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Our friends over at Studios Central have another great park update from Disney’s Hollywood Studios, this time capturing changes on Pixar Place, Wall-E appearing in the Art of Disney Animation, and the final Star Wars Weekend. You can see all of the great photos HERE.
Besides loving the Disney Parks, most of the staff here at WDW News Today are big fans of all the Disney and Pixar animated films. As most of you know, Disney and Pixar’s newest film, Wall-E, opens in theaters everywhere June 27. In honor of this release, we have assembled a number of videos to watch for those of you who can’t wait to see the film this weekend. Remember, whether or not your looking forward to this film, it will most likely play a huge role in the future of the Disney parks. There is also a video here of the Wall-E interactive character is already slated to debut at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s California Adventure this week. Enjoy the videos, and go [...]
From disneypins.com, some news on the release of the long-awaited Toy Story Mania opening day pin: Walt Disney World® Resort released their Opening Day 2008 pin today at Disney’s Hollywood Studios™. Alex Maher also created the artwork for this pin. Below is an image of the new merchandise location near the attraction which opened this past Monday. The first item sold at the new location – a Slinky Dog! Notice that the paragraph above does not reveal the name of the store across the street from Toy Story Midway Mania at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, even Disney doesn’t know what it is!!!
Our good friend EpcotServo has finally returned with a new photo update featuring some of the new happenings around Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. When you head over to his update, be sure to take a look at the now completed Pixar Place meet-and-greet, the Journey Into Narnia: Prince Caspian exhibit, and the new quick service food location outside of the now-closed Nine Dragons restaurant at Epcot. You can see the entire photo report HERE.
Studios Central has some great pictures of a finally wall-less Pixar Place area of Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The small shop and Hey-Howdy-Hey Take Away locations are now both open, even though the store hasn’t received all the new Toy Story Mania merchandise yet (still missing some planned merchandise, should be for sale by this fall). However, the street is still is not complete, as the new Toy Story characters meet-and-greet location still is yet to opened. To see what is open on Pixar Place, head on over to Studios Central to see the photos HERE.
Walt Disney World has put out a number of press releases today promoting new attractions and seasonal entertainment. The first talks about the great success of Toy Story Midway Mania at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The points are piling up and the spring-action shooters are getting a workout during the first month of operation at Toy Story Mania! — the new 4-D attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. An arcade-style tally at the ride’s conclusion heralds the high scores of the day as guests try their best to beat the top totals. During the first month of daily operation, daily high scores regularly topped 200,000+ points, while all-time highs have reached the 300,000+ point range. In Toy [...]
Our good friend Robert Ashburn of figmentsmedia.net has provided us with the following pictures of the new Hey Howdy Hey Take-Away ODV area opening later this month in Pixar Place at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. From the looks of the menu, we can already confirm that they will sell frozen drinks as well as fountain sodas:
The new small counter-service/outdoor vending location across the street from Toy Story Midway Mania at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be called the “Hey Howdy Hey Take-Away” and will offer a number of small food options, most of which will be accepted by the Disney Dining Plan as a snack. The space will continue the Pixar Place theming, much like that of the Toy Story Midway Mania queue and the other toys related items around the Pixar Studios. We should have some pictures of the soon-to-open location later this week, so stay tuned!!!
With Toy Story Mania now operating, bigger plans for the entire Pixar Place area of Disney’s Hollywood Studios are firming up. Imagineering is already beginning to work on upgrades for Toy Story Mania, with holiday version of the ride planned to debut in 2011 and an updated Toy Story 3 inspired version coming Summer 2010. Across the street, the new shop, small-scale food service area, and the ”top secret” Toy Story meet and greet spot are all nearing completion. According to Disney, the waiting area for the meet and greet will feature something they “have never done before”, to quote an Imagineer. Also slated to debut on the street, around the same time in June as the other Pixar Place offerings, is the Wall-E interactive [...]
Hi everybody, John Corigliano here to provide you with some photo updates of my wild weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort, visiting both Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Hope you enjoy it!!! Spaceship Earth’s wait time for 20 minutes today. Does that look like 20 minutes? They’ve added this sign to Pin Central at Epcot to tell guests how to trade pins. They’ve also a screen that will soon tell guests how much pins are just by scanning the UPC bar code. Here’s the new Price Pin Guide that’s being implemented at the Epcot’s Pin Central. Each color is represents a different price. Here’s what the UPC Bar Codes on the back of the pins look like. This pin has a blue sticker denoting that the [...]