Hollywood Studios Update: The Great Movie Ride is Gone (PARTS 1 & 2)

 The Great Movie Ride is no more. Even though this opening-day attraction closed weeks ago, we still cannot believe that this iconic ride is gone forever. That being said, we shouldn’t forget that there are plenty of amazing new experiences that await Guests visiting Disney’s Hollywood Studios in the near future. By the end of 2019, there will be at least five new rides to check out, without counting other additions (including new shows) that have not been officially announced yet!

Let’s take a look around Disney’s Hollywood Studios to see what’s new:

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The name of the park will change soon:

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The park didn’t feel as busy this time:

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Star Wars characters were walking in front of the Chinese Theater:

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Rey!:

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Sigh…

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Let’s visit Animation Courtyard:

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The exterior of Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream is still behind tarps:

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The attraction will become Walt Disney Presents next month:

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The former building housing The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow continues to be demolished:

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You can even see through the tarps now:

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Pixar Studios will close next year:

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This entire corridor will become a backstage area:

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Star Wars Land:

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Welcome to the second part of our newest Disney’s Hollywood Studios photo-report.
In the previous part, we walked around the main entrance of the park, Hollywood Boulevard, the Center Stage, Animation Courtyard, and Pixar Place. Let’s continue our tour of the park by moving on to the future Grand Avenue, Muppets Courtyard, Echo Lake, and Sunset Boulevard.

The future site of Grand Avenue:

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The following photo was featured in one of the latest Disney Parks Blog posts and shows the current status of Star Wars Land:

Let’s take a look at this construction zone from above:

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Muppets Courtyard will soon become Grand Park:

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Star Tours will continue to delight Guests for a while:

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Sunset Boulevard:

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The Music of Pixar Live‘s last performance will take place on Sunday, August 27:

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And that is all for now. Before concluding, remember to like us on our official Facebook page and follow us on Twitter for live updates from the parks. If you’d like to make a donation to OTPN, feel free to use the “donate” button on the sidebar. Thanks for your support.
PHOTOS: Alex, Official Orlando Theme Park News Team Member and Photographer.

 

 

 

-Originally published in: Orlando Theme Park News, August 22, 2017

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