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  • Bruno
    Apr 1, 2005
      OMG! Congrats! I didn't know that Castle Blood was such an enterprise.


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      From: "Ricky & Karen Dick" <castleb@...>
      To: <ICG-D@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 4:52 PM
      Subject: [ICG-D] Big News

      > Beallsville, PA (AP)--
      > The small town of Beallsville is about to be taken to the big time,
      > Eisner style.
      > Ownership of Castle Blood Productions has just announced a transition plan
      > in which Michael Eisner, current "head mouse" of entertainment
      > megacorporation Disney, will take over operations for Castle Blood
      > Productions, known largely for their interactive Halloween Adventure Tours
      > (tm) that happen on a seasonal basis along Historic Route 40 in
      > Southwestern Pennsylvania.
      > Eisner, who announced his planned departure from Disney this past week, is
      > excited about the challenge of working with a new corporation despite its
      > considerably smaller scale of operation.
      > "I'm looking forward to the challenge of making a destination out of a
      > relatively-unknown town with a small population . There will be a 10-year
      > plan and we hope to kick off 2010 as the 'Castle Blood Decade,' with major
      > expansion into resort properties that are a fully-immersive experience.
      > market for Halloween year-round is such an untapped market, and we can
      > really capitalize on it with the Castle Blood Method as the core principle
      > for our projects," said Eisner during a press conference from his private
      > yacht anchored just offshore of the Isle of Lucie in the Caribbean Sea.
      > In addition to the haunted attraction, Castle Blood Productions currently
      > produces props, costumes, and even entire haunted houses for professionals
      > in the entertainment industry. Because of current non-disclosure
      > with his current employers, Eisner could not confirm rumors that
      > previously, Castle Blood Productions had been contacted for a major
      > rennovation of all four of the Disney properties' famous "Haunted Mansion"
      > attractions featured at the theme parks in Orlando, Anaheim, Paris, and
      > Tokyo, as well as a franchised version of the attraction to operate at an
      > amusement pier in Asbury Park, NJ.
      > "We're thrilled to be working with Mr. Eisner," comments Alec "Ricky"
      > co-owner of Castle Blood Productions and the company's living icon,
      > MacCabre. "We knew that he had what we wanted in a CEO, and honestly feel
      > that he'll be the best Non-Disney addition to an already great and
      > team."
      > Karen Dick, co-owner of Castle Blood Productions, was unavailable for
      > comment due to tightened security regulations on overseas aircraft.
      > Representatives promised to collect a statement after her arrival in Peru,
      > where she plans to gather data for a yet-to-be-named project related to
      > both domestic and international operations of Castle Blood Productions.
      > Among things on the "short list" for the next five years of Castle Blood
      > are the acquisition of the land and mineral rights for the town of
      > Beallsville and some yet-unnamed surrounding communities, the re-opening
      > a local hotel and accompanying cottage homes as the company's first resort
      > community, and research and development for the world's first haunted
      > attraction water park, which will boast the claim that "You've never been
      > so wet and scared in all of your life."
      > "Water and spooky stuff just naturally go together. I don't know why
      > somebody hasn't thought of this angle before," says Eisner.
      > Why make the announcement now, nearly six months from the opening of the
      > seasonal attraction?
      > "Simple," says Dick. "We are doing our best to push haunted entertainment
      > to the forefront, making it in the minds of our customers twelve months a
      > year. That, and what better day to make such an announcement than the
      > ninety-first day of the calendar year?"
      > We couldn't agree more! Best of luck to Castle Blood Productions and its
      > new CEO.
      > --Avril Folle, A.P. Entertainment Staff Writer
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