Imagineering

Interview: Walt Disney Imagineering’s Tom Fitzgerald discusses the Tower of Terror update

A whole new dimension of chills has dropped into The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ this fall at Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris. Tom Fitzgerald, senior creative director at Walt Disney Imagineering, shared with the Disneyland Paris Insidears Team a first-hand account of the three new storylines he and his team brought to this iconic attraction. How has the storytelling of Twilight Zone Tower of Terror been central to making this attraction a Disney Park special? From the start, storytelling has been central to the success of the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. The whole idea of the attraction was to place guests into the storyline of an episode of the series. In the library scene, guests would learn the backstory of what happened so many years ago, then be invited to board tho...

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