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[8 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Nine New Disney Legends to be Honored at D23 Expo in July

Nine new Disney Legends will be honored at this summer’s D23 Expo.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Disney Legends Award. The first Disney Legends Award was given to Fred MacMurray in 1987, and since then 276 Disney Legends have been honored with the award.
The award is the highest honor that is bestowed by The Walt Disney Company and past recipients include Steve Jobs, George Lucas, Susan Lucci, Johnny Depp, and more.
This year’s Disney Legends are: Carrie Fisher, Clyde “Gerry” Geronimi, Manuel Gonzales, Mark Hamill, Wayne Jackson, Stan Lee, …

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[1 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Reservations Open for Festival of the Arts, New 2017 Merchandise, and More

Happy New Year! Here’s to a wonderful, Disney-filled 2017! The year ended with some exciting Disney news, so let’s check it out!
If you’re making plans to attend the Epcot International Festival of the Arts, bookings are now open for the special events. There are also dining packages available, paired with the Disney on Broadway shows.
Epcot’s Canada pavilion is celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday with a free commemorative button. Guests can pick up their button now through July 1.
A new welcome show is coming to the Magic Kingdom on January 9. Guests …

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[27 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ Actress and Hollywood Icon, Dies at Age 60

Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame playing the iconic role of Princess Leia Organa in the original Star Wars trilogy has died at the age of 60 after suffering cardiac arrest on December 23.
Fisher, the daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, had her feature film debut in 1975 in Shampoo. Her breakout role was that of Princess Leia in Star Wars  Episode IV: A New Hope.
She reprised her role in last year’s Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.
Fisher also starred in many other films including: Hannah and Her …

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[29 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Cast Announced for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

After many months of speculation – and news that Luke, Han, and Leia were recently spotted in London – the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII has been announced.
Drumroll, please.
The cast for Star Wars: Episode VII includes: John Boyega (24: Live Another Day), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Andy Serkis (Gollum in The Lord of the Rings films), Domhhall Gleeson (About Time), and Max von Sydow (The Exorcist).
Original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels (C3PO), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), and …

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[14 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Jon Stewart Interviews George Lucas at Star Wars Celebration V

“There are LOTS of Skywalkers in the universe. You should see the phone book,” George Lucas explained when fans asked how Darth Vader — whose given name was Anakin Skywalker — could be in the dark that Luke Skywalker was his son.
This was one of many questions fans threw at Lucas during a recent interview at Orlando’s Star Wars Celebration V, a multi-day fan conference that heated up at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center as Jon Stewart of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show interviewed Star Wars mastermind George Lucas …