April 3, 2015: Weekly Disney News Roundup

The baby rhino at Disney’s Animal Kingdom has been named Kiama by popular vote. Her park debut has yet to be announced.
A giant sand sculpture has been added in front of Animal Kingdom to promote the upcoming “Monkey Kingdom” movie.
Rumor that a new attraction (not “Frozen” in Norway) is coming to Epcot in 2016. Check out the full story at wdwnt.com.
Blizzard Beach waterpark at WDW marks its 20th anniversary.
DVC’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows has opened.
A new construction permit suggests change coming to Wilderness Lodge; likely major renovation and conversion of hotel rooms to DVC timeshare villas.
Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto opens at the Polynesian resort.
Disney Cruise Line announces “Tangled: the Musical” will premiere aboard the Disney Magic in November.
Another live-action re-make is in the works by Disney: “Mulan.”
Disney announces a live-action “Winnie the Pooh” movie is in development. When will it end?
Disney has eight winners in Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Award.
Favorite TV Show: Austin and Ally.
Favorite Family TV show: Modern Family.
Favorite TV Actor: Russ Lynch.
Favorite TV Actress: Laura Marano.
Favorite Villian: Angelina Jolie/Maleficent.
Favorite Animated Film: “Big Hero 6.”
Favorite New Artist: Fifth Harmony.
Favorite Female Singer: Selena Gomez

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2 thoughts on “April 3, 2015: Weekly Disney News Roundup”

  1. Excited about a new attraction in Epcot! I hope it’s something on the same excitement caliber as Soarin and Test Track. Epcot is amazing but definitely needs more big name rides like the other parks. And apparently they’re closing Innoventions? That’s a pretty large space they could use. Fingers crossed!

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