The Walt Disney Co. has just announced that they have agreed to purchase Lucasfilm Ltd. from George Lucas for $4.05 billion in cash and stock. George Lucas has been well-known for maintaining creative control over all details that bear the Lucasfilm name, so it comes as no surprise that he will continue as a creative [...]
Disney does it right. For years, theme park goers have found themselves amazed by the amount of detail Walt Disney Imagineering puts into creating new experiences for its guests. Everything from the line queues, ride vehicles, and walkways, to the background music, cast member costuming, and building structures are examined when creating a new area [...]
Photos of Little Mermaid in soft previews The grand opening of the new Fantasyland at Walt Disney World is getting closer. On December 6, 2012 everyone will be able to see this area that has been under construction for several years. I am getting excited to see all the new areas and attractions.
When Walt Disney first designed the Magic Kingdom, he made it clear that alcohol was not to be sold. The concept for the park was to be “family oriented” with children and their parents enjoying time together. Much unlike what happens at some carnivals, state fairs, or non-Disney theme parks, an adult member of the [...]
Early yesterday morning I headed over to Magic Kingdom to check out the progress of some of the construction – and I took some photos along the way! With New Fantasyland nearing completion and some of the smaller projects around the park, there was plenty to see.
Back in April, I shed some light on the Dooney & Bourke phenomenon that has taken Disney enthusiasts by storm. It was at this time that Disney Design Group announced a new collection focusing on the retro icons of the Disneyland Resort. While this was well-received, Walt Disney World fans began to speculate whether or [...]