As construction on Star Wars Land has gone vertical in Anaheim, we are beginning to learn more information about Disneyland’s upcoming immersive spaceport experience. The ride queues for the land’s two E-ticket attractions will feel less like a long line and more like a storytelling experience that brings park visitors through many different environments. Also, word has it that the Stormtrooper Battle Escape ride will involve you having to abandon your ride vehicle mid-ride and make a run for it away from oncoming First Order Stormtroopers. All this and more in the latest Star Wars Land update, after the jump.
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Agent Carter Showrunners Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters have sold an hour-long dramatic television series pitch to Disney-owned network ABC, that is “based on the Disney theme park mythology.” As a Disneyland fanatic, this excites me, even though I can’t quite comprehend what this even means.
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A massive transformation is now underway now at Disney California Adventure park, as the Hollywood Tower Hotel (the building that houses Twilight Zone’s Tower Of Terror) is being remodeled into The Collector’s Fortress. The lettering has been removed, and the building is now covered with scaffolding. Tower of Terror will make its final drop later this year, which doesn’t give the Walt Disney Imagineers much time to transform the attraction into Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! opening Summer 2017.
To prepare for The Collector’s arrival in Disney California Adventure, the mouse house has released a new video giving us an extensive look at the new attraction building. Hit the jump to check out The Collector’s Fortress.
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Just last week, we learned that Warner Bros. would be hosting a special fan event for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them on October 13th that would offer a sneak preview of the forthcoming Harry Potter spin-off in 18 cities around the world. Also, the events hosted in the United States were slated to feature an exclusive IMAX screening of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. But it turns out; that’s just the beginning of WB’s plans for fans.
The studio has announced that every single film in the Harry Potter franchise will be coming to IMAX locations in the United States for one week only following the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them event. Get the details below. Read More »
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Not too long ago, we saw the first clip from the second season of Supergirl, coming to The CW for the first time in exactly one week. The new footage introduced us to Tyler Hoechlin as Kara Zor-El’s Kryptonian cousin Kal-El, better known on Earth as Superman. The actor made a decent enough impression as both Clark Kent and The Man of Steel as he met up with Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) in the sky to stop an aircraft from crashing to Earth. But now one Superman fan has improved the footage from Supergirl with the use of John Williams‘ signature score from the original film franchise starring Christopher Reeve.
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Over the weekend, The Muppets new live show debuted at Disney World’s the Magic Kingdom. The Muppets Present The Great Moments in History has had its grand opening but if you can’t get down to Orlando Florida, don’t worry — we have videos of both of the different shows for you to watch remotely. Hit the jump to see The Muppets live show from Walt Disney World.
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Artist Patrick Schoenmaker has spent the last five years creating an animated Indiana Jones movie which was finally released online. The passion project comes in the form of a 1 minute and 40 second short film showing off the incredible possibilities when translating George Lucas‘ and Steven Spielberg‘s creation to the hand-drawn animated medium. Hit the jump to watch it now.
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Warner Bros will be holding a free Global Fan Event to promote Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The event, which is being called, Fantastic Beasts: A Return to J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World will take place on October 13th, 2016 in 18 cities around the globe:
Originally screenings were only scheduled for New York, Los Angeles, London, Sao Paulo, Rome, and Mexico City, but due to demand WB has expanded the promotion into the following eight North American cities have been added: San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas, Miami, Orlando, Washington D.C., Toronto and Atlanta; in addition to the following four cities internationally: Paris, Santiago, Bogota and San Juan. Hit the jump to find out more information on the Fantastic Beasts fan event and learn how you can attend.
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It sounds like Marvel Studios feels the need to build the early buzz on Doctor Strange a little more, because they’ve just announced a special IMAX 3D sneak preview of 15 minutes of footage from the movie. Find out when and where you can catch this Doctor Strange sneak preview after the jump. Read More »
This winter, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be the first standalone adventure in a galaxy far, far away. The film was recently referred to as an experiment during Disney’s fourth quarter earnings call with investors, and while that worried some fans, that’s exactly what the movie is. It’s a test to see if audiences are interested in seeing these kind of movies take place in the Star Wars universe, and that’s not a bad thing. It will allow the studio to see what works and what doesn’t.
But some just can’t wait to see how this experiment turns out, and he’s created a standalone movie of his own. However, rather than creating a movie set in the Star Wars universe, he’s crafted a Pixar movie in the style of a Star Wars adventure. Using the audio from the most recent Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer and mixing it with footage from almost every Pixar movie out there, he’s created a trailer for Rogue One: A Pixar Story, and it’s outstanding. Read More »