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Pixar Icon to be next Living Character Initiative at DHS?

Upcoming Pixar has an interesting rumor about which Pixar character is next to get the Living Character Initiative treatment from Walt Disney Imagineering. Ratatouille’s lead rat Remy appeard first in Paris Disneyland Resort and is now in EPCOT’s France Pavilion. The rumor is that Luxo… Read More »Pixar Icon to be next Living Character Initiative at DHS?

Behind the Scenes at Turtle Talk with Crush

Disney’s Living Character Initiative combines computer animation, video games, puppeteering, and themed design with the goal of totally involving the audience in the manufactured world through new levels of interaction. One of LCI’s earlier appearances in Disney’s theme parks was as part of “Turtle Talk… Read More »Behind the Scenes at Turtle Talk with Crush

Mr. Potato Head from Toy Story Mania – New Video

Found this pair of videos of the Mr. Potato Head (voiced by Don Rickles) audio-animatronic at the entrance to “Toy Story Midway Mania” at California Adventure. This audio-animatronic is an example of two great Imagineering technologies merging to make some magic. Audio-animatronics harkens back to… Read More »Mr. Potato Head from Toy Story Mania – New Video