D23 Expo Recap, Plus Universal News
Let's recap what we saw and learned at Disney's big fan event, but we're not forgetting some of the news we heard from Universal this week.
News from Disney's D23 Expo
Disney held its big D23 Expo in Anaheim last weekend, giving thousands of Disney superfans an inside look at many of the company's current - and upcoming - projects.
New Rides and Old Favorites Coming to Disneyland, Disney World: On Sunday morning, Disney Parks Chairman Josh d'Amaro revealed what's coming next to Disney Parks around the world. Here are the highlights.
Take a Sneak Peek at the D23 Expo and Disney Parks Pavilion: On Thursday night, I was one of the first people admitted to the show floor during a press preview of the D23 Expo, where we got a good look at the Disney Parks pavilion, Disney Archives exhibit... and even Walt Disney's airplane.
Disneyland Looks to 'Toon' Up Its Runaway Railway: Let's take a deeper dive into what we learned about one of Disneyland's upcoming attractions.
Why Is Disney Teasing Its Theme Park Fans? D'Amaro included a lengthy "Blue Sky" segment during his presentation, teasing five possible new projects for the Walt Disney World Resort. Is Disney fueling its own rumors now?
Hollywood Scream Queens Join Disney's Haunted Mansion Film: We got some more news about Disney's new try to bring the Haunted Mansion to the big screen.
Halloween Horror Nights
Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood Reboots in Style: While Robert was in Anaheim for the D23 Expo media preview, Jake Sundstrom took on the opening night of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood. We've got his review and walk-through videos of several top houses.
Why California Scares Florida's Theme Parks: Robert defends the honor of Southern California's haunts against About Theme Parks' Arthur Levine, who foolishly tries to argue that Florida is a better destination for Halloween fans. Check out Robert's post, then hop over to About Theme Parks to see what Arthur had to say.
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Thank you - as always - for your time and attention. Best wishes for the week ahead,
Robert Niles, Editor