The Florida State Department of Health in Orange County has just issued a 60-day rabies alert for a two-mile radius around Epcot near the intersection of I-4 and Epcot Center Drive in Orange County.
This alert was issued due to a cat that tested positive for the disease, and the Health Department thinks it may have infected other animals in the area.
Anyone who has been in contact with a cat in the rabies alert area of southwest Orange County should seek medical attention and contact Orange County Animal Services at (407) 254-9150.
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On the heels of the highly-anticipated debut of “Stranger Things 3” on Netflix, Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort have released new artwork for the all-new “Stranger Things” mazes coming to Halloween Horror Nights this fall. The artwork was designed exclusively by Kyle Lambert, who has previously illustrated art for Seasons 1-3 of the mega-hit Netflix Original series, and depicts the “Stranger Things” cast bravely facing a horrifying monster and ferocious Demodogs – a fate guests will soon experience themselves in the mazes at the nation’s premier Halloween events.
Inspired by seasons 2 and 3 of the critically-acclaimed series, this year’s chilling mazes will pick up where last year’s mazes left off, continuing the suspenseful storyline where a mysterious entity terrorizes the small town of Hawkins, Indiana, and delving even further into the parallel universe, referred to as the Upside Down. The mazes on both coasts will also parallel the hit show as it leaps forward to 1985, taking guests on a terrifying excursion through portions of “Stranger Things 3,” which is now streaming on Netflix.
“Halloween Horror Nights” begins Friday, September 6 in Orlando and Friday, September 13 in Hollywood. Additional details about the events will be revealed soon. For more information about “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort, visit www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com.
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Every time we blink there is even more construction progress on the new Tron Coaster coming to Magic Kingdom. Today we viewed some major progress from even just last week when we were at the park.
The new TRON Legacy inspired attraction will be located at Magic Kingdom Park in Tomorrowland. Nestled behind Tomorrowland Speedway and Space Mountain, this lively and thrilling coaster is sure to be a new icon in the ever evolving theme park.
A formal name for the attraction has yet to be announced, but the track is coming together nicely and we see a significant addition every other day as construction continues at the park.
Though the track is coming together quickly, there is still a ton of work left to be done on the attraction even after the track itself is completed.
Since the Tomorrowland TRON Attraction is going to be a carbon copy of the TRON Lightcycle Power Run in Shanghai Disneyland, we can expect to see a large, futuristic styled canopy being built soon after the track is finished. The canopy will cover most of the attraction and at night will glow with the iconic blue hue of “The Grid” as seen in TRON Legacy.
NASCAR driver Aric Almirola typically enjoys life in the fast lane. However, the two-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series winner and Florida native slowed down this week to spend some family time at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort.
With his wife and two young children by his side, Almirola took in the sights and sounds of the park’s newest expansion, THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD. The family took to the skies on their triple decker couch while riding THE LEGO MOVIE: Masters of Flight, bounced in delight on Unikitty’s Disco Drop, climbed to the top of Benny’s Playship and finished with a family portrait taken directly from inside Emmet’s Super Suite.
“The new LEGO MOVIE WORLD was incredible. It makes you feel like you’re in the movie,” said Almirola. “That was one of my personal favorites and the kids loved it too.”
This weekend Almirola will be racing in the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway against many of the world’s best drivers. And while the winning driver will live in triumph, Almirola will forever have the glory of placing ‘minilanders’ alongside his family inside the Daytona Speedway model.
“My family and I had a blast at LEGOLAND this Fourth of July weekend,” said Almirola. “We even got to put our own LEGO characters in their Daytona International Speedway display. How cool is that?”
In a long racing season filled with immense travel, drivers and their families spend much of their time on the road. However, Almirola is steadfast in his commitment to spending as much time as possible with his family away from the race track.
“It was great to know that the theme park was built for kids, the rides and attractions were exactly what they wanted. As busy of a life we live, we always try to squeeze in some family time and LEGOLAND Florida Resort was a great choice.”
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Starting July 14, Sun Dance Sundays, a Las Vegas-style pool party will be held weekly at Margaritaville Resort Orlando. Catch up with old friends or test the waters with some new ones as you rub elbows with an international blend of style and class. Margaritaville Resort Orlando is known for a unique variety of island-inspired cocktails, which is precisely why the resort boasts multiple innovative concepts to cater to your every desire. Feel the rhythm of the music poolside, enjoy welcoming lounge areas and ample space to enjoy breathtaking views. Sunday’s will never be the same!
For more info, cabana reservations and more, visit sundancesundays.com
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Check out the voice talent from Disney’s “The Lion King” together for the first time in a new cast photo. Pictured are Billy Eichner (Timon), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Young Nala), JD McCrary (Young Simba), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), Florence Kasumba (Shenzi), Donald Glover (Simba), Beyoncé Knowles-Carter (Nala), Alfre Woodard (Sarabi), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), John Oliver (Zazu), Keegan-Michael Key (Kamari) and Eric André (Azizi).
Disney’s “The Lion King,” directed by Jon Favreau, journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his. Staying true to the classic story, Favreau utilizes pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring the iconic characters to the big screen in a whole new way. Disney’s “The Lion King” opens in U.S. theaters on July 19, 2019.
The actor Terry Crews has nominated himself to play Ariel’s father, King Triton, in the new live-action remake, which is set to start filming soon!
The actor, best known as the host on American’s Got Talent or the hit show Brooklyn Nine-Nine, recently shared a photoshopped image of himself with a mermaid’s tail in front of the animated version of the Little Mermaid’s castle with the caption, “Ariel’s Dad!! #ArielsGotTerry #AmericasGotTerry”.
— terry crews (@terrycrews) July 6, 2019
The post was meant to be funny, however, fans are now desperate to see this buff actor actually play King Triton alongside Halle Bailey. One fan wrote, ‘I don’t like Disney live-action remakes, but I’ll watch this one if this were to happen’ while others are responding with their own version of a photoshopped Terry Crews as King Triton.
Well seeing as King Triton was powerful, we think Terry Crews has that covered. Look at the size of those arms! One fan even wrote, ‘Well okay, but only if there’s a scene where he beats up Ursula using nothing but his pecs’. Now that would be a sight anyone would want to see!
Even though there is no word yet on who will actually play King Triton in the new live-action remake, we wouldn’t be disappointed with this choice. What are your thoughts? Who should play King Triton alongside Halle Baily as Ariel and Awkwafina as Scuttle? Tell us your thoughts!
Caught on video was a horrible fight in Toontown at Disneyland.
Warning the video is graphic:
The Anaheim Police department posted on their facebook page about the incident.
Actress Jodi Benson defends Halle Bailey who has been cast as Ariel, the starring role, of Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid!
According to Comicbook.com, Jodi Benson defends Halle Bailey by saying “the most important thing is to tell the story. And we have, as a family, we have raised our children, and for ourselves, that we don’t see anything that’s different on the outside”. Likewise, she also described Ariel and said “that the spirit of a character is what really matters” and then she said “I’m really, really old — and so when I’m singing ‘Part of Your World,’ if you were to judge me on the way that I look on the outside, it might change the way that you interpret the song. But if you close your eyes, you can still hear the spirit of Ariel.”. To her, Jodi believes “the most important thing for a film is to be able to tell a story”.
Variety, even before announcing Halle Bailey as Ariel, described her as the “clear front runner from the beginning”. That after searching far and wide for the perfect Ariel, Rob Marshall said that Halle possessed “all the intrinsic qualities necessary to play this iconic role”. We look forward to seeing Halle Bailey as Ariel in Disney’s live-action The Little Mermaid!
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We are voluntarily recalling the 11” Forky plush due to a manufacturing defect. Nothing is more important than the safety of our guests; please call 866-537-7649 or return the item to any North America Disney/Disney Parks store for a full refund. More: https://t.co/Irn37N0Duw pic.twitter.com/jFNARAZ8ft
— Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) July 8, 2019