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Hannah Montana to End

Hannah Montana, star of the hit Disney Channel Series, will sing her swan song at the end of the fourth season, The New York Post reports. The 3rd season will conclude in March with an episode titled “Is Miley Saying Goodbye?” with the fourth season ending sometime in early 2011.

Disney Promotes Richard Ross

Disney has promoted Richard Ross, the former President of the Disney Channel Worldwide, to replace Richard Cook as Chief of the Walt Disney Studios. Hopes for the new chief include developing franchises and using them to span across the company’s multiple businesses, dealing with new film technologies, and reviving a brand that has become somewhat […]

2009 Disney Legends to Be Announced at D23

The 2009 Disney Legends are as follows: Tony Anselmo: voice of Donald Duck since 1985 Harry Archinal: former president of Buena Vista International (which distributed Disney movies worldwide) Beatrice Arthur: Dorothy Zbornak in The Golden Girls (1985-1992) [Awarded  posthumously] Bill Farmer: voice of Goofy since 1986 (he’s also voiced Pluto and Horace Horsecollar) Estelle Getty: Sophia […]

List of 2009 Candlelight Processional Narrators

Epcot has just released this year’s list of narrators for their annual Candlelight Processional from November 27 through December 30: Isabella Rossellini Nov. 27-29 John O’Hurley Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 Steven Curtis Chapman Dec. 3-5 Anika Noni Rose Dec. 6-8 Andy Garcia Dec. 9-11 Vanessa Williams Dec. 12-14 Abigail Breslin Dec. 15-17 Whoopi Goldberg […]

Disney’s The Little Mermaid Swims Away

Disney Theatrical Production’s “The Little Mermaid” will have its last performance at the Rialto on Broadway on August 30, 2009. There are speculations that the show did not recover its initial investment (around $15 million) during its year and a half run. Possibilities for the show include a traveling version (with a retooled set that […]

This Week in Disney History (May 17-23)

1904: Actor Fred Shields (Narrator for Saludos Amigos and The Three Caballeros) is born in Kansas City, Missouri. 1906: Sound effects guru James Macdonald (Mickey and the Beanstalk, House of Mouse, Snow White, Alice in Wonderland) is born in Dundee, Scotland. 1908: Writer Ralph Wright (Eeyore in Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree, Winnie the Pooh and the […]

This Week in Disney History (May 3-9)

1903: Singer Bing Crosby (Narrator in The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad) is born in Tacoma, Washington. 1915: Actor Ben Wright (Grimsby in The Little Mermaid, Wolf in The Jungle Book) is born in London, England. 1916: Actress, and Disney Legend, Adriana Caselotti (Snow White in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves) is born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. […]

This Week in Disney History (April 12-18)

1887: Actor Christian Rub (Pinocchio in Pinocchio) is born in Austria. 1907: Animator Bernhard August Gramatky, Jr. (worked at Disney from 1929-1936) is born in Dallas, Texas. 1917: Actor Hans Conried (Mr. George Darling/Captain Hook in Peter Pan, The Cat From Outer Space, The Shaggy D.A., Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier) is born in Baltimore, Maryland. […]

This Week in Disney History (March 15-21)

1883: Actor Colin Campbell (The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, Alice in Wonderland) is born in Scotland. 1892: Actor Don Barclay (Cinderella, Mary Poppins, 101 Dalmatians, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan) is born in Ashland, Oregon. 1904: Actor J. Pat O’Malley (Robin Hood, Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, 101 Dalmatians, Son of Flubber, The Adventures of Spin […]

This Week in Disney History (January 25-31)

1832: Author Lewis Carroll (author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland) is born in Daresbury, Cheshire, England. 1905: Actor Charles Lane (The AristoCats, The Ugly Daschund, The Gnome-Mobile, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes) is born in San Francisco, California. 1918: Actor Vito Scotti (Herbie Goes Bananas, Herbie Rides Again, The World’s Greatest Athlete, The Aritocats) is born in San […]

The American Idol Experience to Open in February

Reliable Netcot sources (i.e. Joel) report that the American Idol Experience at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be open from February 5-8 for an Annual Passholder Preview with the grand opening being held on Valentine’s Day (or February 14).

Disney Legend Class of 2008 is Unveiled

The newest class of Disney Legends was unveiled this week. The list includes: Frank Gifford (TV Broadcaster) Toshio Kagami (CEO of the Oriental Land Company) Walt Peregoy (Animator: Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, The Sword in the Stone, Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book) Dorothea Redmond (Imagineer: New Orleans Square at Disneyland, Fantasyland) […]

Disneymania 6 Showcases TV and Music Stars

(News | Source: Disney Music) Disneymania has been a popular series for television stars to remix certain classic Disney songs. With the first five volumes out of the way, Disneymania 6 will showcase some Disney Channel stars such as Mitchell Musso (“Hannah Montana”), Emily Osment (“Hannah Montana”), Selena Gomez (“Wizards of Waverly Place”), Billy Ray […]

Miley Managing to Make Memoirs

(News | Source: Associated Press) Miley Cyrus (a.k.a. Hannah Montana), has signed a book deal to detail her rise to fame.tell the story of her young life, it was announced Tuesday. It was announced that the book will be partially dedicated to the guidance of Cyrus’ mother (Leticia) and her friends and family. When asked […]

Songs You Can Wear Out

(News | Source: The Earth Times) Have you ever heard a song that made you think, “Wow, that song would be really cool if it were a pair of jeans.” Well, if you are a fan of Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus, Corbin Bleu, or Vanessa Hudgens, LYRIX are the jeans for you. For girls between the […]