D23 Expo 2011 LIVE News Coverage

An aggregation of the best D23 news, videos, and photos from Disney’s D23 Expo held at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. This will include a ton of updates on Walt Disney World and beyond, so check it out!

If you’re interested in seeing all of the news coverage right as it happens, you should go straight over to Twitter and follow the comprehensive #D23Expo list maintained on the Twitter account @FromTheExpo. We’re tracking everyone tweeting from the floor of the D23 Expo on that list!

If you’re Twitter averse or just want the top D23 news without the white noise, follow along here! If you want to know more about D23, check out our D23 membership review.


Parks & Resorts Presentation:

Disney Parks Blog gives us a sneak peak at the Shanghai Castle and some new projects at Disneyland:

Walt Disney Studios Presentation:

The Walt Disney Studios event (currently underway) has an electronics blackout. This is considered by many to be the premiere event of the weekend. Expect a flurry of news once it lets out!

Major fan-fare for Marvel’s The Avengers; expectations are obviously very high for this film.

Jason Segel, Kermit, and Miss Piggy present clips from upcoming Muppets film.

Tim Burton shows off Frankenweenie.

Buena Vista Street Presentation:

A Good Look at Buena Vista Street with Imagineers. #D23Expo #fb

Interior of new Buena Vista St shop #D23Expo #fb

DCA’s version of Partners!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Can you tell I am excited?!!?)
Closer look at the new Walt and Mickey statue coming to California Adventure. #D23Expo #fb

The Disney Parks Blog has more on the new statue of Walt and Mickey that will be a “bookend” to the Partners statue.

Designer and Art director, Scott Drake, Creative Director on Tomorrowland at Shanghai discusses the project.

Long lines (again) outside the Convention Center.

@otisdisney with a photo of the Cars Land panel.

John Lasseter tells that his favorite attraction as a child was the Flying Saucers (which closely parallel Luigi’s Flying Tires).

The Junkyard Jamboree queue will be full of memorabilia from Mater’s adventures.

Radiator Springs Racers will span six acres.

John Lasseter announces a contest to find a picture of him as a Jungle Cruise skipper: JohnoftheJungle.com. Winner receives a trip to the grand opening of Cars Land!

Jason Segel, Kermit, and Miss Piggy came out and showed HILARIOUS clips from “The Muppets”.

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