Disney has ‘Ambitious’ Theme Park Plans for ‘Star Wars’

Fueling the excitement among both Star Wars and Disney fans alike are some recent comments made by Disney chief Bob Iger hinting that there are ‘ambitious plans’ for Star Wars within its theme parks.While speaking with Wall Street analysts, Iger revealed that Disney is currently working on "a fair amount of design and development (taking place by the company's Imagineers) to greatly increase Star Wars presence in multiple locations around the world.”What we already know from previous … [Read more...]

Walt Disney Film Schedule for 2015

Walt Disney Pictures has released their line up of upcoming movies for 2015.  With a new movie set to be released almost every month, and May and October giving us 2 releases, it looks like it will be the year of Disney box office domination.Listed below are the titles and a short movie synopsis for each one.  I can't wait to see all of them but already have favorites.  How about you?  Which movie titles are on your must see list for 2015?Strange Magic is inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s … [Read more...]

Video – Star Wars Holiday Collection

A long time ago (the 80s) in a galaxy far far away (our office) there was a lost collection of super hits! THE STAR WARS HOLIDAY COLLECTION - may the force of cheesy record commercials be with you, all for three easy payments of $9.95!! … [Read more...]

Help Promote Anti-Bullying-Wear Star Wars, Share Star Wars Day

Bullying in the geek community hit an all time low in 2010 when a little girl named Katie who was in first grade was cruelly bullied for liking Star Wars. Her mother wrote about it online and the amazing community of Star Wars fans rallied around Katie to show her to be brave and proud to like Star Wars.Since then the movement has continued every year and this year is the 4th anniversary. The movement has turned into a day where we as Star Wars fans and people who love Geek culture come … [Read more...]

Celebrate 1 Year Until Star Wars With A Selfie

It is one year exactly until the next Star Wars movie comes out and the fandom has started a pretty cool way to chronicle the event. Today on Twitter Matt Martin (@missingwords) from Lucasfilm tweeted a picture so he could see how much he would age between now and December 18th, 2015.A group of fans including myself (@icecoldpenguin), Amy Ratcliffe (amy_geek), Eric Geller (@ericgeller) and Lillian Skye (@lillianskye_) took this idea and ran with it. A hashtag was created so that fans could … [Read more...]

Star Wars Music Christmas Lights Show 2014

Featured on ABC's The Great Christmas Light Fight and twice on ABC's Good Morning America here is Star Wars Music Christmas Lights Show 2014 from youtube user Tom BetGeorge. … [Read more...]

Lucasfilms reveals new Star Wars: The Force Awakes Characters

Director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm have just revealed the official character names of some of the new faces to be seen in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  The vintage sports type trading card look first published in Entertainment Weekly introduces us to the new characters below."BB-8" Oscar Isaac's character, "Poe Dameron" is next.Daisy Ridley's character,"Rey," below looks like she can take care of business with the best of them. And … [Read more...]

Coming Soon: Marvel Star Wars Comics!

Marvel and Lucas Films Ltd. are teaming up to bring you an ongoing series focusing on the Star Wars universe. The comic series takes place after Star Wars: A New Hope (Episode IV) immediately after the destruction of the first Death Star. Some of our favorite characters will be revisited, such as Leia, Han, Chewie, C3PO, and R2-D2, but the main focus will be on Luke Skywalker and his journey through the galaxy. The Rebel Alliance will be working to free the galaxy from tyranny -- Darth … [Read more...]

May 15th Marks the Return of Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The Force is strong this May at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Star Wars Weekends dates have been announced for 2015!Beginning May 15, Star Wars Weekends will be held each Friday, Saturday and Sunday  until June 14, 2015.Every Weekend is sure to be an Astral! event!Weekend I: May 15-17, 2015 Weekend II: May 22-24, 2015 Weekend III: May 29-31, 2015 Weekend IV: June 5-7, 2015 Weekend V: June 12-14, 2015Star Wars weekends is an annual event at Hollywood Studios that brings to … [Read more...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens ­Teaser Trailers

Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer can also be seen in 30 theaters across North America beginning today. Following this weekend, the teaser can be seen in theaters around the world this December. Check out StarWars.com for a complete list of theaters. See below for some bonus images.Here is the US trailerHere is the International Version: (I believe this is fan made but not 100%)Star Wars- The Force Awakens International... by TheBestViews … [Read more...]