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New Muppet Ride?

Discussion in 'WDW Parks News, Rumors and Current Events' started by ProjectGemini, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. ProjectGemini

    ProjectGemini New Member

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    In this weeks Entertainment Weekly, they have a a wonderful cover story on the new Muppet movie. The most interesting thing to me though is a comment that (Writer/Star) Jason Segal makes near the end of it, regarding Disney execs talking to him about a new ride....has anyone heard anything that would give this more weight?
  2. SiriusBlack

    SiriusBlack Active Member

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    That would be a great way to move some crowds to that direction of the park. Not sure where they ahve the room in DHS, but a muppets Dark Ride would be awesome.
  3. Nick_A

    Nick_A On the edge of glory.

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    Well there's always talk!

    I'm sure if the film does Pirates of the Caribbean-esque numbers those talks might become more serious.
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    Supergirl7710 New Member

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    Where would they put this though?

    Fingers crossed they replace Drew :D<3
  5. aladdin2007

    aladdin2007 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe they will dust off the original plans for The Great Muppet Movie Ride. It would not suprise me if they replaced the current Great Movie ride with muppets. :shrug: I would rather them not, but its not a far fetched idea either. Would rather see muppets than marvel in there.
  6. Cmdr_Crimson

    Cmdr_Crimson Well-Known Member

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    I have a wait and see attitude towards this...Then again..We all know what happens..
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  7. TubaGeek

    TubaGeek God bless the "Ignore" button.

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    lilclerk Well-Known Member

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    Same here. On the one hand, it would be great for the Muppets to have more of a presence, but it could very easily be terrible.
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    trr1 Well-Known Member

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    maybe they will just re do the movie
  10. midwest_mice

    midwest_mice Active Member

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    It would be nice to see the Muppets more in the area around their 3D movie. Must be an empty soundstage somewhere where a dark ride could be put into. Animatronic Beeker would be cool!
  11. Supergirl7710

    Supergirl7710 New Member

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    No no no no absolutely not!!!
    If they replaced the great movie ride I would boycott HS for the rest of my life.
    I'm still angry from the name change.
    Getting rid of my favorite ride would cause a definite Occupy Disney world.
  12. Scuttle

    Scuttle Well-Known Member

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    I agree! Tearing down the Great Movie Ride is the equivalent of losing Horizons at Epcot. Hollywood Studios has definite theme issues and is in an identity crisis. Losing the Great Movie Ride would totally destroy the last ride at the Studios that actually is intricately themed to the opening day MGM studios. I hope HS never loses TGMR. Especially since the backlot tour is the joke that it is now.
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    steel_phantom New Member

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    The Great Muppet Movie Ride was supposed to be a separate ride - not a replacement.
  14. aladdin2007

    aladdin2007 Well-Known Member

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    Very true, but these days from a cost standpoint..........just sayin.
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    The next person to use the ever-so-idiotic "wrong-sounding Muppets" thing is going to get it! :mad:

    Saying something as stupid as that is exactly the same as saying "wrong-sounding Disney characters" or "wrong-sounding Looney Tunes" and other equally-idiotic, stupid and harsh, mean-spirited things like that. :mad: :hammer:
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    Are you referring to the video?
  17. Magenta Panther

    Magenta Panther Well-Known Member

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    I agree. There is quite enough of a Muppet presence in the parks already. No more, please. Not when we don't even have a Lion King dark ride, or Jungle Book, or even anything decent connected to Mary Poppins.

    It's still Walt Disney World. Not Walt Disney Jim Henson George Lucas James Cameron World. Let's hope it stays that way.

    And I'd bet a cookie that Jason spoke out his...um...ear, just throwing the idea out there, just like he kept going around saying he was making a Muppet movie before Disney even greenlit it. Frankly, I think the dude has issues.
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    Magenta Panther Well-Known Member

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    Well, now that you mention it, the Bugs Bunny on the new Looney Tunes show sounds awful. Daffy's okay, but Bugs is bad.

    And right-sounding or wrong-sounding (I think Fozzie sounds REALLY off :lookaroun ), NO MORE MUPPETS IN THE PARKS!
  19. Jeany031

    Jeany031 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info! very interesting!
  20. MissMorrow

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    Agreed. I would be none too pleased if TGMR was replaced! I'm all for a Muppet ride, as I love the Muppets, but not at the expense of TGMR.

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