Star Wars: The Force Awakens TV Special to air this Thursday

As a big @StarWars fan, I'm excited for Thurs, as #TGITAwakens with a special look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens! — shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) November 10, 2015 Shonda Rhimes tweeted out yesterday that you will be able to see a"Special Look" of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Thursday November 12th at 8/7c and be hosted by the casts of ABC's Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy and How to Get Away with Murder.Disney did a similar promotion last month of ESPN with their … [Read more...]

Disney Find – Star Wars Death-Star Waffle Maker

Sing the Death Star theme song as you goose-step your way to the kitchen table, delivering a waffle made on a fully operational and armored space station. Now you can own this Exclusive Star Wars Death Star Waffle Maker! This is the perfect gift for your favorite nerf herder in your life. Cost is only $39.99 and includes a 1 year warranty.Just click here to check it out and to order yours today!May the force be with you. … [Read more...]

Hollywood Studios to Debut new Star Wars Experiences this December

Very soon, you will have the opportunity to experience Star Wars in Hollywood Studios in an all-new way – every day! New experiences will open starting Dec. 1, 2015 bringing that galaxy far, far away, a little bit closer.Star Wars Launch Bay will take Guests into the Star Wars saga and the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with special exhibits and peeks behind-the-scenes, special merchandise and opportunities to encounter Chewbacca and Darth Vader.Star Tours – The Adventures … [Read more...]

Star Wars – Disney Musical Parody

Calling all Disney and Star Wars Fans!  Have you seen the production from executive director and composer George Shaw?  Shaw and his team take the magic of Disney classic hits and adds the legacy of Star Wars to make a parody of Episode IV: A new hope.  The Star Wars Musical gives fans on an adventure full of live action and animation like never before.  With the huge successs of the first musical, Shaw is looking at the release of the next parody titled Star Wars Musical: The Empire's New … [Read more...]

Help Star Wars Fan’s Last Wish Come True

Star Wars Fans far and wide have launched a request for help.  Fellow fan Daniel Fleetwood from Texas is a huge Star Wars fan like many of us except for one part that sets him apart.  Daniel has been diagnosed with a rare form of connective tissue cancer.  Given a life expectancy of two months, he has already beat that time frame, however his wish is to make it to the December 18th premiere of Star Wars:  The Force Awakens.   Daniel doesn't believe this is going to be possible and his wish is to … [Read more...]

The Winter 2015 Issue of Disney Twenty-Three Unlocks the Power of the Force

D23 is celebrating the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Disney twenty-three unlocks the power of the force to give fans a look behind the making of the newest installment in the Star Wars saga. The issue opens with “guest editor” C-3PO admitting he is unfamiliar with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club (“…although I am very familiar with the R2 series of droid, I am less familiar with the D23 line. Would it be R2-D23?”) and continues with candid interviews with the original Star Wars … [Read more...]

“Star Wars,” “Avengers,” and “Inside Out” are Topping Costume Lists this Halloween

Fandango, the nation’s leading moviegoer destination, surveyed more than a thousand film fans in October about which 2015 movie-inspired costumes they’ll be wearing this Halloween, and the results are in.Katniss Everdeen from “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” and the Stormtrooper gear from 2015’s most anticipated movie, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” won the top female and male adult costumes from this year’s movies. “Avengers” was chosen for the top adult group costume, while “Minions” … [Read more...]

First Round of Permits Filed for the Hollywood Studios Expansion

WDW Magic is reporting the first permits have been filed for much the anticipated Hollywood Studios Expansion. The permit is said to begin in Jan of 2016 and the finishing date is said to be Oct 2018.The yellow areas are existing wetlands and that are going to be filled in and they will create new wetlands on the opposite side of World Drive which is indicated by the blue color.The permits do not indicate what is going in where but I am sure in time we will find out.The second pictures … [Read more...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Will Stream on NetFlix

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will stream on Netflix, but only in Canada. That is the only place to secure streaming rights thus far.The reason that it is not streaming here in the US has to do with timing. The timing of when Disney pay-TV distribution deals are up for the taking. In the US, Starz has a deal with Disney that goes to the end of this year. Netflix has a deal with Disney that starts with 2016 movies. Star Wars: The Force Awaken is going to be released this year so that means … [Read more...]

500 Stormtroopers Land on The Great Wall of China

A massive show of force took place on Tuesday night as The Galactic Empire landed on the steps of The Great Wall of China. As the third and final trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted earlier this week, Disney has now taken its marketing blitz to the land of The Red Dragon. 500 Stormtroopers were lined in formation on the famous 5,500 foot wall and on display for thousands of fans. Disney also handed out hundreds of red and blue light sabers along with other merchandise to the fans … [Read more...]