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[17 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Shares Update on Progress of ‘Star Wars’ Lands

Disney Parks has recently shared an update on the progress of the Star Wars-themed lands at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland.
Each 14-acre construction site sounds like a hotbed of activity with new attractions being built.
One new attraction will give guests the chance to pilot the Millennium Falcon on a secret mission, while the other attraction puts guests in the middle of a battle between the First Order and the Resistance.
Disney also released a photo of life-size AT-ATs being built!
Check out this quick preview video:

The Star Wars-themed lands are slated to …

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[10 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releases More Information about ‘Star Wars’ Galactic Nights Event

The Star Wars Galactic Nights events is planned for April 14 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney has just released more information about this one-night event.
The host of the Inside the Saga: Celebrity Chat Show is Vanessa Marshall, the voice of Hera Syndulla from Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels. This special “chat show” will take guests behind the scenes of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Guests can also take part in the Seize the Saga Interactive Scavenger Hunt where they’ll stop into “immersive and iconic” scenes from the films while …

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[8 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney XD’s ‘Star Wars Rebels’ to Return for Fourth Season this Fall

Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels is returning for a fourth season this fall on the network. Production is underway on the new season of the hit animated series.
Star Wars Rebels tells the story of the Star Wars saga with new galaxies, characters, and adventures.
Fans will soon learn more details about what season four has in store for the characters when new details are revealed at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando next month.
The voice cast for season three currently includes Freddie Prinze Jr. as Kanan, Vanessa Marshall as Hera, Steve …

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[1 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’ Force Friday II Announced for September 1

Disney and Lucasfilm recently announced the date for Star Wars Force Friday II – the global fan event that celebrates the launch of the new products inspired by Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
The date is September 1 – that’s when toys, collectibles, books, apparel, and more will go on sale as of 12:01 a.m.
The first Force Friday event in 2015 was a global event, uniting fans across five continents during a global unboxing event.
During the 2015 Force Friday event, merchandise inspired by Star Wars: The Force Awakens was revealed in …

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[20 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
BB-8 to Meet Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Starting this Spring

BB-8, everyone’s favorite droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The droid will begin meeting guests at Star Wars Launch Bay alongside Kylo Ren and Chewbacca later this spring.
Star Wars Launch Bay is home to character meet-and-greets, galleries of memorabilia from the Star Wars galaxy, replicas of Star Wars artifacts, and more. Guests will find some items from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story too.
In addition to the new BB-8 meet-and-greet, guests can also enjoy other Star Wars-themed offerings at the Studios including Star Wars: …

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[8 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’ Themed Lands Opening in 2019 in the Disney Parks

Yesterday we told you that Pandora: The World of Avatar is opening in May of this year and now we have news that the new Star Wars-themed lands in Disneyland and Disney World will open in 2019.
The announcement of the opening year (no actual date was given) was made at Tuesday’s earnings call for The Walt Disney Company.
On both coasts the Star Wars-themed land will take guests to a new planet described as “a remote trading port and one of the last stops before wild space.”
The new land will feature …

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[23 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Title Announced for ‘Star Wars Episode VIII’

The title for the next installment in the Star Wars saga has been announced.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the name of Star Wars: Episode VIII.
There isn’t much detail about the film yet, but we believe Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher (in her final role as General Leia Organa), Daisy Ridley, Adam Drivers, and John Boyega – are all reprising their roles from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi was written and directed by Rian Johnson. The film was produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive …

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[13 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’ Day at Sea Announced for Select 2018 Sailings on Disney Fantasy

Disney Cruise Line has just announced that the popular Star Wars Day at Sea is returning on select cruises in 2018.
The special Star Wars-themed day is planned on 15 Disney Fantasy sailings from January through April of next year.
Star Wars Day at Sea is a full day of Star Wars-themed celebrations and events including  a deck party, fireworks, character meet-and-greets, themed activities for kids and adults, themed food and beverages, and special merchandise.
Guests are encouraged to bring Star Wars-themed costumes to wear on the Star Wars Day at Sea. Other …

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[11 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Star Wars: Galactic Nights Planned at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on April 14

A new Star Wars-themed special event is planned at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on April 14.
The event, Star Wars: Galactic Nights, happens during the same weekend as the Star Wars Celebration at the Orange County Convention Center, on April 13-16.
Only ticket holders for the Star Wars: Galactic Nights event will be granted park access on that night.
The Rebel Base will serve as the hub for the night’s activities including shows, dance parties, and more.
Guests can also watch a celebrity talk show in the Epic Theater, watch the Galactic Nights Stars in …

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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 …