Tron overlay for Disney World's monorail?Walt Disney World: Real, or just rumor? Either way, what do you think?
From Robert NilesGetting some buzz now from readers over this report from Aint It Cool News, detailing "Tron-O-Rail":
Posted March 1, 2010 at 4:24 PM
Apparently the Motion Picture design team out in California have created a vinyl wrap that will encompass one of the Monorails that circle above the park. From what he's seen, it will make the Monorail look like a light-cycle from the upcoming TRON movie is riding the rails above you.
Real, or just rumor? Either way, what do you think?
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From Anthony MurphyI believe it since they did decorate the monorails for other things including Stitch on the front of the monorail.
Posted March 1, 2010 at 4:25 PM
From James RaoI can't substantiate the rumor, but I can say I think the overlay it would be fun... as long as the reimagined movie doesn't blow like the original.
Posted March 1, 2010 at 5:22 PM
And if the new movie is a real winner, who wouldn't want to see a "light-cycle" addition to Tomorrowland?!?
From steve leeJames, my entire generation would like you to step outside for a moment.
Posted March 1, 2010 at 8:15 PM
From James RaoHey, as a child of the Golden Age of Video Gaming, when arcades were THE place to be on the weekends, I had very high hopes for TRON. I remember standing in line for a couple hours to see TRON on opening day - back before they had advance ticket sales, wide releases, megaplexes, and stadium seating. And while I can appreciate the technological aspects of the feature (and even the story - which was pretty good all things considered), the acting (sorry, Bruce), direction, and overall quality of TRON was subpar.
Posted March 1, 2010 at 8:35 PM
Having written all that gobbledygook, I still played the TRON video games (on my Intellivision, no less), and I still wore a Bruce Boxleitner/TRON t-shirt (BABYLON 5 RULZ!), and I still have very high hopes for TRON 2.0: The Apology.
And I would love a TRON Light-cycle attraction!!!!
From steve leeOh, a Babylon Five fan, huh?
Posted March 1, 2010 at 8:42 PM
(backs slowly away)
From Anthony MurphyI think Tron would be a hit today because the public is more educated about computers. However, I hope they do not think its a Matrix ripoff!
Posted March 1, 2010 at 8:59 PM
From Phil B.A Tron Light Cycle ride done right would be a KILLER E-ticket attraction for Tomorrow Land. There has to be a few concepts kicking around out there in Glendale, but as with most ambitious ideas not tied into a PIXAR film (see Beastly Kingdom), they'll most likely be relegated to developmental hell. Of course, a vinyl overlay of a lightning fast vehicle, on a relatively slow moving transportation system is a completely acceptable trade off....sigh. Anyway, as a promotion, I still think it's a cool idea. I'd like to see it when it materializes.
Posted March 1, 2010 at 10:26 PM
From James RaoThat's it, Steve, I am setting my phazor on "kill"!
Posted March 2, 2010 at 3:58 AM
And Phil, I love the way you put it: "...completely acceptable trade off..."
So sad, but so true, sometimes. Maybe Lasseter is a TRON fan? One can only hope.
From Robert NilesConfirmed! Disney Monorail Trains to Feature TRON: LEGACY Art
Posted March 10, 2010 at 1:29 PM
From Anthony MurphyI like the colors!
Posted March 10, 2010 at 1:44 PM
From Rod WhitenackThe Tron-O-Rail is real! See the following link for pics!
Posted March 10, 2010 at 2:52 PM
From Amanda Jenkins
Posted March 11, 2010 at 7:18 PM
ok, but how does it look at night? If there are lights or something, then it would be something to see.
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