A Space Mountain movie is in the works at Disney.
Revealed today via The Hollywood Reporter, the film is currently in development and the script will be written by Joby Harold, who is writing and producing the upcoming Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi series.
The news also reports that Joby and his wife Tory Tunnell will also produce the film, alongside Rideback’s Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich, who also produced the live action Aladdin.
If you don’t know, Space Mountain debuted at Walt Disney World in 1975 in Orlando, Fla., then at Anaheim’s Disneyland in 1977. Additional versions of the popular attraction are also seen around the world at the parks, except for in Shanghai.
On the ride, you’ll navigate through a vast futuristic space station as you make your way to Mission Control, board a sleek flight vehicle and prepare yourself for a high-flying adventure to the furthest reaches of space.
As you hurtle forward into infinite darkness, your rocket darts and twists in the void, speeding faster and faster. Feel the g-force as you careen into the unknown! Immersive sound effects and evocative music add to the intense sensory experience. Brave the most epic journey of your Earthbound life and accept your mission—to conquer Space Mountain.
Earlier this summer, Disneyland announced that their popular attraction, Splash Mountain, will be getting a brand new look based on this classic movie.