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January 11, 2014

Disney News This Week: Latest Disney Dream Portrait Features Actress Jessica Chastain as Merida, 'Frozen' Soundtrack Reaches No. 1 on Billboard 200, Disney•Pixar’s 'Party Central'

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Bull’s eye! The Disney Parks Blog revealed the latest Disney Dream Portrait earlier this week, which features Academy Award-nominated actress Jessica Chastain as Merida from Disney•Pixar’s "Brave." Created by photographer Annie Leibovitz, the portrait is entitled "Where your destiny awaits” and can be seen in the February issue of "O – The Oprah Magazine."
May 10, 2013

Disney Celebrates Merida This Mother's Day Weekend

By Nidia Caceros, Disney Consumer Products
In just one day, Disney will celebrate Merida’s inner qualities of strength, bravery, determination, passion and confidence as she is officially welcomed into the Disney Princess royal court. Merida’s Royal Celebration will be hosted at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World on May 11 during Mother’s Day Weekend, a perfect time to recognize and celebrate Merida’s relationship with her own mother. We know many of our fans are excited to celebrate Merida and are inspired by her story and the spirited optimism she embodies. I sat down with Katherine Sarafian, producer of Disney·Pixar’s Brave, to talk about Merida’s defining qualities and the special relationship she shares with her mother, Queen Elinor.
April 18, 2013

Disney Store Goes Green for Earth Day with Free Reusable Totes

By Tanya Ropella, Disney Consumer Products
As part of our Earth Month series on the blog, today we're excited to share how Disney Store will celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. Guests can visit their local Disney Store where they can recycle five plastic bags in exchange for a free, reusable shopping tote (up to 200 guests per store)!
February 25, 2013

And the Oscar Goes to…

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
Congratulations to our Academy Award-winning films "Brave" and "Paperman"! Disney/Pixar's "Brave" took home the Academy Award for best Animated Feature, and Disney's "Paperman" took home the award for Best Animated Short Film.
February 22, 2013

Disney News This Week: February 22, 2013

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
The red carpet, unforgettable films, fashion and celebrities! Yes, the Academy Awards are almost here, and yesterday we shared a story about the Oscars App that puts you at the center of it all. But there’s other exciting news that we haven’t yet shared on Disney Post. Here are some of this week’s highlights.
August 28, 2012

International Round-Up: Summer Highlights in Europe

By Heather Hust Rivera, The Walt Disney Company

Did you know that The Walt Disney Company operates on six continents – and all seven if you count filming in Antarctica for Disneynature’s Earth? From time to time, we’ll update you on what’s happening in various regions around the world. Today, we’ll take a virtual flight to Europe to review some summer highlights.

August 24, 2012

Disney On Ice Ready to Rock

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

In just one week, fans in Florida can see Scottish heroine Merida from Disney/Pixar’s Brave make her ice-skating debut when Disney On Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After launches its North American tour.