State of the Studios Address Week of September 17, 2018 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Multiple crews are visible working to complete the Park’s future Skyliner arrival and departure station. Site work is ongoing around the structure with final tree removal. In addition, workers are busy with metal ceiling material and trim installation. A particular group  were observed working on the existing concrete walls as visible in the photos below. Click the link below for full coverage.

Recent construction crew efforts are nearing the complete removal of the original resort bus and parking lot tram loading and unloading zones as pictured below. The work on the new replacement resort and charter bus arrival and departure areas continues. Crews are working to complete the covered Disney’s resort bus rider cues with metal structure work well underway. Click the link below for full coverage.

Guests eating  at Hollywood and Vine now enjoy a special Halloween dining treat. The prior summer theme has transitioned to a full spooky dining and character experience. Mickey and his friends are  arrayed in their colorful Halloween costumes to greet and entertain guests as captured in photos below. A delicious food buffet includes ghoulish green beans, shrieking crayfish étouffée, spell-binding salads, and bubbling brews soup.  A tempting  trick or treat dessert selection includes themed cupcakes , either chocolate with pumpkin orange colored frosting or strawberry guava. Guests ready to enjoy this Halloween themed dining experience can call 407-WDW-DINE for reservations. Click the link below for full coverage.

At Reel Vogue store, shoppers will find plentiful themed merchandise from the Pixar motion picture UP as a main display. Brand new Mickey ears  featuring the Wilderness Explorers are popular with guests.

Guests enjoying the Star Tours attraction will find new boarding cue floor markers at their departure gates. Both row numbers and individual rider wait positions are designated by the Star Tours logo.

After a year of renovation for a section of floor space, shoppers can now enjoy the entire Stage 1 Company Store. Muppet merchandise abounds with a full array clothing and character plush items. Shelving is also dedicated to Mickey and the Gang merchandise including hats, drinking cups, and plush selections. Hand painted cels of characters and replicas of park signage are also awaiting shoppers.Star Wars merchandise now occupies the main section of Stage 1 Company Store. Click the link below for full coverage.

A large crane along with various equipment on pallets was observed positioned in the center of the original Pixar Place walkway. This location is now closed to guest traffic with large backstage gates. Stay connected to Hollywood Studios HQ for updates.

Construction workers located  high above the future Black Spire Outpost Village are continuing metal fabrication on the Planet Batuu mountain areas. Meanwhile, crews have completed the outside layer on a good portion of one of the main temple’s roof surface, as pictured below. Construction efforts are also directed inside the mountain areas as visible in the update photos. A new rock formation has emerged behind construction barriers where the Planet Batuu borders at Toy Story Land. Click the link below for full coverage.

The force will be with you always!

John Capos

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Click “here” for full coverage of Disney’s Skyliner construction.

Click “here” for full coverage of main entrance construction.

Click “here” for full coverage of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge construction.

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