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 [...]
Tag: Star Wars
It’s that time of the year at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World! Star Wars Weekends takes place over 4 weekends. If you are a fan of the movies you will love this event at the park. There are video highlights of the 2012 Star Wars Weekends here.
“Hello, what have we here?” Actor Billy Dee Williams is best known for the iconic role of Lando Calrissian in the original Star Wars trilogy. Friday, August 19, he’s appearing at the Disney’s D23 Expo in conjunction with the debut of the newly re-imagined Star Tours – The Adventures Continue. However, before Williams portrayed the gambling scoundrel Lando [...]
It never ceases to amaze me the power and generosity of the Disney fan community. On Sunday, May 22 a breakfast meet was held in Disney’s Hollywood Studios to raise money for Give Kids The World (GKTW) via our Power of 10 campaign. There were over 120 guests registered for the event, and helped to raise [...]
Ah, young Padawan – the Force is strong with you. You will need the weapon of a Jedi Knight to save the Rebel Army. So where do all the young Jedi-wannabes go for their weapon of choice? LightsaberMart? No, silly – they closed lightyears ago. They head to the newly reopened Star Trader shop, next door [...]
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 [...]
Happy Star Wars Day! May the 4th be with you. In anticipation of its newly reimagineered Star Tours 2 attraction, Disney Parks has unveiled and installed its new marquee above the attraction entrance at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The same marquee art can be seen as an attraction poster at the Star Tours 2 attraction at [...]