I know I’m not the only one incredibly excited for the new Star Tours to open up this May. Peter has been all over it, posting videos, photos and more and now Disney has announced the full list of characters who will appear before, and during, the brand new version of the ride. How they’re going to fit all of these people into just a few minutes is beyond me, but it’s going to be exciting to find out. The updated ride opens on May 10th 2011 in Disneyland in Anaheim and May 20th 2011 in Walt Disney World in Orlando. Check out the character list, and more, after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, January 20th, 2011 by Peter Sciretta
Disney has finally announced that the new Star Wars’ Star Tours: The Adventures Continue attraction will open at its Hollywood Studios theme park at Walt Disney World resort on May 20th 2011.
Also, LucasFilm has finally disclosed the release date of the upcoming Star Wars Blu-Rays. When the sets were announced, we were told “September 2011,” but not an actual day. We now know that the sets will arrive on September 27th 2011.
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Posted on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 by Peter Sciretta
Disney is planning to relaunch the Star Wars ride Star Tours with a new 3D version officially titled Star Tours: The Adventures Continue on May 10th 2011 in Disneyland in Anaheim and May 17th 2011 in Walt Disney World in Orlando. Not much is known about the new ride other than it will include locations and characters from both the original trilogy (Chewbacca, c-3PO, R2-D2, Aqualish. Bith, Rodians, etc) and prequel trilogy (like Naboo citizens and Geonosians) as it takes place after the events of Revenge of the Sith and before A New Hope.We’ve also previously reported that one action sequence will feature the Star Tours vehicle is now going to be chased by Boba Fett, and Admiral Ackbar holographically communicates with the passengers.
It was originally revealed that the StarSpeeder 1000 series spacecraft would be flown using one of the latest AC-series Tour Droids, a new character named Ace. Well it turns out that might not be the complete story. A character we know and love from the original Star Wars trilogy is set to appear on board as the pilot of Starspeeder 1000…