In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of June 26, 2015

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Summer is here, the heat is on, and I’m enjoying every second of it! But when visiting Disney, make sure you bring the sunscreen! I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gotten burnt while visiting. That is my PSA of the day.

A majority of this week’s articles seem to have a common thread…Pixar. We have a look at actors you didn’t know were in both Disney and Pixar films, a look at what Phillis Smith was the perfect choice for Sadness and more!

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


It appears that Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is going to get the waterside cabin treatment, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

Hello rumor mill. What do you think? Is Disneyland prepping Innoventions for a Marvel/Star Wars focused attraction?

What do you think of this one? A man is suing Disney for cancelling his Club 33 membership. What do you think about this? Was Disney right to cancel it or should this gentleman still have his privileges?

Put a note on your calendar. The next Turner Classic Movies “Treasures from the Disney Vault” evening is on July 2! Find out what’s in store for viewers.

Remember that lawsuit between Deadmau5 and Disney? Well, the dispute has been settled, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

I also wonder if you remember the story about the family who was walking from Disneyland to Walt Disney World to honor their daughter who passed away from cancer? I have great news…they completed their goal!

Wait just a second. Is something Captain EO related coming to Disney Infinity?

Pochontas is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week. Read up on these facts that you may not have known.

This week, Disney honored James Horner’s untimely passing with a look at his score for The Rocketeer.

Does Inside Out feel a lot like Cranium Command from Epcot’s Wonders of Life Pavilion? Did you know that Pete Docter had a hand in both? And would you like to see an updated version of Cranium Command with Joy, Sadness, Anger, Disgust, and Fear? All of these questions are asked in this article.

Many find Sadness to be a breakout character from Inside Out. Find out more about Phillis Smith who was the perfect casting choice for this unique character.  The movie’s other breakout character is of course, Bing Bong. See more about the man behind this beloved character.

It was sad to see the streak of Pixar movies being number one at the box office come to an end…but Pixar isn’t sweating it.

Did you know that quite a handful of actors have voiced characters in both Disney and Pixar films? Which one is your favorite?

Ok…So, Disney is incubating an idea about a movie revolving around Charles Darwin?

It has been a huge year for Universal’s movies. First Fast and the Furious, now Jurassic Park. Oh and don’t forget, they have a few other huge monsters coming out this year…like Minions.



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Rikki Niblett

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