Disney World has released three exciting new images that tease the great things to come when the Fairytale Forest section of New Fantasyland opens this fall. Above is the new Marquee to “Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid.” The entrance sign features… Read More »New Look Inside Be Our Guest Restaurant, Little Mermaid Marquee
The last wing to open at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is actually the first set of buildings built. Of course, it was still called “Pop Century – Legendary Years” at the time. Later these buildings became known as Disney’s Ghost hotel. Now we’re just… Read More »Inside The Little Mermaid Wing at Art of Animation Resort
It took them long enough, but Disney World has finally released a little bit of concept art for the new Little Mermaid meet & greet that will be attached to, but separate from, the larger attraction. The concept art for Ariel’s Grotto shows her seated… Read More »Concept art for Ariel’s Grotto – New Fantasyland Meet and Greet
Walt Disney World has released three new images that capture the vision of the Fantasyland Expansion that has already begun to open at the Magic Kingdom. The first image is a new view of the whole land as it will look as it is finished.… Read More »New Key Image Concept Art for Fantasyland Expansion
Have a long photo update from Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World this week. At least two parts, possibly three. So let’s get right to it.
Part of the Fantasyland expansion in the Magic Kingdom is a dark ride based on the one of Walt Disney Animation’s classics – The Little Mermaid. I’m very happy that this dark ride is returning a tradition we associate with classic Fantasyland dark rides, a… Read More »Mural for Little Mermaid Attraction – Behind the Scenes with Disney’s Imagineers
Disney has released a new video hosted by Imagineer Chris Beatty who gives us a sneak peek at the making of Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid. The video includes some never-before-seen sketches, artist renderings, attraction maps and more, and shares some details on Prince Eric’s castle and the attraction’s creative queue.
Also included is a brief talk by Imagineer Eric Miller with some behind the scenes glimpses of rock work from a few weeks ago.
I love a good timelapse video. As far as interesting videos in Disney parks history, this one is fairly minor. But for those who can’t wait for the opening of The Little Mermaid – Ariel’s Undersea Adventure inside Disneyland’s second gate, this is exciting. Currently… Read More »The Little Mermaid – Ariel’s Undersea Adventure Building Timelapse