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Blackbeard Clip from Pirates 4

In this clip from Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, we are introduced to Captain Blackbeard, the most feared Pirate on the seas. As many have said, Ian McShane is born for this role. May 20th is almost here, me mateys.

Disneyland’s Rivers of America invaded again for Pirates 4

With the World Premier of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides set for tomorrow night, final touches along Disneyland’s Rivers of America are underway. In addition to the New Orleans Square theater setup, bleachers are expected on Main Street allowing up to 10,000 fans… Read More »Disneyland’s Rivers of America invaded again for Pirates 4

Disneyland adds POTC4 Sneak Peak Show, WDW gets Zip

Sometimes you just have to tell things like it is. Disneyland is getting a great Pirates overlay on its Festival Arena and a nightly preview of Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Add to that some walk around character interaction from Captain Jack Sparrow and you have a terrific opportunity for guest satisfaction and movie studio synergy. Walt Disney World is getting…. zip, zilch, nada. No Pirates 4 preview at all.

I realize Orlando is not exactly the hotbed of movie studio excitement, but there are 40+ million guests moving through Walt Disney World each year, many of whom would be more than happy to return home with tales of a special preview for Pirates of the Caribbean they got to see while on vacation. I’m probably just jealous, but I do think WDW is missing a great opportunity.

Check out below the jump for a behind the scenes look at the transformation of Disneyland’s Festival Arena into the Pirates preview:

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