Tag: George Lucas

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 02/13/14 – Disneyland Show

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 02/13/14 – Disneyland Show

| February 13, 2014 | 3 Replies

In this week’s show, the team discusses this week’s Disneyland news, plus Mary Jo takes a drive to Santa Barbara and Solvang, and Michael celebrates Walt’s Olympics.  To get in touch with the Disneyland team, check out our contact page. Listen/Download News, Housekeeping, Rapidfire, Thread of the Week [download mp3] Day Six Drive: Santa Barbara [...]

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Disney agrees to purchase Lucasfilm for $4 billion

Disney agrees to purchase Lucasfilm for $4 billion

| October 30, 2012 | 1 Reply

The Walt Disney Co. has just announced that they have agreed to purchase Lucasfilm Ltd. from George Lucas for $4.05 billion in cash and stock.  George Lucas has been well-known for maintaining creative control over all details that bear the Lucasfilm name, so it comes as no surprise that he will continue as a creative [...]

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Star Tours reopens at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Star Tours reopens at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

| May 20, 2011 | 3 Replies

The newly reimagined Star Tours: The Adventures Continue in 3D reopened May 20,2011 in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  Early this morning I was part of a group of lucky people that got to experience the ride during the Star Wars Meet Up.  I have always said that Disney knows how to throw a party. This morning [...]

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Video: Star Tours Ends With A Bang

Video: Star Tours Ends With A Bang

| September 3, 2010 | Reply

Previously on the DIS Unplugged blog, we reported all the events during the Last Tour to Endor party on Saturday, August 14th.  The party included a one night only show combining the Star Wars and Indiana Jones universes called Raiders of the Lost Jedi Temple of Doom: A Fan Film of Epic Proportions, and even [...]

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Celebration V, An Extreme Star Wars Weekends – On Steroids!

Celebration V, An Extreme Star Wars Weekends – On Steroids!

| July 22, 2010 | 2 Replies

A Star Wars Celebration V Primer for Disney Fans As a Disney fan, you may also enjoy Star Wars, maybe due to attractions in Disney theme parks such as Star Tours, Jedi Training Academy, and the Stormtroopers atop the gates of Disney’s Hollywood Studios for Star Wars Weekends.  However, you may wonder what Star Wars [...]

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Need More Star Wars? Celebration V Orlando August 12-15

Need More Star Wars? Celebration V Orlando August 12-15

| June 25, 2010 | 1 Reply

Were you not able to make it down to Walt Disney World for the recent Star Wars Weekends and feel like you missed out?  Or did you attend Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, but it left you wanting more?  Well there’s another Star Wars event on the horizon that promises to be even [...]

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Captain EO returns to Disneyland

Captain EO returns to Disneyland

| February 24, 2010

Since Michael Jackson’s death in June, fan sites have been buzzing with rumors and hopes that Disney would bring back the 3-D “Captain EO” movie to the theme parks. The fans have finally gotten their wish.  The show re-opened at Disneyland today as the first day of a limited run in Tomorrowland’s Magic Eye Theater.  [...]

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