We bring you a lot of stories every single day, and sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we’ve rounded up all our stories in one place to get today’s news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Thursday, April 8, 2022.
Walt Disney World
- More canopy has been added to TRON Lightcycle Run’s exterior.
- A third Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Cinderella Castle Limited Edition Pin has finally arrived, featuring a new scene from “Cinderella”.
- Our April 5 photo report highlights New Donald and Daisy Loungefly Mini Backpack, Third Limited Edition 50th Anniversary Cinderella Castle Pin, and more.
- Our April 5 photo report highlights a new Bunny Bum Cheesecake, two new Flower & Garden collections, 50th Anniversary pins, and more.
- Permits have been filed for further show scene installation at Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind as opening day nears.
- Floral United Kingdom bags have come to the UK Pavilion in World Showcase.
- Looking to beat the heat? A new Figment sun hat has arrived themed to the 2022 EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival.
- Speaking of the festival, mushroom topiaries have been added to the “Fantasia”-themed display.
- If you’re fans of the Orange Bird and Spike the Bee, you’ll love the items we spotted for the 2022 EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival!
- Scaffolding has been removed from the exterior of Guest Relations in World Discovery.
- We have a theory that unavailable Disney Park Pass dates for Annual Passholders at EPCOT may indicate Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind preview dates.
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
- Spyglass Grill at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort is reopening on April 14.
- Ahead of Spyglass Grill’s return, we caught wind of a few menu changes coming when it reopens.
- Roof shingles are being removed from Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa as construction begins.
Other Walt Disney World News
- Typhoon Lagoon will extend its daily hours starting June 12 as the busy summer season approaches.
- We have a list of every single Easter treat available across the Walt Disney World Resort!
- The 2023 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend will feature a retro ’90s theme in celebration of the marathon’s 30th anniversary.
- The 2022 Department of Defense Warrior Games and Veteran’s Institute will be held this year at Walt Disney World.
- Main Street Electrical Parade-themed Wishables are on their way to Disneyland Resort as the iconic parade’s revival (yet again) nears.
- More merchandise themed to the parade as well as a special dining package are also coming to Disneyland Park.
- New allegations from a report by Fodors suggests that Disney made multiple false claims about the Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation in their new Tenaya Stone Spa, and may even be in possession of stolen federal property from Yosemite National Park.
- Scrims have returned to Tarzan’s Treehouse as the mysterious refurbishment continues.
- Disneyland Paris has announced even more 30th Anniversary merchandise, including several Annual Passholder-exclusive items.
Disney Cruise Line
- We got a look on set of Avengers: Quantum Encounter aboard the Disney Wish thanks to the show’s director!
Entertainment & Media
- Transgender actress Talisa Garcia has been cast in the upcoming Disney+ series “Willow”.
- The upcoming “Percy Jackson” series on Disney+ will feature eight episodes, with half already written and the other half underway.
- Tahj Mowry has been cast in the upcoming “The Muppets Mayhem” Disney+ series.
- Katee Sackhoff, Carl Weathers, Emilly Swallow, Dee Bradley Baker, and more guests have been announced for Star Wars Celebration this Memorial Day weekend in Anaheim.
- Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni will also host a panel to discuss production of “The Mandalorian”.
- Episodes of “American Idol” filmed at Aulani will air this weekend.
The Walt Disney Company
- The Walt Disney Company will announce their second quarter results during a May 11 webcast.
Other Disney News
- Original Trilogy “Star Wars” characters have been announced for the upcoming Vera Bradley collection of “Star Wars” merchandise.
- Special deals are available for guests wishing to visit Aulani between August and December 2022.
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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!