Marvel, Star Wars and Frozen, Disneyland Paris' new lands are coming

Published by Laurent P. · Published on 13 September 2019 at 19h11 · Updated on 21 September 2019 at 11h30
Disney group has announced a 2 billion-euro ($2.47 billion) investment to expand Disneyland Paris. All in all, three new theme parks have been announced, works will start in 2019 for an opening estimated for each zone between 2021 and 2025.

Disneyland Paris expands! Disney CEO Bob Iger has presented French president Emmanuel Macron a spending plan of the Parisian theme park with an investment of 2 billion euros ($2.47 billion) for three new themed areas: “The expansion plan is one of the most ambitious development projects at Disneyland Paris since its opening in 1992” he says.

US entertainment giant CEO continues: “It underscores the company's commitment to the long-term success of the resort as Disney's brand beacon in Europe”. An announce hailed by the French President on Twitter, thanking Bob Iger for his “long-term investment” and his “very strong commitment in France”.

Three new areas devoted to the 3 major sagas of the big-eared company: Marvel super heroes (the renovation of the Rock’n’Roller Coaster ride will be one of the key elements), the Star Wars saga and the animated Movie Frozen.

Works said to start from 2019 and spanning over several years, starting with the renovation of the New-York Hotel around Marvel super heroes and which reopening is planned in 2020. As for the park, this extension is said to cover 31ha and includes the three involves areas. In an interview with Le Parisien, Walt Disney Imagineering vice-presidents tells about the idea guests will "live a new experience" and not "reliving the movie" in these areas.

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Marvel land - Avengers Campus details:

  • Iron Man Adventure - attraction, said to open in 2021
    The attraction will entirely redesign the Rock'n'Rolller Coaster. The queue will get a makeover with the colors of the hero played by Robert Downey Jr. on the big screen. Yet, the rollercoaster course won't change.

  • Spider-Man Slingshot - attraction, said to open in 2021
    The brand-new Marvel attraction will be set in lieu of Armaggedon. Note that works are currenly under way and the original building has been destroyed. We're told we'd meet Spider-Man inviting children and their parents to join the Worldwide Ingeneering Brigade (WEB), a company created by Tony Stark and aiming at "developing new technologies for Super Heroes, starting with the improvement of Spider-Mand's outfit".

  • Ant-Man Laboratory - restaurant, said to open in 2021
    Ant-Man is coming to Disneyland Paris with a brand-new restaurant but details are yet to be announced. We only know that it will be set at the entrance of the Marvel land in lieu of the Blockbuster Café and the Restaurant des Stars. Please note that the Café des Cascadeux - set behind the Hollywood Tower - won't move out and will even get a new entrance.

  • Mission Control - Meet & Greet, said to open in 2021
    Super-hero fans will have the chance to meet Iron Man, Captain America, Black Widow, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Captain Marvel and all of them within a brand-new building set next to the Rock'n'Roller Coaster in lieu of the Motor, Action!: stunshow spectacular garage.

Be that as it may, this new Marvel land is going to be the European headquarters of the Avengers where Cast Members are said to recruit new agents.

Avengers Campus, le futur land Marvel à Disneyland Paris

Frozen land details:

  • Attraction still unknown - said to open in 2023
  • New restaurant with views on the lake (250 seats) - said to open in 2023
  • New stores - said to open in 2023

Please note that a 40-m high mountain will be built to house the only attraction of the land but Elsa's castle will echo Sleeping Beauty's Castle and visible from the furture Walt Disney studios "Main Street", a new street said to open in 2022. As for the attraction, it's said to cover a 7000sqm floor space plan.

Disneyland Paris : le point sur les trois nouvelles zones et les dates d'ouverture

Star Wars land details:

  • Attraction still unknown - said to open in 2024 or 2025
    Even though Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is now open at the Californian park, no info has been dropped as for a possible porting of one of the two attractions of this new and immersive land. Note that it could also be a brand-new and unique and exlusive attraction at the Parisian park.
  • New restaurant (less than 300 seats) - said to open in 2024 or 2025
  • New stores - said to open in 2024 or 2025
  • Meet & Greet - said to open in 2024 or 2025

Note that the maximal height of the buildings is said to reach about 17 meters, for an overlaid decor reaching about 40 meters high and cover a floor space plan of abut 10,200sqm.

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The project plans the creation of a new 3-ha artificial lake “the theater for new show that will join the three new areas of the park”. A large avenue will take guests onto this upcoming lake, moving the Studio Tram Tour ride, said to become a Cars ride. Works should start by the end of 2019 according to our colleagues from Le Parisien for an opening planned - according to the public inquiry - for 2023. And last but not least, the public is said to be welcome starting from 2025 but the date may change, depending on how works go on.

Practical information

Location

Disneyland
77700 Bailly Romainvilliers

Access
RER A station "Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy - Parc Disneyland"

Official website
www.disneylandparis.fr

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