We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Saturday, September 23, 2023.
Walt Disney World
- The Br’er Rabbit weathervane that sat atop the barn cupola in the queue area of the former Splash Mountain attraction at Magic Kingdom has been removed as crews continue its transformation into Tiana’s Bayou Adventure.
- Rolling shrubs and scrim have gone up in the area immediately surrounding the Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade in Magic Kingdom.
- A new Disney PhotoPass Magic Shot featuring Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker themed to the 2023 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival is now available for a limited time.
- Oaken has put his entrepreneurial spirit on display and expanded his business, as there is now a “Wandering Oaken’s Pop-Up Portraits” photo location in the Norway Pavilion at EPCOT.
- Call in the spirits… to Disney Springs! A new Haunted Mansion-inspired portrait studio opportunity is available now from Disney PhotoPass.
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
- Additional doors through which guests will ultimately look for a picturesque view of Seven Seas Lagoon have been installed as work continues to progress on the Disney Vacation Club tower at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort.
- The team at WDWNT recently discussed the pros and cons of staying at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter and Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside, and we’ve got a breakdown of everything to help you decide where to book your stay.
- A new park-exclusive collection celebrating Disney’s Animal Kingdom is now available, including a mug, throw blanket, and throw pillow.
- We’ve found it, the rainbow connection, in the form of some Muppets pins at Walt Disney World. We also found a new “Turn Over Time” Kronk pin, “Dancing Characters” Mickey pin, and Mickey & Friends mystery pin set.
- If you’re in need of a new water bottle or tumbler, you’re in luck. A variety of new Disney-themed drinkware has arrived at Disneyland Resort.
Tokyo Disney Resort
- The new Duffy & Friends Autumn Storybook Collection is available now at Tokyo DisneySea.
- A new TikTok shows the disappearing Shiriki Utundu from the Tower of Terror pre-show with lights on, revealing the magic of the effect.
Entertainment and Media
- New reports suggest the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Pictures and Television Producers (AMPTP) are in the final phase of negotiations on a new three-year contract.
- A new trailer for the “Doctor Who” 60th anniversary special has released, confirming Neil Patrick Harris’ portrayal as a classic villain from the series.
WDW News Today
That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!