Tag Archives: Disney/MGM Studios

Unrealized Attractions: Copperfield’s Magic Underground

With all of the changes happening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios currently, today we will focus on an attraction that never became a reality, despite its announcement. Copperfield’s Magic Underground was scheduled to open at the Disney/MGM Studios in the summer of 1998, but never even started construction. First, here is a little background on why

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Top 9 Reasons Why Disney’s Hollywood Studios Has Become A Dinosaur

Even though Disney’s Hollywood Studios ranked as the least popular of the Walt Disney World theme parks according to the 2014 Themed Entertainment Association figures, the park is far from a failure. Ranked as the eighth most popular theme park in the world, DHS is definitely getting a name change and a rumored $3 billion

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Disney To Close Studio Backlot Tour And How To #SaveWDW

On September 19, 2014 Cast Members at the Studio Backlot Tour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios were  told that the attraction will be closing on September 27, 2014 and some will be assigned new roles within the company as a result. Even though it has gone through some major changes/neutering over the years, this was one

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Why don’t productions film in Orlando theme parks anymore?

A Theme Park University reader, who also happens to be a Cast Member at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, wrote in to ask, “What happened to all the production that happened at Universal Studios Florida and the Disney/MGM Studios? I look around, but there is little-to-no information concerning why Universal, Disney AND Nickelodeon all shut down one

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