Category Archive: Star Wars

Mar 16

Star Wars-Themed Lands Come To Life as Construction Progresses at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts

From George Savvas, Public Relations Director, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. We’re excited to share an update today on the progress of the Star Wars-themed lands being created at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts! As you may know, these two new immersive lands will transport guests to a never-before-seen planet, a …

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Mar 09

Everything You Need To Know About Star Wars: Galactic Nights Happening April 14

From Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Will you join us on April 14 for the first-ever Star Wars: Galactic Nights event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios? More details were just shared on this new Hollywood-inspired special evening, which will include celebrity chats, behind-the-scenes looks, attractions and …

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Feb 24

Star Wars Ships coin collection launches with famous Millennium Falcon

NZ Mint is thrilled to bring you the first release in our Star Wars Ships coin collection, the famous YT-1300 Millennium FalconTM. The collection will feature some of the most significant and recognizable ships from the Star Wars movies. This special first release is a coloured and engraved coin, featuring part of the design blueprint …

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Feb 23

HAN SOLO – A NEW STAR WARS STORY BEGINS PRODUCTION!!!

In case you missed it, the other day a photo started floating around the internet of one of the first photos taken from the set of the new Han Solo film as production has started!! The adventure-filled past of the iconic scoundrel and everyone’s favorite Wookiee is going before cameras this month when principal photography …

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Feb 19

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Not What You May Think

On January 23, 2017, the title for Episode VIII was finally revealed to Star Wars fans everywhere: The Last Jedi. This title led to so much speculation, was Luke the last Jedi?  Was Rey?  Someone else??  The rumors start flowing and speculation rises.  Some have even taken the title from Episode VII and combined it …

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Feb 16

BB-8 To Greet Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios This Spring

From Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will have more Star Wars fun to look forward to this spring when BB-8, the loyal droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, begins character greetings at the park’s Star Wars Launch Bay. BB-8 …

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Feb 07

New Zealand Mint Presents Star Wars Classic – Luke Skywalker

The New Zealand Mint is presenting a brand new coin that is sure to be a favorite amongst Star Wars fans everywhere.  This new coin is available in both Gold and Silver.  The size of the Silver coin is 1 oz and the Gold is available in both 1 oz and 1/4 oz size. Star …

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Jan 29

Star Wars: A New Hope Look Back

Before we had a beta or VHS machine and every movie was available to rent or buy, I remember that in the early 80’s HBO showed the original Star Wars what seemed like every day for months and months.  Being the Star Wars fan I was, I watched it every single time I saw it …

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