Petition Asks Disney Parks To Re-Theme Splash Mountain, And It Has The Perfect Candidate

Petition Asks Disney Parks To Re-Theme Splash Mountain, And It Has The Perfect Candidate

Splash Mountain, the flume ride at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Tokyo Disneyland, is one of the parks' most popular attractions, but it's also always been a somewhat controversial one due to the decision to theme the ride after Song of the South, a film that deals with racial relationships in the Reconstruction era in a very Disney way.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Spider-Man, Doctor Strange sequels pushed by Sony Pictures, Disney

Coronavirus Outbreak: Spider-Man, Doctor Strange sequels pushed by Sony Pictures, Disney

Coronavirus Outbreak: Spider-Man, Doctor Strange sequels pushed by Sony Pictures, Disney.The Walt Disney Co overhauled its release schedule by moving the dates of half a dozen Marvel movies , announcing a new one for the live-action adaption of Mulan.

More Details On What Happens When Walt Disney World Furloughs 43,000 Employees

More Details On What Happens When Walt Disney World Furloughs 43,000 Employees

When the closure of Walt Disney World was originally announced , it was only scheduled for two weeks, and the company announced it would keep paying the park's cast members through the end of March.

Ahead Of No Time To Die, Bob Iger Mentions Being Interested In James Bond

Ahead Of No Time To Die, Bob Iger Mentions Being Interested In James Bond

Now, ahead of No Time To Die , Bob Iger mentions being interested in James Bond, saying: We're not looking to buy anything right now.To this fantasy, hypothetical question, the CEO of the Walt Disney Company let everyone know that he’s a huge fan of James Bond.

Meet the Mistress of Evil in New Maleficent Sequel Poster

Meet the Mistress of Evil in New Maleficent Sequel Poster

Meet the Mistress of Evil in New Maleficent Sequel Poster.Walt Disney Pictures has released the new poster for Maleficent: Mistress of Evil , the upcoming sequel set to debut in theaters on October 18.

Disney postpones James Cameron's Avatar sequels, announces dates for new Star Wars films

Disney postpones James Cameron's Avatar sequels, announces dates for new Star Wars films

Now armed with the upcoming releases of 20th Century Fox, the Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday (7 May) set forth a shock-and-awe release schedule spanning the next eight years, including the yet-again-postponed Avatar sequels, a new batch of Star Wars releases and Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story adaptation.

Aladdin's Mena Massoud Reveals An All-Improv Scene He Performs With Will Smith

Aladdin's Mena Massoud Reveals An All-Improv Scene He Performs With Will Smith

In celebration of Aladdin tickets going on sale, I had the chance to sit down with Mena Massoud on the Walt Disney Studios lot in Burbank, California, and it was during a conversation about his collaboration with Will Smith that I learned about the sequence exclusively built from improv in the blockbuster.

Avengers: Endgame Delivers $156.7 Million on Friday

Avengers: Endgame Delivers $156.7 Million on Friday

Chalk up another set of box office records for Avengers: Endgame , as Walt Disney Studios reports the film brought in a colossal $156.7 million domestically for the highest opening day of all time in the US.

Why Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Designed An Entirely New Planet

Why Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Designed An Entirely New Planet

When Disney began to actually create a Star Wars location for the new land dedicated to Star Wars at Disneyland and Walt Disney World, the team could have decided to build one of these iconic locations, so that fans could actually visit a place in the galaxy, far, far away that they'd always wanted to see.

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Will Let You Damage The Millennium Falcon In An Amazing Way

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Will Let You Damage The Millennium Falcon In An Amazing Way

Asa Kalama is the executive creative director at Walt Disney Imagineering and is in charge of Millennium Falcon: Smuggler's Run, and he revealed that the experience of flying the Falcon doesn't end when you leave the cockpit.

Dumbo’s Original Source Material Remains A Mystery To This Day

Dumbo’s Original Source Material Remains A Mystery To This Day

Even with all of the resources of the Walt Disney Company supporting the search, the original Roll-a-Book prototype that inspired Dumbo remains a lost item… if you can even call it lost, given how it’s unclear whether or not it ever physically existed.

Disney Theme Parks Are Snuffing Out Their Smoking Areas

Disney Theme Parks Are Snuffing Out Their Smoking Areas

The most important of which is that as of May 1, smoking areas are being removed Disneyland Resort , the four theme parks of Walt Disney World, the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Florida, and Downtown Disney in California, making all those areas completely smoke free.

The Bootleg Files: Disney’s 3 Days in the County Jail

The Bootleg Files: Disney’s 3 Days in the County Jail

BOOTLEG FILES 677: “3 Days in the County Jail” (1976 nontheatrical short film distributed by Walt Disney Educational Media Company).

Disney Clarifies Film Leadership After Harrowing Day of Fox Layoffs

Disney Clarifies Film Leadership After Harrowing Day of Fox Layoffs

The new Disney film leadership, all of which reports to Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn , is as follows: Twentieth Century Fox will continue to be led by Vice Chairman, Twentieth Century Fox Film, and President, Production, Twentieth Century Fox, Emma Watts .

New Aladdin Toy Features a Snippet of Jasmine’s New Song

New Aladdin Toy Features a Snippet of Jasmine’s New Song

According to Cinema Blend, a snippet of one of the newest songs from Walt Disney Pictures‘ upcoming live-action Aladdin has arrived online, revealing a short preview of Princess Jasmine’s (Naomi Scott) song titled “Speechless.” Composed by Alan Menken ( La La Land ) and co-written Benj Pasek and Justin Paul ( The Greatest Showman ), the song was leaked through a new Princess Jasmine singing doll which was created by JAKKS Pacific.

How Fox Employees Are Bracing for Life Under Disney

How Fox Employees Are Bracing for Life Under Disney

The Walt Disney Co., which will also suffer some job losses because of redundancies, has cleared regulatory hurdles in Mexico and Brazil and expects to close the deal for 20th Century Fox, FX, NatGeo and the bulk of Murdoch’s film and television assets within weeks.

Frozen 2 plot details reveal Elsa and Anna may undertake mission to find out what happened to their parents

Frozen 2 plot details reveal Elsa and Anna may undertake mission to find out what happened to their parents

Frozen 2 plot details reveal Elsa and Anna may undertake mission to find out what happened to their parents Ever since Walt Disney Animation Studios unveiled the first trailer for Frozen 2 , film lovers have been speculating about the plot for the second instalment.

Emma Thompson writes open letter to Skydance, explaining why she refused to work with John Lasseter

Emma Thompson writes open letter to Skydance, explaining why she refused to work with John Lasseter

Thompson departed the project last month shortly after Skydance chief executive David Ellison hired Lasseter, the Pixar co-founder and former Walt Disney Co. animation chief.

Walt Disney World Reveals Major Changes Coming To Epcot

Walt Disney World Reveals Major Changes Coming To Epcot

In addition to the new pavilion, new concept art was also released which shows what the Epcot entrance plaza will look like when Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary comes along.

Ron Miller, Former Disney CEO, Dies at 85

Ron Miller, Former Disney CEO, Dies at 85

“Everyone at The Walt Disney Company is deeply saddened by the passing of Ron Miller. Donations may be made to the memorial fund that The Walt Disney Family Museum has established in honor of Ron and Diane Disney Miller.

The 46th Annual Annie Awards Nominations Announced

The 46th Annual Annie Awards Nominations Announced

Animation)Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature ProductionEarly Man (Aardman Animations)Incredibles 2 (Pixar Animation Studios)Isle of Dogs (Fox Searchlight Pictures/Indian Paintbrush/American Empirical Pictures)Next Gen (Baozou with Alibaba Pictures Inc. in association with Tangent Animation for Netflix)Ralph Breaks the Internet (Walt Disney Animation Studios)Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television/Broadcast ProductionBig Mouth (Netflix)Craig of the Creek (Cartoon Network Studios)Hilda (Hilda Productions Limited, a Silvergate Media Company, Netflix Inc. and Mercury Filmworks)Star vs.

Disney Gets Approval From Chinese Regulators for Fox Deal

Disney Gets Approval From Chinese Regulators for Fox Deal

Chinese regulators have approved the Walt Disney Company’s $71.3 billion acquisition of much of 21st Century Fox’s film and television assets, clearing an important hurdle for the blockbuster deal between the media giants.