Disney’s foundation may have been built on animation, but these days, Disney is powered by franchises. That’s especially true in the theme parks; where major expansions have recently been announced based on some of Disney’s newer, blockbuster franchises like Star Wars, Marvel and... Avatar. And while you may have no…
This week, Disney opens their first Marvel Studios theme park ride in the United States, called Guardians of the Galaxy—Mission: Breakout! Though it features many, many elements from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, don’t let that fool you: the ride is in a world all its own... and it’s only the beginning.
Ever wondered what sailing down the River Styx would be like? Taking a boat into a scary and unknown world, only to be greeted by a terrifying figure signaling your impending fate? Thanks, Disney!
Next month, the world’s first Guardians of the Galaxy theme park ride opens at Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim, CA. And as the clock ticks down to the opening, Disney just revealed the six songs that make up the ride’s soundtrack.
The creator of Avatar, James Cameron, just blew the ending of his potential five film movie universe. And he did it with a theme park. Stay with us here, cause it’s a little weird.
Disney and James Cameron are still trying to convince the world that Avatar remains a thing. And who knows, they might be right...eventually. Seven years after the film debuted, and right in the midst of four planned sequels, the Mouse has revealed that Pandora - The World of Avatar is opening in summer 2017 at…
You only have a few more months to enter... The Twilight Zone. Disney has announced that it will officially close the doors to the ride Twilight Zone: Tower of Terror on January 2, 2017, making way for Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout.
There’s news coming from the world of Pandora.
We all love King Kong, but one of things that’s great about him is he brings on a great set of other monsters with him. On the big screen, he’s setting up for a showdown with Godzilla, and at Universal Studios Orlando things are getting even crazier.
King Kong has long been a staple of Universal Studios theme parks. From Kongfrontation to his appearances on the Studio Tour tram ride, the Eighth Wonder of the World has always terrorized park attendees. But now, things are getting much, much bigger.
2014’s hit film, The Lego Movie, was destined for sequels. And those will be coming in a few years. But next year in January, you can see Wildstyle, Unikitty, MetalBeard and Benny on the big screen–exclusively at Legolands everywhere.
It's called "The Shire" — of course — and god willing it will have so many delicious second breakfasts.
Universal Studios in Japan has constructed an Attack on Titan experience that allows guests to enjoy the feeling of being trapped inside the massive jaws of a Titan. Amazing.
Disney wants to build the jungles of Pandora in Florida, creating an Avatar-themed land in Disney’s Animal Kingdom park.
When John Baptist Greco built Holy Land USA in Waterbury, Connecticut, he envisioned it as a pilgrimage site for American Christians. Closed since 1984 however, the long-neglected park now looks more like a horror movie set than a place for wholesome family fun.
Now that Disney has announced its Lucasfilm purchase and intentions to slap Star Wars all over their theme parks and resorts — no mere Star Tours here, folks — the rest of the world has started dreaming up the ultimate Star Wars theme park.
This concept sketch of the entrance to Disneyland's Tomorrowland is one of the earliest designs for Tomorrowland known to exist. Made in either 1953 or 1954, it's not even known what Disney artist sketched this retrofuturistic gem. The image appears in the book The Art of Disneyland by Jeff Kurtti and Bruce Gordon…
A gigantically excessive former Airship Hangar built on a Soviet Base in Berlin has found new life as a gigantically excessive water park. It's like a man-made island inside with a water slide that propels people up to 44mph.