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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 …

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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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[19 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Star Wars’ Guided Tour Starts January 2 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The all-new Star Wars Guided Tour is set to begin January 2 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The seven-hour tour is led by an “in the know” guide and includes a reserved viewing for Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away; a ride on Star Tours – The Adventures Continue; a chance for kids to participate in Jedi Training; a tour and character meet-and-greets at Star Wars Launch Bay; a quick service dinner with Star Wars-themed food; and a viewing of the fireworks plus the Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular dessert party.
The …

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[9 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Rogue One’ Merchandise Coming to the Disney Parks

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story arrives in theaters on December 16, but guests will find new merchandise inspired by the film at the Disney Parks starting now.
Merchandise items including apparel, pins, toys, and home décor are currently available in locations throughout the Disney Parks. And over the next week or so more merchandise is arriving.
Several new items will be released on December 16 to celebrate the film’s release including a limited edition Vinylmation mystery set.
The set features 11 known characters and one mystery chaser. The figures can be purchased …

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[8 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
2017 Brings New Land to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, New Restaurants to Disney Springs, and More

There are still a few weeks left in 2016 but Disney is already looking forward to 2017 with the announcement of new things coming to the Walt Disney World Resort.
At Disney’s Animal Kingdom guests will finally have a chance to experience Pandora – The World of Avatar when the new land opens in the summer of 2017. This new land will feature two new attractions, bioluminescent rainforests, floating mountains, and much more.
Pandora will also be home to the Satu’li Canteen – the main dining spot – and Pongu Pongu, a …