Disney Rewards “Tireless” Louisiana Elementary School Principal with Walt Disney World Vacation

Each morning, the principal at Queensborough Elementary in Shreveport, Louisiana, greets every student by name. And he does it with a smile. Over the last two incredibly difficult years, Marco French, A.K.A. “The Bowtie Principal,” helped the school end its decades-long stint as one of Louisiana’s “academically unacceptable” schools and earn recognition as Louisiana’s Outstanding…

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Ahsoka Tano Disney Plus Series Casts Ivanna Sakhno

Ivanna Sakhno has been cast in the Ahsoka Tano series at Disney Plus, Variety has confirmed. Sakhno will appear in the series opposite Rosario Dawson, who will play Tano, and Natasha Liu Bordizzo, who was recently announced as the “Star Wars Rebels” character Sabine Wren. Details on the character Sakhno is playing are being kept…

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Petition to Rehire Longtime Disney Cast Members Nears 5k Signatures

Longtime Cast Member Mick Ayres, who is known as B’Lou Crabbe at Disney’s Hilton Head Resort, and the Resort’s mascot, Shadow, who accompanied Ayres, were informed recently that they would not be returning to work at Disney after being furloughed for 20 months due to the ongoing pandemic. Ayres took to Facebook recently to thank…

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Disney Park Makes Major Change to Accessibility Program

One of the best things about visiting the Disney Parks around the globe is that a lot of the areas in which Guests are able to explore are accessible to many. At Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, we recently saw the Disability Access Service (DAS) program become even easier! Now, Guests can just…

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‘Encanto’ stars discuss power of cultural representation in new Disney movie

“Encanto” debuted at the top of the box office, making over $40 million during the long holiday weekend. It’s the biggest opening for an animated movie during the pandemic. Hosea Sanders talked to the stars who get to sing the Lin-Manuel Miranda soundtrack to bring their South American characters to life. “Absolute, total, 100% dream…

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Here’s when Encanto is available on Disney Plus

Encanto has a Disney Plus release date – and it’s arriving this holiday season. The new Disney movie will be available to watch from the comfort of your own home this December 24, so it’s perfectly timed for a Christmas movie marathon. There’s no additional cost, either, so you don’t need to worry about Premier…

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Gwen Stefani Stuns In Red Holiday Dress For Festive Disney Special Performance

Gwen Stefani got us all into the holiday spirit with her cheerful performance during ‘The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration.’ She dazzled in two very festive outfits! No one loves the holidays quite like Gwen Stefani! After an introduction by hosts Julianne Hough, Derek Hough, and Ariana DeBose, Gwen helped kick off The…

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The Wonderful World of Disney Line-Up: Everyone Starring in ‘Magical Holiday Celebration’

Disney are welcoming the holiday season with a special festive event: its sixth iteration of the The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration. The event, which is taking place at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California on Sunday, November 28, will see a number of stars perform festive Christmas…

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Disney Wants To Jump Into Sports Betting, But Who Would It Partner With?

Betting a side or a total may no longer get you side-eye from Mickey Mouse or Donald Duck. And there may even be a sportsbook wearing mouse ears soon enough. Although Disney’s ESPN media properties have discussed and embraced sports betting for some time, what is different now, based on a Nov. 10 earnings call,…

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What’s new at the Disney parks—and some ways to save money when you go

Walt Disney World Resort, FloridaGuardians of the Galaxy ride slated for summer 2022 (Epcot)Concept art of the Xandar Gallery, which guests will walk through as part of the new “Guardians of the Galaxy” attraction. Artist concept courtesy of Disney and Marvel The new “Guardians of the Galaxy” roller coaster for the Epcot theme park has…

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