Disney's California Adventure


John Lasseter Will Receive Hollywood Star

He is Disney/Pixar's Cheif Creative Officer, and now he will be receiving his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. John Lasseter is set to be honored November 1 in a special ceremony near the El Capitan Theater.

Fans of Disney/Pixar films might also recognize Lasseter's name from "Cars", "Cars 2", and "Toy Story" as he directed both films.

Currently, Lasseter is busy working on the addition of Cars Land to Disney's California Adventure which is planned to open next summer.

Lasseter's star on the Walk of Fame is number 2,453.

New Laserman Show to Debut Friday at Disney's California Adventure

He's been entertaining audiences at ElecTRONica at Disney's California Adventure for some time, and now he's back. We're talking, of course, about Laserman. His new show will debut Friday, June 17 at ElecTRONica.

Look to Laserman to deliver a show full of music, lasers and technology inspired by the movie "TRON: Legacy" and to showcase a battle between technology and man. Called a "must-see" show by Disney Parks Blog, this looks to be one attraction that is sure to have this coming summer's nights lit up.

Disneyland Resort Hotels Offering Perks This Summer

Thinking of visiting Disneyland this summer? It's a good time to go, because Disneyland Resort hotels are offering some nice perks and discounts to guests for the summer.

First off, Disneyland Resort hotels are offering savings up to twenty-five percent for stays between June 19 and August 13. You have to book by June 18 to take advatange of the savings. For more info, check out Disneyland's website.

Major Disneyland Resort Attractions to Open June 3

June 3 is looking to be a big day for the Disneyland Resort. Not one, not two but three major attractions are set to open on that date. In Disneyland, look for Star Tours ride to open. Not too far away in Disney's California Adventure, Ariel's Undersea Adventure and Goofy's Sky School will be opening the same day.

Star Tours will have undergone a big overhaul when it reopens in June. Fans can expect a different experience with each ride thanks in part to some fifty different voyages utilizing different combinations of totally new destinations.

New Radiator Springs Ride to Debut in 2012

Fans wanting something new in Disney's California Adventure will have their wish. A new ride called Radiator Springs is set to make its premiere in 2012 in the park's Car Land.

Resembling Epcot's renowned Fast Track ride a bit, guests situated in vehicles will be able to take a four minute ride through a Cars-inspired landscape side-by-side with another car. The conclusion of each ride will randomly choose a "winner."

Earlier this year, the LA Times released a complete start-to-finish preview of the ride. If you'd like a bit more detail, read on; beware, spoilers ahead!

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Sunday Round-Up for February 6, 2011

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