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Fantasmic! 2.0 Rumors, Speculation, Announcments

Discussion in 'Disneyland Resort' started by Nland316, Feb 21, 2017.

  1. Nland316

    Nland316 Active Member Original Poster

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    Thank you, actually forgot to mention this. SoL really did surprise me, in that it did break the traditional Davison barrier. By no means is it a perfect show, but it is a great direction to head in. and I personally really liked it.
     
  2. Evan-500

    Evan-500 Well-Known Member

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    If you think Davison has any real power in terms of content you are delusional. He pitches ideas from his teams brain and his own and it gets turned into whatever corporate wants... Hence the mess that was Winter Dreams. Season of Light was a true look at what they can do with less restrictions. Festival of Fantasy is a great parade, Parade of Dreams, Soundsational. DIsney Dreams in Paris was great. RDCT is considered the best fireworks Disney has created... and he has been pushing the fireworks boundaries since.

    When did this become a Davison sucks fest?
     
  3. HMF

    HMF Well-Known Member

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    Can't argue with that. Davison stuff is fine for Magic Kingdom-style parks but with having a broader more substantial message, Dorsey is the master.
     
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  4. dlpwishes

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    I think when you watch original videos setting out the 'story' of WoC (not that there was one in particular) and hear the original pre-release version of the soundtrack, it would have been a much, much better show that flowed, included things like Alice (rarely appearing in shows).. but, yay management!
     
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  5. SuddenStorm

    SuddenStorm Well-Known Member

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    This does make the point that we like when we see stuff in shows that we don't usually see.

    Fantasmic! had Dumbo, Jungle Book, Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, Fantasia, Snow White.

    A lot of the bits featured properties that aren't as widely utilized by Disney in their night time entertainment, or at least different segments than other shows. I hope Fantasmic!! doesn't remove a lot of the "uniqueness" from this show in favor for the more "cut and paste" greatest hits shows that Disney has put out recently.
     
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  6. Nland316

    Nland316 Active Member Original Poster

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  7. Evan-500

    Evan-500 Well-Known Member

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  8. TP2000

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    Wow. Nice to see WDI breaking out of the 30 year old mold that says all park equipment must be covered up by fake themed barrels and fake themed boxes.

    They're getting serious about this Fantasmic! thing. They must think it's going to actually stick around for a decade or two.
     
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    britain Well-Known Member

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    Is Popeye going to open up those doors and narrate the show?
     
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    phruby Well-Known Member

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    It's a dinghy-thingy-dinghy.
     
  11. Dr. Hans Reinhardt

    Dr. Hans Reinhardt Well-Known Member

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    Careful. This is a family friendly website. :D
     
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    Is that a track or tubing? Whatever it is I hope they cover it up...
     
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    Imagine that...you mean WDW could have retracted and themed all the show lights around the new hub in the Magic Kingdom?
     
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    phruby Well-Known Member

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    If they weren't so cheap!
     
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  15. TP2000

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    I saw the new Hub at the Magic Kingdom last year for my own eyes. It wasn't as bad as I'd feared. It wasn't good, and they definitely cheaped out in spots, but it wasn't as bad as it looks in photos.

    As for Disneyland's already superior version of Fantasmic!, this new Fantasmic!! is really getting a beauty treatment. What kind of projector do they need a boat to cover up? And what covered up that projector originally?

    I remember back in '09 when they went from the original 70mm film projectors to the new digital projectors and what a leap forward in clarity that was. There was suddenly details and stuff on the screens that had been there all along, but that no one could have made out with the human eye. With a full rethink of the show, and new digital print screen footage, they must need some heavy duty new projectors that are a generation newer than the nice ones installed back in '09.
     
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    TP2000 Well-Known Member

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    Answering my own question above, here's a Before shot from a couple years ago...
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    The boat its where some Mandatory Themed Boxes used to be on the right of the stage. This shot was taken as the Island was being prepped for the show in early evening, with the center projector opening in the rocks already lowered and that black curtain there in front of the projector. The left projector is behind that little shack with barn doors on the left of the photo.
     
  17. Evan-500

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    The boats covering a newly added projector for projection mapping on the mill.
     
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    And we'll still stuck with the pole Maleficent Dragon.
     
  19. Evan-500

    Evan-500 Well-Known Member

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    Looking at the MouseInfo pictorial along with the boat they've added a tiny dock to the centre of the island.
     
  20. D.Silentu

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    That boat is nicely done, but I'm not sure it's a good idea. Do you think it will interfere with sightlines during the show?
     

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