Wish is now playing in theaters, and Disneyland Resort wants to celebrate the film’s theatrical run by inviting guests to meet Asha for a limited time.Continue reading “Disney Brings ‘Wish’ to Life with Asha Character Greetings at Disneyland Resort”
The Marvels is the first time Marvel Studios has delivered a female-led ensemble, with two of the film’s leads being POC. And now, just as Avengers Campus has done with nearly all MCU feature films that have been released in the past, they are welcoming Carol Danvers, Kamala Khan, and Captain Monica Rambeau at Disney California Adventure.Continue reading “‘The Marvels’ Take Flight at Avengers Campus”
Last year, Disneyland Resort’s Paradise Pier underwent renovations to transform from its original beach and nautical-themed hotel into a full-fledged Pixar-themed hotel. The hotel itself didn’t close as Imagineers and construction crews added and remodeled around the structure, while still being able to provide guests the same service and amenities. Now Disneyland Resort announced that Pixar Place Hotel will open January 30, 2024.Continue reading “Pixar Place Hotel to Open in January 2024”
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”
When Hawkeye introduced us to Rogers: The Musical’s “Save the City” number, MCU fans wondered if they would ever experience a Marvel Musical in real life in any shape or form. Shortly afterward, D23 attendees got an exclusive answer when that same number was performed live in front of an audience.Continue reading “Disney California Adventure’s ‘Rogers: The Musical’ is a Smashing Showstopper”
Space Jam: A New Legacy is hitting theaters this week. And last night, the stars of the film, plus a few other special guests, took to the purple carpet to celebrate the looniest, toon-iest, basketball extravaganza on screen in the past 25 years!Continue reading “‘Jam’-tastic Night at the ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ World Premiere”
Earlier this week, Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, CA got jammed (I know. As a Parks and Rec fan I shouldn’t do anything to glorify scumbag Jeremy Jamm, but the pun was right there, okay?)! And the Looney Tunes took over, with their good friends, Don Cheadle, Eric Bauza, and King James himself, Lebron James!Continue reading “‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Takes Over Six Flags”
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)”
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.
Not so long ago, my family and I went to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios, in Southern California. In a word, it was amazing. Despite my being too broad-shouldered (and totally crushed) that I couldn’t fit into the seat for “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” (my wife and daughter said it was the single best ride of their lives), the trip was worth the drive to get there. So was waiting in the horrendous lines. What rendered moot any complaints of inconvenience was the near-constant look of awe and wonder on my daughter’s face.