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Disney Legend Richard M. Sherman passes away, “Fantasmic!” returned with an updated finale (and no dragon), Disney released a Stanley-inspired Pirates of the Caribbean tumbler, crews added foliage to the Tiana’s Bayou Adventure entrance, and “Inside Out 2” is expected to have a big box office — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Saturday, May 25, 2024.

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure has gained more fake foliage and fresh paint, just one month before its opening.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

“Inside Out 2” concept art and maquettes are on display at Walt Disney Presents and a sneak peek is playing in the theater.

Typhoon Lagoon

A woman is suing Walt Disney World alleging that she suffered a brain injury on the Humunga Cowabunga body slide because lifeguards are not stationed at the end of water park rides.

New Merchandise

A new Pirates of the Caribbean tumbler resembles a trendy Stanley.Pandora released new “Deadpool & Wolverine,” “The Lion King,” Mickey & Friends, and “Alice in Wonderland” charms.

Disneyland Resort

“Fantasmic!” has returned to Disneyland over one year after a fire destroyed the Maleficent dragon figure. The show has an updated finale and the “Peter Pan” sequence returned.A limited edition “Bicoastal Adventures” Astro Orbitor pin is available at Disneyland.Check out our latest Haunted Mansion construction update as work continues on expanding the attraction’s ground (and story).A rainbow Pride Spider-Bot has arrived at Avengers Campus.More details have been added to Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Disneyland Park.

Tokyo Disney Resort

A building is taking shape for the new Space Mountain at Tokyo Disneyland.

Entertainment and Media

Disney Legend Richard M. Sherman passed away today at the age of 95. His exemplary career as half of the Sherman Brothers spanned half a century.

“Inside Out 2” is expected to have the biggest box office of the year to date, which would mark a big win for Disney and Pixar post-COVID-19 shutdowns.

WDW News Today

Fantasmic! Returns to Disneyland After Fire with Peter Pan and Altered Maleficent Finale

That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!

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