In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of March 3, 2017

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I am ready for this weekend! It couldn’t come fast enough. The only thing that could make it better is if I was down in Orlando taking part in the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. But, that’s coming up soon! (The end of the month, I’m hoping!) I guess I’ll just enjoy everyone else enjoying it this weekend via social media.

Ok, so let’s get to the fun of this week’s articles…see the adorable Claire sing with Auli’i on Ellen, take a peek on the progress of construction at Hollywood Studios, and more!

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


In news of a new item you didn’t know you needed. Epcot introduced a new Frozen perfume….yeah…still not sure I need that.

Catch a glimpse of what you can expect with Pandora – The World of Avatar courtesy of James Cameron.

Curious to see the progress on Star Wars Land and Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios? Take a look at this aerial footage.

If you have a Williams Sonoma near you, you may want to take advantage of this special experience tomorrow. Your little ones can join Williams Sonoma and Le Creuset to celebrate the launch of Beauty and the Beast with a fun cooking class for kids! They will make Beastly Bread Pudding and Chip’s Favorite Banana-Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies. How fun!

Speaking of Beauty and the Beast, the film cold be looking at HUGE box office tallies already.

I’m feeling the hype. What do you think about the new Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer?

While we all know what the big talk has been about this week as far as the Oscars go, what do you think about Zootopia winning Best Animated Feature? Also Piper won for best Animated Short and The Jungle Book won for Visual Effects!

Did you see Auli’i Cravalho and Lin-Manuel Miranda perform “How Far I’ll Go” at the Oscars? This was extremely beautiful. The poise she has on that stage is incredible.

Speaking of Auli’i…did you see her perform on Ellen this week with that adorable little 4-year-old Claire Ryann Crosby? I couldn’t stop smiling the whole time!

Are you a fan of “Dancing With the Stars“? See who could take home the mirror ball this season. Who are you rooting for?

The Next Generation in racing is coming. Take a look at the extended peek of Cars 3.

Jimmy Fallon shared more about Race Through New York on the Today Show this week.

Cabana Bay is testing out a unique feature this week – a robot that brings amenities to your room. What do you think about this technology?

Big news for Comcast, as they are set to buy out the remaining stake for Universal Studios Japan.

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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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