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Disneyland’s Galaxy’s Edge expands Jan 17th! Are We Ready for It?

14 Jan

By Ed Sum
(The Vintage Tempest)

These are not the lightsabers I’m looking for. After the excitement of seeing the final film of the cinematic Star Wars saga, the excitement and fervor of wanting to hop the next plane to Anaheim to enjoy Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland is half and half.

According to CNBC:

…more guests will flock to the two lands after the opening of the Rise of the Resistance ride. The ride will open in Orlando on Dec 5 And in Anaheim on Jan 17.

This new combination coaster and live action show will be crazy. Those who want to be on this ride already bought their tickets for the queue, and I can’t simply travel down on a whim and expect to get in on that day. I know this performance theatre experience puts Universal Studios’ T2 3-D: Battle Across Time from years ago to shame. It’s sad that park attraction shut down.

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D23 Reveals Star Wars-Themed Land

15 Aug

By James Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

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Chairman and Disney CEO Bob Iger announced earlier today at the Disney Expo that Disney will be building a 14-acre space dedicated to the Star Wars licensing. The new attraction will be found at both Disney’s Orlando, Florida and Anaheim, California theme parks.

Both additions will allow fans to be immersed in a whole planet populated by droids, humanoids and aliens. Visitors will be able to see a life-sized Millennium Falcon and the Mos Eisley Cantina. Each store and restaurant in the Star Wars land

Have a look at the concept art.

The Marvel Experience Road Tour!

26 Aug

By Ed Sum

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The term, “Make Mine Marvel!” is going to be more factual than anybody can expect. Marvel Entertainment announced that a traveling show is expected to begin in 2014, and this attraction will be a first-person experience that fans can step into. They will become part of the action.

“The dynamic creative elements we’re developing are going to enable anyone to feel like a superhero like Spider-Man or Captain America,” says Rick Licht, chief executive officer, Hero Ventures in a press release.

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