Tag Archives: Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disney’s Hollywood Studios: A Theme Park in Search of a Theme

“The world you have entered was created by the Walt Disney Company and is dedicated to Hollywood  — not a place on a map but a state of mind that exists wherever people dream and wonder and imagine — a place where illusion and reality are fused by technological magic.  We welcome you to a Hollywood […]

Disney Research’s Robot Study Could Have Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Applications

As development of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is underway, the scientists at Disney Research are trying to figure out exactly what type of “droids you’re looking for.”  An increased interest in a robotic presence in the parks has arisen, and Disney Research is trying to determine not only how humans might perceive robots they interact […]

Creators Send a Message About Technology at 2018 TEA Thea Awards

The Disneyland Hotel hosted this year’s Thea Awards, presented by the Themed Entertainment Association, in which 800 artists gathered to celebrate the latest and greatest creations in the industry. While it came as no surprise that Disney attractions Pandora – World of AVATAR at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout! at Disney California […]

Could New Disney ‘Project H’ Permits Be for Upcoming Star Wars Hotel Location?

Two permits have just been filed with the state by Walt Disney Imagineering regarding a previously unused plot of land near Disney’s Hollywood Studios that is being referenced under the name “Project H.” Although no information was provided as to the eventual use of the land, this could be a potential location for the new […]

Disney Releases On-Ride Image from Millennium Falcon Attraction

NVIDIA, who is working with Walt Disney Imagineering on the new Millennium Falcon attraction for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, has released a brief glimpse at what guests will see while on the attraction when it opens in 2019. A picture taken from a video sequence created by ILMxLAB shows the detail and immersion that the […]

Disney Rumor Round Up March 2018

Welcome to the March 2018 edition of Disney Rumor Round Up! You can check out the February 2018 installment here.  Disclaimer: any rumors mentioned in this article are not confirmed by Disney and may not ever happen. Magic Kingdom (Photo courtesy of @ShowcaseWishes on Twitter) As mentioned in the last Rumor Round Up, the focus […]

Upcoming Star Wars Novel Revolves Around the Galaxy’s Edge Planet, Batuu

Leading up to its 2019 debut in both Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland Park, it seems details about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and the planet it is set on will continue to be released incrementally. Some new information, though, may be coming from a less mainstream source than the usual press releases and convention announcements — […]

Disney Shares Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Construction Flyover Video

The Disney Parks Blog has shared a new video that includes a flyover of the construction site for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Park. Construction is in full-force for the new land coming to both Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. Galaxy’s Edge will transport guests to the planet of Batuu, […]

Lucasfilm Registers Trademarks for New Title – ‘Star Wars Resistance’

With a seemingly never-ending slate of upcoming projects in the works, it is going to be quite a task to discern exactly what four new trademark applications filed by Lucasfilm for Star Wars Resistance are referring to. Poster Jayson on Yakface.com recently came across four new trademarks under the same title which reference a vast […]

New Animated Rendering of Star Wars-Inspired Hotel Rooms and New Photos From Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

In a special conference going on at the Walt Disney World Resort, Bob Chapek, Chairman Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, presented the first look at new photos from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge that showcases Imagineers taking a look at the Millenium Falcon (above) and an under development X-wing Starfighter (below)! In addition to the photos, […]