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Old 11-05-2010, 08:47 AM   #1
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Interesting to finally see this one confirmed, after so long of being aware of the plans.
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The project was actually confirmed about a year ago...I wrote a whole research paper on Disney in China It's projected to open around 2015 or so I believe?
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Interesting to finally see this one confirmed, after so long of being aware of the plans.
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Will be interesting to see what the park(s) will look like. Will Disney stick with the "tried and tested" or try something new? A mix of both maybe? And are we going to see an "invasion" of Marvel characters or perhaps a whole park dedicated to them (along the lines of Univeral's "Islands of Adventure)?
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I think it's a safe bet that the first gate will be a Disneyland/Magic Kingdom variant. When the foreign investors plunk down the money for their own Disney resort, they want the tried-and-true classic, not an experiment. Once the first park is well established, they get a bit more adventuresome with the subsequent parks. And so far, no matter how good the additional park concepts may be (Epcot, Tokyo Disney Sea, Studios, etc.), none manage to pull in the same crowds as the Magic Kingdom next door. As to a Marvel presence in China... I don't think it'll be big, because Classic Disney is a way bigger brand over there.
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