Who is Bob Chapek? He’s no Bob Iger but he is steeped in Disney culture

View the Article Source By RYAN FAUGHNDER, MEG JAMES FEB. 26, 2020 5:30 PM Walt Disney Co.’s appointment of theme parks boss Bob Chapek as its new chief executive, replacing Bob Iger, took Hollywood and Wall Street by surprise. The decision, announced Tuesday, ended nagging speculation about the succession plan for Iger. But the sudden move also raised new … Read more Who is Bob Chapek? He’s no Bob Iger but he is steeped in Disney culture

Disneyland’s Rise of the Resistance fills up fast. Why you may still score a seat

View the Article Source HUGO MARTÍN | Feb. 14, 2020 For the last few weeks, Disneyland has opened each day with a hush falling over the early-morning crowd as visitors tap on their smartphones to access a virtual queuing system in hopes of getting on the park’s newest attraction, Rise of the Resistance. Within minutes … Read more Disneyland’s Rise of the Resistance fills up fast. Why you may still score a seat

At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, visitors can fly — and buy

See Full Article LA Times BY HUGO MARTIN · MAY 30, 2019 Blue milk like Luke Skywalker drank on Tatooine: $8 a glass. A heavy-duty customized lightsaber: $200. An adult-size stormtrooper outfit: $6,615. As Disneyland throws open the gates Friday to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the theme park will push the boundaries of the known merchandising universe as never before. … Read more At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, visitors can fly — and buy