Join us for episode 12 of the Theme Park Trader podcast!

Show notes:

Goodbye to the Earffel Tower at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Dan and I discuss our fondest memories of the tower at Hollywood Studios as it was reported earlier this week that the tower was removed from the park entirely.

We discuss our thoughts on whether we are likely to ever see it again and the significance it held on the park since its opening in 1989.

Video Preview of Disney Town at Shanghai

Dan and I discuss our thoughts on the video preview of Disney Town over at Shanghai, as seen below by the guys over at Shanghai Expat!

Beauty and the Beast area at Tokyo Disneyland

Dan and I discuss our thoughts on the announcement that Tokyo Disneyland is to receive a huge Beauty and the Beast expansion that will include both Belle’s Village and Beasts Castle alongside a shop, restaurant and new trackless attraction.

More on the brand new land announcement which is set to open in 2020 in our new story where you can also check out concept art here.

Big Hero 6 Attraction Coming to Tokyo Disneyland

Disney also announced that a brand new Big Hero 6 attraction would be joining the Beauty and the Beast area. Dan and I chat through our thoughts on the concept art and why at first glance we think Disney could have done more with this one.

More on the Big Hero 6 attraction here.

The Exorcist Coming to Halloween Horror Nights 2016

Another classic horror movie is joining Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios this year! Dan and I discuss the potential with this one including the infamous pea soup scene!

More on the announcement here.

Rivers of Light Sneak Preview

We discuss our thoughts on the below sneak peak of Rivers of Light:

Fulton’s Crab House Becoming Paddlefish

Dan and I discuss the announcement and the new menu and format to the restaurant and chat about the future of Disney Springs in general and what this could mean for restaurants like The BOATHOUSE.

More on the name change and the revamped look here.

Disney Live Action Movie News

We end the podcast this week by discussing the next few years worth of live action movies that Disney announced earlier this week and I also end the podcast by giving my spoiler-free review of Captain America: Civil War.

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