Disneyland Jungle Cruise ride removes racially insensitive features

Disneyland revealed its course correction for its Jungle Cruise attraction in Anaheim, California, and Walt Disney World in Florida that removes racially offensive depictions of Indigenous people. The changes to the popular ride, one of the original attractions overseen by Walt Disney himself when Disneyland opened in 1955, will be officially opened in the Florida and California locations July 16, … Read more

The Hollywood Grifter: The actor who took Tinseltown for a ride on a Ponzi scheme

IIt’s a story about a freak in Hollywood that looks like a weird movie script. But this true story has left Tinseltown wondering how an unknown fringe player duped millions of out-of-town investors in hopes of making money from the rise of streaming platforms like Netflix and HBO. Last week, Zachary Horowitz, a B-grade movie … Read more

Scene-by-scene preview of changes coming to classic Disneyland ride – Orange County Register

Disneyland will remove several racially insensitive scenes from the Jungle Cruise and replace them with comic scenes featuring mischievous animals and a new cast of culturally diverse characters as part of a major overall of the classic attraction. Disneyland will reopen Jungle Cruise on July 16 after the boat ride undergoes a major makeover to … Read more

Jessie T. Usher and Bella Thorne Thriller ‘Ride’ Acquired By RLJE Films & UMC

Bella Thorne in ‘Ride’ *RLJE Films and UMC (Urban Movie Channel), brands of RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE), have acquired all North American rights to the upcoming Unified Pictures thriller Ride. The film stars Bella Thorne (“Famous in Love,” “Shake It Up”), Jessie T. Usher (Shaft, “Survivor’s Remorse”) and Will Brill (“The OA”).  RIDE marks the … Read more

VIDEO: Wild Weather Brings Hail, Ride Closures, and Flooding to Disneyland

Southern California is a hot, dry, desert environment, which means that the weather is usually sunny with very little chance of rain. However, sometimes the weather gods decide to change things up in a big way. Such a change happened at Disneyland on October 4 and Guests visiting the Happiest Place on Earth were given … Read more

‘It’s to show respect for all our brothers and sisters who have gone before us’: Nonprofit supports fallen officers’ families with fundraising ride | News

More than 400 motorcyclists gathered Saturday morning at the Rosedale Highway’s original Roadhouse Grill to raise money for a fallen police officer’s family on the 15th Annual Motorcycle Ride hosted by the Khan County 999 Foundation. I did. Foundation secretary Tim Harbwachas said Californians from San Diego to Northern California were planning to raise about … Read more

Tom Cruise Lands by Helicopter in a Couple’s Yard and Invites Them on a Ride

A couple got the surprise of a lifetime when Tom Cruise landed in their yard in August. The Hollywood superstar has been around for nearly four decades, reshaping the industry and stacking up accredited roles. Just meeting him in person is a dream-of-a-lifetime for many fans, so many are envious of Alison Webb’s story. Amid … Read more

How the ‘Jungle Cruise’ movie helped bring change to Disneyland’s ride

LOS ANGELES — A single Instagram post in 2017 caused a momentary panic in the Disney community. Dwayne Johnson, standing in front of a Herb Ryman-drawn map of the initial proposal for Disneyland, stated that he and his production company were partnering with Walt Disney Imagineering — the secretive division of the company responsible for … Read more

Jungle Cruise Review: Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt’s movie is a ‘bumpy’ ride of not so epic proportions

Jungle Cruise Jungle Cruise Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Jack Whitehall Jungle Cruise Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Jungle Cruise Stars: 3/5 Imagine if Pirates of the Caribbean meets Raiders Of The Lost Ark; but not in epic proportions, that’s Jungle Cruise for you in a nutshell! While Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt are no Captain Jack … Read more

Ride Wait Times Fall as Disney World Crowds Continue to Dwindle

In recent weeks, crowds at Walt Disney World Resort have been remarkably low — great news for Guests who want to enjoy their vacations with low ride wait times and generally sparse Parks. The trend is seemingly continuing today, as WDW Stats on Twitter has noted that the highest wait time at Disney World is … Read more