Gemstone to publish Life of Scrooge Companion in September

Posted by Arthur in Americas, Disney comics, New Titles

Last year, Gemstone Publishing published a reprint of the original twelve chapters of Don Rosa’s epic story The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck.

This September, the publisher is releasing a Companion book that will include all the pre-chapters, post-chapters and in-between chapters that were missing from the first book. More »

April 10th 2006 | 11:45 am CET | No Comments »

Two new Nemo-themed attractions revealed

Posted by Arthur in Disney parks

Finding NemoAt the official opening of the brand-new Expedition Everest this weekend, President Al Weiss revealed two new attractions to be added to the list of upcoming attractions at the World, both based on the popular Pixar animated film Finding Nemo. The two new attractions will open by the end of this year. More »

April 9th 2006 | 9:23 am CET | No Comments »

Disney Mobile to launch this summer

Posted by Arthur in Disney products

This June, Disney will launch its new Disney Mobile, allowing parents to track their child’s movements, decide who they can call, and prioritising messages that reach the phone. The service will provide parents with real-time maps and locations of family members using GPS technology built into the handsets. More »

April 8th 2006 | 9:45 am CET | No Comments »

Pixar exhibit in London

Posted by Arthur in Disney movies & television, Events

This Saturday the Science Museum in London sees the opening of Pixar: 20 years of animation, with hundreds of artworks, models and digital paintings from the Pixar studios, as well as two amazing audiovisual experiences unique to the exhibition, which will run from 1 April to 10 June 2006. More »

March 30th 2006 | 9:37 pm CET | No Comments »

Disney launching its first-ever Yearbook!

Posted by Arthur in Disney books, New Titles, Publishers

Disney is releasing the Insider Yearbook 2005, a collectibe 176-page annual publication that commemorates 2005 with beautiful full-color photos, behind-the-scenes scoop, and coverage of major events and milestones. More »

March 24th 2006 | 9:41 pm CET | No Comments »

Buzz Lightyear blasting off at Disneyland Paris

Posted by Arthur in Disney parks, Europe

This week the brand-new attraction Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast had a surprise soft-opening at the Disneyland Paris park as visitors got a sneak preview at this fifth incarnation of the popular attraction, which first opened in 1998 as Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. There will be shareholder and annual passholder previews this weekend and next week, and the official opening is scheduled for 8 April. More »

March 24th 2006 | 8:03 am CET | No Comments »

Disney Cruise Line coming to Europe

Posted by Arthur in Disney parks, Europe

Disney will be sailing into new territory in 2007. The company announced today that Disney Cruise Lines will sail to Italy, France and Spain from May to August 2007 as part of a larger strategy to ‘chart new waters’. More »

March 22nd 2006 | 5:52 pm CET | No Comments »

Menken, Musker, Clements return to Disney Animation

Posted by Arthur in Disney movies & television

After Disney’s acquisition of Pixar, new animation head John Lasseter is rounding up the animation talent that Michael Eisner had worked so hard on chasing away. This week Disney announced that it has signed on Alan Menken, John Musker and Ron Clements, who were behind such hits as The Little Mermaind and Aladdin. More »

March 2nd 2006 | 3:42 pm CET | No Comments »

Hong Kong Disneyland to build 3 new attractions by this summer

Posted by Arthur in Asia Pacific, Disney parks

Today Hong Kong Disneyland announced that it plans to add three new attractions to their small theme park as part of its long-term expansion plan. The additions include Autopia, Stitch Encounter and UFO Zone. More »

February 27th 2006 | 9:16 pm CET | No Comments »

Changes at Disney Consumer Products

Posted by Arthur in Disney products

This week Disney announced that it will stop distributing its Disney Catalog that has filled the mailboxes of tens of millions of households for the last 10 years, and instead will focus on its online store. In addition Disney has abandoned eBay for their auctions and has started a new Disney Auctions website. More »

February 25th 2006 | 11:02 pm CET | No Comments »
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