When the film returns in January, it will have new co-tenant in the theater: the "Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along."
According to the Orlando Business Journal, Universal will pay $48 million for the 56-acre parcels — or more than $857,000 per acre.
Crowds have been lower than expected at Disneyland and Disney's Hollywood Studios since both parks opened their version of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.
While no official reason has been given for this change, Catherine Powell may be the first major executive casualty from the troubled opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
Walls now surround much of the hub in Epcot’s front half. Luckily, the park has the blessing of size to handle all the construction more gracefully than other Disney World parks.