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Disney Testing Flying Dragon Ultralight in California

Okay, Walt Disney Imagineering has worked on some pretty amazing projects before. There was Lucky the Dinosaur, himself a descendant of other self-standing dinosaurs that never saw a public appearance. There have been a host of ride systems they tested … Continue reading

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Joe Rhode Interview on Avatar and Animal Kingdom

The Official Disney Park Blog interviewed Imagineer Joe Rohde on the occasion of his receiving the Buzz Price Thea Award recognizing a career of distinguished achievements. Those include: The Adventurers’ Club, leading the creation of Animal Kingdom, Expedition Everest, stepping … Continue reading

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Avatar, Wizard of Oz, The Hunger Games in Walt Disney World?

After the rumors are swirling that the proposed Avatar land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is on hold, it should come as no surprise that fans are speculating on what will be the next big project for Imagineers. MiceChat has surfaced … Continue reading

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Avatar on Hold? Tomorrowland Rising?

WDI model for Plectu’s Galactic Theater in the 2055 concept of Disneyland’s Tomorrowland Of all the lands at Disneyland, Tomorrowland has always presented Imagineers the most trouble. Work began 6 months late, and it almost didn’t open with the rest … Continue reading

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John Carter of Mars — New on the set details

A terrific blog in the Guardian talks with John Carter (of Mars) director Andrew Stanton and reveals a couple of key behind the scenes details that promise to make this the next franchise hit for Disney. I felt that if … Continue reading

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