Minnie Mouse Heads to Hollywood for Her Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Minnie Mouse is about to make Disney History. The famous mouse will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Southern California. The sidewalk star will be unveiled on Monday, January 22, recognizing the iconic status of the world-famous mouse who made her film debut in 1928’s “Steamboat Willy.” Coverage of the Hollywood … Continue reading "Minnie Mouse Heads to Hollywood for Her Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame"
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Whoopi Goldberg Named a Disney Legend at D23 Expo

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THE ONE AND ONLY LEGOT RECIPIENT! Whoopi Goldberg is one of a very elite group of artists who is an EGOT, which is an acronym for a person who’s won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. She has won Emmys (as host of AMC’s “Beyond Tara — The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel,” and a … Continue reading "Whoopi Goldberg Named a Disney Legend at D23 Expo"
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Shanghai Disney Resort Celebrates Historic Grand Opening as the First Disney Resort in Mainland China

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SHANGHAI, June 16, 2016 — Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in Mainland China and the sixth worldwide, celebrated its historic Grand Opening today, culminating one of Disney’s most ambitious projects ever. The wonder and imagination of Disney greeted the people of China in magical new ways as the gates opened to Shanghai Disneyland, … Continue reading "Shanghai Disney Resort Celebrates Historic Grand Opening as the First Disney Resort in Mainland China"
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Disney CEO Bob Iger to Open D23 Expo Followed by John Lasseter!

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D23 EXPO 2013 TO OPEN AUGUST 9 WITH WELCOME FROM DISNEY CEO BOB IGER……. FOLLOWED BY ANIMATION PRESENTATION HOSTED BY JOHN LASSETER THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS RETURNS AUGUST 10 WITH LIVE ACTION PRESENTATION HOSTED BY STUDIO CHAIRMAN ALAN HORN Disney Studios Is Proud To Host Two Arena Presentations At D23 Expo 2013, Featuring Celebrity Appearances … Continue reading "Disney CEO Bob Iger to Open D23 Expo Followed by John Lasseter!"
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DISNEY TO ACQUIRE LUCASFILM LTD.

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An investor conference call will take place at approximately 4:30 p.m. EDT / 1:30 p.m. PDT today, October 30, 2012. Details for the call are listed in the release. Global leader in high-quality family entertainment agrees to acquire world-renowned Lucasfilm Ltd, including legendary STAR WARS franchise. Acquisition continues Disney’s strategic focus on creating and monetizing … Continue reading "DISNEY TO ACQUIRE LUCASFILM LTD."
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Cars Land Celebrates Premiere at Disney California Adventure Park

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Bringing Radiator Springs to Life with Three New Attractions and Fuel-Driven Fun ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 13, 2012) – The Happiest Place on Earth got even happier tonight as the Disneyland Resort celebrated a VIP premiere of Cars Land that featured Lightning McQueen and Mater from the Disney-Pixar movie “Cars,” voice actors from the movie that … Continue reading "Cars Land Celebrates Premiere at Disney California Adventure Park"
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Disney Announces Heroes Work Here

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Company-Wide Initiative To Hire, Train and Support Military Veterans KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 13, 2012 – Today at The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) Annual Shareholder meeting in Kansas City, President and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger announced Heroes Work Here, a new company-wide initiative to hire, train and support returning veterans. The new … Continue reading "Disney Announces Heroes Work Here"
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The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors Extends Contract to 2016 for Robert A. Iger as Part of Succession Plan

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Chairman John E. Pepper Jr. to Retire from Board at 2012 Shareholder Meeting Iger to Be Named Chairman in Addition to CEO upon Pepper’s Retirement Iger to Transition from CEO to Executive Chairman in 2015 to Ensure Strategic Continuity and Seamless Succession BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) Board of Directors announced today … Continue reading "The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors Extends Contract to 2016 for Robert A. Iger as Part of Succession Plan"
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