Secrets of Hollywood Studios

Shhhh don’t tell anyone. It’s just between you and me. I have been a passholder for a few years and a Cast Member a few years ago. So in that time I have learned a few insider secrets that I thought you would appreciate. In case you missed our fun facts from the Magic Kingdom you can check them out here.On August 9, 2007, Meg Crofton, the president of Walt Disney World, announced that the park would be re-named as Disney World Hollywood Studios. Some of you may remember that Hollywood … [Read more...]

Actor Hoskins diagnosed with Parkinson’s retiring

British actor Bob Hoskins says he is retiring after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.In a statement released Wednesday through his agent, the 69-year-old performer thanked his fans and said he had had a "wonderful career."The statement said Hoskins was diagnosed with the degenerative nerve condition last fall.The London actor - a specialist in tough guys with a tender streak - starred in British classics including "The Long Good Friday" and "Mona Lisa" as well as the … [Read more...]

Magic Kingdom To Come Alive!

According to Hudak on Hollywood, Director/actor Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”) is getting some pretty impressive help for his upcoming movie “Magic Kingdom.” As the title would suggest the film is based on the park at Disney World, and Crave caught the scoop on who is helping him. Favreau said in an interview, “What we’ve been doing is writing a script, going up to Pixar Studios, meeting with the brain trust, coming back down, bringing on artists, story editors and putting it together as though it … [Read more...]

Character Breakfast at Cape May Cafe

It was so exciting try a different Character Meal during my February trip to Walt Disney World. My daughter and our two good friends, Les and Lisa had a "girls' breakfast" at Cape May and really enjoyed it.Cape May Cafe is at the Beach Club Resort on Walt Disney World property. We had a car so we just parked in the guest parking lot, but if you were staying on property you would want to take a bus to either Hollywood Studios or Epcot for your reservation and be sure to plan that into your … [Read more...]

Red Car Trolley Tests the Track at Disney California Adventure Park

Clang! Clang! Clang! … went the Red Car Trolley as it started making test runs through Hollywood Pictures Backlot (soon to be called Hollywood Land) at Disney California Adventure park recently. Take a look at these photos from Disneyland Chief Photographer Paul Hiffmeyer!Paul also grabbed this shot from inside the trolley – check out these fun ads for some of the food and merchandise locations that will be featured on Buena Vista Street.The Red Car Trolley, inspired by the historic … [Read more...]

How to Tour the Parks – Dancing through Hollywood Studios

While not as big as some of the other parks, and featuring more on Movies, Music, and Animation Disney's Hollywood Studios has a great balance of thrill rides and family shows. Also I feel this park is one of the harder ones to move around in if its packed. Don't believe me try navigating down Sunset Blvd when it's wall to wall people in the middle of July. Here is how we like to Tour Hollywood Studios so lets jump right in..Let me start off by saying:Hollywood Studios is one of the … [Read more...]

Top 3 Snacks at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney's Hollywood Studios is such a great Park.  Great shows, great parade, great rides, great restaurants and yes... great snacks! For being a smaller park your sure do have so many options to choose from in the snack department! Here are my Top 3 Snacks at Disney's Hollywood Studio.#3. Old Fashioned Ice Cream Sundae. - This snack is just the way Mama made it! Old fashioned vanilla with hot fudge, whipped cream and a cherry on top! Just 1 snack credit or around $4.50.  This sweet sundae is … [Read more...]

Disney Food Confession – The Marble and Butterfinger Cupcake from Starring Rolls Cafe

Where is it?Starring Rolls Cafe at Disney's Hollywood StudiosWhat is it?Butterfinger CupcakeWhy you want it?Piled high with Butterfinger goodness, this cupcake is so rich you will need 2 bottles of milk on the side.Where is it?Starring Rolls Cafe at Disney's Hollywood StudiosWhat is it?Butterfinger CupcakeWhy you want it?Marbled chocolate and vanilla cake stuffed with chocolate fudge and covered in buttercream. The sprinkles on the top complete … [Read more...]

Victorious: Time to Shine and Victorious: Hollywood Arts Debut

Victorious™: Time to Shine and Victorious™: Hollywood Arts Debut are the first video games based on Nickelodeon’s hit live-action comedy television series, Victorious. Each game offers players the chance to interact and fully experience life in the elite, Hollywood Arts world as a new student in two completely unique and fun ways. Victorious: Time to Shine on Kinect™ for Xbox 360® lets players become the star of their own Hollywood Arts production, not only singing and dancing on stage, but also … [Read more...]

Jerry Bruckheimer: ‘Pirates 5’ Being Rewritten, Speaks out on the ‘Lone Ranger’ Issues

Jerry Bruckheimer is one of Hollywood's hottest producers, and one of Disney's biggest collaborators. He is the man behind the highly successful 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise,  and has just offered updates on two of his upcoming projects 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' and 'The Lone Ranger' in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Let's check in on the 'Pirates' series first. Bruckheimer confirmed that the fifth film in the hugely popular series is on the way, but we may be farther … [Read more...]