May the Fourth be with you! Yes, it’s May 4th, aka Star Wars day, and we’re all looking forward to this year’s Star Wars Weekends when the new Star Tours ride opens. Of course, I’ve heard rumors that soft openings could start as soon as… Read More »Star Wars Fangirl Apparel from Her Universe coming to Star Wars Weekends
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
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
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
I found these drawings of Pixar characters as Star Wars characters to be particularly fun. Disney does create new Star Wars themed Disney toys every year for Star Wars Weekends, so perhaps they’ll find some way to partner with this artist for his ideas.
One of the great new traditions of Star Wars Weekends is the wonderful advertising posters that place Star Wars characters in situations at Disney theme parks that you might not otherwise suspect. Typically these are given to cast members who work the event as a… Read More »Star Wars Weekends Advertising Art
May 21st is the 30th anniversary of the premier of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. It’s also the first day of this year’s Star Wars Weekends event at Disneys Hollywood Studios. The host and guest list for each of the four weekends has just… Read More »Star Wars Weekends 2010 Guest List Announced