According to Variety, Witch Mountain director Andy Fickman has been attached to Disney’s adaptation of the graphic novel Monster Attack Network. The FX-driven movie will center on an elite government agency dedicated to protecting America’s borders from monsters.
Disney Snowglobes has a few photos of a D23 exhibit set up in the One Man’s Dream exhibit at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. One thing that caught my eye was the series of D23 portraits featuring Disney characters such as the Jiminy Cricket one that was first shown to the world exclusively by Stitch Kingdom. In addition to Jiminy (Wishes Come True) and Bandleader Mickey (Made for You and Me), the portraits include Cinderella’s glass slipper (Perfect Fit), the Mad Hatter (Your Cup of Tea), Dopey (Speechless), Tinker Bell (Think of the Happiest Things) and 101 Dalmations (Hits the Spot).
The action hero superstar of Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille, Remy, currently appears in amatronic form at Les Chefs De France located in Epcot’s World Showcase. He made his debut March 8 and is expected to hang around the kitchen for at least six months. Remy, the not-so-silent fourth partner in the restaurant, greets his guests daily at lunch until approximately 6 pm.
Previously, Remy entertained invités at the Walt Disney Studios Park at the Disneyland Paris Resort. Here’s a video of an appearance by Remy courtesy of our friends at DLP fan site PhotosMagiques.
Tampa Bay Online is reporting confirmation (but no official word as of yet) that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be moving their training camp to Tampa beginning this year, ending a seven year run at Disney’s Wide World of Sports.
ANAHEIM, Calif., March 12, 2009 – Disneyland Resort celebrates 15 new awards for its restaurants and chefs as it prepares to launch the 2009 Disney’s California Food & Wine Festival, a six-week “World Celebration” that features delicious food and wine from Disneyland chefs and celebrity chefs and winemakers.
The 2008-09 awards were presented to Disneyland Resort restaurants and chefs at the recent Southern California Restaurant Writers Awards Banquet at the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace in Yorba Linda, California. A highlight for Resort restaurants was the recognition of Alex Flores and Francisco Origel, sous chefs at the perennially popular Napa Rose in Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, as co-winners of the “Sous Chef of the Year” award.
If Disney-branded eggs and fruit aren’t in your palate, maybe chocolate in a candy shell is more your thing. Mars’ My M&Ms vanity line is now selling a series of custom Disney inspired blends.
Choose from Mickey, Fairies, Cars, Princess, Toy Story, Disney Babies, Winnie the Pooh, High School Musical and more. Full details on their website.
Stitch Kingdom recently reported that the new Vinylmation collectibles series would be released at Disneyland and Walt Disney World on March 20. The correct date is March 17. The release party at Walt Disney World is still currently scheduled for March 20.
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The following additions were added to ReSearch:
- All Star Sports – Game Point Arcade – May 4 through May 6
- Old Key West – Miller Road Quiet Pool – May 4 through May 15
- Old Key West – Turtle Shack Quiet Pool – May 18 through May 29
The following changes were made:
- Contemporary Resort – North Garden Wing/Bay Lake Tower – shortened to August 3
- Fort Wilderness – Meadow Swimmin’ Pool – extended through April 12
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