Disney Weekly

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We discuss the major additions coming to WALT DISNEY WORLD with MOUSE PLANET's CHRIS BARRY. Chris helps us break down the upcoming Star Wars land and hotel, the new Mickey Mouse coaster, the Tron coaster, Toy Story land, changes to Epcot and mu
From the CARS 3 press day: a press conference with director Brian Fee, producer Kevin Reher, and co-producer Andrea Warren as they talk Pixar's latest hit!   Disney Weekly is the only Disney podcast dedicated to the creative aspect of The Walt
From the CARS 3 press day: screenwriters Bob Peterson, Kiel Murray and Mike Rich plus story supervisor Scott Morse give a presentation about developing the story for the film.   Disney Weekly is the only Disney podcast dedicated to the creative
We recap season 3 of STAR WARS REBELS with Nerdist's recapper and Star Wars expert AMY RATCLIFFE (@amy_geek). We discuss the long-awaited Obi-Wan/Maul showdown, the Bendu, and how the finale sets up season 4. Plus we grill Amy about her favorit
LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA - the genius behind HAMILTON - walks us through all the songs he wrote for MOANA, Disney's latest animated classic. Miranda speaks about a failed early draft of "How Far I'll Go," why writing for The Rock was easy, why he cha
TANGLED: THE SERIES executive producer CHRIS SONNENBURG joins us to discuss the making of Disney Channel's new series, the mythology and mystery he's written into the series, the influence of LOST and much more!   Disney Weekly is the only Disn
MOANA actress AULI'I CRAVALHO joins us to talk about how she got cast in this breakout role, her next project coming up, what is the proper name to call The Rock, working with Lin-Manuel Miranda and much more!   Disney Weekly is the only Disney
GIRL MEETS WORLD fan site (BMWSequel.com) admins Mar and Natalie join us to discuss the show's surprise cancellation and what fans can do to help save the series. We also talk about our favorite moments from the show's run and why the show matt
PETE'S DRAGON co-writer TOBY HALBROOKS joins us to discuss his partnership with co-writer/director David Lowery, the creation of their magical film and gives us an update on the live action PETER PAN film he and David are writing for Disney.  
Lucasfilm has just released a collector's set of Ralph McQuarrie drawings called ART OF STAR WARS: RALPH MCQUARRIE. Co-author Brandon Alinger joins us to discuss the compilation and writing of the book, movie props and his previous work with Lu
John Canemaker joins us to talk about the exhibit he curated for the Walt Disney Family Museum: WISH UPON A STAR: THE ART OF PINOCCHIO. John explains the process that led to the discovery of the incredible elements used in the exhibit, the impo
We eulogize the TOWER OF TERROR and break down the decision to close the ride in January with our favorite blogger, Disney Kate. Why did Disney pull the plug? What kind of ride will take it's place? Is this the dumbest idea of all time? Those q
Consequence of Sound film writer/reviewer Blake Goble joins us to talk about the surprise film of the year - Disney's brilliant PETE'S DRAGON.   Disney Weekly is the only Disney podcast dedicated to the creative aspect of The Walt Disney Compan
The AV Club writer Gwen Ihnat joins us to break down the fifth season and beyond of ABC's ONCE UPON A TIME. We talk about the love/hate aspect of the show, its relationships, that major character death, and what's next!   Disney Weekly is the o
GQ and Vulture writer Scott Meslow joins us to break down Season 3 and the future of the ABC drama Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. We talk about the fates of Ward and Lincoln, if Bobbi and Hunter will return, preview Season 4 and much much more
Record Store Day co-founder and Disney fan Carrie Colliton joins us to discuss the very special Disney releases coming out on Record Store Day: an exclusive vinyl player, a new compilation, and a Silly Symphony single. We also talk about the gr
INDIANA JONES 5!! Yes, it's happening. We are joined by The Raider.net and IndyCast's Mitch Hallock to talk about expectations for the upcoming film, George Lucas' involvement, the character's endurance and importance, and the future of the fra
Sam from Animation Heroine joins us to discuss the state of animation and the company she started to shine light on women and minorities working in the medium.
Disney historian and author J.B. Kaufman joins us to celebrate Snow White and the Seven Dwarf's digital release and tell stories about the film's creation and impact.
We talk Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the future of the franchise and react to George Lucas' comments on the film with Slash Film's Ethan Anderton!
Mouse Mingle, a new dating site for Disney fans, launched this month so we speak with its creator, superfan Dave Tavres.
Comedian/writer/all-around awesome person Jenny Jaffe joins us as her and Danny complain and geek out about ABC's The Muppets.
Theme Park Insider editor Robert Niles joins us to discuss the changes coming to Disneyland and why they are upsetting some longtime fans.
Star Wars Rebels executive producers Dave Filoni and Henry Gilroy discuss the creation and story choices of Season 2 of the hit animated series.
Nerdist senior editor Dan Casey breaks down the live-action and animated films presented by Disney at this year's D23 Expo.
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