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    “Transformers: The Ride – 3D” Coming to Universal Orlando Resort in Summer 2013

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    THE BATTLE CONTINUES...IN ORLANDO JUST ANNOUNCED: BLOCKBUSTER MEGA-ATTRACTION "TRANSFORMERS: THE RIDE - 3D" COMING TO UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT IN SUMMER 2013 Hugely-Successful Attraction Will Now Be Featured at Three Universal Parks Worldwide Guests Will Be Fully-Immersed in a TRANSFORMERS Adventure with Their Favorite Characters and Nemeses from the Popular Film Series ORLANDO, Fla. (November 2, 2012 ) - Orlando - it's time to prepare for battle... Universal Orlando Resort announced...
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    Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" Poster Released

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    Disney’s fantastical adventure “Oz The Great and Powerful,” directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s beloved wizard character. When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he’s hit the jackpot—fame and fortune are his for the taking—that is until he meets three witches, Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz) and Glinda ...
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    The Walt Disney Company Commits $2 Million for Hurricane Sandy Relief & Rebuilding Efforts

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    BURBANK, Calif., November 1, 2012 - The Walt Disney Company announced today a $2 million cash commitment to the relief and rebuilding efforts for those severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy. One million dollars will be donated to the American Red Cross for immediate, critical assistance, and another $1 million will be designated for organizations working on rebuilding efforts. In addition, Cast Member and employee eligible donations to organizations involved in disaster relief will be matched, dollar...
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    THE LITTLE MERMAID to Premiere in Tokyo

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Thursday, November 1 st , 2012) - Producer and President of Disney Theatrical Productions, Thomas Schumacher and Shiki Theatre Company announced today that they will continue their ongoing producing partnership with The Little Mermaid , which will open in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, April 7 th , 2013 at Shiki's Natsu Theatre Along with the critically-acclaimed productions in Holland and Moscow, The Little Mermaid in Tokyo will be one of three currently running premiere productions...
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    New Family Attractions Will Debut at Knott's Berry Farm Boardwalk This Summer

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    Knott’s Announces New Additions and Season Pass Prices BUENA PARK, CA – In their continued efforts to re-invest in their property and enhance guest experience, Knott’s Berry Farm will debut new family attractions to the theme park’s Boardwalk section during the summer of 2013. This multi-million dollar development will include three attractions designed for families. The area will further enhance the feeling of strolling down a colorful California Boardwalk fun zone filled...
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    Mary Poppins, Newsies, and The Lion King Scheduled to Resume Broadway Performances November 1

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    The Broadway productions of Newsies, Mary Poppins and The Lion King are scheduled to resume their normal performance schedule tomorrow night Thursday, November 1 st . For tickets and information, visit: disneyonbroadway.com . The remainder of the performance week, as scheduled: Mary Poppins New Amsterdam Theatre Thursday 7:00 Friday 8:00 Saturday 2:00 and 8:00 Sunday 1:00 and 6:30 Newsies Nederlander Theatre Thursday 7:30 Friday 8:00 Saturday 2:00 and 8:00 Sunday 1:00 and 6:30 The Lion King Minskoff...
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    October 31st Mary Poppins and The Lion King Performances Canceled

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    DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS Hurricane Sandy Update: Wednesday, October 31st Performances Canceled In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Wednesday, October 31st performances of the Broadway productions of Mary Poppins and The Lion King have been cancelled. (There was no performance of Newsies scheduled). The goal is to resume the normal performance schedule for all three productions Thursday evening November 1st. We encourage you to check disneyonbroadway.com for updates regarding future performances...
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    Check out the video of Bob Iger and George Lucas discussing the Disney - Lucasfilm Ltd. announcement

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    Happy Halloween from Disney's WRECK-IT RALPH

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    "Like" WRECK-IT RALPH on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WreckItRalph "Follow" WRECK-IT RALPH on Twitter: https://twitter.com/wreckitralph Visit the official site: www.disney.com/wreckitralph Wreck-It Ralph smashes into theaters this Friday November 2 nd !!
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    Disney to Acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. Seventh Star Wars Film in the Works

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    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 the world’s best branded content, innovative technology and global growth to drive long-term shareholder value. Lucasfilm to join company’s global portfolio of world class brands including Disney, ESPN, Pixar, Marvel and ABC. STAR WARS: EPISODE 7 feature film targeted...
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    Disney Twenty-Three Gets Into the Game With an Inside Look at Wreck-it Ralph in Its All-new Winter Issue

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    DISNEY TWENTY-THREE GETS INTO THE GAME WITH AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE MAKING OF THE 3D ANIMATED ARCADE COMEDY WRECK-IT RALPH IN ITS ALL-NEW WINTER ISSUE Diane Disney Miller Gives Fans a Sneak Peek Of The New Snow White Exhibit At The Walt Disney Family Museum Go Behind The Scenes With Epic Mickey Creative Director Warren Spector And Discover How Disney Creates Blockbuster Video Games Exclusive Interviews With Alan Menken And Sarah Silverman BURBANK, Calif. – October 30, 2012 – It’s...
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    Disney Broadway Shows Scheduled to Resume Normal Performanc​e Week Wednesday

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    You've seen the League's announcement that alll of tomorrow (Tuesday) night's Broadway performances are cancelled. It's important to note that, for Mary Poppins, Newsies and The Lion King at least, the normal performance week is scheduled to resume on Wednesday. The week's remaining performances for the three shows are: Mary Poppins New Amsterdam Theatre Wednesday 7:00 Thursday 7:00 Friday 8:00 Saturday 2:00 and 8:00 Sunday 1:00 and 6:30 Newsies Nederlander Theatre (Dark on Wednesday...
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    Walt Disney's Executive Assistant Lucille Martin Dies at Age 90

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    DISNEY LEGEND LUCILLE MARTIN, EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO WALT DISNEY AND TWO DISNEY CEOs FOR 42 YEARS, DIES AT AGE 90 BURBANK, Calif., October 26, 2012 - Lucille Martin, who started at The Walt Disney Studios as a personal secretary to Walt Disney, and rose through the ranks to serve as vice president and special assistant to The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors at the time of her retirement in 2006, passed away at her home in Studio City, California, on October 24 due to complications from cancer...
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    Disney Theatrical Production​s Cancels Performances Due to Hurricane Sandy

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    DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS Hurricane Sandy Update In response to the announced closing of the New York City mass transit system, and in the interest of guest, cast and company safety, the following performances have been cancelled: Mary Poppins Sunday, October 28 th 6:30 New Amsterdam Theatre The Lion King Sunday, October 28 th 6:30 Minskoff Theatre Newsies Monday, October 29 th 7:30 Nederlander Theatre All other performances will take place as scheduled, unless otherwise directed by the City...
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    A new commercial featuring Disney’s WRECK-IT RALPH : The Fix-it Felix Hammer

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    Tired of things going wrong? Get the Fix-It Felix Hammer "Like" WRECK-IT RALPH on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WreckItRalph "Follow" WRECK-IT Ralph on Twitter: https://twitter.com/wreckitralph Visit the official site: www.disney.com/wreckitralph Wreck-It Ralph smashes into theaters in 3D on November 2 nd !!
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    Wreck-it Ralph Litwak's Arcade Commercials: Fix It Felix Jr., Sugar Rush and Hero's Duty

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    1982 Litwak's Arcade Commercial featuring the Original Fix-It Felix, Jr. Game Play Fix-It Felix, Jr on Disney.com: http://di.sn/d4e 1997 Litwak's Arcade Commercial featuring Sugar Rush Speedway Play Sugar Rush Speedway on Disney.com: http://di.sn/k50 2012 Litwak's Arcade Commercial featuring Hero's Duty Play Hero's Duty on Disney.com: http://di.sn/f5A
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    "Pretty Little Liars" Facebook Live Streaming Event - Monday, October 22 @ 3PM PT/6PM ET

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    Fans of the hit ABC Family series "Pretty Little Liars" will get a chance to ask Tyler Blackburn and Keegan Allen their burning questions during a one-hour Ustream event in preparation for the October 23rd special Halloween episode. Starting at 3 PM PT/6 PM ET on Monday, October 22 , fans can go to ABCFamily.com , the official "Pretty Little Liars" Facebook page ( www.facebook.com/PrettyLittleLiars ), the official Ustream site ( www.ustream.tv/abcfamily ) and Entertainment Weekly's...
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    Tinker Bell & Cast Celebrate at Secret of the Wings Premiere

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    New York Premiere of Secret of the Wings with voice talent (L to R) Timothy Dalton, Anjelica Huston, Matt Lanter, Raven-Symoné and Mae Whitman WALT DISNEY STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT HOSTS THE DISNEY DIGITAL 3D™ PREMIERE OF SECRET OF THE WINGS October 20, 2012 - New York. Tinker Bell and her sister Periwinkle stepped out onto the red carpet together today at the Disney Digital 3D TM premiere of Secret of the Wings . They were joined by film talent Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion), Mae...
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    "DJ's Mix" Wins Disney Channel's "Make Your Mark: Shake It Up Dance Off"

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    October 21, 2012 YOUNG ARIZONA DANCE DUO "DJ'S MIX" WIN DISNEY CHANNEL'S "MAKE YOUR MARK: SHAKE IT UP DANCE OFF" In a thrilling performance showcasing dance and gymnastic skills, the dance duo DJ's Mix - 9-year-old Jaycee and 10-year-old Dylynn from Arizona - earned viewers' votes to win Disney Channel's "Make Your Mark: Shake It Up Dance Off," the popular talent competition for kids. This marks the second consecutive year of the competition. More...
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    Kaboom! Studios Launches "Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake" This January

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    For Immediate Release: October 22, 2012 - Los Angeles, CA – This January, KaBOOM! Studios launches ADVENTURE TIME: FIONNA AND CAKE, an all-new six issue all-ages limited series. The highly anticipated series will be written and illustrated by none other than the characters’ creator and ADVENTURE TIME storyboard artist Natasha Allegri with a full 32 page first issue. FAN-FAVORITE ADVENTURE TIME SENSATIONS FIONNA & CAKE ARRIVE TO THE HIT ADVENTURE TIME COMIC! Join Cake the Cat and Fionna...
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    New "Iron Man 3" Teaser Poster Released by Walt Disney Studios

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    Be sure to head over to iTunes for the exclusive teaser trailer debut tomorrow at 12:01am PST: http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/
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    Disney Studios: Limited-time Coupon Offer on "Disney Secret of the Wings" on Blu-ray or DVD

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    Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Attn: Consumer Relations 120 N. Commercial Street Neenah, WI 54956 © 2012 Disney
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    Less Than Two Weeks Left to Run Home to Mommy After Halloween Horror Nights 22 at Universal Orlando Resort

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    Want friendly ghosts and smiling pumpkins? What…Are you a toddler? We don’t do “cute.” We don’t do “sweet.” We do Halloween – the way the original monsters intended. Gory…Gruesome…and downright terrifying. You have less than two weeks left to set aside your inhibitions…and experience the best, most horrifying Halloween event in the nation...Halloween Horror Nights 22. Oh, and start practicing your best blood-curdling scream. You’ll...
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    Mouseketri​ps - 2013 Winter Disney World Discount

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    Travel dates : January 2 - March 7, 2012 Walt Disney World has released a special discount for the general public where guests can save up to 35% off of their room only reservation at select Walt Disney World resorts. Savings are based on resort; Sample Savings : Save 35% at Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resorts, Boardwalk Inn, Polynesian, Grand Floridian, Animal Kingdom Lodge (standard and pool views only), Saratoga Springs, Old Key West, Boardwalk Villas, Beach Club Villas, Animal Kingdom Villas...
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    Movie App Introduces Social Theater Check-In And Home Release Reminders

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    [prMac.com] Miami, Florida - FlickDirect Inc. today is pleased to announce the release of 'Movie Clock' version 5.1, an expanded offering of its critically acclaimed movie centric iPhone app. Movie Clock's central feature has always been its unique always running countdown clock for movies coming soon to theaters. Version 5.1 now also includes release dates for movies on Blu-ray and digital download. In addition, Movie Clock 5.1 is introducing "location aware" movie theater...
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