It was released today that Hong Kong Financial Secretary John Tsang said the Hong Kong Disneyland will add an area featuring “Marvel heroes” as part of the resort’s expansion. The park has recently undergone expansions to try to boost attendance and the injection of Marvel characters may be just what the park needs. Disney has recently acquired the IP (intellectual property) of Marvel and the Marvel Universe or stories and characters and are banking on its popularity as well as the recent Avengers films to boost attendance once the expansion is complete.
What this as well ad Disney‘s recent acquisition of Lucas Films will mean regarding specifics in the parks remain to be seen. We will keep you up to date as the news roles in on this exciting development that many fans have been theorising about since Disney‘s purchase of Marvel.