Porsche and Lucasfilm co-designed a new starfighter for the Star Wars universe

Porsche and Lucasfilm co-designed a new starfighter for the Star Wars universe

Porsche typically concerns itself with terrestrial vehicle designs, but for a new project it worked with Lucasfilm designers in collaboration on a new starfighter for the Star Wars universe. The starfigher, called the Tri-Wing S-91x Pegasus, obviously doesn’t exist in full-scale flyable form, but it is being built out as Read more…

Real X-Wings took flight at Disney’s new Star Wars ride grand opening thanks to Boeing

Boeing might be taking the last crucial steps to prepare for its first crewed Starliner capsule spaceflight, but it’s also busy turning sci-fi into reality right here on Earth – by helping Disney build X-Wing large-scale starfighters to celebrate the opening of the ‘Rise of the Resistance’ ride at Disney Read more…

Disney’s cringe-worthy Baby Yoda merch goes on sale

Disney’s cringe-worthy Baby Yoda merch goes on sale

Who could have guessed an adorable, big-eyed baby Star Wars alien would have generated a ton of demand for toys? Apparently not Disney, which today started to sell merchandise based on The Child from new Disney+ show The Mandalorian, commonly known as “Baby Yoda”. The shirts, bags, mugs, and phone Read more…

Star Wars and Marvel content is most popular among Disney+ trial users, report finds

Star Wars and Marvel content is most popular among Disney+ trial users, report finds

Early adopters of Disney+ are mostly watching Marvel and Star Wars movies and TV shows, according to a new third-party report by SimilarWeb out today. The analytics firm measured Disney+ usage in its debut market, the Netherlands, where the service went live for a trial run back in September ahead Read more…

ZOMG there’s a new ‘The Mandalorian’ trailer (now with more Werner Herzog)

ZOMG there’s a new ‘The Mandalorian’ trailer (now with more Werner Herzog)

There’s probably no more hotly anticipated series from any new streaming service than “The Mandalorian” on Disney+ — and now the good folks at Disney have given us a new trailer to hypothesize about. There’s more action, more world-building, and much much more Werner Herzog (who could ask for anything Read more…

The Void’s Curtis Hickman on scaling, creative IP and the future of VR experiences

The Void’s Curtis Hickman on scaling, creative IP and the future of VR experiences

What can you do with virtual reality when you have complete control of the physical space around the player? How “real” can virtual reality become? That’s the core concept behind The Void. They take over retail spaces in places like Downtown Disney and shopping malls around the country and turn Read more…