Disney News Highlights: Disney Layoffs Will Include 15% of Staff in Entertainment Divisions, “Mickey’s Freedom Restoration Act”, More Rare Characters at Animal Kingdom 25th Anniversary

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Disney News Highlights: Disney Layoffs Will Include 15% of Staff in Entertainment Divisions, “Mickey’s Freedom Restoration Act”, More Rare Characters at Animal Kingdom 25th Anniversary.

Jungle Book Baloo and King Louie Meet & Greet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Jungle Book Baloo and King Louis Meet & Greet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Celebrate Earth Day and the 25th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park! Join us throughout the month of April as we honor the magic of nature through family-friendly experiences and specialty offerings.

New 2 Day Florida Resident Water Park Ticket Offer Walt Disney World has released a new Florida Resident Water Park ticket offer! Florida residents can get a 2-day water park ticket for the price of a 1-day ticket.

New Disney100 Decorations Added to Creations Shop in EPCOT Creations Shop in EPCOT celebrates Disney100 with NEW 100 Years of Wonder Decorations and Merchandise.

New Disney Skyliner Top Spotted At Disney World! Take your style to new heights with this Disney Skyliner Top! It’s available at retail stores around the Walt Disney World Resort for $39.99, shopDisney doesn’t have it available yet but hopefully soon.

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Dug & Russell Float Spotted in Disney’s Animal Kingdom for Earth Month Celebrations Dug & Russell Float Spotted in Disney’s Animal Kingdom for Earth Month Celebrations. Discover the fun of watching Disney Characters and more romp around the Park! Dug & Russell started showing up on Floatilla’s last month, and now they are listed under special characters that will be part of the 25th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Next Round of Disney Layoffs to Include 15% of Staff in Entertainment Divisions Next week the Walt Disney Company is expected to layoff thousands of Cast Members focusing in on their Entertainment Divisions according to sources at Bloomberg.

Disney100 Mickey Inspired Medals Revealed for runDisney 2023 Virtual Series The runDisney 2023 Virtual Series is returning this summer. We recently got a look at the event’s Disney100 Mickey inspired medals!


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Disney Security Cast Members Getting $8 an Hour Raise Disneyland security cast members received a $6 an hour raise on April 1, 2023, and will be getting an additional $2 an hour phased in over the next 2 years.

Disney Celebrates 20 Years of Sea Turtle Conservation at Vero Beach Resort The Sea Turtle Conservation Program at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Since the program started 20 years ago, the sea turtle conservation program at Vero Beach has recorded more than 20,000 sea turtle nests, resulting in over 1.5 million sea turtle hatchlings.

Why Every Disney Addict Should Have a Disney Bucket List It has been said by many wise individuals that writing down goals and dreams may help you to one day achieve them. Many of us have long bucket lists of things we’d like to see, do or experience before our time on Earth is up.

Pixar’s Elemental Selected as Closing Film For Cannes Film Festival Pixar Animation Studios returns to the globally revered Cannes Film Festival for the world premiere of its all-new feature film “Elemental” on May 27, ahead of its theatrical release on June 16. Debuting out of competition as the closing film of the 76th edition of the festival, “Elemental” is the fourth film from the storied studio to be selected for the event and joins previous favorites “Up,” “Inside Out” and “Soul.”


Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares Goal For Live-Action Little Mermaid Remake In an interview with Empire Magazine, composer Lin-Manuel Miranda shared his ultimate goal for his collaboration on the upcoming Little Mermaid Live Action remake. “Don’t f*** it up,” said Miranda bluntly. The Little Mermaid is an essential film in the history of the Walt Disney Company, sparking what many called a “Disney Renaissance” in 1989.

North Carolina Senator Introduces ‘Mickey’s Freedom Restoration Act’ Aiming to Bring Disney to the State North Carolina Senator Michael Garrett has introduced Senate Bill 594, called the“Mickey’s Freedom Restoration Act,” which is aimed at bringing Disney and other Amusement Parks to the State.

Residents of Disney’s Animal Kingdom who’ve been there since Opening Day Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating 25 years this month! Guests are often surprised to learn that there are 45 animals in the park that have been there since opening day in 1998. Some of the animals even arrived almost a year before the park officially opened on Earth Day 1998. Take a look at some of the opening day animals you can see when you visit Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Dug & Russell Float Spotted in Disney's Animal Kingdom for Earth Month Celebrations


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