Disney+ Arrives In Scandinavia, Belgium, Portugal As Global Rollout Continues

Disney+ continued its global expansion, adding Portugal, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Belgium and Luxembourg to its roster of countries. Pricing ranges from $ 7.63 a month in Norway to $ 9.42 in Denmark. Portugal, Belgium, Finland, Iceland and Luxembourg … Read more…

Michael Rapaport and John Boyega Clash on Twitter Over the ‘Star Wars’ Actor’s Complaint for Disney

The ‘Dr. Dolittle 2’ star has since come under fire after telling Boyega to ‘be grateful’ for his ‘Star Wars’ role after the latter criticized the movie studio for using his black character as a token. Aceshowbiz.com – Movie News … Read more…

John Boyega calls Disney out for marketing a Black character, only to ultimately push them aside

When Disney first revealed John Boyega as a stormtrooper in “The Force Awakens,” he immediately became the target of racist comments from “Star Wars” fans protesting the casting of a Black person in the role. CNN.com – RSS Channel – … Read more…

Local Content Gets Priority as Disney Plus Hotstar Confirms Indonesia Launch

Local Indonesian content will sit alongside Bollywood titles, the Marvel universe, and the “Star Wars” franchise, as the Walt Disney Company launches the Disney Plus Hotstar version of its streaming platform in Southeast Asia’s most populous nation. The company confirmed … Read more…

Walt Disney World Silences Beauty, The Beast & Mrs. Potts For Actor-Less Show – Update

UPDATE There’s no cheek-to-cheek dance or whispering of sweet nothings between Belle and the Beast in a new show attraction that’s the latest Walt Disney World production revamped for a park without actors. The resort yesterday replaced the long-running  Beauty … Read more…

Rhode Island residents get checks signed ‘Walt Disney’ and ‘Mickey Mouse’

Rhode Island’s Division of Taxation turned into a literal Mickey Mouse outfit this week when 176 refund checks were accidentally mailed out bearing the cartoon character’s “signature.” The checks, mailed Monday, were signed “Mickey Mouse” where General Treasurer Seth Magaziner’s … Read more…

‘Marvel’s 616’ at Comic-Con: Disney Plus Docuseries Highlights Unsung Women, Wacky Marvel Characters

Usually a massive presence at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Entertainment is largely sitting out this year’s virtual iteration of the 50-year-old fan convention, Comic-Con@Home. That is, save for a panel on “Marvel’s 616,” a Disney Plus docuseries that covers the … Read more…

Disney Pulls Facebook Ads for Disney Plus Amid Boycott Over Hate-Speech Concerns (Report)

Disney, the biggest spender on advertising with Facebook in the first half of 2020, has reportedly suspended ads for Disney Plus and Hulu with the social giant. Disney recently has “dramatically slashed” advertising with Facebook, the Wall Street Journal reported … Read more…

Praying Draws from Big Pharma, Disney and Corinthians for Summer 2020 Release

Continuing to deliver seasonal releases, Los Angeles/New York-based label Praying has now returned with its Summer 2020 offerings. Developing its post-Internet aesthetic for the hot weather, Inspirations come from big pharma, Disney and Corinthians to create a selection of men’s … Read more…

Disney World Reopening Gets Mixed First Reactions As Fans Give Park’s Welcome Back Videos Horror Treatment

  As Disney reopened their premier theme park, Walt Disney World, today in Florida amid exploding coronavirus numbers, social media immediately took the entertainment conglomerate to task by criticizing the decision to resume theme parks operations, calling it premature and … Read more…

‘Hamilton’ Movie: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Director Thomas Kail on Bringing the Broadway Phenomenon to Disney Plus

When it opened in 2015, “Hamilton” instantly became both the hottest ticket on Broadway and the hardest to come by. Sure, if you were Beyoncé, Oprah, the Obamas, or just willing to shell out hundreds of dollars for nosebleed seats, … Read more…

Disney to Release 4K Version of ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’ to Boost U.K. Cinemas (EXCLUSIVE)

The Force is with U.K. cinemas this July as they plan to reopen doors with a remastered 4K edition of “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back,” Variety can reveal. It’s understood the planned screenings mark the first time a “Star … Read more…

Barbra Streisand gifts George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter with Disney stock

George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter is Disney’s newest stockholder, thanks to a generous gift from singer Barbra Streisand. Gianna Floyd thanked Streisand on her Instagram account on Saturday, and posted a series of photos displaying the Disney letter and certificate she … Read more…

Katy Perry Delivers Gut-Wrenching Cover of ‘Baby Mine’ in Dumbo Costume for 2nd ‘Disney Singalong’

Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the star-studded ‘Disney Family Singalong: Volume II’ also presents mesmerizing duets from John Legend and Jennifer Hudson as well as Idina Menzel and Ben Platt. Aceshowbiz.com – Music News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Katy Perry Delivers Gut-Wrenching Cover of ‘Baby Mine’ in Dumbo Costume for 2nd ‘Disney Singalong’

Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the star-studded ‘Disney Family Singalong: Volume II’ also presents mesmerizing duets from John Legend and Jennifer Hudson as well as Idina Menzel and Ben Platt. Aceshowbiz.com – Music News BEST DEAL UPDATE: