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Disney News Highlights: Disney World 50th Anniversary Gone from Park Maps, Earth Day Food at Animal Kingdom, Bob Iger Statement on Upcoming Layoffs, Epcot Photopass Studio

Disney News Highlights: Disney World 50th Anniversary Gone from Park Maps, Earth Day Food at Animal Kingdom, Bob Iger Statement on Upcoming Layoffs, Epcot Photopass Studio.

The Original Voice of Bambi, Donnie Dunagan stops by Walt Disney World to Visit Bambi & Thumper The 50th anniversary celebration brought the Disney Fab 50 Character Collection to the 4 Walt Disney World theme parks. Recently Donnie Dunagan, who voiced Bambi in the original film, visited Disney’s Animal Kingdom to get a first-hand look at the golden statue dedicated to Bambi and Thumper.

Energy Bytes is now open near Tron Light Cycle Run in the Magic Kingdom The New Tron-Themed Quick Service Spot Energy Bytes is now open in the Magic Kingdom! We had a chance to drop by for a quick byte after riding Tron Lightcycle Run.

Hollywood Studios Park Map Removes Mention of Disney World 50th The newest Disney’s Hollywood Studios park map has removed all mention of Disney World’s 50th anniversary. With the anniversary celebration ending in just a few days, it’s no surprise that the park maps are removing references to the 50th anniversary.

First Look At New Disney100 The Decades 1940’s Collection Coming Soon To ShopDisney! The celebration continues with the new Disney100 The Decades 1940’s collection coming to shopDisney and Disney Parks on April 17th at 8am PT! So mark your calendars if you want to get this decade in your collection.

Earth Month Food & Drink Items Coming to Disney World Parks and Resorts Earth Day is coming on April 22nd and it just so happens to also be the 25th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating the world around us and its creatures all throughout the month with the help of the talented Disney chefs and mixologists!

Breakfast and Lunch Menus with Pricing Revealed for Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in EPCOT Starting on May 14th, 2023, Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in EPCOT will resume serving breakfast and lunch. Today Disney has given us a first look at the Breakfast and Lunch Menus with Prices ahead of the May 14th reopening.

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Disney News Highlights

Disney News Highlights

Halle Bailey Creates Disney Magic for Little Princess at Disney World Halle Bailey Creates Disney Magic for Little Princess at Disney World. Halle Bailey made one young Little Mermaid fan’s day during a trip to Disney World.

Bob Iger Confirms First Round of Layoffs is to Begin this Week through Summer Disney CEO Bob Iger has just confirmed with Deadline that layoffs will start this week for Cast Members and continue through Summer as Disney is expected to shed about 7000 jobs total or around $5.5 Billion dollars.

New EPCOT Photopass Studio in the Norway Pavilion New EPCOT Photopass Studio in the Norway Pavilion. The ability to download all the Disney PhotoPass photos and videos from your Walt Disney World vacation with Memory Maker is such an underrated tip. I take home many, MANY souvenirs every vacation, but my photos always seem to be the souvenir that matters the most long after my visit is over.

What Attractions Would You Retheme at Disney World? Let’s be honest, all Disney addicts have thought about this once or twice. While the thought of a retheme on some of our favorite classic attractions may make our blood boil, there are definitely a few attractions that could use a little reimagining! With Rock n’ Rollercoaster closing soon due to an extensive refurbishment, many are wondering whether or not it will reopen with a completely different theme. Let’s explore a few attractions that we wouldn’t mind seeing with a fresh theme.

New Hawaiian Stitch Spirit Jersey Spotted At Epcot! Say aloha to a chilling style with the new Hawaiian Stitch Spirit Jersey we found at the Creations Shop in Epcot! It’s super cozy and a nice piece for those chilly summer days at the beach.

New Marvel Themed Merchandise Location Coming to Avengers Campus A new Marvel themed merchandise location is coming to Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure!

Halle Bailey Empowers Students at the Disney Dreamers Academy this Past Weekend Halle Bailey Empowers Students at the Disney Dreamers Academy this Past Weekend. Halle Bailey was all over Walt Disney World this past weekend representing the #BE100 #DDADreamers as the Glocal Celebrity Ambassador. She got to be the Grand Marshell of a special parade, surprise the 100 students during the event, and at one point met a young super fan.

First Round of Disney Layoffs to Include Executives from Hulu, Freeform, and FX Details are starting to be shared online on the first round of Bob Iger’s Disney Layoffs. It is being reported by Deadline that there will be a consolidation of production operations across Disney TV Studios, Hulu, Freeform, and FX under Carol Turner and the shutdown of the studio operation’s Creative Acquisitions department.

Disney News Highlights

Disney News Highlights

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