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Fantasyland 2.5

Now officially known as New Fantasyland, the expansion has seen many changes

Ending months of online speculation, Disney took the opportunity of a recent Parks and Resorts press event to reveal a number of changes to the previously-announced expansion of the Magic Kingdom’s Fantasyland area. Prompted by criticism of the earlier plan’s heavy focus on [...]

Mermaids… In… SPACE…

So, you’re watching C-SPAN, getting a taste of the NASA Information Technology Summit, and naturally there’s a presentation by Walt Disney Imagineering about the new Fantasyland project in Florida.

Naturally.

Jack Blitch, Vice President and General Manager of Walt Disney Imagineering – Florida, made an appearance at the NASA conference to discuss the use of [...]

The Future Of Fantasy

The most recent Fantasyland expansion art from Walt Disney World, October 2009 Original concept art for the Fantasyland expansion from the D23 Expo, September 2009 The Little Mermaid – Ariel’s Adventure Closeup of the Little Mermaid show building from the original rendering of the Fantasyland expansion Closeup of the Little Mermaid show building from [...]

D23 – Day Three

Oh lordy.

I managed to make it back to the motor lodge, but I’m not sure I can keep my eyes open long enough to say anything intelligible. For those of you planning on coming to D23 next year, I recommend an extensive training regimen and sleep deprivation training. It’s hard core.

Anyway, if you [...]

Fantasy Or Reality?

There have been many intense rumors lately that the Magic Kingdom’s desperately needed Fantasyland facelift was coming, once more, perilously close to a greenlight. We’ve heard that before, and the Fantasyland rumors now go back several years. But today, things got a little more interesting:

Today, the D-Report’s Soft-Opening site posted the above image; [...]