who is enjoying the streaming service?

At Universal’s Volcano Bay, 115 people injured on the Punga Racers water slide.

Universal has put a pause on its Epic Universe theme park, as of right now.

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 http://www.facebook.com/rikkinibs

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