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Disney Baby Launches Disney Cuddly Bodysuit™

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GLENDALE, Calif., June 1, 2011 – Disney Consumer Products (DCP) today
announced a dedicated collection of Disney Baby brand products designed
to equip parents with the essentials they need for Creating Magical
Moments Right From The StartTM.  The collection debuts with the Disney
Cuddly BodysuitTM, an infant bodysuit made of Disney Huggable Soft 100%
CottonTM with a second row of snaps that allow the bodysuit to "grow"
with baby, available on amazon.com/Disneybaby this month and at select
retailers this fall.  Developed by Disney "Momgineers" in collaboration
with leading licensees and manufacturers, the Disney Baby collection
provides mom with conscientious products for every stage, including
Apparel, Nursery, On the Go, Bathtime, Feeding, Discovery and
Celebration.  A multifaceted online resource for families, the Disney
Baby brand now offers a new consumer facing website DisneyBaby.com,
Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/DisneyBaby), YouTube Channel (www.YouTube.com/disneybaby) and Twitter account (www.Twitter.com/DisneyBaby).

The Disney Cuddly Bodysuit is the only infant bodysuit made of Disney
Huggable Soft 100% Cotton and features snaps that grow with baby,
outfitting baby with comfort and style through the first magical year.
 Disney's research found that infant bodysuits are a wardrobe staple for
baby, with the average mom purchasing more than 35 bodysuits in the
first year alone.  The Disney Cuddly Bodysuit, however, is an infant
bodysuit that grows with your baby, as the design features two rows of
snaps for an inch of longer wear.  As babies typically grow in length
fastest, the second row of snaps provides both comfort for baby and
convenience for mom.   For a demo video and a look at the Disney Cuddly
Bodysuit's styles and features, please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGNPZ1gCxSc

"As a mom of an infant and a toddler, I know firsthand the information
overload and uncertainties that come with transitioning into parenthood
all the while trying to bond as a family," said Jessi Dunne, executive
vice president, Disney Moms and Babies for Disney Consumer Products, who
has also been dubbed Disney Baby's 'Chief Momgineer.' "Disney Baby aims
to provide great products based on our research with moms, that deliver
ease, convenience and quality with a touch of Disney magic."

In addition to features that grow with baby, Disney research indicates
softness, design and durability are the top attributes mom looks for
when purchasing an infant bodysuit.  The Disney Cuddly Bodysuit delivers
on all of these features – transitioning the infant bodysuit from an
expendable item to a quality wardrobe essential allowing parents to
"Welcome Your Little One With a Cuddle!"

Features of the Disney Cuddly Bodysuit include:

  • SOFT: Disney Huggable Soft 100% Cotton for a super soft feel against baby's sensitive skin;
  • LASTING: Holds its shape through repeated washings
  • RELIABLE: Consistent sizing for a reliable fit
  • EASY: Lap shoulder neck opening make countless outfit changes easy
  • THOUGHTFUL: The tagless neck label won't scratch baby's delicate skin
  • BETTER FOR MOM: Snaps that grow with baby for extended life

•       ADORABLE:  Over 85 magical styles to choose from, including
white and solid colors with no characters, playful patterns and
character-inspired designs

"With the incredible variety of styles and offerings in the Disney Baby
collection, and the uniqueness of the Disney Cuddly Bodysuit, we believe
our customers will respond enthusiastically to this offering, and we're
proud to be the first to bring this mom-friendly and adorable bodysuit
to moms and babies," said Stacy Kerr, director of clothing for
Amazon.com.

The Disney Cuddly Bodysuit ranges in price from $7.99 to $12.00, $19.50
for a 3-pack, $27.00 for a fashion color 4-pack to $24.99 for a 5-pack
in white, and is available in 0-3mos, 3-6mos, 6-9mos sizes. The full
line, featuring characters, prints, white and bold non-character solids,
will be available first on Amazon.com/DisneyBaby in May and at select
retailers in Fall 2011.

For more than 80 years, Disney has been a leader in the business of
family and togetherness.  Recent consumer research conducted by Disney
through comprehensive in-home testing and in-person focus groups found
that pre- and post-natal moms are looking for a brand to rely on as they
experience the magic of beginning and expanding a family and bonding
with baby.  Disney Baby answers this need by providing infant essentials
for every stage, in addition to a one-stop resource for moms with
DisneyBaby.com, part of Disney's Babyzone.com, providing mom-to-mom
advice, community forums and exclusive promotions.
About Disney Baby
Disney Baby provides parents with the essentials they need for Creating
Magical Moments Right From The StartTM.  Through parent-inspired designs,
developed by our own team of Disney Momgineers, Disney Baby offers
today's parents everything they need to bond with baby at every stage.
 The Disney Baby line includes essentials for Apparel, Nursery, On the
Go, Bathtime, Feeding, Discovery and Celebration.  The Disney Baby
collection's debut item is the patent-pending Disney Cuddly Bodysuit,
made with Disney Huggable Soft 100% CottonTM and featuring snaps that
grow with baby for longer wear.  For more information, please visit www.disneybaby.com or join us at www.YouTube.com/DisneyBaby, like us at www.Facebook.com/DisneyBaby and follow us at www.Twitter.com/DisneyBaby. You can find the Disney Cuddly BodysuitTM available for purchase on www.Amazon.com/Disneybaby.

About Disney Consumer Products
Disney Consumer Products (DCP) is the business segment of The Walt
Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and its affiliates that extends the Disney
brand to merchandise ranging from apparel, toys, home décor and books
and magazines to foods and beverages, stationery, electronics and fine
art. This is accomplished through DCP's various lines of business which
include: Disney Toys, Disney Fashion & Home and Disney Food, Health
& Beauty. Other businesses involved in Disney's consumer products
sales are Disney Publishing Worldwide, the world's largest publisher of
children's books and magazines, and www.DisneyStore.com and www.DisneyStore.co.uk,
the company's official shopping portals. The Disney Stores retail
chain, which debuted in 1987, is owned and operated by Disney in North
America, Europe, and Japan. For more information, please visit www.disneyconsumerproducts.com or follow us at www.youtube.com/disneyliving, www.facebook.com/disneyliving and www.twitter.com/disneyliving.

 

Jim Hill is an entertainment writer who has specialized in covering The Walt Disney Company for nearly 40 years now. Over that time, he has interviewed hundreds of animators, actors, and Imagineers -- many of whom have shared behind-the-scenes stories with Mr. Hill about how the Mouse House really works. In addition to the 4000+ articles Jim has written for the Web, he also co-hosts a trio of popular podcasts: “Disney Dish with Len Testa,” “Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor” and “Marvel US Disney with Aaron Adams.” Mr. Hill makes his home in Southern New Hampshire with his lovely wife Nancy and two obnoxious cats, Ginger & Betty.

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Disney Will Bring D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event to Anaheim, California in August 2024

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Expanded Disney Fan Experience Will Feature New and Exciting Events Across Multiple Locations, Including a D23 Takeover of the Happiest Place On Earth, Evening Entertainment at the Honda Center, D23 Day at Angel Stadium, and Much More

Fan Favorites Including Exhibits, Panels, Shows, and Shopping Will Dazzle Disney Enthusiasts at the Anaheim Convention Center

D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event is a one-of-a-kind fan experience like never before with spectacular shows, new venues, and multiple days of entertainment that will bring together the best of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and more!

Highlightswill include:

  • Sunday, August 4: D23 Day at Angel Stadium, where D23 fans are invited to attend the Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Mets game. 
  • Thursday, August 8: D23 kickoff celebration at Disneyland Resort.
  • Friday, August 9 – Sunday, August 11: Shopping, exhibits, panels, and presentations will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center during the day, with the fun extending into the evening at the Honda Center, the bigger home to marquee shows.

Tickets for D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event will go on sale in Spring 2024, with ticketing options to be announced later for access to the Anaheim Convention Center and the Honda Center. Admission for D23 Day at Angel Stadium and the D23 kickoff celebration at Disneyland Resort will be available as separate ticketed events. Additional details for D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event will be announced in early 2024.

You can get updates by staying connected to D23 via social media (@DisneyD23 on FacebookInstagramX), D23.com, and our weekly D23 FanFare email (sign up for free as a D23 General Member at JoinD23.com).

About D23

The name “D23” pays homage to the exciting journey that began in 1923 when Walt Disney opened his first studio in Hollywood. D23 is the first official club for fans in Disney’s nearly 100-year history. It gives its members a greater connection to the entire world of Disney by placing them in the middle of the magic year-round through its quarterly publication, Disney twenty-three; the latest news and stories on D23.com; member-exclusive offers and discounts; the popular D23 Inside Disney podcast; and special experiences for D23 Members throughout the year.

Fans can join D23 at Gold Membership ($99.99/year), Gold Duo Membership ($129.99/year), and General Membership (complimentary) levels at D23.com. To keep up with all the latest D23 news and events, follow DisneyD23 on Facebook, Instagram, X, TikTok, and YouTube.

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Star Wars Spoof: Space Robots in Outer Space Ep X: Battle for the Halcyon: The Last Starcruiser

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Sure, Star Wars is cool and all. But let’s not forget about that other multi-part sci-fi cinematic spectacular, “Space Robots in Outer Space.” In fact, Hank Lonely (Hollywood’s ultimate hyphenate — actor / producer / director / writer / guy who makes sure the Porto Potties are kept squeaky-clean) just announced that there’ll soon be a 10th installment of this … Well, not exactly beloved. How about we say “admired from afar” instead? … series coming to a theater near you. In fact, here’s the highly anticipated teaser trailer for that project. Which is supposed to be titled “Space Robots in Outer Space X — Battle for the Halycon: The Last Starcruiser.”

Okay. Now the real story … In honor of Star Wars Day (i.e., May 4th. As in “May the Fourth Be With You”), Len Testa and I are sharing something that we produced with the help of all the nice folks who joined us last month aboard the Halycon.

We turned the Galactic Starcruiser as well as Black Spire Outpost into the backdrop for an affectionate send-up of all things Stars Wars. We hope that you (more importantly, the legal team at Lucasfilm) take this faux trailer in the spirit with which it was intended. Special thanks to Aaron Adams for so skillfully stitching all of this footage together. Also thanks to the team at Storybook Destinations, Touring Plans and the talented cast & crew aboard the “Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser” for making this “Disney Dish” fan event so memorable.

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Disney’s New Trailer Reveals How Ralph & Vanellope Get to the Internet in “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2”

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Wreck-It Ralph 2

When “Wreck-It Ralph” opened on Nov. 2, 2012, it turned in the highest opening weekend ever for a Walt Disney Animation Studios film at the time of release. Now Disney is hoping Ralph will not only break the Internet but the 2018 Thanksgiving boxoffice records as well.

The film re-teams the original director, producer and co-writer behind “Wreck-It Ralph.”  The screenplay is currently being written by Phil Johnston and Pamela Ribon. Director Rich Moore, producer Clark Spencer, and co-writer Phil Johnston partnered with fellow director Byron Howard and co-writer/co-director Jared Bush to create the Academy Award®-winning blockbuster feature “Zootopia.”

ROYAL REUNION – In “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck It Ralph 2,” Vanellope von Schweetz-along with her best friend Ralph-ventures into the uncharted world of the internet. When she finds herself surrounded by Disney princesses, she’s surprised to learn that she actually has a lot in common with them. The scene, highlighted in a new trailer for the film (below), features several of the original princess voices, including Auli’i Cravalho (“Moana”), Kristen Bell (Anna in “Frozen”), Idina Menzel (Elsa in “Frozen”), Kelly MacDonald (Merida in “Brave”), Mandy Moore (Rapunzel in “Tangled”), Anika Noni Rose (Tiana in “The Princess and the Frog”), Ming-Na Wen (“Mulan”), Irene Bedard (“Pocahontas”), Linda Larkin (Jasmine in “Aladdin”), Paige O’Hara (Belle in “Beauty and the Beast”) and Jodi Benson (Ariel in “The Little Mermaid”). Featuring Sarah Silverman as the voice of Vanellope, “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck It Ralph 2” opens in theaters nationwide Nov. 21, 2018. 

 

“RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET: WRECK-IT RALPH 2”

WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS

https://disney.com/ralphbreakstheinternet

https://www.youtube.com/user/disneyanimation

https://www.facebook.com/WreckItRalph/

https://twitter.com/wreckitralph

https://www.instagram.com/wreckitralph/

 

U.S. Release Date:  Nov. 21, 2018

Voice cast: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Taraji P. Henson, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk

Directors: Rich Moore, Phil Johnston

Producer: Clark Spencer

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