Disney California Adventure guests get to be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe at Avengers Campus every time they visit. They can interact with some of their favorite heroes during meet-and-greets, and go on adventures with them. And with the opening of the new Avengers Vault, they can bring back a little piece of Avengers Campus home with them as they can shop for superhero gear or Infinity Saga relics.Continue reading “New Avengers Vault Opens at Disney California Adventure”
Drawers, Floors, Doors, Let’s Go, as Disney is Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month with a magical New Meet & Greet! Beginning today, September 15, 2023, guests can step into a colorful courtyard outside the Casa Madrigal to Mirabel from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Encanto.Continue reading “Mirabel Joins New Meet and Greet at Disney’s Magic Kingdom”
Shanghai Disney Resort has released the first set of new images of Zootopia Themed Land. The latest park expansion will have attractions, foods, and an experience that puts guests into the world of the 2016 film of the same name.Continue reading “Shanghai Disney Resort Reveals New Look at ‘Zootopia’ Themed Land”
Things are about to get spooky at the Disneyland Resort and Disneyland California Adventure. The enhancement theme has been hard at work decorating the park with pumpkins and other fall colors. And guests will have plenty of fun celebrating the howl-day with Disney characters and sections all decked out for some spellbinding thrills and eerie chills.Continue reading “Disneyland to Have Spooky Fun During the Halloween Season”
Disneyland’s French Market Restaurant has been a staple of the park’s New Orleans Square for as long as I can remember. The quick-service Cajun- and Creole-inspired eatery featuring a garden patio and live jazz is being reimagined into Tiana’s Palace. Inspired by the princess’ dream restaurant in Disney’s The Princess and The Frog, Disney Imagineers transformed the French Market Restaurant space into a place that acts as a love letter to the film in its design and cuisine.Continue reading “‘Tiana’s Palace’ is a Sweet and Savory New Orleans-Inspired Escape”
Disney California Adventure has a new show at the Hyperion Theatre and it’s one that was born from a silly gag from Disney+’s Hawkeye. In the series, Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) takes his kid to see a Broadway musical in New York called Rogers: The Musical – the story of Captain America and the Avengers. Clint makes fun of the musical as there is a scene depicting the Battle of New York, with a song called “Save the City” (written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman).Continue reading “‘Rogers: The Musical’ Creatives Wanted to Focus on Steve and Peggy’s Love Story”
It’s the D23Expo, so of course we are going to get to see some exclusive new footage from all kinds of films from their animation and live-action slate. While the studio’s film adaptations of their rides have been more or less a mixed bag, director Justin Simeon, who used to work at Disneyland, seems to embrace the true spirit of the Haunted Mansion.Continue reading “D23Expo: ‘Haunted Mansion’ Brings New Scares and Happy Haunts”
Yvette Nicole Brown and Pepé the King Prawn star in the Muppets’ first-ever Halloween special, Muppets Haunted Mansion. Inspired by all four of the iconic Disney Haunted Mansion attractions located across the globe at various Disney Parks, the new special includes many hidden easter eggs for fans as well as “Muppet-ized” sets and props. Muppets Haunted Mansion premieres October 8 on Disney+.Continue reading “Yvette Nicole Brown and Pepé the King Prawn on ‘Muppets Haunted Mansion’”
The surprising reveal of a Disney Parks icon in the Jungle Cruise film paves a lot of potential for fan-favorite character Trader Sam. Mexican actress Veronica Falcón (Queen of the South, Ozark) plays the re-imagined character known for their history on the attraction and popular themed bars on both coasts. However, in Jungle Cruise, she is introduced as a long-time friend of Dwyane Johnson’s Frank, whose relationship with Sam and her people goes way back.Continue reading “Veronica Falcón on Playing Trader Sam in ‘Jungle Cruise’”
Today’s the day, adventurers! Disney’s Jungle Cruise is setting sail in theaters and on Disney+ right now, and screens all over are lighting up with the charismatic flair of Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Edgar Ramirez, and Jack Whitehall. To celebrate the release of this rollicking ride, The Nerds of Color was invited to attend a virtual press conference for the movie with the cast. What did they all have to say about the making of the movie and working with each other? Find out below!Continue reading “Jamming with the ‘Jungle Cruise’ Cast”
As a kid of the ’90s who loved going to Disneyland, never missed The Rock laying the Smackdown Thursday nights on WWE, and who was majorly obsessed with action adventures like The Mummy, this movie may have been made for me. Disney’s Jungle Cruise is a return to form for big movies with lots of heart, laughter, and a mighty dose of action-adventure that needs to be seen on the biggest screen possible.Continue reading “NOC Review: ‘Jungle Cruise’ is a Big Screen Must-See E-Ticket Ride”
The biggest names in entertainment are promising some big adventure! Today, Disney just dropped a new Jungle Cruise featurette with producer and star Dwayne Johnson and star Emily Blunt discussing the film and their dynamic working with each other throughout the shoot. The preview definitely shows they’re having a complete blast taking us on this journey, and I think it’s going to pay off big!Continue reading “Adventure is Out There in New ‘Jungle Cruise’ Featurette”
Disney has just dropped a new trailer for their upcoming summer blockbuster, Jungle Cruise, starring Dwayne Johnson and
Ethel Brunt Emily Blunt. The trailer, focusing on Johnson’s character, Skipper Frank, was introduced by the big man himself, and showcases a lot more humor than previous previews we’ve seen, going as so far as to shrink the title card of Johnson’s own magnificent co-star.
Not long after Dwayne Johnson took to social media to announce Disney’s Jungle Cruise will be hitting theaters and Disney+ with Premier Access on July 30th, the mega studio has decided to drop a new, exciting trailer filled to brim with CGI and quippy dialogue. We also get a sense of the film’s plot and some fun looking action sequences in this one. The one thing it needs more of are the dad-jokes we get from the ride! Check out the trailer below:Continue reading “Life’s a Jungle in the New Trailer for Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’”
Finally… THE ROCK… WILL COME BACK… to Theaters, AND Disney+!
Coming straight from The People’s Champion himself, Dwayne Johnson announced via his Instragram that the long awaited Disney’s Jungle Cruise will be coming to theaters and Disney+ with Premier Access on July 30, this summer! Check out his announcement right here:Continue reading “Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ to Set Sail in Theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access July 30”
Okay, so where were we?
Recently The Nerds of Color were lucky enough to visit the planet of Batuu, aka Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland. And wanted to pass down some of our tips and tricks to you, our readers, for your next visit! In case you missed Part 1 of our coverage, we discussed intros to the land and linguistics while there, Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run, Blue and Green Milk, Oga’s Cantina, and Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities. In this part, we’ll be discussing some of the food of Galaxy’s Edge, the shops at Black Spire Outpost, the Droid Depot, and Savi’s Lightsaber workshop.
So without further ado, punch it Chewie!
August 15, 2015. That was the date that Disney announced at their biennial D23 Expo that it was going to fulfill the fantasies of every Star Wars fan in the world. They were going to bring the universe George Lucas had created to life, and give us all the opportunity to become a part of the world of Luke, Han, Chewie, and Leia, and allow us to finally live our adventure too. At the time the implications and details behind all of that were top secret, and for years speculation among fans became rampant. What would the rides be like? Could we drink Blue Milk? Would there be a Cantina? Can you become a Jedi? And most importantly can we fly the Millennium Falcon?Continue reading “NOC Goes to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: Tips and Tricks for Your Visit (Part I)”
On a new episode of Hard NOC Life, our intrepid Star Wars correspondent Constance Gibbs reports back on her snowy adventure in Chicago for Star Wars Celebration.
Soon you’ll be able to visit a galaxy far, far away real, real close to home. Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Disneyland opens May 31, 2019, then Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Disney World opens August 29, 2019. Disney and Lucasfilm previewed their newest theme park attraction at Star Wars Celebration and here’s what we learned.