Two days ahead of its official opening, some lucky folks are getting to visit Andy's backyard playspace early — via a media event — and the internet is very excited about the photos they've been sharing on social media.
Disney has donated $1 million to a fund established by the mayor of Orlando, Fla., to aid those affected by the mass shooting in that city. The entertainment conglomerate announced the cash donation the OneOrlando Fund Tuesday and said it would match additional donations from Disney employees, dollar for dollar. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer created... <a href="https://variety.com/2016/biz/news/disney-donates-1-million-to-orlando-shooting-victims-1201795387/" title="Read Disney Donates $1 Million to Orlando Shooting Victims">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>
Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory is something that kids and adults everywhere had always one day hoped would be real - and now it actually is. The Toothsome Chocolate Factory - inspired by Mr Wonka’s sweet wonderland - is set to open at Universal Studios in Orlando sometime this year. There won’t be any Oompa Loompas here, but staff will be dressed up in Steampunk gear as you walk around towering smoke stacks and what “funky gadgetry”.