Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 79 “Queen, Halloween and Haunted Mansion’s Return to the Silver Screen”

In our Disney Detective, looks like Halloween is coming to the Magic Kingdom next month… Disneyland Extends Cast Member Furloughs, But There May Be Hope For Reopening?

Then in our Tales from the Edge of the Galaxy, ‘The Mandalorian’ Star Hints at Moff Gideon’s Darksaber Battles in Season 2. Imagineer Scott Trowbridge Drops Exciting Galaxy’s Edge News

And for our Entertainment News, Queen + Adam Lambert have a new CD/DVD coming this fall… and a New Haunted Mansion Movie!
And then we’ll finish up with our Insightful Picks of the week and a tribute to Chadwick Bosemen.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 63 “Unanswered Questions”

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.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 60 “Furloughs and Landgrabs”

Disney is forced to reluctantly furlough non-essential employees in the wake of the continued shutdown of operations due to COVID-19, but they are still covering their health insurance and Disney execs are taking one for the team as well. At the same time Disney is expanding their landholdings around Disney World in Florida and donating masks and ponchos to health care workers on the frontline of the Coronavirus crisis.

In Star Wars Insights we’ll take a look at a change in writers for the forthcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series set for debut on Disney Plus sometime in the near future. And we say a tearful goodbye to Actor and dialect coach Andre Jack whom fans will recognize him as General Ematt from Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi as well as other Star Wars movies.

In Entertainment News we’ll talk about HBO making over 30 movies and shows available free of charge to help you get through your COVID-19 isolation. And Fran Drescher and the original case of The Nanny will reunite for a Virtual Table read of the original pilot 1992 pilot episode of the show for those stuck at home with nothing to do.

We’ll finish up with our Insightful Picks of the week with a couple of contemporary must see selections for your viewing at home pleasure.

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