As if Disney's Marvel empire wasn't already big enough, it's about to get even bigger.
The superhero franchise has been in the spotlight more than ever with the release of the latest installment of the Avengers movies, Avengers: Endgame, in April - the movie was hugely successful and fans have been raving about it online ever since. But now it seems that Marvel fanatics have something else to celebrate; it's just been announced that plans for a Marvel themed park at Disney is in the works.
Yes, you read that right... a Marvel land is actually happening, and if you ever needed an excuse to make a trip to Disneyland, here it is!
Read on for all of the details on the exciting expansion and where, exactly, it's set to pop up...
Disney first acquired the Marvel franchise a decade ago, and it came with quite a hefty price tag.
via: ShutterstockIn August 2009, Mickey Mouse came face-to-face with The Hulk; the movie-giant bought Marvel studios for a steep $4 billion.
Prior to Disney picking up the franchise, Marvel had just two notable hits.
via: Shutterstock2008’s The Incredible Hulk came in with $263 million at the box office, and 2009’s Iron Man grossed $586 million.
The deal was certainly a change in direction for Disney.
It seems like Disney's investment well and truly paid off...
It's quite literally been hit after hit.From Guardians of the Galaxy and Captian America to the Academy Award-winning Black Panther, it seems like Disney has been on a winning streak.
And the movies just keep on coming...
The most recent film didn't disappoint fans either.
People just can't seem to get enough of the Marvel cinematic universe.
Just Finished Watching Avengers: Endgame after rewatching every single MCU Movie in order all 22 Movies are now com… https://t.co/u66uJEiuFN— Moustafa Elhadary (@Moustafa Elhadary)1560470203.0
After the global success of the Marvel films, it seems like Disney now has something else up their sleeves...
via: ShutterstockThe Marvel universe is about to get even bigger.
No, it's not a new movie... it's even better...Disney has just announced that a Marvel theme park is in the works. "When?," "How?," "When can we go?," is pretty much what we all want to know. Read on to find out everything about the exciting new park...
Disney is moving full steam ahead with the project.Rumors for a Marvel extension in the California Adventure Park at Disneyland surfaced in 2017, and the Hollywood studio has finally received permission to move forward with the plans for the brand spanking new Marvel land... meaning, much to fans' delight, it's actually happening.
The news comes just as another extension of Disneyland has opened...
via: GettyDisney certainly doesn't mess around as the latest announcement comes just a month after the new $1 billion "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge" area opened at Disneyland.
Disney is kissing goodbye to an old classic to make way for the new Marvel park...
People are sad to see it go.
a bugs land is being closed forever in California adventure and now I feel like part of my childhood is dying )):— Aspen Miller (@Aspen Miller)1556826466.0
So, where exactly will the new Marvel attraction be located?
via: GettyMarvel Land will be located near the "Guardians of the Galaxy: MISSION BREAKOUT" attraction - a ride which was originally the Tower of Terror before being rebranded two years ago.