Scuttlebutt – Princesses Trump a Classic Disney Dark Ride

    Brave star Billy Connolly has been operated on for prostate cancer and diagnosed with early-stage Parkinson’s disease. A press statement posted on the 70-year old star’s website said, “Billy has been assured by experts that the findings will in no way inhibit or affect his ability to work.” Connolly, famous in Britain for his stand-up […]

  • Disney Springs
    Disney Unveils Vision for Disney Springs
    Plans Unveiled for Disney Springs at WDW

    As DbM reported a month ago, word was that Downtown Disney would be re-branded and re-themed into Disney Springs. Well, today Disney officially announced this new project. A PR event was held, hosted by Disney Parks chairman Tom Staggs and Imagineer Kathy Magnum to show off a new model of the development and talk about it’s four different themes. […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt

    Movie News: Disney Shuts Down ‘Coraline’ Director’s Latest Stop-Motion Animated Film. Sources said the picture wasn’t where it needed to be to meet its planned release date of October 2013, so the studio decided not to continue production. This move isn’t expected to affect another Selick/Disney project, “The Graveyard Book.” Marvel News: Disney has set […]

  • Are the Mavericks of Mayhem Going to Far?

    Here is the official description of this new line of apparel to be sold at D Street in Downtown Disney District. “Designed by Noah and presented by Disney Consumer Products, this edgy new lifestyle apparel line “Mavericks of Mayhem” depicts this group of charismatic characters, like never before. Whether racing for Hot Rod pink slips […]

  • WonderGround Gallery

    The new WonderGround Art Gallery in the Disneyland Resort’s Downtown Disney District will have it’s Grand Opening next Saturday, June 9th. Described as “Distinctive, eclectic and uncommon,” the WonderGround Gallery will showcase artwork inspired by Disney-Pixar films, as well as paying tribute to Mickey Mouse. More than 25 local and domestic up-and-coming artists will be […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt

    Today at 9:30 a.m. (Hawaii time), The Disney Store will celebrate the “Grand Opening” of the refurbished Ala Moana store. From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. a meet and greet with Mickey and Minnie Mouse will take place at the malls center stage. The first 500 guests to attend will receive free Mickey Mouse ears. […]

  • Attractions
    DbM Scuttlebutt

    Compass Books and Cafe in Downtown Disney (CA) closed for good yesterday. The Earl of Sandwich will take it’s place. The Frontierland Shooting Exposition in Disneyland is scheduled to close April 30 to May 25 for routine maintenance. Ariel’s Grotto restaurant in Disney California Adventure is scheduled to close April 30 to May 3 for […]