We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Friday, February 17, 2023.
Walt Disney World
- Cast Members can now sign up for a second exclusive preview of TRON Lightcycle / Run now that the first round has concluded.
- Speaking of TRON, a new snack stand has been installed right outside the attraction as well.
- The flower beds around World Discovery and World Celebration have been decorated with lovely arrangements as the 2023 EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival approaches!
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
- Ground work is continuing in front of Roundup Rodeo BBQ as construction of the new table-service eatery nears completion.
- A sunglasses truck has pulled up at Disney Springs as the Sunglass Hut building is gutted following the shop’s closure.
- You can enjoy that idyllic Married Life together with Carl and Ellie on this new “Up”-themed Loungefly backpack we found at the Magic Kingdom.
- We got our first look today at the new runDisney Princess Half-Marathon Weekend merchandise.
Other Walt Disney World Resort News
- Three Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputies have resigned after it was discovered they had sex while on duty at Walt Disney World.
- A former Cast Member is suing Walt Disney World alleging they refused to accommodate her disabilities under the Americans for Disabilities Act.
- We received word early this morning that Kang the Conqueror from “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” would begin greeting guests at Avengers Campus today.
- And as promised, we were able to greet Kang in Avengers Campus this evening!
- To celebrate the new Ant-Man film, we found a new sipper today at Pym Test Kitchen themed to the Ooze Cauldron from the Quantum Realm.
- Groovy news! Disneyland After Dark: Throwback Nite and Star Wars Nite will both return to Disneyland Park this year!
- The Disney100 platinum Mickey statue has returned to Town Square with its quote corrected.
Entertainment & Media
- The release date for the “Haunted Mansion” film has been bumped up to July.
- And why, you ask? Because “The Marvels” has been delayed to November. But bright side, we got a new poster for the upcoming MCU film today.
- “The Hangover” series star Zach Galifianakis has been cast in the upcoming Disney+ exclusive live-action remake of “Lilio and Stitch” according to Deadline.
- We got a chance to review the newly-released “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,” and you can read our full review.
The Walt Disney Company
- More than 2,300 Disney employees so far have signed a petition against the mandatory return to office edict issued by Bob Iger last month.
WDW News Today
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That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!