13 Amazing Facts About Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ Tower of Terror

Stanley Hotel

2. Heeere’s Stephen!

Eisner apparently wanted to veer away from the more comedic path he had been on with Brooks toward an attraction that was legitimately scary.  As such, Disney considered a collaboration with horror writer Stephen King.  Rumor held that the infamous Stanley Hotel from King’s The Shining would have been the inspiration for the attraction.  Photo credit


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