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Disney News Round-Up: New Disney Dooney & Bourke Designs, Talking Skull Returns to Pirates of the Caribbean, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another round-up of Disney news. Today we're talking about the new Disney Dooney & Bourke collections coming to the Disney Parks this summer, the return of the talking skull on Pirates of the Caribbean, and much more.

Disney News Round-Up: Learn to Speak Na’vi, New Photo Capture at Pirates of the Caribbean, and More

Happy Monday! We're back with another Disney news round-up. Today we have news about Pandora - The World of Avatar, a new attraction photo at Pirates of the Caribbean in the Magic Kingdom, and much more.

Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour Now Available at the Magic Kingdom

If you've ever wanted to get the VIP treatment at the Magic Kingdom and have a chance to ride up to 10 "classic" attractions, there's a new tour that might interest you. We're talking about the new four-hour Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour.

Pirate’s Adventure at the Magic Kingdom Adds New Incentive for Players

If you've ever wanted to sail the high seas with Captain Jack Sparrow, there's an interactive game at the Magic Kingdom just for you (or your kids). Pirate's Adventure: Treasure of the Seven Seas gives guests the chance to play the role of a pirate recruit in Adventureland.

The Walt Disney Studios Changes Release Date for ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’

That disturbance you felt in the Force? It was just millions of Star Wars fans crying out on Facebook and Twitter when they heard that Episode VIII won't be released until December 15, 2017, seven very long months after its original release date of May 26, 2017.

Pirates of the Caribbean Closing for Refurbishment on May 11

If you're headed to the Magic Kingdom this summer there is one less FastPass+ you'll need. Pirates of the Caribbean is closing down May 11 for a several-months-long refurbishment and won't be open again until sometime in September.

Ship Used in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Series Sinks in the Caribbean

Call it the real curse of the Black Pearl.

A ship used in Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean film series recently sunk off the coast of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The ship, The Brig Unicorn, was sailing to St. Lucia for repairs and "encountered difficulties" and then sank. There were nine crew members and a captain on board at the time, but no one was hurt in the accident. All crew members were rescued by the St. Vincent Coast Guard.

Pirates of the Caribbean Celebrates its 40th Anniversary at the Magic Kingdom

Pirates of the Caribbean celebrated its 40th anniversary at the Magic Kingdom on December 15.

The original Pirates of the Caribbean opened in Disneyland in 1967, taking guests back in time to a pirate-filled Caribbean complete with cannons, swordfights, and songs. The Magic Kingdom's Pirates attraction opened in 1973 and was one of the park's first major additions after its 1971 opening.

Disney Announces Closure of ‘Toontown’ and Other Virtual World Online Games

With the highly-anticipated release of the new Disney Infinity it seems that perhaps there isn't room for a few older online games as the Walt Disney Company has announced that it is closing down the decade-old Toontown Online video game.

The game will shut down September 19, along with the Pirates of the Caribbean Online and Disney Fairies Pixie Hollow. The company said that it is shifting development focus toward other online and mobile play experiences including Club Penguin.

Florida Author Sues Disney over ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Films

Florida-based author Royce Matthew has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against The Walt Disney Company alleging that his work was taken and used in the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise.

This is not the first time Matthew has sued Disney.

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What to do When it Rains on Your Disney World Vacation

You know the old saying "A rainy day at Disney World is better than a rainy day at home?" Well, it's true! If it's going to rain and I'm at Disney World it is certainly going to be a better day than if it rains and I'm stuck at home. But, you might wonder, what should/can we do when it rains on our vacation? The answer " anything you want!

The Redhead Gets A New Role As More Changes Announced For Pirates of the Caribbean

The famous auction scene in Pirates of the Caribbean with its bawdy redhead and rowdy bidding pirates has been a beloved staple of this classic Disney attraction since the very beginning. But as with all things Disney, it's subject to change -

Gear Up Now Mates, Because Dead Men Tell No Tales

Ahoy my fashion savvy friends! It's almost time for the premier of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dean Men Tell No Tales. The last installment of the blockbuster movie franchise based off of the classic Disney Parks attraction Pirates of the Caribbean. Fun new shirts and accessories have been released for men and women alike. So - "shift yer cargo, dearie" and make room for some new booty from the DisneyStore.com

45 Things to Love About the Magic Kingdom in Honor of the Theme Park’s 45th Anniversary Year

The Magic Kingdom celebrated its 45th anniversary on October 1 so it seems like a good time to expand on our top 10 list of things to love about the Magic Kingdom and take it all the way to 45! When you sit down and really think about it, there are more than 45 things you might love about the Magic Kingdom, but somehow we narrowed it down..

Ten Things to Love About the Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom is celebrating its 45th anniversary this October so it only seems fitting to spend some time talking about 10 things we love about the original Walt Disney World Resort theme park. This park is more than just the iconic attractions that we all know and love, so let's check out what made the list this time around.

Disney History: Adventureland Then & Now

Adventure is calling! Nestled among the foliage, a land that is part Middle East, part Caribbean, part Jungles of the World has been delighting guests for nearly 40 years. The landscape has changed a bit over time, but the sense of adventure remains intact.

Tortuga Tavern: A Seasonal Quick Service Spot at the Magic Kingdom

If you happen to be visiting the Magic Kingdom during the busy summer months, spring break, or even during the winter holiday season you might have a chance to dine at Tortuga Tavern. This quick service spot serves Mexican fare and is only open seasonally for lunch and dinner, which means if the crowds are big enough you'll probably be able to dine there.

The Top 10 Things We Love Most about the Magic Kingdom

For many people when they hear the words "I'm going to Disney World" the first image that comes to mind is Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom. As the original theme park at Walt Disney World Resort the Magic Kingdom is pretty much synonymous with the words 'Walt Disney World.'

The Top 10 Can't-Miss Walt Disney World Attractions

It isn't easy to list the top 10 Walt Disney World Attractions. The four theme parks have so many incredible dark rides, thrill rides, and classic rides that making any kind of top 10 list is a bit of a challenge.

But we aren't afraid of a challenge. Unless that challenge includes riding Expedition Everest, then we're afraid. And so, without further ado here is a list of what we consider to be the top 10 attractions at Walt Disney World.

Rides That Never Were: Walt Disney World - Western River Expedition

As Walt Disney World park guests pass hurriedly through Frontierland to join the queue lines for Splash Mountain and Big Thunder, many will be blissfully unaware of the history attached to this corner of the park. A conceived but unrealized attraction, Disney's Western River Expedition & Thunder Mesa have now become something of a legend amongst Disney Imagineers and officiandos.