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  • Big Shot season two hits the court and our Disney+ subscriptions this Wednesday! We were invited to preview season two, and to speak to several of the cast members. This is a personal favorite of many of the BTM cohosts. We all love the show, and look forward to it building in season two. We also snuck in a couple of questions to John Stamos about the Disney Parks. It's a wonderful chat!Interviews include:CRICKET WAMPLER, TIANA LE, and TISHA CUSTODIONELL VERLAQUE, SOPHIA MITRIO SCHLOSS, and SARA ECHEGARAYJOHN STAMOS
  • Craig had an excellent opportunity to catch up with the showrunners behind the new Disney Channel series "Ultra Violet and Black Scorpion," Leo Chu and Eric Garcia. This team has been creating together for a decade going back to their time developing "Afro Samurai." They open up about their creative process and discuss the writing and creative growth of "Ultra Violet & Black Scorpion." It’s a fun conversation digging a bit deeper into what it takes to bring a show to series.
  • We are excited to interview Muppet legend, Dave Goelz. Dave has been responsible for creating and portraying Gonzo on The Muppets, as well as numerous other characters including Floyd and Professor Bunsen Honeydew. We talk to Dave about his career. We also focus on his direct work with Jim Henson. Lots of Muppet Christmas Carol talk is waiting for you as well!FEATURING: Brett Rutherford, Craig McFarland and Vanessa Ferguson
  • We are so grateful this week to have a chance to speak with the filmmakers behind Disney's 60th animated feature, Encanto. Since arriving in theaters in November and on Disney+ in December, this movie has really struck a cord with audiences of all backgrounds. Directors Jared Bush and Bryon Howard bring us their second film together, having co-directed the Academy Award winning film Zootopia. They are joined on this film by Co-director Charise Castro Smith, who tells us a wonderful story about how she came to be involved with the film. In addition to directing the film, this team of three were also responsible for writing as well. We dive into the creative choices they were able to make throughout the five-year process of bringing Encanto to life.
  • We are so thrilled to bring you our first episode of the new year, and it is a big one. Don Hahn is prolific throughout the Disney company. As the producer of such beloved Disney classics as Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, he helped reinvigorate Disney during the period known as the Disney Renaissance. Additionally, he has directed numerous documentaries and films, including Howard, available on Disney+, which details the life of the late Howard Ashman. We speak to Don about so many of the projects he has worked on over the years. He also discusses the creativity that can be unlocked in the human spirit. It was such an enlightening and fun chat, we hope you enjoy!
  • “Kindness matters…final answer.”We are thrilled to bring you our conversation with Yvette Nicole Brown. Not only has she been a mainstay on Disney+, actually she introduced Disney+ to the world at D23 Expo 2019, but she is also a huge Disney fan! It is so much fun to chat with her about the upcoming second season of "Big Shot," as well as getting just a bit of insight into "DisEnchanted." This interview truly feels like a conversation amongst friends and fans of all things Disney. We hope you enjoy!FEATURING: Craig McFarland, Brett Rutherford and Vanessa Ferguson
  • Beyond the Mouse was invited by Disney+ to check out several episodes of What If… prior to its release on August 11. In this spoiler-free review episode, the crew breaks down the voice acting and animation design about the latest production from Marvel. They also discuss some insights into where the series may be heading, and what the impact on the overall Marvel Universe might be moving forward.“Exploring pivotal moments from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and turning them on their head, leading the audience into uncharted territory.”FEATURING: Craig McFarland, Vanessa Ferguson, Brett Rutherford
  • On this very special bonus episode of Beyond the Mouse, Craig takes you Behind the Attraction. Recently, Beyond the Mouse was invited, as members of the media, to cover the new show coming to Disney+ on July 21. Craig talks about the press junket that included show creator and Director Brian Volk-Weiss and four Imagineers from the Walt Disney Company. Also, Craig gives insights into some of the episodes he took an early peek at prior to their release.
  • Twenty five years ago Goofy and Max set out on the open road and ended up at a Powerline concert. We had the opportunity to sit down with the man who made…
  • It's been a while since #BeyondTheMouse has a done a good old fashioned #Disney news roundup! We're discussing the HUGE shakeup as CEO Bob Iger suddenly…