Savannah Sanders


Savannah Sanders joined The Direct as a writer in 2020. In addition to writing for The Direct's Star Wars, Marvel, and DC teams, Savannah specializes in the relationship between Disney's blockbuster franchises and Disney Parks.  

Prior to joining The Direct, Savannah was a high school history, government, and English teacher, as well as a freelance writer with bylines for the Touring Plans Blog and Screen Rant. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Southern Illinois University

You can follow Savannah on Twitter (@DisneyParkSavvy) to keep up with her thoughts and reviews. 

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Savannah Sanders's Latest Stories

Marvel Studios' Newest Show Can Fix Disney+'s Frustrating Runtime Problem

The runtimes for Secret Invasion may have solved fan complaints with past MCU Disney+ series.

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Star Wars: Skeleton Crew Gets Unsurprising Disney+ Episode Count

The episode count for Star Wars' next Disney+ series, Skeleton Crew, has been revealed.

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Disney+'s X-Men Reboot Gets Disappointing Release Update

New reports suggest that Disney+'s X-Men 97 reboot could be coming later than expected.

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Pixar's Elemental Becomes Lowest-Rated Original Movie In Studio History on Rotten Tomatoes

Pixar's Elemental is currently the studio's lowest-rated original film to date.

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Awkwafina's Scuttlebutt Song in Little Mermaid Gets Mixed Reactions From Fans

How are fans reacting to Awkwafina's Scuttlebutt song in The Little Mermaid?

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Disney Rejected The Mandalorian Upgrade to Revive Star Wars' Luxury Hotel

Disney decided against a pitched retheme of The Mandalorian for its struggling Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser.

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Stranger Things Season 5: Release Window, Cast and Everything We Know So Far

When is Stranger Things Season 5 coming out? Who's in the cast? What will the next season be about? Find out here!

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Mantis Actor Speaks on MCU Future After Emotional Guardians 3 Ending

Pom Klementieff commented on Mantis' MCU future after Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

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Mark Hamill Comments on Recasting Luke Skywalker

Mark Hamill discussed the odds of Luke Skywalker being recast for a future Star Wars project.

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Alfred Molina's Doc Ock Makes Surprise Return for 2023 Marvel Movie

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse included a cameo from Alfred Molina's Doc Ock.

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