Atlantis Awaits El Capitan Visitors
4, 2001 - by digitalmediafx.com) Those who view Disney's
Atlantis: The Lost Empire at Hollywood's historic
El Capitan theater will be treated to Destination Atlantis,
a three story walk-through exhibit made to look like the
underworld of Atlantis. This year the exhibit will be
entirely Atlantis themed and will include the following
Props, displays, and sketches from the animated movie.
Huge fish tanks filled with live stingrays, jellyfish,
An educational glimpse into the history of the legend
Atlantis Laser Tag game in an Atlantis glow in the dark
A recreation of the underground Atlantis completely
themed throughout the exhibit so you feel like you're
really in Atlantis.
year, Disney built a huge dinosaur exhibit to coincide
with its release of Dinosaur at the El Capitan. The three
story exhibit gave a behind the scenes glimpse of the
making of Dinosaur (sound, animation, special effects),
and brought moving dinosaurs to life, including ones that
would spit water or appear from behind plants to "attack."
The exhibit received rave reviews.
is expected to make an official announcement about Destination
Atlantis within the next several weeks. The exhibit and
movie will be playing at the El Capitan from June 8 through
July 15, 2001.
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