Hollywood Studios Update: Echo Lake is as Dry as a Bone (PART 1)

The reimagining of Disney's Hollywood Studios continues at the Walt Disney World Resort. Even though it currently features only a handful of attractions and shows, this park will look completely different by the end of 2019, as two entirely new themed lands will be open by then, and multiple other minor (and major) additions will entertain Guests day and night. In the meantime, though, we have plenty of construction zones to check out. Let's take a look around and see what's new.


Welcome to Disney's Hollywood Studios

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The Star Wars stage continues to dominate the area right in front of the Chinese Theater:

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The park got rid of the hat, but got this in its place (it's not as bad, of course):

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Star Wars characters leaving the Center Stage area:

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The Chinese Theater:

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Walls currently hide a small section next to the former exit of The Great Movie Ride:

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The majority of the building formerly housing The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow is now gone:

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Work continues on the side of the building directly adjacent to Walt Disney Presents:

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This will be the main entrance of the new Toy Story Land:

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Pixar Place will close next year:

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Star Wars Land:

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Moving on:

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Muppets Courtyard:

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While Grand Avenue is now open (we will post pictures of that area in a separate photo-report), work continues near the end of the street, as the future entrance of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge continues to take shape:

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