Tokyo Disney Resort is preparing to roll out a number of big openings this spring. In addition to Fantasyland additions like a Beauty and the Beast dark ride, the park is also making improvements in Tomorrowland, where there will be a specialty popcorn shop and a Big Hero 6-themed ride. As we've mentioned I previous... Continue Reading →
Visual concept artist and cyberpunk pioneer Syd Mead has passed away at the age of 86. Mead is known for working on Sci-Fi films like Disney's Tron and Tomorrowland. The news of Mead's passing reportedly came from John McElroy of Autoline. McElroy first posted the news on his personal Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/100000162951234/posts/3186642048017862/?d=n Mead also worked... Continue Reading →
There's a new way to celebrate an upcoming attraction at Magic Kingdom.￼ A pair of TRON Lightcycles now sit outside Space Mountain in Tomorrowland. Guests are encouraged to use the ride vehicles as photo ops. TRON Lightcycle / Run is a new coaster coming to Magic Kingdom-- originally built at Shanghai Disney Resort. The ride... Continue Reading →
Tokyo Disneyland is undergoing a major expansion that will open in April 2020-- and one of the new additions we've been reporting on for more than a year is a popcorn specialty store. Well, now we know the name: Big Pop The Tomorrowland shop will feature a variety of different flavors as well as the... Continue Reading →
The Walt Disney Company is believed to be holding talks with Tesla Inc. to completely overhaul Tomorrowland Speedway, according to Electrek. Tesla, a company known for their futuristic and eco-friendly take on the automotive industry, is looking to change the gas-powered cars to “Tesla Model S for Kids” battery powered ride-on car built by Radio... Continue Reading →
At this point it seems like we're bringing you new photo updates of the TRON coaster construction in the back of Tomorrowland-- and that's because work is being done so rapidly. The track Magic Kingdom's newest roller coaster is nearly completely installed. Here are some photos of the progress, seen from the PeopleMover: Here's the... Continue Reading →
Construction crews are moving at light-speed as guests prepare to board the light cycle at Magic Kingdom. The TRON coaster in Tomorrowland is coming together... with multiple track pieces going vertical. You can see the latest progression here: The TRON attraction is expected to be open by Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary in 2021.
Walt Disney Imagineers and construction workers are putting in the groundwork for Magic Kingdom's TRON attraction-- set to open in time for Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary in 2021. With the foundation in place, the Tomorrowland project is now going vertical. The steel columns will serve as the framework that’ll support the coaster’s track in... Continue Reading →