“I AM NUMBER FOUR” Q&A with ILM VFX Supervisor Bill George

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Sorcerer Radio air-talent Eric Allen recently had the opportunity to chat with Bill George of ILM (Industrial Light & Magic) about his involvement in the film "I Am Number Four" as well as "Star Tours - The Adventure Continues." Read on for fantastic details about his incredible career and projects.Bill George joined Industrial Light & Magic in 1981. Since then, he has worked as model shop supervisor, art director, matte painter, commercial director, and visual effects … [Read more...]





Star Tours – The Adventures Continue Opening at Disneyland (video)

Aljon was able to capture Disney's live coverage of the grand opening ceremony of Star Tours - The Adventures Continue from the Disneyland Resort. Now you can relive it! Check out the video footage at this LINK courtesy of Jedi Mouseketeer and WDW After Dark of the Sorcerer Radio Network. Related articlesAshley Eckstein Quizzes Fans Promoting 'Star Tours - The Adventures Continue' (chipandco.com) Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Brings Star Wars Thrills in 3-D to Disneyland Park … [Read more...]





2011 Star Wars Weekends Merchandise

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With the opening of Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, Star Wars Weekends 2011 at Disney Hollywood Studios has a larger footprint than ever before.  The Hyperspace Hoopla has moved to the sorcerer hat stage, and special event merchandise has found a new home in a huge tent located in the courtyard beyond the Rock-n-Roller Coaster.This new merchandise location, dubbed Jabba's Hutt, provides a general shopping area dedicated to event merchandise as well as the usual queue for limited … [Read more...]





Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Brings Star Wars Thrills in 3-D to Disneyland Park

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The power of the Force and the magic of Disney have combined to create Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, a new 3-D attraction set to open at Disneyland park on June 3, 2011. The attraction also opened at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on May 20, 2011.Based on the Star WarsTM films, Star Tours will take Walt Disney World Resort guests to multiple Star Wars destinations where they will interact with characters from throughout the Saga. And it will all be … [Read more...]





A Look back: Official Star Tours Meet

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Star Tours: The Adventures Continue (AKA Star Tours 2.0) kicked off on May 20, 2011 with hearty fanfare and excitement.  Its inauguration kicked off Star War Weekends 2011 at Disney Hollywood Studios, underscoring the expansion of the event's footprint and perhaps foreshadowing further future expansions of the Star Wars Universe into the Disney park.The launch of Star Tours also represented a landmark in the Disney Parks continuing interaction with fans.  For the first time, Disney offered … [Read more...]