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Promos for Sunday night’s Secrets and Lies season finale promised viewers they would finally know who killed Tom Murphy. However, those who wanted to get the full story needed to head to their computers or mobile devices.

During the show’s credits, an ad directed fans to Cornell: Confidential on Once there, viewers could watch a four-and-a-half minute epilogue scene entitled “14 Months Later” that added an extra twist to the aired program.

This isn’t the first time ABC or other networks have saved exclusive content for the web. In fact, the Cornell: Confidential site features other deleted scenes from the surprise hit series. However, it’s rare that a scene that could potentially alter the events of the preceding 60 minutes (and entire 10-episode season) is pushed to a network website.

With last week’s episode of Secrets and Lies being its highest rated of the season, there’s a strong chance of a season two on the horizon. If that’s the case, maybe this “confidential” epilogue will make it to prime time.



Watch the web-exclusive scene for Secrets and Lies here:

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Josh Trank will no longer direct the second installment of the Star Wars Anthology films. After the news of his exit was reported by Variety, a statement was released by the studio saying, “It was a privilege to collaborate with Josh. We are grateful for the energy and love of Star Wars that he brought to the process, and we wish him all the best.”

Last month, Trank was a no-show at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim where he was to co-headline a panel with Rogue One director, Gareth Edwards. At the time, Trank was said to have woken up ill. This was confirmed later by a tweet, however some found it odd that a trailer for Fox’s Fantastic Four reboot (which he directed) coincidentally debuted on the same day.

The yet untitled film has plenty of time to find a new director, as it will follow The Force Awakens in December, Rogue One in 2016, and Episode VIII in 2017.

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Playbill will celebrate its second annual Playbill Pride initiative with a special event on June 13celebrating family diversity. Family Day OUT, a partnership with Disney Theatrical Productions and Family Equality Council, is sponsored by Amtrak and will bring together LGBT families, friends and allies who believe that all families are equal and deserve the same respect and protections under the law.

Family Day OUT kicks off at 11AM with a pre-matinee party and lunch at Times Square’s B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, where families have a chance to meet cast members from Disney’s Broadway productions of Aladdin and The Lion King, participate in hands-on activities hosted by Disney Teaching Artists, and celebrate Family Equality Council — the nation’s leading advocacy group committed to securing family equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer parents. Family Day OUT will continue with select seating at the 2PM matinee performances of Aladdin and The Lion King.

“As a proud adoptive parent, I know how vital stability and love is to the development of a child. No one should be denied the right to provide that love solely based on his or her sexual orientation,” said Philip Birsh, President & CEO of Playbill. “I am very proud to be an ally in the fight for family equality and thrilled to host an event with my friends at Disney Theatrical Productions and Family Equality Council toward that end.”

“We’re thrilled to partner with Playbill and Philip Birsh on this celebration,” said Thomas Schumacher, President and Producer Disney Theatrical Productions.  “We at Disney Theatrical are proud to have stood for diversity and inclusion since we started producing on Broadway more than 20 years ago and this event is a perfect opportunity to support that.”

“We are proud to partner with Playbill on this event,” adds Gabriel Blau, Executive Director of Family Equality Council. “The LGBTQ community has long and deep ties with the Broadway world. We are thrilled both groups can unite this day to celebrate our children and support equality for every family.”

“Amtrak is proud to be an official sponsor of Family Day OUT,” said Darlene Abubakar, Senior Director of National Advertising and Marketing Programs at Amtrak. “We look forward to sharing the benefits and unique experience rail travel provides for all families.”

Tickets for Family Day OUT go on sale May 1. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Family Equality Council. 

Visit for more information.

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Following the conclusion of the current Tomorrowland preview, Epcot will be presenting a preview of Pixar’s Inside Out at the Magic Eye Theater inside the Imagination Pavilion. The new preview will begin May 30. Disney has not confirmed whether a preview of Inside Out will be coming to the Disneyland Resort at this time.

Previously, it was reported that Captain EO would be returning to Epcot following the Tomorrowland preview. It is unknown if Captain EO’s return is cancelled or just delayed.

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This May, witness the strangest Battleworld has to offer as untold tales of this new, patchwork planet unfold in SECRET WARS JOURNAL #1! Jam packed with two explosive stories each issue, experience the Secret Wars from a completely new side as rising star creators bring you high octane adventure! This issue, writer Prudence Shen and artist Ramon Bachs bring you the Young Avengers of 1602! Is Lady Kate the nefarious Arrowhead Bandit who robs from the rich and gives to the poor using her hawk-like eyes? Then, writer Michael Rosenberg and artist Luca Pizzari take you to the realm of Egyptia. Can the enslaved X-Men there overthrow their tyrannical overlord Khonshu? Find out this May as two tales of the Secret Wars come to comic shops and digital devices in SECRET WARS JOURNAL #1!

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On Saturday, May 2, Disney Store will celebrate the grand opening of its remodeled store at Sunvalley Shopping Center in Concord, CA. One of The Walt Disney Company’s premier retail destinations, Disney Store offers guests a magical and immersive shopping experience through its unique store design, storytelling elements and one-of-a-kind team of Cast Members.

Remodeled to include unique elements including a blue Pixie Dust Trail, Magical Trees, Disney Store Theater and Storytelling Neighborhoods featuring Disney, Marvel and Star Wars product statements, the Store also includes design elements exclusive to Concord. As guests enter the Store and look above, they will see a customized skyline incorporating local landmarks – including the Galindo House and Salvio Pacheco Square – in addition to classic Disney features and magical storytelling moments.

“Disney Store brings a distinctly Disney experience to hometowns throughout the U.S. with a focus on ‘creating magical moments for guests of all ages,’ and our Cast Members are looking forward to bringing this magic to life in Concord for all to enjoy,” said Jonathan Storey, vice president, Disney Store North America. “At Disney Store, you can shop an exclusive assortment of product in an immersive environment that is grounded in the rich history of Disney’s storytelling.”

During the grand opening celebration on Saturday, May 2, one lucky guest will be invited to “unlock imagination” and officially open the Sunvalley Shopping Center Disney Store. This tradition will continue after grand opening day, as the Store will “unlock imagination” every morning, giving guests an opportunity to participate in a special and unforgettable Disney Store experience.

This year, the grand opening ceremony will feature a festive new song, special appearances and a little bit of Pixie Dust to officially open the Store to guests. Additionally, the first 500 guests to attend the grand opening celebration will receive a free gift. From noon to 4 p.m., a meet-and-greet with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will take place in the Grand Court, with an opportunity for guests to take photos with the characters*.

In celebration of Star Wars Day, May the Fourth Be With You, Disney Store locations, including the one at Sunvalley Shopping Center, will host a special in-store activity on Monday, May 4, 2015. During the day, Stores will have an exciting galactic atmosphere as music and clips play from the films and television series. Guests will also be able to take part in Star Wars themed in-store events including**:

  • Star Wars: A New Hope Story Time – Guests in attendance will receive a free Star Wars Page Clip.
  • Star Wars: Ways of the Force – An event where Guests learn how to use the Force and help to fly a virtual X-wing.
  • Learn to Draw R2-D2 – Guests will leave with their very own drawing of this lovable droid.
  • Spontaneous entertainment such as Trivia will also take place.

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The highly anticipated “Star Wars Rebels” season two is set to premiere on SATURDAY, JUNE 20 (9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD. The season will kick-off with a special one-hour movie event “Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal.” Following the one-hour movie event, the season will continue to rollout new episodes in the fall.  Recently revealed at Star Wars Celebration, the exciting new season is filled with more thrilling adventures with the Rebels that will include appearances by fan-favorite characters Darth Vader, Ahsoka Tano, Captain Rex, Wolffe and Gregor.

Additionally, Disney XD will be celebrating “May the 4th Be With You,” the fan-proclaimed Star Wars holiday, beginning FRIDAY, MAY 1 through MONDAY, MAY 4. The force-filled programming weekend will include the following:

  • “Star Wars Rebels: The Ultimate Guide,” a half-hour special recapping the entire first season of “Star Wars Rebels” will debut Monday, May 4(8:00 p.m., ET/PT)
  • Marathons of “Star Wars Rebels” season one and “LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles.”
  • Sneak peek at “LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales,” an all-new series of event specials that will premiere on Disney XD this summer.
  • Star Wars-inspired episodes of “Phineas and Ferb,” “Kickin’ It” and “Lab Rats.”

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The stones are calling to one another, and the most powerful artifact in the Marvel Universe will be re-assembled in INFINITY GAUNTLET #1! From blockbuster creators Gerry Duggan (Deadpool, Nova) and Dustin Weaver (Edge of Spider-Verse) comes an explosive cosmic tale of life, death, family and the things we do for survival. Welcome to New Xandar to the south of Battleworld. Once a beautiful city-state, an invasion from a neighboring zone has left it a barren post-apocalyptic mess. In this hellish wasteland, Anwen Bakian and her family struggle and claw to survive. Mom left years ago to join the Nova Force, only she never came back. Now it’s just Anwen, her dad, sister and grandfather – all alone in a realm dominated by giant killer insects. Until she finds a mysterious stone that may or may not unlocks incredible cosmic power! Only, now she’ll find herself begin hunted by those who seek the stone for their own – including the madman known as Thanos! Witness the beginning of a hero’s journey as a Duggan and Weaver flip the cosmic side of the Marvel Universe on its ear when the gauntlet is thrown in INFINITY GAUNTLET #1 – coming to comic shops and digital devices this May!

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Today, Disney Publishing Worldwide, the world’s largest publisher of children’s books and apps, announced Frozen: Early Science, a series of apps grounded in early science principles, featuring favorite characters and stories from the award-winning animated film, Frozen. The new series of apps is the latest offering from Disney Imagicademy, the company’s technology-driven learning initiative for families with children 3 to 8.

Featuring four distinctly different apps, early science concepts are introduced through activities especially designed for children ages 3 to 5 that encourage learning by creating, making and experimenting. The first Frozen: Early Science app is available now on the App Store, and three more Frozen: Early Science apps will launch between now and July.

“We are excited to introduce early learners to another educational concept in a fun and uniquely Disney way,” said Jeff Sellinger, senior vice president, Disney Learning. “The Frozen: Early Science apps bring together Frozen’s hugely popular story and characters with an early sciences curriculum developed in conjunction with education experts and academics. The goal of Disney Imagicademy has always been to inspire children’s natural curiosity, and what better subject to do that with than science – where discovery and experimentation is at the heart of learning.”

The Frozen: Early Science apps are designed to reward observation, experimentation and deduction, skills that are the building blocks of the scientific process. Each app features environments, themes and beloved characters from the Academy Award-winning film, including Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff, Sven and more.

Disney Imagicademy is such a wonderful initiative and we are thrilled that Frozen characters are featured in the program,” said Peter Del Vecho, producer, Frozen. “The focus on science is a perfect fit with each activity being an extension of the film’s storyline. It feels good to know that fans around the world will be able to practice early science skills with their favorite Frozen friends in a new, authentic and educational experience.”

“All children have the capacity and propensity to explore, observe and discover the world around them,” adds Dr. Stacy Sinclair, adjunct professor at USC’s Rossier School of Education, associate professor at Loyola Marymount, and one of Disney’s collaborators in developing Disney Imagicademy Frozen: Early Science. “These are the basic aspects of understanding early science skills, and as an educator who develops science curriculum for children in kindergarten through twelfth grade, I believe that tools like Frozen: Early Science can help children in their early years develop a lifelong love of science.”

The Disney Imagicademy Frozen: Early Scienceapps provide children with five total experiences that feature fundamental tools and concepts grounded in an early-sciences curriculum, including:

Phases of Matter and Life Science

  • “Cooking Creations” – Children are invited to help Oaken – owner of Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post and Sauna – and Olaf prepare a variety of creative and delicious dishes for Queen Elsa. With more than 35 ingredients and various preparation tools to experiment with, children can follow basic recipes or create their own. Cooking play exposes children to principles of state changes when they add or subtract heat, causing substances to melt, freeze, or evaporate. The game also provides the opportunity to observe water in solid, gas and liquid forms.
  • “Reindeer Care” – Children work alongside Kristoff, Anna and Sven as they groom, diagnose, and care for baby reindeer. Role-playing a reindeer care specialist, children learn to see and meet the basic needs of baby reindeer for food, water, hygiene and rest. By treating reindeer ailments and taking care of the reindeer calves, children can make connections to their own health and personal care. Using their powers of observation, children begin to generalize about what it takes to keep animals healthy and happy!


  • “Growing Garden” – With Anna and Olaf’s assistance, children learn about the basic needs of plants by growing their very own customized garden. As they help seeds grow into adult plants, junior gardeners observe how water, sunlight and nutrients affect their plants and how they grow. With patience and care, children can grow a variety of trees, flowers, fruits and vegetables. They can even experiment with creating designer hybrid plants in Olaf’s greenhouse!

Engineering Design

  • “Ice Structures” – Children will work with Elsa to build ice bridges and ramps that help an adorable reindeer calf get to a delicious basket of carrots. Through more than 100 levels, children will experiment with balance and structural integrity, use logic and reasoning, and hone their design sensibilities. In addition, they’ll use their creativity to design breathtaking ice lodges for the Arendelle Nature Park!

Ecosystems and Zoology

  • “Forest Wilderness” – Children are invited to explore the Arendelle forest with Olaf and Kristoff. As they look for animals in the wilderness, children can observe and interact with a variety of wildlife in their natural habitat. They can also see how the seasons affect the forest environment and, as a result, animal behaviors. Children will delight in making surprising animal discoveries as they make their way through the forest!

All Frozen: Early Science apps connect to the Disney Imagicademy Parents app, giving parents the ability to see what their children are discovering, making and building in the apps. The Parents app was created with the belief that parents and caring adults are an integral part of every child’s learning process. It provides parents a window into their child’s accomplishments digitally and remotely, as well as ideas to extend the principles of observation, experimentation and deduction into the everyday world.

Frozen: Early Science is available now for $6.99, and Disney Imagicademy Parents, available for free, can be downloaded now for iPad and iPhone on the App Store. Additional Frozen: Early Science apps will be available in the App Store by early summer.