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Walt Disney Studios Park

Thursday, 1st November 2007

Tower of Terror: 22nd December 2007

01-tower22nddec-00.jpgThe Twilight Zone Tower of Terror will open on Saturday, 22nd December 2007. The biggest and most important single new attraction to open at Disneyland Resort Paris since 1995′ is due to open its creaking hotel doors to the public a full three months before the press and VIPs get a look.

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!

Friday, 19th October 2007

Palm trees over Disney Studios Paris

ImageHollywood just wouldn’t be Hollywood without its palm trees. Yesterday, the first four of many giant palms were planted (or rather, “installed”) in their new home at Walt Disney Studios Park, lining one side Hollywood Boulevard. It’s remarkable what a few tropical trees can do to a skyline…

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!

Wednesday, 17th October 2007

Corbin Bleu closes High School Musical On Tour’s first season in Paris

ImageIn pictures. The first, extended season of High School Musical On Tour at Walt Disney Studios Park came to a close with one final performance this Monday, featuring one very special guest: Corbin Bleu, star of both the original film, its mega-hit sequal and “Jump In!”, another hit Disney Channel movie.

Tuesday, 16th October 2007

Hooray for the Hollywood hills! (and more…)

ImageHollywood Boulevard’s placemaking grows with more signage, a fully-realised tunnel entrance and two slices of the Hollywood Hills themselves, continuing to liven up Walt Disney Studios Park with new colours, details and architecture - whether three-dimensional or not.

Saturday, 13th October 2007

Corbin Bleu to visit Walt Disney Studios this Monday

ImageCorbin Bleu, the irrepressibly “cool” star of High School Musical is set to make an unprecedented visit to Walt Disney Studios Park this coming Monday. Stars appearances are usually reserved for the press only. Not so for Corbin, who has a whole day planned to meet his fans…

Sunday, 7th October 2007

Tower landscaped, christened, freed from scaffolding…

Image…struck by lightning and… testing! Paris’ Tower of Terror inches ever closer to its first public opening in almost 70 years — its exterior now entirely uncovered, gardens filling with greenery, iconic neon sign facing outwards and even the first few elevators taking a plunge into The Twilight Zone.

Sunday, 7th October 2007

Oh happy day! First official trailer for ‘The Celebration Continues’

ImageWith the 25th Anniversary officially extended, work has already begun on a sequal to the successful campaign which marked its initial launch back in April. Following sightings of filmcrews in the park over past weeks, the first results are already online for the world to see… Oh happy day?

Sunday, 7th October 2007

Stitch Live logo takes on television conventions

ImageThe final logo for ‘Stitch Live‘ has been revealed in a showreel for the ‘25th Anniversary Continues… Big Time!’ advertisements, with an unusual style. Unlike any Disney attraction logo to come before, Stitch’s television studio debut appears to take on all the characteristics of a TV title card.

Thursday, 4th October 2007

25th Anniversary EXTENDED… “en grande!”

ImageDisneyland Resort Paris has extended its year-long 25th Anniversary Celebration. Originally launched on 1st April 2007 and due to close on 31st March 2008, the celebration is now confirmed to continue through the entire 2008 season, with travel brochures already pushing the extension.

Tuesday, 25th September 2007

Hollywood Tower accessorised with the art of Paris

ImageThe Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is a Hollywood hotel situated on a Hollywood Boulevard preceeded by a Californian original… but don’t expect its antique pre-show accessories to have crossed the Atlantic. As the latest ‘Envie de +’ magazine reveals, the art of Paris is perfect for a forgotten piece of Tinseltown.

Tuesday, 25th September 2007

Stitch Encounter’s chosen name goes “live”

ImageBack in June, we reported on a unique online poll to decide the final name of Stitch Encounter at Walt Disney Studios Park. This week, the overlooked fourth major new attraction of Paris’ 25th Anniversary Celebration finally has its chosen name revealed…

Monday, 24th September 2007

Boulevard builds further, full panorama uncovered

ImageHollywood Boulevard welcomes the completion of a second façade as the park’s hub at Disney Bros Plaza sees the removal of several trees. From the doors of Disney Studio 1, the placemaking movie sets now provide a full Hollywood panorama, even turning two dimensions to three.

Sunday, 23rd September 2007

El Capitan and the golden age in colour

ImageHollywood Boulevard continues to develop at an increasingly brisk pace, its buildings taking on warm coffee colours and even real windows. As the horizon of the new street slowly comes together, a familiar Disney landmark has made a surprise visit from California… the El Capitan.