In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of February 19, 2016

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ICYMIIt was a busy week for me here with In Case You Missed It! I have a lot of great articles for you to enjoy. Don’t miss the details about the Food Lab and some of the delicacies you’ll be able to enjoy at Tiffins in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, also, a few movies began production this week, and much more!

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


In a developing story this week, it appears that changes have taken place at Walt Disney World in regards to Cast Member’s hours, over multiple facets of the company. What do you think about these reports?

This news comes on the heels of the fact that Florida saw record tourism numbers in 2015.

Unique food and beverage offerings are key now in theme park experiences. Learn all about the Flavor Lab at Walt Disney World where they test new dishes and get creative. (No more FOAMZ please!)

During the tour, a preview of dishes that will be served at the upcoming new restaurant Tiffins were showcased. Which sounds the best to you?

This week, Disney came to a settlement agreement with family of worker killed while testing ride at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

He’s the guy behind the upcoming Star Wars Lands–Scott Trowbridge knows that he has to get it right.

Is this going to be the answer to the wands at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter for Star Wars Land? What do you think?

In 2015, Hong Kong Disneyland posted its first net loss in four years.

After several missteps years ago (let’s just forget about most Disney movies from like 2001-2007), Walt Disney Animation is finally as good as Pixar, in regards to a good story.

Pixar’s President, Jim Morris recently gave an interview to a Hong Kong magazine, prior to the release of The Good Dinosaur in Hong Kong. If you’re curious about Pixar and the future, this is an article you should read.

Episode VIII is now in production! We also received word of two new actors for the project, Laura Dern and Benicio del Toro. Hmmmm…….

Speaking of Star Wars, the producers of The Force Awakens have been charged over the accident that Harrison Ford experienced on set.

It appears that Star Wars will not beat the epic James Cameron movies at the top of the box office charts.

Filming has begun for Guardians of the Galaxy 2…and with it is a very interesting actor attached to the project.

Disney has named a brand new president for ABC.

This week was the series finale of Gravity Falls. See what creator Alex Hirsch has to say about the series. Will you miss the show?

It appears that Steven Spielberg will continue to consult for Universal Studios.

A new permit was found in relation to the upcoming Fast and the Furious attraction. Find out what you can potentially expect.

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Rikki Niblett

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3 thoughts on “In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of February 19, 2016

  • February 19, 2016 at 10:35 pm

    We dropped cable TV a couple of years ago. I might have to shell out the bucks to stream it from Amazon. If I knew it was coming to Blu-ray I would wait and buy it.

    • February 19, 2016 at 10:36 pm

      Sorry, I’m talking about Gravity Falls. We saw the first season but it was one of the shows we had to let go to save an extra $40 per month.

  • February 20, 2016 at 10:24 am

    Your use of “in regards” in a couple places should read as “with regard to” or “regarding”….unless, maybe you are wishing them well or condolences??


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