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Inspired Schoolgirl Asks for Disney Princesses with Glasses

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Inspired Schoolgirl Asks for Disney Princesses with Glasses

Eleven-year-old Lowri Moore, from Nottingham, England, wrote a letter to Bob Iger last year requesting the creation of Disney princesses that wear glasses. According to BBC News, Lowri, who wears glasses, said that she wanted to see more characters “wearing glasses like me.”

Lowri’s letter to Bob Iger read: “I’ve grown up watching Disney princesses and I’ve always admired them and thought they were beautiful. Unfortunately, none of the princesses wear glasses and that made me feel as though I’m not beautiful enough.”

Lowri described that the Disney characters featured with glasses were typically portrayed as “geeky or nerdy instead of beautiful.” She felt so strongly about the need for a glasses-wearing Disney princess that she came up with her own!

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A local illustrator, Natalie Owen, heard about Lowri’s letter and character idea, and was a Disney fan herself- so she decided to help out! According to BBC News, Owen decided to create the story, ‘Princess Rose and the Golden Glasses,’ featuring a beautiful princess in an orange gown and, you guessed it…glasses!

Lowri was thrilled about the glasses-wearing princess- “The illustrations are amazing and I’m so excited this has happened. Rose has blue-ish glasses, brown long hair, kind of like me. Even if it’s not Disney it’s still a role model for young people. I’m happy I got to create one.”

Lowri’s mother was also touched by the new book- “[The character] thinks she’s not beautiful because she’s wearing glasses. A bit like someone else I know. And she goes on a bit of an adventure where she discovers she actually is beautiful. To come from a nine-year-old’s mind it’s so clever. I’m super proud.”

Although there is no response from Disney to Lowri’s letter, it would be great to see a glasses-wearing Disney princess in the future!

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Source: BBC News.

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‘The One and Only Ivan’ Will Be Arriving on Disney+ This August!

While film schedules have been changed and new releases have arrived, we’ve still been enjoying watching movies on Disney+!

‘The One and Only Ivan’ Will Be Arriving on Disney+ This August!


Although we may be gearing up for the parks to reopen soon, you’re going to want to take a well-needed movie night at home with the next big Disney+ arrival!

According to Deadline, The One and Only Ivan will be joining the list of Disney movies sent straight to Disney+! While Artemis Fowl and Hamilton will both appear on the streaming service, The One and Only Ivan will also make its way onto Disney+ starting August 21st.

‘The One and Only Ivan’ Will Be Arriving on Disney+ This August!


Although the film was originally supposed to head to theaters on August 14th, director Thea Sharrock has stated that “The world has changed in a heartbeat. People all over the globe have shared important, life changing experiences in ways we have not seen for a century. In response to this, I am so happy that we can share Katherine Applegate’s delightful and original story, The One and Only Ivan with the world this August on Disney+, bringing some joy through this unique movie of true friendship, inspired by a true story.”

‘The One and Only Ivan’ Will Be Arriving on Disney+ This August!

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The movie will follow an unlikely friendship between 400-pound silverback gorilla Ivan and a baby elephant named Ruby. As Ivan finds out that Ruby was separated from her family to be brought to their communal habitat in the shopping mall, he starts to wonder what the meaning of life is and how he fits into this world.

‘The One and Only Ivan’ Will Be Arriving on Disney+ This August!


The movie adapted from Katherine Applegate’s Newbery Medal Award-winning book will feature the voices of Angeline Jolie, Danny DeVito, and Bryan Cranston when the film arrives on Disney+ soon. Although movie theaters are looking to reopen their doors to guests sometime soon, we’re still VERY excited to watch The One and Only Ivan at home when it arrives!

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California Says Film Studios Can Resume Filming as of June 12th With Some Conditions

California Says Film Studios Can Resume Filming as of June 12th With Some Conditions

California Says Film Studios Can Resume Filming as of June 12th With Some Conditions. At the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic, filming for television and film ended on a moments notice and has just begun getting the all clear to resume around the world.

This week, the California Department of Public Health made a formal announcement stating: “Music, TV and film production may resume in California, recommended no sooner than June 12, 2020, and subject to approval by county public health officers within the jurisdictions of operations,” the department shared. “To reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, productions, cast, crew and other industry workers should abide by safety protocols agreed by labor and management, which may be further enhanced by county public health officers.”

According to the report from LA Times, “On Monday, a task force of studios and union officials submitted a 22-page white paper to governors in California and New York; its proposed health and safety guidelines aim to protect workers and performers as production resumes. The paper calls for dramatic changes to what had previously been routine practices in the film and TV industry, which was booming before the pandemic because of the demand for content by multiple streaming services. The shutdown drew focus to long-standing problems with hygiene and sanitation on film sets, including a lack of hand-washing stations.”

It should be noted, some of our favorite upcoming titles are currently or scheduled to be filmed in various locations around the U.S. and the world, so this would only affect titles currently scheduled to film in the State of California. No formal announcement has been made for nationwide filming to resume. We do know that films such as the Avatar Sequels have resumed filming in New Zealand and Prague recently re-opened to international filming and will be one of the filming locations for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier coming to Disney+.

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Lights! Cameras! Action! Our Disney Movies Throw Down Bracket Is Premiering TONIGHT!

Who’s ready to play another exciting DFB tournament? We know WE ARE! This time we’re pulling out all the stops and taking our competition to the silver screen!

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That’s right — while we’ve already witnessed some epic battles ensue in our Snack Madness tournament along with our Rides and Attractions smackdown, we’re getting all glitzed and glammed up to play another game! Pop some popcorn and let the Disney movies PLAY!

Now that we’ve learned what your favorite quick service and table service restaurants are at Disney World, we wanna know which Disney movies you guys love the MOST!

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We’ve been having a lot of fun re-watching lots of Disney films in our pajamas lately, and we bet our Pineapple Dole Whips you guys have been doing the same! Let’s find out which Disney movies everyone’s loving the MOST right now, shall we?

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We can’t wait to see which iconic Disney movies make it through round one (which kicks off TONIGHT!). Will you guys pick classic movies like Dumbo, The Jungle Book, and Cinderella over newer flicks such as Moana, Zootopia, and Cars? What are your feelings about Disney’s live-action movies? Do they trump Disney’s animated movies? All will be revealed SOON!

Click Here to Print Your DFB Movies Throw Down Bracket!

You guys know the drill! Click on the official DFB Disney Movies Throw Down bracket above to get your printables! Then get ready to vote in our Instagram live stories tonight when the polls open! We can’t wait to watch what happens! Now where did we leave those Junior Mints? See you there!

Are you excited for another DFB tournament? Let us know which movie you’re hoping wins in the comments below!

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Building Vocabulary Through Disney Movies!

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Are you ready to expand  your children’s vocabulary using Disney movies?

Imagining your kids learning new words while they have fun watching Disney films and listening to Disney songs! Sounds like a fun way to learn right?

Well now is possible with this class from Outschool called “Building Vocabulary through Disney Movies!” will teach your kids the definition of context clues and the role they play in building vocabulary as well as identify new words, predict their meaning and apply it into a sentence.

There will be a series of activities through this class like:

  • Discussing where in your everyday life do you encounter new words?
  • Listening to a montage of Walt Disney movies where you will find 12 words that could be new to you
  • Discuss those words and building your vocabulary
  • Then watch a video montage of Disney songs and check if the prediction of the new words was correct

Sounds fun right? This class is $12 per learner age 5-12 and you can enroll here! 

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