“Mulan” Racks Up $23M During Opening Weekend in China

The live-action "Mulan" has officially debuted in China. Despite 90% of the country's theaters being open post-COVID, the film pulled in only $23.2 million during the 3-day weekend. It's worth noting theaters are only operating at 50% capacity. Disney touted that “Mulan’s” opening was similar to the releases of “Cinderella” and “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”... Continue Reading →

Disney English Ending After 12 Years in China

Disney is pulling the plug on Disney English after 12 years in China, the company announced Monday. The Walt Disney Company opened its first learning center in Shanghai in October 2008. Designed for the domestic market, its English-immersion classes, featuring storytelling, singing and interactive games, soon became popular. Disney English has 26 centers across the... Continue Reading →

Hong Kong Disneyland Prepares to Reopen June 18

Hong Kong Disneyland has announced it will be reopening following the coronavirus crisis on June 18th. Much like plans at Shanghai Disney Resort and U.S. Disney parks, there will be new and enhanced health and safety measures following the guidance of local government and health care officials. During this initial reopening phase, the park will... Continue Reading →

British Airways Suspends Flights Between China

A travel update to people hoping to China from across the pond. British Airways has suspended flights between the United Kingdom and China in light of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. According to CNN, UK's Foreign Office warned people against traveling to mainland China in all but essential cases on Tuesday. Hong Kong Disneyland and Shanghai... Continue Reading →

Hong Kong Disneyland Closes Indefinitely as Coronavirus Spreads Globally

Following Shanghai Disney Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland is closing indefinitely as health officials try to get a grip on the quickly-spreading coronavirus. The sickness was first discovered in China and has spreading rapidly. Twitter user Leo Chan posted a picture of a sign placed outside the park. https://twitter.com/leochansf/status/1221238485081681921?s=21 At least 65 people have died thus... Continue Reading →

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