August 2019

Coke Bottles

Galaxy Edge “Thermal Detonator” Coke Bottles Banned By TSA

The collectible bottles and sought after souvenirs are sold exclusively at the Star Wars lands have been prohibited on flights as they look too much like replica explosives.

Items that look like replicated explosives are not allowed on aircraft as it is feared they will cause confusion for TSA screeners at airports security checkpoints.

Wed, 08/28/2019 - 14:45

Disney Sony Standoff Ends Spiderman within MCU

Spiderman’s film rights are owned by Sony, and he was able to appear in the Marvel films, like Avengers: Endgame, because of a deal between Sony and Marvel – owned by Disney.

Spiderman is a Marvel comic book character, but the film rights were bought in 1999 by Sony.  They made five films with the character, three with Tobey Maguire and two with Andrew Garfield.

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 12:00
mulan tweet

Boycott Urged For Mulan After Star Backs HK Police

Chinese actress Yifei, a naturalised US citizen, reposted a pro-police comment on Chinese social media platform Weibo.

The territory has been the scene for pro-democracy protests over the past 10 weeks, some of which have turned violent. The police have been accused of being heavy handed by Rights groups and the UN.

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 11:45
Lady & The Tramp

New Image of Live Action Remake of Lady & The Tramp Released

Charlie Bean will direct the film, with voices from Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux, as well as Janelle Monáe, Sam Elliott, Benedict Wong, Kiersey Clemons, Yvette Nicole Brown, Thomas Mann, Ashley Jensen, Arturo Castro and Adrian Martinez.

The behind-the-scenes stories are Justas adorable, with Bean employing a canine cast of rescue dogs who then went on to find their “forever homes” once production had ended.

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 11:24
Disney Train Set

LEGO Have Revealed a First Look It’s New Disney Train Set

LEGO fans can celebrate today, as the Danish toy manufacturer has released photos of its latest design – and it’s 2,900 pieces makes it one of the biggest and most extravagant to date.

Working with Disney, to toy giant has created the iconic Disney train, inspired by those seen in its theme parks.

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 11:37
Mickey fang club t-shirt

New 2019 Halloween Merchandise

There are "Mickey Fang Club" t-shirts, Jack o'Lanterns and even Halloween style Mickey and Minnie plush toys. Also available will be a whole host of clothing and accessories, including spirit jerseys, hats and two new Loungefly backpacks.

If you are looking to channel your inner evil queen, then are dresses and t-shirts, as well as poison apple mugs and home decor items, and as always, a while host of " A Nightmare Before Christmas" merchandise.

All of these items will be available on both coasts during the spooky period.


Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:17
USA sign

ESTA Change Comes Into Force

"The ESTA website will be updated on August 5, 2019. All ESTA applications that are in a pending payment status at the time of the update will be archived. Applicants impacted will have to reapply after the update is complete. Citizens of participating Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries traveling to the United States are strongly encouraged to apply for an ESTA at the time of booking their trip and no later than 72 hours prior to departure."

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 10:44
Home Alone

Disney To Remake Home Alone

Bob Iger has said that there will "reimaginations” of Night at the Museum, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Cheaper by the Dozen. Disney acquired these franchises after it bought 20th Century Fox.

Disney+ is expected to hit the UK next year, with a November launch date scheduled for the U.S. Prices have been rumoured to be £6.99 a month to rival Netflix. It will host more than 7,500 TV episodes and 400 movies, including new content from both the Star Wars and Marvel franchises.

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 10:37

Disney Trying To Stop Unauthorised Avengers Themed Bulletproof Backpacks

The “ballistic shield” bags were aimed at being available for the “back to school” market, but sales have spiked in the U.S in the wake of the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. The bags feature images from the Avengers and Disney Princesses, however, Disney have not given permission for the use of these characters.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney are aiming to shut down sales of these bags that feature some of their most beloved characters.

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 18:56