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Disney World rethinks Fantasyland makeover plans for 2012

Disney World rethinks Fantasyland makeover plans for 2012
(Disney)

has gone back to the drawing board for its ambitious

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expansion plan after weathering the arrival of the

.

Back in September 2009, Disney Imagineering rushed out plans for a girl-centric makeover of

in a hasty effort to counterprogram the Boy Wizard's imminent takeover of Orlando, Fla.

Scheduled to open at the

in Florida in 2012, the new-new

plan adds one ride, re-themes another and significantly scales back the princess-focused elements of the original outline.

Among the new additions:

* The

coaster, which takes riders through the story of "Snow White," will feature ride vehicles that swing back and forth.

* The Goofy-themed Barnstormer kiddie coaster gets a makeover as

, combining circus sideshow elements with a flying school storyline.

* The

will serve as a meet-and-greet area for Cinderella, Aurora, Tiana and Rapunzel, taking over the Snow White's Scary Adventure dark-ride location. The new centralized hall replaces individual meet-and-greet areas envisioned for many of the princesses.

Several key elements remain from the 2009 plan, including the centerpiece

dark ride, the dueling

Dumbo flying elephants

ride, the "Beauty and the Beast" themed

Be Our Guest

restaurant,

Gaston's Tavern

and

Belle's Cottage

.

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