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  1. Disney Dragon soars over New Fantasyland!

    Last night at the media preview party in the Magic Kingdom's New Fantasyland, months of preparations and weeks of promotion paid off as a dragon soared over the crowd, drawing oohs and aahs. We captured most of the flight on video, and then got a follow-up commentary from the man behind Disney's dragon promotion, Gary Buchanan. At this time, there is no word on whether the dragon will make return appearances or if it was just a one-night-only appearance. It worked so well, though, that it would ...
  2. Special Imagineering panel on May 1 for Studios' 20th anniversary

    If you'll be at Disney's Hollywood Studios on May 1, you'll want to go to the Premiere Theater at the Streets of America Backlot for a special presentation at 9:00 a.m. and again at 10:45 a.m. (two sessions, same basic content).

    Three representatives from Walt Disney Imagineering will speak about the history of Disney's Hollywood Studios. The presenters include:
    • Tom Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President, Senior Creative Executive
    • Eric Jacobson, Senior Vice President, Creative
  3. Disney Parks & Resorts offers buyouts to 619 executives throughout the company

    On Wednesday, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts announced a Voluntary Separation Plan (VSP) for domestic Parks and Resorts executives to achieve further reductions in the cost of running the company's massive theme parks business.

    In a statement regarding the offering, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Executive Vice President for Worldwide Public Affairs Leslie Goodman said that "[t]his immediate action is designed to allow us to effectively manage our business while we continue to deliver ...
  4. Kim Possible Adventure to debut January 28

    The Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure will officially launch on January 28, according to the Twitter feed of Disney PR rep Leanne Jakubowski. The much-anticipated new interactive attraction will give guests a new way to look at Epcot's World Showcase. We got an inside look at the attraction from Imagineer Janette Lomboy-Russo on MouseStation Episode 253.

    Updated 01-06-2009 at 10:07 PM by Mark Goldhaber (Typo from Treo)

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  5. Kim Possible is finally officially coming to Epcot at Walt Disney World!

    After many months of speculation and monitoring of construction permits and kiosk installation, fans of the popular Disney Channel animated series Disney’s Kim Possible will finally get to join Team Possible in late 2008, when Disney’s Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure will officially join the entertainment lineup at Walt Disney World' Epcot.

    To quote from Disney's official pres release:
    As guests embark on this international adventure, they will receive an official “Kimmunicator,”
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