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News for 11/23/2018

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News for 11/23/2018

Catch up on all the news for the week of November 23, 2018!

Hollywood Studios

  • We now have names for the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attractions.
    1. Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run puts guests behind the controls of the most famous ship in the galaxy in one of three unique flight crew roles. Check out the video preview –
    2. Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance puts guests in the middle of an epic battle between the Resistance and the First Order. Watch the video –
  • And then a new “Wonderful World of Animation” nighttime show is coming to Hollywood Studios in May 2019. It will “take guests on a magical journey through more than 90 years of Disney animation, all beginning with Mickey himself.”


  • In fall of 2019, a nighttime show called “Epcot Forever” will begin with a spark of imagination that swells into an epic spectacle of fireworks, music, lighting, lasers, and special effects kites.
  • And then in 2020, Epcot Forever will be replaced by a nighttime show focusing on music from around the world. The preview included music from Moana and Hercules.
  • A new Beauty and the Beast sing-along will be coming soon to the France pavilion at Epcot.
  • And we have a name for the Ratatouille attraction currently under construction: Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure.
  • Updates to both the O Canada! and Reflections of Chinamovies are in the works.

Magic Kingdom

  • Mickey and Minnie’s Surprise Celebration is coming to Magic Kingdom January 18. This will include Mickey and Minnie meeting in new outfits at Town Square Theater, a guest book for guests to sign, a new song that will play during the Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Street Party, and Pluto greeting guests at Pete’s Silly Sideshow.


  • The new resort being built on an island near Wilderness Lodge will be called Reflections – A Disney Lakeside Lodge. It will be a deluxe, nature-inspired resort that will feature more than 900 hotel rooms and proposed Disney Vacation Club villas.
  • Reservations for the new Gran Destino Tower at Coronado Springs Resort open up on November 27.


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Shannon Albert