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Back at the 2009 D23 Expo there were discussions of changes coming to the MuppetVision 3-D pre-show that never materialized. Since then, Kodak has pulled it's sponsorship but the logo still remains in the pre-show. While nothing definitive has been announced, there is continued speculation that change is coming.
In February, 2013 Disney installed a new prop in the pre-show room that appears to be a two way mirror and it's standing on a crate that reads, "Walter/Whistler In Residence" an obvious reference to the 2011 movie, The Muppets. Photos of this new prop can be found at the Ultimate Orlando Blog.
In August of 2014, MiceAge.com reported that Disney is considering an upgrade to the Disney California Adventure version of the attraction with an emphasis on the classic Muppets characters.
August 19, 2014: MiceAge.com has reported that a change is being considered to Muppet*Vision 3-D in Disney California Adventure. It is unknown if this change would also appear in Disney's Hollywood Studios.
June 28-29, 2013: MiceAge.com interviewed D23 spokesperson, Jeffrey Epstein and Imagineer Dave Fisher about the upcoming D23 Expo. In the interview, and later confirmed by Jeffrey Epstein on Twitter, it was revealed that there will not be a Parks and Resorts arena presentation at the D23 Expo. Disney and More also confirmed that due to secrecy surrounding Avatar and other projects, Disney was simply not ready to announce them at the upcoming D23 Expo.
June 17, 2013: Trusted WDWMagic.com insider WDW1974 clarified what may become of Muppet*Vision 3-D as a result of the Hollywood Studios makeover. The current attraction is likely to be replaced either in it's current location or in a new location in the park. For a continuation on Muppet*Vision 3-D rumors, look here.
May 23, 2013: WDWMagic.com reported an upcoming refurbishment for Muppet*Vision 3-D from August 6-September 2.
February 4, 2013: The Ultimate Orlando Blog posted photos of some additions to the Muppet*Vision 3-D queue that include a two way mirror and a crate that reads, "Walter/Whistler in Residence."
May 15, 2010: Muppet*Vision 3-D re-opened from refurbishment with no changes to the show or pre-show.
September 10-13, 2009: At the D23 Expo in 2009 it was mentioned that a new preshow was planned for Muppet*Vision 3-D