Former Universal Studios creative director suing Disney over Rise of the Resistance ride system
This rendering released by Disney and Lucasfilm shows people on the planned Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance attraction, part of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. The 14-acre area set to open this summer at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, then in the fall at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida. (Disney Parks/Lucasfilm via AP)This rendering released by Disney and Lucasfilm shows people on the planned Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance attraction, part of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. (Disney Parks/Lucasfilm via AP)ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The former creative director at Universal Studios is suing Walt Disney World. The lawsuit alleges that Disney stole his idea when it created Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at both Disney’s Hollywood Studios and at Disneyland in California.wftv.com
May the spork be with you: Disney is selling utensils for how much?
– Disney has brought back its popular metal sporks at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. But there’s a catch. The utensils were previously used at Disneyland California’s new Star Wars-themed restaurants, but company said so many people were stealing them, they now have to charge their guests. The metal sporks come with a souvenir bag and cost $11. May the spork be with you!
These were the top 5 surprises from the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge preview
[RELATED: How to leave Galaxy's Edge with profile-worthy photos | 4 insider 'Easter eggs' you'll want to find inside 'Star Wars': Galaxy's Edge]"This is your own 'Star Wars' adventure," said Scott Mallwitz, executive creative director for Walt Disney World Imagineering. Build lightsabersBuild your own lightsaber at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge in Disney's Hollywood Studios. Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance sneak peekDisney releases first image of "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance" opening at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Dec. 5 at Disneys Hollywood Studios. (Image: @DisneyParks)On Dec. 5, Rise of the Resistance ride will open at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios. [MORE: Get bird's-eye view of 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' | Disney World announces opening date for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ride]For all other Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge content, visit ClickOrlando.com/ThemeParks.
New Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' trailer released days before Star Wars land opening
There's less than 120 days until "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" premieres. Disney fueled more excitement for the film by releasing a new trailer from its D23 convention. The trailer's description on YouTube said, "The story of a generation comes to an end." The release of this trailer comes just days before Disney World opens "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge" at Hollywood Studios. Between the movie trailer and theme park land opening, "Star Wars" fans, it's your week.
Get bird's-eye view of 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge'
DisneyORLANDO, Fla. - Disney guests can soon travel to the edge of the galaxy. The theme park's blog released a bird's eye view of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Wednesday, as part of their countdown to the grand opening. Viewers can get a full look at Batuu, taking in the landscape from a vantage point guests won't get anywhere else. Guests can soon get their own galactic experience at Batuu and enjoy Star Wars-inspired goods and beverages, and maybe even create their own lightsaber. Before you ready your lightsabers or join the resistance, check out our beginner's guide to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.
Orlando-area kids get sneak peek at Disney's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge
ORLANDO, Fla. - In just three weeks, Disney World will officially open its latest project, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. [RELATED: A beginner's guide to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge | Heres how to stay busy while you wait in line at Star Wars Galaxys Edge]"It made me feel like a celebrity," Gary said. Galaxy's Edge gives parkgoers a look inside Batuu, a planet in the Star Wars galaxy, featuring a new attraction: Millennium Falcon: Smuggler's Run. Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge spans 14 acres and cost the company $1 billion. Rise of the Resistance, the second attraction coming to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, is set to open Dec. 5, the same day as Walt Disney's birthday.
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is running out of lightsabers, kyber crystals and droid parts, but there's still plenty of souvenirs to bring home from Batuu
The shelves at Disney's new theme park land Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge in California aren't bare, but there are a few items you won't be able to get your hands on right away. The Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu is a mecca for Star Wars fans. Here fans can immerse themselves in the Star Wars universe by building their own lightsabers and droids, sipping on some blue milk and aligning themselves with the Resistance or the First Order. Kyber crystals, the power source for custom lightsabers, that are sold in canisters have completely sold out. Kyber crystals are also still available for the custom lightsaber building experience at Savi's Workshop.cnbc.com