When the Disney theme parks open their two Star Wars themed lands in 2019, the name in the brochure will be “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.” But Galaxy’s Edge is actually a new planet, revealed today to be called Batuu.
This week, The Last Jedi planet of Crait is being added to the Star Tours ride at Disney parks in Florida and Anaheim. However, that may be just one of several changes coming to the 30-year-old attraction.
The original Star Tours has a place in the heart of many Star Wars fans—although following its revamp back in 2011, it’s now impossible to experience Disney’s first foray into the world of Star Wars rides in person. At least this amazing fan-made project lets you rekindle a few of those memories.
We saw a brief glimpse in the first trailer for The Last Jedi and soon, you’ll be able to visit there yourself.
Since Star Wars Rebels is canon, it’s always a big deal when they introduce a new character. This is a person, creature or droid that will now forever be a part of Star Wars lore and, in the latest episode, they introduced a good one: Female bounty hunter Ketsu Onyo, voiced by Gina Torres.
I have no idea why this 1986 Star Tours promo video of C-3PO rapping (specifically, rapping terribly) has been coursing through the Interwebs today, but far be it from me to fail to
inflict such pain share such a delight with you guys. Although in all fairness to the protocol droid, he's gotten better since then.
Peter Jackson has caught a lot of flak for his decision to make The Hobbit's at the high speed of 48 frames per second. And now, he's explaining that his original inspiration came from... Star Wars. Or more specifically, the Star Wars ride.
Today Disneyworld unveils the newly revamped Star Tours ride, and we've got a behind the scenes look at the brand new tour which includes over 52 different possible simulations!
Last weekend, Orlando was filled with wampas, Ewoks, Jedi Knights, droids and Rancors, for the Star Wars Celebration V. Jon Stewart went toe-to-toe with George Lucas on stage, deleted scenes were revealed, and R2D2 got married. Here are the highlights.
Star Wars Celebration V is underway and already news is pouring out. Disney has released the brand new Star Tours video, that wants you to visit the beautiful death-trap Alderaan. Check out what the upgraded Disney ride holds for you.
There was a great disturbance in the amusement park force this weekend, as Disney revealed that the closing dates for its 20-year-old Star Tours ride would be July 27 (Disneyland) and September 8 (Walt Disney World).
My apologies if this week is a bit lacking, but that death ray won't build itself. And I'm very happy to see all of you sporting the R.O.A.C.H. Disaster!
The Star Wars Disney ride, which opened way back in 1987, is getting a tune up, including a whole host of new characters. Lucasfilm has been recording new footage for the ride that features, the Star Tours vehicle getting chased down by Boba Fett. C-3PO and R2-D2 will continue to host the ride, and will be joined by…
Wall-E director Andrew Stanton told us that he didn't think about the robot Johnny 5 from Short Circuit when his team was designing the look and feel of Wall-E, which seems hard to believe. Instead, he says his inspirations came the from Luxo Jr. lamp in the Pixar logo, a pair of binoculars, R2D2, and the wacky little…