This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 15th

1908-Disney Legend Joe Grant is born.

1930-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Cactus Kid is released.

1937-Silly Symphony cartoon Little Hiawatha is released.

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1977-Television special Disney’s Greatest Villains airs.

1979-Final episode of Starsky & Hutch airs on ABC.

1988-Television movie Justin Case airs.

1995-Restaurant California Grill opens atop the Contemporary Resort.

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Part 2 of mini series The Langoliers airs on ABC.

1998-Touchstone film The Horse Whisperer starring Robert Redford is released.

1999-Disney Channel original movie The Thirteenth Year airs.

2001-Fantillusion ends its run in Tokyo Disneyland.

2015-California Adventure opens the land Grizzly Peak Airfield, retheming Condor Flats into this new area.

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New store Humprey’s Service & Supply opens in Grizzly Peak Airfield, replacing Fly ‘n’ Buy.

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2016-Disney Springs opens the Town Center, the last major area of the Disney Springs expansion to open.  Among the more famous residents to open this day are Sprinkles and D-Luxe Burgers.

Boardwalk Inn resort opens an Ample Hills Creamery.

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Disney Countdown

Walt Disney Company Project Tracker March 1st 2017

What does the future hold for the Walt Disney Company,

Walt Disney would say, “We are just getting started.”

Ant-Man 2 will be called Ant-Man and the Wasp and is slated for July 6th 2018.

The next Avengers movie will be in two parts Avengers: Infiniti War will no longer be a two part movie, rather it will be Avengers: Infiniti War released May 4th 2018 and as of now an untitled Avengers movie released May 3rd 2019.

avengers_infinity_war_logo-1

In the meantime Marvel has released a simple production trailer.

Disney has announced many details about the brand new live action Beauty and the Beast that will be premiering in 2017.  Along with the return of Alan Menken and Tim Rice, it will have Emma Watson playing Belle, with Dan Stevens playing the Prince/Beast, Luke Evans the role of Gaston, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts and Kevin Kline as Maurice Belle’s father.

Marvel has plans to create and release an adaptation of Black Panther on February 16th 2018.  Though the character will be made his first appearance in Captain America Civil War.  I like this character and am looking forward to seeing more of this character.

black_panther_logo-1

Captain Marvel will also be getting her own movie to come out March 8th 2019.  Despite what the graphic says below.

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Pixar is also under development for a brand new Cars, Cars 3. This is scheduled to be released June 16th 2017.

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Another animated movie is in the works for Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers.

Pixar is working on another animated movie called Coco that is slated to be released November 22nd 2017.

At the last Shareholders Meeting Bog Iger announced that two new ships would be coming to the fleet of Disney Cruise Line in 2021 and 2023. As of yet, they have no official name, so I refer to them as Five & Six.

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Due to it’s immense popularity, a second Descendants is in the works for Disney Channel.

The classic 90’s cartoon Ducktales is in production.  This will come to Disney X D.

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Disney also has plans for a live action Dumbo.

Construction is nearly done for the Explorer’s Lodge, the third hotel at Hong Kong Disneyland to open this year.  As you can now go on the website and see details.

hkdl3rdhotel1

Gigantic release date has been pushed back.

GIGANTIC – DOWN TO EARTH — Adventure-seeker Jack discovers a world of giants hidden within the clouds, hatching a grand plan with a 60-foot-tall, 11-year-old girl. Directed by Nathan Greno ("Tangled") and produced by Dorothy McKim ("Get A Horse!"), "Gigantic" hits U.S. theaters in 2018. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

GIGANTIC – DOWN TO EARTH — Adventure-seeker Jack discovers a world of giants hidden within the clouds, hatching a grand plan with a 60-foot-tall, 11-year-old girl. Directed by Nathan Greno (“Tangled”) and produced by Dorothy McKim (“Get A Horse!”), “Gigantic” hits U.S. theaters in 2018. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Marvel is working on a second Guardians of the Galaxy that will be released May 5th 2017, production has already begun.

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The Tower Hotel of California Adventure continues it’s transformation into Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout.  Opening date is slated for May 27th.

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Disney is still working on it’s remake of The Haunted Mansion.

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Pixar is working on a sequel to Incredibles, Incredibles 2 is underway and release date has changed for June 15th 2018.

incredibles-2-brad-bird

A fifth Indiana Jones will be coming out in 2019.  It reunite Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg. Not much more is known about the story.  We will talk about the next Indiana Jones later, but for now we can only speculate.

indianajones-

A live action version of The Little Mermaid is in the works.

Disney recently announced that they are bringing back for Disney Junior the popular 80’s cartoon Muppet Babies back.  I don’t have kids at all, but I still want to watch that show.

Pandora the World of Avatar is under construction and will open May 27th.

Disneyland is currently working on Star Wars Land Construction, but Disney will be returning the Rivers of America in their shortened state next year, this will include the Disneyland Railroad, Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia, Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes and Tom Sawyer’s Island.  Also it will mean the return of Fantasmic.

Star Wars Episode VII The Last Jedi is slated for a December 2017 release this year.

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Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX are a couple of years away, with the 8th episode planned for a release on December of 2017.

Disney announced Star Wars land, and people have had an explosion of joy over the new concepts, here is a look at the many new and wonderful concepts coming.  It will be coming in the year 2019.

Tokyo Disneyland is getting a remodel to Fantasyland.

Image_TDR_Beauty-and-the-Beast-Rendering_2015_04_28_0

Image_TDR_Alice-in-Wonderland-Rendering_2015_04_28_0

Also announced was a Beauty and the Beast ride.

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Not to mention there will also be coming a Big Hero 6 flatland or carnival Type attraction.

big-hero

Tokyo DisneySea is adding a new port that will be Scandinavian themed.

Image_TDR_Scandinavia-Port-Birdseye_2015_04_28_UPDATED_0

Tokyo DisneySea is now transforming the StormRider attraction into a Finding Nemo ride.

nemoride1 nemoride

They have announced Toy Story 4 will be under work. It will come out June 15th 2018.

toys

At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, construction is underway for Toy Story Land that will be coming sometime in the future.

 

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Disney Countdown

Walt Disney Company Project Tracker November 1st 2016

What does the future hold for the Walt Disney Company,

Walt Disney would say, “We are just getting started.”

Ant-Man 2 will be called Ant-Man and the Wasp and is slated for July 6th 2018.

The next Avengers movie will be in two parts Avengers: Infiniti War will no longer be a two part movie, rather it will be Avengers: Infiniti War released May 4th 2018 and as of now an untitled Avengers movie released May 3rd 2019.

avengers_infinity_war_logo-1

Disney has announced many details about the brand new live action Beauty and the Beast that will be premiering in 2017.  Along with the return of Alan Menken and Tim Rice, it will have Emma Watson playing Belle, with Dan Stevens playing the Prince/Beast, Luke Evans the role of Gaston, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts and Kevin Kline as Maurice Belle’s father.

 

Marvel has plans to create and release an adaptation of Black Panther on February 16th 2018.  Though the character will be made his first appearance in Captain America Civil War.  I like this character and am looking forward to seeing more of this character.

black_panther_logo-1

Captain Marvel will also be getting her own movie to come out March 8th 2019.  Despite what the graphic says below.

captain_marvel_logo-1

Pixar is also under development for a brand new Cars, Cars 3. This is scheduled to be released June 16th 2017.  Expect to see a teaser trailer by Moana.

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Tokyo Disneyland has opened the value hotel the Celebration Hotel.

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Another animated movie is in the works for Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers.

Pixar is working on another animated movie called Coco that is slated to be released November 22nd 2017.

At the last Shareholders Meeting Bog Iger announced that two new ships would be coming to the fleet of Disney Cruise Line in 2021 and 2023. As of yet, they have no official name, so I refer to them as Five & Six.

DCL202123

Due to it’s immense popularity, a second Descendants is in the works for Disney Channel.

Marvel is still working on production for Doctor Strange that will be released November 4th 2016, having Benedict Cumberbatch playing the title role.

doctor_strange_logo-1

The classic 90’s cartoon Ducktales is in production.  This will come to Disney X D.

duck-tales-2017-173056-800x400

Disney also has plans for a live action Dumbo.

Construction is underway for the Explorer’s Lodge, the third hotel at Hong Kong Disneyland to open next year.

hkdl3rdhotel1

Gigantic release date has been pushed back.

GIGANTIC – DOWN TO EARTH — Adventure-seeker Jack discovers a world of giants hidden within the clouds, hatching a grand plan with a 60-foot-tall, 11-year-old girl. Directed by Nathan Greno ("Tangled") and produced by Dorothy McKim ("Get A Horse!"), "Gigantic" hits U.S. theaters in 2018. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

GIGANTIC – DOWN TO EARTH — Adventure-seeker Jack discovers a world of giants hidden within the clouds, hatching a grand plan with a 60-foot-tall, 11-year-old girl. Directed by Nathan Greno (“Tangled”) and produced by Dorothy McKim (“Get A Horse!”), “Gigantic” hits U.S. theaters in 2018. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Marvel is working on a second Guardians of the Galaxy that will be released May 5th 2017, production has already begun.

gg2

Definitely a subject of great, well technically controversy, but really it is mostly Disney versus the public, with transforming The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction at California Adventure into Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Escape.  Last day to ride the tower will be January 2nd 2017.

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Disney is still working on it’s remake of The Haunted Mansion.

hauntedmansion

Pixar is working on a sequel to Incredibles, Incredibles 2 is underway and release date has changed for June 15th 2018.

incredibles-2-brad-bird

Marvel is adding The Inhumans to the Avengers series, this movie has been pushed further back.

inhumans_logo-1

A fifth Indiana Jones will be coming out in 2019.  It reunite Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg. Not much more is known about the story.  We will talk about the next Indiana Jones later, but for now we can only speculate.

indianajones-

Hong Kong Disneyland is working on the Iron Man attraction that is in test phases.  The store recently opened, but the ride has of yet opened.

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A live action version of The Little Mermaid is in the works.

Disney has announced a new series for preschoolers called Mickey and the Roadster Racers.

MickeyRoadsterRacers_Image_0

Another princess is coming and her name is Moana.  Disney’s next animated princess will be from Polynesia and will come out November 23rd 2016.

moana-art

moana

Disney recently announced that they are bringing back for Disney Junior the popular 80’s cartoon Muppet Babies back.  I don’t have kids at all, but I still want to watch that show.

Pandora the World of Avatar is under construction and will open in 2017. Though some have guessed to open in 2016, in December time, I really doubt this.

Disneyland is currently working on Star Wars Land Construction, but Disney will be returning the Rivers of America in their shortened state next year, this will include the Disneyland Railroad, Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia, Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes and Tom Sawyer’s Island.  Also it will mean the return of Fantasmic.

The most current exciting new attraction or event coming down the pipeline at Disney Parks is Rivers of Light has been pushed back indefinitely.  The latest rumor is that it will come next year in 2017.  This will be the first time, that a show has joined the long awaited list of coming attractions.

 

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Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX are a couple of years away, with the 8th episode planned for a release on December of 2017.

In December of 2016 the first of the Star Wars Rogue movies will be coming out December 16th 2016.

rogue1

Disney announced Star Wars land, and people have had an explosion of joy over the new concepts, here is a look at the many new and wonderful concepts coming.

Tokyo Disneyland is getting a remodel to Fantasyland.

Image_TDR_Beauty-and-the-Beast-Rendering_2015_04_28_0

Image_TDR_Alice-in-Wonderland-Rendering_2015_04_28_0

Also announced was a Beauty and the Beast ride.

beauty-beast-1

Not to mention there will also be coming a Big Hero 6 flatland or carnival Type attraction.

big-hero

Tokyo DisneySea is adding a new port that will be Scandinavian themed.

Image_TDR_Scandinavia-Port-Birdseye_2015_04_28_UPDATED_0

Tokyo DisneySea is now transforming the StormRider attraction into a Finding Nemo ride.

nemoride1 nemoride

They have announced Toy Story 4 will be under work. It will come out June 15th 2018.

toys

At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, construction is underway for Toy Story Land that will be coming sometime in the future.

 

Standard
Disney Countdown

Walt Disney Company Project Tracker October 16th 2016

What does the future hold for the Walt Disney Company,

Walt Disney would say, “We are just getting started.”

Ant-Man 2 will be called Ant-Man and the Wasp and is slated for July 6th 2018.

The next Avengers movie will be in two parts Avengers: Infiniti War will no longer be a two part movie, rather it will be Avengers: Infiniti War released May 4th 2018 and as of now an untitled Avengers movie released May 3rd 2019.

avengers_infinity_war_logo-1

Disney has announced many details about the brand new live action Beauty and the Beast that will be premiering in 2017.  Along with the return of Alan Menken and Tim Rice, it will have Emma Watson playing Belle, with Dan Stevens playing the Prince/Beast, Luke Evans the role of Gaston, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts and Kevin Kline as Maurice Belle’s father.

 

Marvel has plans to create and release an adaptation of Black Panther on February 16th 2018.  Though the character will be made his first appearance in Captain America Civil War.  I like this character and am looking forward to seeing more of this character.

black_panther_logo-1

Captain Marvel will also be getting her own movie to come out March 8th 2019.  Despite what the graphic says below.

captain_marvel_logo-1

Pixar is also under development for a brand new Cars, Cars 3. This is scheduled to be released June 16th 2017.  Expect to see a teaser trailer by Moana.

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Tokyo Disneyland is adding another hotel entitled the Celebration Hotel that will open this year.

celebration

Another animated movie is in the works for Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers.

Pixar is working on another animated movie called Coco that is slated to be released November 22nd 2017.

At the last Shareholders Meeting Bog Iger announced that two new ships would be coming to the fleet of Disney Cruise Line in 2021 and 2023. As of yet, they have no official name, so I refer to them as Five & Six.

DCL202123

Due to it’s immense popularity, a second Descendants is in the works for Disney Channel.

Marvel is still working on production for Doctor Strange that will be released November 4th 2016, having Benedict Cumberbatch playing the title role.

doctor_strange_logo-1

The classic 90’s cartoon Ducktales is in production.  This will come to Disney X D.

duck-tales-2017-173056-800x400

Disney also has plans for a live action Dumbo.

Construction is underway for the Explorer’s Lodge, the third hotel at Hong Kong Disneyland to open next year.

hkdl3rdhotel1

Gigantic release date has been pushed back.

GIGANTIC – DOWN TO EARTH — Adventure-seeker Jack discovers a world of giants hidden within the clouds, hatching a grand plan with a 60-foot-tall, 11-year-old girl. Directed by Nathan Greno ("Tangled") and produced by Dorothy McKim ("Get A Horse!"), "Gigantic" hits U.S. theaters in 2018. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

GIGANTIC – DOWN TO EARTH — Adventure-seeker Jack discovers a world of giants hidden within the clouds, hatching a grand plan with a 60-foot-tall, 11-year-old girl. Directed by Nathan Greno (“Tangled”) and produced by Dorothy McKim (“Get A Horse!”), “Gigantic” hits U.S. theaters in 2018. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Marvel is working on a second Guardians of the Galaxy that will be released May 5th 2017, production has already begun.

gg2

Definitely a subject of great, well technically controversy, but really it is mostly Disney versus the public, with transforming The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction at California Adventure into Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Escape.  Last day to ride the tower will be January 2nd 2017.

breakout breakout1

Disney is still working on it’s remake of The Haunted Mansion.

hauntedmansion

Pixar is working on a sequel to Incredibles, Incredibles 2 is underway for production and is set for release June 21st 2019.  I will scream if it gets pushed back.

incredibles-2-brad-bird

Marvel is adding The Inhumans to the Avengers series, this movie has been pushed further back.

inhumans_logo-1

A fifth Indiana Jones will be coming out in 2019.  It reunite Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg. Not much more is known about the story.  We will talk about the next Indiana Jones later, but for now we can only speculate.

indianajones-

Hong Kong Disneyland is working on the Iron Man attraction that is in test phases.  So this means it could easily open this summer.

iron

A live action version of The Little Mermaid is in the works.

Disney has announced a new series for preschoolers called Mickey and the Roadster Racers.

MickeyRoadsterRacers_Image_0

Another princess is coming and her name is Moana.  Disney’s next animated princess will be from Polynesia and will come out November 23rd 2016.

moana-art

moana

Pandora the World of Avatar is under construction and will open in 2017. Though some have guessed to open in 2016, in December time, I really doubt this.

Disneyland is currently working on Star Wars Land Construction, but Disney will be returning the Rivers of America in their shortened state next year, this will include the Disneyland Railroad, Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia, Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes and Tom Sawyer’s Island.  Also it will mean the return of Fantasmic.

The most current exciting new attraction or event coming down the pipeline at Disney Parks is Rivers of Light has been pushed back indefinitely.  The latest rumor is that it will come next year in 2017.  This will be the first time, that a show has joined the long awaited list of coming attractions.

 

RPLR5806802 ROLR4896893

Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX are a couple of years away, with the 8th episode planned for a release on December of 2017.

In December of 2016 the first of the Star Wars Rogue movies will be coming out December 16th 2016.

rogue1

Disney announced Star Wars land, and people have had an explosion of joy over the new concepts, here is a look at the many new and wonderful concepts coming.

Tokyo Disneyland is getting a remodel to Fantasyland.

Image_TDR_Beauty-and-the-Beast-Rendering_2015_04_28_0

Image_TDR_Alice-in-Wonderland-Rendering_2015_04_28_0

Also announced was a Beauty and the Beast ride.

beauty-beast-1

Not to mention there will also be coming a Big Hero 6 flatland or carnival Type attraction.

big-hero

Tokyo DisneySea is adding a new port that will be Scandinavian themed.

Image_TDR_Scandinavia-Port-Birdseye_2015_04_28_UPDATED_0

Tokyo DisneySea is now transforming the StormRider attraction into a Finding Nemo ride.

nemoride1 nemoride

They have announced Toy Story 4 will be under work. It will come out June 15th 2018.

toys

At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, construction is underway for Toy Story Land that will be coming sometime in the future.

 

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Disney Countdown

Walt Disney Company Project Tracker September 16th 2016

What does the future hold for the Walt Disney Company,

Walt Disney would say, “We are just getting started.”

Ant-Man 2 will be called Ant-Man and the Wasp and is slated for July 6th 2018.

The next Avengers movie will be in two parts Avengers: Infiniti War will no longer be a two part movie, rather it will be Avengers: Infiniti War released May 4th 2018 and as of now an untitled Avengers movie released May 3rd 2019.

avengers_infinity_war_logo-1

Disney has announced many details about the brand new live action Beauty and the Beast that will be premiering in 2017.  Along with the return of Alan Menken and Tim Rice, it will have Emma Watson playing Belle, with Dan Stevens playing the Prince/Beast, Luke Evans the role of Gaston, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts and Kevin Kline as Maurice Belle’s father.

 

Marvel has plans to create and release an adaptation of Black Panther on February 16th 2018.  Though the character will be made his first appearance in Captain America Civil War.  I like this character and am looking forward to seeing more of this character.

black_panther_logo-1

Captain Marvel will also be getting her own movie to come out March 8th 2019.  Despite what the graphic says below.

captain_marvel_logo-1

Pixar is also under development for a brand new Cars, Cars 3. This is scheduled to be released June 16th 2017.

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Tokyo Disneyland is adding another hotel entitled the Celebration Hotel that will open this year.

celebration

Another animated movie is in the works for Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers.

Pixar is working on another animated movie called Coco that is slated to be released November 22nd 2017.

At the last Shareholders Meeting Bog Iger announced that two new ships would be coming to the fleet of Disney Cruise Line in 2021 and 2023. As of yet, they have no official name, so I refer to them as Five & Six.

DCL202123

Due to it’s immense popularity, a second Descendants is in the works for Disney Channel.

Marvel is still working on production for Doctor Strange that will be released November 4th 2016, having Benedict Cumberbatch playing the title role.

doctor_strange_logo-1

The classic 90’s cartoon Ducktales is in production.  This will come to Disney X D.

duck-tales-2017-173056-800x400

Disney also has plans for a live action Dumbo.

Construction is underway for the Explorer’s Lodge, the third hotel at Hong Kong Disneyland to open next year.

hkdl3rdhotel1

Frozen is getting a sequel.

frozen

Gigantic release date has been pushed back.

GIGANTIC – DOWN TO EARTH — Adventure-seeker Jack discovers a world of giants hidden within the clouds, hatching a grand plan with a 60-foot-tall, 11-year-old girl. Directed by Nathan Greno ("Tangled") and produced by Dorothy McKim ("Get A Horse!"), "Gigantic" hits U.S. theaters in 2018. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

GIGANTIC – DOWN TO EARTH — Adventure-seeker Jack discovers a world of giants hidden within the clouds, hatching a grand plan with a 60-foot-tall, 11-year-old girl. Directed by Nathan Greno (“Tangled”) and produced by Dorothy McKim (“Get A Horse!”), “Gigantic” hits U.S. theaters in 2018. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Marvel is working on a second Guardians of the Galaxy that will be released May 5th 2017, production has already begun.

gg2

Definately a subject of great, well technically controversy, but really it is mostly Disney versus the public, with transforming The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction at California Adventure into Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Escape.  Last day to ride the tower will be January 2nd 2017.

breakout breakout1

Disney is still working on it’s remake of The Haunted Mansion.

hauntedmansion

Pixar is working on a sequel to Incredibles, Incredibles 2 is underway for production and is set for release June 21st 2019.  I will scream if it gets pushed back.

incredibles-2-brad-bird

Marvel is adding The Inhumans to the Avengers series, this movie has been pushed further back.

inhumans_logo-1

A fifth Indiana Jones will be coming out in 2019.  It reunite Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg. Not much more is known about the story.  We will talk about the next Indiana Jones later, but for now we can only speculate.

indianajones-

Hong Kong Disneyland is working on the Iron Man attraction that is in test phases.  So this means it could easily open this summer.

iron

A live action version of The Little Mermaid is in the works.

Disney has announced a new series for preschoolers called Mickey and the Roadster Racers.

MickeyRoadsterRacers_Image_0

Another princess is coming and her name is Moana.  Disney’s next animated princess will be from Polynesia and will come out November 23rd 2016.

moana-art

moana

Pandora the World of Avatar is under construction and will open in 2017. Though some have guessed to open in 2016, in December time, I really doubt this.

Disneyland is currently working on Star Wars Land Construction, but Disney will be returning the Rivers of America in their shortened state next year, this will include the Disneyland Railroad, Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia, Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes and Tom Sawyer’s Island.  Also it will mean the return of Fantasmic.

The most current exciting new attraction or event coming down the pipeline at Disney Parks is Rivers of Light has been pushed back indefinitely.

 

RPLR5806802 ROLR4896893

Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX are a couple of years away, with the 8th episode planned for a release on December of 2017.

In December of 2016 the first of the Star Wars Rogue movies will be coming out December 16th 2016.

rogue1

Disney announced Star Wars land, and people have had an explosion of joy over the new concepts, here is a look at the many new and wonderful concepts coming.

Tokyo Disneyland is getting a remodel to Fantasyland.

Image_TDR_Beauty-and-the-Beast-Rendering_2015_04_28_0

Image_TDR_Alice-in-Wonderland-Rendering_2015_04_28_0

Also announced was a Beauty and the Beast ride.

beauty-beast-1

Not to mention there will also be coming a Big Hero 6 flatland or carnival Type attraction.

big-hero

Tokyo DisneySea is adding a new port that will be Scandinavian themed.

Image_TDR_Scandinavia-Port-Birdseye_2015_04_28_UPDATED_0

Tokyo DisneySea is now transforming the StormRider attraction into a Finding Nemo ride.

nemoride1 nemoride

They have announced Toy Story 4 will be under work. It will come out June 15th 2018.

toys

At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, construction is underway for Toy Story Land that will be coming sometime in the future.

 

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Disney Countdown

Walt Disney Company Project Tracker May 23rd 2016

What does the future hold for the Walt Disney Company,

Walt Disney would say, “We are just getting started.”

I apologize for missing my last two dates, I have been a little under the weather, but am feeling better.  Again, sorry for the delay.

The sequel to Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland: Alice through the Looking Glass that is to be released May 27th 2016 for the Memorial Day crowd.

looking glass

Alice-Through-the-Looking-Glass-Poster-2

Ant-Man 2 will be called Ant-Man and the Wasp and is slated for July 6th 2018.

The next Avengers movie will be in two parts Avengers: Infiniti War will be released, part 1 May 4th 2018 and part 2 May 3rd 2019.

avengers_infinity_war_logo-1

Disney has announced many details about the brand new live action Beauty and the Beast that will be premiering in 2017.  Along with the return of Alan Menken and Tim Rice, it will have Emma Watson playing Belle, with Dan Stevens playing the Prince/Beast, Luke Evans the role of Gaston, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts and Kevin Kline as Maurice Belle’s father.

Disney is working with Steven Spielberg on the Roald Dhal story BFG that will come out July 1st 2016.

bfg-movie-poster

Marvel has plans to create and release an adaptation of Black Panther on February 16th 2018.  Though the character will be made his first appearance in Captain America Civil War.  I like this character and am looking forward to seeing more of this character.

black_panther_logo-1A very successful release for Captain America: Civil War happened making it one of the films to gross to a Billion dollars really quick.

 

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Captain Marvel will also be getting her own movie to come out March 8th 2019.  Despite what the graphic says below.

captain_marvel_logo-1

Pixar is also under development for a brand new Cars, Cars 3. This is scheduled to be released June 16th 2017.

3

Tokyo Disneyland is adding another hotel entitled the Celebration Hotel that will open this year.

celebration

Another animated movie is in the works for Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers.

Pixar is working on another animated movie called Coco that is slated to be released November 22nd 2017.

At the last Shareholders Meeting Bog Iger announced that two new ships would be coming to the fleet of Disney Cruise Line in 2021 and 2023. As of yet, they have no official name, so I refer to them as Five & Six.

DCL202123

Due to it’s immense popularity, a second Descendants is in the works for Disney Channel.

Disney Springs continues on with finishing it’s transformation that will end this year.  Recently on May 15th they opened the Town center, there are still other things to be opened in the area, but most of the walkways and lands of Disney Springs are now open.

Marvel is still working on production for Doctor Strange that will be released November 4th 2016, having Benedict Cumberbatch playing the title role.

doctor_strange_logo-1

The classic 90’s cartoon Ducktales is in production.  This will come to Disney X D.

duck-tales-2017-173056-800x400

Disney also has plans for a live action Dumbo.

Construction is underway for the Explorer’s Lodge, the third hotel at Hong Kong Disneyland to open next year.

hkdl3rdhotel1

Pixar is gearing up to come out with sneak peaks at Finding Dory that will be coming out June 17th 2016.

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Frozen is getting a sequel.

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Epcot will bring us Frozen Ever After, a ride based upon the movie Frozen, said to open in June, though no release date officially given.

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On March 9th 2018, we will be seeing Gigantic a twist on the Jack and the Beanstalk story where Jack befriends an 11 year old female giant.  (Calling her a giantess doesn’t seem appropriate to me).

GIGANTIC – DOWN TO EARTH — Adventure-seeker Jack discovers a world of giants hidden within the clouds, hatching a grand plan with a 60-foot-tall, 11-year-old girl. Directed by Nathan Greno ("Tangled") and produced by Dorothy McKim ("Get A Horse!"), "Gigantic" hits U.S. theaters in 2018. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

GIGANTIC – DOWN TO EARTH — Adventure-seeker Jack discovers a world of giants hidden within the clouds, hatching a grand plan with a 60-foot-tall, 11-year-old girl. Directed by Nathan Greno (“Tangled”) and produced by Dorothy McKim (“Get A Horse!”), “Gigantic” hits U.S. theaters in 2018. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Marvel is working on a second Guardians of the Galaxy that will be released May 5th 2017, production begins very soon.

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Disney is still working on it’s remake of The Haunted Mansion.  Recently on Twitter the director confirmed that it is in it’s 4th draft.

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Pixar is working on a sequel to Incredibles, Incredibles 2 is underway for production and is set for release June 21st 2019.

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Marvel is adding The Inhumans to the Avengers series, their movie comes out November 2nd 2018.

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A fifth Indiana Jones will be coming out in 2019.  It reunite Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg. Not much more is known about the story.  We will talk about the next Indiana Jones later, but for now we can only speculate.

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Hong Kong Disneyland is working on the Iron Man attraction that is in test phases.  So this means it could easily open this summer.

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A live action version of The Little Mermaid is in the works.

Disney has announced a new series for preschoolers called Mickey and the Roadster Racers.

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Another princess is coming and her name is Moana.  Disney’s next animated princess will be from Polynesia and will come out November 23rd 2016.

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Pandora the World of Avatar is under construction and will open in 2017. Though some have guessed to open in 2016, in December time, I really doubt this.

In the spirit of remaking Pete’s Dragon is also getting remade starring Bryce Dallas Howard.  It isn’t a musical.  It is set for August 16th 2016.

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The most current exciting new attraction or event coming down the pipeline at Disney Parks is Rivers of Light has been pushed back indefinitely.

 

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Shanghai Disneyland will be opening on June 16th of this year.  More and more announcements will keep coming out as well as more and more details of this brand new theme park destination for the Walt Disney Company.  Though many people have put out great videos showing off the various rides.

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At Epcot, guests will soon be able to experience even more Soarin’.  They will be building additional theaters that will premiere June 17th.

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Speaking of Soarin’ the film will be replaced as we soar all over the world, right now in California Adventure the attraction is closing intermittently to accommodate this and will premiere the new film on June 17th.

Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX are a couple of years away, with the 8th episode planned for a release on December of 2017.

In December of 2016 the first of the Star Wars Rogue movies will be coming out December 16th 2016.

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Disney announced Star Wars land, and people have had an explosion of joy over the new concepts, here is a look at the many new and wonderful concepts coming.

Animal Kingdom will be receiving a new restaurant entitled Tiffin on May 27th 2016.

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Tokyo Disneyland is getting a remodel to Fantasyland.

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Also announced was a Beauty and the Beast ride.

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Not to mention there will also be coming a Big Hero 6 flatland or carnival Type attraction.

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Tokyo DisneySea is adding a new port that will be Scandinavian themed.

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Tokyo DisneySea will be transforming the StormRider attraction into a Finding Nemo ride.

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They have announced Toy Story 4 will be under work. It will come out June 15th 2018.

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At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, guests will soon be able to enjoy Toy Story Mania even more quickly with additional track that will be added, thus accommodating more guests per hour.  This change will cause the ride to close down and construction will be done and it will be ready early next year in 2016.

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This is because of the new Toy Story Land that will be coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

ABC series Uncle Buck will be coming out this summer and yes it is related to the John Candy movie of the same title.

Another X-Men movie X-Men Appocalpyse is coming out Memorial day weekend.

 

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This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 15th

1908-Disney Legend Joe Grant is born.

1930-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Cactus Kid is released.

1937-Silly Symphony cartoon Little Hiawatha is released.

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1977-Television special Disney’s Greatest Villains airs.

1979-Final episode of Starsky & Hutch airs on ABC.

1988-Television movie Justin Case airs.

1995-Restaurant California Grill opens atop the Contemporary Resort.

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Part 2 of mini series The Langoliers airs on ABC.

1998-Touchstone film The Horse Whisperer starring Robert Redford is released.

1999-Disney Channel original movie The Thirteenth Year airs.

2001-Fantillusion ends its run in Tokyo Disneyland.

2009-Phineas and Ferb episode The Day of the Living Gelatin and Elementary My Dear Stacy airs.

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2015-California Adventure opens the land Grizzly Peak Airfield, retheming Condor Flats into this new area.

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New store Humprey’s Service & Supply opens in Grizzly Peak Airfield, replacing Fly ‘n’ Buy.

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