New Star Tours film in production?
Written by Robert Niles
There's a report that Lucasfilm is now shooting footage for a new version of the Star Tours film for the Disney theme parks.Tweet
/film reports that yesterday was the third day of filming in the L.A. area for the production.
Our source reveals that the revamp will incorporate prequel characters (like Naboo citizens and Geonosians) along with many aliens from the original trilogy (Aqualish. Bith, Rodians, etc). In the action sequence, the Star Tours vehicle is now going to be chased by Boba Fett. C3PO and R2-D2 are still the hosts, and Anthony Daniels will be recording his parts this week. Admiral Ackbar holographically communicates with the Star Tours vehicle.
This isn't going to be a podrace, but another deep space chase, according to this report. No word on a debut date, though 2011 has been rumored in the past (40th anniversary of
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