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As of last October, we knew that a new ‘Star Wars’ trilogy was happening, as was announced when Disney purchased Lucasfilm. At the time, all we knew was that the new series would start with ‘Star Wars Episode VII’, and that the film will be directed by J.J. Abrams, which will be released in the summer of 2015. It’s believed that the new films will see the return of Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher, as their iconic characters of Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, and Princess Leia, but in what capacity is unknown. There are many rumors circulating about what’s to come, including a rumored TV series, as well as stand alone spin-off films.
Hello ladies and gentlemen! It’s me, Anonymouse, again and I have even more new gossip for you this week! Chip won’t know what to do with two new rumors in one week!
Back last fall, I confirmed Disney’s plan to create a new Avatarland in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. We even shared the blue prints for Avatarland with you! In case you missed it or need a refresher, you can read the article here. Today, I have an update for you on the changes coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom to accommodate the new Avatarland. Some originally wondered if The Festival of the Lion King would come to an end with the addition of Avatarland, but don’t worry Lion King fans, it’s just getting a new home!
Disneyland Innoventions is one of your favorite places to visit, right? Okay, maybe it’s not your first stop. Last? Ever? As a self-proclaimed Disney Geek, I know that Innoventions isn’t always on my list. All that has changed though. I bet you will get there right after rope drop now.
Disneyland Park Features ‘Iron Man’ Tech, Presented by Stark Industries. How cool is that? Do you want to check out Tony Stark’s Iron Man Hall of Armor? It’s here.
How about putting on your own Iron Man suit? Would that be appealing too? That’s right, head on into Innoventions and you can. Just remember to start at 1% Power, we don’t want anyone flying into the concrete walls.
I’m sure most of you know that Home Depot used to carry Disney paint. Everyone loved the little Mickey heads with sample paint colors and they were great for DIY Disney crafts and projects. Disney has a new partnership now to give all of you Disney fans, Disney paint again! You can add that touch of Disney magic in your homes and kids’ rooms again with Disney paint by Glidden.
Disney and Glidden have partnered to bring you a new line of Disney paint. Most parents want the paint color of their child’s room to match the bedding and decor and this is a great way to help make that available! This paint was made to be easy to use and also designed with children in mind.
“The Disney Paint line is a magical collection of 112 exclusive colors grouped into three palettes, with imaginative Disney-themed names, designed to give parents and children options at every stage, from infant to tween,” said Jason Stewart, director of softlines product development for Disney Consumer Products. “This makes decorating with your child easy and fun – no matter the age.”
The new Disney Paint collections include:
Are you a fan of the Star Wars movies? You won’t want to miss Star Wars Weekends, coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios this spring! Star Wars Weekends will begin May 17, 2013 and continue every weekend through June 9, 2013. The dates are May 17-19, May 24-26, May 31- June 2, and June 7-9, 2013.
Here are some of the highlights for Star Wars Weekends this year:
- You can meet over 60 Star Wars characters from the entire saga including favorites such as Darth Vader, Darth Maul, Anakin, and Chewbacca
- Celebrities for the Star Wars movies will be in attendance every weekend to participate in special events like autograph sessions, Legends of the Force- Celebrity Motorcade, and Stars of the Saga- a Talk Show and Question and Answer Session, hosted by James Arnold Taylor and Ashley Eckstein.