Building a Disney Star Wars Weekends Ad

Here is a very cool video how Yellow Shoes Creative Group creates the Star Wars Weekends ads you see on the internet:Each year, our Yellow Shoes Creative Group creates a series of unique Star Wars Weekends ads featuring characters in settings like they’ve never been seen before – and this year is no exception. One of my favorites puts General Grievous on Sunset Boulevard. But look closely…sharp-eyed Disney Parks Blog readers will be able to spot some details in the image that do not … [Read more...]

Disneyland & Disneyworld Star Tours set to close early

On May 13, Disney Parks announced it will close Disneyland’s Star Tours attraction earlier than expected at both the Disneyland and Walt Disney World theme parks. The Star Tours rides will re-open sometime in 2011 as a "reimagined" ride.Disneyland’s last day for Star Tours, which is located in the Tomorrowland part of the theme park, will be July 27, 2010. The last day for the Walt Disney World version of the attraction, which is housed at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, will be Sept. 8, … [Read more...]

2010 Star Wars Weekends – Funny Advertising Photos

Star Wars Weekends is an annual special event at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park that celebrates the epic space-fantasy Star Wars Saga and the new animated television series The Clone Wars. Join Jedi Masters, Sith Lords and Star Wars celebrities for special shows, presentations and memorabilia.Fans of the Star Wars universe don't have to travel to "a galaxy far, far away" to come face to face with droids, alien creatures and many of their favorite Star Wars … [Read more...]

The Fastest and Funniest LEGO Star Wars story ever told

The original Star Wars saga as told by a kid with one heck of a LEGO collection. Very cool and very fast video! … [Read more...]

Star Wars & Marvel Characters Come to the Rescue in Comicbook Store Robbery

A comic book store owner dressed as Spider-Man became a real superhero for the day when he caught an alleged thief trying to steal an X-Men omnibus. I love the part where they talk about Star Wars Jedi Knights blocking the door. I can just see them now!Michael Baulderstone, 45, was dressed as Spider-Man as part of a fancy dress open day at comic Centre in Adelaide, Australia, confronted the man when he claims he spotted him taking the £100 book.Security tapes show Mr … [Read more...]

Star Wars Weekends Brings Sci-Fi Saga to Life at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Jedis, Wookiees and Ewoks, Oh My!Once again, the power of the Force and the magic of Disney combine in May and June for Star Wars Weekends, a sci-fi fan-fest inspired by the popular film saga. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 21-June 13, 2010, Disney’s Hollywood Studios becomes the galaxy’s home for out-of-this-world characters including Sith, Bith, droids, bounty hunters, Twi’leks and Rodians.Dates are May 21-23, May 28-30, June 4-6 and June 11-13. This year’s event will … [Read more...]

Disney Characters as Star Wars Action Figures

This is the fourth series of Disney Characters “dressed as” Star Wars Characters. These action figures are fully articulated and come with detailed accessories that would impress the most gregarious Wookiee.The collection includes:Mickey Mouse as Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight. Mickey comes packaged with a translucent green lightsaber Minnie Mouse as Princess Leia in Boushh disguise. Minnie is equipped with an accessory helmet, staff, and thermal detonator (a must when sneaking … [Read more...]

Disney Cast Member Figure Part of New ‘Star Tours’ Set

How cool would that be? Disney Park Blog shares with us this upcoming release that I am sure will find its way into my collection. Disney & Hasbro will release a commemorative set of figures from the original Star Tours boarding party, featuring Star Tours Officer, Kaink, Teek, Ree-Yees and Chewbacca. Ree-Yees will include a custom 3-eye camera as seen in the Star Tours pre-boarding video.The Disney Cast Member will be introduced as the Star Tours officer when the set launches in May … [Read more...]

Jedi Mickey’s Own Droid Available April 2010

The creative “forces” at Disney and Lucasfilm are proud to announce an all-new character coming to the Disney Parks in April 2010. Every Star Wars Jedi Knight needs his own Astromech Droid, and Jedi Mickey is no exception. This spring you can find Jedi Mickey’s own droid, R2-MK, exclusively at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts.For those with a sharp eye, a prototype of this new figure has been visible for many months in The Disneyland Story in the lobby of the Main Street Opera … [Read more...]

Star Wars Weekends 2010 Dates Announced

News just in concerning Star Wars Weekends 2010…we’ve confirmed dates for the annual event held at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park. Here are the weekends:May 21 – 23 May 28 – 30 June 4 – 6 June 11 – 13If you’ve never been, Star Wars Weekends is an annual event that celebrates the space-fantasy Star Wars Saga and the animated TV series The Clone Wars. There are special shows, presentations and memorabilia. We’re told Disney Park guests can expect a lot of … [Read more...]