Behold this odd, yet awesome, Darth Vader viral video for Tokyo Disneyland’s Star Tours: The Adventure Continues upgrade. Anyone care to explain the thing with the cat statue? There’s another shorter video connecting Star Tours to Tokyo Disneyland, but embedding has been disabled. So you… Read More »Odd, Yet Awesome, Darth Vader Commercial for Tokyo Disneyland’s Star Tours
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click to embiggen Looking for a way to enjoy the new Star Tours attraction but can’t make it back to Disneyland or Disney’s Hollywood Studios anytime soon? Well, faster than it takes to fly a parsec, Disney.com has whipped up a new Star Tours intergalactic… Read More »Disney.com Launches New Star Tours Mini-Website
Tony Baxter, Senior VP Creative Development for Walt Disney Imagineering, recently chatted with the ForceCast, one of the more respected Star Wars fan podcasts, about Star Tours. They discussed the new version a bit, but Baxter was really excited to explore some of the history of the original Star Tours attraction, including tidbits I’ve never heard before.
You can listen to it here, or I’ve included some of my notes below the jump:
Although the Orlando Magic’s basketball season washed out in the first round of the playoffs, Dwight Howard (former NBA MVP and ‘superman’ of the court), knew where he wanted to go next – Walt Disney World. Here Howard gets chummy with the only character who… Read More »Dwight Howard meets Chewbacca at Star Tours in Disney’s Hollywood Studios
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