Toy Story Land Opening Day Announced

The long awaited announcement for the opening day of the newest land “Toy Story Land” in Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios was made in New York City this morning. The large construction project is 1 on 2 major expansions currently underway within Hollywood Studios.  The other, which is “Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge” is expected to open to visitors sometime during late Spring or Early Summer of 2019. Video Courtesy of Disney Parks YouTube Toy Story Land is to be set in Andy’s Backyard with theming set to make visitors feel…

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Disney World Club 33 Logo Revealed

The long-rumored, members only Disney World Club 33 looks as though it is going to be real.  There is currently construction at the entrance to Adventureland from the main hub.  All information points to this being the location for Club 33 in Orlando. Today, what is suppose to be the logo for Club 33 in Disney World’s Magic Kingdom has been leaked There is no official release on when Club 33 will open or if they are even taking applications to become a member yet.  If you are interested, have…

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Maleficent 2 Starts Filming in April, 2018

Angelina Jolie will begin filming of Maleficent 2 in April of 2018. Linda Woolverton, who wrote the original Maleficent, was rumored to have written the first draft of the sequel script but it now looks as though Jez Butterworth will be doing the rewrite. Jez Butterworth is also handling the script for Cruella, another Disney live-action movie based on an animated classic,focusing on the villain, starring  Emma Stone.  Cruella and Maleficent 2, do not have any official release dates at this time.   [amazon_link asins=’B00M4ADWQ8,B01F7BXDOG,B01MY706YJ,B073X4RZVW,B01M12GBUU,B01HE5X064,B00WI78DP2′ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’us-1′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’72d56026-facf-11e7-bf0a-6350005ab2ec’]

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Is Disney Closing the Magic Kingdom/Epcot Monorail

After the most recent, well publicized, incident on the Walt Disney World Monorail with a door opening during transport on the RED monorail between Magic Kingdom and Epcot, rumors are swirling that Disney is contemplating closing down the Walt Disney Monorail system. Those that have published this rumor are stating that Disney does not want to spend the millions of dollars that it will cost to replace the current Mark IV system that is made by the company Bombardier. MONORAIL HISTORY Mark IV (1971-1989) The original Monorail System opened at…

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Disney World to Offer Extra FastPass+ Services to Certain Guests

There have been rumblings over a rumored plan to allow certain guests to acquire extra FastPass+ Services. The current information is that guests staying in “Club-Level” rooms at certain resorts with have the ability to be able to purchase a package that will allow them three (3) additional FastPasses per day and they will also be allowed to make their FastPass reservations 90 days before their visit, compared to the standard 60 days for all other Walt Disney World Resort Guests. This additional perk does come with a cost though.…

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New Theatre Coming to Disney World

A new theatre is coming to Disney World on Main Street USA in the Magic Kingdom.  The unnamed theatre will be built on land that is currently used for Disney Magic Kingdom Employee parking. The theatre is to be designed to be in the style of other buildings on Main Street USA, which was emulated from Main Street in 1901 Marceline, MO (Walt Disney’s hometown).  It is to be built in the style of historic Willis Wood Theatre in Kansas City, MO (1902-1917). Disney will break ground on the new…

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Disney Construction Everywhere

Hello All.  It has been quite a while since I have been able to post to the blog.  Family and work issues have constricted my time, but in no way has it caused me to forget everyone that reads it. A lot of changes have been mentioned and quite a bit of construction is underway throughout the Disney World Resort Area, including the HORRIBLE road construction going on, well, EVERYWHERE! We have said goodbye to “Ellen’s Energy Adventure” and the “Great Movie Ride” (see previous story) to make room for…

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Disney Planning to Faceoff with Netflix?

Recent articles have reported that Disney has decided to pull all Disney and Pixar films from Netflix by 2019 in order to start their own streaming service. As more and more customers cut the cord and replace Cable TV with live TV and media streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and more, it seem as though Disney wants to jump into the streaming media business offering their own service in what looks to be 2019. Although loosing the Disney titles from their library will slightly affect Netflix, it is…

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New Hotel Coming to Disney World?

Rumors are abound that the Marriott Corporation, which currently runs the Swan and Dolphin Hotels is looking to build a smaller hotel in the area of Fantasia Gardens Mini Golf. It was reported on several Disney Blogs recently that test work was seen being done in the area. The area that this hotel is rumored, would need some major moderations. On the Disney Rumor Scale, I would give this a 20% chance of being completed.

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Great Movie Ride Closing???

Hollywood Studios - The Great Movie Ride

Rumors are swirling that the Great Movie Ride which is inside of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Disney’s Hollywood Studios could be closing in the very near future. The Great Movie Ride is a dark tram ride that takes you through many scenes of Hollywood movie history that include “Wizard of Oz”, “Alien” and “Indiana Jones”.  The ride is currently licensed through Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Disney is currently moving away from licensing rides through 3rd party companies and instead using Disney intellectual property, i.e. changing Tower of Terror (which was…

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