Splash Mountain, one of the most iconic and beloved of all Disney theme park attractions, will soon be “completely re-imagined.” But this isn’t just an ordinary plus-up. The log flume water ride, while lauded for its brilliant storytelling and wild but family-friendly thrills, has roots buried deep within the 1946 Disney film Song of the South, a movie so problematic that the company has chosen to bury it entirely and never make it available on modern home video formats or streaming.

As for the new theme? The retooled Splash Mountain will center around the 2009 animated film The Princess and the Frog.

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Last week, Disney presented the first concept image of their upcoming Shanghai Disneyland. However the image was released intentionally low res and blurry to protect the attractions from being quickly replicated by Chinese amusement parks prior to Shanghai Disneyland’s opening. However Disney and More noticed something familiar — what appears to be a mountain with a big water drop.

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