Disneyland's Critter Country will be renamed for the 1946 film.
DISNEYLAND, CA -- Shoe manufacturer Nike, perhaps seeking to rehab the publicity hit it took after besmirching Betsy Ross, has announced a partnership with Disney to build a new area at Disneyland themed to the 1946 hit movie Song of the South.
"It's a great idea," says Nike (the company) spokesperson Jun Shoe (no relation). "Disney wants to bring more content to their parks based on existing intellectual property. They already have one ...
Should architect Frank Gehry still get credit for the design, or his dog Bosco?
LOS ANGELES, CA -- The Walt Disney Concert Hall has a look all of its own, and architect Frank Gehry has been hailed for its unique look. But did he actually create the design?
Musicians, architects, and the general public hailed the look of the Hall when it opened in 2003, sure. But newly discovered documents indicated that the original design was for a plain, square, stone building.
Most characters draw crowds of fans in an instant. Not this one.
DISNEYLAND, CA -- Disneyland's new area, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, is a runaway hit, now that they've added churro light sabers. And guests absolutely love meeting their favorite characters from the hit movie series.
And they're apparently shunning their least favorite.
"We've got fans flocking around Chewbacca," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "If he stops walking around, a queue to meet and take photos with him forms ...
The Volcano Bay shocks were not an accident.
ORLANDO, FL -- Guests visiting Universal Orlando's Volcano Bay were recently subjected to low-level electric shocks while visiting the various pools, water slides, and spas. Park officials first pointed their fingers to cost-cutting and not following code during construction of the park. But thanks to some real investigative reporting, Team UWI is bringing you the truth behind this shocking news. [Ed.: Heh, "shocking."]
Universal is shocking its guests on purpose.
First, the back story
When Universal Orlando ...
The Falcon is grounded for 3-4 weeks for extensive repairs.
DISNEYLAND, CA -- It took less than ten days. That's how long the new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and Spa area has been open at Disneyland, with the Millenium Falcon: Smuggler's Run ride as its centerpiece. But now that attraction -- the only ride in Galaxy's Edge until Rise of the Resistance opens later this year -- is closed for repairs.
Smuggler's Run puts guests into the cockpit of the Millenium Falcon, allowing them to ...