With Cast Member previews of the updated Star Tours attraction underway tonight, details about the changes present in Star Tours – The Adventures Continue are beginning to leak out. There are other Disney fan sites who have an obsession with Star Tours 2.0 for those… Read More »Star Tours – The Adventures Continue Grand Opening to be Livestreamed
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
Earlier this morning, the Disney Parks Blog announced Walt Disney World’s first meet-up. On May 20th, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will hold a meet-up to celebrate the debut of the new Star Tours attraction. The event begins at 12:01am and lasts two hours. Unfortunately, sign-ups filled… Read More »Star Tours Meet-up Sells out fast, should Disney do more?
Disney has announced the celebrity guest list for the 2011 Star Wars Weekend event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This will be a particularly big year as it also marks the return of Star Tours with it’s updated, randomized show, featuring new technology and favorite Star… Read More »Star Wars Weekends Celebrity Appearance List
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
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
LaughingPlace.com has some interesting news about the changes coming to the popular Star Tours attraction. Pixar and Lost composer and Academy Award winner Michael Giacchino will be scoring the soundtrack for Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, the new version of the attraction coming in 2011.… Read More »Michael Giacchino to compose Star Tours soundtrack
When Star Tours closed for an update at Disneyland with a D23 event, it really closed. But here in Orlando, flights are still departing daily to Endor until September 7th when D23 is holding an event for the Hollywood Studios version of the attraction. ‘s… Read More »Flights still Departing to Endor in Orlando