Lucasfilm working on overhaul for Star Wars ride, Star Tours

6 05 2009


Codenamed “LODESTAR,” there’s a secret LucasFilm shoot going on right now that would have anyStar Wars fan wishing they could be a fly on the wall. That’s because the likes of Boba Fett, Admiral “It’s A Trap!” Ackbar, Tusken raiders and man-behind-the-‘bot Anthony Daniels, who brought C-3PO to life, are all in attendance. The part of me that rode this ride countless times a child is excited for more Star Wars content, but I’m a bit nervous thinking about how much of the revamp will feel like the prequels, whereas Star Tours right now is indisputably seated in the original trilogy. (The ride hasn’t changed since it opened in 1987, after all.)





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