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

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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...]