Phantom Manor pictured in Feb 2018
The Phantom Manor, the Haunted Mansion that resides in Disneyland Paris, is set to return May 3, 2018. The Lengthy refurbishment that left the iconic attraction closed for 16 months has been extended at least three times since the attraction shuttered its doors in early January 2018.
Finally this week Disneyland Paris officials announced the attraction’s reopening date with a trailer (below). While the attraction has received extensive updates and fixes, it’s not thought that it will be radically different when it opens its doors again in May. Continue reading
Today Disney released further details of the coming overhaul of Epcot including a revamp of the Wonders of Life pavilion into a “play” themed pavilion as well as an artist’s rendering of the new vision for the Epcot entrance plaza that had social media buzzing most of the day, and for good reason.
In the 1930’s walt had been working on an animated short starring Mickey Mouse in The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. While this project was in the works, Walt had a chance meeting with conductor Leopold Stokowski at Chasen’s Restaurant in Hollywood. They had dinner together and Walt explained his latest project. Stokowski was fascinated and said he would love to conduct it.