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Read the full story here: http://d23.disney.go.com/articles/09...yMountain.html09.24.09 - While happy haunts have long greeted guests at Disneyland's Haunted Mansion, some new scary spooks are taking up temporary residence this Halloween season in Tomorrowland at one of the park's signature attractions. Starting Friday, September 25, Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy will add a spine-tingling new layer to the already-thrilling ride.
The chilling seasonal event has been happening in Hong Kong Disneyland since 2007, when, show producer Steve Roach explains, "they had the idea that there's a new life form that's been discovered in space, and we want to recruit the guests to explore this new life force. Upon going into Space Mountain guests discover the 'life forces' are a little more than we thought." Steve says the ride begins like your typical Space Mountain voyage, but — as these things do — something goes awry. "It's a galaxy where haunted star clusters and supernovas threaten you at every turn. It's one close call after another until you finally reach the end of your space flight — and we hope you make it home safely!" jokes Steve, who's worked on numerous park projects including the Disneyland Dream Suite and the Sleeping Beauty Castle walkthrough.
During the evening, park-goers strolling through Tomorrowland will instantly notice a change in the attraction when every 6–8 minutes a ghostly new effect will take place. "While you are in the concourse queue outside, we are going to have events on the exterior of Space Mountain," Steve reveals. "Some of these unknown life forces might be trying to escape the mountain."
By D23's Jeffrey Epstein.
With all that back info, here's a thread to talk about your experiences with it, your thoughts, your photos on Disneyland's latest holiday layover. I'll post my thoughts late friday or saturday.