May the Fourth Be With You!

Today, May 4, we unveiled a stunning new piece of Star Tours art which serves as the attraction poster at Disneyland park and the marquee at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.Designed by Imagineer Scot Drake, the piece features the new Starspeeder 1000 surrounded by many of the planets, vehicles and characters from the show. Look for Darth Vader lurking in the shadows.The photo below shows the new marquee as it was being installed just this morning at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.The … [Read more...]

New Wearables by Her Universe Offered at Star Wars Weekends 2011

Ashley Eckstein

Star WarsTM Fangirl Apparel from Her UniverseTM to be Offered for the First Time at Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme parkReturning to Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. as Celebrity Host of “The Clone Wars: Behind the Force,” actress Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: The Clone Wars) will also be bringing an all-new, unique range of Star Wars fangirl-focused products to the month-long event at Walt … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World Resort Gears Up for Summer Hiring


Walt Disney World Resort is gearing up for summer hiring by filling jobs for full-time, part-time and seasonal roles beginning April 30 with a week-long, online job fair.Through the website, prospective cast members can apply for diverse positions in the resort’s four theme parks, two water parks, Downtown Disney and 24 hotels.Opportunities are available in a variety of areas including quick service foods, lifeguards, merchandise, attractions and … [Read more...]

Register Now: Presenting Pixar Speaker Sessions at Pixar Weekend


To commemorate of the 25th anniversary of Pixar, the “Presenting Pixar” Speaker Session will be presented in World Showplace at Epcot® on May 14 – 15. These talks will give you an entertaining inside look at Pixar Animation Studios.Speakers will take the stage at the following times:Noon – Jay Ward: “Cars 101 – Inspiration for all of the CARacters you know and love” 2 p.m. – Jonas Rivera: “Pixar: Celebrating 25 Years of Animation” 4 p.m. – Michael Giacchino: “Behind the Music: A … [Read more...]

Night of Joy Stars Win Big at Dove Awards

We shared earlier about the lineup that will be performing at Night of Joy 2011. The “Headliners” at the official website are certainly worthy of the honor – newsboys, Jeremy Camp and Skillet on Sept. 9, 2011, and MercyMe, TobyMac and Jars of Clay on Sept. 10, 2011. But the headlines today belong to artists among the other 10 Night of Joy acts – particularly Francesca Battistelli and Chris August.Between them, Francesca and Chris have piled up six Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, … [Read more...]