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Zootopia Poster

Zootopia

The Jungle Book (2016) - Film Poster

The Jungle Book

Civil War Final Poster

Captain America: Civil War

Darkwing Duck JoeBooks 1

Darkwing Duck returns in comic book form (again).

Take Back the Falls promo art by Dana Terrace

Gravity Falls airs its final episode.

Milo Murphy's Law poster

Milo Murphy's Law

TheFinestHoursTheatricalPoster

The Finest Hours

ATTLG Inverted Poster

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Resort

Shanghai Disney Resort opens.

Finding Dory Poster 05

Finding Dory

Adventures in Babysitting 2016 Poster

Adventures in Babysitting

The BFG - Poster

The BFG

Elena of Avalor Poster

Elena of Avalor

Petes Dragon 2016 poster

Pete's Dragon

Doctor Strange 4th poster

Doctor Strange

Queen of Katwe Theatrical Poster

Queen of Katwe

Moana official poster

Moana

Rogue One official poster

Rogue One

Theatrical releases

Feature films

Shorts

Television

Soundtracks

Home video releases

DVD and Blu-ray releases

DVD only releases

Theme parks

Events

  • August 11, 12, 27, 28 - Kingdom Hearts Concert -First Breath- was held in Japan.[16]

Comics

Graphic novels

Reprint collections

Books

Video games

Character debuts

People

Deaths

  • January 5 - Christine Lawrence Finney (animator)
  • January 7 - Richard Libertini (actor and voice actor)
  • January 9 - Angrus Scrimm (actor)
  • January 10 - David Bowie (singer, actor, composer, producer, director and screenwriter)
  • January 11 - Michael Galeota (actor)
  • January 13 - Brian Bedford (actor, singer and director)
  • January 14 - Alan Rickman (actor, singer, director, writer and producer)
  • January 15 - Dan Haggerty (actor, producer, set dresser, set decorator, animal handler, wild animal trainer and motorbike builder)
  • February 3 - Joe Alaskey (stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor and impressionist)
  • February 5 - Ray Colcord (composer)
  • February 6 - Daniel Gerson (screenwriter and voice actor)
  • February 9 - Alethea McGrath (actress)
  • February 17 - Jesus Barrero (voice actor)
  • February 25 - Tony Burton (actor)
  • February 28 - Jack Lindquist (actor and president of Disneyland)
  • March 10 - Ken Adam (production designer, visual consultant, art director, draughtsman, camera operator, actor and producer)
  • March 16 - Frank Sinatra Jr. (singer, actor, composer, musical director and screenwriter)
  • March 17 - Paul Daniels (magician, actor and voice actor)
  • March 21 - Peter Brown (actor and producer)
  • March 23 - Phife Dawg (singer and actor)
  • March 24 - Garry Shandling (actor, voice actor, screenwriter, producer, singer, director and comedian)
  • March 28 - James Noble (actor and producer)
  • March 29 - Patty Duke (actress, voice actress, singer, producer and writer)
  • April 3 - Erik Bauersfeld (voice actor and radio dramatist) and Don Francks (actor, voice actor, singer, composer and music arranger)
  • April 12 - Tōru Ōhira (Japanese actor and voice actor)
  • April 16 - Kit West (special effects artist, actor, cinematographer and producer) and Rod Daniel (director, producer and actor)
  • April 17 - Doris Roberts (actress, voice actress, director and singer)
  • April 18 - Scott Nimerfro (producer, screenwriter, story editor, video coordinator and actor)
  • April 20 - Victoria Wood (comedian, actress, voice actress, screenwriter, producer, composer, director and singer)
  • April 21 - Prince (musician, actor, director, composer and screenwriter)
  • April 22 - Jory Prum (audio engineer and videogame designer)
  • April 24 - Billy Paul (singer and actor)
  • April 30 - Tracy Scott (script supervisor, actress and screenwriter)
  • May 3 - Abel Fernandez (actor)
  • May 4 - Ret Turner (fashion designer)
  • May 8 - William Schallert (actor, voice actor and singer) and Nick Lashaway (actor)
  • May 12 - John McLaughlin (animator and visual effects artist)
  • May 13 - Makiko Futaki (animator)
  • May 14 - Darwyn Cooke (comic book writer, comic book artist, storyboard artist, screenwriter and producer)
  • May 15 - Michael Roberds (actor, voice actor, producer, screenwriter, director and camera operator)
  • May 16 - Julia Meade (actress)
  • May 17 - Yūko Mizutani (voice actress and singer)
  • May 19 - John Berry (musician) and Alan Young (actor, voice actor, comedian, radio host, television host and personality)
  • May 20 - Rosanna Huffman (actress and voice actress)
  • May 21 - Nick Menza (musician)
  • May 24 - Buck Kartalian (actor)
  • May 26 - Angela Paton (actress)
  • May 27 - Marshall Jones (singer)
  • May 31 - Thomas Fekete (musician)
  • June 2 - Willis Pyle (animator)
  • June 4 - Bill Richmond (screenwriter, producer, actor and songwriter)
  • June 6 - Al Ackerman (sportscaster and actor)
  • June 7 - Mary MacLeod (actress and voice actress)
  • June 11 - Christina Grimmie (singer and actress)
  • June 12 - Janet Waldo (actress, voice actress and singer)
  • June 13 - Chips Moman (songwriter, producer and audio mixer)
  • June 16 - Jerome Teasley (musician)
  • June 19 - Anton Yelchin (actor, voice actor and singer)
  • June 22 - Bill Ham (band manager) and Harry Rabinowitz (composer)
  • June 23 - Stuart Nisbet (actor) and Randy Jones (musician)
  • June 25 - Elliot Wollff (musician, songwriter and music producer)
  • June 28 - Scotty Moore (musician) and Rosanelda Aguirre (actress and voice actress)
  • June 29 - Rob Wasserman (musician)
  • June 30 - Don Friedman (musician)
  • July 14 - Lisa Gaye (actress and singer)
  • July 17 - Joan Sittenfield (talent manager, casting director and producer)
  • July 19 - Garry Marshall (actor, director, producer, writer, voice artist, and comedian)
  • July 21 - Lewie Steinberg (musician)
  • July 22 - Edgar Muenzer (musician)
  • July 24 - Marni Nixon (actress, voice actress, singer and composer)
  • July 26 - Sandy Pearlman (band manager) and Allan Barnes (musician)
  • August 11 - David Enthoven (music manager)
  • August 13 - Kenny Baker (actor, voice actor and singer)
  • August 14 - Fyvush Finkel (actor and voice actor)
  • August 17 - Arthur Hiller (director, actor, producer and technical advisor)
  • August 19 - Jack Riley (actor, voice actor, screenwriter and singer) and Lou Perlman (band manager)
  • August 20 - Louis Stewart (musician)
  • August 21 - Headley Bennett (musician)
  • August 22 - Toots Thielmans (musician)
  • August 23 - Evita Muñoz (actress, voice actress, singer and stunt double)
  • August 25 - Marvin Kaplan (actor, voice actor, screenwriter and producer)
  • August 31 - Rick F. Gunter (cinematographer, director of photography, camera operator and producer)
  • September 1 - Jon Polito (actor and voice actor)
  • September 2 - Jerry Heller (music manager) and John Hostetter (actor, voice actor and singer)
  • September 3 - Fred McFarlane (musician, music producer and songwriter)
  • September 5 - Hugh O'Brian (actor and singer) and Kenny Davis (actor)
  • September 6 - Lewis Merenstein (record producer)
  • September 14 - Shepherd Sanders (actor and songwriter)
  • September 15 - James Stacy (actor, singer and producer)
  • September 16 - Hagan Beggs (actor, location manager, assistant director and casting director)
  • September 17 -  Charmian Carr (actress, voice actress and singer)
  • September 23 - William Johnson (actor)
  • September 27 - Jef Billings (costume designer)
  • September 28 - Gary Glasberg (producer and screenwriter)
  • September 30 - Michael Casswell (musician)
  • October 5 - Austin Kalish (screenwriter, producer and songwriter) and Michiyo Yasuda (animator)
  • October 8 - Don Ciccone (musician) and Gary Dubin (actor, voice actor, producer, director and singer)
  • October 9 - Susan Aceron (actress and voice actress)
  • October 11 - Patricia Barry (actress)
  • October 12 - Thomas Mikal Ford (actor, voice actor, producer, director and screenwriter), John Vulich (special effects makeup artist, producer, director, composer, cinematographer, editor and voice actor) and Sonny Sanders (songwriter, screenwriter and director)
  • October 16 - Vernon Kifer (camera operator, cinematographer, director, editor and producer)
  • October 19 - Phil Chess (record producer)
  • October 20 - Kaneta Kimotsuki (voice actor and actor)
  • October 21 - Kevin Meaney (actor, voice actor, comedian and screenwriter)
  • October 28 - Ron Grant (composer, orchestrator and music supervisor)
  • October 30 - Curly Putman (songwriter)
  • October 31 - Natalie Babbitt (writer and illustrator)
  • November 2 - Bob Cranshaw (musician)
  • November 4 - Jean-Jacques Perrey (musician and music producer)
  • November 6 - Jeff Olson (actor)
  • November 7 - Leonard Cohen (singer, songwriter, composer, actor, voice actor, writer and screenwriter)
  • November 9 - Al Caiola (musician and composer)
  • November 11 - Robert Vaughn (actor and director), Victor Bailey (musician) and Ray Singleton (songwriter and music producer)
  • November 13 - Leon Russell (singer, songwriter, composer, music arranger, actor and producer)
  • November 14 - Janet Wright (actress, voice actress and producer)
  • November 15 - Milt Okun (singer and music producer)
  • November 16 - Mentor Williams (songwriter and music producer)
  • November 17 - Steve Truglia (stuntman, second unit director and actor)
  • November 18 - Sharon Jones (singer, actress and composer)
  • November 19 - Paul Sylbert (production designer, set decorator, director, art director and screenwriter)
  • November 20 - Hod O'Brien (musician)
  • November 23 - Joe Esposito (band manager, consultant, technical assistant, actor and producer) and Andrew Sachs (actor, voice actor and screenwriter)
  • November 24 - Florence Henderson (actress, voice actress, singer and producer) and Renato Lopez (actor and voice actor)
  • November 26 - Ron Glass (actor, voice actor, director and singer)
  • December 3 - Herbert Hardesty (musician)
  • December 6 - Peter Vaughan (actor and singer)

Behind the scenes

  • July - Production began on the Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants 2.

Business

Trivia

  • This is the first (and, for so far, only) year in which Disney does not release a feature-length G-rated film in theaters at all.

References

  1. Variety.com: 'Phineas & Ferb' Creators Land New Animated Comedy on Disney XD
  2. http://twitter.com/mmonogram/status/714822582952812546
  3. "Disneyland Closing Attractions to Make Way for "Star Wars Land"". 
  4. "Could Hong Kong Disneyland's Mickey and the Wondrous Book be Coming to Disneyland Paris to Replace Animagique?". 
  5. "Forest of Enchantment - DLP - 10th Feb-8th May 2016". 
  6. "Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters to Open March 7 at Disney California Adventure Park". 
  7. "Experience Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show One More Time at Disney's Hollywood Studios". 
  8. "Super Hero HQ to close at Disneyland, Spider-Man and Captain America relocating to California Adventure in April". 
  9. "Mama Melrose’s and MuppetVision 3D to turn into new area Muppet’s Courtyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios". 
  10. "'Finding Dory' Ride Coming to Tokyo Disney Resort in 2017". 
  11. "New Stage Musical ‘Frozen – Live at the Hyperion’ Opens May 27, 2016, at Disney California Adventure Park". 
  12. "Soarin’ Around the World Coming to Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts". DisneyParks Blog. Disney (16 August 2015). Retrieved on 29 February 2016.
  13. "‘Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire’ Begins June 17 at Magic Kingdom Park". 
  14. "Frozen Ever After Attraction & Royal Sommerhus Set to Open at Epcot June 21". 
  15. https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2015/09/all-new-frozen-inspired-stage-musical-coming-to-disney-california-adventure-park-in-2016/
  16. http://www.square-enix.co.jp/music/sem/page/kh/concert/
  17. Comic Book Resources: Scott Tipton to Adapt Paul Rudish's Mickey Mouse Shorts to Comics for IDW Publishing
  18. Comic Book Resources: ECCC Exclusive: IDW Kicks Off New Disney Line With "Mickey's Craziest Adventures"
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