Marty Called

Marty Called - Episode 050 - D23 Expo 2022

July 31, 2022

On this episode of the Marty Called Podcast, we're handed the keys to the 2022 D23 Expo!


As requested, below is a list of everything we announce.

Resort Wide Announcements:

  • Replacement to the Monorail system, expansion of the fleet to 14 monorails
  • Expansion to the Disney Skyliner system to include Disney's Animal Kingdom, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Blizzard Beach, All Star Resorts and Coronado Springs
  • Increase to the Maintenance Budget and annual refurbs for every attraction
  • Digitized free Fastpass to replace Genie+
  • Removal of the Park Reservation System

Magic Kingdom

  • Removal of it's a small world, Enchanted Tales with Belle, Tomorrowland Speedway, Carousel of Progress and Pinocchio's Village Haus
  • Addition of Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast
  • Addition of expanded Frozen Ever After boat ride with adjacent restaurant
  • Addition of Tangled boat ride with adjacent Snuggly Duckling restaurant
  • Addition of Alice in Wonderland attraction
  • Addition of Wreck it Ralph attraction: Sugar Rush Racers
  • Addition of Big Hero Six EMV attraction and San Fransokyo Dining
  • Addition of Aquatopia


  • Spaceship Earth update
  • Harmonious to be replaced by Illuminations: Unity
  • World's Fair Pavilion replacing Wonders of Life featuring rotating interactive exhibits, Walt Disney: One Mans' Dream, it's a small world, Carousel of Progress and Horizons: Century 3
  • Brazil Pavilion added to World Showcase
  • SeaVenture replacing Frozen Ever After
  • Coco overhaul to Gran Fiesta Tour
  • Sinbad's Storybook Voyage added to Morocco Pavilion
  • Canada Rapid Ride added to Canada Pavilion
  • Dreamfinder and Figment return to Imagination Pavilion
  • The Living Seas Pavilion overhaul with the removal of Turtle Talk with Crush and The Seas With Nemo and Friends attraction. New Attraction is a trip to Seabase Alpha to see what life would be like in an underwater city.

Disney's Hollywood Studios

  • Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular to be replaced by updated Indiana Jones Adventure from Disneyland with mine cart coaster sharing scenes. Pankot Palace restaurant and marketplace area also part of the Indiana Jones area
  • Animation District will see the removal of Voyage of the Little Mermaid, Disney Junior area, Walt Disney Presents and Star Wars Launch Bay. Replacement will include Encanto trackless ride, Incredibles shooter attraction, Monsters Inc Door Coaster
  • Mary Poppins sing-a-long to replace Beauty and the Beast live on stage
  • Encanto sing-a-long to replace Frozen sing-a-long

Disney's Animal Kingdom

  • Complete removal and retheme of Chester and Hester's Dinorama / Dinoland USA. Area will be reclassified as a research corridor and include the Marine Live Institute from Finding Dory. Inside guests can find the Nemo Sea Rider attraction as well as Turtle Talk with Crush.
  • Excavator Roller Coaster added to Research corridor area
  • Mystic Manor and Adventurers Club added to Asia
  • Additional theater and new video added to Flight of Passage
  • New AVATAR flume ride
  • Maharajah Jungle Trek to be removed with a new animal exhibit area added alongside the train and in the plot of vacant land North of the existing Asia land.
  • Shang Chi and Village of Ta Lo boat ride.

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