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Former ‘Miracle’ Actor and Army Sergeant Dies Near Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) — Michael Mantenuto, a former actor best known for his role in the Disney hockey movie "Miracle" and who later joined the Army, has died in the Seattle suburb of Des Moines. He was 35. The King County Medical Examiner's Office in Seattle said Mantenuto died of a gunshot wound to the head Monday...
No More Star Wars Weekends
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Say goodbye to Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The theme park says in a blog post that the annual event held on consecutive weekends in May and June will no longer be offered because of construction of a Star Wars-themed land at Hollywood Studios...
Full Out Marketing Blitz! Disney unveils Star Wars Toys!
NEW YORK (AP) — The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force" behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film. The massive marketing blitz, which Disney has named "Force Friday," spans all kinds of media and included an 18-hour global "unboxing" streamed live on YouTube...
Disney star Dean Jones dies at 84
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Disney star of the 1960s, Dean Jones, has died of Parkinson's Disease at age 84. Jones boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat...
Disney Bans Smoking in Youth-Rated Movies
If you’re a fan of Disney baddies like cigar-smoking Bill Sykes from Oliver & Company (and really, who isn’t a fan of Bill Sykes from Oliver & Company?), this news is relevant to your tobacco-stained interests: The Walt Disney Company has banned all depictions of smoking from all of its films from all of its child-oriented labels (including Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm) rated G through PG-13. Via a press release:

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