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Disneyland Reopening Set for April 30

After being closed for more than a year, Disney has set the Disneyland reopening for April 30, 2021. Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure park will both reopen to the public with limited capacity. Get ready to once again experience favorite attractions at both parks, from thrilling adventures like the new Star Wars: Rise of …

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Production Begins on Disney’s Live-Action Peter Pan & Wendy

Principal photography on Disney‘s live-action adventure/fantasy Peter Pan & Wendy has commenced in Vancouver. The film is directed by David Lowery (Pete’s Dragon) and produced by Jim Whitaker (Pete’s Dragon). Peter Pan & Wendy will premiere on Disney+ in 2022. Based on J. M. Barrie’s novel “Peter and Wendy” and inspired by the 1953 animated …

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Raya and the Last Dragon Cast and Crew on the New Disney Film

Vital Thrills got a chance to talk to the Raya and the Last Dragon cast and crew at the virtual press conference for the anticipated film, opening in select theaters and available on Disney+ with Premier Access on March 5. The Raya and the Last Dragon cast told us how they recorded at home, what …

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Thor: Love and Thunder Begins Production in Australia

Thor: Love and Thunder has begun filming in Sydney, Australia, according to an Instagram post from star Chris Hemsworth. In the post, he talks about a welcoming ceremony, and the significance of the date in Australian history. In the post, he says, “A beautiful start to our shoot today with a Welcome to Country ceremony …

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Raya and the Last Dragon Filmmakers on the Anticipated Disney Movie!

Vital Thrills got to participate in an early press day for Raya and the Last Dragon (watch the new trailer!) last week and we learned all about the anticipated Walt Disney Animation Studios film. Joining the event were directors Don Hall and Carlos Lopez Estrada, producer Osnat Shurer, and writers Qui Nguyen and Adele Lim. We got a chance to check …

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Raya and the Last Dragon Release Set for Theaters and Disney+

During today’s Disney Investor Day, the company announced that the Raya and the Last Dragon release will now take place simultaneously in theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access. Mulan was the first film to be released on Disney+ in Premier Access. In addition to the Raya and the Last Dragon release announcement, Walt Disney …

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New Soul Featurette and the Filmmakers on the Pixar Film

Vital Thrills got a chance to talk to Academy Award-winning director Pete Docter (Inside Out, Up), co-director Kemp Powers (One Night in Miami), Academy Award nominee Dana Murray (Pixar short Lou) and more about the highly-anticipated Pixar film Soul, debuting on Disney+ December 25. You can check out the first part of our Soul preview …

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Godmothered Cast on the New Disney+ Original Film

Vital Thrills recently attended a virtual roundtable discussion with the cast of Disney’s Godmothered. The film will begin streaming on Disney+ December 4. Joining the discussion were Jillian Bell, Isla Fisher, Jane Curtin, Jillian Spaeder, Willa Skye, Santiago Cabrera, Artemis Pebdani and Utkarsh Ambudkar. You can check out a video of the discussion with the …

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Disney+ Releases New The Mandalorian Season 2 Poster

Disney+ today released a brand new The Mandalorian Season 2 poster. You can check it out below. The second season of the popular series will premiere on Disney+ on October 30. The new The Mandalorian Season 2 poster shows the title character, played by Pedro Pascal, with The Child. The Mandalorian stars Pedro Pascal (Narcos) in …

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Moonlight’s Barry Jenkins to Direct The Lion King Sequel

The Walt Disney Studios today announced that Moonlight director Barry Jenkins will direct the upcoming The Lion King sequel, according to Deadline. The Academy Award-winning Jenkins will take on the second installment of the live-action film that was released by Disney in 2019, directed by Jon Favreau. The script comes to us from Jeff Nathanson, …

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Disney+ October 2020 Schedule Announced

The Walt Disney Company has revealed the Disney+ October 2020 release schedule. Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more, alongside exclusive Disney+ Originals. You can view the Disney+ October 2020 lineup below and stay tuned to our dedicated Disney+ section for daily news …

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Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory Revealed

Square Enix and Disney have officially announced Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory, an all-new rhythm-action game coming in 2020 for the Nintendo Switch, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X. This ultimate celebration of music and adventure marks the Kingdom Hearts series’ first appearance on the Nintendo Switch. Featuring …

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Disney Films Go on Sale for $4.99 on Digital for a Limited Time

The Walt Disney Studios announced today that movie lovers will be able to purchase a selection of their Disney films on digital at a special price in the U.S. You can purchase them at the discount price during the available dates using the links below. Select Disney films will be available starting at $4.99 for …

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Bob Chapek Named CEO of The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors today announced that Bob Chapek has been named Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, effective immediately. Bob Chapek most recently served as Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Robert A. Iger assumes the role of Executive Chairman and will direct the Company’s creative endeavors, while leading …

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Disney+ Launch in Western Europe Moved Up a Week

The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment has set March 24th as the new Disney+ launch date in markets across Western Europe. The streaming service was previously set for a March 31st launch in the territories. Pricing has also been confirmed at £5.99/€6.99 per month, or £59.99/€69.99 for an annual subscription. Disney+ will launch …

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Soundtrack Release Date Announced

Walt Disney Records is set to release the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker soundtrack, and today we have a date announcement. The album features a new score conducted and composed by five-time Academy Award-winning composer John Williams. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker digital soundtrack is set for release on December 18 and the physical album will be …

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New Frozen 2 Featurette, Banners and End Credits Info

Today we have new Frozen 2 featurette, an extended version of the clip we previously posted, two new banners for the film, and some info on a surprise after the credits. The Disney film hits theaters on November 22. You can check out the Frozen 2 featurette and extended clip below, and check out the banners in …

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Bob Iger Says Disney Released ‘Too Many’ Star Wars Films in a Short Time

Disney CEO Bob Iger recently spoke about the frequency of Star Wars films in a BBC Radio interview (via Deadline) about his new memoir. This news comes after Game of Thrones writers D.B. Weiss and David Benioff’s planned Star Wars trilogy was taken off the slate. “I have said publicly that I think we made and released …

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Disney+ Releases Pixar Trailers for Forky Asks a Question and More

Today we have a slew of Pixar Disney+ announcements and trailers for the shows Forky Asks a Question, Pixar IRL and SparkShorts. In Forky Asks a Question, the character Forky (Tony Hale) from Toy Story 4 asks a series of questions about life in 10 short films, answered by some of his friends from the film. In Pixar …

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