Disney Fans Speculate Celebrity Will Join Fantasmic!

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Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort have been in the midst of bringing back popular offerings in a phased manner over the course of the last couple of years.

One of the most beloved experiences at both Disneyland Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios to still be closed currently? The nighttime spectacular Fantasmic!

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Fantasmic! will be returning to Disneyland Resort on May 28, but there has not been an announced return date for the beloved show at Walt Disney World Resort.

However, Disney Park fans have recently shared a rumor that a major change could be coming to the nighttime spectacular when it does reopen.

“So I don’t know if this is true but I heard that actress Isla Fisher is going to be the new narrator of Fantasmic when it reopens,” User U/Sniper32135 said in a recent Reddit thread

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There is a rumor circulating that Isla Fisher could be the new narrator of Fantasmic! when it reopens. Fisher is known for her work in many popular films, including Wedding Crashers (2005), Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), Rise of the Guardians (2012), Now You See Me (2013), and Scooby Doo (2002).

Linda Gary, who also voices Maleficient in Fantasmic!, is the current narrator of the nighttime spectacular.

In addition to the rumors of a possible narration change, Disney Parks Blog confirmed changes coming to Fantasmic!, writing:

As Josh D’Amaro, Chairman, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, announced earlier today, “Fantasmic!” will also be returning to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in 2022. When this incredible spectacular reopens next year, it will incorporate an all-new sequence featuring live performers, stunts, special effects and more!

It has also been reported that the scene featuring Pocahontas will be removed from the show.

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If you love all things Disney, you’re going to love Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Head to the Chinese Theatre to ride Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway and then over to Toy Story Land for Toy Story Mania, Alien Swirling Saucers, and Slinky Dog Dash. After that, make sure you check out Sunset Boulevard and ride Twilight Zone Tower of Terror and Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith. You can get blue milk or green milk at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and then ride Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run and Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. Don’t forget to check out Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage and Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular and get ready for the return of Fantasmic!, the epic nighttime spectacular that is set to come back this year.

What do you think of this rumor about Fantasmic!? Let us know in the comments!

Let the expert team at Academy Travel help you plan your next magical vacation to Disney World’s water parks, four theme parks — Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios — and the Disney Springs shopping and dining district! Or, how about a trip to Disneyland Resort to experience Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure, as well as the Downtown Disney shopping and dining district!

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