Welcome back, members of the Jedi (or the Sith). We’re here with another What’s New at Hollywood Studios!
We’ve got plenty of merchandise, food, and entertainment updates to share with you, so let’s jump into hyperspace and dive into this What’s New!
Today is the day! Rise of Skywalker is officially in theatres, so go out and fill your eyeballs with all the Force-y, Sith-y goodness!
But if you want to really get down with the new films, you can swing by Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to check out the 2 NEW lightsabers from the new film released TODAY!
Whenever a new land opens at Walt Disney World, the hype is always extremely real. But we all know that like anything else, that excitement can flicker out pretty quickly (AKA any YA novel fandom).
The question is: how do you test if a land is a hit in Disney after it opens? It’s not only its initial popularity that keeps it high on the list but the continual visits from guests, how long the wait times are, and even what’s inside the land itself (still not over the Viewmaster slides in Toy Story Land tbh). And the differences between Pandora’s opening in 2017 and Galaxy’s Edge’s opening this year seem to show — at least anecdotally — that the two don’t stack up very similarly in terms of overall popularity.
Want to get a glimpse at the planet Batuu before Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens in Disneyland this summer and Walt Disney World this fall? Starting in April, you can “journey to this locale in the Outer Rim in the new Marvel Star Wars comic series Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge,” as announced by StarWars.com!
The five-issue miniseries will introduce Dok-Ondar, “the Ithorian collector of rare antiquities, and find out what happens when the First Order reaches the edge of wild space.” And the article on starwars.com muses that “the key to saving this lawless outpost might just involve a job pulled long ago by none other than Han Solo and his cohort Chewbacca.” [Read more…]