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I found a rather funny press release put out by Disney earlier this week and felt I should share it with our readers. This is probably the first time Disney has acknowledged that they have a huge number of attractions based on Pixar films: LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — It’s a Pixar palooza at Disney Parks! In family-friendly attractions and immersive experiences on both coasts of the United States, guests can do it all — find Nemo, zap Zurg and meddle with Monsters. But the fun doesn’t stop there. Coming this summer to Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., and Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif., is a whole new interactive adventure: Toy Story Mania! Celebrating Disney-Pixar classics [...]
It’s official, just as we stated two weeks ago, here are the dates for the Annual Passholder previews of Toy Story Mania at Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios theme park: Be among the first to experience Toy Story Mania! Disneyâ€™s Hollywood Studiosâ„¢ Â Saturday, May 10 through Monday, May 12 9 am to 7 pm Because youâ€™re a valued Passholder, youâ€™re invited to step right up and compete in an interactive â€œToy Storyâ€ adventure like no other. Itâ€™s Toy Story Mania!â€”a brand-new attraction inspired by Disneyâ€¢Pixarâ€™s â€œToy Storyâ€ filmsâ€”and youâ€™ll experience it before the general public does after it opens in late May. Itâ€™s never the same experience twice! Grab some 3-D glasses before boarding your ride vehicle and zipping [...]
We finally have our first listen to the theme song to Toy Story Mania, thanks to the already operating Mr. Potato Head barker at Disney’s California Adventure: Toy Story Mania is scheduled to debut at Disney’s Hollywood Studios later this month, with the official opening around May 20, 2008.
Here is a look at Toy Story Mania’s Mr. Potato Head animatronic barker, now performingÂ inside Disney’s California Adventure park at the Disneyland Resort: An identical animatronic Mr. Potato Head will begin performing at Disney’s Hollywood Studios starting later this month on Pixar Place at the entrance to Toy Story Mania.
Popcorn buckets themed to Toy Story Mania will soon beÂ making their wayÂ to all of the Disney Parks: These pictures are directly from StudiosCentral.com, you can read the entire original post HERE.
The official Toy Story Mania attraction website was updated today with the official opening timeframes for both the Disney’sÂ Hollywood Studios and Disney’s California Adventure attractions, as well as a download-able screen-saver. As previously reported, the attraction will open officiallyÂ in late May at the Walt Disney World Resort and late May at the Disneyland Resort. To see the updated site and to download the cool new screensaver, go HERE.
Here is a youtube video from staff photographer Jose Eber featuring construction picturesÂ of Pixar Place and the upcoming Toy Story Mania attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Â
Here are the dates our “sources” have stated for the following events pertaining to the new Toy Story Mania attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: -Soft OpeningsÂ begin on or aroundÂ April 25, 2008 -Cast Member Previews of the attractionÂ from April 26-27 and May 2-4,Â 2008 -Media Preview on May 9, 2008 -Annual Passholder PreviewsÂ from May 10-12, 2008 -Media Press Event on May 16, 2008 -Official Grand Opening on May 20, 2008. These very same dates were also posted on the Inside the Magic Forums, which leads me further to believe they are accurate as of the current moment. Be sure to stay tuned to WDW News Today as more information becomes available on any of these events and this upcoming attraction.
Even though we released and confirmed most of these details last week, here is a look at a press release from LaughingPlace.comÂ about Toy Story Mania: Disney Parks guests will don 3-D glasses and enter a wild and wooly 4-D world of Woody the Cowboy and Buzz Lightyear when Toy Story Mania! premieres this summer. The attraction will debut on both coasts: at Disneyâ€™s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, and along the Paradise Pier midway in Disneyâ€™s California Adventure at Disneyland Resort in California. Celebrating the Disneyâ€¢Pixar classics â€œToy Storyâ€ and â€œToy Story II,â€ Toy Story Mania! raises the bar for interactive ride-game attractions. Itâ€™s a high energy, immersive adventure that makes guests a key part of [...]
In case you have missed any of our reports, here are all the aspects we have been able to confirmÂ of the upcomingÂ Toy Story Mania attraction: -The attraction will open in late May at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and in late June at Disney’s California Adventure. -The story of the attraction is that Andy has purchased a new Midway Games play-set and is now out of the house with his mom at Pizza Planet. While Andy is gone, all of your Toy Story pals have invited you to be shrunken to their size and play the games along with them. -The interactive Mr. Potato Head Barker will stand at the entrance, urging guests to come in and play all of the games. [...]