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The Orlando Sentinal and Wsbt.com give us a quick first look inside the new attraction queue and even ran into Tom Corless who is down in Walt Disney World covering all the events for us happening in and around the world the next few days. As always stay tuned right here to WDW News Today as we bring you up to the minute coverage of everything happening in Walt Disney World over the next few weeks. By Dewayne Bevil, Orlando Sentinel12:53 a.m. EDT, May 13, 2011 Inside Disney’s Star Tours, workers are prepping walls, high-definition screens and assorted droids for the attraction’s grand reopening next Friday at Hollywood Studios. Outside Star Tours, anticipation is building among Star Wars and Disney enthusiasts, so [...]
The Disney Fans Insider takes a good, long look behind-the-scenes of “Star Tours: The Adventures Continue”: Star Wars™ fans will reel in intergalactic ecstasy when the newly renovated Star Tours – The Adventures Continue attraction storms Disney’s Hollywood Studios May 20 and Disneyland Resort June 3. Lovers of Jedi and Sith lords are in for a double dose of droid-tastic adventure as the first grand opening is scheduled during the first of this year’s four consecutive Star Wars Weekends at Walt Disney World Resort. Dust off your lightsabers kids … it’s time for take-off! Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald, who worked on the original Star Tours back in the mid ’80s, talks about re-imagining the new show. “We actually began planning the redesign over 10 years [...]
WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Pop Century Resort on Wednesday, and luckily for us, he took a TON of newsworthy photos: Sounds Dangerous has made the board, but Star Tours is still closed too
WDWNT Reporter Zach Larson visited the Walt Disney World theme parks on Monday and has a few newsworthy photos to share with us from his trip: Welcome to Hollywood
From Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald on the Disney Parks Blog: Today, May 4, we unveiled a stunning new piece of Star Tours art which serves as the attraction poster at Disneyland park and the marquee at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Designed by Imagineer Scot Drake, the piece features the new Starspeeder 1000 surrounded by many of the planets, vehicles and characters from the show. Look for Darth Vader lurking in the shadows. The photo below shows the new marquee as it was being installed just this morning at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The Adventures Continue – only weeks away!
WDWNT Reporter Brandon Struve visited Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios on Sunday and has some newsworthy photos to share with us from his trip: Some new Kiliminjaro Safaris shirts
The Star Tours page on the official Walt Disney World website was updated recently with a new flash-based preview (Sorry iPhone) of the destinations we’ll be traveling to when Star Tours: The Adventures Continue opens on May 20th at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. For those of you without a flash-capable device, here’s a look at the scenarios (and C-3P0′s response to them) you can scroll through on the page: We’re podracing on Tatooine Underwater on Naboo The icy tundra of Hoth Chased by the Empire near an under-construction Death Star Just moments before arriving at this picture, some speeder bikes with scout troopers rush by, implying we will be chased by them on Kashyyyk We tried to grab a snapshot of [...]
Adam Roth visited both Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Downtown Disney on Friday and has plenty of newsworthy photos to share with us: Welcome to Hollywood
From the Disney Parks Blog: Star Wars Weekends 2011 will be a Tour de “Force” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, celebrating the grand opening of the new Star Tours attraction as the Walt Disney World Resort theme park welcomes Jedi, Sith, Ewoks, Wookiees, galactic bounty hunters and stormtroopers for the park’s annual celebration of all-things-Star Wars. The fun takes place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 20-June 12, 2011. Once again, Jedi Mickey and Princess Leia Minnie will be joined by some of the brightest stars from the saga. Celebrity Hosts for the event this year are James Arnold Taylor (voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Clone Wars) and Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars: The Clone Wars). Ashley [...]
WDWNT Reporter Zach Larson visited most of the Walt Disney World Resort on Monday and took a TON of newsworthy photos to share with us: Let’s take the monorail to the Magic Kingdom