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12 Disney Mentors Who Inspire Us to Greatness

By Megan Deppe

Walt Disney once said, “Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children,” and entertainment that inspires both children and adults is part of his enduring legacy. So many beloved Disney films have featured mentors who’ve taught their mentees—and us!—very important lessons. After all, where would Hercules be if Phil hadn’t taught…

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Black Panther’s New Trailer and Coco’s Big Win—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

See the new trailer for Marvel Studios’ latest, and celebrate Coco’s Golden Globe win with its filmmakers… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Another Thrilling Look at Marvel Studios’ Black Panther

We’re about a month out from the huge premiere of Marvel Studios’ Black…

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Star Wars Secrets of the Empire

Go Inside The VOID With the New Star Wars™: Secrets of the Empire Experience

By Jim Frye

Cue composer John Williams’ most-famous fanfare, because there’s never been a better time to be a Star Wars fan. A wealth of new and future films, TV shows, fan events, and theme park attractions based on their favorite far-away galaxy is enough to make a Gundark giddy. These include the recently released blockbuster film Star Wars: The Last Jedi and…

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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 moments from their travels. These are The Last Jedi photos you’re…

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Find Your Inner Jedi Through the Force of This Quiz!

By D23 Team

Let’s face it, we’ve all imagined what it might be like to put on the robe of a Jedi and wield a lightsaber of our very own. And, from time to time, we may have even tried to summon the television remote without getting off the couch, using only the power of the Force. In a different world—or perhaps in a galaxy far, far away—we would all be Jedi…

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D23’s 2017 Year in Review

By D23 Team

It’s been an exciting year to be a Disney fan, and an even more awesome year to be a D23 Member! Take a look at a few 2017 D23 highlights below––we’ll see you in the new year with even more magic!

January: Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men
After taking D23 Gold Members behind the desk of Walt Disney in 2016, the 2017 D23 Gold Member gift…

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How The Last Jedi Costume Designer Created the Canto Bight Scene

By Jim Frye

From the beautiful, flowing robes of General Leia Organa to the uniforms of an entire squadron of resistance fighters—not to mention the striking red armor of the Praetorian Guard—the costumes in Star Wars: The Last Jedi are an out-of-this-world affair. But perhaps one of the most stylish and eye-popping accomplishments for veteran costume designer…

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How Did They Do That? Creating the Sounds For Porgs and Fathiers

By Jim Frye

Mos Eisley spaceport, that “wretched hive of scum and villainy,” provided one of the most iconic scenes from the original Star Wars: A New Hope. Audiences were captivated by all the different creatures that had gathered there for cold drinks, socializing, and avoiding any “Imperial entanglements.” In the immortal words of Obi-Wan Kenobi, it was…

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Most Impressive Star Wars Holiday Cards

A 40-year-old tradition, the first Lucasfilm holiday card was sent the same year the world first met Luke, Leia, and Han. Over time, the cards have featured fan favorites from throughout the saga, including R2-D2, C-3PO, and even Jabba the Hutt! In the spirit of the season, our friends from a galaxy not so far, far away shared some of their favorites with us below……

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Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma, and D23 Members Celebrate Star Wars: The Last Jedi

By D23 Team

Not long ago in a galaxy not so far, far away, D23 Gold Members took to the Walt Disney Studios lot for an unforgettable night celebrating the debut of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

The evening began with a cocktail hour, featuring a signature cocktail (Kylo Red) and wine from Skywalker Vineyards. Guests were treated to a two-course meal, after…

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