Disney Parks has released Pirates of the Caribbean concept artwork from the currently being constructed Shanghai Disneyland. The theme park which will be the second Disney theme park in China will feature the land Treasure Cove when it opens next year.Â The announcement and the release of the concept art was released a couple weeks ago at the annual shareholders meeting.
â€œPirates of the CaribbeanÂ is one of the most iconic attractions in our parks, and we really couldnâ€™t imagine Shanghai Disneyland without Pirates,â€ said Bob Iger, Disney chairman and CEO. â€œWe wanted to create a one-of-a-kind experience that would appeal to our Chinese guests while remaining true to its Disney heritage.â€
It is the first time that at any Disney theme park around the world that they are building a full Pirates-themed land. The area will also feature a brand new E-ticket attraction called, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle of the Sunken Treasure.”Â The attraction will feature brand new state-of-the-art technology to tell the story of Captain Jack Sparrow and Davy Jones.
â€œWe are extremely proud of all the work underway to bring the Shanghai Disney Resort to life,â€ said Tom Staggs, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. â€œAnd weâ€™re excited to re-imagine the iconic world and characters of Pirates for the first time as an entire land that celebrates the creativity, imagination and adventure of both the fan favorite attraction and the popular film franchise.â€
Shanghai Disneyland is currently under construction and is currently on track to open at the end of 2015.