24814Re: [ICG-D] Big News
- Apr 1, 2005OMG! Congrats! I didn't know that Castle Blood was such an enterprise.
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From: "Ricky & Karen Dick" <castleb@...>
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
> 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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