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In a recent budget speech from Hong Kong Financial, Secretary John Tsang Chun-Wah announced that a new area built around Marvel superheroes would be coming to Hong Kong Disneyland within the next few years. Multiple sources claim the project, which would likely see a portion of the Chinese park covered in rides, shows, and other attractions based on Marvel properties, is expected to be completed by 2017. Details are still scant, though IGN reports that officials have yet to decide which characters will be the focus of the area.
One question raised by some is whether the park will necessitate the construction of new rides and attractions, or if existing structures could simply be repurposed. Other schools of thought suggest that the area may be more about interacting with Marvel Superheroes like Spider-Man, the X-Men, or the Fantastic Four, and less about gimmicky attractions.
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Despite Chun-Wah’s assertion that the park will be “the first of its kind in the world,” Marvel Comics has made its impact on major theme parks in the past. Most notably, the company’s characters can currently be seen at Marvel Super Hero Island at Universal Studios’ Islands of Adventure Park in Orlando, Florida. The thrilling theme park is dominated …