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Tom Corless’ 2/12-2/17/13 WDW Photo Report

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

WDWNT Reporter Tom Corless visited the Walt Disney World Resort last week and has some newsworthy photos to share with us from his trip, so let’s take a look: There is now an official Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom card book, $34.95 Work continues on the Tangled restrooms Lanterns now hang over the area A poster [...]

WDWNT: The Magazine – The LucasFilm Acquisition’s Impact to the Parks

Friday, January 25th, 2013

LucasFilm Acquisition– The Impact to the Parks by Nathan Bradley Hello Humans! Wow have we hit the jackpot…It’s a match made in heaven: Disney and Star Wars…errr I mean LucasFilm (but mostly Star Wars).  Bob Iger, who is responsible for the acquisitions of Pixar, The Muppets, Marvel, and now Lucasfilm, is going to go down as [...]

BREAKING: The Walt Disney Company Acquires Lucasfilm

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

I am in shock as I write this, but Disney is going to acquire Lucasfilm, Star Wars and all… Burbank, CA and San Francisco, CA, October 30, 2012 – Continuing its strategy of delivering exceptional creative content to audiences around the world, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a [...]

Adam Roth’s 5/19-20/12 WDW Photo Report

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the Magic Kingdom this past weekend, so let’s take a look at his photos, including an in-depth look at the Fantasyland model now on display at Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream: Darth Vader cupcake “NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!” Adam had himself frozen in carbonite in the ABC sound Studio, [...]

Take a Video Trip to Star Wars Weekends 2012

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

If you’re a Star Wars fan who won’t be getting out to Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios this year, you’ll be very happy about what we have to share. Our friend Jeff Lange over at JeffLangeDVD.com and MouseSteps.com (both awesome sites you should check out all the time) captured some highlights of the [...]

Adam Roth’s 6/2/11 WDW Photo Report

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited the Walt Disney World Resort yesterday, and to say there is a lot going on would be an understatement. Adam updates us on the Fantasyland Expansion, the Skyway building demolition, changes at the Haunted Mansion, and much more. So let’s get started: MORE STAR TOURS! Not too much, we promise…

Pictures and Video of the Star Tours Grand Opening Ceremony

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

On Friday, May 20th, at 10:30 AM ET, Star Tours was officially opened at Disney’s Hollywood Studios with a huge ceremony and a few big surprises. We start this special report with photos of the festivities: The event began with a procession of Star Wars characters

Disney Announces Line-Up for Star Wars Weekends 2011

Friday, April 29th, 2011

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 [...]

Now Departing: More Star Tours Destination Hinting

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

From Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald on the Disney Parks Blog: Recently, we talked about the characters you’ll meet in Star Tours – The Adventures Continue. Since then, there’s been a lot of speculation about where we’ll meet those characters. Well, stay tuned. While the Star Tours Company does fly to many destinations (as you can see in the [...]

Annual Passholder Preview for Star Tours?

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

This just arrived in an email for WDW Annual Passholders: May 20 is the launch date for new Star Tours thrills! The adventures continue at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® with some of your favorite Star Wars™ characters, amazing new effects and 3D magic. Star Tours®—The Adventures Continue is where out-of-this-world imagination stretches as wide as the [...]

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