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Disneyland Shares First Look at Tom Holland In New Web Slingers Ride at Avengers Campus

Disneyland Shares First Look at Tom Holland In New Web Slingers Ride at Avengers Campus

Tom Holland is bringing Spider-Man to Disney California Adventure park in Anaheim, Calif.

The 24-year-old actor is reprising his Marvel role for the new WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure ride in the new Avengers Campus land.

“What Disney Imagineers have created is pretty spectacular. I mean, when I first joined playing Spider-Man, I went to Avengers Headquarters and it was just a bunch of green screens,” Tom says in the video. “So the fact that there’s a legit place where people can go and visit is pretty awesome.”

“I’m just super excited to shared this with the fans, but also experience it for myself,” he added. “For me, personally, it’s the most I’ve ever felt like Spider-Man.”

On WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure, “your mission will be to test-drive the aspiring inventor’s latest invention, the WEB Slinger vehicle, and discover your web-slinging super powers! Through specially designed, innovative technology that recognizes body movements and gestures, you will reach out your hands and sling webs from your wrists, just like Spider-Man. As the WEB Slinger vehicles progress, you will virtually pass through several other Campus addresses, including Pym Test Kitchen, Avengers Headquarters and the Collector’s Fortress, also home to Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! As the mission continues, Spider-Bots will become harder and harder to beat as they continue to multiply.”

Learn more about the ride on the Disney Parks Blog!

Disneyland recently revealed it’s latest plans on when the Avengers Campus will open!

In case you missed them, new photos were released over the weekend of Tom on set of the upcoming Spider-Man 3, along with co-star Zendaya.


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Disneyland Suspends Annual Pass Program For the Unforeseeable Future

Disneyland Suspends Annual Pass Program For the Unforeseeable Future

Disneyland is bringing a more permanent halt to it’s annual passes!

The Anaheim, Calif., theme park’s president Ken Potrock shared the news in a statement on Thursday afternoon (January 14).

“We want to thank our Annual Passholders for their understanding during this closure period,” he said. “Due to the continued uncertainty of the pandemic and limitations around the reopening of our California theme parks, we will be issuing appropriate refunds for eligible Disneyland Resort Annual Passports and sunsetting the current program.”

“We are currently developing new membership offerings that will utilize consumer insights to deliver choice, flexibility and value for our biggest fans,” Ken added.

Last year, after continued closures at the Anaheim resort, park goers were able to get refunds or delay their annual pass membership until they opened.

Disneyland and other theme parks across California have long been battling the state government on trying to open their parks.

Other Disney parks across the world have opened (one closed again). Walt Disney World in Florida reopened back in July and remains open to this day.

One of Disneyland’s parking lots is also being turned into a COVID vaccine site. See photos over on Just Jared!

If you missed it, Disney recently shared some news about it’s new land in Disney California Adventure, Avengers Campus.

Disneyland Resort Sets New 2021 Opening Date For Avengers Campus!

Disneyland Resort Sets New 2021 Opening Date For Avengers Campus!

Disneyland is looking forward to this year!

The Anaheim, Calif., resort is hoping to finally, fully open it’s two parks in 2021, and has tentatively set an opening date for it’s newest land.

The Marvel-themed Avengers Campus was originally set to open in Disney California Adventure Park in July 2020, but the pandemic caused that to be delayed indefinitely.

Now, Disney is hoping that the new land will be opening to guests at some point in the year, pending the park’s opening.

“While Disneyland Resort is currently closed, we are looking forward to exploring Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure next year, where we can channel our inner Super Hero alongside The Avengers, The Guardians of the Galaxy, and more!” they shared with D23 members recently.

Avengers Campus took the place of A Bug’s Land in the theme park, with two attraction rides, Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout and the new WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure. Check out all the preview photos from the new land here!

For a preview of the upcoming new land opening in 2021, head to Disneyland.com!

If you missed it, Disney California Adventure saw a partial opening in November. Find out where in the park you can visit.

Anaheim's Downtown Disney District To Extend Opening to California Adventure's Buena Vista Street

Anaheim's Downtown Disney District To Extend Opening to California Adventure's Buena Vista Street

Disney fans will be able to experience a little taste of Disney California Adventure Park!

It was just announced that the Downtown Disney District in Anaheim, Calif., will extend it’s re-opening to Buena Vista Street, starting November 19th.

“We’re excited to share that Buena Vista Street opens Nov. 19, extending the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort with more Disney shopping and dining experiences. Discover new and returning favorite menu items plus holiday gifts and apparel, and stay tuned for more holiday happenings!” Disneyland Resort Public Relations Manager Valerie Lee said in a blog post.

The Downtown Disney safety precautions will extend to Buena Vista Street, with temperature screenings upon entry, face masks required, physical distancing measures, reduced hours and an increased focus on cleaning and sanitation, including the addition of hand-washing stations and hand sanitizers in key areas.

Those who visit will be able to dine at the Carthay Circle Restaurant, which will introduce Carthay Circle Lounge, a new outdoor dining experience and menu featuring Mediterranean-California light fare, with small plates that can be shared or enjoyed separately at Carthay Circle Lounge. Also opening will be the Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Cafe, Award Wieners and Smokejumpers Grill.

Stores opening include Elias & Co., Julius Katz & Sons, Kingswell Camera Shop and Trolley Treats.

Guests will have to pay a $10 parking fee to park at the Simba lot to visit Downtown Disney. Find out more on the Disney Parks Blog!

With the phased re-opening extending to Buena Vista Street, it is important to note that both Disney California Adventure and Disneyland parks remain closed.

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Disneyland President Says California's Theme Park Guidelines Will Force Thousands More Out of Work

Disneyland President Says California's Theme Park Guidelines Will Force Thousands More Out of Work

Disneyland is clapping back at California’s new guidelines for theme parks to reopen!

The President of the park, Ken Potrock, shared a statement shortly after the guidelines were outlined.

“We have proven that we can responsibly reopen, with science-based health and safety protocols strictly enforced at our theme park properties around the world,” he said. “Nevertheless, the State of California continues to ignore this fact, instead mandating arbitrary guidelines that it knows are unworkable and that hold us to a standard vastly different from other reopened businesses and state-operated facilities.”

“Together with our labor unions we want to get people back to work, but these State guidelines will keep us shuttered for the foreseeable future, forcing thousands more people out of work, leading to the inevitable closure of small family-owned businesses, and irreparably devastating the Anaheim/Southern California community,” he added.

If you didn’t know, every other Disney park around the world has already reopened, and have been for months, except for Disneyland, which has been shut down since March. Disney has begged the California government to help theme parks open back up so people can get back to work.

The Disney Parks Chief Medical Officer has also slammed California Governor Gavin Newsom‘s previous statement about a health first reopening.

California Announces Guidelines For Disneyland & Other Theme Parks To Reopen!

California Announces Guidelines For Disneyland & Other Theme Parks To Reopen!

Fans are finally getting some answers and guidelines for the reopening of theme parks!

California’s Health & Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly revealed the news during a livestream on Tuesday (October 20).

Theme parks will have to adhere to the previously laid out tier system, like the rest of the businesses in the state.

For Disneyland, which resides in Orange County, they are currently in the red tier, which is marked as substantial, and the county would have to get to the yellow tier in order for the Disneyland parks to reopen. See more on the tiers here!

During the livestream, Dr Ghaly noted that theme parks are a higher risk setting. When the parks do reopen, they will have to operate at 25% capacity with a reservation system, and there can’t be any indoor queuing, which will serve to be a struggle for Disneyland as quite a few of their ride queues are indoors or are partially indoors.

Walt Disney World reopened earlier this year with changes at the resort including temperature checks upon arrival, physical distancing, enhanced cleaning, hand-washing and sanitizing stations and limited-contact enhancements, such as contactless payments, mobile orders at restaurants.

JJJ previously shared the tier system back in August, along with the news that Disneyland likely wouldn’t open this year.

Disney Parks Slam Governor Newsom's Latest 'Health First' Reopening Statement

Disney Parks Slam Governor Newsom's Latest 'Health First' Reopening Statement

The Disney Parks Chief Medical Officer is responding to California Governor Gavin Newsom‘s recent statement about reopening theme parks.

Dr. Pamela Hymel released a statement slamming the governor’s “health first” statement in regards to opening parks again.

“We absolutely reject the suggestion that reopening the Disneyland Resort is incompatible with a ‘health-first’ approach. The fact is, that since March we have taken a robust science-based approach to responsibly reopening our parks and resorts across the globe,” she said.

“Our health and safety protocols were developed in consultation with epidemiologists and data scientists, and after considering guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and experts in local government and health agencies,” the doctor continued.

“All of our other theme parks both in the United States and around the world have been allowed to open on the strength of our proven ability to operate with responsible health and safety protocols.”

Every other Disney park across the world has reopened with heightened health and safety measures, and many fans have even praised Disney on their measures.

Governor Newsom‘s latest statement, which said that all theme parks in California won’t be given the go ahead to reopen, comes just a week after The Walt Disney Company announced they were laying off 28,000 employees from the Parks, Experiences and Products segment “at all levels.” Disney cited California’s “unwillingness to lift restrictions” as a reason for having to lay off their cast members.