Walt Disney World/LOTR & Hobbit negotiations

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Walt Disney World/LOTR & Hobbit negotiations

Postby Catch-up » Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:10 pm

Looks like the Shire may come to Disney!

WDW News Today is reporting rumors that The Walt Disney Co. and Warner Bros. have signed or are close to an agreement that could bring the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit franchises to its theme parks.


Very much a rumor, but I would love to see it happen! :D

This is right on the heels of Disney releasing concept art for the Avatar additions to their Animal Kingdom theme park:

http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2013/10/first-look-avatar-to-come-to-life-at-disneys-animal-kingdom/
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Re: Walt Disney World/LOTR & Hobbit negotiations

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:27 pm

Well that might be the one thing that would make me want to go back to a Disney theme park - so long as they don't have all dancing and singing parades of elves and hobbits... :shifty:
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Re: Walt Disney World/LOTR & Hobbit negotiations

Postby Penfold » Sat Oct 12, 2013 10:18 pm

I might be tempted if they used Terry Pratchett style Elves. ;)
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Re: Walt Disney World/LOTR & Hobbit negotiations

Postby Catch-up » Sun Oct 13, 2013 12:04 am

:lol: That reminded me of this:

John Hammond: All major theme parks have delays. When they opened Disneyland in 1956, nothing worked!
Ian Malcolm: Yeah, but, John, if The Pirates of the Caribbean breaks down, the pirates don't eat the tourists.
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