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Disneyland but Wakanda? This celebrity wants Disney to build a Wakanda theme park for Chadwick Boseman

Whoopi Goldberg has called on Disney to add Wakanda to its list of theme parks.

Throughout the day at Avengers Headquarters at Avengers Campus inside Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California, recruits may encounter epic, live-action moments with Avengers heading off the threat of their foes. Disney announced that Marvel’s Avengers Campus will open up on June 4 at Disneyland.
Throughout the day at Avengers Headquarters at Avengers Campus inside Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California, recruits may encounter epic, live-action moments with Avengers heading off the threat of their foes. The Avengers Headquarters is the heart of the land and features the iconic Quinjet stealth aircraft. Avengers Campus opens July 18, 2020.
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Should Disney build a theme park based on Wakanda? Whoopi Goldberg wants it to happen.

What’s going on?

Goldberg called on Disney to build a new Wakanda theme park to honor the late actor Chadwick Boseman, who died last week after struggling with colon cancer. Boseman starred as Black Panther in “Black Panther,” which took place in the fictional country of Wakanda.

  • Goldberg tweeted: “Dear People in charge of building NEW experiences Disney Land and World we don’t really need another Frozen land BUT what we could use is Wakonda, please Disneyworld Disneyland PLEASE build in Chadwick Boseman’s name WAKONDA”

Could it already be there?

Disney announced a new Marvel expansion to Disney California Adventure park, which was supposed to launch this past summer had the novel coronavirus not disrupted the world.

The park — as I wrote for Deseret.com on March 11 on the last day before the coronavirus pandemic changed the United States — was supposed to contain an Avengers campus, which would have included characters like Black Widow, Ant-Man, Doctor Strange, the Guardians of the Galaxy and, yes, heroes from Wakanda.

“When we set out to create these extraordinary Super Hero experiences across the globe, we designed a new Spider-Man attraction for Disney California Adventure park in an immersive land with amazing character experiences. We also crafted an original story that ties all the experiences together in ways that are authentic to these characters. We worked side-by-side with teams that brought the Avengers films and comics to life to create a place that champions the next generation of heroes.” — Scot Drake, portfolio creative executive for Walt Disney Imagineering, in a statement.