Behind-the-scenes of the new animated Haunted Mansion Hitchhiking Ghosts with Walt Disney Imagineering

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The Haunted Mansion at Walt Disney World has recently received a series of upgrades and enhancements centered around the famous Hitchhiking Ghosts in its finale scenes. The newly-animated ghosts were improved both in Audio-Animatronic form and as interactive computer-generated spirits.

Today Disney offers a behind-the-scenes look at how these ghosts were improved, with new sculpts and animation software:

The new interactive and animated Hitchhiking Ghosts made their first appearance around two weeks ago and offer plenty of amusing antics and pranks:

With the enhancement of these ghosts and the addition of the new Haunted Mansion interactive queue, The Haunted Mansion is more fun than ever, producing plenty of smiles from a spooky subject.