c-3po

All Nippon Airways Rolls Out R2-D2 Dreamliner Airplane to the Public

Earlier this month, we announced that All Nippon Airways (also known as ANA) was partnering with LucasFilm on a trio of Star Wars-themed airplanes. On September 12, the first of the three, an R2-D2 embellished Dreamliner plane was officially rolled off the Boeing factory line,… Read More »All Nippon Airways Rolls Out R2-D2 Dreamliner Airplane to the Public

Star Tours 2.0 Return Date Set

I’m definitely looking forward to what Imagineers have done with the motion simulator attraction Star Tours. It will open as part of this year’s Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Inquiring minds want to know if George Lucas will finall make an appearance at… Read More »Star Tours 2.0 Return Date Set

Star Wars Weekends 2011 Dates Set

On January 18th we learned that Star Tours 2.0 would open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on May 20th. Now we know that the 20th will also be the first day of the 2011 Star Wars Weekends at Walt Disney World. The very popular event will… Read More »Star Wars Weekends 2011 Dates Set

George Lucas test rides new Star Tours

click for larger version. The updated version of the Star Tours attraction is nearing completion as evidenced by this visit from Star Wars creator George Lucas to Disneyland in Anaheim where the attraction is already undergoing test rides. Lucas was accompanied by producer Rick McCallum… Read More »George Lucas test rides new Star Tours