Shanghai Disney Resort to reopen May 11

Disney announced today that its first theme park to close due to the global health emergency, Shanghai Disneyland, would also be the first to reopen. Shanghai Disney Resort has been allowing guests into its shopping and dining district, Disneytown, and is now ready to do… Read More »Shanghai Disney Resort to reopen May 11

New Star Wars streaming series announced for Disney+

Lucasfilm has hired Emmy-nominated writer Leslye Headland (“Russian Doll”) to develop a new untitled “Star Wars” series for Disney+. Headland will write, executive produce, and serve as showrunner for the series, which is already in development. Variety broke the news of Headland’s work for Lucasfilm… Read More »New Star Wars streaming series announced for Disney+

Disney and Lucasfilm announce new Star Wars movie from Taika Waititi

There’s a new Star Wars movie in the works from Academy Award winner Taika Waititi, who recently won Best Adapted Screenplay for “Jojo Rabbit” and directed the widely-acclaimed first season finale episode of “The Mandalorian” on Disney+. Waititi will direct and co-write the new “Star… Read More »Disney and Lucasfilm announce new Star Wars movie from Taika Waititi

Disney Springs and Citywalk show signs of reopening later this month

While Central Florida restaurants and retail were allowed to open under reduced capacity and physical distancing restrictions as of yesterday, there is still no official word on when Disney Springs might open. That said, there were some signs of life around the shopping and dining… Read More »Disney Springs and Citywalk show signs of reopening later this month

Disney working on Live-Action ‘Hercules’ movie

Disney is reportedly partnering with the Russo Brothers, Anthony and Joe, to develop a live action version of its 1997 animated feature “Hercules.” “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” screenwriter David Callahan has been asked to produce a script. “Hercules” may not rank… Read More »Disney working on Live-Action ‘Hercules’ movie

Star Wars: Queen’s Shadow Now Available as free ebook

E.K. Johnston sure knows how to write about strong women, galaxy-threatening challenges and exquisite clothing. Between now and this Friday, May 8, Disney is gifting readers Star Wars: Queen’s Shadow via free eBook download. I took advantage of this exciting offer over the weekend and… Read More »Star Wars: Queen’s Shadow Now Available as free ebook