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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ to be Released on December 18, 2015

It's a happy day in the Star Wars galaxy. Fans finally received the news they've been waiting for - the next installment in the film franchise finally has an official release date - December 18, 2015.

This release date will mark the first time a Star Wars movie will not opened in May. It also is the same day that Avatar was released in 2009.

Disney Parks & Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs Comments on ‘Star Wars’ Rumors

We've all heard the 'Star Wars' rumors floating about the galaxy recently - that Disney is building Star Wars Land at Hollywood Studios, that there is going to be a Mos Eisely-themed restaurant in the area, and that Star Tours could get an overhaul in connection with the project.

New D-Tech Me Experience Debuts During Star Wars Weekends

Last year's D-Tech Me introduced the Carbon Freeze Me experience, inspired by that fateful scene in Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back when Han Solo is frozen in carbonite. This year guests can choose from the "cast yourself in carbonite" option or choose the new Stormtrooper experience.

New Locations for Star Wars Droid Factories

Star Wars fans now have two more places to build their very own droid. During last year's Star Wars Weekends, guests were introduced to the "build your own droid" experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios at Tatooine Traders (where droids are still being built today). And now that experience is also available at the Downtown Disney Marketplace and in Disneyland.

Disney Closes LucasArts

Disney has announced that they will be shuttering LucasArts, the development and publishing arm for interactive entertainment software. The move is a strategic shift "from an internal development to a licensing model" that will hopefully bring in successful new development partners. Sadly, with this closure there have been lay offs for approximately 150 LucasArts employees.

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Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire At The VOID Disney Springs

With all the excitement over the Grand Opening of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opening up, it seems like a great time to mention that Disney's Hollywood Studios isn't the only place with fun adventures in the Star Wars Universe. The VOID at Disney Springs is a truly fascinating virtual reality experience that can put you right in the center of the action.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday August 30, 2019

It's been a busy week for news about the Walt Disney World Resort, at D23 we got a peek of what the Reimagined Epcot will look like, while Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opened! It's a good time to be a Disney fan, so read on and make sure you haven't missed a thing. Before I start with the theme park news though I want to remind folks that it is hurricane season.

A Smashing Disney Movie Line-Up For 2019

It's a big year for Disney Movie fans with the company turning out a slate of big titled films for 2019 that would, that is sure to fill seats in droves. Comic fans are excited to see titles such as Avengers: Endgame, as well as the highly anticipated Captain Marvel that move us into a whole new phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Family theater goers are sure to feel nostalgic with titles such as Dumbo, The Lion King, and Toy Story 4. Then, of course, there is the sure to be blockbuster at the end of the year Star Wars: Episode IX.

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” Opens In Theaters May 25

A brand new official trailer just released for "Solo: A Star Wars Story" and I'm a little bit giddy. I'll admit, I like Star Wars well enough, but it's not really my thing. However - this movie has me intrigued in a way that previous ones haven't. Perhaps it's just because I like pirates, and Han Solo has the whole bad boy space pirate thing going on.

Tickets On Sale Now For The Star Wars: Galactic Nights at Disney Hollywood Studios

Grab your lightsabers and take a side because tickets are now on sale for the May 27, 2018 return of Star Wars: Galactic Nights at Disney's Hollywood Studios. This one night only event celebrates the entire Star Wars saga with entertainment that puts Guests at the center of the Galaxy.

Disney Luxury Goods For Him This Valentines Day

When I cover designer Disney goods it's usually Coach, Dooney and Bourke, or even PANDORA, but not today. Today it's all about exceptional gifts for him from the extraordinary Paris-based designer S.T. Dupont. Known for leather goods and fine accessories, Disney has combined with has partnered with them for stunning limited edition collections inspired by iconic characters. This partnership gives Disney fans the perfect opportunity for some significant Valentine's Day shopping.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Gift Guide

Is the force strong in your family? Is the most exciting thing about this holiday season for you the long awaited release of Star Wars" The Last Jedi? Well if this sounds a lot like you, then we've got a gift guide that will deliver a whole galaxy of fun.

View Galactic Treasures At Star Wars Launch Bay

I've been meaning to write a post about Star Wars Launch Bay for quite awhile now, however there is so much great stuff packed into this space it was hard to know where to start. So - I'm going to let my camera do most of the talking on this one. I hope you enjoy this small peak into this intriguing Star Wars experience currently at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Galactic Mother's Day Gifts For Star Wars Loving Moms

Still thinking of the perfect gift for your Disney loving mom? Last week we had some sensational suggestions for classic gifts, but if you're mom is more galactic hero than perfect princess, take a look at the great gifts below. Go Rogue in style with this Rebel vs. Empire Twill and Vegan Leather Handbag, Wallet, and Lightweight Scarf. No one will doubt that mom is a fashion force, and she'll fit right in when meeting up with the other double agents for tea.

Personalized Name Tags For The Star Wars Fan In Your Life

I love shopping my way through Walt Disney World, and no matter who I go with, my family always looks forward to me bringing back great gifts. On my last trip I found a fantastic personalized gift for the Star Wars fans on my list - Star Wars Name Tags.