Star Wars is in the Disney Detective again this week with a new United Airlines Star Wars themed plan as well as Carrie Fishers daughter Billie Lourd’s thoughts on being the keeper of the Princess Leia legacy and we’ll look at Disney walking back some charges after a backlash and class action lawsuit.
This week Disney in the news for a lawsuit alleging discrimination by an autistic man for their current queuing policy for disabled guests. After a rich year at the box office for Disney in 2019 we’ll take a look at the bleak outlook for the mega-company in the 2020 box office year. Then we’ll pay tribute to Disneyland’s customer number 1 from it’s opening day back in 1955.
Encouraging entertainment news indicates the screenwriter of the latest edition to the Star Wars movie franchise will settle the question of “Who is Rey”. Stranger Things is renewed for a fourth season and it’s creators Matt and Ross duffer sign a very lucrative multi-year contract to continue producing content. And finally we look at details just emerging on the much anticipated Billy Joel anthology TV series before we wrap up with our insightful picks of the week.
We dissect the three day Disney extravaganza in Anaheim California that is the largest Disney fan event in the world, the D23 Expo 2019. While it’s impossible to cram three days of convention experience into a single podcast, we break down the most significant announcements and happenings in a concise and detailed analysis and make it easy to understand. From the Halcyon to the Campus we delve into all the major points in this comprehensive podcast.
Disney is turning into a regular fight club with yet another fist fight at a Disney Park. We’ll follow up on the score card from the last fight in Disneyland. Then we’ll talk about how Disney is desperately clawing its way to the top movies spot with it’s desperate attempts to unseat Avatar as the highest grossing movie ever with Avengers End Game. We’ll look at some Doctor Who news, then a few articles about one of our favorite shows The Orville before we finish up with our Insightful Picks of the Week.
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.
This week’s Disney Detective segment dives into news about Disney’s Haunted Mansion’s 50th anniversary at Disneyland. We’ll take a look at how Toy Story 4 is doing at the box office then take a brief look at some casting news regarding the forthcoming live action version of The Little Mermaid.