Turns out that visiting a galaxy far, far away will hit closer to everyone’s wallets. As the grand opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World Resort on August 29 nears closer, Disney is preparing for battle — of a sort. Disney Parks is raising the prices of the Walt Disney World Annual Passes across the board ahead of the highly anticipated opening of Galaxy’s Edge.
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This morning, Disney Parks unveiled a bunch of new plans from D23 Destination D: Celebrating Mickey Mouse. We already covered the biggest news about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, including new music from John Williams and teasers of the upcoming attractions coming to the parks next year, but for all you Disney fans who may not be all that excited about going to a galaxy far, far away, there’s plenty of good stuff coming for you too.
Disney Parks announced a new nighttime spectacular that will be opening at the park in 2020, a new limited time experience at the Epcot Center, details on a Ratatouille experience and Beauty and the Beast sing-along coming to the France Pavillion, and a ton of Mickey Mouse-centric celebrations, including a new cinematic nighttime experience that starts with the iconic mouse and runs through Disney’s history of spectacular animation.
Get the details on all the new Disney Parks attractions coming in the next couple years below. Read More »
With the success of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, it’s a wonder that Disney hasn’t forced movie adaptations of every single one of their theme park rides into existence. On the other hand, 2015’s Tomorrowland (not to mention 2003’s The Haunted Mansion) was a sign that not every theme park adaptation is a guaranteed hit, so it’s unsurprising that Disney would tread cautiously.
Enter: Space Mountain, one of Disney’s most popular and long-running rides and the subject of a screenplay by Max Landis. Unfortunately, Landis never got his movie off the ground, and the Max Landis Space Mountain script remains unseen. Well, for the most part — Landis is still pretty chatty about his long-dead project.
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Posted on Sunday, February 21st, 2016 by Angie Han
It’s been about six months since Star Wars Land at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts was first announced at D23, and in that time we’ve come up with tons of questions and not very many answers. That didn’t exactly change with tonight’s big Star Wars Land preview on ABC’s The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 special — we still don’t know when exactly it’ll open, and we don’t know that much about what rides, stores, etc. to expect — but we did get a better sense of what the themed area will look like.
A whole bunch of new Star Wars Land concept art was revealed during the show, teasing a Millennium Falcon attraction, a Star Wars-themed street market, a cantina, a dinner club, and much more. Flip through the gallery of Star Wars Land concept art, and watch a video of the Star Wars Land presentation after the jump. Read More »
Over the weekend, Disney surprised their annual pass holders by announcing they were changing the options for annual passes for both Disneyland and Disney World with some of the passes seeing an over 30% price increase. Meanwhile, the company is considering demand ticket pricing which would see higher ticket prices on busier days. Hit the jump to read about the Disneyland pass price increase and more.
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