In Case You Missed It: News and Rumors – Week of July 24, 2020

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Happy middle of summer everyone! Hope you all are staying cool and enjoying time with family the best way you possibly can in these times. As for me, I need to see if I can find a good blow up pool. I want to go lounge outside and I don’t have one. I suspect others have had my idea though. 😉

This week, find out what Disney is doing to enhance their movies and TV, see how you can help honor a Disney Legend, and more.

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

This past week the 2019 TEA attendance figures were released and while the Magic Kingdom was still number one world-wide, an interesting thing happened. The much anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge didn’t make a dent in attendance at Disneyland. The OC Register looks at why and why that isn’t a bad thing.

Disneyland Resort has revealed that Mickey’s Ink and Paint pool will becoming to their upcoming DVC tower.

Disney Legend Ruthie Tompson turned 110 this week! To mark the milestone, MPTF is hoping to raise $110k to name their onsite post-production facility after her.

Well this is interesting. Disney is committed to making deepfakes more realistic than ever with higher resolution. This face-swap tech is closer than ever to being used in big-budget movies and TV. What do you think of this idea?

Howard, an original documentary about Howard Ashman will be streaming beginning August 7. Take a look at the trailer.

In Case We Missed It

What did we miss? Attach your ideas to a Buzz Lightyear Water Blaster and send it to blog@touringplans.com with the words “In Case You Missed It” in the subject line.

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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 http://www.facebook.com/rikkinibs

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