In Case You Missed It: News and Rumors – Week of October 25, 2019

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We are less than a week out from Halloween! What are you going as? What Disney character did you carve your pumpkin into? Which candy did you buy but are totally keeping for yourself?

This week, find out how you can potentially get Disney+ for free, see when the new Epic Universe park will open, and more.

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

Those who visited Disneyland on October 16 could be exposed to measles.

Len was interviewed for this article about ticket pricing.

Holy wow! What did you think of the final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker?

Looks like we may be getting Hocus Pocus 2 after all! But this time on Disney+!

Some great new documentaries are coming to Disney+, including ones about Howard Ashman and Wolfgang Puck.

If you are a Verizon customer, you may be getting Disney+ for free!

Bob Iger got in on the Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola hubbub, calling out the two directors for their comments.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil did not meet projections, but it was still the number one movie last week. Did you see the film?

Fans who dream of designing their own Star Wars droid will finally get their chance through the “Build My Droid” contest. Details here.

How cool is is this? The Walt Disney Company recently showcased the stories of beloved female characters and the imaginative women of Disney technology at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.

2023! That’s the date for the upcoming Epic Universe theme park at Universal Orlando Resort!

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One thought on “In Case You Missed It: News and Rumors – Week of October 25, 2019

  • October 27, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    I can’t help but laugh at the win-win comment by Lou. Tell that to the people being priced out. Also, if Disney really cared about the guest experience so much they wouldn’t cut hours and staff


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