Those Imagineers are such teases. We know there will be a lot of amazing details in the new Beauty and the Beast themed restaurant “Be Our Guest.” This monster, apparently a mythological beast known as a minotaur, will be a part of the decor in… Read More »Imagineering Shares Minotaur Detail from Be Our Guest Restaurant
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Conceived to help alleviate some of the stress on Cinderella’s Royal Table, the Be Our Guest restaurant will transport guests into the world of Beauty & The Beast, one of Walt Disney Animation’s most loved movies. In this video, provided by WDI, Senior Concept Designer… Read More »A Special Preview of the “Be Our Guest” Restaurant in New Fantasyland
Singing sensation Kelly Clarkson was spotted at Walt Disney World having fun with friends and family. While there she took the time to post with a pair Disney characters who are also familiar with transformation — Beauty and the Beast. Clarkson was in town to… Read More »Kelly Clarkson visits Walt Disney World
Okay. This one is extra cute. So cute that even though it’s in a foreign language (Dutch in this case) I wanted to share it with you. The new Dutch TV show Let’s Get Married has filmed a segment in Disneyland Paris that includes a… Read More »Sweet Wedding Proposal at Disneyland Paris
After the commercial success of the re-release of The Lion King in 3D, it is no surprise that Disney made plans to release more of their movies in a new view. In fact, four beloved Disney movies will make their way back to the silver… Read More »Trailer for “Beauty and the Beast” in 3D
I’m a big fan of Susan Egan’s work for Disney. In 1995, I saw her at the Shubert Theater in LA as Belle. I loved the voice work she did for Miyazaki’s films (Lin in Spirited Away was great), and, of course, Meg from Hercules… Read More »Susan Egan, Belle on Broadway, releases new album
In case you’ve been under a rock (Pride Rock?) you probably know that Disney has put a shiny coat of 3D magic on the classic film, Lion King. Saturday was the world premiere of Disney’s Lion King 3D at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. Yes, I know I just said “the the” and I’m okay with it.
The Disney Blog had press credentials, so I took my fancy camera (read, iPhone) and my talent (read, 8-year-old son Atticus) and bellied up to the green carpet to let the stars come to us — which they did by the limo-ful (or whatever they drove, I didn’t have to valet this time).
Sadly, my iPhone couldn’t capture sound and picture with any clarity. I blame the thousands of people around us and the gentle lullaby of Hollywood Blvd. And by “gentle” I mean loud and freaky. Rather than have video without audio I went with the still photographs and casual conversation. Plus, my son was a little too nervous to conduct the interviews, and it was really, really hot out. We decided to play it cool, which works for us.
The one standout from last season’s popular TV show Glee has to be newcomer Darren Criss. But, like many Hollywood stars, before he hit it big, he was just another college student in his dorm room banging out the covers on youtube. Here he is… Read More »Videopolis – Glee’s Darren Criss sings Belle (aka Before They Were Stars)