Magical Monday

Magical Monday

My head is spinning from all the Disney news this weekend released at the D23 Expo. The company, about to celebrate 100 years, made a bunch of announcements regarding movies, TV, theme parks and more.

Movie Highlights: Harrison Ford got emotional talking about “Indiana Jones 5” coming out June 30, 2023. PIXAR’s Inside Out 2 is coming, Jamie Lee Curtis confirmed for Madame Leota in The Haunted Mansion remake.

TV: Mandalorian Season 3, “Raven’s Home” is getting a season 6, “Muppets Mayhem” comes to Disney+ next year, the trailer is out for “The Santa Clauses” starring Tim Allen, High School Musical 4: The Reunion will be a mixture of the original cast and the series cast on Disney+ and Descendants 4 is a go!

Marvel: “Secret Invasion” trailer was released and brings back Samuel L Jackson in a thrilling way. “LOKI” season 2 is coming next year. Anthony Mackie returns as Captain America for “Captain America: New World Order” in 2024. We finally know who the Thunderbolts will be- Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine), David Harbour (Red Guardian), Hannah John-Kamen (Ghost), Wyatt Russell (John Walker/U.S. Agent), and Sebastian Stan (James “Bucky” Barnes/The Winter Soldier), Olga Kurylenko (Taskmaster), and Florence Pugh (Yelena Belova)!!!

Theme Parks: Avengers Campus is expanding in Disneyland where you can now meet The Hulk and a third attraction is coming featuring every Marvel character!! Also, in Disneyland BayMax is taking over as the Pacific Warf in Disney California Adventure becomes San Fransokyo!

Tiana’s Adventure will officially replace Splash Mountain in 2024. Tron Lightcycle opens in Magic Kingdom Spring 2023, Moana the Way of Water opens in Epcot next year as well. THEY ARE BRINGING BACK THE HAPPILY EVER AFTER FIREWORKS!!!!

The 6th ship for Disney Cruise Line was unveiled, Disney Treasure, which will have an adventure theme ad set sail in 2024.

There was so much more to talk about too!

(Image: AP Newsroom)