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Finding Nemo Ride for DisneySea

Discussion in 'News & Rumours' started by gavin, May 20, 2015.

  1. gavin

    gavin Administrator Staff Member Administrator Moderator Social Media Team CF Award Winner 2016

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    Just saw this over at Screamscape. It's been announced that a Finding Nemo/Finding Dory ride will open in 2017.

    Based on the concept art, it looks to be a retheme of the current Stormriders attraction rather than a new ride using the space:

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    The quoted figure seems to be extremely high for a retheme of an existing attraction though. 5 billion yen is around $40million or £27million.
     
  2. Pink Cadillac

    Pink Cadillac Well-Known Member

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    Stormrider always looked one of the least appetising rides at the park. My first reaction was about pulling off Finding Nemo/Dory/whatever in Port Discovery. I doubt it would be as tasteful as Turtle Talk, but a "special shrinking submarine" could fit in Port Discovery as a sort of sea life research base instead of the weather station. Although I don't want an IP takeover, I think it's a wise move.
     
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    Goes to show even Disney Sea isn't immune to IP's taking over original ideas.
     
  4. peep

    peep Moderator Staff Member Moderator Social Media Team

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    Urgh, Stormrider was actually awesome. I understand their lack of space though and the need to renew things. I hope it's more than a retheme and as Gavin rightly points out, that's a lot of money for just a retheme. Then again, getting Pixar to do new animation will be costly and probably why Ratatouille in Paris was so expensive.
     
  5. Pink Cadillac

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    New concept art feat. Epcot-ian mural
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    Hixee Most Knowledgeable Member 2016 Staff Member Moderator CF Award Winner 2016

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    Had a few mins at work, so decided I'd post these images across (done by inspecting the source code of the page and finding the images directly).
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    All images from, as linked by Pink Cadillac above: http://tdrnavi.jp/park/tds/14662

    I don't really have any opinion on it. It looks okay?
     

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