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  • Details revealed on 'Pirates of the Caribbean' attraction in Shanghai

    Details revealed on 'Pirates of the Caribbean' attraction in Shanghai
    The "Pirates of the Caribbean" attraction that is under construction at the Disney park set to open next year in Shanghai will rely on relatively new technology to bring a pirate battle to life. That is the word from Disney officials and bloggers who...
  • Disney reveals image of Shanghai resort's 'Pirates'-themed land

    Disney reveals image of Shanghai resort's 'Pirates'-themed land
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger said at the company's annual meeting Tuesday that the company’s forthcoming Shanghai Disney Resort would include an attraction based on the "Pirates of the Caribbean" film franchise.¬† That...
  • SeaWorld reports record revenue despite 'Blackfish' backlash

    SeaWorld reports record revenue despite 'Blackfish' backlash
    SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., which has been under attack over its treatment of killer whales, reported a slight drop in attendance in 2013 but collected record revenue from higher ticket prices and in-park spending. For the year, the Orlando, Fla.-based...
  • Review: What's old is old again for Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain

    Review: What's old is old again for Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain
    Only at Disneyland would they tear down an old and dilapidated gold mining town in order to build a new and identical gold mining town and make it look old and dilapidated again. "The goal was to bring it back to exactly the way it was," said David...
  • For filmmaker Godfrey Reggio, 'Visitors' feels like home

    For filmmaker Godfrey Reggio, 'Visitors' feels like home
    American filmmakers have tried some neat formal tricks lately — think J.C. Chandor and the frantic silence of "All Is Lost" — but few have the brio Godfrey Reggio displays in his new work "Visitors." The black-and-white film, which is just...
  • Universal Studios to open theme park in Beijing

    Construction is set to start this year on a $2-billion Universal Studios theme park in Beijing, according to published reports. A park in Beijing has been under discussion for years, but details have remained murky. A spokesperson for Universal...
  • Construction to start on Universal Studios theme park in Beijing

    Construction to start on Universal Studios theme park in Beijing
    Construction is set to start later this year on a $2-billion Universal Studios theme park in Beijing, according to published reports. A park in Beijing has been under discussion for years, but details have remained murky. A spokesperson for Universal...
  • Disney reveals film plans at annual shareholder meeting

    Disney reveals film plans at annual shareholder meeting
    Walt Disney Co. held its annual meeting in Portland, Ore., on Tuesday and used the occasion to reveal a few tidbits about its forthcoming film projects, including a pair of animated sequels and the company's first "Star Wars" picture. Shareholders of...
  • Disney profit up 33% on film studio's 'Thor' and 'Frozen' successes

    Disney profit up 33% on film studio's 'Thor' and 'Frozen' successes
    Walt Disney Co. reported a 33% increase in net income for its fiscal first quarter, lifted in part by the performance of its hit movies "Frozen" and "Thor: The Dark World." The Burbank company posted net income of $1.84 billion for the quarter that...
  • Walt Disney Co. creates accelerator program

    Walt Disney Co. creates accelerator program
    Walt Disney Co. is giving 10 startup companies the chance at $120,000 to develop their ideas and receive mentoring from top company executives. The three-month mentorship and seed-stage investment program, called Disney Accelerator, begins June 30,...
  • In a withered desert town, he envisions an otherworldly hotel

    In a withered desert town, he envisions an otherworldly hotel
    BAKER, Calif. — On the aging main drag here just off the route to Las Vegas, Luis Ramallo ticks off the worn buildings of Baker Boulevard by what they used to be. There's the old IHOP and the Starbucks. The Chinese restaurant with broken windows...