LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — We’re less than a month away from the latest family-friendly thrill ride opening at Walt Disney World. But today, Channel 9 got a sneak peek at Tron Lightcycle / Run in Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom.
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The ride is one of the largest expansions to take place at Magic Kingdom since 2012. Riders enter The Grid and are digitally scanned into Lightcycle / Run.
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PHOTOS: Get an early look at TRON Lightcycle / Run
The ride, inspired by the 1982 landmark film “TRON” and its 2010 sequel “TRON: Legacy,” will be the fastest roller coaster at any Disney theme park in the world, Disney said.
The ride’s story picks up after “TRON: Legacy.” Guests will enter a second gateway into a digital realm called The Grid opened by “TRON” character Sam Flynn. When guests enter the queue, they will feel as if they are digitized and transported to the Grid for a special Lightcycle race.
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Though it’s a fast ride, Disney and PhotoPass are making sure they capture guests’ ride experience with the newest technology.
The attraction is located next to Space Mountain. A TRON-themed merchandise shop and snack kiosk will also be available.
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