Disney Star Wars Celebration VI Panels, Exclusives Announced

Star Wars Celebration VI Disney exclusives Vinylmation and Die CastThe official StarWarsCelebration.com website for Celebration VI, being held August 23 – 26, 2012 at the Orange County convention center in Orlando, FL has been updated with participation information from Disney Parks and Resorts.

In addition to anticipated items such as new Droid Factory pieces and the second series of Star Wars Vinylmation, Disney Theme Park merchandise (booth 331) has announced at least two show exclusives (pictured above).  The Princess Leia Hologram Vinylmation figure is a show-exclusive variant, limited to an edition size of 2,500 pieces and retails for $18.95. Also available will be a limited edition die-cast set celebrating the 25th anniversary of Star Tours. The set features both the Starspeeder 3000 and the Starspeeder 1000 and will be priced at 19.95.

D-Tech.Me will be represented at booth 341, where the ‘Carbon Freeze Me’ experience will return, allowing participants to have their facial features included in an 8″ Han Solo-esque carbonite figure for $99.95 as well as print on-demand iPhone 4/4S cases featuring Star Wars and Disney artwork for $36.95 per case.

Panels involving Disney theme parks include:

Disney Parks & Star Wars – This is where the Magic Begins (Thursday, 3 – 4 pm, Room W414 ABCD)
Be among the first to get a sneak peek into what new exclusives will be coming from the Disney Parks in 2012 and 2013. You will also take an inside look behind the magic at how Disney Parks creates exclusive Star Wars merchandise, with insights from Brad Schoeneberg and Cody Hampton of Disney’s creative development team.

The New Star Tours: The Adventures Continue (Saturday, 3 – 4 pm, Room W414 ABCD)
Description: Before you take your next trip on the Starspeeder 1000, you’ll want to check out this panel that goes behind the scenes with the wizards at Walt Disney Imagineering and Industrial Light & Magic. Bill George and Steven F. Spiegel will reveal what it took to relaunch the hit attraction in 3D, and what secrets the amazing ride through the galaxy may hold.

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