Deadline Hollywood reports:
The Jungle Cruise, a fixture of Disney’s theme parks since the 1950s, is getting an overhaul designed to address years of complaints that it presents a racist view of indigenous people.
The changes will be made both at Disneyland in California and Disney World in Florida, with the aim of completing them this year. Disneyland remains closed due to Covid-19, while Disney World is operating with limited capacity.
Native people were largely shown as objects, attackers or even cannibals, viewed through a colonialist perspective. The revised experience (watch a preview clip below) will de-emphasize encounters with human tribes and instead put animals in the foreground.
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