October 17th, 2016 by Andy
Today Disneyland Paris has announced their plans for next years big 25th anniversary celebrations. While most has been rumored for a while, we now have been given official word.
With Star Wars being a big success all over the world it is no surprise that Disneyland Paris will now gets its own Star Tours 2. Star Tours: The Adventures Continue will take the guests into the stories of the beloved movies. Just as the US version, guests will have to ride the attractions multiple times to be able to see all the new 3D movies. Expected to start as from 26th March 2017
More Star Wars will be added in the park. Space Mountain will be transformed to Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain where you will join the Rebels flying through the Star Wars Galaxy. (Spring 2017)
Also added to the celebrations list is Disneyland Park’s new parade Disney Stars on Parade. Those guests enjoying the characters, and especially Mickey, will love to hear that there will also be a newshow staring the Mouse and his many friends; “Happy Anniversary Disneyland Paris”.
The princesses will also get a new show “The Starlit Princess Waltz at Royal Castle Stage.
At night the beautiful Dreams show will be replaced with a new show. Disney Illuminations will give us a great Spectacular scenes from The Little Mermaid, Frozen the movies of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Star Wars and Pirates of the Caribbean.
Celebrations start on 26th March 2017. More news when it becomes available! Book your special 25th celebration trip now and be part of the festivities.
Below the full official press release. …[more] »
March 2nd, 2016 by Andy
Star Tours at Disneyland Paris will be closing for a big refurbishment very soon. The refurbishment will take about a year making it an almost certainty that Star Tours 2 will finally make it into the Paris park (Although no official word, so still just a rumour).
To celebrate the event Disneyland Paris is inviting their Shareholders and Cast Members on Wednesday March 16 to be part of a special event. Pre-ordering tickets is mandatory as places are very limited.
The following is planned for the event (From the EuroDisney shareholders-club invitation):
Invitation on Wednesday March 16, 2016, from 8 p.m. to 11:45 p.m., at the Disneyland Park® to enjoy the final trip to the moon of the legendary Star Tours® attraction, which will close its gates during one year, for a complete renovation.
February 28th, 2016 by Dirk
The French website C’est joli chez vous has published an interview with Jody Daily in French and English about her work on the Happiness Parade for Tokyo Disneyland worth reading not just because of the background information about that parade but also because towards the end she confirms once again that she is working at a new parade for the Disneyland Paris resort. Actually she confirms that she is work on an all new parade for the 25th anniversary of Disneyland Paris!
Further details she reveals is the confirmation that once again Steven Davison will be the creative director of that parade. There is already a team working on the new parade in Paris with which she holds weekly video conference calls (in addition to her on-site visit in November) and two visits of the team to her Anaheim studio. She also reveals that the final designs and models are currently in the process of being finished up and construction should start in the next couple of months, with work having already commenced on one of the more complicated pieces. But anyone hoping for details concerning the parades themes and designs will have to wait. While she goes a bit into her general design philosophy for parades there are now specific details revealed of the 25th anniversary parade – yet.
December 13th, 2015 by Dirk
The official Facebook page of Kevin & Jody broke a not so small secret today: Disneyland Paris will get a new parade!
Kevin & Jody are the designers Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily who are responsible for various Disney projects but also numerous merchandise products that have become fan favorites. According to their above linked Facebook post Jody Daily is “designing a new parade in Paris now”. They didn’t spill any further details, though, but it seems most likely that any new parade would be timed to be part of the resort wide celebrations for the 25 anniversary of the resort.
August 17th, 2015 by Andy
D23, the biggest Disney convention held in the Anaheim convention center has come to an end. One of the many highlights is the Parks and Resorts presentation. Here fans get invited to hear about the newest updates Disney will add to their parks worldwide. As Paris fans we could only hope to get some news about our beloved park’s future. Unfortunately the presentation ended without anything for Paris. They only talked briefly about the 25th anniversary it will celebrate.
They did show the public one piece of Ratatouille Artwork. You could hear the A’s and O’s in the public, as for some this still is pretty new and many US fans either don’t follow much of the Paris park, never plan or never will get to visit the park. They also showed a picture of the new Jedi Training Academy experience. But that was it.
There is still some time before the park turns 25 years young and we can still hope to get something special for the celebration. But for now that was it.
June 12th, 2015 by Andy
During a recent big presentation to Cast Members, Disneyland Paris officially revealed their big plans for a big overhaul in both of their parks. Ten of their biggest attraction will be part of the big works. With this Disneyland Paris is going to get ready for their big 25th anniversary. Those visiting the park in the coming 3 years should inform themselves on what is being done when they go. It would be a shame if you get into the park and your favorite attraction is closed. The good news however is that once the works are done our beloved park will look amazing.
REINVENT THE MAGIC
Ten attractions and shows over three years – this is the ambitious program of reimagining and new features launched in view of our 25th anniversary, to create new magic for Disneyland Paris. …[more] »
May 4th, 2015 by Andy
Will the force be strong with Disneyland Paris? Will Disneyland Paris get its own version of the Star Wars Academy? Yes they are. The official twitter account of Disneyland Paris has confirmed the rumours that have been floating the web the last couple of days.
It’s official on July 11th The Jedi Academy opens at Disneyland Paris! May the Force be with you! (Twitter DisneyParis EN)
Great news on this special “May the 4th be with you” day.
The Videopolis stage in Discoveyland will be the place to be. New Jedi trainees will be welcomed on the stage that has been mostly unused since the closure of the Lion King Show in 2009.
Will this just be the beginning of more Star Wars inside Discoveryland? The Captain EO attraction is closed and there is that great new Star Tours experience in some of the other Disney parks. Could Star Wars land be a step closer…
June 21st, 2014 by Dirk
As already reported DLP.info will report live via Twitter and Facebook throughout both days of the weekend as Remy presents his new attraction and restaurant this weekend at the Walt Disney Studios Park.
As a little teaser take a look at the new kitchen garden that Remy set up on the grounds of the Hotel Cheyenne to be able to serve his famous Ratatouille with fresh vegetables and spices. You can find the garden on East Desperado Street if you cross between the buildings “Wild Bill Hickok” (20) and “Butch Cassidy” (23)
Please note: the new Parisian area of the Walt Disney Studios and with it the new attraction “Ratatouille l’attraction” and Remy’s restaurant only open July 10 officially for guests. DLP.info has been granted access to a preview on Sunday and will also be able to report from the press event on Saturday thanks to co-operation with other invited guests.
June 20th, 2014 by Andy
Remy is moving in his new home at the Walt Disney Studios in Disneyland Paris.
The new attraction “Ratatouille: The Adventure – L’Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy” is planned to open on July 10th. This weekend however is a big press event. DLP.Info will report live via Twitter and Facebook account throughout the weekend!
Make sure to follow us there as we share the arrival of Remy at his new home.
April 30th, 2014 by Dirk
Following yesterday’s breaking news from the US that Daniel Delcourt is about to return to Disneyland Paris in a leading position the rumor mill went into overdrive … the good part about that: slowly but surely it seems to get clearer which position he is about to take over – and it does not seem to the the position of Philippe Gas as CEO of Euro Disney S.A.S. Instead in the meantime the majority of sources state that he is about to replace Joe Schott. That would mean he becomes the “Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer”. Joe Schott moved into that position in December 2009 coming from Walt Disney Attractions Japan with experience at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort Anaheim.
Please note that Disneyland Paris has not yet confirmed this management change in an official press release to our knowledge.