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[14 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
More Details Announced for Star Wars Galactic Nights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios is hosting Star Wars Galactic Nights on December 16 and Disney has released more details about the one night event.
Celebrities announced for the event include Warrick Davis and David Collins.
Collins will appear with Imagineers during the “Inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” panel discussion which also includes Scott Trowbridge, Portfolio Creative Executive at Walt Disney Imagineering; Robin Reardon, Executive Creative Producer at Walt Disney Imagineering; Chris Beatty, Executive Creative Director at Walt Disney Imagineering, and Doug Chiang, VP/Creative Director at Lucasfilm.
During Galactic Nights the facade of the Hollywood …

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[13 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Announced

Star Wars: The Last Jedi arrives in theaters next month with Episode IX arriving in December 2019.
And, Lucasfilm has announced that The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson is creating an all-new trilogy for the film franchise.
Johnson is set to write and direct the first film in the new, as-yet-unnamed trilogy along with Ram Bergman as producer.
This new trilogy will be “separate from the episodic Skywalker saga” according to Lucasfilm.
No release dates, titles, or storylines for the new trilogy have been announced.
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[16 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Tickets On Sale Now for ‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire’ Hyper-Reality Experience

Tickets are on sale now for the new Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire hyper-reality experience.
This new experience debuts December 16 at Disney Springs and on January 5 at Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District.
The hyper-reality experience is presented by ILMxLAB and The VOID and gives guests a chance to have a “multisensory experience” with friends and family.
In Secrets of the Empire, teams of four will “go undercover as stormtroopers to capture Imperial intelligence vital to the budding rebellion’s survival” according to the description provided by Disney.
Check a video of the new …

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[8 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Hyper-Reality Experience ‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Coming to Disney Springs and Downtown Disney

The VOID’s new hyper-reality experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, is coming to Disney Springs at Disney World and Downtown Disney at Disneyland.
The experience will transport guests “to a galaxy far, far away” where they can interact with “friends, family and Star Wars characters through sight, sound, touch, smell, and motion.”
The VOID is an entertainment company that combines advance technology with the magic of illusions to create “immersive social experiences.”
There’s no official opening date yet for this new experience, but it is expected to open later this year close …

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[25 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Minnie Mouse, Mark Hamill, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and More to Receive Stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Several Disney stars are set to receive their own star on the famed Hollywood Walk of Fame!
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced that Disney stars including Minnie Mouse, Mark Hamill (Star Wars), and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Moana, Mary Poppins Returns) are among the stars who will be honored in 2018 with stars on Hollywood Boulevard.
Other stars who will be honored with stars next year include Zoe Saldana (Avatar), Jeff Goldblum (who is starring as the Grandmaster in Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok this fall), Shonda Rhimes, and Anthony Anderson (black-ish).
That’s exciting news …

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[1 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Designs Announced for Retail MagicBand 2

Several new designs have been released for the new MagicBand 2 retail editions.
The new designs feature black and teal MagicBand 2 – a first for both colors.
The first black MagicBand 2 features the Star Wars 40th Anniversary and sell for $27.99. The other black MagicBand 2 features Grumpy from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and retails for $22.99.
The new teal MagicBand features Else from Frozen. On the MagicBand Elsa is surrounded by flowers in the summertime in Arendelle. This band sells for $22.99.
These limited edition MagicBand 2 options are …

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[26 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’ Episode IX Gets Release Date

The Force is strong with this story – the official release date for Star Wars: Episode IX has been announced.
The final installment in the new Star Wars trilogy (starting with Episode VII) will be released in theaters on May 24, 2019.
Yes, we still have to wait two years to see how the trilogy ends.
Episode IX will be directed by Colin Trevorrow.
In other movie news, Disney also announced that the next chapter of the Indiana Jones saga will be released on July 1o, 2020.
The fifth movie will be directed by Steven …

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[25 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’ Day at Sea Returning to Disney Cruise Line in 2018

The popular Star Wars Day at Sea is returning in 2018 on the Disney Fantasy.
This year’s Star Wars Day at Sea has ended for the season but guests can start planning for their 2018 adventures now.
In 2018 the Disney Fantasy will host 15 special cruises from January through April.
During Star Wars Day at Sea guests can hang out with characters from the Star Wars universe, enjoy specialty themed food, find special themed merchandise, and much more.
The special day at sea also includes viewing parties for Star Wars films, guest speakers, …

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[17 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
More Details Announced for Star Wars Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Fans at last week’s Star Wars Celebration heard some additional details about the Star Wars-themed lands coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland.
During a panel discussion, cast members from Walt Disney Imagineering and others from Lucasfilm discussed the partnership and details about the lands.
Fans learned that the lands will be based on a “mysterious destination” that is in the Outer Rim, “lying on the edge of Unknown Regions.” As the story goes, the village was once a bustling crossroads on the trade routes but it now home to those “who …

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[14 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Star Wars’ Products Launching at Select Locations in the Disney Parks

Disney has announced a new slate of Star Wars merchandise launching at this week’s Star Wars Celebration in Orlando and at the Disney Parks.
A limited release boxed set of Astromech droid action figures debuts this month. The figures are inspired by characters from the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
Three limited-release action figures are also debuting this month including C1-10P “Chopper” from Star Wars Rebels; a two-pack with R2-D2 and C-3P0 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope; and R-3D0, the red protocol droid from …