Welcome to the this week’s edition of Fastpass Weekly, a collection of interesting posts, videos and updates from around the web that we want to share with you.
This week, our focus is on Parks of the Future. From Middle Earth (The Lord of The Rings park) to the 5th gate at Walt Disney World, here are some interesting parks that could (or will) open in the future:
Proposed as a new theme park for the Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, the theme was to be based on the Disney Villains. It was to pre a reverse of the Magic Kingdom as it would be the Disney Villains who would be in charge. The park’s centerpiece was to be Malificent’s castle and the park would have included rides based on Captain Hook, Ursula, and other villains.
Unconfirmed rumours are circulating that Universal is talking with Tolkien Estate about creating a Middle-earth theme park. The rumours emerged on New Year’s day on the Orlando United forum where a user reported claims that Universal Studios asked Warner Bros. to raise the topic with Tolkien Estate. At this point, it is unclear whether the user has insider knowledge, or is simply reporting what others have said
Check out the forum thread here and join the conversation!
Developers have unveiled plans for a new £2billion Paramount theme park in Britain to rival Disneyland Paris.
Captain America, Hulk, Iron Man and more come to life in this possible future park in Dubai! Think Marvel Superhero Island at Islands of Adventure, times 5!
The super top-secret park currently under construction will feature brand new shows and attractions never seen in any other park!
For years there have been rumours swirling of a third gate in Anaheim, even once confirmed by Disney on a now defunct site called Third Theme Park. And if you go way back in time, you can learn about Westcot, what was supposed to be the second gate before California Adventure opened with a thud.