This week’s Disney Detective explorers to real possibility of the Disney Parks in the United States possibly not opening for the remainder of the year and what that means for safety, the park visitors and the staff. Abigail Disney is once again in grabbing headlines with her vulgarity laced charges against the Disney company for their recent furlough of park employees. And despite the parks being closed there is a new lawsuit raging against the Frozen ride in Epcot.
Star Wars Insights explores rumored reports of a new Disney+ television show in the works from “Russian Doll” Co-Creator Leslye headland featuring a female-centric point of view. And we’ll also talk about reports that Disney has begun work on The Mandalorian season 3 after having already wrapped production on Season 2 which is due for an October 2020 release.
In Entertainment News we look at some additional offerings of Virtual Experiences from Wizard World with the cast of Grimm, Gotham and The Boys now offering a variety of opportunities to interact with. And we’ll also look at an unexpected connection between Dolly Parton and Buffy the Vampire Slayer that has only recently come to light.
As always we’ll finish up with our Insightful Picks of the Week, another couple of suggestions to help you get through the cabin fever of quarantine.
Disney World is in the news this week doing their part to help through the current crisis by donating foot to a local food bank. Then we’ll give you some ways to pass the time at home with some virtual rides of Disney’s popular parks. We’ll look at Abigail Disney’s reaction to masses of people flocking to Disney parks before their closure to combat the virus. And Disney releases Onward for digital download early to help the folks at home get through these troubled times.
In Star Wars Insights we take a look at the revival of a much beloved character moving from animation to real live action in the upcoming season of The Mandalorian and who has been picked to play the role.
Entertainment news highlights what TV’s fictional hospitals are doing to help combat the spread of the virus. We’ve also got an update on the copyright suit against Katy Perry and Universal Pictures gets into the spirit of giving as it drops some of their content for early on demand streaming for home viewers.
As always we’ll finish up with a few of our Insightful Picks of the Week that will surely help you get through these tough times.
This week we look at some of the harsh criticism lodged against the Disney Corporation and specifically Bob Iger by Disney heiress Abigail Disney. We look at some recently released details for Disney’s new streaming media service. Then we’ll talk about the partnership Disney and Spotify are engaged in. We’ll take a moment to give Disney credit for honoring an american armed forces hero before we take a look at the latest teaser trailer for the new live action Mulan. We’ll talk Emmy nominations, tributes to the Apollo 11 50th anniversary and some “Good Omens” news. As usually we’ll wrap up with our Insightful Picks of the Week for another great podcast.
It’s Avengers Endgame Weekend and we’ve got some news on that, a discussion on some harsh criticism towards Disney by a member of the family and disappointing restrictions for Galaxy’s edge. Our Entertainment news takes a look at details released on the next James Bond film as well as some albums from artists we haven’t heard from for a while. We finish up with a twist to our Insightful Picks of the week to wrap another great podcast.