WDW NEWS TODAY spelled out that the new Frozen attraction is much more than just ‘new scenery’ being painted into the old Maelstrom attraction!
Our biggest fear was that Disney would cave in under the immense pressure to rush in the new Frozen ride with a few thousand gallons of white paint a crystal glitter.
Thankfully, reports that the old EPCOT Maelstrom attraction has been completely stripped out down to its bare internal structure offer promise a a brand new ride concept some time in 2016 (or beyond!).
Disney don’t like changing too much too quickly in their theme parks and the 26 year old Norwegian ride was a big loss for many die hard fans, dreading the prospect of a shift towards a ‘dumbed down Epcot’.

In reality though, the latest news offers more than a glimmer a hope that Disney are at long last making a big investment for the first new attraction in years at their second most popular theme park!