PHOTO REPORT: Hollywood Studios 4/19/16 (Tower of Terror Bar, Carrot Cake Cookie Goes Home, Star Wars, ETC.)

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WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen and myself both visited Disney’s Hollywood Studios this week and have some newsworthy photos compiled to share with you from our two separate visits:

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Fantasmic! has replaced Lights, Motors, Action! on the road entrance signage, while the Frozen sign has seen better days…

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Reel Vogue now has a large selection of MARVEL merchandise leading up to Civil War

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The projection towers and control booth for Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular are currently being constructed

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The stores are trying something different, mixing pins in with displays for certain characters

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Thought this new glass slipper pin was pretty cool

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Spotted one of the new Star Wars attraction poster pins as well

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There was no visible work on the Tower of Terror bar, which had me scared that maybe we were misinformed…

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But then I found this behind the counter confirming that the desk had been cleared out so work could begin!

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Even though Sunset Showcase is closed, a sign tells guests to check times guides…

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New drawstring bag at Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster

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A new tank top as well

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Another look at the projection towers going up in the center of the park

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The second tower had not gone up yet

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For some reason, all of the Star Wars banners around the park got a new look…

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I found the rest of the Star Wars attraction poster pins at Tatooine Traders

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For some reason, they closed the gate by the exit of Muppet Vision 3-D

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One of the planet lights is now down at Pizza Planet, the last few pieces of the old theme should be gone shortly

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New DHS luggage tag

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Also, a new fleece throw

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You can still walk through the gate, but it is closed, probably to push guests towards the gift shop

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Hard to see, but Writer’s Stop lounge has pastries again, as well as the carrot cake cookie!

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A few temporary tables rolled in now…

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Work continues on the new meet and greet homes for Mickey, Minnie, and Olaf

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The queue for the Great Movie Ride gets pretty long these days, so the line usually enter here

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So they very shoddily covered the Stand-By entrance sign up here

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With queue work happening now, Toy Story Mania has setup quite the extended queue

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Launch Bay not only has the new Star Wars 3″ Vinylmation on sale, but also the recently released limited edition set

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Spotted some new Star Wars phone cases that could be made at Launch Bay as well

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Also, 3 new MagicBand designs

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About the author

Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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