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You knew it was only a matter of time. It was three years ago that the first test footage of Tron: Legacy premiered at Comic-Con. Wouldn’t it be something to be able to experience something of that caliber first hand? If all goes well for the merry band of Disney Imagineers, the Tron: Legacy experience could soon be coming to Disneyland, according to Slash Film.
Disney has already changed up the monorails in Orlando to become light bikes, to help promote the upcoming release. Other rumors on the docket are that Flynn’s Arcade will become a part of Tomorrowland, there’ll be a refresh of the People Movers and perhaps even a new Tron: Legacy ride.
Below are some images courtesy of Slash Film that give a glimpse into some of the concept art for ElecTRONica:
ElecTRONica is going to be a nighttime dance party/experience that’ll happen every Friday, Saturday and Sunday coming this fall at Hollywood Pictures Backlot in Disney California Adventure park starting October 8th, 2010. Here’s a further breakdown on the experience according to the DisneyParks Blog:
It’s an “electrifying” experience for the entire family, filled with music, lights and some of your favorite food and beverage, all set amidst the captivating world of “TRON: Legacy!” From a dazzling dance club under the stars to an authentic recreation of Flynn’s Arcade to some radical gaming, it’s like nowhere else on the grid! Each night, we’ll feature live entertainers, complete with lasers, glow accessories and the hottest music ever to rock the grid. ElecTRONica is “the” place to dance the night away in a fantastic world that only Disney can create. Highlights for the entire family will definitely be Flynn’s Video Arcade, face painting and the TRON: Evolution video game area. TRON fans and families can also enjoy the party seven days a week during Thanksgiving week and Christmas week.
As far as an actual ride, Disney’s President of Production/Tron Legacy producer Sean Bailey had this to say at Comic-Con:
“We don’t know yet. Look, as a kid, I went to the park like you. Certainly, the idea that something you worked on is ultimately one day at the park, what a thrilling possibility. These rides take a lot of time, a lot of energy, and a lot of thinking to do them at the level our Imagineers so brilliantly do. So I think it’s kind of in the thinking about stage, but man, I would love it if it became a reality one day.”
As would we Sean, as would we!
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