Disney News Stories
View:Ongoing Coverage: Pirates of the Caribbean - the film - (Movies)
Original Story: 11/3/2001 Most Recent Story: 11/17/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Pooh Heirs Sue Disney Over Royaties - (General)
Original Story: 6/21/2000 Most Recent Story: 11/13/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Disneyland Coming to Shanghai? - (OD)
Original Story: 6/3/2002 Most Recent Story: 11/6/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Disney and eBay sign auction deal - (Coll,General)
Original Story: 2/8/2000 Most Recent Story: 10/26/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Disney Cruise Line Adds Seven Day Cruise - (OD)
Original Story: 12/8/1999 Most Recent Story: 8/11/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Hong Kong Disneyland - (OD)
Original Story: 8/17/2000 Most Recent Story: 7/10/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Lilo & Stitch - (Movies)
Original Story: 4/16/2002 Most Recent Story: 3/3/2009
Ongoing Coverage: The Chronicles of Narnia News Stories - (Movies)
Original Story: 3/2/2004 Most Recent Story: 1/29/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Child Critically Injured on Cartoon Spin - (DL)
Original Story: 9/24/2000 Most Recent Story: 1/27/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Space Mountain Accident Injures Nine - (DL)
Original Story: 8/2/2000 Most Recent Story: 1/6/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Disney Films Weekend Box Office Totals - (Movies)
Original Story: 4/24/2001 Most Recent Story: 12/10/2008
Ongoing Coverage: Disney Acquires Muppets and Bear - (DL,WDW,OD,Movies,Coll,General)
Original Story: 2/17/2004 Most Recent Story: 9/22/2008
Ongoing Coverage: Gnomeo and Juliet - (Movies)
Original Story: 2/5/2004 Most Recent Story: 8/20/2008
Ongoing Coverage: Finding Nemo - (Movies)
Original Story: 5/13/2003 Most Recent Story: 8/18/2008
Ongoing Coverage: Pixar's Negotiations With Disney - (Movies,General)
Original Story: 1/29/2004 Most Recent Story: 6/2/2008
Ongoing Coverage: Accidents at Disneyland - (DL)
Original Story: 12/21/2001 Most Recent Story: 5/29/2008
Ongoing Coverage: Big Thunder Mountain Kills 1, Injures 10 - (DL)
Original Story: 9/5/2003 Most Recent Story: 4/29/2008
Ongoing Coverage: Broadcast of the Very Merry Christmas Parade - (WDW,Movies)
Original Story: 12/13/1999 Most Recent Story: 6/12/2007
Ongoing Coverage: Comcast Offers $66 million for Disney - (DL,WDW,OD,Movies,Coll,General)
Original Story: 2/11/2004 Most Recent Story: 11/1/2006
Ongoing Coverage: Expedition Everest - (WDW)
Original Story: 3/24/2003 Most Recent Story: 8/1/2006
Ongoing Coverage: Mission SPACE - (WDW)
Original Story: 1/20/2000 Most Recent Story: 6/14/2006
Ongoing Coverage: Disney Shareholders Sue Over Ovitz's Severance - (General)
Original Story: 9/9/2004 Most Recent Story: 6/9/2006
Ongoing Coverage: CEO Michael Eisner Announces Plans to Retire - (DL,WDW,OD,Movies,Coll,General)
Original Story: 9/10/2004 Most Recent Story: 10/6/2005
Ongoing Coverage: Roy E Disney Quits Board, Asks Eisner to Step Down - (DL,WDW,OD,Movies,Coll,General)
Original Story: 11/30/2003 Most Recent Story: 7/19/2005
LPWire: Bring Disney Magic Into Your Kitchen With New Disney Smoothie Maker and Popcorn Popper - (General) (9/29/2004)
A collaborative design effort between Disney and Back to Basics(TM) Products, Inc., the Disney Smoothie Maker and Disney Popcorn Popper are designed for durability and top performance and have a look and feel that fits any modern or traditional kitchen. The new appliances have special safety features and offer simple, step-by-step instructions.
LPWire: The Henry Ford to Create Traveling Exhibit Celebrating 50 Years of Disneyland - (DL) (9/28/2004)
In an unprecedented agreement, Walt Disney Imagineering, the creative design organization behind Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, will loan The Henry Ford up to 500 pieces of original artwork, models, construction drawings, ride vehicles and media materials relating to the architecture and design of Disneyland.
LPWire: LaughingPlace Store Septemer 20 Disney Update - (DL,WDW,Coll) (9/23/2004)
The update features lots of products for little princesses including compact playsets and princess dolls. More than 20 Disney items in all.
LPWire: Hong Kong Disneyland Celebrates "Topping Off'' of Sleeping Beauty Castle - (OD) (9/23/2004)
"This day marks an important step forward in a partnership with Hong Kong that continues to connect people across generations and cultures to the magic of Disneyland," said Disney Parks and Resorts President Jay Rasulo. "As Walt Disney once said, it all started from a daddy with two daughters who wanted a place where they could have fun together. When it opens, Hong Kong Disneyland will serve as an important gateway for bringing the magic of Disney to families across Asia."
LPWire: LaughingPlace Store Septemer 22 Disney Update - (DL,WDW,Coll) (9/23/2004)
The update features the Disney's new pin trading medals and picture frames. More than 25 Disney items in all.
LP: 7th Heaven's Beverley Mitchell Joins in Minnie CHOC Walk - (DL) (9/23/2004)
Young patients at Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), who may not be able to participate in the benefit CHOC Walk at Disneyland Resort on October 3rd, had their own "Minnie CHOC Walk" (including guest Minnie Mouse) through the corridors of the hospital on Wednesday, September 22.
LPWire: Statement of the Board of Directors of the Walt Disney Company - (General) (9/22/2004)
Press release from Disney's Board of Directors highlights their plans to find a successor to Michael Eisner and announce the redesigned Management Incentive Bonus Program.
LPWire: Disney Records "Presents" Gift Guide for Holiday 2004 Season - (General) (9/22/2004)
Disney Records announces various albums coming out for holiday season.
LPWire: Prepare For Magic Carpet Ride with Disney's Aladdin Special Edition Soundtrack - (Movies,Coll) (9/21/2004)
"Disney's Aladdin Special Edition Soundtrack" is set for release on Walt Disney Records on September 28th. The collection features all 21 original tracks plus rare demo recordings of two deleted songs - "Proud of Your Boy" and "High Adventure" - written by the movie's Academy Award(R) winning songwriting team of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.
LPWire: Disney Honors 2004 Disney Legends - (DL,WDW,OD,Movies) (9/20/2004)
On September 17th, the Walt Disney Company today named the 2004 Disney Legends, recognizing individuals who have contributed creativity, innovation and imagination to Disney's rich heritage.
LPWire: Disney CEO Michael Eisner Talks to FORTUNE - (General) (9/20/2004)
In his first wide-ranging interview since he announced his retirement, Disney CEO Michael Eisner tells FORTUNE why he craves drama, still micromanages -- and won't stay on as chairman when he gives up his position as CEO.
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LPWire: Disney Theme Parks Worldwide to Celebrate Halloween - (DL,WDW,OD) (9/20/2004)
Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disneyland, Disneyland and Walt Disney World announce their Halloween celebrations.
LPWire: Disney's Toontown Online Unleashes Pets in Toonivers - (General) (9/20/2004)
Doodles are available now for adoption in exchange for jellybeans, the currency of Toontown online. They can be found at newly unveiled Pet Shops located in each of the Toontown neighborhood playgrounds. Doodles' roles in Toontown mirrors that of real-life pets. They live at their Toon's (players) home and, as with real pets, players need to care for their Doodles to ensure they don't get sad, lonely or hungry.
LPWire: Lilo and Stitch pins, new Princess series featured in LaughingPlace Store Disney update - (DL,WDW,Coll) (9/15/2004)
The latest additions to The LaughingPlace Store
LPWire: Disney Records Annouces Disney Princess, the Ultimate Song Collection - (Coll) (9/15/2004)
Disney Princess: The Ultimate Song Collection" brings together twelve of the very best songs from the Disney Princess repertoire on a compilation that's perfect for royal divas of all ages. The disc features a newly written track - the princess anthem "If You Can Dream" - performed by an ensemble of Disney Princesses singing together for the first time ever, plus a pop version of the song by 13-year-old Lyric Street recording artist Ashley Gearing.
LPWire: 'Tis the Season to Be a Singing Star with "Disney's Karaoke Series: Christmas Favorites" - (Movies,Coll) (9/15/2004)
"Disney's Karaoke Series: Christmas Favorites" contains instrumental and vocal versions of eight beloved holiday favorites: "The Twelve Days of Christmas," "Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer," "We Wish You a Merry Christmas," "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town," "Jingle Bells," "O Christmas Tree," "Deck the Halls" and the Disney holiday carol "From All of Us To All of You."
LPWire: Upper Deck Announces New Exclusive Disney Holiday Collectible Card Set - (DL) (9/14/2004)
The latest addition to the highly popular Disney Treasures series, the spectacular set will include exclusive, never-before-seen cards featuring favorite holiday scenes and characters, and, the upcoming Disney CGI video, "Twice Upon a Christmas," releasing in December. The Disney Holiday Treasures Collectible Card Set will be available in participating stores on September 17.
LP: LaughingPlace Reader Organizes Team for CHOC/Disneyland Resort Walk in the Park 2004 - (Movies) (9/14/2004)
LaughingPlace.com invites readers to participate in the upcoming CHOC Walk. Reader Louise has established the team the LaughingPlace Do-Bees, you can either participate as a walker or select to sponsor one of LP CHOC walkers.
LPWire: Nightmare, Tower of Terror, Costumes and more added to The LaughingPlace Store - (DL,WDW,Coll) (9/13/2004)
The latest additions to The LaughingPlace Store including Nightmare Before Christmas items, Tower of Terror merchandise, a new antenna topper, pins, halloween costumes and much more.
LPWire: Disney's Board of Directors Respond to Eisner's Decision - (General) (9/10/2004)
Statement issued by Sen. George Mitchell, Chairman of Disney's Board of Directors, on behalf of the Board in response to Michael Eisner's letter to the Board stating his plans to retire as CEO after his present agreement concludes on Sept. 30, 2006.
LPWire: CalPERS Issues Statement on Eisner's Letter - (General) (9/10/2004)
Sean Harrigan, President of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) issued the following statement today about the retirement of Michael Eisner, Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company.
LPWire: Disney Legend Frank Thomas Dies at Age 92 - (Movies) (9/10/2004)
Frank Thomas, one of the most talented, inventive and influential animators in the history of the art form, a member of Walt Disney's elite "Nine Old Men," and a pioneering animator who worked on many classic shorts and features during his 43-year career at the Disney Studios, passed away on Wednesday (9/8) at his home in Flintridge, California. He was 92 years old.
LPWire: New 'ABC Kids Zone' Welcomes Power Rangers and 'Phil of the Future' Stars to DCA - (DL,Movies) (9/10/2004)
Located in the Hollywood Pictures Backlot area of Disney's California Adventure, "ABC Kids Zone" will feature music and sing-alongs with Radio Disney, games and prizes, and favorite ABC Kids characters during ABC Primetime Preview Weekend, September 10 - 12, 2004.
LPWire: Latin Rhythm Nights Shakes Up Downtown Disney Pleasure Island Sep 22 - (WDW) (9/10/2004)
Latin Rhythm Nights/Al Ritmo de Noches Latinas will present a sizzling showcase of live Latin music featuring salsa, mariachi and Norteno performances at Downtown Disney Pleasure Island Sept. 22. Headliners include Oscar D'Leon, Grupomania and Victor Manuelle. Performances will take place on the Downtown Disney Pleasure Island West End Stage beginning at 8 p.m. There is no admission charge to experience the concert.
Ongoing Coverage: Disney Legend Frank Thomas Dies, 92 - (Movies)
Original Story: 9/9/2004 Most Recent Story: 9/9/2004
LPWIre: Latest Disney additions to The LaughingPlace Store - (DL,WDW,Coll) (9/9/2004)
This update features more than 30 items including several new Halloween items.
LPWire: MouseEarVactions.com COO Named 2004 A-List Travel Agent for Disney Destinations - (WDW) (9/9/2004)
Travel + Leisure Magazine released their second annual A-List of Travel Agents, recognizing those agents whose knowledge, connections and commitment to service make them the best in their field. After extensive interviews by the editors, Rebekah Mahnken, CTC, Chief Operating Officer of MouseEarVacations.com (a division of Cruising Co Etc) has been named the 2004 A-List Travel Agent for Disney destinations. The announcement appears in the September 2004 edition of the magazine.
Ongoing Coverage: Hurricane Frances Hits Central Florida - (WDW)
Original Story: 9/7/2004 Most Recent Story: 9/7/2004
LPWire: Latest Disney Additions to The LaughingPlace Store - (WDW,Coll) (9/7/2004)
The latest additions of Disney merchandise to The LaughingPlace Store.
LPWire: Hollywood Records' "Ladder 49'' Soundtrack Features New Music by Robbie Robertson - (Movies) (9/2/2004)
For new movie "Ladder 49," about a group of Baltimore firefighters, songwriting legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Robbie Robertson penned "Shine Your Light," as a tribute and in celebration of these everyday heroes. It's a stunning track that recalls the enduring material of "Music From Big Pink" and "The Band," both landmark albums from the songwriter's former group.
LPWire: Latest Disney additions to The LaughingPlace Store - (DL,WDW,Coll) (9/2/2004)
The latest additions include more Holidays items, pins, t-shirts and much more.
LPWire: Mosaic Partners with Buena Vista Home Entertainment - (General) (9/2/2004)
Mosaic, a field sales and marketing company whose people drive sustained value by bringing brands to life at the "moment of truth," today announced a two-year agreement with Buena Vista Home Entertainment to continue providing merchandising services for the company in markets nationwide. Mosaic will service all Buena Vista Home Entertainment products, including Miramax, Touchstone, Hollywood Pictures, Dimension and Walt Disney Pictures.
LPWire: America's Swim Heroes Begin 12-city tour at Walt Disney World - (WDW) (9/1/2004)
America's first-ever eight-time medalist Michael Phelps and his gold medalist teammates Lenny Krayzelburg and Ian Crocker, in their first public appearances in the United States since winning in Greece, were back in the water Tuesday -- this time at Walt Disney World Resort's Typhoon Lagoon with young American swimming stars of tomorrow.