But now it's straight up cancelled!
Ticket holders were sent the following email on Friday:
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Hold on to your hats and glasses ’cause this here's the wildest ride in the wilderness!
Or at least on network television!
Disneyland's popular western-themed roller coaster Big Thunder Mountain is about to be adapted for television on the Disney-owned network, ABC.
Much like Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean and The Haunted Mansion movies, the ride will simply be a backdrop to a complex storyline, which this time is set in the gold rush era and centers on a southwest mining town sacred to local a local Native American tribe.
No word yet on whether or not the movie will include a set of dinosaur bones attached to a rock wall, but let's keep our
fingers Mickey ears crossed!