Olaf, Elsa and Anna dressed up

Disney Daily News 10/21/23

Here’s the latest news from Disney:

Updates on new movies, shows, and experiences coming to Disney+

  • Marvel Studios’ Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur animated series premieres on April 12, following the adventures of 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her 10-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur.
  • The Mandalorian Season 3 finale premieres on April 19, wrapping up the journey of Din Djarin and Grogu this season on Disney+.
  • Secrets of the Elephants, a new Disneynature documentary series narrated by Natalie Portman, premieres on April 22 for Earth Day. It follows elephant families across Africa using the latest technology.

World of Frozen attraction at Hong Kong Disneyland

  • The World of Frozen land opens on November 20, 2023 at Hong Kong Disneyland, featuring Arendelle theming and two new attractions:
    • Frozen Ever After boat ride through scenes like Elsa’s Ice Palace
    • Wandering Oaken’s Sliding Sleighs family coaster through the forest
  • Inspired by Norwegian culture with architecture, costumes, cuisine, and landscape integrating Lantau Island’s natural vistas.
  • Brings characters like Elsa, Anna, and Olaf to life with advanced Audio-Animatronics technology.

Hey Disney! voice assistant on Alexa devices

  • Launched on June 15, 2023 as an annual subscription through the Alexa Skills store.
  • Provides interactive stories, games, jokes, trivia, soundscapes and more with Disney characters.
  • Features a custom voice assistant called the “Disney Magical Companion” plus 20+ Disney character voices.
  • Works alongside Alexa so you can still use Alexa features and smart home control.
  • Designed to bring Disney resort experiences into homes through immersive entertainment.

MagicBand+ wearable technology launch at Walt Disney World

  • Launching on July 27, 2022 at Walt Disney World in Florida.
  • Interactive wristbands with lights, haptics, and gesture recognition to interact with rides, shows, icons, hotels, and more.
  • Features like lighting up during nighttime shows and playing games during wait times.
  • Part of Disney’s 50th anniversary celebration to enhance guest experiences with technology.
  • Available for pre-order at a discount for hotel guests and annual passholders starting July 21.