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Monday, August 5, 2019

CHECK OUT THE NEW POSTER FROM DISNEY'S "MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL"


“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” is a fantasy adventure that picks up several years after “Maleficent,” in which audiences learned of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora. The film continues to explore the complex relationship between the horned fairy and the soon to be Queen as they form new alliances and face new adversaries in their struggle to protect the moors and the magical creatures that reside within. The film is directed by Joachim Rønning from a story by Linda Woolverton and a screenplay byLinda Woolverton and Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster, the film is produced by Joe Roth, Angelina Jolie and Duncan Henderson with Matt Smith, Jeff Kirschenbaum and Michael Vieira serving as executive producers.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

DISNEY+, ESPN+, AND HULU BRING STREAMING MAGIC TO DISNEY’S D23 EXPO 2019 IN ANAHEIM AUGUST 23–25


Disney+ to Give First Public Preview of App Experience, 
Star-Studded Hall D23 Showcase Hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown, 
and Sneak Peek Screening of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
 
BURBANK, Calif. (July 30, 2019) – For the first time ever, three of Disney’s signature streaming services, Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu, will showcase their variety of original and exclusive content through immersive show floor pavilions, live demos, never-before-seen content, and special experiences at D23 Expo 2019 in Anaheim, California. Guests will be the first to experience Disney+ before it launches in the U.S. on November 12. They will also get to step into the world of ESPN+ Original shows with an interactive exhibit, and discover costumes and show props from Hulu’s award-winning original content and on-demand streaming library.
 
Disney+ Pavilion
On the Expo show floor, the Disney+ Pavilion will offer guests demonstrations of the live Disney+ app as experienced across mobile and connected TV devices, showcasing the unprecedented collection of entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more. Guests will also see costumes and props from Disney+ Originals and have the opportunity to subscribe to the service with a special offer available exclusively to Expo attendees and D23 Members.
 
Off of the show floor, Disney+ will make its debut appearance in the 6,800-seat Hall D23 and D23 Expo Arena venues:
 
Disney+ First Look Showcase
Friday, August 23, 3:30 p.m., Hall D23
Fans won’t want to miss this exclusive preview of Disney+ and its exciting slate of original films and series from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more. Yvette Nicole Brown (Lady and the TrampElena of Avalor) will host this star-studded presentation packed with never-before-seen content, surprise guests, performances, and reveals, including a first look at Lady and the TrampThe MandalorianHigh School Musical: The Musical: The Series, and many more.
 
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Sneak Peek Screening and Panel 
Friday, August 23, 5:30 p.m., D23 Arena
Before the global phenomenon returns in a brand-new series on Disney+, Expo guests are invited to a special advance screening of the first episode and panel with the talented new cast on the arena stage.
 


ESPN+ Pavilion
At the ESPN+ Pavilion guests will have the opportunity to see and connect with exciting original content, with two interactive exhibits dedicated to new programs making their ESPN+ debut this summer, Peyton’s Places (with five-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning) and SneakerCenter.
 
Peyton’s Places: Peyton’s Places is a 30-episode documentary series hosted by Peyton Manning, exclusively on ESPN+. Produced by ESPN+ and NFL Films, the series offers a fun, insightful tour through 100 years of football, following the sport and the league’s rise to an American cultural touchstone. For nearly a year, Manning has crisscrossed the country, visiting the people and places that have played an important part in the making of the NFL—highlighting memorable events, teams, players, and trends over the past century. Peyton’s Places begins streaming on ESPN+ in late July.
 
SneakerCenterSneakerCenter is a series devoted to sneaker culture across sports, entertainment, and more. Told by the star athletes, artists, enthusiasts, and brands powering the global sneaker marketplace, each episode of SneakerCenter will be anchored by a unique narrative, supported by a rotating set of “mixtape-style” segments that take fans deep into every aspect of the sneaker movement. Directed by award-winning filmmaker and acclaimed author Bobbito García, a special preview episode featuring NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo is streaming now, with the full series premiering in the fall.
 


Hulu Pavilion
The Hulu Pavilion will be home to more than 20 iconic costumes and artifacts, including the famous red robe worn by the likes of Elisabeth Moss in The Handmaid’s Tale, paintings featured in season one of Castle Rock, and George Clooney’s Catch-22 costume. In addition to costumes, visitors to the interactive exhibit will be able to get a close look at show props from upcoming Hulu Originals like Little Fires Everywhere and select shows found in Hulu’s streaming library, such as The Good DoctorBrooklyn Nine-Nine, and The Goldbergs.
 
Disney+ Pavilion Stage Programming
Additionally, the Disney+ Pavilion Stage will host three full days of panels, highlighting the service’s diverse originals and its collection of beloved movies and shows, along with special ESPN+ panel programming.
 
The tentative schedule is as follows with times subject to change:
 
Friday, August 23
10 a.m.            ESPN+ Presents Peyton’s Places Special Screening and NFL 100th Anniversary Trivia
 
12 p.m.            Walt Disney Animation Studios Panel with Eric Goldberg and Mark Henn
 
12:30 p.m.       The World According to Jeff Goldblum Q&A with Jeff Goldblum
 
1:15 p.m.         Phineas and Ferb Conversation with Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh
 
Saturday, August 24
10 a.m.            ESPN+ Presents SneakerCenter Panel moderated by show director Bobbito Garcia
 
11 p.m.            ESPN+ Presents SneakerCenter Demonstration by Mr. Cartoon
 
12 p.m.            Stargirl Performance and Panel
 
1 p.m.              The Simpsons Trivia with Yeardley Smith
 
1:15 p.m.         Marvel’s Hero Project Panel with Sana Amanat, Sarah Amos and Stephen Wacker
 
2:30 p.m.         Forky Asks a Question and Lamp Life Creative Panel with Val LaPointe, Bob Peterson, Mark Nielsen, and Marc Sondheimer
 
3 p.m.              Secret Society of Second Born Royals Q&A with Peyton Elizabeth Lee and Skylar Astin
 
Sunday, August 25
10:45 a.m.       Prop Culture Movie Prop Showcase and Q&A with Dan Lanigan, Jason Henry, Tony Swatton, and Fon Davis
 
11:15 a.m.       Be Our Chef Games with Angela Kinsey
 
12 p.m.            Monsters At Work Behind-the-Scenes Presentation with Bobs Gannaway and Ferrell Barron
 
12:45 p.m.       The Imagineering Story Conversation with Leslie Iwerks and Bob Weis
 
1:15 p.m.         Short Circuit Creative Panel
 
3:30 p.m.         Pixar’s SparkShorts Screening
 
5 p.m.              ESPN+ Hosted DJ Wrap
 
Single-day tickets for Friday and Sunday of D23 Expo 2019 are available for $89 for one-day adult admission and $69 for children 3–9. Gold Members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club can purchase tickets for $79 for a one-day adult admission and $59 for children 3–9. Single-day Saturday tickets and three-day passes are sold out. For more information on tickets and D23 Expo 2019, visit D23Expo.com.
 
About D23 Expo 2019 
D23 Expo—The Ultimate Disney Fan Event—brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. For the latest D23 Expo 2019 news, visit D23expo.com. Presentations, talent, and schedule subject to change. To join the D23 Expo conversation, be sure to follow DisneyD23 on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube, and use the hashtag #D23Expo.
 
About D23 
The name “D23” pays homage to the exciting journey that began in 1923 when Walt Disney opened his first studio in Hollywood. D23 is the first official club for fans in Disney’s 90-plus-year history. It gives its members a greater connection to the entire world of Disney by placing them in the middle of the magic through its quarterly publication, Disney twenty-three; a rich website at D23.com with members-only content; member-exclusive discounts; and special events for D23 Members throughout the year.
 
Fans can join D23 at Gold Membership ($99.99), Gold Family Membership ($129.99), and General Membership (complimentary) levels at D23.com. To keep up with all the latest D23 news and events, follow DisneyD23 on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

ABC SPOTLIGHTS THE STARS FROM SOME OF ITS MOST EXCITING, ICONIC SHOWS AT D23 EXPO 2019, WITH EXCLUSIVE PRESENTATIONS AND MEET & GREETS/PHOTO OPS


‘Dancing with the Stars’ Panel Celebrating the Tradition of Disney Night
Features Former Celebrity Contestants Ginger Zee, Rashad Jennings and Jordan Fisher, 

Show Host Tom Bergeron, Show Judge Carrie Ann Inaba,
Plus Executive Producer Andrew Llinares

‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Panel Marks the Series’ First Appearance at D23 Expo 
With the Final Episodes of the Flagship Marvel Television Series Set to Air Summer 2020

The ‘ish’ Universe Panel Brings Together the Stars of ‘black-ish,’ ‘grown-ish’ and ‘mixed-ish,’ Including Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi and Tika Sumpter, 
to Highlight the Expanding ‘ish’ Universe

Meet and Take Photos With Cast Members of ‘black-ish,’ ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ 
‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and ‘mixed-ish’
 
Fans will laugh, cry and be tempted to bust a move when ABC brings their biggest stars of comedy, action and dance competition to D23 Expo 2019 this August. Be among the first to learn the secrets of what’s ahead on ABC’s hit series “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”; take a peek behind the curtain of the now-iconic Disney Night on “Dancing with the Stars”; travel to the “ish” universe, centered around groundbreaking comedy “black-ish”; and meet some of your favorite ABC stars in-person during special meet & greet/photo op sessions at D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event, Aug. 23-25, at the Anaheim Convention Center.
 
Presentations:
 
“Dancing with the Stars” and Disney!
Friday, Aug. 23, 10:00 a.m., D23 Expo Arena 
“Good Morning America”’s Ginger Zee hosts a behind-the-scenes peek into the most magical night in the ballroom: Disney Night! Join Ginger, show host Tom Bergeron, show judge Carrie Ann Inaba, Mirrorball champions Rashad Jennings and Jordan Fisher, and “Dancing with the Stars” executive producer Andrew Llinares for a celebration of the “Dancing with the Stars” and Disney connection. There may even be a hint at what’s to come on “Dancing with the Stars” 2019 this fall on ABC.
 
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
Friday, Aug. 23, 3:00 p.m., D23 Expo Arena
Stars and executive producers from ABC’s “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” come together to honor the past six seasons of the show while looking forward to the forthcoming thrilling conclusion of the series in summer 2020. Executive producer and head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb, will host the presentation with cast members Clark Gregg, new Disney Legend Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, and Jeff Ward as well as executive producers Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen and Jeff Bell.
 
The “ish” Universe: “black-ish,” “grown-ish” and “mixed-ish”
Saturday, Aug. 24, 3:00 p.m., D23 Expo Arena
Headlined by Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi and Tika Sumpter, the stars from ABC’s “black-ish,” Freeform’s “grown-ish” and ABC’s newest spinoff “mixed-ish” come together to highlight the expanding “ish” universe. Fans won’t want to miss this star-studded panel where anything could happen!
 
Following is the full schedule* of stars making special appearances in the Walt Disney Television booth throughout the weekend:
 
Friday, Aug. 23
2:00-3:00 p.m.
“Dancing with the Stars” stars past and present Ginger Zee, Carrie Ann Inaba, Tom Bergeron, Rashad Jennings and Jordan Fisher
 
5:00-6:00 p.m.
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” stars Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons and Jeff Ward, and executive producers Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeff Bell and Jeph Loeb
 
Saturday, Aug. 24
1:00-2:30 p.m.
“black-ish,” “grown-ish” and “mixed-ish” stars to be announced
 
*Schedule and participants subject to change.
 
Single-day tickets for Friday and Sunday of D23 Expo 2019 are available for $89 for one-day adult admission and $69 for children 3-9. Gold Members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club can purchase tickets for $79 for a one-day adult admission and $59 for children 3-9. Single-day Saturday tickets and three-day passes are sold out. For more information on tickets and D23 Expo 2019, visit www.D23Expo.com.
 
About ABC Entertainment
ABC Entertainment airs compelling programming across all day parts, including “Grey’s Anatomy,” the longest-running medical drama in prime-time television; riveting dramas “The Good Doctor,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “A Million Little Things” and “Station 19”; the Emmy® Award-winning “Modern Family” and trailblazing comedy favorites “American Housewife,” “black-ish,” “Bless This Mess,” “The Conners,” “The Goldbergs,” and “Schooled”; the popular “Summer Fun & Games” programming block, including “Card Sharks,” “Celebrity Family Feud,” “Holey Moley” and “Press Your Luck”; star-making sensation “American Idol”; reality phenomenon “Shark Tank”; “The Bachelor” franchise; long-running hits “Dancing with the Stars” and “America’s Funniest Home Videos”; “General Hospital,” which has aired for more than 55 years on the network; and late-night talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”; as well as the critically acclaimed hit special ”Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons.’” The network also boasts some of television’s most prestigious awards shows, including “The Oscars®,” “The CMA Awards” and the “American Music Awards.”
 
ABC programming can also be viewed on ABC.com, the ABC app and Hulu.
 
About D23 Expo 2019
D23 Expo—The Ultimate Disney Fan Event—brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. For the latest D23 Expo 2019 news, visit D23expo.com. Presentations, talent, and schedule subject to change. To join the D23 Expo conversation, be sure to follow DisneyD23 on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube, and use the hashtag #D23Expo.
 
About D23
The name “D23” pays homage to the exciting journey that began in 1923 when Walt Disney opened his first studio in Hollywood. D23 is the first official club for fans in Disney’s 90-plus-year history. It gives its members a greater connection to the entire world of Disney by placing them in the middle of the magic through its quarterly publication, Disney twenty-three; a rich website at D23.com with members-only content; member-exclusive discounts; and special events for D23 Members throughout the year.
 
Fans can join D23 at Gold Membership ($99.99), Gold Family Membership ($129.99), and General Membership (complimentary) levels at D23.com. To keep up with all the latest D23 news and events, follow DisneyD23 on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Giveaway: Bo Peep's Sheep Mug

Enter to win this Bo Peep Sheep mug from Toy Story 4 featuring Billy, Goat and Gruff! You also get a $20 Starbucks Gift Card! Good luck! The giveaway is open worldwide and the winner will be notified by email!
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