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D23 Derezzed – A TRON 40th Dance Party Coming To Comic-Con 2022

D23 invite users of all levels to celebrate of 40 years of Tron for an epic dance party with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. While fans from across the Grid gather for San Diego Comic-Con, we’re commencing an upload to House of Blues San Diego for a “party of the programs.” Dance until you “Derezz” and go to the end of the line in a night within the digital world. Programs in attendance will thrill to the electronic beats of DJ sets from Jason Bentley, Music Supervisor of Tron: Legacy and KCRW Host and Musical Director, and one of the hottest global names in electronic music, Qrion, along with some surprises specially coded for pure enjoyment.   All users who enter the Grid are asked to prepare accordingly and equip themselves in the most cyber-chic patterns available. Identity Discs, Light Suits, and Coded Circuitry Ensembles are highly encouraged, like a night at the End of Line Club. Until then, plan to update those identity discs and power up the Lightcycles for a night unlike

The Simpsons To Take Over Anaheim With Their D23 Expo Debut

The longest-running primetime scripted show in television history, The Simpsons , makes its first appearance at D23 Expo. Get insight on the upcoming all-new season in a lively panel Saturday, August 24 at 10 a.m. in the D23 Expo Arena with Creator Matt Groening, Executive Producer Al Jean, Executive Producer Matt Selman, Supervising Director Mike B. Anderson, and stars Nancy Cartwright and Yeardley Smith. Expect lots of surprises, including an exclusive Simpsons collectible item for everyone in attendance. The Simpsons exploded into a cultural phenomenon in 1990 and has remained one of the most groundbreaking and innovative entertainment franchises, recognizable throughout the world. Recently finishing its historic 30th season, The Simpsons has won 33 Emmy® Awards, 34 Annie Awards, 9 Environmental Media Awards, 7 People’s Choice Awards and 12 Writers Guild of America Awards including the 2019 Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program Award. It was the first animated series to


D23 WILL BRING THE MAGIC OF DISNEY TO FANS ACROSS THE COUNTRY IN 2016 Member favorites return as Disney’s official fan club expands offerings. In 2016, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will expand member events with more experiences on the East Coast and new twists on current favorites. D23 BEHIND-THE-SCENES EXPERIENCES: In 2015, D23 Members had the opportunity to explore hidden Disney gems—such as the Animation Research Library—while hearing stories from Disney luminaries such as Walt Disney Archives founder Dave Smith and animator Andreas Deja. In 2016, D23 will bring back this popular event with incredible guests and new locations, while adding even more surprises and a special gift. SCREENINGS ON THE DISNEY STUDIO LOT AND AT WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT: In 2016, D23 will once again offer special screenings on both coasts of Disney favorites including Alice in Wonderland, Finding Nemo, and Bedknobs and Broomsticks. Plus, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Reluctant

Star Wars Lands Coming To Disneyland & Walt Disney World Over 14 Acres

Star Wars -Themed Lands Coming to Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts Today at the D23 EXPO 2015, The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced to an audience of more than 7,500 fans that Star Wars-themed lands will be coming to Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif., and Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., allowing Star Wars fans to step into the stories from a galaxy far, far away. Ambitious plans to bring Star Wars to life in the two parks include creating Disney’s largest single themed land expansions ever at 14 acres each, transporting guests to a never-before-seen planet, a remote trading port and one of the last stops before wild space where Star Wars characters and their stories come to life. "I am thrilled to announce the next chapter in the long and exciting history between Disney Parks and Star Wars,” said Iger. “We are creating a jaw-dropping new world that represents our largest single themed land ex


THE WALT DISNEY ARCHIVES RETURNS TO D23 EXPO WITH “ DISNEYLAND: THE EXHIBIT ” More Than 300 Classic and Contemporary Objects Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Walt’s First Theme Park Will Be on Display The Walt Disney Archives today announced it will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Disneyland at D23 EXPO 2015 with an exhibit of more than 300 pieces from the park’s incredible history. “Walt Disney Archives Presents—Disneyland: The Exhibit” will be the largest display the Disney Archives has ever showcased at D23 EXPO. The event, presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, will take place August 14–16 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The 12,000-square-foot exhibit, which will be located on the Expo show floor for the first time, will include themed areas that honor the park’s history, attractions, parades, and entertainment over the past six decades, including the construction of Disneyland, Pirates of the Caribbean, Mickey Mouse Club at Disneyland, Club 33, and coll

D23 EXPO 2015 Tickets On Sale AUGUST 14th

TICKETS FOR D23 EXPO 2015 : THE ULTIMATE DISNEY FAN EVENT, GO ON SALE THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 2014 Early Bird Discounted Tickets Available for a Limited Time D23 Members Enjoy Additional Savings and Member-Only Benefits On Thursday, August 14, at 10 a.m. PT, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will begin selling tickets for the next D23 Expo, which will take place August 14–16, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The largest Disney fan event in the world, the D23 Expo celebrates all the wonderful worlds of Disney entertainment, uniting all parts of The Walt Disney Company under one roof, including The Walt Disney Studios (including Marvel, Pixar, and Lucasfilm); Walt Disney Parks and Resorts; Disney Consumer Products; Media Networks (including ABC, Disney Channel, and Radio Disney) and Disney Interactive. D23 Expo 2015 marks the fourth bi-annual event held in Anaheim. More than 65,000 Disney fans from around the world gathered at the Anaheim Convention Center in 2013 for the t


D23 HITS THE ROAD, BRINGING BELOVED MEMORIES TO LIFE WITH THE DISNEY FANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Rarely Seen Film Clips, Photos, and Art Highlight the Roadshow Event, Which Will Tour the U.S. this Fall. For the third year in a row, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will hit the road with D23 Disney Fanniversary Celebration presented by Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection. The live event will visit 11 cities across the U.S. to commemorate dozens of magical Disney milestones celebrating landmark anniversaries this year. Hosted by Disney archivists and the D23 Team, Fanniversary 2014 will revisit beloved theme park attractions, animated and live-action films, characters, TV series, and more than 90 years of Disney history including Donald Duck, the 1964–65 New York World’s Fair, Sleeping Beauty, Haunted Mansion, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, The Little Mermaid, and many more. The event, which runs approximately 105 minutes, will also feature the never-before-heard track “Evil E


D23 UNLOCKS THE MAGIC OF DISNEY WITH A NEW YEAR OF SPECTACULAR MEMBER EVENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY In 2014, The Official Disney Fan Club Will Travel to New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Other Cities as Well as Walt Disney World Resort This year, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will reach out to fans across the country with a wide array of uniquely magical Disney experiences for members. DESTINATION D: ATTRACTION REWIND presented by H20 Plus: Walt Disney once said, “Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.” It’s in that spirit that guests this summer will have the opportunity to visit—or revisit—some of the most beloved Disney attractions of yesteryear. Destination D: Attraction Rewind, held July 26 and 27 at Walt Disney World Resort, will bring Disney archivists, Imagineers, Legends and luminaries together to celebrate fan favorites such as Adventure Thru Inner Space, If You Had

BROADWAY AND BEYOND To Be Featured At D23 Expo This Year

DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS TO PRESENT “ BROADWAY AND BEYOND ” A MUSICAL JOURNEY INTO DISNEY’S HISTORY ON BROADWAY AND BEYOND. D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is thrilled to announce a special theatrical performance, Broadway and Beyond . Thomas Schumacher, president and producer, Disney Theatrical Productions will host a musical journey into Disney's history on Broadway and beyond at the D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event . The performance features an all-star line-up, including Heidi Blickenstaff (THE LITTLE MERMAID), Ashley Brown (MARY POPPINS and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST), Merle Dandridge (TARZAN® and AIDA), Josh Strickland (TARZAN®) and Alton Fitzgerald White (THE LION KING), who sing beloved songs from the award-winning musicals they starred in as well as classic tunes from the Disney on Broadway catalogue. The one night only performance will take place on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 6:30pm on Stage 23 inside the Anaheim Convention Center . DISNEY THEATR


D23 EXPO DREAM STORE AND SILENT AUCTION RETURN TO THE ULTIMATE DISNEY FAN EVENT ONE-OF-A-KIND ITEMS AND UNIQUE COLLECTIBLES Special logo apparel, product debuts, artist signings, and a new silent auction will highlight the Ultimate Disney Event for Fans and Families August 9-11th. Bursting with D23 Expo-themed official merchandise and other specialty items from Disney Theme Park Merchandise, the D23 Expo Dream Store returns with something magical for Disney fans of all ages. From Disney-inspired apparel, art and collectibles, accessories, books and more, the D23 Expo Dream Store is a Disney enthusiast’s dream come true. Highlights include: Official D23 Expo Merchandise will allow Disney fans to take home a piece of the magic from this year’s expo, with an assortment of official D23 Expo inspired merchandise including tees, baseball cap, fleece, jewelry, drink ware, accessories, pins, and Vinylmation™. HARVEYS Seatbeltbags® are sure to make a statement at this year’s D23


DISNEY LEGENDS RICHARD M. SHERMAN AND ALAN MENKEN JOIN FORCES FOR A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME CONCERT. The two Academy Award®-winning composers share the stage for one night only performing “ The Disney Songbook ” at the D23 Expo 2013, Saturday, August 10  For one night only, two of the world’s most celebrated songwriters and composers will take to the stage for “ Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken: The Disney Songbook .” The concert will take place at the D23 Expo 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center in the D23 Expo Arena on Saturday, August 10. Together Sherman and Menken have won a combined 10 Academy Awards for their work with Disney, and have composed music and songs for more than three dozen Disney feature films, over two dozen Disney Park attractions and half a dozen Disney musicals on Broadway. “I can’t express how excited I am that my esteemed friend Alan Menken and I will be sharing the same bill for the very first time,” said Sherman . “Alan is an incredible talent, an


D23: THE OFFICIAL DISNEY FAN CLUB LAUNCHES REIMAGINED D23.COM WEBSITE JUNE 17th. Members Will Have Online Access to Vast Array of Exclusive Disney Content. Disney to Celebrate Expansion With New Free D23 Membership Level On June 17, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, will launch a massive reimagining of its website, opening up the wonderful worlds of Disney like never before to its members. The site will provide access to newly digitized content that delves deeply into The Walt Disney Company’s vault of material, past and present, along with exclusive glimpses of the future. The new gated content will be free to current D23 Members; plus D23 is launching a new free level of membership, which will include access to this incredible content. will continue to offer the latest Disney news free to all guests who visit the site. But D23 Members can unlock even more magic in each section by logging in and accessing content whenever a golden key is shown. “We’re crea


“ TREASURES OF THE WALT DISNEY ARCHIVES ” RETURNS TO THE D23 EXPO, CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF MARY POPPINS, THE ABC HIT ONCE UPON A TIME AND DISNEY’S ENDURING CONNECTION TO THE LAND OF OZ The spectacular exhibit will feature imagery, costumes, props, set pieces and more, many displayed publicly for the first time by the Walt Disney Archives. D23: The Official Disney Fan Club and the Walt Disney Archives are proud to announce the return of the “ Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives ” exhibit to the D23 Expo. During the D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center, August 9 – 11, 2013, this all-new exhibit curated specifically for the D23 Expo 2013 will feature: the 50th anniversary of Mary Poppins, ABC’s hit television series Once Upon A Time, and a look at the longstanding connection between Disney and L. Frank Baum’s beloved series of books about the land of Oz. “ Treasures ” will showcase a selection of crown jewels from the Walt Disney Archives Collection , ma

D23 Coming With All Guns Blazing

THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS TAKES FANS BEHIND THE SCENES AT DISNEY’S D23 EXPO , AUGUST 19-21 BURBANK, Calif. – August 9, 2011 – Exclusively at Disney’s D23 Expo August 19-21 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Disney film fans will go behind the scenes to explore the exciting roster of projects on the horizon at The Walt Disney Studios, with a variety of panel discussions, sneak peeks and exhibits… On Saturday, August 20, Rich Ross, chairman, The Walt Disney Studios; Sean Bailey, president, production, The Walt Disney Studios; John Lasseter, chief creative officer, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios ; and Kevin Feige, producer and president, Marvel Studios , will present a not-to-be-missed look at The Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming film slate, which includes Disney’s The Muppets, John Carter, Disney•Pixar’s Brave, Marvel’s The Avengers, Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, Oz The Great and Powerful and more . With projects from Disney, Pixar Animation Studios and Marvel Studios, this speci

Disney's D23 Presentation For The Revamped Star Tours

Disney's Star Tours Revamp Video From D23 Getting chill's just watching this. I will be heading down to Disneyland next month to get one last ride on Star Tours and can not wait till 2011. presentation The video features the clip of a new pod race sequence, drawn from Star Wars: Episode I--The Phantom Menace. The revamped Star Tours is set to open in 2011. Star Tours Getting an Updated Look To Reopen in 2011 Please Leave A Comment-

Star Tours Getting an Updated Look

Star Tours Getting an Updated Look To Reopen in 2011 This has been a long time coming. As a Child I really enjoyed the ride and to this day every time I go to Disneyland I have to ride Star Tours. After watching The Phantom Menace , I thought to myself that would be Really cool if they updated Star Tours with Pod Racing and Look what Happened. I am heading down to Disneyland in October so I better get one last ride on Star Tours. Johnny Depp is a tough act to follow, so Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Jay Rasulo brought in the heavy artillery today to announce plans to update the Star Tours attraction at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim and Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla. Radulo deadpanned that he had some "bad news" for the Disneyphiles attending the D23 Expo -- Star Tours would close in Oct 2010 . On cue, Stormtroopers marched on stage as the martial sound of John Williams' "Imperial March" played. Darth Vader appeared on the giant screen

News From Disney's D23 Convention

News From Disney's D23 Convention I wish I was done there right now hang out with Mickey Mouse and friends. But work calls. So for all of us who could not attend here is a little news for you on the first day of the convention. In his opening address at the first annual Disney fan convention, Iger's brief Marvel-related comments offered promise for the merger of the two behemoths. At a press conference later in the afternoon, Iger expanded on Disney's plans for Marvel and respect for the legacy they've already established. 1) Marvel stays Marvel. Paying homage to "The Mouse"'s tendency to water down material for its family audience, Iger addressed the big worry. "There will be no Disneyfication of Marvel," he said in a press conference. He added that Marvel will continue to work independently. "We plan to keep Marvel as an entity and to respect both the talent that is there, working as one, and also respect what Marvel is and what the essen

The Return Of Captain EO to Disneyland

The Return Of Captain EO to Disneyland With the passing of Michael Jackson it has brought up hope that Disney might release Captain EO and According to MiceAge , It has been confirmed that Captain EO will return to its original home in Tomorrowland at Disneyland Park in California beginning January,2010 . So far, Disneyland Park in California is the only park that will host the film. Looks like we will hear more new on this during Disney's D23 event this month. I wish my wife April would change her mind and decide to head down to this event. It's going to be an incredible event this year. Captain EO and his rugged crew set out on a mission to deliver a special gift to a wicked queen who lives on a dark, desolate world. Getting there is half the fun, especially when the good captain starts boogying and the special effects start flying. To see the D23 line up and events Click Here - Please Leave A Comment-

Disney Announces D23 Expo Movie Line-up

Disney's D23 Expo Movie line is Announced And Star Wars News The Walt Disney Studios has released its line-up of movie titles to be presented and screened at the D23 Expo taking place September 10–13, 2009 at the Anaheim Convention Center: And the official website mentioned that George Lucas’ Star Wars would have a presence at the convention, which got me Really excited. Enough that Disney released an official statement- “In response to inquiries from Star Wars fan sites about Storm Troopers at the D23 Expo, D23 issues the following statement: “We were contacted by the Galactic Empire and have been advised that Imperial dignitaries will be attending Disney’s D23 Expo,” said Steven Clark, head of D23. “As a result, a legion of Storm Troopers from the 501st Battalion will be patrolling the Anaheim Convention Center on Saturday, September 12.” And Saturday September 12th also happens to be the same day that Jay Rasulo, Head of Disney Parks and Resorts will be speaking. Will there be a