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Teen Tinker Bell Made to Change Clothes Before Entering Animal Kingdom

A teenager was recently denied entrance to Disney's Animal Kingdom. The reason? She was dressed like Tinker Bell.

Fantasyland Expansion Model Comes To DHS

In case you missed it during its last showing at the 2011 D23 Expo, the new Fantasyland expansion model is now on display at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

The model, which outlines the vision of the larger, improved Fantasyland, is now able to be viewed by guests at the One Man's Dream exhibit inside DHS. One Man's Dream gives guests insight into Walt Disney's dreams and how his visions came to life.

Right now, there's no set time frame on how long the model will be on display at One Man's Dream.

New Droid Building Kits Coming To DHS

Ever wanted to have a droid a la Luke Skywalker in Star Wars? Well, you're in luck because the Droid Factory is coming soon to Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Work started on this concept back in 2009, and when the Droid Factory debuts during Star Wars Weekends at DHS, there will be some 71 different pieces guests can choose from to build and name their own 3 3/4 inch droid. Guests choose a dome and body from many different colors and can add in other options like hats.

Product developer Cody Hampton says about the new Droid Factory:

Great Movie Ride Dinner Coming In June

What's better than being able to go behind the scenes in the Disney Hollywood Studio's attraction the Great Movie Ride? Being able to pair an in-depth look at the ride with a dinner. Slated as the June event for "Tables in Wonderland," the Great Movie Ride Dinner is planned for Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16 from 8:00 - 10:30 PM.

Guests partaking in this special event will be able to access the Great Movie Ride after it has closed for the day and have a delicious three-part meal. Details on the meal are as follows:

Legend of Captain Jack Coming To Hollywood Studios

Those of you out there wanting to see something fresh at Disney's Hollywood Studios will be happy to learn plans for a new attraction at that park are in the works. Disney Parks Blog confirmed recently there are plans to bring a little "Pirates of the Caribbean" to DHS this fall with the new attraction, The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow.

More Details Released For Star Wars Weekends

This year's Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios are fast approaching, and Disney recently released more details of the weekends' schedules.

Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Art and Book Signing Events at Disney

If you're planning a trip to Disney in late March or early April and need something else to help round out your itinerary, then take note of these two upcoming events: a Walt Disney World Artist Showcase and a book signing.

Ridley Pearson To Preview and Sign Latest 'Kingdom Keepers' Book

About a year ago, we brought you news of the Ridley Pearson, the author of the popular young adult Kingdom Keepers series, book signing at Disney. Fans of the series will be excited to learn he's planning another trip to the Walt Disney World area, this time to promote the fifth book in his series.

Comedy Warehouse To Serve Up Holiday Laughs

For those of you lucky enough to be headed to WDW this Christmas season, you might want to head over to Disney's Hollywood Studios for some extra holiday cheer. The Comedy Warehouse, which used to be part of the now-defunct Pleasure Island, is set to return for a limited time only. Look for performers to take suggestions from the audience and give holiday classic tales and songs an updated, improv comedy twist.

New Character Coming to Disney Parks

"Jake and the Never Land Pirates" is a hit show on the Disney Junior channel, and now guests will be able to see Jake himself at Disney parks.

Starting this Sunday, November 13, fans can catch Jake at two different places. First, he'll join the Junior Play 'n Dine character meal experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios' Hollywood & Vine. In addition to catching up with Special Agent Oso, Handy Manny and "Little Einsteins" characters, guests will be able to participate in singing songs from Jake's show.

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