Thursday, March 23, 2017

Disney

This image released by Disney shows Dan Stevens as The Beast, left, and Emma Watson as Belle in a live-action adaptation of the animated classic "Beauty and the Beast." (Disney via AP)

BY HUSSAIN AL-QATARI KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Beauty and the Beast was pulled from cinemas in Kuwait on Monday after censors raised concerns over the content of the new film, which includes what has been called the first “gay moment” ...
This image released by Disney XD shows a scene from Disney's "DuckTales," an all-new animated comedy series based on the Emmy Award-winning series starring Scrooge McDuck and his grandnephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, and Donald Duck. (Disney XD via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney’s new version of the 1980s animated series “DuckTales” is getting a cast worth quacking about, including a former Doctor Who. Disney said Friday that David Tennant will be the voice of Scrooge McDuck, the wealthy ...
In this June 10, 2016, file photo, a girl poses with Mickey and Minnie Mouse at the Hong Kong Disneyland in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

BY KELVIN CHAN HONG KONG (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. and Hong Kong are launching a $1.4 billion expansion of the southern Chinese city’s Disneyland resort that includes the company’s first themed areas based on the movie “Frozen” and ...
In this Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, photo, members of the community carry blue balloons onto the football field to stand in the formation of a heart on what would have been Lane Graves' third birthday, during an event in Omaha, Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The parents of the toddler who was killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World in Florida say they will always remember their sweet little boy. Melissa and Matt Graves spoke to a group of several ...
In this April 13, 2016, file photo, Dave Hollis, executive vice president of theatrical distribution for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, discusses the studio's Marvel brand of films during their presentation at CinemaCon 2016, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Disney shutting down ‘Marvel: Avengers Alliance’ games LOS ANGELES (AP) — Avengers, disassemble. Disney announced plans Thursday to shut down the “Marvel: Avengers Alliance” online game series at the end of the month. “Marvel: Avengers Alliance” originally launched on Facebook ...
chef morsmoto's new restaurant in disney springs

The happiest place on Earth has just made the food world a little happier.  After months of anticipation, the newly redesigned Disney Springs is now open.  Once a quaint shopping village, Disney Springs is now a bustling collection of high-end ...
cape romano dome homes

Thank you to everyone for your positive messages and questions regarding last week’s announcement in the Naples Herald to make an underwater reef from the Dome Homes of Cape Romano, a reality. Here are two that I wanted to address ...
In this July 9, 2013, file photo, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Thomas Staggs talks with reporters after arriving at the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho.

BY RYAN NAKASHIMA LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Staggs, the presumed front-runner to replace Bob Iger as, is leaving the company next month. The surprise announcement Monday means Disney will have to look further for Iger’s successor after he steps ...
In this Oct. 29, 2015 file photo, Alex Timbers attends the Broadway opening night for "Therese Raquin" in New York.

BY MARK KENNEDY NEW YORK (AP) — Disney has tapped one of Broadway’s freshest talents to direct one of its most anticipated musicals, “Frozen.” According to a Disney Theatrical Productions announcement Tuesday on Twitter, Alex Timbers will helm the show, ...
This image provided by Disney Interactive shows a scene from the video game, "Disney Infinity." It's the only game where fans can interactively experience the super-secret storyline.

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — There’s a great — and unique— disturbance coming to “Disney Infinity.” Disney is adding content to its popular toys-to-life video game series from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” alongside the film’s much-anticipated release on Friday. Earlier ...
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