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[26 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Star Wars’-Themed Disney Gift Cards Available

Two new Star Wars-themed Disney Gift Cards are now available.
One of the Disney Gift Cards features the Dark Side and the Light with BB-8, Rey, Finn, and Poe from the Resistance and Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma, and the Stormtroopers from the First Order.
The other gift card features Kylo Ren and the First Order Stormtroopers as they prepare to destroy the Resistance.
Both Star Wars Disney Gift Cards are available at the Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort. Guests will also find them online at DisneyGiftCard.com.
These Star Wars-themed gift cards …

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[22 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Earns $529 Million Globally During Opening Weekend

The Force was awake and breaking box office records last weekend.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens earned an all-time industry high of $248 million at the domestic box office and $281 million internationally for an all-time global record box office debut of $529 million.
Thanks to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Disney now holds four of the five top film debuts of all time.
The film earned the biggest Thursday preview gross with $57 million in ticket sales and the biggest Friday and single-day ever at $119.1 million. Star Wars: The Force Awakens …

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[17 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
‘Symphony in the Stars’ Fireworks to Debut Friday, December 18 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

This is a big week for Star Wars fans.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens on December 18 and that’s also the day that the new Symphony in the Stars: A Galactic Spectacular fireworks display starts at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Symphony in the Stars: A Galactic Spectacular is the new Star Wars-themed fireworks show that is set to the film from the film franchise.
The fireworks display will be shown nightly at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Starting in January guests can also enjoy a new dessert party connected to the fireworks – the Galactic Spectacular …

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[13 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News – Comedy Warehouse Holiday Special, Star Wars Dessert Party, and More!

We’re halfway through December and that can only mean one thing – you better be making your lists and checking them twice! It’s been another busy week of Disney news so let’s dive right in!
Star Wars fever is growing and The Force Awakens in just a few days so it seems like a good time to get really excited about the all-new Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party that’s coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in January!
The Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party includes a reserved viewing area for guests, Star Wars-themed desserts and beverages, …

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[3 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
Star Wars Launch Bay Opens at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The Star Wars frenzy is starting at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The all-new Star Wars Launch Bay opened Tuesday, December 1, at the theme park and fans have been lining up to get in.
The new walk-through experience is located at the former spot of the Magic of Disney Animation which closed forever this summer.
Fans visiting the Star Wars Launch Bay have a chance to check out movie memorabilia, props, and more. There’s also a short film – Star Wars: Path of the Jedi – where fans can check out 10 minutes of …

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[11 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Code.org Unveils a Star Wars-Themed Computer Science Tutorial as Part of Hour of Code Campaign

As part of the kick-off for the third-annual Hour of Code campaign, Code.org has recently unveiled a Star Wars-themed computer science tutorial for students.
The tutorial features Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Rey, and BB-8 from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The Hour of Code campaign is part of the Computer Science Education Week which takes place December 7-13.
Using the computer science tutorial from Code.org, students will learn to write code to create fun challenges and games with Star Wars characters. The games can be played on smartphones and shared with friends …

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[25 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Final ‘Star Wars’ Trailer Released, Soarin’ to Close for Refurb, and More

It’s been another busy week in Disney news with epic movie trailers, popular attractions getting ready to close for refurb, and much more. Let’s jump right in!
Monday Night Football was a bit more exciting than normal last week – the final trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted at halftime and it was epic. At the same time tickets for the film went on sale online and subsequently broke the Internet.
If you haven’t gotten enough of Frozen yet, now you can fly on WestJet’s all-new Frozen-themed plane. This newly …

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[20 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]
Final Trailer Released for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Did you feel a great disturbance in the Force during Monday Night Football? Not to worry – it was just millions of Star Wars fans crying out in joy over the final trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The trailer left many questions unanswered – the biggest of which is “Where is Luke Skywalker?”
But fans did get a chance to see more about Rey and Finn (is he a Jedi or a Stormtrooper?) And they heard the voice of Maz Kanata (Lupita N’yongo) asking Rey the question we all want …

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[19 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Hosting ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Opening Night Event

Star Wars fans have a chance to celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at a special ticketed event on Thursday, December 17.
The Opening Night Event will take place at the AMC Disney Springs 24 and includes a confirmed seat at the first public showings of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and a private after party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The event begins between 7 and 8 p.m. on December 17.
The after party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios includes access to the new Star Wars Launch Bay, Star Wars – …

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[25 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]
Season of the Force Begins at Disneyland on November 16

Guests at Disneyland will have a chance to experience Star Wars in a whole new way when Season of the Force begins on November 16.
Season of the Force will feature several experience for guests including special character experiences on the Dark Side or the Light Side, the Dark Side Gallery and the Light Side Gallery with Stormtrooper armor and Jedi lightsabers, and a chance to play Disney Infinity 3.0.
The Star Wars Launch Bay will be the centerpiece of Season of the Force and it’ll be where guests can meet the …