May the Fourth Be With You – Disney Store Celebrates Star Wars Day!

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Listen up nerf-herders the Disney Store is celebrating the official Star Wars holiday, "May the Fourth Be With You" which starts tomorrow!Here are the details.To celebrate Star Wars Day, Disney Store will offer 30% off the entire Star Wars assortment both in-store and online starting May 1, 2015, through May 10, 2015. Shop for all your favorite Disney Store Star Wars gear on Twitter via a digital product showcase launching May 1. Be sure to follow @DisneyStore and @StarWars on Twitter … [Read more...]


Twittering With New Star Wars Emojiis

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Twitter users and Star Wars fans have a new way to share their excitement on the Social Media pages.  All new #StarWarsEmojiis are now available.   Twitter users posting specific key words related to Star Wars characters and themes will see a small emoji-like icon embedded in their tweets.   The first three emojiis are now available.Be the first to start using the new #StarWarsEmojiis :   #BB8  #Stormtrooper #C3PO and send us a tweet @chipandcompany.Loretta Garcia, Entertainment Writer … [Read more...]


Star Wars: The Force Awakens Releases Latest Video And Pictures

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The Star Wars Celebration held in Anaheim, California started off with an exclusive new look  at the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens.    J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy surprised the attendees, introducing special guests, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaacs.  Also at the event were Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, and Peter Mayhew.   Along with a behind the scenes look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens, fans were treated to the brand new trailer below.   Star Wars:  The … [Read more...]


Enjoy Star Wars Weekends with a Stay at The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel

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The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is offering you the chance to enjoy the month-long Star Wars Weekends celebration at Hollywood Studios, May 15-June 15.Guests staying at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin are within walking distance or short complimentary boat ride to all the festivities taking place at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Star Wars Weekends will be held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 15-June 14. The 2015 event will feature Star Wars characters roaming the … [Read more...]


The Star Wars Digital Collection / Available for the first time on Digital HD April 10th

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Available for pre-order now is the Star Wars: The Digital Movie Collection [HD]!As anticipation builds for the December release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the first new film in the Star Wars Saga in a decade, The Walt Disney Studios, Lucasfilm Ltd., and 20th Century Fox today announced the upcoming release of The Star Wars Digital Movie Collection. For the first time ever, all six epic films in the Saga, from The Phantom Menace to Return of the Jedi, will be available on Digital … [Read more...]


Is a Star Wars Live Action Show Finally a Reality?

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Star Wars Fans have been following the rumors of a Live Action Star Wars  TV Show for years.  New rumors have come out recently saying that the project is still high on the list of Disney upcoming projects.  Are they waiting for the release on December 18, 2015 of Star Wars Episode VII:  The Force Awakens to be the "force" needed to finally jump start this project?  Although no production dates or other information is available at this time, there is speculation, that it is on hold waiting for a … [Read more...]


Star Wars Movie Surprises Continue

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The Walt Disney Company's Annual Shareholder's Meeting was full of surprises this morning.  First there was the news that a Frozen sequel is coming and now more Star Wars.Fans will be happy to know that Bob Iger announced the first standalone Star Wars movie, which will be released in December 2016.   The movie titled Star Wars: Rogue One will star Felicity Jones and will have Gareth Edwards in charge. Filming begins in London during the summer and that means, I might just need to reschedule … [Read more...]


Wookieepedia Turns 10

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We wanted to let you know about the 10-year anniversary of Wookieepedia, a chronicle of all-things “Star Wars” launched through Wikia, which was this past Wednesday, March 4. Designed as a Star Wars community aggregator, the wiki-style site features official and fan-generated content —blogs, in-depth Star Wars lore, exclusive images and videos.The site has been wildly popular, and with this turning out to be “The Year of Star Wars,” Wikia is doing some really exciting things, including a … [Read more...]


LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales coming to Disney XD

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Disney XD has recently acquired LEGO Start Wars: Droid Tales.  The series which will be coming out later this year will tell the story of the Star Wars saga in 5 - 22 minute episodes.  Starting with the Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace through Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi, LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales brings us the story through the eyes of R2-D2 and C-3 PO.  But with a twist!   As the duo sit around sharing their story with Luke, Han, Leia, Chewbacca and the rest of the … [Read more...]


Sarah Michelle Gellar To Star in Season 2 Of “Star Wars Rebels”

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In the hours after the "Star Wars Rebels" season finale aired on Disney XD, its executive producer/supervising director Dave Filoni revealed that actress Sarah Michelle Gellar ("The Crazy Ones," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") will join the voice cast in a recurring role for season two of the animated series. Filoni discussed the casting news with advertising clients convened at Lucasfilm's San Francisco headquarters for Disney Media Sales and Marketing's presentations.Filoni said, "We’re … [Read more...]