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Eight New Disney Legends to Be Honored During D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim

Star Wars creator George Lucas, composer Danny Elfman, All My Children star Susan Lucci, Disney Animator Andreas Deja and other beloved contributors to the Disney legacy will be named and honored as official Disney Legends during D23 EXPO 2015 at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 14, in Hall D23 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The ceremony will be hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, and will include special musical performances. The Disney Legends Awards program is a 28-year…

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Marvel Contest of Champions Unveils New Game Update in Anticipation of Marvel’s Ant-Man Feature Film

Kabam, a world leader in developing AAA high quality mobile games, announced today the release of new game content for its global hit Marvel Contest of Champions, inspired by the highly anticipated Marvel’s Ant-Man film hitting theatres on July 17. The Marvel Contest of Champions Ant-Man update feature includes new summoner masteries, new alliance quest game modes, special in-game Ant-Man story quest, events and more. New characters including Ant-Man, Yellowjacket, Elektra, War Machine and more will make their debut in-game…

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The Walt Disney Company’s Startup Accelerator Program Announces 2015 Participants

Today The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) announced the 2015 class of the Disney Accelerator program powered by Techstars. The second Disney Accelerator program features ten startup companies that will participate in a three-month mentorship and investment program beginning today and concluding with a Demo Day on October 6, 2015. The companies selected for the 2015 Disney Accelerator program include: Decisive: Decisive is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that uses real time data to enable advertisers to optimize…

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20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Announces Future World Marketplace Expansion

Walt Disney World Resort announced today that four new food and beverage marketplaces will open in Future World during the 20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival presented by Chase Sept. 25-Nov. 16, 2015. It’s the first time in the festival’s 20-year-history that global marketplace experiences, now numbering more than 30, have expanded from the park’s World Showcase into Future World. During the 53-day festival, the new Artistry of Wine & Cheese area featuring the Cheese Studio and Wine Studio…

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Comic-Con International Subscription Video-On-Demand Service Announces FIRST Original Series Based on ASHLEY ECKSTEIN’S Popular “Her Universe Fashion Show”

  The Comic-Con International subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, the new platform from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and Comic-Con International launching early next year, will feature an original, unscripted series with Her Universe, the wildly popular fangirl fashion company, it was announced tonight to a packed crowd during the “Her Universe Fashion Show” at this year’s Comic-Con International. The reality series, the first original content announced for the new SVOD service, will follow the contestants as they design their geek couture concepts from…

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Autographed Star Wars Cast Photo To Be Given Away By PSA At ComicCon

Visitors to the PSA booth (#5617) at the ComicCon® International: San Diego, July 9 – 12, 2015, will have the exciting opportunity to win a free photo autographed by four of the stars of the 1977 Star Wars© cast. The photo showing the actors in costume was personally signed by Harrison Ford (“Han Solo”), Mark Hamill (“Luke Skywalker”), Carrie Fisher (“Princess Leia Organa”) and Peter Mayhew (“Chewbacca”). The signatures have been certified authentic by PSA/DNA, the autograph authentication division of…

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Playmation Marvel’s Avengers Now Available for Pre-Order

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI), along with Hasbro, Inc., announced the pre-sale of Playmation Marvel’s Avengers – the groundbreaking new system of toys and wearables that uses smart technology to inspire kids to run around and use their imaginations, as they become the hero or heroine of stories from Marvel’s Avengers. The Playmation Marvel’s Avengers Starter Pack, Smart Figures and Prowler Bot are available to pre-order online at Amazon.com, BestBuy.com, GameStop.com, Target.com, ToysRUs.com and Walmart.com, as well as…

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Verve Records & Walt Disney Records Team Up To Release Compilation Album We Love Disney, Due October 2015

In a unique collaboration between Verve Records and Walt Disney Records, the two esteemed labels have teamed up to present the compilation album We Love Disney, which will be released in October 2015. The compilation features the hottest artists from across the pop, rock, R&B, and country worlds delivering their own unique interpretations of classic Disney songs. The album was produced by multi-platinum, Grammy® Award-winning producer and Verve Music Group Chairman David Foster. “When the opportunity arose to partner with…

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60th Anniversary of Mickey Mouse Club to Be Celebrated at D23 EXPO 2015 with Reunion of Original Mouseketeers

Members of the original Mickey Mouse Club will join the fun at D23 EXPO 2015 during a special presentation to commemorate the show’s 60th anniversary. Celebrating Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Club — 60 Magical yEARS, hosted by author Lorraine Santoli (The Official Mickey Mouse Club Book), will take place Sunday, August 16 at 5 p.m. in Stage 23. The panel, featuring original Mouseketeers Sherry Alberoni, Sharon Baird, Bobby Burgess, Tommy Cole, Darlene Gillespie, Cubby O’Brien, and Doreen Tracey, along with…

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