Star Wars Resistance

JUST ANNOUNCED: Star Wars Resistance to Kick Off High-Flying Second Season in Fall 2019

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Have you joined the Resistance? The out-of-this-galaxy animated series Star Wars Resistance, set in the Star Wars universe just before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, will return for a second season on Disney Channel in fall 2019.

The series follows Kazuda Xiono (“Kaz”), a young pilot recruited by the Resistance for a top-secret…

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The Mandalorian

JUST ANNOUNCED: Pedro Pascal Revealed as the Deadly Gunfighter of The Mandalorian

By D23 Team

Ever since news broke about The Mandalorian, the first-ever Star Wars live-action series, we’ve been waiting with bated breath to hear more updates about this highly anticipated series. Today, our excitement has jumped to lightspeed with Lucasfilm’s announcement of a star-studded cast joining the Star Wars universe.

Pedro Pascal (Narcos) has been…

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news briefs 12/6

Golden Globe Nominations and New Captain Marvel Trailer—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Get the scoop on Disney’s Golden Globe nods and see more of Carol Danvers in action… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

The Walt Disney Studios Celebrates its Golden Globe® Nominations!

We’re about to head into the always enjoyable “awards season”—when so many of our favorite TV…

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Disney+

New Star Wars and Marvel Series Coming to Disney+ Streaming Service

By Beth Deitchman

There’s breaking news from across the worlds of Disney, beginning with Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment. Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger just revealed during a live audio webcast of Disney’s fiscal full year and fourth quarter 2018 financial results that the name of Disney’s new direct-to-consumer streaming service is…

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Wreck-It Ralph 2

Meet KnowsMore in New Ralph Breaks the Internet Clip—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Ralph and Vanellope meet an Internet know-it-all, and Captain Marvel prepares to board Disney Cruise Line… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Ralph and Vanellope Meet KnowsMore in Brand-New Clip

We don’t know about you, but we’re as excited as those screaming goats of the world wide…

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news briefs 10/3

Now Casting Spells: Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Freeform gets into the spooky spirit this month, and we have the scoop on ABC’s upcoming celebration of Mickey’s 90th… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween: Scaring Up a Month of Fun!

Well, friends, it seems that nine full months of 2018 are now in…

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Disney transportation

Vacuums, Beds, Hats, Oh My! These Disney Icons Traveled in Style

By Karina Schink

We all know that getting around isn’t always the easiest of tasks, and sometimes you wish you had just a sprinkle of pixie dust to make it a bit easier. Well, we can all take a page out of the books of these ingenious Disney characters who found, let’s say, some unique ways to get to where they were going.

Vacuum (Hocus Pocus)
Things…

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Vader Immortal

ILMxLAB Announces Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series for Oculus Quest

By Beth Deitchman

The force is strong with the newly announced Oculus Quest. Today ILMxLAB—Lucasfilm’s immersive entertainment division—revealed the title of their highly anticipated virtual reality project, set to launch on Oculus Quest in 2019. Vicki Dobbs Beck, ILMxLAB Executive in Charge, and award-winning Writer and Executive Producer David S. Goyer…

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R2-D2

R2-D2 Takes You on a Tour of Lucasfilm’s Amazing Collection

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Star Wars fans, get ready to go light speed to San Francisco! We experienced an amazing tour of Lucasfilm’s enormous collection of props, costumes, and models from 40-plus years of cinema. What better guide to walk (er, roll) us through a tour than the galaxy’s favorite astromech droid, R2-D2? Join us as R2-D2 shows us some of the…

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Solo: A Star Wars Story

The Unexpected Practical Effect Behind Solo: A Star Wars Story’s Fort Ypso

By D23 Team

To create the mysterious Fort Ypso, director of photography Bradford Young utilized stunning practical effects, including on-set lighting that provided the perfect ambiance for scoundrels and rogues to cause intergalactic trouble. Find out more on how he created the cinematography in the clip below, and discover additional behind-the-scenes details when…

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