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Spider-Man getting HD Upgrading

Discussion in 'Islands of Adventure' started by kingeric, May 19, 2011.

  1. Jushin Thunder Liger

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    How are you sure that's the same model? And I'll ask again: where did I hear that Disney helped redesign the characters for the HD refurb?
    I'm about 2 months late on this, but that's awesome!
     
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    Valid points everyone. Also agree with others who've pointed out that the effects possibilities also probably played a large role in which characters made the cut.
    Similarly, I guess they may have also chosen Scream to get a female villain in the lineup as well. Just a thought. If you ever do come across that behind the scenes video of the character selection process, do post it here :)
     
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    I think it was a cashier at the Marvel store in Disney. I’ll PM you their name and phone number so you can give them a call.
     
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    Im not quite 100% on this, but I believe at the time of actually developing the ride, Sony was in the process of making the first Spidey movie and told Universal that some of the villains could not be used because they were bookmarked for the movie, part of the reason why they went with Scream, Hydro Man and Hobgoblin, since it was rumored at the time that Sony intended Venom, Lizard and Green Goblin (who ended up being the actual villain) to be in future movies. Doctor Octupus was selected after the release of the first movie so he was not affected by this restriction. Electro was originally planned to be a villain in James Cameron’s version of the movie but that was discarded as soon as they brought Raimi on board, which is why he shows up in the very last season 90’s cartoon and was able to show up in the ride.
     
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    The second screen is glitching, the first one after entering the warehouse
     
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    Lol love it! Woops
     
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    Yes....I posted that from the Washington Post on the VB thread yesterday to show positive acts can outweigh the negative. It's trending as the number 1 read story on the Post, entire newspaper story rankings.
     
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    I was on the HE with an English family with a kid who was autistic and started freaking out once the doors closed. I immediately went into former employee mode and started pointing out all the little things people usually miss (Voldemort, how to see the front of the train in the window, etc). I got him so intrigued he completely forgot about being in the cabin and got excited on each new thing I showed him until we got to Kings Cross. His mom was really grateful, but I hadn't even thought about it - it was actually an instinctive response from having worked the HE and having a few claustrophobic kids. My friend was pretty confused why I suddenly started acting like a conductor... LOL
     
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