The Process of Restoring Star Wars for Blu-ray

StarWars.com has got a great article about the process of restoring the Star Wars saga for Blu-ray. It's interesting to see how the films have progressed from its initial theatrical release, Laserdisc, VHS, DVD and now Blu-ray."When they did the transfer from film for the previous DVD, they wanted to make sure they got rid of frame edges, artifacts, splices or what have you," says Dorne Huebler, an Associate Visual Effects Supervisor at ILM involved in the Blu-ray restoration. "So they were … [Read more...]



Exclusive Printables on Disney’s Star Tours Site

Disney.com’s Star Tours website will be releasing exclusive Star Tours printables for fans to download. Stormtroopers and Jedi alike can now visit the Star Tours destination page to download and print a Star Tours poster to hang inside their Starspeeder 1000s. Fans can also access an exclusive Disney.com Vinylmation Star Wars™ iron-on to help spruce up their intergalactic wardrobe and accessories. Be on the lookout for Star Tours coloring pages to help entertain the young padawans in the family … [Read more...]



New Star Tours Printables Available Exclusively on Disney.com

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Disney.com’s Star Tours online destination will be releasing exclusive Star Tours printables for fans to download.  Stormtroopers and Jedis alike can now visit the Star Tours destination page to download and print a Star Tours poster to hang inside their Starspeeder 1000s. Fans can also access an exclusive Disney.com Vinylmation Star Wars™ iron-on to help spruce up their intergalactic wardrobe and accessories. Next week, Disney.com will release Star Tours coloring pages to help entertain the … [Read more...]



Billy Dee Williams, the King of Cool, is a HUGE Disney Fan

You may know Billy Dee Williams from his portrail of the sly gambler, Lando Calrissian in the original Star Wars trilogy. What you may not know is that he is an accomplished artist and Disney fan. I recently had a chance to chat with Willams for a press event promotion the upcoming 2011 D23 Expo where spoke about Star Wars and art.Now that Star Tours - The Adventures Continue Billy Dee has heard nothing but great things about the attraction and hopes to check it out soon. He believes his … [Read more...]



Disney Character News and Rumors for August 2011

It has been a pretty quiet month for character news on Character Central but I am sure as we move into the fall and get closer to Halloween (Mickey's No So Scary Halloween Party) and Christmas (Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party) we will be hearing more! Walt Disney WorldTink and her fairy friends have moved to their new home in the Adventureland Veranda which is now named Tinker Bell's Magical Nook. Currently two fairies at a time are meeting and it normally consists of Tink + either … [Read more...]