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    Rumor has it that tha DL execs are so excited about the success of Jedi Training Academy that they are pushing for the much talked about project to open in '08. With '07 marking the 20th aniversary of StarTours (the 30th for StarWars), it makes perfect sense that we may hear an official announcement of the ride this year. Lucas himself mentioned the project in '05 at "Celebration III" held at the Indiana convention center. http://www.comingsoon.net/news/topnews.php?id=9301

    With today's technology, a new film could be quite breath taking and mind blowing. Wouldn't it be great if the buzz that was going a year or so ago about multiple endings should prove to be true?!.
    Last edited by Ride Warrior; 03-09-2007, 04:34 PM.
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    Re: Jedi Escourting Star Tours 2 To Tomorrowland

    This would be a dream come true... but I wont hold my breath until I see something in print about it.

    Star tours is one of my fav's, but it is quite old.



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      Star tours is so eclipsed by attractions like Soaring I really have trouble seeing why they keep it around. Even if they add HD video and multiple endings it's still going to seem (to me at least) like a sad little shadow of Soaring.
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        Originally posted by Moonliner View Post
        Star tours is so eclipsed by attractions like Soaring I really have trouble seeing why they keep it around. Even if they add HD video and multiple endings it's still going to seem (to me at least) like a sad little shadow of Soaring.

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          Make no mistake. If George Lucas really wants to do something (and he does, Star Tours' dated image is reflecting poorly on the franchise) he will do it. The clout and influence he weilds, as well as his determination, will see it done so. At celebration III, he said it would get an overhaul soon, not could. Likewise, I'm sure Disney wants to do something with the attraction, which sadly sports technology that was in every shopping mall in the country a couple years later, and barely ever commands more than a 5 minute wait, even in attraction-starved Tomorrowland.
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            I would be so excited to see this ride get a revamp. Now dont get me wrong, I loved that ride when I was little but it just doesnt do it for me anymore, and I LOVE Star Wars! I just think it needs some serious updating

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              Originally posted by jimmay View Post
              Make no mistake. If George Lucas really wants to do something (and he does, Star Tours' dated image is reflecting poorly on the franchise) he will do it. The clout and influence he weilds, as well as his determination, will see it done so. At celebration III, he said it would get an overhaul soon, not could. Likewise, I'm sure Disney wants to do something with the attraction, which sadly sports technology that was in every shopping mall in the country a couple years later, and barely ever commands more than a 5 minute wait, even in attraction-starved Tomorrowland.
              I agree, if George Lucas really wants this he's going to do whatever he can to make it the best out there.
              And you know damn well he'll have a say in it.

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                I've been in favor of the new ride film for years. Star Wars is as popular as ever. Best capitalize on it while they still can.

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                • #9
                  Re: Jedi Escourting Star Tours 2 To Tomorrowland

                  This has been an ongoing rumor for a decade, if not longer. I saved a newspaper article about TL 98's opening from May 17th of that year, and in the diagram of the land, over Star Tours it says:



                  I don't doubt that the right potential and the right people to do it are all there, but until I hear it from a press release or from Al, I'll only expect "first flights."
                  Last edited by 2DieFR; 03-09-2007, 02:53 PM.

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                    Wouldn't it be fun if they played the old film on the anniversary of it's opening every year if it was replaced

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                      '07 is Star Wars 30th. Star Tours 20th.

                      Originally posted by Ride Warrior View Post
                      Rumor has it that tha DL execs are so excited about the success of Jedi Training Academy that they are pushing for the much talked about project to open in '08. With '07 marking the 20th aniversary of StarWars, it makes perfect sense that we may hear an official announcement of the ride this year. Lucas himself mentioned mentioned the project in '05 at "Celebration III" held at the Indiana convention center. http://www.comingsoon.net/news/topnews.php?id=9301

                      With today's technology, a new film could be quite breath taking and mind blowing. Wouldn't it be great if the buzz that was going a year or so ago about multiple endings should prove to be true?!.

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                        I'd love if if the Star Tours got an update. I really expected it a lot sooner when the newer movies came out, but late is better than never!

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                          By reading the title, I was hoping that they would have a cast member dressed up as a jedi riding star tours with you. It would make a great year of a million dreams prize. Wouldn't it be great if Chewie or some ewoks rode the ride with you like in the safety video?
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                            Re: Jedi Escourting Star Tours 2 To Tomorrowland

                            Originally posted by TheDude View Post
                            This would be a dream come true... but I wont hold my breath until I see something in print about it.

                            Star tours is one of my fav's, but it is quite old.
                            Asdated as it is, people the world over still enjoyed it. My niece and nephews are hard core roller coaster fanatics, I they got a thrill out of StarTours when they road the attraction for the first time a couple of years ago.

                            For those of us that have rode the ride into the ground, a change will be more than welcome...for most.

                            Originally posted by fo'c's'le swab View Post

                            "Do not underestimate the power of The Force"
                            "Do you guys hear that breathing sound, too, or is it just me?"
                            :lmao: Nothing more frightening than a heavy breathing Sith Lord. Any new SW ride will incorporate technologies that will blow most everything else out of the universe...elements of Soaring's tech may even be incorporated into it.

                            Originally posted by jimmay View Post
                            Make no mistake. If George Lucas really wants to do something (and he does, Star Tours' dated image is reflecting poorly on the franchise) he will do it. The clout and influence he weilds, as well as his determination, will see it done so. At celebration III, he said it would get an overhaul soon, not could. Likewise, I'm sure Disney wants to do something with the attraction, which sadly sports technology that was in every shopping mall in the country a couple years later, and barely ever commands more than a 5 minute wait, even in attraction-starved Tomorrowland.
                            I think that we will experience virtual holography in a way unparraled. Lucas is an innovater extraordinaire...and VERY determined to develop unique products.

                            President Kennedy arguably promoted the NASA space program more than any other American president...before or since. I'll never forget his imortal words, "I dream things that never were and say, "Why not?"

                            Originally posted by Dustysage View Post
                            I've been in favor of the new ride film for years. Star Wars is as popular as ever. Best capitalize on it while they still can.

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                            Originally posted by phruby View Post
                            By reading the title, I was hoping that they would have a cast member dressed up as a jedi riding star tours with you. It would make a great year of a million dreams prize. Wouldn't it be great if Chewie or some ewoks rode the ride with you like in the safety video?
                            What a fantastic idea. This may well be a future possibility realized.

                            Padme's the one that I would like to ride with...but I'd likely have to settle for a Wooki. Perhaps, during a soft opening we'll all get a "Wooki". :lol:
                            Last edited by Ride Warrior; 03-10-2007, 01:07 PM.
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                              Re: Jedi Escourting Star Tours 2 To Tomorrowland

                              Originally posted by Moonliner View Post
                              Star tours is so eclipsed by attractions like Soaring I really have trouble seeing why they keep it around. Even if they add HD video and multiple endings it's still going to seem (to me at least) like a sad little shadow of Soaring.
                              I personally hate Soaring... so cheesy! I cant be the only one who would prefer Star Tours over Soaring any day.
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