Discussing Phantom Manor with Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald

Every fan is waiting for it. And while we can’t reveal the exact reopening date just yet, we’re also counting the days until Phantom Manor opens its gates to guests again in Spring 2019. In the meantime, the Disneyland Paris teams sat down with Tom Fitzgerald, Portofolio Creative Executive at Walt Disney Imagineering, who is overseeing the large refurbishment, for a quick update. Phantom Manor is a beloved attraction for many, can you tell us about what it means personally to you? As a child, Halloween was always my favorite holiday. I’d build haunted walk-throughs in the basement of my house (I had very tolerant parents) to scare friends and neighbors each year! So, you can imagine my excitement when Walt Disney announced on television plans to build “The Haunted Mansion” at Disneyland! T...