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January 31, 2014

Disney News This Week: New 'Maleficent' Trailer, Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure, 'Discover Together' Symposium Held at Disneyland Resort

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
A never-before-heard rendition of "Once Upon a Dream" by popular recording artist Lana Del Rey was recently unveiled as part of a 90-second sneak peek of Disney's "Maleficent."
June 28, 2013

Disney News This Week: 'Monsters University' Updates, 'The Lone Ranger' at Disney California Adventure, Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, Obtains LEED Silver Certification

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Although Mike, Sulley and the rest of the Monsters University (MU) gang roared into theaters last weekend, the film also debuted at one of China’s most prestigious film festivals this month. Today, we’ve got details on MU’s international debut at the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) and more!
March 7, 2013

'Oz The Great and Powerful' Inspires a World of New Products and Experiences

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

Each time a new Disney film is released, teams across The Walt Disney Company develop complementary products that bring the film to life in theaters, on bookshelves, in stores, on mobile devices and at our theme parks. Today, I’m sharing a look at some of the products and experiences developed for Oz The Great and Powerful, which hits theaters tomorrow.

February 12, 2013

Disney Parks Celebrate Lunar New Year

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Lunar New Year is a time of family traditions and wonderful wishes for the future. During this time, several of our parks and resorts around the world celebrate with exciting festivities and ceremonies that engage and immerse our guests in the holiday.

January 1, 2013

Happy New Year from the 'Destination: Cars Land' Rose Parade Float

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

After much anticipation, the “Destination: Cars Land” float finally debuted today during the 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. And what a site it was to see! From Lightning McQueen to Mater the tow truck, and even smoke-puffing mini tractors, all the stars of Cars Land were right at home as they enjoyed a cruise down Colorado Blvd., part of which is also known as the famous Route 66.

December 18, 2012

From Cars Land to Cruise Ships: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Recognized with Prestigious Awards

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Several recent honors have capped an incredible year for us on land and at sea at Disney Parks. We take pride in exceeding our guests’ expectations, and it’s always rewarding to see our peers, the industry and even consumers acknowledge our reputation as a constant innovator through these awards.

Here’s a run-down:

December 4, 2012

Holidays at Disney Parks Around the World

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

The holidays are in full swing at our parks around the world, with themed decorations, fun surprises, new experiences and long-time traditions ready to greet our guests. Cast members have been planning for months as we continue to create memorable experiences in creative — and festive — ways.

With Disney destinations all over the world, the holidays have truly become a global celebration.

October 4, 2012

'Frankenweenie' in Theaters, on Bookshelves, in Stores, on Mobile Devices and at the Parks

By Heather Hust Rivera, The Walt Disney Company

Every time a new Disney film goes into production it inspires creative, new products and experiences throughout The Walt Disney Company. That's exactly what's happening as we gear up for the release of the stop-motion animated film Frankenweenie, which hits theaters tomorrow.

From our mobile games team to our publishing group, at Disney we're unique in our ability to seamlessly bring films to life for audiences.