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Giant Olaf balloon to invade NYC this Thanksgiving

No, it’s not a scene from a Disney remake of Ghostbusters; but Olaf, the snowman with his own personal flurry from Disney’s “Frozen,” will soon be floating across the New York City skyline as a giant balloon. The magical snowman will be looking for warm… Read More »Giant Olaf balloon to invade NYC this Thanksgiving

The Lion King on Broadway celebrates 20 years with free performance

Hard to believe, but 20 years have passed since Disney’s The Lion King revolutionized Broadway with its huge sets, innovative use of masks and puppets, and expanded soundtrack. The vision of director Julie Taymor and the talent artists she assembled to transfer Disney’s animated feature… Read More »The Lion King on Broadway celebrates 20 years with free performance

Weather cancels Aladdin and The Lion King Musicals in New York City

Heavier than expected severe winter weather has caused Disney Theatrical to cancel four performances of its New York City musicals today. Both Aladdin and The Lion King have canceled both the matinee and tonight’s performance in accordance with travel safety guidance from city, county, and… Read More »Weather cancels Aladdin and The Lion King Musicals in New York City

Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. coming to New York City, Join The Marvel Universe

Marvel has announced, in association with Victory Hills Exhibitions, Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N., a new immersive experience that will be located in Discovery Times Square in New York. “This is a real game changer in the exhibition world,” said Sean Haran, VP of Business Development at Marvel… Read More »Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. coming to New York City, Join The Marvel Universe

Marvel to Film Four New Netflix Shows Based on Defenders Characters in New York City

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Disney, Marvel, and Netflix have announced they are collaborating on four new series and one mini-series based on the Defenders characters, which will shoot in New York City.

In a press conference, Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, joined NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada, in announcing the groundbreaking new deal, which will bring Marvel’s “flawed heroes of Hell’s Kitchen” characters to Netflix.

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The project will focus on the four Defenders characters: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. Each character will get 13 one-hour episodes, and then their stories will be merged together into a four-to-eight episode mini-series as The Defenders.

Casting hasn’t been announced, yet, but filming is set to begin in the Summer 2014, with Daredevil being the first to air in 2015. Since the series will air on Netflix, expect all 13 episodes to drop at once for binge-viewing.Read More »Marvel to Film Four New Netflix Shows Based on Defenders Characters in New York City