George Lucas’ ‘STRANGE MAGIC’ in Theaters Today

by David Yeh on January 23, 2015

Arriving in theaters today is ‘STRANGE MAGIC’, a new animated fairy tale musical adventure from the mind of George Lucas. Based on William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and set in an enchanted world, Strange Magic is out to prove that everyone deserves to be loved.

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Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend Recap

by David Yeh on January 22, 2015

This past MLK weekend runDisney pulled off the inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend at the Disneyland Resort and by all accounts, it was a massive success. RunDisney events have been held at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World resorts now for several years and are always sold out, even without any Star Wars presence! There was a 5K, 10K, and a Half Marathon so basically something for all skill levels. Kids Races were also available.

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Translating Magic with Craig Fleming

by Kris Van de Sande on January 18, 2015

When bringing Disneyland to Paris, one of the biggest obstacles Imagineers faced was language. We had a long talk with the man responsible for translating that magic. The one and only Craig Fleming!

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runDisney Star Wars 5K

by Brian Curran on January 16, 2015

Today was runDisney’s Star Wars 5K race event. Several fans were dressed up as their favorite Star Wars characters. Did anyone spot actor, Sean Astin? Or the Imperial Stormtroopers patrolling the race? If you ran the 5K, let us know how it went!

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What Have We Here? Lando Calrissian in new Star Wars Rebels episode!

by Brian Curran on January 15, 2015

Billy Dee Williams returns as smooth-talking scoundrel Lando Calrissian in an all-new Star Wars Rebels episode!

Another fun episode! It seems like Billy Dee had a blast returning to his famous Star Wars character. This all-new episode is airing at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT Monday, January 19th on Disney XD.

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Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland Resort

by Brian Curran on January 14, 2015

More than 23,000 runners from across the United States and 17 different countries are trekking to a galaxy far, far away for the debut of the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend presented by Sierra Nevada Corporation at the Disneyland Resort this weekend.

Our reporter, David will be running this weekend and sending us photos from the event. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter! @endorexpress

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Happy 28th to Star Tours!

by Brian Curran on January 9, 2015

January 9, 1987 the original Star Tours opened in Disneyland. We thought we would celebrate the occasion with a look back at some of our interviews with those who worked on bringing the famous Star Wars attraction to life. Read the rest of this entry »

D23 Brings Members Exclusive Savings and Discounts

by Brian Curran on January 9, 2015

D23 members can get exclusive savings at places such as the Disney Store, Disney On Ice, Disney Magazines, Walt Disney Records and the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood! Click on through to see what other savings the official Disney fan club offers.

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Star Wars MagicBandits at WDW

by David Yeh on January 7, 2015

If you’ve made a trip to Walt Disney World recently, you may have seen or received a swanky Magic Band, designed to make your park experience smoother and easier. The Magic Band can serve as your hotel room key if staying at a Disney Resort, your park admission, Fast Pass tickets, and Credit Card. Guests who stay on Walt Disney World Resort property all receive a Magic Band free of charge, but doesn’t it just feel wrong to not spend more than you should?

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Star Wars Rebels “Path of the Jedi”

by Brian Curran on December 29, 2014

Star Wars Rebels returns from the holiday break with Frank Oz reprising his role as the voice of Yoda in the all-new episode, “Path of the Jedi!”

Continue on for a preview of the episode and a Q&A with Mr. Oz provided by Disney & Lucasfilm.

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