Skip to content
Subscriber Only

Disney’s Foreign Curse Could End With China Resort Project

  • Entertainment giant opens Shanghai Disneyland on June 16
  • CEO says company has learned from parks in Paris, Hong Kong
Video player cover image

Shanghai Disneyland Set to Open June 16

Updated on

The acrobats are practicing their flips. Chefs are learning to cook dumplings by the thousands. And invited guests are test-driving the Tron Lightcyle Power Run, a roller-coaster that races through a fluorescent space landscape at 60 miles per hour.

All systems are go for the June 16 opening of the $5.5 billion Disney Shanghai Resort, the largest foreign investment ever from the world’s biggest theme-park operator and a career milestone for Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger.