PHOTO REPORT: Disney’s Hollywood Studios 12/15/19 (Early Morning at Rise of the Resistance, Hot Chocolate Comes to Black Spire Outpost, and More)

Bright Suns from Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Galaxy’s Edge! This morning, we decided to arrive at the park at 6:30 a.m. to check out the crowds and opening for Rise of the Resistance, since it has been open for a full week now. Let’s check it out!

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Hundreds and hundreds of people were outside waiting to enter the park this morning.

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Around 6:44 a.m., we began moving toward the entrance.

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As soon as we entered the park, we saw everyone else halt to start booking their boarding groups for Rise of the Resistance. In order to reserve a group, you must first be scanned into the park.

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We went on back to Galaxy’s Edge to check out the crowd level. It was surprisingly pretty empty. Guests walked calmly to that section of the park or went elsewhere to ride other attractions.

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If you ever wanted to take a picture in the market or in front of any of the vehicles without dozens of other families in the background, this is the time to do so!

Black Spire Outpost sign 12/13/19

With cooler weather moving in, Disney has introduced a Black Spire Hot Chocolate at Kat Saka’s Kettle popcorn stand and Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo.

Boarding pass out sign Rise of the Resistance 12/13/19

The boarding group reservations were all gone by 8 a.m. today.

Minnie Phone Flip 12/13/19

Over at The Darkroom, we found this adorable Minnie Mouse Phone Flipper for $12.99.

Star Wars vehicles phone case

And this awesome Star Wars vehicles case for $29.99.

Creepy Santa at Hollywood Studios

What the heck is going on with this weird little Santa?

Long line at Tower of Terror Joffrey’s 12/13/19

The line at the Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company by Tower of Terror was crazy long. Those 6:30 a.m. rope drop days are hard on everyone.

Creepy tea babies Hollywood Studios

These creepy babies freak me out every time.

Gertie looks sick

Gertie seems a little under the weather today.

Artist Series Ornaments at Stage 1

Several of the limited release 2019 Artist Series ornaments are still available at Stage 1 Company Store.

Mona Lisa at Mama Melrose

I wish I was as cool as this Mona Lisa. Where can we get those shades?

Disney’s Hollywood Studios 12/13/19

That’s all for today at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! Tune in next time with WDW News Today to see what new and exciting things we can find!