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Muppets Courtyard Area coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios

Discussion in 'Muppet Headlines' started by pjtoadie, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. pjtoadie

    pjtoadie Well-Known Member

  2. AndyWan Kenobi

    AndyWan Kenobi Well-Known Member

    I'm actually leaving Disney today, and you just gave me a great reason to come back!
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  3. pjtoadie

    pjtoadie Well-Known Member

    Hope you had a great time! I'm going back in December and I really hope this rumor is true!
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  4. scooterfan360

    scooterfan360 Well-Known Member

    I can't wait to see what it will look like.
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  5. Muppet Master

    Muppet Master Well-Known Member

    If this is true than at least Disney has faith in the franchise.
  6. pjtoadie

    pjtoadie Well-Known Member

  7. scooterfan360

    scooterfan360 Well-Known Member

    it would be neat if they add a movie theater, that recreates the movie theater scenes from the Muppet movie, and the Muppets take Manhattan. and show Muppet movies, and show the non Muppet movies in 3D. and have pops at the ticket booth , scooter as an usher, and Kermit addressing the audience , telling them about the movies that they are about to see. and the Swedish chef as the vendor, at snack booth. and have piggy , and the rest of the Muppets be sitting in the theater seats, along with you. plus have them do crazy Muppet things, to make the theater a fun attraction.
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2016
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  8. FunnyBear

    FunnyBear Well-Known Member

    This is great, hopefully going to Disney next year. Maybe this means the show has done well enough to give Disney some faith with the franchise.
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  9. Kermieuk

    Kermieuk Well-Known Member

    Anyone know when this will open?? Is muppet vision 3D still open during the work?? I'm going in June, I'd be gutted if it was closed when I get there!?? :(
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  10. Muppy

    Muppy Well-Known Member

    Muppet Vision is remaining open, throughout the entire construction.
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  11. RowlfFan12

    RowlfFan12 Active Member

    It's my dream to see Muppet Vision 3D IN the theatre in WDW. I hope I can go soon...
  12. Kermieuk

    Kermieuk Well-Known Member

    Phewww, thank you. :)
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  13. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    This is some of the most exciting news in some time. I was worried when I saw Muppet Stuff's headline about MV3D at WDW, the story would be about the permanent closing of MV3D (like how they turned MV3D into some awful Frozen thing at California Adventure at Disneyland) An expanded Muppety world? Awwww...my imagination runs wild. Hopefully one day we could get rides, but a Muppet themed restaurant for the first time ever? *melts*

    More info and pics on the transformation of Pizza Planet into a new Muppet themed eatery and other fun stuff
  14. Duke Remington

    Duke Remington Well-Known Member

    The area being renamed Muppets Courtyard is official:

    It would also be awesome if the new Muppet area were to include Rowlf's Tavern from the new show. And it could have an animatronic Rowlf at his piano, singing songs, cracking jokes, etc.; like Sonny Eclipse at Magic Kingdom's Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe.

    I'd even like if they built Timmy's Treats (as referenced in The Muppets Character Encyclopedia).

    They could even retheme the Christmas store in the area, It's a Wonderful Shop, to the Scrooge & Marley counting house from The Muppet Christmas Carol.
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  15. pjtoadie

    pjtoadie Well-Known Member

  16. tutter_fan

    tutter_fan Well-Known Member

    They should have a live version of Newsie having people around the area in the new Muppet Courtyard doing interviews with him, only to end up having sailly things happen to him like usual
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  17. Muppet Master

    Muppet Master Well-Known Member

    Yes, this is amazing, at least if The Muppets gets cancelled now it will soften the blow a bit, because Disney is interested in the muppets as a franchise, and who knows maybe this means that The Muppets will get a season 2 renewal.
  18. beakerboy12

    beakerboy12 Well-Known Member

    These are actually some really fun developments. In regards to the Muppet restaurant, recent construction photos basically confirm Pizza Planet will not be returning -- at least to that location. With the section officially Muppets-themed, I would be surprised if it came back as anything other that what's been speculated. Make plans now, because the place is "re-opening" November 7!
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  19. KGJC

    KGJC Well-Known Member

    It would be really nice if they have a statue of Jim and Kermit there.
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  20. Duke Remington

    Duke Remington Well-Known Member

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