In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of December 16, 2016

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Have you seen it already? You know what I mean…Rogue One, of course! Did it live up to the excitement? Is it worthy of the Star Wars name? If you haven’t seen it yet, are you planning on watching the film this weekend?

This week, we’ll take a look at what Guests will be able to experience at A Celebration of Harry Potter, catch a Muppets presentation that hasn’t been seen in 20 years, and more. Let’s read on!

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


Next time you visit Disneyland, you may see a different set up, as far as security goes.

Meet the official voices of Disneyland and Disney California Adventure…who oh, by the way…just so happen to be married to each other!

Disney has filed a patent where they plans to track guests’ eyes to improve the theme park experience. What do you think about this potential development?

Former Disney tech workers once again sue over H-1B visas. See what the difference is in this suit.

It’s been a great year as far as awards go for the Walt Disney World Resort. See some of the accolades that the company has taken home.

Disney’s CFO Christine McCarthy was named as one of the “Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment”.

The Motley Fool takes a look at three reasons why they think Disney stock isn’t going under $100 again.

Doctor Strange is now the seventh highest grossing Marvel film, surpassing Thor: The Dark World.

Zootopia was named as a part of the American Film Institute (AFI) 2016 Top 10.

Disney’s Moana and Zootopia and Universal’s Sing have all been nominated for the Golden Globes’ Best Animated Film.

We all love those Disney Easter eggs that are hidden in films. Here are a few that made their way into Moana. Did you see them the first time around?

The S.S. Swinetrek returns in the first of all-new episodes of the “Pigs in Space” saga! Can you believe it’s been more than 20 years?

We know that Universal is building Super Nintendo World, right? Well, I certainly hope these patents have something to do with this new land, cause they sound amazing.  What do you think?

Warwick Davis and Matthew Lewis will be participating in A Celebration of Harry Potter for 2017.  Guests will also be able to take part in the Sorting Hat Experience, see film props from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, see images from the play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” and use Google’s virtual-reality headset for a “Fantastic Beasts” experience.

Oh I have to say, I’m super excited about this one. Despicable Me 3! Catch the trailer and let me know what you think!

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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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