Category: WDWNT

All 8 “Harry Potter” Movies to Stream on NBCUniversal’s Peacock

Grab your brooms and your pointed hats, because all eight Harry Potter movies are coming to the new NBCUniversal streaming service, Peacock! The Harry Potter movies are currently on HBO Max, but will be removed August 25th after being on for only three months. According to the President of Content Acquisition and Strategy for Peacock, Francis Manfredi, the movies will be available for at least a month during its first window on the NBCUniversal streaming service between October 2020 and […] The post All 8 “Harry Potter” Movies to Stream on NBCUniversal’s Peacock appeared first on WDW News Today.

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PHOTOS: New Yoda Backpack by Loungefly Lands in Walt Disney World

In February, we shared with you new Star Wars-themed Loungefly backpacks that had recently arrived at Disneyland Park, including one themed to Yoda. However, the Loungefly backpack never made its way over to Walt Disney World until today. The mini backpack features burlap and brown faux leather at the bottom. The upper part of the backpack in a green shade of faux leather features Yoda’s face. This backpack is ideal for taking into the parks to keep your belongings safe, […] The post PHOTOS: New Yoda Backpack by Loungefly Lands in Walt Disney World appeared first on WDW News Today.

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Universal Orlando Resort to Offer Annual Passholders New Revenge of the Mummy Button; New Hotel Room and Dining Discounts Announced

Universal Orlando Resort’s Annual Passholder Appreciation Days are almost here, and the latest round of perks include discounts on hotel rooms and dining, as well as a “terrifying” button. As seen in the latest issue of the UOAP Passport, this button, inspired by of Revenge of the Mummy. Show your insider knowledge with a [ghostly swoosh]! The button is available beginning September 1st. If you’re looking to have a little extra fun and save money, discounts can be found at […] The post Universal Orlando Resort to Offer Annual Passholders New Revenge of the Mummy Button; New Hotel Room and Dining Discounts Announced appeared first on WDW News Today.

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Nia DaCosta (“Little Woods”, “Candyman”) Reportedly Hired to Direct “Captain Marvel 2”

Marvel Studios has reportedly found its director for the blockbuster sequel to Captain Marvel. According to Deadline, Nia DaCosta has been tapped to helm the project, taking over for directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. The studio had allegedly met with several candidates, though DaCosta had the edge. DaCosta’s works include Little Woods, starring Tessa Thompson (Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Endgame) and Lily James (Cinderella), as well as the upcoming Candyman, a sequel in the popular horror franchise. The sequel comes […] The post Nia DaCosta (“Little Woods”, “Candyman”) Reportedly Hired to Direct “Captain Marvel 2” appeared first on WDW News Today.

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PHOTO REPORT: Universal Orlando Resort 8/5/20 (New Passholder Exclusive Dining, The Lombard’s Fish is Missing, Intense Afternoon Storms, and More)

Welcome to another busy day here at Universal Orlando Resort. We’re gearing up for Universal Orlando Annual Passholder Appreciation Days, starting on August 10, but a few of the new offerings are available early. We decided to head over to Lombard’s Seafood Grille at Universal Studios Florida for lunch so we could check out the new UOAP dining area and exclusive menu offering. As soon as we arrived, we noticed something was missing. The Lombard’s Fish is missing! We heard […] The post PHOTO REPORT: Universal Orlando Resort 8/5/20 (New Passholder Exclusive Dining, The Lombard’s Fish is Missing, Intense Afternoon Storms, and More) appeared first on WDW News Today.

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VIDEO: Joe Rohde Gives Fans a Mini-Masterclass on the Design of Disney’s Animal Kingdom in New Video Series, “The Rohdes, Less Traveled”

Legendary Imagineer Joe Rohde has given fans a mini-masterclass on the design and ideas behind Disney’s Animal Kingdom with a new video series created by his family: “The Rohdes, Less Traveled.” Part one gives a look on the inspiration behind the park’s many windows. From Rohde’s post on Disney Parks Blog: Our family has been at home together since March, and life can get repetitive at times. So, to pass away the hours and give ourselves something to do as […] The post VIDEO: Joe Rohde Gives Fans a Mini-Masterclass on the Design of Disney’s Animal Kingdom in New Video Series, “The Rohdes, Less Traveled” appeared first on WDW News Today.

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PHOTOS: Tambu Lounge Prepares for Expected Reopening Next Week at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Guests at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort may soon be able to enjoy an exotic drink at Tambu Lounge. One of our reporters spotted the lounge as it was undergoing preparations to reopen soon. Located near the entrance to ‘Ohana, the lounge typically serves appetizers, beer, wine, and specialty cocktails. The lounge is currently roped off to guests, with tables and chairs spaced to promote social distancing. The cast members we spoke to said that the lounge is aiming to reopen […] The post PHOTOS: Tambu Lounge Prepares for Expected Reopening Next Week at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort appeared first on WDW News Today.

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D23 Celebrates the World of Tomorrow with Disney Parks Attraction Posters

D23 is celebrating 65 years of Disney Theme Parks with posters, maps, pins, and more. Disneyland in California first opened its gates on July 17, 1955, and Disney magic has only spread in the 65 years since. Today, D23 is taking a look at the past by thinking about tomorrow. They shared these six attraction posters from Tomorrowland attractions all over the world. Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters still exists at the original Disneyland and in some form or another at […] The post D23 Celebrates the World of Tomorrow with Disney Parks Attraction Posters appeared first on WDW News Today.

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PHOTOS: New “The Haunted Mansion” Button-Down Shirt by Her Universe Materializes at the Magic Kingdom

If you want a new shirt to go with those Haunted Mansion Crocs you’re probably picking up, then Her Universe has you covered. This button-down shirt also ties at the bottom. It matches the style of some park icon shirts we’ve seen this summer, but this is the first one for a specific attraction. It’s a far cry from most purple or black Haunted Mansion apparel. The shirt is mainly blue, with cartoon versions of famous Haunted Mansion characters and […] The post PHOTOS: New “The Haunted Mansion” Button-Down Shirt by Her Universe Materializes at the Magic Kingdom appeared first on WDW News Today.

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PHOTOS: New “Mandalorian Babysitting Services” Baby Yoda Magnets Fly Into D-Tech On Demand at Walt Disney World

Baby Yoda, a.k.a. The Child, has found his way onto two more D-Tech On Demand magnets at Walt Disney World. This first magnet celebrates Mando’s excellent babysitting skills with a logo for “Mandalorian Babysitting Services.” Baby Yoda sits in his crib in the middle of the logo and two little frogs are on either side. The second magnet features Mando flying his ship, the Razor Crest. Baby Yoda plays with a bauble he’s swiped from the ship while sitting in […] The post PHOTOS: New “Mandalorian Babysitting Services” Baby Yoda Magnets Fly Into D-Tech On Demand at Walt Disney World appeared first on WDW News Today.

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