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Could Winnie The Pooh Be Removed From Shanghai Disneyland?

Believe it or not, there’s a good chance that Winnie the Pooh might be removed from Shanghai Disneyland in the near future. That’s right, no more character meet-and-greets, no more merchandise and the attractions could get re-themed. For those unfamiliar, Shanghai Disneyland has two Pooh attractions: The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh,  a duplicate

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New Nighttime Spectaculars Headed to Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Two new nighttime spectaculars have been announced for Walt Disney World coming in 2019! Both Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be receiving brand new shows! Epcot Forever will replace the long-running Illuminations: Reflections of Earth in fall 2019 until the new permanent replacement is ready for prime-time. Based on what we know, the new

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Names Unveiled for Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Attractions – Plus New Teaser Videos

We now know the names of the two attractions coming to Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios! While we knew the major e-ticket attraction was aboard the Millenium Falcon, we now know that the name of the attraction is called Millenium Falcon: Smugglers Run. Guests will take on one of three

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New Beauty And The Beast Sing-A-Long Show Headed to Epcot’s France Pavillion

Just announced at 2018 D23’s Destination D event, a new show is headed to the France pavilion at Epcot. Most likely jumping off of the success of the Frozen Sing-Along show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, there will be an all new sing along for another popular Disney film going into the Impressions de France theater.

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More “Trump 2020” Banners Appearing at Walt Disney World

Do you remember the guy who hung the “Trump 2020” banner on Main Street USA in September 2018? As it turns out, he’s actually been doing it several times since that incident. Despite, as he claims, that he has been trespassed at Walt Disney World. Apparently on November 7th, 2018 Dion Cini (the guy who hung

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Why Didn’t They Tear Down Universe of Energy Entirely and Build The Guardians of the Galaxy Coaster From Scratch?

Theme Park University reader Nick writes in, “Hey, I’ve got a strange question. I was in Epcot the other day and noticed that the old Universe of Energy building was gutted from the front wall and you could see all the way through the back. It’s basically an empty shell at this point. My question:

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Will Epcot’s Guardians Coaster Be The Next Harry Potter and The Escape from Gringott’s?

A recent Disney patent uncovered for the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy roller coaster at Epcot can give us a lot of insight as to what kind of ride is in store. Ever since the Universe of Energy (or Ellen’s Energy Adventure) closed in August 2017, there has been quite a bit of speculation as

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Will The New Guardians of the Galaxy Coaster Be Anti-Epcot?

Theme Park University reader Tom wrote in to ask, “I have been following your page for a while now and I like your thoughts on different happenings in theme parks so I have a question. The Guardians of the Galaxy coaster in Epcot seems to go against the idea of Epcot. Granted there are several

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What Is Going On With Epcot’s Planned Brazil Pavilion?

We recently got this question in our inbox from Sergio. He writes, “Hi TPU, First of all, great job you guys do with this site. It’s addictive. So, I’d like to know what you can tell us about the so much promised Brazilian Pavillion at EPCOT. Regards, Sergio”  First of all, Sergio, thanks for the

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“The Happiest Place” Graphic Novel Brings New Spin on Disney Inspired Fan Fiction

As a fan of theme parks, there are dozens of ways to express your interest in the subject. Some start websites and YouTube channels, others create fan art and then there are also a ton of books out there. When the creators of “The Happiest Place” contacted me to review their Disney Park inspired graphic

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