James Cameron, ‘Moana’ Sneak Peek added to D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures Event

Destination D: Amazing AdventuresThe roster of talent and panels continues to grow for D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures presented by Ethan Allen | Disney, taking place November 19 and 20, 2016 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney World Resort. Avatar creators James Cameron (writer, director, producer) and Jon Landau (producer) will join Imagineer Joe Rohde for Pandora: The World of Avatar, a presentation where they will unveil new details about the immersive, 12-acre land coming soon to Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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D23 Expo 2017 Tickets On Sale on July 14, 2016; Sorcerer Package Cost Increases to $2250

Tickets for the fifth Disney D23 Expo, taking place July 14 – 16, 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center will go on sale on Thursday, July 14 at 1 pm ET/10 am PT.The largest Disney fan event in the world, D23 Expo celebrates all the wonderful worlds of Disney entertainment, uniting all parts of The Walt Disney Company under one roof, including The Walt Disney Studios (including Marvel, Pixar, and Lucasfilm); Walt Disney Parks and Resorts; Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media; and Media Networks (including ABC, Disney Channel, and Radio Disney).

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WATCH: Shanghai Disney Resort Grand Opening Gala

Following the official grand opening gala of the Shanghai Disney Resort which aired on YouTube live, Disney has made the entire event available, which you can find embedded below.

As previously reported, Disney will welcome viewers from around the world to experience an authentically Disney and distinctly Chinese celebration — the spectacular one-of-a-kind grand opening celebration of Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in mainland China. Showcasing the beauty of Chinese art and tradition, and bringing magical Disney stories and characters to life for kids and families, the music-filled television special, “Grand Opening Celebration of Shanghai Disney Resort,” will be presented THURSDAY, JUNE 16 (8:00-8:30 p.m.) simultaneously on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD and each channel’s App, and FRIDAY, JUNE 17 (10:00-10:30 p.m.) on Freeform, without breaks or commercials.

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PHOTOS: Disney Channels to Simulcast ‘Grand Opening Celebration of Shanghai Disney Resort’ Live

Disney will welcome viewers from around the world to experience an authentically Disney and distinctly Chinese celebration — the spectacular one-of-a-kind grand opening celebration of Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in mainland China. Showcasing the beauty of Chinese art and tradition, and bringing magical Disney stories and characters to life for kids and families, the music-filled television special, “Grand Opening Celebration of Shanghai Disney Resort,” will be presented THURSDAY, JUNE 16 (8:00-8:30 p.m.) simultaneously on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD and each channel’s App, and FRIDAY, JUNE 17 (10:00-10:30 p.m.) on Freeform, without breaks or commercials.

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Walt Disney Records Begins 60th Anniversary Celebration with ‘An Evening with Alan Menken’

Walt Disney Records 60th AnniversaryWalt Disney Records has announced it will kick off its 60th anniversary with a special event titled ‘An Evening with Alan Menken’ to take placce on June 1 at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. General admission tickets for $25 are now currently on presale exclusively to American Express cardholders with a public sale scheduled for May 20 at 12 pm PDT. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the official event page.

To further commemorate the label’s milestone, 60 titles will be available on sale at Apple Music, Amazon and Google Play, plus Spotify’s playlist highlights the most beloved musical classics and current hits from Disney movies, television shows, and theme parks.

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Motion Picture Academy to Reunite ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Cast and Crew for 25th Anniversary

Beauty and the BeastEight-time Oscar®-winning composer Alan Menken and three-time Oscar nominee and Honorary Academy Award® recipient Angela Lansbury will join voice actors Paige O’Hara, Richard White and Robby Benson, supervising animators Andreas Deja, Mark Henn and Glen Keane, key story artist Brenda Chapman, Oscar-nominated producer Don Hahn, and director Gary Trousdale onstage for a 25th anniversary celebration of Beauty and the Beast on Monday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

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Third Performance of ‘The Little Mermaid Live in Concert’ Announced; More Stars Join Line-up

Disney Music Group The Little Mermaid in ConcertFans of Disney’s animated classic Disney’s The Little Mermaid will now have another chance to see ‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid Live in Concert’ at the Hollywood Bowl on Monday, June 6. The first two nights of this concert event sold out within hours when it was announced that an all-star cast of performers would be singing the songs from the Oscar® and Grammy®-winning score as the film plays on the Bowl’s movie screen accompanied by a full, live orchestra. Tickets for the third and final concert go on sale at ticketmaster.com at 10:00am Pacific on Wednesday, April 27.

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D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures Announced for November 2016

Destination D: Amazing AventuresSince Walt Disney first brought his groundbreaking True-Life Adventures to the big screen, adventure has played a pivotal role in Disney entertainment, from the Jungle Cruise and Pirates of the Caribbean to the new planet of Pandora, which will soon be unveiled at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This year, members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club are invited to join the excitement at D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures, a celebration of these landmarks of the past, present, and future. The two-day event will take place November 19 and 20, 2016 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney World Resort.

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Sara Bareilles, Rebel Wilson and More to Fete ‘The Little Mermaid’ Live in Concert at Hollywood Bowl

Disney Music Group The Little Mermaid in ConcertDisney’s animated classic, The Little Mermaid will be given new life for a special evening at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, June 4th where Sara Bareilles and Rebel Wilson headline an all-star cast of performers singing the songs from the Oscar® and Grammy®-winning score as the film plays on the Bowl’s movie screen accompanied by a full, live orchestra. Tickets go on sale at ticketmaster.com at 10:00am Pacific on Saturday, April 9. A presale begins on Thursday, April 7 with password SEAWEED.

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CONFIRMED: ‘Star Wars in Concert’ to Return in 2016 with Multi-City Tour

'Star Wars In Concert'Back in October, we reported that Disney had registered StarWarsLiveInConcert.com. While the domain had remained dormant for a while, it eventually ended up pointing to an old Flash-based site promoting a Star Wars in concert series some years back. On a whim, we decided to check on the domain name again today and found a welcome surprise — confirmation that the concert series would be returning to ‘a city near you in 2016.’

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