Last night the Disneyland Resort rolled out the red carpet for the grand opening of Cars Land. The new 12-acre land brought out a cavalcade of Hollywood stars, including talents from the “Cars” films including Larry the Cable Guy, Bonnie Hunt and Cheech Marin. The new land opened with a ceremony that included Disney executives discussing the challenges in re-imagining Disney California Adventure and the collaboartion between Pixar and Walt Disney Imagineering on Cars Land. A blast of fireworks, a shower of confetti and the flipping of a switch to turn on Radiator Springs‘ neon signs marked the land’s grand opening and a fantastic celebration for all in attendance.
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Last night Hollywood stars and Disney-Pixar executives turned out for the big Cars Land grand opening, making the completion of Disney California Adventure’s major five-year remodel and expansion project. Below, stars from ABC’s “Once Upon a Time”
Disney CEO Bob Iger took the stage, discussing the challenges of fixing Disney California Adventure and the opportunity to collaborate on a larger level with Pixar following Disney’s acquisition of the animation studio.
Below, Tom Staggs as a “muscle car”
Also, for discussion and more information and more see our Guide to Cars Land on the MiceChat forums!
|That wraps up our coverage of the Cars Land Grand Opening festivities. Stay tuned for more Disney California Adventure grand re-opening throughout the weekend!
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