A former boy-genius (George Clooney) and a gifted teenager (Britt Robertson) set out on a dangerous mission to unearth the secrets of "Tomorrowland," an enigmatic location caught between time and space.
Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland.
Stanley Kubrick almost had a cameo in ‘Tomorrowland’
Brad Bird was sought out as the first choice for the director's job of Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015). Bird respectfully declined the offer in order to do Tomorrowland (2015). Bird stated when you get the rare chance to do an original film like Tomorrowland (2015), you take the opportunity. Bird went on to say, he is a huge Star Wars fan though and he looks forward (as a fan) to seeing the film like everyone else.
In Europe, Disney had to change the name from Tomorrowland to Disney Project T because the name is a registrated brand of the festival Tomorrowland. Same was, when the festival wanted to have a show in the U.S., they had to change the name to Tomorrowworld.
Naomi Scott was considered for the role of Casey Newton but lost out to Britt Robertson.
In the second trailer for the movie, you can see Space Mountain in the background at exactly 1:16 into it. It is also visible on the movie's promotional poster in the outer left of the town in the background.
Tomorrowland, as first conceived by Walt Disney back in the 50's and 60's, was to showcase what the future would hold for the world. It was and still is Disney's top draws in the theme parks.
This is the third collaboration between Judy Greer and George Clooney.
Shailene Woodley turned down the lead role. Britt Robertson was later cast.
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