The Walt Disney company is an ever-changing business. It seems like every day there is some type of news that comes from it. Whether its a new movie announcement, a ride that is being refurbished, of they are coming out with a new Mickey shaped treat! There is just always something going on. Sometimes its hard to keep up with it all. So I have decided to do a breif Friday weekly round-up of news called ‘This Week in Disney News’, or ‘
1. New Clip from Toy Story 4
Good Morning America premiered an exclusive clip from “Toy Story 4”! This new clip features Woody, Bo Peep, Jessie, Buzz, Slinky Dog, and Barbies trying to help RC who is outside stuck in the rain.
2. New Interface for Mobile Ordering on My Disney Experience App
This new interface looks a lot easier to navigate! This update features new photos of the food on the menu and new icons to help you sort through the menu.
There is also a little slider on the top of the menu that changes depending on what part of the menu you are looking at.
If you haven’t done mobile ordering yet, I highly suggest it! Its a great time saver!
3. New Character inspired Themed Cones Coming to
First up, Dole Whip (and Moana) fans rejoice! A new Disney treat is heading your way by the end of the month. Disney describes the Hei Hei Cone as a Blue Cone filled with a layer of Pineapple Dole Whip, Raspberry Soft-serve, Sugar-Piece Eyes
Next, Storybooks Treats will soon be offering The Lost Princess Cone. This treat will be inspired by our favorite Lost Princess, Rapunzel! This
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4. “Star Wars: Episode IX” Has Officially Completed Filming!
Ahh, I am so excited about this!! J.J. Abrams has announced on Twitter that filming for photography for “Star Wars: Episode IX” has officially been completed. No word yet on when a teaser trailer (or regular trailer for that matter) will be released, but let’s cross our fingers and hope it happens soon!
5. New Mickey Minnie Waffle Treat Coming to Magic Kingdom
I think I am about to die of cuteness!! Mickey AND Minnie Waffles with ICE CREAM?! I can eat this for the rest of my life and be happy. You can find this at Sleepy Hollow in Magic Kingdom.
6. New Floral Ears Coming to Disney This Spring
How cute are these?! Disney seems to really be stepping up their Mickey/Minnie ear game recently. No word yet on the exact date these will be released, as Disney has only said that they will be coming out ‘soon’.
7. New Play Pavilion Will Replace Wonders of Life at Epcot
Exciting things are coming to Epcot just in time for its 50th
8. New Epcot Park Entrance Announced
Epcot is going through a world of change! Coming soon, Epcot will have a new entrance that will be themed to the original park entrance. (probably to coincide with their upcoming 50th anniversary). As you can see from the photo above, the entrance will have new pathways, more greenery, and a newly reimagined fountain. Worried about what they will do with Leave A Legacy? Never fear! Disney will move it to an area just outside the park’s gateway.