The Force Awakens in new World of Color – Celebrate

by David Yeh on May 21, 2015

The force has awakened! No, it isn’t quite December yet and there’s no Star Wars Weekends in Anaheim, but there IS something to celebrate at Disney California Adventure beginning Friday, May 22. “World of Color – Celebrate”, the third official version of this show will begin dazzling guests as part of Disneyland’s 60th Diamond Celebration. World of Color is an outdoor nighttime water spectacular featuring lights and sounds and moments from your favorite Disney films. We’ll dive into the main show at a later time but we wanted to share you with you some images from the Premiere night first.

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Star Tours buzz in Paris

by Kris Van de Sande on May 20, 2015

Disneyland Paris Fansite ED29 posted a new article on things happening with the 2017 Star Tours update in Paris. Here are some interesting tidbits of differences of the other versions.  Read the rest of this entry »

Hatbox Ghost and Grizzly Peak Airfield Kickstart Disneyland’s 60th

by David Yeh on May 20, 2015

Anaheim, CA — Walt Disney’s original magic kingdom of Disneyland will begin celebrating its 60th anniversary beginning this weekend with three new night time spectaculars, kicking off a 24 hour party from 6am Friday to 6am Saturday morning. But for such a diamond anniversary, three new shows wasn’t enough as two new offerings were delivered for guests at both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure.

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Dream Store Returns to 2015 D23 Expo

by Brian Curran on May 19, 2015

Star Wars fans plan on making a stop at the D23 Expo’s Dream Store! Two Star Wars items have been announced so far, “R4-D23” droid action figure and Princess Kneesaa from the Ewoks plush. For a preview of more D23 Expo Dream Store merchandise and more information on the 2015 D23 Expo please continue reading.

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Ashley Eckstein Returns to Star Wars Weekends 2015

by Brian Curran on May 15, 2015

Star Wars Weekends is back at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! Returning for the seventh year in a row is actress Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano from Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels as well as co-founder of the popular sci-fi fangirl merchandise company, Her Universe. For details on the latest merchandise Her Universe is bringing to Star Wars Weekends and Ashley’s autograph schedule, please continue reading.

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Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar Coming to WDW

by David Yeh on May 13, 2015

Announced in the Disney Parks Blog, Walt Disney World’s Downtown Disney along Lake Buena Vista will be JOCK LINDSEY’S HANGAR BAY, a new food & beverage location themed to the pilot in Raiders of the Lost Ark. The new location will seat 150 guests and will feature cocktails and small plates.

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SWCA The Force Awakens Exhibit

by David Yeh on May 12, 2015

Anaheim, CA — With so many panels and things to see, Star Wars Celebration Anaheim really was a spectacle for all Star Wars fans, but one stand out for me was The Force Awakens Exhibit put together by the Lucasfilm Archives. We’ve all seen museum exhibits revolve around Star Wars and Indiana Jones over the years but never have we been able to see first hand what the costumes would look like from Episode VII The Force Awakens! We can freeze frame the trailer all night long, but to see every fabric in full detail was exhilarating. The wait might have been long but it was worth it.

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Walt Disney Archives return to D23 Expo

by Kris Van de Sande on May 12, 2015

Today the Walt Disney Archives announced it will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Disneyland at D23 EXPO 2015 with an exhibit of more than 300 pieces from the park’s incredible history. With its wide variety of classic and contemporary objects, “Walt Disney Archives Presents—Disneyland: The Exhibit” will be the largest display the Disney Archives has ever showcased at D23 EXPO.

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D23 EXPO 2015 Announces Hall D23 Presentations Lineup

by Brian Curran on May 7, 2015

Saturday looks to be a very busy day for those attending the D23 Expo this August. The Walt Disney Studios will be previewing films from Pixar, Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm! Later in the day you’ll get a preview of what’s coming to Disney Theme Parks! Will this be the place where the long rumored Star Wars Land is announced?

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STAR WARS DAY MAY 4th – Online UNICEF Charity Auction

by Brian Curran on May 4, 2015

STAR WARS: FORCE FOR CHANGE announces online charity auction in support of UNICEF Kid Power. Iconic stormtrooper helmets decorated by artists from around the world up for bid on global Star Wars Day, May the 4th. Follow the link for more information.

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