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  1. Guardians Conversion Kicks Off with Movie Premiere

    Disney California Adventure’s plan to retheme the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror early next year as Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: Breakout is supposed to be the first step in gradually converting most of the park's Hollywood Land to a Marvel-centric universe.

    What’s supposed to remain untouched are the Hyperion Theatre, Disney Animation building, and Off the Page—creating an awkward blockade between the Guardians tower and what will become the other Marvel attractions.
  2. Disneyland Hanging Up Pay Phones

    About a month ago, construction walls popped up around the pay telephones at the Village Haus restaurant and at the exit for Space Mountain.

    The walls have since come down, and the phones are gone. The plan is going to remove all the pay telephones in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. The pay telephones will remain in Downtown Disney and at the hotels.

    The reason for removal is obvious. With most every guest carrying a mobile device, the pay phones have become ...
    Featured , USAT
  3. Mad T Party to replace ElecTRONica at Disney California Adventure

    When Disney announced last year that ElecTRONica, the nighttime dance party introduced at Disney California Adventure in September 2010 to promote the then-upcoming release of Tron: Legacy, would be extended through Spring 2012, the reactions of MousePlanet readers ranged from delighted to disgusted. One reader groused that the DCA expansion project had left park managers "too busy, tired, cash-strapped, and lazy to try and come up with something else," but another reader said "someone like myself ...
  4. World of Color Fastpass details revealed

    Disney confirmed tonight that they will use the Fastpass system to issue tickets for the World of Color show starting on June 11. Mary Niven, vice president of DCA, describes the World of Color viewing area as a theater, and says that the viewing in Paradise Park and the bridge to Ariel's Grotto will be controlled via tickets.

    Tickets can be obtained via three methods - the previously announced fixe-prix meals at Ariel's Grotto and the Wine Country Tratoria; the just-announced Picnic meals; ...

    Updated 06-01-2010 at 11:53 PM by AVP

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  5. D23 Expo - Disney Theme Parks and Resorts Interviews

    Yesterday, I visited the Disney Theme Parks and Resorts pavilion. I took the opportunity to interview three imagineers for future podcasts: Kevin Rafferty, Josh Gorin, and Mark Schirmer.

    You may remember Kevin Rafferty from previous interviews both Mark and I had with him to discuss Toy Story Midway Mania. This time we talked about the new attractions going into the Radiator Springs land in Disney's California Adventure. We focus on the Radiator Springs Racers, but you'll find ...