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Captain America Rules at the Box Office

Disney has found something to dethrone the British boy wizard. It’s Captain America. The First Avenger leaped into first place with a weekend box office of an estimated $66 million. Harry Potter descended to a more earthly $48 million. Disney’s … Continue reading

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Promotions Shake Up Disney Parks & Resorts under Tom Staggs

In a long internal memo today, Tom Staggs made official the organizational shakeup everyone knew was coming after Staggs took over the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts division. It’s nothing earth shattering, but it does flatten some of the levels … Continue reading

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Patrick Warburton spoofs the Ride Safety Spiel

Patrick Warburton spoofs the ride safety spiel that is so common on every roller coaster or e-ticket attraction, including “Soarin’” which features a ride safety spiel from Warburton himself. Rollercoaster Safety with Patrick Warburton – watch more funny videos You’ll … Continue reading

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An Eye on Marvel

Both eyes if I can spare them. Well, things are beginning to slot into place for the growing relationship between Marvel and Disney that began in 2009. The movie contracts are beginning to play out with the end result building … Continue reading

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John Lasseter on Toy Story Playland at Paris Disneyland Resort

A video from DLRPfans.be (Belgium I believe) of John Lasseter talking about Toy Story Playland addition to the Walt Disney Studios park at Disneyland Paris Resort This is the first time I’ve seen footage from the new land. It’s interesting … Continue reading

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