March 20, 2015: Weekly Disney News Roundup

* Yesterday, 3/19/15, Magic Kingdom guests were treated to two flyovers and aerial displays over Cinderella Castle by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. Check out the “Disney Parks Blog” for pictures and video.
* Be Our Guest Restaurant in Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland will begin testing a prix-fixe breakfast from 8-10 a.m. starting today and running through June 18th.
* Smokejumpers Grill at Disney’s California Adventure Grizzly Peak Airfield opens today.
* Reservations can be made beginning today for “Wishes Firework Dessert Party” at the Magic Kingdom. Tomorrowland Terrace will be home of this experience.
* “For the First Time in Forever” A Frozen Sing-Along celebration is moving to Hollywood Studios Superstar Television Theater, formerly home of the American Idol Experience. The theater will now be called the Hyperion Theater.
* Disney Egg-stravaganza, a scavenger hunt for Disney themed Easter eggs, will run from March 27th through April 5th, at Disneyland in California and Epcot in Florida.
* MagicBands are set to replace parking passes at WDW resort hotels. Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort and Disney’s Beach Club Villas (DVC) will be the first to undergo the change.
* Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort East Pool will soon close for 8-10 months for refurbishment.
* Registration for Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon filled in about an hour on March 17. (We missed out.)
* A new Muppets Short Series is coming to Disney Jr.
* Disney Channel plans a biopic of Mo’ne Davis, the 13 year old girl who last year became the first girl to pitch a shut out in the Little League World Series: “Throw Like Mo.”
* “Cinderella” opened strong as the top grossing movie for last weekend.

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