The premiere Disney fan event, the D23 Expo, takes place this year at the Anaheim Convention Center from August 14-16, and the line-up of presentations has just been announced – and Lucasfilm will be there!
Disney CEO Bob Iger will kick things off on Friday, August 14, and later that day fans will get sneak peeks at upcoming animated features from Pixar and Disney. On Saturday, August 15, fans will be able to preview live action projects from Disney, Marvel, and Lucasfilm. On Saturday afternoon, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts will be the focus.
Here’s a look at what is scheduled:
The Disney Legends Awards Ceremony will take place Friday, August 14. The ceremony, hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, will once again honor those who have made significant contributions to the Disney legacy. The creativity and innovation of these visionaries and artists have earned them a place among such names as Dame Julie Andrews, Howard Ashman, Annette Funicello, Sir Elton John, Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin, Alan Menken, Hayley Mills, Fess Parker, Dick Van Dyke, Barbara Walters, and Robin Williams. At D23 EXPO 2013, Tony Baxter, Collin Campbell, Dick Clark, Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Jobs, Glen Keane, and Ed Wynn were inducted.
In two separate Hall D23 sessions, The Walt Disney Studios will unveil an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at its upcoming film slate. At Friday’s session, fans will go in-depth with the talented filmmakers at Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios to get a sneak peek at films such as Zootopia and Finding Dory. On Saturday, live-action titles such as Alice Through the Looking Glass and The Jungle Book and films from Marvel and Lucasfilm, along with some very special guests, take center stage.
On the afternoon of Saturday, August 15, join Bob Chapek, chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, for a behind-the-scenes peek at the magical experiences and entertainment coming to Disney parks and resorts around the world.
Could there be more Star Wars announcements coming out of this event? We’ll keep you updated.
For more information, please visit D23.com.
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