Posts Tagged ‘Disney’

New Star Wars Attractions For Disney Theme Parks To Be Revealed Next Year
05 Aug. 2014

New Star Wars Attractions For Disney Theme Parks To Be Revealed Next Year


In an article over at Variety, Disney CEO Bob Iger stated during a conference call that they have plans for “a far greater ‘Star Wars’ presence” for their theme parks in the future, saying we should hear more about those plans next year. Here is the report from Variety: We’ve been hearing rumors about new […]

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Episode 38: The Newcomers
12 Jun. 2014

Episode 38: The Newcomers


It’s been an incredibly busy past couple of weeks packed with Star Wars news! Kyle and Tim are back to discuss some big new additions to the cast of Episode VII, some new photos from the set, and some much-anticipated new details about Star Wars Battlefront from E3. Plus, we’ve got updates on the standalone […]

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Lucasfilm Hires Tony To As Head Of Production & Development
06 Jun. 2014

Lucasfilm Hires Tony To As Head Of Production & Development


It was announced today that former Walt Disney Studios executive Tony To has now joined Lucasfilm as their new head of production and development. In a report from Variety, they say that Tony To will oversee all live-action and animation projects, as well as overseeing the work being done at ILM and Skywalker Sound. The […]

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31 May. 2014

Video Interview With The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight Author Tony DiTerlizzi


Back in April it was announced that Lucasfilm and Disney Publishing would be releasing four new Star Wars books geared towards young readers to help introduce to them the original trilogy. One of those books announced was titled “The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight,” which uses Ralph McQuarrie’s original concept art to tell the […]

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Bob Iger Gives Updates On Future Star Wars Films
06 May. 2014

Bob Iger Gives Updates On Future Star Wars Films


Today during an earnings conference call, Disney’s Bob Iger gave some updates on not only Episode VII, but the planned release schedule for Episodes VIII and IX, as well as the standalone films. Here is what Bob Iger had to say during the conference call from Jedi News: So if Disney’s plan holds true, we […]

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Star Wars Journeys: A New Series Of Star Wars Apps Announced
01 May. 2014

Star Wars Journeys: A New Series Of Star Wars Apps Announced


Disney Publishing Worldwide has announced the release of a series of cool new Star Wars apps called Star Wars Journeys! These series of apps will give fans a new way to experience the saga with the app’s interactive storytelling and episodic content for all six films. The first one is available now, which focuses on […]

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Episode 35: The Stars of Star Wars
01 May. 2014

Episode 35: The Stars of Star Wars


After months of anticipation and speculation, the main cast members for Star Wars Episode VII have finally been revealed! Your hosts Kyle and Tim are back with another giant episode to give their reactions to the big announcement, plus share their thoughts on the recent big changes to the Expanded Universe, and get excited about […]

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The Process Of The Episode VII Casting
30 Apr. 2014

The Process Of The Episode VII Casting


I’m sure most fans are still feeling excited about the Episode VII casting announcement we got yesterday, and now The Hollywood Reporter has posted an interesting story that gives us some more insight into how the casting process went for J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy in selecting the actors for the movie. Here is a […]

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RUMOR: A Report From Deadline On The Episode VII Cast & Harrison Ford’s Role
29 Apr. 2014

RUMOR: A Report From Deadline On The Episode VII Cast & Harrison Ford’s Role


As April is about to come to a close, and we enter the month of when Episode VII starts shooting, it’s only a matter of time now before we get the casting announcement for the movie. Well before we get that official announcement, Deadline is reporting some new information on which four actors may have […]

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