What are some unknown facts about Tomorrowland

30 Interesting and Fascinating Facts About the Tomorrowland Movie

Tomorrowland is an American science fiction film directed and co-written by Brad Bird in 2015. Bird wrote the script for the film with Damon Lindelof from an original story treatment by Bird, Lindelof and Jeff Jensen. Below are 30 more interesting and fascinating facts about Tomorrowland.

1. The movie stars George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson, Raffey Cassidy, Tim McGraw, Kathryn Hahn and Keegan-Michael Key.

2. In the film, a disappointed genius inventor and an avid teenage science teenager embark on an ambiguous alternate dimension referred to as "Tomorrowland," where their actions directly affect their own world.

3. Brad Bird and Damon Lindelof drew their inspiration for their story from the advancing cultural movements of space age as well as Walt Disney's optimistic future philosophy, particularly his conceptual vision for the proposed community known as EPCOT.

4. The film grossed $ 209 million worldwide for a total production and marketing cost of $ 330 million. Disney lost $ 120 million to $ 140 million.

5. Tomorrowland, first conceived by Walt Disney in the 1950s and 1960s, was intended to show what the future would mean for the world. It was and is Disney's top draw in the subject areas.

6. When you first arrive in Tomorrowland and Governor Nix is ​​using his watch, there is a green "Hidden Mickey" on the dial.

7. When Casey is followed by the watchdog, her footprints form a "hidden Mickey".

8. In mainland Europe, Disney had to change the name of the film from Tomorrowland to Disney Project T as the name is a registered trademark of the Tomorrowland electronic music festival. When the festival wanted to put on a show in the United States, they had to change the name to TomrrowWorld.

9. The traditional message "Filmed on location" at the end of the credits includes Tomorrowland, among other things.

10. George Clooney's character is 16 years older than him and Britt Robertson's character is 7 years younger than her.

11. The film takes on components of the Tomorrowland themes in Disney parks. For example, some weapons used in the film are similar to the blasters found in the Buzz Lightyear Astro Blaster attraction, and the trains in the film are reminiscent of the people mover found in Disneyland that runs through the Tomorrowland section of that park.

12. When Frank Casey shows the city after the two arrive in Tomorrowland, the ride up Disney's Space Mountain can be seen in the distance.

13. The androids in the movie are called AA, which is short for Audio Animatronics. Audio animatronics is widely used in Disney Parks, Pirates of the Caribbean, Carousel of Progress, Hall of Presidents, and many other areas.

14. The shop Casey visits called Blast From The Past has the same name as the one Marty McFly visited in Back To The Future 2 in 2015.

fifteen. Keegan-Michael Kay's character Hugo, the owner of a science fiction store, is named after Hugo Gernsback, an editor of the science fiction magazine and namesake of the Hugo Prize for Science Fiction Writing. His wife, played by Kathryn Hahn, is called Ursula after Ursula K. Le Guin, who has won several Hugo Awards.

16. Although trailers heavily show that Walt Disney and Disneyland are linked to Tomorrowland, the plot does not mention the link. It's not exactly. Disneyland is mentioned in the early scenes when young Frank visits Tomorrowland and sneaks into the It-a-Small-World ride. You can also quickly see a park clerk as the White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland, wearing a costume.

17. Scenes on the NASA launch pad were filmed at the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A during the transition from the space shuttle program to a "clean pad" design that can be used on many different vehicles, including the Space X. During filming, the MAVEN robot mission can be seen preparing for take-off on a nearby launch pad.

18. When Casey visits the Black From The Past store, an Kaiser Zurg character from the Pixar Toy Story series is on a shelf. Brad Bird is a Pixar graduate.

19. The name "Tomorrowland" is only uttered once by one of the characters in the film. The only mention of it is in the scene after Casey, Frank and Athena arrive in the ancient rocket when Frank says, "They wanted to see Tomorrowland, here it comes" when the convoy from Nix arrives.

20. At some point, Emilia Clarke was sought for the lead role, but turned it down due to scheduling conflicts with Game of Thrones.

21. The Greyhound vans were featured on an episode of Rick's Restorations and then sent to Vancouver to film.

22. EPCOT's American Adventure theme song, "Golden Dream," is the background music for the film. The melody has been playing in the EPCOT entrance hall since the opening day.

23. Naomi Scott was considered for the role of Casey Newton but lost to Britt Robertson.

24. The upstairs bedroom of Frank Walker's house has purple Haunted Mansion wallpaper on the walls.

25. As Casey Newton sneaks back into her room, her little brother Nate Newton calls out: "Identify yourself", a catchphrase from Disney's film series "Tron".

26. Tomorrowland is the first feature film to be released in Dolby Vision and Dolby Cinema.

27. Tomorrowland was the first Disney film formatted specifically for IMAX theaters with an aspect ratio of 1.90: 1, allowing audiences to see 16% more of the image originally captured.

28. An impromptu dance party broke out on the set, inspired by a person who had danced like Michael Jackson.

29. The EPCOT spaceship Earth can be seen in the reflection of the monitor device at the climax of the film.

30. The blink pattern that Athena uses to reset after being hit by the pick-up truck is almost identical to the blink pattern that Wall-E uses to reset after replacing its eye camera.