Posted Sunday, February 10, 2008 9:43 PM | Contributed by Jeff
Disney is embarking on a $1.1 billion, five-year effort to get California Adventure on track. The blueprints call for ripping out ho-hum rides and adding elaborate new ones, rebuilding the park’s entrance — a hodgepodge of turnstiles, a miniature Golden Gate Bridge and pastel tile murals — to shift the focus to Disney iconography. In June, Disney will unveil a glimpse of the shoot-for-the-moon bet it is making on California Adventure’s makeover, with the introduction of a ride called Toy Story Mania. More than three years in the making, and estimated to cost about $80 million, the attraction essentially puts guests inside a video game.
Read more from The NY Times.
I sure hope that they do not put all of there eggs in one basket with toy story mania. Granted I have not been on the attraction yet, but could a shooter dark ride be enough?
Rumor the Cars ride is over $200m!
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