Category: Disney Studios

Tina Fey Visits Sci-Fi Dine-In

A GOOFY DATE: Emmy Award-winning actress, writer & producer Tina Fey, star of the hit feature film “Date Night” and executive producer, head writer and star of the NBC series “30 Rock,” poses April 23, 2010 with Goofy at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater restaurant at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.…
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Changes at the Studios this Summer

There are reports circulating the web that Disney’s Hollywood Studios will see some welcomed enhancements this summer. The Tower of Terror, as we’ve reported previously, is supposed to be getting some lighting enhancements and possibly even a new drop sequence.  We know that electrical work will be done, because they filed for a building permit…
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Luxo is No More

Unless you’ve visited the Walt Disney World Resort since July 2009, you probably haven’t seen the Luxo animatronic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios – and now you probably never will. Luxo is an audio-animatronic “lamp” from the Pixar movie shorts and intros.  He performed 2-3 minute sets every 15 minutes in Pixar Place at the Studios. …
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Guest List for Star Wars Weekend

The official Star Wars website has released the list of celebrities scheduled to appear at the 2010 Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The annual event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park in Florida celebrates the Star Wars movie saga as well as Star Wars: The Clone Wars. It begins May 21st (which, by the way,…
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Backlot Tour Refurbishment Update

In case you missed it, the Backlot Tour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been closed since February 15, 2010.  Details on the refurbishment have been fuzzy, but we now have some new information. The focus of the refurbishment is on Catastrophe Canyon, at the moment.  In addition to the re-building of much of the rockwork,…
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Osborne Lights Photos

The 2009 Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios features more LED lights than ever.  Colors are more vivid, and whites are whiter. It’s being reported that the “snow machines” are more powerful than ever, adding a real winter feeling to the show. This year’s show will run through January 3, 2010, and…
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Osborne Lights Being Installed

On the 15th we reported that they were installing the Dream Lights on Cinderella’s Castle over at the Magic Kingdom.  Well, the elves are even busier now. The Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights installation is underway on the Streets of America at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This year’s display will be held from November 30, 2009…
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Streets of America Updated

Visit the Streets of America at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and you may notice something slightly different. The San Francisco facade has been refurbished, and while it may not appear to be any different, there is one tiny detail that has been changed. The headline on the newspaper at the Newspaper Stand now references the movie UP…
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