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July 8, 2014

First Look at 'Shakespeare in Love' on London Stage

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? With the summer season officially in full swing, a crop of first images from the upcoming London staging of "Shakespeare in Love" has been released!
July 7, 2014

Disney's Startup Accelerator Program Announces Participants

By Kevin Mayer, Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development, The Walt Disney Company
Earlier this year, we announced Disney Accelerator, powered by Techstars, a first-of-its-kind program for the Company that gives today’s innovators, who are designing the future of entertainment and technology, the benefit of Disney’s expertise and guidance. We’ve hit the ground running since then to find the best creative minds, entrepreneurs, and visionaries to help them develop and build our industry of tomorrow. After reviewing many diverse applicants from all around the world, today we’re pleased to announce the 11 startup companies that Disney selected for this special, immersive mentorship program.
July 4, 2014

Disney News This Week: Fourth of July at Disney Parks, 'Disney Tsum Tsum' Launches, 'Zapped' and 'Girl Meets World' Deliver Record Audiences, 'Maleficent' Crosses $600 Million

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
In honor of the Fourth of July, Disney Parks in the United States are putting on star-spangled extravaganzas to celebrate the holiday. If you’re heading to Walt Disney World Resort, don’t miss the fireworks spectaculars at Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Disneyland Resort will also host several festivities, from fireworks to concerts and more!
July 3, 2014

Disney's 'The 7D' Presents a Contemporary, Comedic Take on The Seven Dwarfs

By Robert Koontz, Disney/ABC Television Group
Happy, Bashful, Sleepy, Sneezy, Dopey, Grumpy and Doc. We’ve grown up with these lovable, quirky characters from the Disney animated classic "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." Expect to see a whole new incarnation of your favorite whistling dwarfs when the diminutive miners get to work in "The 7D," premiering on Disney XD Monday, July 7 (10 a.m. ET/PT). The series will also debut on Disney Channel and Disney Junior later this year.
June 30, 2014

Disney Interactive Spotlights Everyday Kids Doing Extraordinary Things in New Web Series 'Citizen Kid'

By Scott Slesinger, Disney Interactive
At Disney we know that every child has a chance to make a difference in the world. Disney Interactive recently launched Citizen Kid, an original web series that celebrates the potential in all kids, and the extraordinary things they accomplish when they embrace their interests and talents. Walt Disney once said, “Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children,” and this new series demonstrates the amazing things kids are capable of when parents, guardians and loved ones give young minds the freedom and encouragement to live their dreams.