‘Angry Birds Star Wars’ Launching Next Month

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"May the flock be with you......"  The wildly popular Angry Birds game franchise is coming to a galaxy far far away.  The next version of Angry Birds which will be released on November 8th will feature the characters, stories and settings of the "Star Wars" films.The game will feature the Angry Birds characters  transforming into Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca and other "Star Wars" characters. “Both 'Star Wars' and Angry Birds share the instant and irresistible appeal of hands-on fun," said … [Read more...]



Lucasfilm Announces Back-to-back 3D Releases for Star Wars Episodes II and III Fall 2013

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On the final day of Star Wars Celebration VI Lucasfilm let the cat out the bag regarding the future 3D releases of the Star Wars prequel films.Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox have announced the official release dates for the 3D theatrical launch of Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. Attendees at the closing ceremony for Star Wars Celebration VI, the franchise's massive fan event, learned that the epic movies that chronicle the … [Read more...]



Star Wars documentary ‘Chewie’ now in development

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 Peter Mayhew the actor behind Han's best friend Chewbacca!As reported by  Examiner.com - It was high on the 2011 "Black List of Unproduced Screenplays" and now it might be produced. It's "Chewie," which will tell the story of actor Peter Mayhew's life during the making of original 1977 "Star Wars" film, now known as "Episode IV: A New Hope."It's been reported that "Fanboys" director Kyle Newman is developing the film.The Black List described "Chewie" as follows:A satirical … [Read more...]



New Behind-the-Scenes Video Looks at Star Wars Weekends 2012

The 2012 edition of Star Wars Weekends takes place at Disney’s Hollywood Studios every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 18-June 10. (And yes, we know that we add an extra day to the official definition of “weekend,” but when Darth Vader requests a three-day weekend, we don’t argue.)Today, we are pleased to debut two new videos that will take you behind the scenes a bit to show some of the fun we have putting the event together. Conceptualized by the talented team at Disney’s Yellow Shoes … [Read more...]



Star Wars Weekends Returns to the Walt Disney World Galaxy in May 2012

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Star Wars Weekends returns to the Walt Disney World Resort during May and June 2012, as Disney’s Hollywood Studios celebrates the Star Wars film saga and the hit animated television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.The annual special event, included in regular theme park admission, will be held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 18-June 10, 2012.The power of the Force and magic of Disney combine as plenty of out-of-this-world characters – including Wookiees, droids, Ewoks, bounty … [Read more...]