State of the Studios Address Week of October 15, 2018 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Construction crews continue progress on  the new Disney Resort bus loading and unloading area to serve guests.  Site work includes preparation of arrival and departure traffic lanes for final paving along with various structure activity. Click the link below for full coverage.


Star Wars Launch Bay commemorates the new Disney Channel series Star Wars Resistance with a free full color button for guests. The new series premiered back on October 7 and can be viewed on Sundays at 10 pm. 

Construction activity continues at the park’s Skyliner guest arrival and departure station. Workers are busy with the continued site work surrounding the station, as well as with installation of  wall sheeting to the exterior. Click the link below for full coverage.

The large electronic schedule screen outside the Hyperion Theater comes alive with colorful graphic animation. Various characters from the park’s  attractions now highlight the time schedule information for guests. Photos below illustrate various attraction schedule announcements with the new magical touch. Click the link below for full coverage. 

Guests can now enjoy a sneak preview of this new Disney motion picture in the Walt Disney Theater. The new 10 minute preview shares a glimpse of Clara’s attempt to retrieve the key to unlock the box with a priceless gift inside. This new film is scheduled for release in theaters on November 2, 2018.

Shoppers can select from an array of household accessories that feature the beloved Minnie Mouse. This character has added her colorful red, white, and black polkadots to this  new main merchandise display.  Featured on store shelves are teapots,  plates, as well as new water bottles. Click the link below for full coverage.

Guests can enjoy their favorite cold beverage through a new blinking halloween  pumpkin straw. The small black pumpkin will delight all ages with  either a flashing or steady orange light glow.  Backlot Express diners  can join the Halloween fun with this $4 purchase during their next visit this month.

A new temple building  is visible on the Planet Batuu. Crews continue work on the rustic finish of this new structure. 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 main entrance construction.

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

Click “here” for full coverage of Minnie Mouse merchandise.

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

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