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The Hatbox Ghost made an appearance at the 2013 D23 Expo and it has long been rumored that it would eventually be added to the attic scene of The Haunted Mansion. The Hat Box Ghost re-appeared at the Disneyland version of the attraction on May 9, 2015 but there is no current word that it will be added to the Florida counterpart.
September 7, 2016: The Haunted Mansion will be closed for refurbishment from November 28 - December 1, 2016. Details of the refurbishment are unknown.
May 11, 2015: The Disney Parks Blog shared a video featuring Imagineers discussing the Disneyland version of The Hat Box Ghost.
May 9, 2015: The Hat Box Ghost debuted in Disneyland's version of The Haunted Mansion.
April 4, 2015: The Disney Parks Blog officially confirmed that the Hat Box ghost will be returning to Disneyland in May of 2015. There is no timetable for the figure to be added to Florida.
October 21, 2014: MiceChat.com has reported that the Hat Box ghost will be installed in Disneyland in May of 2015. There is no timetable for the figure to be added to Florida.
August 8, 2013: InsidetheMagic.net posted a vide of The Hat Box ghost in action from the D23 Expo.