1 The Mickey Mindset: News Update: January 23rd 2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014

News Update: January 23rd 2014

Mitchell Stein- Disney is re-releasing the Disney masterpiece, Frozen to theaters once more as of January 31st in a special sing-along version of the movie. On-screen lyrics and a magical bouncing snowflake will appear on screen during each musical number. Otherwise, the movie will remain untouched.
At Hollywood's El Capitane Theater, the sing-along will feature appearances by Anna and Elsa plus flurries inside the theater.
Frozen sing along hits theaters January 31st.

To celebrate the international success of Frozen, Disney International released a compilation of Let It Go in 25 different languages, including English, French, Swedish, Mandarin, Japanese and more.

Seaworld responded once again to the film Blackfish, this time calling the controversial film 'propaganda'. They issued a full statement which can be read on their website as well as two videos 'showing the truth' about their dedicated trainers at the Seaworld Parks.

In addition, the family of the late Daun Brancheau also issued a statement on Blackfish which can be read on their website.

The Muppets will star in an all new Super Bowl ad this season alongside Terry Crews, the Golden Globe winning FOX show- Brooklyn Nine-Nine in an advertisement for the new Toyota Highlander.
The ad will feature a new song and appearances by Muppets including Kermit, Rowlf, Dr. Teeth, Beaker, Gonzo and many more.

As well as that, Toyota released a teaser of the ad which can be seen below. The Super Bowl airs on February 2nd on all major sports channels.

Universal Orlando held their special webcast for the upcoming expansion of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Diagon Alley and released concept art and videos from the expansion, set to open in the Universal Studios park later this year. 
The new section will feature Escape from Gringotts, and all-new roller-coaster zooming through the legendary Gringotts bank as seen in the Harry Potter movies, and was primarily featured in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. 
It will also include King's Cross Station, The Knight Bus (with Shrunken Head included) Grimmauld Place, and shops including Weasley Wizard Wheezes, The Leaky Cauldron, another Ollivander's shop, Wiseacre's Wizards Equipment, and many more. 
And for our final bit of news this week, Disney D23 event details have been announced for this year's Destination D Fanniversary. This year's event will be named "Attraction Rewind" and will be taking a look at former attractions from the park, including favorites like If You Had Wings, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Adventure Thru Inner Space and more. This event is not to be missed. Full details and schedule and included here.

That's it for this weeks news! Keep checking our Twitter feed for up-to the minute news updates! 

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