The 60th Anniversary of Disneyland kicks off this weekend with a ton of great events. We covered a bunch of them here, but one we didn’t was the updated World of Color. World of Color is an elaborate show that takes place at Disney’s California Adventure, and combines music and effects with projections displayed on a wall of water. It’s probably the most impressive nighttime event Disney does at any of their parks on either coast. For the 60th anniversary, they’ve updated the show with more of the history and future of Disney which, of course, includes Star Wars.
In including Star Wars in the new World of Color, Disney has gone one step further and included footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the show. There’s nothing new, but if seeing footage from the first two trailers projected on water with music and live physical effects sounds cool, you’re going to want to click below. There, fans who can’t make it to Disneyland to see a video of the Star Wars World of Color Segment. Read More »
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The Toy Story of Terror! Halloween special does a great job of bringing Pixar’s signature character set together with this month’s big holiday, and now the Toy Story cast is going to take part in a Christmas tradition as well. The difference is that for this upcoming project, you’ll have to travel to the Disney California Adventure Park at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA.
At the park, this holiday version of the World of Color show will feature a simple concept: what if Toy Story characters decided to perform Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”? Pixar has developed new animation for the show, which will be projected on the “water screen” that is three times as wide as a typical movie theater screen. See a video featuring early animation, below. Read More »
Disney California Adventure‘s new World of Color water show was previewed this week for selected park gusts, and footage is now online. I plan on visiting the park to see this live sometime over the summer, but for those of you curious to see what it looks like, the whole show has been uploaded to YouTube. Watch it embedded after the jump.
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