D23 Expo Presented by Visa begins Friday 9th September and D23 has announced some of the biggest panels to be held this year.
These presentations will take place in “Hall D23,” the 6,900-seat venue in Hall D of the Anaheim Convention Center. Here is the schedule:
Friday, September 9th
Disney100 begins Friday, September 9th at 10:30am at the D23 Expo with an epic presentation featuring the Disney Legends Awards Ceremony, with Disney CEO Bob Chapek. The Disney Legends Ceremony will once again honor those visionaries and artists who have made a significant contribution to the Disney legacy. Keep an eye out for the names of the 2022 candidates to be announced in the coming weeks.
At 3:30 p.m., guests will be treated to new details, first looks, previews, surprises and announcements of upcoming cinema and Disney+ titles Disney Live Action, Pixar Animation Studiosand Walt Disney Animation Studios. Studio executives, filmmakers and cast members will gather on stage to get inside information on some of the studios’ most exciting titles.
Saturday, September 10th
Filmmakers, celebrity talent and surprise guests will join representatives of Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm, including at 10 a.m. on the stage in Hall D23 to present cinema and Disney+ titles. With a behind-the-scenes look at these studios’ highly anticipated films, specials and series, attendees will see exclusive footage and be among the first to know what else is in the works.
At 3:30 p.m., Disney brand televisionsHome to some of the most iconic stories and characters in Disney canon – including Peabody Award winners Doc McStuffins and The Owl Houseplus the culture-defining film franchises high school musical and progeny– will present an exclusive showcase of upcoming content that will continue the legacy of storytelling excellence. The showcase will feature performances by talent and never-before-seen previews of original content for Disney+, Disney Channel and Disney Junior, including insights into the new Disney+ Original Series National Treasure, American-born Chinese,and Santa Claus.
Join at 10:30 a.m Disney Parks, experiences and products Chairman Josh D’Amaro for a look at Disney’s boundless future. With announcements and updates on the magical happenings around the world in parks, on the high seas, at home and beyond, attendees will get a behind-the-scenes look at the Disney Imagineers’ big dreams. Any Disney fan will want to be a part of this special presentation full of exciting news and surprises.
At 4:15 p.m., Disney Concerts will present a special performance of Disney Princess – The Concertwith Tony® Nominee Susan Egan (Broadway’s Original Belle in Beauty and the BeastMeg in Disney’s cartoon Hercules), Broadway.com® Audience Award nominee Isabelle McCalla (Princess Jasmine in Aladdin, The prom), Disney Channel star Anneliese van der Pol (This is SoRaven, Raven’s home, Broadway’s final Belle in Beauty and the Beast) and Broadway World Award winner Syndee Winters (Broadway’s Nala in The Lion King, Hamilton). Musical Director Benjamin Rauhala (violinist on the roof, The Secret Life of Bees) and Prince Adam J. Levy (Moulin Rouge) will also join the quartet. The acclaimed cast will be their favorite Disney Princess and play Frozen Songs including classics like “Part of Your World”, “Let It Go”, “A Whole New World”, “Colors of the Wind” and “Almost There”. The cast will share exclusive, hilarious and heartfelt behind-the-scenes stories from their time on stage and screen.
Preferred seating tickets are sold out, but a limited number of regular tickets are still available.
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