Tundratown Animatronic Revealed for Zootopia-Themed Land at Shanghai Disney Resort

Shanghai Disney Resort’s Zootopia-themed land is coming together. Walt Disney Imagineers shared an image of a massive audio animatronic coming to the land: a three meter tall polar bear from Tundratown. The audio animatronic is currently being built at the show production center at Shanghai Disney Resort. Walt Disney Imagineering says this polar bear is... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Disney Parks Announces 28,000 Layoffs

Disney Parks announced 28,000 layoffs, citing hardships from the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to the massive amount of layoffs, Disney directed some of the blame at California’s government, saying in part “the state’s unwillingness to lift restrictions that would allow Disneyland to reopen, we have made the very difficult decision to begin the process of... Continue Reading →

Josh D’Amaro Named Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products; Company Announces Change in Leadership

CEO Bob Chapek has just announced a new Disney Parks, Experiences and Products leadership team that will be led by Josh D’Amaro, who has been named Chairman, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. “I’m incredibly proud of the new leadership team at Parks, beginning with the segment’s Chairman, longtime Disney veteran Josh D’Amaro, and his newly... Continue Reading →

Walt Disney Imagineering Unveils ‘Stuntronic’

Disney Imagineering has just released video of "Stuntronics" -- robots capable of performing death-defying stunts. This is the future of animatronics. Stuntronics are autonomous, self-correcting aerial performers that make on-the-go corrections to nail high-flying stunts every time. Basically robotic stuntpeople, hence the name. The Stuntronics robot features on-board accelerometer and gyroscope arrays supported by laser... Continue Reading →

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