It opens based on demand. So most weekend evenings or holidays it will be open but otherwise it is closed. It’s really hit or miss so I almost always walk toward the “main” entrance no matter what just so I don’t risk finding it’s closed and having to turn back around.
Geographically as well. Encanto is set in early 1950s Colombia; Crystal Skull is set in late 1950s Peru.
Not that I expect them to reference Crystal Skull in any way, but the two locales and time periods do line up in a very cohesive way.
Sulley is moving to Pixar Place so Ariel can move into Sulley’s place in WDP. I think the question is whether this contract work is to turn the VOTLM theater into a more permanent M&G for Ariel so that the M&G space in WDP can continue to be for “current” revolving projects.
To be fair that show debuted in May 2017 and GotG Vol 2 and Doctor Strange were the two most recent MCU films. And the show has only received… 2? updates (Wrinkle In Time was briefly added in 2018 and then Mulan was added in 2020).