In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of October 7, 2016

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ICYMIEditor’s note: this was written before Hurricane Matthew hit Florida. While we’re relieved the storm was not as serious as expected around the Orlando area, our thoughts are with those affected by the storm in the Caribbean, the Florida Atlantic Coast, and those still to see it along the Georgia and South Carolina coasts. We hope you enjoy a little non-weather news for a change.

This week, take a look at some incredibly cool construction photos of the Magic Kingdom, see what new merger Disney is considering taking part in, and more.

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


Last week we talked about how Disney may consider making a bid for Twitter. Here’s why they shouldn’t.

Speaking of potential properties that Disney could buy…is Netflix on the table? What do you think of this potential rumor?

What is prompting all of these potential mergers? The New York Times may have an explanation.

These are awesome. Take a look at these photos from the birth of the Magic Kingdom while it was under construction.

STK at Disney Springs is looking for a shake up. Apparently some people were unaware of what the restaurant was just by the signage, so they will be making some changes to let passerby’s aware that they can, in fact, enjoy a meal there.

Walt Disney’s World’s Yacht and Beach Club will be seeing an expansion of their convention space, adding an additional 25,000 square feet.

Do you remember the Disney Channel movie, Halloweentown? Well this weekend, you can not only visit, but you can also meet with the star of the film.

Marvel Studios launched a new charitable initiative that focuses on bringing help and hope to kids around the world.

The latest live action film, Mulan, will hit theaters in November 2018.

The teaser trailer was released for the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. What do you think of the fifth film in the series. 

Love 90s Disney films? I mean, I think we all know the answer to that question is yes. Here are seven things you may not have known about some of the songs from your favorite movies.

In 2017, Mardi Gras at Universal will be celebrated for 49 consecutive days for the first time ever. Have you experienced Mardi Gras at Universal? What were your thoughts?

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One thought on “In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of October 7, 2016

  • October 13, 2016 at 6:37 pm

    I guess STK left some wondering if it was a serial killer.


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