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Toon Studio Launch

Saturday, 20th October 2007

Video: Final HSM On Tour, rides & interview with Corbin Bleu at Walt Disney Studios

ImageHere it is, the final part of our Corbin Bleu mini-series! We’ve seen the High School Musical 2 star meeting journalists, starring in his own pre-parade, making a cameo in the final High School Musical On Tour and riding the attractions of the Studios. Now, you can see it all in two exclusive videos!

Thursday, 18th October 2007

Blockbuster thrills tested by Corbin Bleu

ImageBetween promotion for his new album and High School Musical 2, Corbin Bleu took the time to enjoy some of the biggest thrills at Walt Disney Studios Park during his visit on Monday, including favourite Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster and a brand new experience for the American star — Crush’s Coaster!

Sunday, 1st July 2007

Disney Wish Lounge opens for easier dreams

ImageA special new lounge has been inaugurated by Disneyland Resort Paris as part of its commitment to the ‘Disney Wish Program’, an organisation which helps dreams come true for children with life-threatening illnesses. The Disney Wish Lounge provides a place for these guests to relax at the heart of Disneyland Park, and during the Toon Studio press weekend was inaugurated by Karl Holz and countless guests.

Saturday, 23rd June 2007

Crush’s Coaster - The Official Ride Video

ImageWant to see how DLRP’s official cameras picked up the action of Crush? Grab shell, dude! Following our look at all the Toon Studio publicty photos and officical Cars footage on Thursday, we can now take a ride from Crush’s outside “splash” to his encounters with Nemo and Squirt, from a brush with flourescent jellyfish to a reconstructed ride on the EAC…

Thursday, 21st June 2007

Toon Studio Press Event: Animated Publicity

ImageOne of the most important aspects of a press event at Disneyland Resort Paris is the material the resort gives to its invited press and journalists. If they produce good quality work, they’re more likely to be given a mention in various media across Europe. With that in mind, we’re looking at the final fruits of the press event - the full set of publicity photos - and you can tell us how well they did…

Thursday, 21st June 2007

Toon Studio Press Event: Under the spell of darkness

ImageChances to see Walt Disney Studios Park in darkness are usually restricted to the cold Winter months, when the limited sun sets in the afternoon and guests are treated to the park at its very best, illuminated by colourful studio lighting from all angles. Luckily, we don’t have to wait until October to be the first to see Toon Studio under the magical spell of darkness…

Thursday, 21st June 2007

Toon Studio Press Event: Ratatouille characters preview

ImageRats from the sewers of Paris have infested the new Toon Studio area of Walt Disney Studios Park. The infestation became clear during the press event to mark the opening of the new land, when… wait - these are just Pixar characters! It’s time to meet the newest members of the Disney character family, as Rémy and Emile arrive in Marne-la-Vallée.

Thursday, 21st June 2007

Toon Studio Press Event: Evening entertainment, ‘famous’ faces

ImageOpening ceremonies complete, it was time for Toon Studio to put on a show. As the VIP guests (along with press and other invitees) stepped onto the new studio lot this past saturday, they were met with countless characters, live music, themed barbeques and unlimited rides on the three main ‘film set’ attractions… but did anyone know who they were?

Wednesday, 20th June 2007

Toon Studio Press Event: Inauguration Ceremony

ImageAnother year, another flashy attraction ‘inauguration’ ceremony… times at Disneyland Resort Paris have certainly changed! Whilst Tower of Terror may have loomed ahead with its size and stature, it was always the “Toons” project that seemed the most interesting from the 2005 announcement. Over two years on, it’s here, it’s complete, and it’s time to experience the grand opening…

Tuesday, 19th June 2007

High School Musical On Tour arrives at the Studios

ImageIt’s time to “Bop bop bop, bop to the top!” as the High School Musical phenomenon has well and truly arrived at Disneyland Resort Paris! This Summer’s brand new street show premiered this weekend during the Toon Studio press events to fantastic reaction from guests, showcasing a lively mix of basketball, cheerleaders, singing and school romance five times a day.

Monday, 18th June 2007

Toon Studio: Ratatouille arrives, Press Event preparations

Image16th June 2007. This past Saturday, the morning of the Toon Studio Press Event, guests entered Walt Disney Studios Park under the shadow of cloudy skies - the Disneyland Resort Paris press event curse had struck again! Luckily, some bright new faces from Pixar’s latest were waiting to welcome, and preparations for the evening’s events added a buzz of anticipation…

Sunday, 17th June 2007

Toon Studio: Opening day

ImageA whole 879 days since the project was announced in January 2005, opening day for Toon Studio arrived! Last weekend, 9th June, saw an unprecedented number of guests flood through the gates of Walt Disney Studios Park, rush through Disney Studio 1 and wait eagerly on Disney Bros Plaza for the grand opening ceremony to begin…

Sunday, 17th June 2007

Toon Studio: Countdown continues every day

ImageNo, that’s not some wildly inaccurate height restriction for Crush’s Coaster you see beside this item - it’s a countdown. As eager fans and guests arrived at Disneyland Resort Paris on 9th June for the official public inauguration of Toon Studio and its two new attractions, they thought the countdown was finally over… infact, it will continue each and every day this Summer!

Sunday, 17th June 2007

Toon Studio: Posters up, walls down

ImageWhilst we were taking a break at the start of June, Toon Studio continued to race ahead to the finish, finally losing all of its construction walls and gaining a brand new set of character posters. Before the grand opening events, then, let’s finish the Toon Studio story with what could be our very last, final progress report from the Toons…

Friday, 1st June 2007

Toon Studio: A closer look at animated touches

ImageThe new Toon Studio area and its colourful entrance gate plaza continues to be open for guests each and every day leading up to the grand inauguration on 9th June. They say you only really begin to appreciate Disneyland on your second visit, and since we only took a quick glance at the area in the last article, let’s return to the Toons to see what a second look at their animated touches brings up…