“I AM NUMBER FOUR” Q&A with ILM VFX Supervisor Bill George

Sorcerer Radio air-talent Eric Allen recently had the opportunity to chat with Bill George of ILM (Industrial Light & Magic) about his involvement in the film "I Am Number Four" as well as "Star Tours - The Adventure Continues." Read on for fantastic details about his incredible career and projects.Bill George joined Industrial Light & Magic in 1981. Since then, he has worked as model shop supervisor, art director, matte painter, commercial director, and visual effects … [Read more...]

Star Tours – The Adventures Continue Opening at Disneyland (video)

Aljon was able to capture Disney's live coverage of the grand opening ceremony of Star Tours - The Adventures Continue from the Disneyland Resort. Now you can relive it! Check out the video footage at this LINK courtesy of Jedi Mouseketeer and WDW After Dark of the Sorcerer Radio Network. Related articlesAshley Eckstein Quizzes Fans Promoting 'Star Tours - The Adventures Continue' (chipandco.com) Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Brings Star Wars Thrills in 3-D to Disneyland Park … [Read more...]

Star Tours: Darth Vader goes to Disneyland

To celebrate the opening of the Star Tours attraction, Darth Vader, accompanied by two Stormtroopers, visits the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim California.Watch the full event here: http://di.sn/DLREventRelated articlesStar Tours: The Adventures Continue Brings Star Wars Thrills in 3-D to Disneyland Park (chipandco.com) New Star Tours Merch for Annual Passholders (chipandco.com) … [Read more...]

2011 Star Wars Weekends Merchandise

With the opening of Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, Star Wars Weekends 2011 at Disney Hollywood Studios has a larger footprint than ever before.  The Hyperspace Hoopla has moved to the sorcerer hat stage, and special event merchandise has found a new home in a huge tent located in the courtyard beyond the Rock-n-Roller Coaster.This new merchandise location, dubbed Jabba's Hutt, provides a general shopping area dedicated to event merchandise as well as the usual queue for limited … [Read more...]

Funko POP! Vinyl Now at Disney Store

Star Wars collectors are no strangers to the Funko company and their 'POP!' line of vinyl figures. With the popularity of Vinylmation Disney now introduces their 'POP!' series 1 available at DisneyStore.com.Characters span the entire range of Disney and Pixar film franchises from the classic Snow White to 'Toy Story's' Buzz Lightyear. The colors are bold and brilliant and would be a welcome splash of Disney magic on your shelf or cubicle at work.Pick them up individually for … [Read more...]

Sorcerer Radio Preview (Week of 5/30)

Greetings Disney fans! Here's the latest news from the crew of Sorcerer Radio!Sorcerer Radio 10th Anniversary 2011 Trip Meets JULY 31-AUG 6 and Oct 15-23 It’s that time. If you are attending the Trip Meet #1, if you haven't made your ADRs now is the time. Don't forget Disney just extended new dinning plan savings. For those of you planning on or interested in attending Trip Meet #2 ADRs it’s time to be booking your ADRs as well. If you have not booked for either Trip Meet yet or your 2011 … [Read more...]

A Look back: Official Star Tours Meet

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue (AKA Star Tours 2.0) kicked off on May 20, 2011 with hearty fanfare and excitement.  Its inauguration kicked off Star War Weekends 2011 at Disney Hollywood Studios, underscoring the expansion of the event's footprint and perhaps foreshadowing further future expansions of the Star Wars Universe into the Disney park.The launch of Star Tours also represented a landmark in the Disney Parks continuing interaction with fans.  For the first time, Disney offered … [Read more...]

Funny Video: Darth Vader Salsa Trombone Playing and Dancing

You have to see watch this video! It starts out ok and then goes in a totally different direction that I would have expected!Hilarious!For more info and contact, go to www.dancingtrombone.com Dancing Trombonist Jonathan Arons performing Darth Vega Salsa routine at Andrew Jackson Senior Center in Bronx, NY … [Read more...]

Sorcerer Radio Preview (Week of 5/23/11)

Greetings Disney fans! Here's the latest news from the crew of Sorcerer Radio!Sorcerer Radio Mornings Tune in every morning at 8:00 am (eastern) and get your Disney Day started with live shows like The SRN Top Ten, Sorcom Review, WDW Backstage, DW:60, and the WDW Tiki Room. Check the Daily Schedule HERE!WDW Tiki Room - More Star Wars Weekends Info and Audio! 5/27 - Kristen and Aljon are back from their trip and have a lot to talk about! Tune in this Friday at 8 am/e for audio from the … [Read more...]

May the Force Be With You: A girl’s guide to surviving Star Wars Weekends

In celebration of Star Tours officially opening today we bring you this great post from our writer Michele on surviving Star Wars Weekends. Enjoy..If you live in this Galaxy, chances are you have not escaped “the force” of Star Wars. If you have ever come in contact with the male species, chances are, you know about Star Wars. If you have a son, nephew, brother, husband...you know about Star Wars.You know that every pointy object can become a light saber, the Yoda voice is imperative when … [Read more...]