We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Walt Disney World
- Walt Disney Imagineering has released a video of the first full-speed launch test of a train at TRON Lightcycle / Run in Magic Kingdom.
- Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party tickets are now on sale for Walt Disney World Resort hotel guests.
- Crews have begun installing more faux rockwork throughout Journey of Water Inspired by “Moana,” an upcoming attraction at EPCOT.
- Even as Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind is completed and opens to some guests, construction continues throughout EPCOT.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
- Effective tomorrow, May 13, the Mickey & Minnie meet and greets at Red Carpet Dreams in Disney’s Hollywood Studios will no longer offer Genie+ Lightning Lane.
- As Walt Disney World cracks down on unlicensed cabs, one driver was caught trying to pick up tourists even though he didn’t have a valid driver’s license and had a long history in court for his bad driving.
- The new vintage Star Wars action figures Spirit Jersey will make a fine addition to anyone’s collection!
- Another version of the newest rose gold Minnie ear headband is now available at Walt Disney World. This version of the headband is adjustable.
- A new golf accessory kit celebrating 50 years of Walt Disney World is now available at pro shops throughout the resort.
- Welcome to the merchandise roundup for May 12, 2022! Today we visited EPCOT, Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Contemporary Resort; let’s look at our discoveries.
- Disneyland announced in a TikTok video that the Red Car Trolley will resume operation at Disney California Adventure this summer.
- A new assortment of limited edition Disney pins, featuring Aurora, Bambi, and more, have arrived at Julius Katz & Sons, located at Disney California Adventure Park.
- The new Disney+ series “Ms. Marvel” debuts on June 8 and Disneyland Resort has just announced that the titular heroine will be coming to Avengers Campus!
- The menu for GCH Craftsman Grill at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel has seen several changes, including new items and price hikes.
- Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Park has a new electronic Sarlacc creature available at Dok-Ondar’s shop.
- Tangaroa Terrace Tropical Bar & Grill at Disneyland Hotel has seen several menu changes this month.
- The Stanley Cup trophy will be on display for photos this Friday and Saturday at Downtown Disney District.
- Disneyland Paris released a new commercial for Avengers Campus stating it is scheduled to open early this summer.
- Rumors indicate that Disneyland Paris will announce the opening date for Avengers Campus at Walt Disney Studios Park on May 20, 2022.
- Disneyland Paris and Orange have teamed up to launch the new Celebration Quest app.
Entertainment and Media
- The teaser trailer for “Avatar: The Way of Water” reached 148.6 million views in its first 24 hours online.
- In an interview with E! News, Zac Efron said “of course” he would be interested in doing another “High School Musical” film.
The Walt Disney Company
- Job postings for Walt Disney Imagineering indicate that the division’s move to Orlando, Florida is still planned to be completed by late 2024.
- CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Chapek sent a memo to Cast Members after yesterday’s earning call congratulating and thanking them for a successful second quarter of 2022.
WDW News Today
- TONIGHT on WDW News Tonight (5/12/22): Dream Disney World Fight Locations, Ride Refurbishments We’d Cancel a Trip Over, and More!
Guest Arrested for Stealing from Strollers, Another Ferryboat Fight at Magic Kingdom – NewsToday
Incredible Disneyland Auction, Fantasmic 30th Anniversary, Show Debut Date Announced – Disneyland News Today
Dream Disney Fight Locations, Ride Refurbishments We’d Cancel Trips Over – WDW News Tonight
That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!
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