The Ratatouille Ride is quickly moving into the home stretch as Disney Imagineers add the final touches to their latest creation. Alain Littaye brings us a pictorial progress report. ~~Rick
Ratatouille Ride Progress Report
by Alain Littaye
Disney and more blog
Here’s another Disneyland Paris pictorial update about the progress on the WDS Ratatouille site. There are plenty of new things to see! Thanks to great pictures from Max Fan, D&M contributor and DLPWelcome webmaster! As you can see above, the long awaited Gusteau’s sign is now in place at the top of one building. It’s not the only new sign in place as you will soon see.
But first, let’s stop to take a look at the Crush Coaster which is now closed for refurbishment. Changes are in store for the queue plus they will add a single rider line. It is expected to re-open on April 11.
The rocks outside are also being repainted in the original blue color.
Okay, let’s move to Ratatouille! Lots of things have changed since our last look, especially on the Ratatouille plaza. The first big thing is Gusteau’s sign.
Nearby, the last scaffoldings are down on Remy plaza revealing the great work of theming that the Imagineers have done on the facades.
They’ve also started to add trees on the Parisian street leading to the plaza.
…as well as putting the final touches on some of the facades.
Let’s now take a closer look at Remy plaza without the scaffolding!
The fountain at the center is going up little by little…
…and new lampposts have been installed over the Fast Pass entrance.
Also new is the “Chez Rémy” restaurant sign!
Here’s a closer look at the facades and other decor elements. We can see just how detailed the theming will be.
The Ratatouille area will be soon be added to the WDS guide. Soft openings for the attraction are expected for the end of June.
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Pictures: copyright Max Fan – DLPWelcome