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Does Disney Own Avatar?

TPU reader Jim wrote in to ask, “We all know Avatar at Animal Kingdom is behind schedule, but why did Disney decide to make four more sequels to a movie that many people have already forgotten about? Will the sequels be represented in the park?” Here’s the thing… Disney does not own the Avatar movie,

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Avatar Inspired Cirque du Soleil Show Opens November 12

Theme park fans have been skeptical about what a brand like “Avatar” would look like once opened at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. We still have a few years to wait and find out, however, I think a solid litmus test will be to see how Toruk – The First Flight sells tickets when it starts touring North

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D23 Announces New Experiences for Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Beyond

The 2015 D23 Disney Parks and Resorts Panel did not disappoint with several well-known rumors being confirmed along with some new ones that were quite the surprise! Coming in early 2016, Season of The Force will be a new seasonal event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland featuring completely new experiences not seen before at

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Virtual Magic Kingdom Unofficially Reborn on Minecraft

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In 2011, a gentleman by the Minecraft username “therealduckie” began laying the virtual blocks for what would eventually become the largest recreation of Walt Disney World on any of the game’s servers. The McMagic server boasts the ability to visit all four theme parks, several resort hotels, Typhoon Lagoon, Disney Cruise Line ships and even some backstage buildings. However, the server does

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Taiwan’s Disneyland Leofoo Village Theme Park

Located in Hsinchu County, Taiwan, Leofoo Village Theme Park is currently celebrating its 35th birthday with a celebration called 35 Colorful Year [sic]. The obligatory celebration merchandise and promotional events are all there, including a giant birthday cake, but nothing rivaling the Magic Kingdom’s Pepto-Bismol pink castle cake. Owned by the Leofoo Tourism Group, Leofoo

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