In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of December 30, 2016

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We did it!  We have reached the end of another year. A year that can only be described as a roller coaster. So, whether you had a wonderful 2016 or are glad to see 2016 in your rear view mirror, I want to wish each and every one of you a Happy 2017 and thank you for going on this journey with me this year! Now…let’s see what you may have missed this week!

This week, take a peek at what you can expect to see in Pandora, a few new ways to watch Disney content, and more.

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


At Downtown Disney in Disneyland, there was an unofficial tribute to Carrie Fisher in the most Star Wars way possible.

Speaking of Carrie Fisher, she had filmed her scenes already for Episode VIII.

It has been a sad week for the Disney community, as another Disney Legend passed. Charlie Ridgway was 93.

In the face of tragedy, people who were displaced by a fire in Kissimmee during the holiday weekend were surprised with some magic. Disney magic.

Take a peek at the all new Iron Man Experience at Hong Kong Disneyland. What do you think?

Did you watch this year’s Christmas Day Celebration on ABC this year? If you didn’t, here is a sneak peek of what you can expect to see in Pandora – The World of Avatar. The Avatar: Flight of Passage ride looks pretty phenomenal and who can say no to a boat ride?

First Netflix got access to Disney movies, now Hulu subscribers will be able to watch some of their favorite Disney films, as over 50 of them will soon be available.

Uh…what? Disney shows are coming to Snapchat.

Entertainment Weekly shares a first look at the upcoming film, Coco. Are you excited about this one yet?

Marvel illustrator Adam Kubert’s artwork can be found all over Superhero Island at Islands of Adventures. Can you find his hidden signatures?


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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