Tag Archives: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

World’s Oldest Hidden Mickey

17 Jun

Mr Broke Hoedown may not be a Disney fan, but he knows a Hidden Mickey when he sees it. A thousand-year old Mickey Mouse was recently discovered in Sweden. One can only hope that no copyright wackiness will ensue.

Vintage Mickey fans may notice that while the mouth doesn’t look much like our beloved mouse, the shape and size of the eyes is certainly reminiscent of Plane Crazy.

MGM Will Build in Shanghai, Universal in South Korea

22 May

Plenty of good news for Asian theme park fans! VarietyAsiaOnline reports that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer will build a theme park in Shanghai, while Reuters brings news of a Universal park in South Korea. From Reuters:

King Kong and Spider-man are coming to South Korea.

Universal Studios said on Tuesday it would build a South Korean park featuring characters from blockbuster movies by 2012, becoming the latest Hollywood firm to expand in Asia’s burgeoning entertainment market.

The project, announced a day after U.S. film giant Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) unveiled a plan for a Shanghai park, highlights Hollywood’s push to take the world’s most popular entertainment to the world’s most populous region.

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