Vi Moradi Batuu

Explore Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Through the Black Spire Novel

By Zach Johnson Your own adventure awaits in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge—but in Delilah S. Dawson’s new novel Black Spire, it’s all about Vi Moradi’s exploits on the planet Batuu. The story explains how the Resistance and the First Order came to inhabit the remote outpost planet and reveals why the First Order is keen …

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Cri-kee from Mulan

9 Disney Good Luck Charms to Keep in Mind on Saint Patrick’s Day

By Megan Deppe Even the most thrilling adventures benefit from a little good fortune, and Disney movies abound with good luck charms that have given our heroes an extra boost on their journeys. With Saint Patrick’s Day just around the corner, you may want to seek out one of these talismans (to pair with your …

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Mark Hamill on Jedi Day

The Force is Strong in Hollywood for Mark Hamill

By Megan Deppe Tatooine may have two suns, but Hollywood has all the stars—and Disney Legend Mark Hamill is about to receive his very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, today at 11:30 a.m. PT. Two of Hamill’s friends from a galaxy far, far away, Harrison Ford and George Lucas, will be in …

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Achieving Realistic Visual Effects in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

By Jim Frye Ever since George Lucas established Industrial Light & Magic to create the ahead-of-their-time special effects for the very first Star Wars film back in 1975, innovative visual effects have been a hallmark of these movies. Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the latest tale in the mythic Skywalker saga, continues this tradition, having …

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Oscars 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Oscar® Sunday

By Beth Deitchman Attention movie fans and Disney fans, alike! We’re just days away from the 90th Oscars®, which will be broadcast live on ABC this Sunday, March 4. You have mere days to finish watching all of the nominated films—conveniently, Disney•Pixar’s Coco became available on Blu-ray™ and Digital just this week for you to …

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Black Panther, Descendants 3, and Incredibles 2 —Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter Find out how to meet the king of Wakanda, and learn about the Descendants “trequel” and the return of Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl … See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs! Here’s Your Chance to Meet Black Panther Last week’s debut of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther …

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Disney Oscar nominations

Congratulations to Disney’s Just-Announced Oscar Nominees!

By D23 Team Nominations for the 90th Oscars® were announced this morning and members of the Academy are more than “un poco loco” for Disney•Pixar’s Coco, which follows up its recent Golden Globe® win with a nomination in the Animated Feature Film category. Coco’s signature ballad, “Remember Me,” was also nominated for Original Song. Disney …

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi premieres around the world

The Last Jedi is an Unstoppable Force Around the World

By D23 Team How many times have you seen Star Wars: The Last Jedi so far? We simply can’t get enough of the blockbuster film and its stellar cast and creative team. They’ve gone nearly all around the galaxy in celebration of the film, so we’ve put together a collection of some of our favorite …

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Disney Year in Review

Every Epic Disney Thing that Happened in 2017

By D23 Team As 2017 draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back at some of the most magical Disney memories from this past year. We experienced brand-new immersive attractions at Disney parks around the world, and we were thrilled by blockbuster feature debuts at multiplexes close to home. The last 12 …

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