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Terrible Rumor: Muppet*Vision 3D to close in DisneyLand California

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by Muppet fan 123, Apr 10, 2013.

  1. Muppet fan 123

    Muppet fan 123 Well-Known Member

    I feared this.

    I'm really worried about this. But I'm really not surprised that this is a thought. They don't even use the theater for Muppets all day. Whenever they have a new movie to promote, they use the theater as a place to show the 3D trailers.

    I'd be really sad if this is really true. I would hate for them to take it away before I even have a chance to see it once. :(

    Disney, tell us this isn't true!
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  2. galagr

    galagr Well-Known Member

    "Disney is considering expanding their Pixar presence in the Disney California Adventure park". Becuase, you know, they haven't made ANY recent Pixar renovations lately ...
  3. MuppetSpot

    MuppetSpot Well-Known Member

    Please no every time I go to Disney California adventure I look forward to Muppet Vision 3D.
  4. MissMusical12

    MissMusical12 Well-Known Member

    I'd be saddened if the one in Disney's California Adventure closed, but we always still have the one in Disney World (at Disney's Hollywood Studios) if anything. (Actually, the one in Disney World is a bit older than the one in Disneyland).
  5. MuppetSpot

    MuppetSpot Well-Known Member

    Do you mean California Adventure
  6. Muppet fan 123

    Muppet fan 123 Well-Known Member

    Yeah. The one in WDW was opened in 1991, so all the Muppeteers were very involved in the creation and the layout (as well as other stuff) of MV3D. Jim had a lot to say in the plans of everything too. It was planned shortly before his death. :(
    The one in Disneyland opened in 2001. Although the actual theater and the film (and pre-show) is the same as in WDW, the layout is extremely different. Those decisions all came from the Imagineers.
  7. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    I'm pretty sure Jerry Nelson wasn't involved, though he did record voices for Here Comes the Muppets and performed in The Muppets at Walt Disney World. Then again, I think I read that Muppet*Vision 3D was actually filmed at Disneyland (or at least in California) even though it was only shown at Walt Disney World for so many years.

    Hopefully this is a rumor, especially considering the success of the previous film and the upcoming film. It's bad enough Disney isn't releasing more old productions (and the number of new stuff has been a bit small as well).
  8. muppetlover123

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member

    i know they have TMA coming literly next year. i would think they would want more muppet presence in the park and maybe a new ride.
  9. Scooterforever

    Scooterforever Well-Known Member

    What's TMA again? "The Muppet Adventure?" While it would be a shame if they closed MV3D in Disneyland, as people mentioned we still have the one in Disneywolrd. Not to get off track, but I remember how sad I was when Universal closed down the Back To the Future ride. I'm a huge fan of the film, and loved the ride. Still, the "futuristic" part takes place in 2015:) , so it's a little dated to say the least.
  10. MuppetSpot

    MuppetSpot Well-Known Member

    I don't rember the bttf ride but did they replace with the Simpsons ride
  11. muppetlover123

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member

    TMA is The Muppets...Again the new muppet film :)
  12. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    You see... I don't understand why they don't want to put the money to expanding the park itself, and keeping some of the older attractions. It would be expensive, but it's not like going to Disneyworldland Adventure costs 4 bucks per person. Disney has a Muppet Movie to promote, keeping that attraction up will help the movie's marketing, and the movie will make the ride more successful as a result.

    I don't mind the idea of a Pixar area, since Pixar's their main money maker, but how much more do they really need? Toy Story, Nemo, Cars, and Monsters Inc are their franchise films. Those are the only ones that really make the kiddy dollars they want. other than costumed walk abouts of the other films, I don't see what they think they need to ad.
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  13. Muppet fan 123

    Muppet fan 123 Well-Known Member

    It makes no sense to close an attraction that they just made a comeback with, and are still buiding up with, with even more movies coming in the future.

    Y'know that Monsters Inc ride that the rumor states will be there? My family has always been saying how a ride like that would be good in Disney Parks. Great! Now a rumor shows that it will be coming, but in the spot of my favorite attraction!

    If this sadly ends up being true, I'm trying as hard as I can to make a trip out to L.A. to see it before it goes. I'll be really sad if this is true.
  14. BobThePizzaBoy

    BobThePizzaBoy Well-Known Member

    I should point out that even though I've never been to Disney's California Adventure, I do know that this ride is right next to Muppet*Vision 3D there.
  15. SuperGzilla12

    SuperGzilla12 Well-Known Member

    Is it safe to start calling them "Prixar" yet? :laugh:
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  16. BobThePizzaBoy

    BobThePizzaBoy Well-Known Member

    We started calling them that the day Cars 2 came out.
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  17. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Personally, I'm waiting for an entire land based on the Luxo Jr. shorts.
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  18. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Hey! Let's all hate on them now. They're popular and therefore it makes our complaints valid.
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  19. SuperGzilla12

    SuperGzilla12 Well-Known Member

    This is a forum for hipsters, isn't it? :D
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  20. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Seriously... I can't believe Pixar gets so much hate from two movies when Sony Animation exists. I do respect them for hiring Genddy Tartikofsky, though. Too bad they don't let him and his old Dexter's Lab and Samurai Jack friends write them.

    Still... Cars 2. Really? They've made Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, or as I like to call it, Toriko for morons. And Hotel Transylvania was their magnum opus! I'm deathly afraid of what they're going to do with Popeye.

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