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Secrets of WDW Discuss Say it aint so! in the Trivia and Games Forums forums; Recently I heard that the Gromans chinese theatre (the icon for MGM) may be being demolished. This is the center piece of MGM, and while i understand that ToT has ...
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    Say it aint so!

    Recently I heard that the Gromans chinese theatre (the icon for MGM) may be being demolished. This is the center piece of MGM, and while i understand that ToT has become the modern day figure head of MGM, I still see this as a somewhat "blasphemous" act. (i know that sounds extreme but it was the best word for what i am trying to convey) Can anyone tell me if this rumor is true?
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    i highly doubt it becasue it houses (well some of it) the Great Movie Ride and that is a wonderful building to use as the "icon"
    i was thinking more along the lines of the Hat being the "icon" of MGM

    i do not think that this rumor is true
    but that is my opinion
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    I highly doubt the Mann's Chinese Theatre will be demolished. If they did I would be extremely disappointed.
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    Okie Dokie -

    I have heard this rumor a few times. As for an exact answer...well...it may be redesigned. As for Tower of Terror becoming the new icon of MGM-Studios, The Sorcerer's Hat has done it's job. If you take a picture from the entrance of the park you will see some of the theater behind the hat. If you look at many of the press shots, you will see that the theater has been touched out. Anyway, I hope this helps.
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    Maybe they should update the movies for the Great Movie Ride rather than touch the building...
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    Actually they have updated it.. They still have alot of the old movie clips at the end but now there are some new ones too.. I specifically remember Finding Nemo but there were a few others too!

    Oh and its the end movie that Im talkin about. Not the begining one you have to watch over and over while waiting to ride.. I dont think they changed that one yet
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    That's just the movie clips themselves though. Wouldn't it be cool if they redid some of the movies on the ride itself, like take out Casablanca and Alien and replace them with something more current.
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    Perhaps they will remodel the building for a new ride/attraction, but no demolition.
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    no I hope they don't turn it into something entirely new. I enjoy the classics, though adding a few newer actors/movies to the ride scenes would keep the ride up to date.
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    I wouldn't be sad if it goes because Walt Disney believed in changing his parks so that they are always new.

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    they renovated the Alien part in TGMR insted of him coming out of tha cieling he comes out of a wall which i hate bcuz u can hardly c it!!!!! i loved getting scared at that part!!
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