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WALT DISNEY PARKS & RESORTS

DISNEY PARKS: WHERE THE DISNEY BRAND AND ITS CREATIVE FRANCHISES COME TO LIFE

Contact: 818-560-4107 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide Public Affairs 500 S. Buena Vista Street Burbank, CA 91521

Great Disney content can live on for generations. Some of the most successful franchises in Disney history have been nurtured in Disney parks such as Pirates of the Caribbean. Each of these stories has been developed and enriched over time. Their content surpasses cultural and national boundaries and is adapted from one platform to another with ease and success, something called the "Disney Difference." Perhaps the most prominent example of the "Disney Difference" at work is "High School Musical," which has set global performance records across multiple categories, becoming ubiquitous on stage, screens, online, in our parks, in stores, and even on ice. Today, there are multiple vibrant creative properties that are managed and promoted on an integrated basis across all of Disney's businesses. The following are examples of Disney franchises that come to life in the parks: Disney·Pixar Themed Attractions and Entertainment Offerings Transform Disney Parks "Toy Story" & "Toy Story 2"

Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters ­ Blast off to "infinity and beyond" as Guests join Buzz Lightyear in an interactive and intergalactic battle against the Evil Emperor Zurg. The fate of the universe is in their hands as they pilot their Star Cruiser through the treacherous terrain while zapping enemy targets and racking up points. Guests at home can now play too by teaming up with Disneyland Guests online. (Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Disneyland, Tokyo Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland).

The Art of Animation ­ see artwork, sketches, drawings and maquettes from the earliest years of Mickey Mouse The Art of Animation (Opening 2008) ­ It is both a celebration and a tribute to that legacy. Guests will see artwork, sketches, drawings and maquettes, taking them from the earliest years of Mickey Mouse, through Disney and Pixar's classic animated features to the stories and characters being created today. The highlight of the experience is the fully dimensional Pixar Zoetrope, which creates the illusion of movement by presenting a rapidly changing sequence of images ­ actual three-dimensional models ­ of characters from the Pixar animated classic "Toy Story" and "Toy Story 2." (Hong Kong Disneyland Resort).

Toy Story ­ The Musical ­ explores the true meaning of friendship aboard the Disney Wonder

Toy Story ­ The Musical ­ Preserving the warmth of the original "Toy Story" film, Toy Story ­ The Musical explores the true meaning of friendship as Buzz Lightyear and Woody start out as jealous adversaries who become friends by learning to work together to overcome obstacles. (Disney Cruise Line). Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin ­ Guests are the pilot as they careen through cosmic cosmos on a daring mission to escape Emperor Zurg by earning points with their laser pointers aboard spin cruisers. (Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort).

Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin - transports Guests into the playful world of "Toy Story"

Crush's Coaster ­ Step through the soundstage set of Sydney Harbour into an awesome adventure onboard a spinning turtle shell and surf the East Australian Current. (Walt Disney Studios, Disneyland Resort Paris). Finding Nemo ­ The Musical ­ Also inspired by the hit Disney·Pixar film, the musical brings the Great Barrier Reef to life with spectacular scenery, elaborate puppetry and music by a Tony Awardwinning composer. (Disney's Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort). Turtle Talk with Crush (Opening 2008) ­ Guests have a chance to participate in unscripted, real-time conversations with Crush, the beloved laid-back sea turtle from the popular Disney·Pixar animated film "Finding Nemo." From his digital world under the sea, Crush chats, plays and jokes with Guests in a unique, personalized way. The 152-year-old turtle recognizes Guests and asks them questions about themselves and the human world in this live, real-time animated show. (Hong Kong Disneyland Resort). "Cars" The Seas with Nemo & Friends ­ In a stunning display of entertainment technology, guests join Nemo's friends to search for the playful clownfish in one of the world's largest saltwater aquariums. (Epcot, Walt Disney World Resort). Cars Race Rally ­ Guests take a spin through the desert landscape on a wild, figure-8 racecourse, with encouragement from Lightning McQueen and Mater from the hit Disney·Pixar film "Cars." (Walt Disney Studios, Disneyland Resort Paris).

Toy Story Mania! ­ board fanciful ride vehicles and zip into a world of exciting midway-style games Toy Story Mania! (Opening summer 2008) ­ Guests will board fanciful ride vehicles and zip into a world of exciting midway-style games hosted by many of their favorite "Toy Story" characters to see who can rack up the most points by launching virtual darts at balloons, rings at aliens and eggs at whimsical barnyard targets. (Disney's California Adventure Disneyland Resort, Disney's Hollywood Studios - Walt Disney World Resort). "Finding Nemo"

Crush's Coaster ­ an awesome adventure where Guests board a spinning turtle shell and surf the East Australian Current

The Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage ­ a real and unbelievable underwater excursion with Nemo and friends Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage ­ Inspired by the hit Disney·Pixar film, this attraction takes guests on a real (and unbelievable) underwater excursion. (Disneyland, Disneyland Resort).

Cars Race Rally ­ take a spin through the desert landscape on a wild, figure-8 racecourse with Lightning McQueen and Mater

Cars Land ­ (Coming soon) Culminating the major expansion is the entirely new, 12-acre addition: Cars Land, immersing guests into a world inspired by the hit Disney·Pixar film, "Cars." (Disney's California Adventure, Disneyland Resort).

Disney Channel Hits Adapted as Exciting New Shows in Disney Parks "High School Musical" High School Musical 2: School's Out! ­ Drawing its inspiration from "High School Musical 2" characters as they head out for summer jobs and vacation, High School Musical 2: School's Out! entertains and engages audiences in a rockin' musical celebration. The show concludes with an all-out dance finale featuring the latest "High School Musical 2" soundtrack hit, "All for One," and a reprise of the original smash, "We're All in This Together." (Disney's California Adventure, Disneyland Resort). High School Musical: LIVE! ­ The spread of "Wildcat fever" will have Guests literally dancing in the streets when the new High School Musical! entertainment offering premieres at Hong Kong Disneyland. The mobile stage, featuring a troupe of singers and dancers, travels the Hong Kong Disneyland parade route, encouraging Guests to take part in a singing and dancing extravaganza along the way. The show, filled with classic, universal lessons about courage, teamwork, loyalty and respect, make the celebration an event not to be missed. (Hong Kong Disneyland Resort).

Radiator Springs Racers - an all new "e-ticket" attraction joins Cars Land at Disney's California Adventure Radiator Springs Racers ­ (Coming soon) This "E-ticket" attraction inside Cars Land places Guests right in the middle of the amazingly detailed, dimensional "Cars" world of Mater, Lightening McQueen, Doc and Sally. Guests get a quick race briefing from Doc and Lightening, and suddenly find themselves in the midst of an exciting race around hairpin turns, and steep banks. Cars Land increases capacity to the park with two additional immersive family rides, featuring Luigi and Mater from the film. (Disney's California Adventure, Disneyland Resort). Other Disney·Pixar Themed Attractions Block Party Bash ­ The Disney·Pixar fun will continue to rock and roll throughout Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in 2008, as characters from smash-hit animated films like "Toy Story," "The Incredibles," "Monster's, Inc." and "A Bug's Life" take to the street in Block Party Bash. (Disney's California Adventure, Disneyland Resort). Pixar Play! Parade ­ Disneyland Resort is the home to the new Pixar Play! Parade, an all-new Disney·Pixar-inspired parade that invites guests to play and dance along with favorite characters from hit films like "Toy Story," "A Bug's Life," "Monsters, Inc.," "Finding Nemo," "The Incredibles," "Cars" and "Ratatouille." (Disney's Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World Resort).

Pixar Play! Parade ­ a Disney·Pixarinspired parade that invites guests to play and dance along

High School Musical - LIVE! - featuring a troupe of dancers and singers is new to Hong Kong Disneyland

Other Franchises Nurtured Inside Disney Parks "Pirates of the Caribbean" Pirates of the Caribbean ­ Traverse treacherous waters deep into the heart of the Caribbean and come face to face with the notorious Captain Jack Sparrow. Guests can hoist, anchor and set sail through a seaport set ablaze by pillaging pirates under the command of the barbaric Barbossa - hot on the trail of his wily nemesis, Captain Jack, and the temptation of buried treasure. New technological upgrades include: Captain Jack Sparrow and Barbossa AudioAnimatronics figures, exciting new special effects and classic Disney storytelling that adds a new layer of adventure to this timeless attraction. (Disneyland Disneyland Resort, The Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Park - Disneyland Resort Paris, Disneyland - Tokyo Disneyland Resort). Pirates Lair ­ Pirates have overtaken Tom Sawyer Island. Guests can sail across the Rivers of America and embark on thrilling new adventures with a boisterous crew of pirates. Or, explore spooky pirate hideouts, learn vital pirate skills and hunt for hidden treasure. Join Captain Jack Sparrow as he battles villainous pirates. Meet with a band of scurvy pirate knaves at Pirate's Point. Explore the hidden caves of Pirate's Den below Castle Rock. And, uncover a wealth of riches in Smuggler's Cove. (Disneyland, Disneyland Resort). "Winnie the Pooh" Pooh's Hunny Hunt ­ Featuring Winnie the Pooh and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood, the attraction is alive with unpredictable excitement. Aboard the largest hunny pot you've ever seen, enjoy the encounters that follow when you set off with Pooh to find his favorite food. (Disneyland, Tokyo Disneyland Resort). The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh ­ Join Winnie the Pooh and his pals on a journey through the Hundred Acre Wood in search of ­ what else ­ hunny in The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. The whimsical storybooks come to life before your very eyes.

Rescue the hunny pot from the floody place. Bounce along with Tigger. Enter Pooh's dream world of Heffalumps and Woozles. (Disneyland, Disneyland Resort). Pooh's Playful Spot ­ Slide, jump and splash at this new 6,300 square-foot play area designed especially for toddlers. Ride the slippery slides, cool down in refreshing water fountains and crawl through a wondrous tree house filled with tables and chairs and other delightful surprises. Parents can take a break on a hand-carved tree bench while they watch their children having fun. (The Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort). Princesses and Fairies

Pirates of the Caribbean join Captain Jack Sparrow and his gaggle of mates as they as they chart through treacherous waters for treasure

Princess Fantasy Faire - enter the world of "happily ever after" where little princesses and knights are invited to a royal gathering Disney Princesses Fantasy Faire ­ Guests will enter the enchanted world of "happily ever after" where little princesses and knights are invited to a royal gathering. Immersive storytelling, fun crafts, including sparkling crowns to decorate, and regal ceremonies make this a fairytale experience come true. Activities at the royal gathering include: Disney Princess Storytelling where guests can join a Disney Princess for a special story where they are invited to help tell the tales, the Royal Coronation Ceremony where Guests can earn what it takes to be a true princess or knight with a regal celebration, and Royal Dance where after taking the Royal Oath, Guests are invited to take part in a lively group dance. (Disneyland, Disney Land Resort Paris). Alice in Wonderland ­ Land in the harebrained world of the White Rabbit. Ride aboard your own over-sized caterpillar and visit friends like Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter, the March Hare and the Queen of Hearts. Anger the

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh - join Winnie the Pooh and his pals on a journey through the Hundred Acre Wood

Queen of Hearts by interrupting her croquet game. Be the Guest of Honor at a hilarious Unbirthday Party. Guests will experience scenes from the timeless animated classic. (Disneyland, Disneyland Resort). Alice's Curious Labyrinth ­ Follow Alice through her "amazing" maze and see all sorts of wonderland sights and surprises on the way. But watch out for the wicked Queen of Hearts. (Disneyland, Disneyland Resort Paris). Snow White, Cinderella and Belle ­ princesses help make dreams come true for princesses of all ages at the Walt Disney World Resort Alice's Tea Party ­ Like a scene straight out of Disney's Alice in Wonderland, this tea party will have you in a whirl. You can turn the wheel at the center of your colorful cup to change the speed and direction of spinning. Peeking out of the big teapot from time to time is the Dormouse. (Disneyland, Tokyo Disneyland Resort). Mad Tea Party ­ Take a whirl on this wonderfully wacky tea party that is right out of The Mad Hatter and the March Hare's "Unbirthday" party in Disney's "Alice in Wonderland." This colorful, musical party ride lets Guests decide whether to spin wildly or remain gentle. If spinning is your cup of tea, you'll be dizzy with laughter. (The Magic Kingdom ­ Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland - Disneyland Resort). Storytime with Belle ­ Enjoy a "tale as old as time" with an interactive twist. Belle brings the enchantment of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" to life before Guests very eyes. They may even dress up and play a role. (The Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort). Cinderella's Royal Table ­ Make your once-upon-a-time dreams come true and dine in the one and only Cinderella Castle. Cinderella invites you into the glorious private dining hall of her castle for a storybook meal. Meet characters from Disney's Royal Family at the all-you-care-toeat Once Upon a Time Breakfast or the customized prix fixed menu offered at the Fairytale Lunch. (The Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort). Pocahontas Indian Village ­ The Pocahontas Indian Village is the perfect playground for your young brave Indians. They'll enjoy climbing and sliding near the reconstructed village of the legendary Algonquian princess. (Disneyland, Disneyland Resort Paris).

Snow White's Adventures ­ Board a mine car and enter the world of Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. You'll follow Snow White through a menacing forest as she is befriended by the Seven Dwarfs and meets a scary witch offering her a poisoned apple. (Disneyland, Tokyo Disneyland Resort). Snow White's Scary Adventures ­ Live Snow White's adventures with her in this retelling of the 1937 animated classic "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." (Disneyland, Disneyland Resort). Mickey's Pirates and Princesses Party ­ Become a pirate or a princess in the place where dreams come true! Grab your map and embark on a quest for adventure throughout the Magic Kingdom. Immerse yourself in pirate coves and princess courts. Be dazzled by Disney's Enchanted Adventures Parade. Experience the Magic, Music and Mayhem fireworks spectacular. If you wish, you can even come to the party dressed in your favorite pirate or princess costume. (The Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort)

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique ­ located inside Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom creates magical makeovers for young princesses-to-be Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique ­ Little girls are pretty as a princess in the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique located inside Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom. There are three magical makeover packages that young princessesto-be can choose. A Fairy-Godmother-inTraining magically transforms them in the girl's choice of hairstyles -- the Disney Diva, the Pop Princess or the Fairytale Princess. A second Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique at Walt Disney World, at Downtown Disney Marketplace, also offers an exclusive "Hannah Montana" look. Reservations are recommended for both locations and guests may may appointments up to 180 days in advance of their visit by calling 407/WDWSTYLE. (The Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort).

Mickey's Pirates and Princesses Party ­ Become a pirate or a princess in the place where dreams come true!

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