In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of April 22, 2016

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ICYMIMan…I couldn’t keep up with all the Disney Parks news this week! It sure was one heck of a ride, that’s for sure.

In addition, there may have been a lot you missed that you’ll find here in In Case You Missed It, including a Disney Channel movie marathon, a possible name for Star Wars Land, and more. Read on for all the details.

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


This is an interesting look at what may be going on behind the departure of Tom Staggs. Also, it clearly points to the direction the company will likely be taking going forward. I found it quite illuminating.

Disney was ranked as the World’s Most Authentic Brand.

Tom Wolber is expected to head back to manning Disney Cruise Line after a stint at Disneyland Paris.

Hong Kong Disneyland is seeing a slump and because of that, jobs have been cut at the resort.

According to SlashFilm, who heard to according to Jim Hill (am I back in high school) we may know the name of the upcoming Star Wars Land.

Former Imagineer Rolly Crump is being showcased in a documentary that will be debut at the Newport Beach Film Festival called “The Whimsical Imagineer.”

More interactive elements have been testing lately at Walt Disney World, including the Haunted Mansion and Rock n’ Roller Coaster. What do you think of these – really cool or really creepy?

Dapper Day occurred this past weekend at the Magic Kingdom. Have you ever participated in Dapper Day?

Thinking of taking a cruise? Here are some things you should consider.

Oh my god. All 100 of the Disney Channel movies are going to air Memorial Day weekend! Which movie was your all time favorite?

Captain America: Civil War is tracking for a huge opening weekend at the box office already.

The Jungle Book had a smashing opening weekend, raking in 103.6 million in box office earnings last weekend. What did you think of the film?

Pete’s Dragon opens in August, but take a look at the dragon Elliot.

Universal Orlando raised the prices of its annual passes this week. What do you think of this increase?

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