“I was very open about my intention to put queer kids in the main cast. I’m a horrible liar so sneaking it in would’ve been hard,” she says in her tweet. “I was told by certain Disney leadership that I could not represent any form of bi or gay relationship on the channel.” … [Read more...] about Disney Confirms First Bisexual Lead Character, Who Is Also Multi-Cultural
What original series are on Disney+? Behold the power of branding! As part of Disney+’s rapid expansion, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm have already committed to a number of original series on Disney+. The Star Wars spinoff, The Mandalorian, was one of the first Disney+ originals to debut in November 2019. It quickly became the signature series of Disney+ and a cultural phenomenon. It will return for a second season in October 2020. Lucasfilm has also debuted the seventh season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars exclusively on Disney+, with a spinoff series, Star Wars: The Bad Batch, coming in 2021. Additionally, live-action Star Wars series featuring Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor and Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi are also in the works. … [Read more...] about What is Disney+?
Once the theme parks reopen, guests will need a park reservation and valid admission for the same park on the same date. Guests are encouraged to have the latest version of the My Disney Experience app on their cell phones, with location services and notifications enabled, plus cashless or contactless forms of payment, including MagicBands, which Disney Resort hotel guests can use to charge purchases to their Disney Resort hotel folio. … [Read more...] about When is Disney World Florida Reopening? Orlando Resorts to Open From Today
With many movie theaters still shut and consumer attendance weakened by fears over the pandemic, next Friday, September 4th, the House of Mouse will release its big new blockbuster live-action movie, Mulan, direct to — and exclusively on — its subscription streaming service Disney+. Unlike Disney’s recent straight-to-Disney+ premieres of Hamilton and Beyonce’s Black Is King, the Mulan premiere will come at an additional one-time cost to subscribers who already pay $5.99 per month. That cost, for what Disney calls “Premier Access” to Mulan, is $29.99. … [Read more...] about Disney’s $30 ‘Mulan’ Experiment Shames Music’s Timid Pricing Models
'Please don't be embarrassed or ashamed. Know that you are definitely not the only one out there who needs some help right now and that's why we're here, that's why we were created, and you have fellow cast members that are going to have your back and we're here to support you.' … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: Disney bosses praised their ‘GIVING SPIRIT’ just two days after furloughing 100,000 workers and keeping $1.5 billion for bonuses – while food banks near their theme parks are overwhelmed