Star Wars by Stride Rite Trilogy Of The Lights Collection Offers Unique Light-up Technology

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Stride Rite®, the leader in premium children’s footwear, today announced the introduction of its Star Wars™ by Stride Rite® Trilogy of the Lights, an epic collection of sneakers with unique light-up technology only available through the innovation of Stride Rite.The collection features three sneaker styles inspired by Star Wars characters and lore, each with its own unique light-up technology.The Morphing Lightsaber™ sneaker features Push to Change light-up technology and puts the power … [Read more...]



Buzz About Harrison Ford’s Possible Return as Star Wars’ Han Solo

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The internet is buzzing about the reports of Harrison Ford reprising his role as galactic smuggler turned good-guy, Han Solo for another trip back to a galaxy far, far away.A video report from Fox News Latino surfaced today with an interview with Latino-Review.com's El Mayimbe with word that Ford will indeed play Han Solo in an upcoming Star Wars film. Ford has stated in recent weeks that he is open to the possibility of playing Han again for a future Star Wars movie.This story has NOT … [Read more...]



Star Wars Weekends Returns to the Disney’s Hollywood Studios Galaxy in May and June

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Star Wars Weekends, the Force-filled, fun-fest that takes place annually at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, returns to the Walt Disney World Resort galaxy every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 17-June 9, 2013.A celebration of all-things-Star Wars, the special event is included in regular park admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.Among the features: a special Star Wars-themed parade, appearances by Star Wars celebrities, special additions to Jedi Training Academy, a Star Wars-themed … [Read more...]



Bob Iger Talks to CNBC About ESPN, Disney Parks and the Future of Star Wars

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Here is a video clip of Walt Disney CEO, Bob Iger discussing the latest financial results discussed in a recent shareholder conference call. In it he discusses  the operating income at ESPN in a decline offset by higher affiliate revenue. "In ESPN's case, we had the largest program cost increase for the year in the quarter that we just announced," Iger said. "We have new distribution deals coming online, but the revenue from those deals won't hit until the second quarter... ESPN is running in … [Read more...]



Disney to Exapand Star Wars Mythos with Standalone Films

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Last night in an interview with CNBC Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger confirmed that work is currently underway to expand the Star Wars franchise by creating  standalone films. The lends credence to rumors of a Yoda, Han Solo and Boba Fett solo adventures, however there are no confirmations from Disney or Lucasfilm regarding characters or what era of the saga they will be producing. It does look like they will be shooting the new trilogy as well as these standalone films at the same time which … [Read more...]