ABC Considering ‘Star Wars’ TV Series

In October, word broke that Disney had acquired LucasFilm, to much shock to the industry and onlookers. Disney and LucasFilm have had a very good working relationship for a long time, so the two merging made sense. With the announcement, we also learned that we would be getting 'Star Wars: Episode VII' in 2015. But there were many unknown variables to the deal, including what else we would be seeing now from the 'Star Wars' universe. One thing I kept wondering about was what had happened to the … [Read more...]





Star Wars Creator George Lucas and Mellody Hobson Get Engaged

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Congratulations to "Star Wars" creator George Lucas for proposing to his girlfriend since 2007 Mellody Hobson. The 68-year-old director/Master Jedi will be wedding the 43-year-old investment firm president Hobson who also serves as chairman of DreamWorks Animation and is a financial contributor to ABC's "Good Morning America."Lucas helped to launch the modern blockbuster age with his "Star Wars" sagas and "Indiana Jones" adventures. The original "Star Wars" still stands as the No. 2 film in … [Read more...]





Top 12 Disney News Items of 2012

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It's been a big news year for the Disney parks.  While we have seen some big changes like the addition of New Fantasyland, some news like our number 12 item has fostered very little attention. Here's a quick look back on the top 12 news stories and events of 2012!12. Senses - The spa at the Grand Floridian went through a massive overhaul, opening in December with a new name, Senses.  (In other Grand Floridian news, the resort is in the process of adding a Disney Vacation Club wing.)11. … [Read more...]





2013 Dates Revealed for Star Wars Weekends at Disney Hollywood Studios

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Gear up fanboys and fangirls for the triumphant return of Star Wars Weekends! Disney Parks just released the dates for set for every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 17 – June 9 2013!The celebrity guests who make appearances in parades, special programs and autograph signings have not been announced at press time however Disney has named two stars who will be there during the event's duration. "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" voice actors James Arnold Taylor (Obi-Wan Kenobi) and Ashley … [Read more...]





Star Wars Weekends 2013 Dates Announced

Set your hyperdrive for the Disney’s Hollywood Studios sector for May and early June, for the 2013 edition of Star Wars Weekends. This year’s Force-filled fun will take place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 17 – June 9, 2013.While details are still being planned, we’re excited to announce that James Arnold Taylor and Ashley Eckstein are returning as celebrity hosts for the annual special event. James, the voice behind many of the most famous animated characters in film, television … [Read more...]