D23 Expo – Thursday, July 13, Roundup

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D23 Expo: An artist rendering of a “Star Wars Land” concept. (Disney)

Details of Disney’s Upcoming “Star Wars Lands” Revealed

While many of you were asleep, Disney D23 Expo began its onslaught on the pop culture world.

One of the most anticipated conventions in recent memory, the expectation level on the Expo floor will rival that of Comic Con and Star Wars Celebration, but with much less in the way of prior knowledge of what-the-heck is coming down the ramp.

However, and thanks to an early press screening, Disney Park and Saga fans already got a glimpse of Disney’s Star Wars-themed additions to Disneyland in Anaheim, California and Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

First Look at A Galaxy of Stories

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Writer/reporter Amy Ratcliffe, contributor to StarWars.com, Nerdist, and IGN (and one of the co-hosts of Lattes With Leia) hit the bullseye with the blaster with her one-word synopsis of her feelings on the Star Wars Land model.

Germain Lussier of io9 held similarly succinct sentiments.

Last night, Corey kept tabs on everything Star Wars at D23 Expo as the rope dropped on the “Star Wars Land” exhibit. Read more…

What a Ride?

Pictures and video of a possible ride video found their way to the net, as well.

Meanwhile, the details of the exhibit hit social media, as other reporters started tweeting and Disney’s PR people got in on the action. Read more…

Disney D23 Expo Exclusives

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Finally, Nerdist revealed three very cool limited edition D23 Star Wars Premium Elite Series sets. Read more…

Be sure to keep your browser on MSW for the latest from Disney D23 Expo in Anaheim. JB

 

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A graduate of Boston and Northeastern universities, John Bishop became the beat reporter for BostonBruins.com prior to the B’s 2006-07 hockey season. While with the Bruins, “Bish” traveled North America and Europe to cover the Black & Gold’s every move via laptop, blog, and smart phone. The co-author of two books, Bygone Boston and Full 60 to History: The Inside Story of the 2011 Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins, John covered the XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver in 2010 and the B’s 2011 championship run and banner raising before taking a faculty/communications position at a prep school outside Boston in 2013. He lives with his wife Andrea and sons Jack, Scott, and Luke in central Massachusetts.

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