PHOTO REPORT: Disney’s Hollywood Studios 2/9/20 (“Onward” Preview, Legends of Hollywood Refurbishment, World of Pixar Dooney & Bourke Bag Collection, and More)

Onward Preview Marquee
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Greetings on a windy day from Disney’s Hollywood Studios! Today, we’ve got some exciting new developments from the park we’re looking forward to sharing with you. Let’s head down Hollywood Boulevard and check everything out.

Hollywood Studios Entry Construction Hollywood Studios Entry Construction

At the entrance, construction continues in front of some of the ticket booths. This morning, an excavator was actively working digging up land in preparation for new pavement.

Hollywood Studios Entry Construction

The work can also be seen and heard from behind the ticket booths, just prior to the touch points.

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway RailwayMickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Sign

Inside the park, the sign for Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway was installed earlier this week onto the front of the Chinese Theater. The sign has a lot of neon, so you’ll want to click here to see pictures of the sign illuminated at night to fully appreciate the detail.

Runaway Railway Fenced Photo Op Runaway Railway Fenced Photo Op

Just to the left of the Chinese Theater facade, the area that formerly contained the Minnie & Mickey’s Runaway Railway photo op remains fenced off.

Galaxy's Edge Crowds

Bright and early at 8 a.m. (Disney’s Hollywood Studios now opens at 8 a.m. daily), the crowds lined up to enter Galaxy’s Edge. Boarding groups dried up in their usual two-minute timeframe, so most of the guests here are heading to line up for Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run.

Dok-Ondar

Dok-Ondar was toiling away in his Den of Antiquities, as he is known to do. It seems like he never takes a day off!

Dok-Ondar's Carvings

Also inside Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities, shoppers are greeted with some amazingly detailed wall art when they enter.

Batuu Hanging Details

Like Dok-Ondar’s, many parts of Galaxy’s Edge have a huge amount of detail. The cabling above the heads of visitors to Batuu is an intricate web that mainly serves to delight guests and further immerse them into the “Star Wars” universe.

Woody's Roundup BBQ Construction Woody's Roundup BBQ Construction

In Toy Story Land, the bamboo was recently removed from behind these walls, making way for a future path to Roundup Rodeo BBQ. Take a look at our detailed post covering this recent change.

Woody's Roundup BBQ Construction

The building that will house Roundup Rodeo BBQ has yet to receive any exterior signs of what it will become; it still has gray cement walls without any paint to liven it up or better hide it.

Onward Preview Marquee

Nearby, Walt Disney Presents is now featuring an exclusive sneak peek of the Disney•Pixar animated feature film “Onward.” The marquee and poster box have been updated to reflect the new preview, which debuted this week.

Onward Preview Poster

In uncharacteristic fashion for Walt Disney Presents, no exhibits related to “Onward” went on display alongside the new preview. They may be added in the coming days, however.

Onward Preview Doors Onward Preview Doors

Inside, the doors to the viewing theater have been decked out with decals forming the signature van with a Pegasus on the side.

Onward Preview Title Screen

Inside the theater, we aren’t able to record. But a lengthy preview of the film follows this title screen.

Legends of Hollywood Refurbishment Legends of Hollywood Refurbishment Legends of Hollywood Refurbishment

On Sunset Boulevard, the exterior refurbishment of Legends of Hollywood presses on. The formerly bare metal walls now have some color added.

Legends of Hollywood Refurbishment Legends of Hollywood Refurbishment

The scrim still extends upwards to the highest points of the building, but the lower walls are now a reddish-orange that blends a bit better with the other businesses on Sunset Boulevard.

Legends of Hollywood Refurbishment

Like the uncovered metal walls, these feature quotes from Walt Disney.

Dooney & Bourke World of PIXAR Collection

Inside the store, we found the Dooney & Bourke “World of PIXAR” bag collection we previewed yesterday. Read the full preview.

Dooney & Bourke World of PIXAR Collection Dooney & Bourke World of PIXAR Collection Dooney & Bourke World of PIXAR Collection

The collection features a large tote, a hobo bag and a clutch.

Dooney & Bourke World of PIXAR Collection

All three items feature this adorable World of PIXAR print which include Buzz Lightyear, Remy and other beloved characters. For more details on these bags, along with dozens of pictures, read the full report.

Mickey Print ShirtMickey Print Shirt

Also inside Legends of Hollywood, we found these new Mickey print tie-front shirts. They feature Mickey with a variety of expressions throughout the fabric.

St. Patricks Day Mickey

If you’re feeling a bit more seasonal, Mickey’s of Hollywood off of Hollywood Boulevard has these “Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2020” plush toys.

Easter Mickey and Minnie

If March is simply too near for you and you’d rather look ahead to April, these Mickey and Minnie Easter plush toys will certainly fit the bill. They’re both available at Mickey’s of Hollywood as well.

Bucket o' Groots

Finally, if you’re looking for a plush that’s more fun than a barrel of Baby Groots, then look no further. These pint-sized Groots can be found in the courtyard directly in front of Star Wars Launch Bay.

Thanks for joining us on our jaunt around Disney’s Hollywood Studios! Does any of the merchandise we featured look like something you’ll add to your shopping list on your next trip to the park? If not, what would you like to see more of? Let us know in the comments!

About the author

Kevin Lake

Kevin is a native Floridian and has lived in the Orlando area his entire life. In addition to visiting Walt Disney World since childhood, he's been to 10 of the 12 Disney parks around the world. You can contact Kevin at [email protected]

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