Disney Legend Whoopi Goldberg, has posted on Twitter asking Disney to create a new Wakanda Experience in honor of Chadwick Boseman.
Here’s her tweet:
Dear People in charge of building NEW experiences Disney Land and World we don’t really need another Frozen land BUT what we could use is Wakonda, please Disneyworld Disneyland PLEASE build in Chadwick Boseman’s name WAKONDA
— Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) August 31, 2020
“Dear People in charge of building NEW experiences Disney Land and World we don’t really need another Frozen land BUT what we could use is a Wakonda, please Disneyworld Disneyland PLEASE build in Chadwick Boseman’s name WAKONDA.”
There have been rumors before that Disney was considering using the Wonders of Life pavilion to do just that, but later those turned out to be untrue as they pavilion is being transformed into the Disney Play Pavilion instead. Many people were really excited about the possibility of Disney adding Wakonda to the pavilion, but alas it never happened.
Whoopi Goldberg was made a Disney Legend at the 2017 D23 event. During the event she famously asked Disney to release the Song of the South, stating she wanted to start a dialogue about “what it was and why it came out.”
“I’m trying to find a way to get people to start having conversations about bringing Song of the South back so we can talk about what it was and where it came from and why it came out.”
She also wanted to bring the crows from Dumbo out as merchandise. Of course neither of those ever came to pass. Disney has just doubled down on burying and deleting both of those. But maybe they will listen about Wakanda in Boseman’s name. Because I could see it being a much more meaningful change than retheming Splash Mountain to Princess and the Frog.
Of course they likely don’t have the funds to do much of anything right now.
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Source: Whoopi Goldberg on Twitter
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