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Shanghai Disneyland Online

Overnight, Shanghai Disneyland went live with their new website, with this more flattering rendering of the proposed new castle. Named “Storybook Castle” according to the site, it will be “the most interactive Disney castle yet, complete with entertainment, dining and performance spaces.” No doubt there will be plenty of opportunities to meet and dine [...]

Surprisingly Unsurprising Shanghai Surprise

In Shanghai, tomorrow has already arrived and so Disney has finally and officially announced the Shanghai Disneyland project. Disney released the first renderings for the park on its blog, and Imagineer Bob Weis, who has been Tweeting pictures from the construction site, posted this brief video of the groundbreaking:

So what have we learned [...]

One Week And Counting…

News emerged overnight that the announcement we’ve long been waiting for is nearly here. We’ve known for a while that an announcement about Shanghai Disneyland could possibly arrive in early April, but as April rapidly approached the endless intractable red tape that has surrounded the years and years of negotiations with the Chinese government showed [...]

The Shanghai Disneyland Rorschach Test

Tell me, what do YOU see?

Disney has just completed their 2011 Investor’s Conference, wining and dining the analysts who will be setting arbitrary goals for the company in the upcoming year and punishing or rewarding them accordingly. Part of the presentation involved the still-officially-unannounced Shanghai Disneyland, and we now have another frustratingly vague [...]