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Disney Star Ready for ‘Carousel of Progress’ Movie

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Disney has been known for cultivating and launching the careers of numerous talented individuals who have become popular figures in the entertainment industry. Referred to as “Disney stars,” these individuals often gain fame through their roles in Disney Channel television shows, movies, and music.

Disney is known for some of the most popular actors, such as Johnny Depp, Will Smith, Dwayne Johnson, Hilary Duff, Miley Cyrus, Zac Efron,  Demi Lovato,  Selena Gomez, Jamie Lee Curtis, and many more.

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Jamie Lee Curtis first gained widespread recognition for her role in the 1978 horror film, Halloween, directed by John Carpenter. Her portrayal of Laurie Strode, a resourceful and determined young woman facing off against the relentless killer Michael Myers, established her as a prominent figure in the genre and earned her the title of “scream queen.” The success of Halloween catapulted her into stardom and laid the foundation for a diverse and successful acting career. Jamie Lee Curtis has been seen in several Disney movies, such as Freaky Friday with Lindsay Lohan. The most recent Disney movie for Jamie Lee Curtis has been none other than Disney’s Haunted Mansion, which will be released on July 28, 2023.

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In a viral TikTok, Jamie Lee Curtis was asked if she could do another movie based on a Disney attraction what it would be. Curtis’s answer may shock fans but it was Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress. This attraction was created by Walt Disney himself for the 1964 New York World’s Fair; it is a classic and unique experience that takes Guests on a journey through the advancements of technology and its impact on the American family‚ÄĒJamie Lee Curtis likes the thought of time travel and how technology changed over the years.

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Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress gives Disney Guests the opportunity to follow an American family over four generations of progress and watch technology transform their lives. During each era, learn how the technological marvels of the day made life more comfortable‚ÄĒand paved the way for unimaginable innovations.

Discover how gas lamps, the hand-cranked washing machine and the gramophone made the pre-electric era a breeze. Watch the advent of electricity give rise to modern conveniences like the electric iron, the radio‚ÄĒand the simple, revolutionary light bulb.

See how the automatic dishwasher and television set transformed the American household. Today’s high-tech marvels include virtual-reality games, high-definition televisions and voice-activated household appliances. Imagine the wonders the next hundred years may bring!

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About Brittni Ward

Brittni is a Disney and Universal fan; one of her favorite things at both parks is collecting popcorn buckets. While at Disney World Resort, Brittni meets the princesses and rides Kilimanjaro Safaris. At Universal, Brittni enjoys the Minions and watching Animal Actors on Location! When not at Disney World Resort or Universal Orlando, Brittni spends time with her family and pets.