Episode 234 – Disney Facts You May Not Know

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This week we have a fascinating list of fun facts about Disney movies and Disney characters to talk about. Whether you’re a casual Disney fan or a self-professed “Disney addict”, there are lots of interesting facts about these classic Disney movies and characters that you never knew. This week, we reference an article recently written on E Online and talk … Read More

Star Tours gets The Last Jedi update

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Announced today is that a new sequence, inspired by the latest film in the Star Wars saga, will debut at Disneyland park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios on November 17, at Disneyland Paris November 22, and at Tokyo Disneyland December 15 2017. Disney had previously confirmed that the next new Star Tours – The Adventures Continue destination will be to the … Read More

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire VR experience tickets on sale

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We have exciting news today for Star Wars fans! Tickets are now available for a new hyper-reality experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire by ILMxLAB and The VOID, an offering that will debut at Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort December 16, and at Downtown Disneyat the Disneyland Resort, January 5, 2018. Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire will transport guests deep into the Star … Read More

J.J. Abrams to Write and Direct Star Wars: Episode IX

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J.J. Abrams, who launched a new era of Star Wars with The Force Awakens in 2015, is returning to complete the sequel trilogy as writer and director of Star Wars: Episode IX. Abrams will co-write the film with Chris Terrio. Star Wars: Episode IX will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Abrams, Bad Robot, and Lucasfilm. “With The Force … Read More

Marvel and Star Wars Will Be Exclusive To Disney Streaming

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Marvel and Star Wars titles will be streamed exclusively on the new Disney streaming platform when it launches in late 2019, according to Disney CEO Bob Iger. “I have described a very rich, treasure trove of content for this app,” Iger said at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference in Los Angeles on Thursday. … Read More

“Star Wars Galactic Nights” Returns To DHS

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Star Wars: Galactic Nights is back at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on December 16 2017 and this time offers premium add-ons. This will be the second installment of the special ticketed event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and will include much of the offerings from the original held back in April 2017. Along with character encounters, entertainment includes enhanced versions of ‘Star … Read More

Two Downtown Disney stores close for Star Wars VR experience

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The Disneyland Resort has announced that two Downtown Disney stores will close to make way for the Star Wars virtual reality experience that was recently announced in a new partnership with Void Experience Centers. Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire will allow guests to walk freely into a galaxy far, far away…using a combination of virtual reality and physical surroundings. … Read More

Star Wars themed resort coming to Walt Disney World

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Disney has today confirmed its plans to build a new Star Wars-Isnpired themed resort at Walt Disney World. Part of a new Disney 360 vacation concept, this revolutionary new vacation experience will be a living adventure that allows guests to immerse themselves in an entirely new form of Disney storytelling. “It’s unlike anything that exists today.” Bob said. “From the … Read More

Disney reveals detailed model of Star Wars Land

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A Star Wars-inspired land is under construction at Disneyland and Walt Disney World resorts, and this is exactly what it’s going to look like: A detailed model was unveiled at this year’s 2017 D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif, showing the exteriors of two new attractions, as well as rocky terrain filled with earthen-colored buildings, a restaurant that resembles the Mos … Read More

Episode 218 – Disney Gaming (Board/Table-top Games)

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This week on the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast we talk with Kelly and Sarah, two of our listeners who love Disney games. To be exact, we’re talking about Disney-related board games and table-top games. There are some fun and exciting games out there for Disney fans of all ages, and we’re going to talk about some of our … Read More

Episode 216 – All Things Star Wars

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This week on the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast Jonathan is joined by Don Morin and Melissa McGuire for a discussion about all things Star Wars. Bryan is touring the country with his family on vacation, so this week we are getting our Star Wars fix and geeking out on everything from Tauntauns to Sith lords in the movies … Read More

New Magic Band colors and designs

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Disney Parks Blog released an overview of some of the new MagicBand 2 colors that have been released at Walt Disney World. Guests have been asking for new colors, and it looks like Disney has delivered with black and teal limited edition designs. The first design is a Star Wars 40th Anniversary graphic band, which was first sold at Disney’s … Read More

Episode 196 – Disney Princesses

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This week we are joined again by Brooke Lowry of the Redefining Royalty blog to talk with us about some of our favorite Disney Princesses. Disney has a wide array of princesses with various personality, physical, and character traits, and we’re going to break them down and look at what makes each one unique and special. In the new this … Read More

Episode 195 – Add, Remove, and Change (Epcot)

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This week we have a surprise guest host on the show. We welcome one of our loyal listeners, Sara from Maryland, to talk about changes that we would like to see come to Epcot. Epcot is a classic Disney theme park that has stood the test of time for almost 35 years, but with all of the things being added … Read More

Star Wars Galactic Nights Special Event Coming in April 2017

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios is hosting a special Star Wars inspired party in April 2017. Star Wars Galactic Nights will be held on April 14 2017, from 7pm until midnight. Tickets are $129 per adult, and $124 for ages 3-9. Discounted price for Annual Passholders and DVC Members is $119 for adults and $114 for ages 3-9. In addition, be sure … Read More