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D23 Expo News: Star Wars Battlefront II: Behind The Story Trailer

The official SA EA Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Star Wars Battlefront II.  The trailer was first shown during the D23 Expo and features a behind the scenes look of making the game.  Star Wars Battlefront II will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Steam on November 17.


D23 Expo 2017: Exclusive Star Wars Elite Premium Figures Revealed

The Nerdist has recently revealed new Star Wars Elite Premium figures that will be exclusive releases at this year’s D23 Expo. For those who are unaware, the Star Wars Elite Premium figures are a set of figures that are roughly 10.25-11.50 inches in scale with over 30 points of articulation. The exclusive sets include: Jyn Erso & Director Orsen Krennic Princess Leia & Darth Vader Rey & Unmasked Kylo Ren Each set will retail for $79.95 and will be limited to 1,000 copies and will be released in a special dual styled box. Each set will alsoRead More


Official Images: Star Wars Forces of Destiny Products

Yakface has recently posted new official images of the upcoming Star Wars Forces of Destiny products.  The dolls are stated to release on August 1. The new official product images include: Rey from Jakku Sabine Wren Deluxe Endor Adventure Set (Princess Leia with Wicket the Ewok)    


Ron Howard to Direct Han Solo Film

Lucasfilm has recently announced the Ron Howard will be taking directorial duties for the Han Solo standalone film. Kathleen Kennedy had this to say about the announcement. “At Lucasfilm, we believe the highest goal of each film is to delight, carrying forward the spirit of the saga that George Lucas began forty years ago,” said Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm. “With that in mind, we’re thrilled to announce that Ron Howard will step in to direct the untitled Han Solo film. We have a wonderful script, an incredible cast and crew, and the absolute commitment toRead More


SDCC 2017: Star Wars Funko Pop SDCC Exclusives Revealed

Funko has updated their official blog with the reveals of their Star Wars SDCC 2017 exclusive Funko Pops. Funko will be releasing the following Funko Pops at SDCC 2017: Pop! Star Wars: Rogue One – Bodhi Rook Pop! Star Wars: Rogue One – Combat Assault Tank Trooper Pop! Star Wars: 6″ Supreme Leader Snoke (Glow-in-the-Dark) Pop! Star Wars: Holographic Princess Leia & R2-D2


Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi Vanity Fair Covers Revealed

The official Vanity Fair magazine website has updated with the reveal of four new magazine covers that feature Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. The covers feature several of the new outfits for the returning cast including a first full look at Rose, played by Kelly Marie Tran.  Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi will premiere in theaters on December, 15, 2017.    Personally I think that Vanity did a great tribute to Carrie Fisher and I hope she has a great final role in the upcoming film.   


Marvel Announces Mace Windu Comic Mini-Series

The official Star Wars website has updated with the reveal that Marvel will be releasing a new Star Wars comic mini-series this August.  The five issue miniseries titled “, Star Wars: Jedi of the Republic — Mace Windu,” will star the Jedi hero, Mace Windu. The series will take place after the start of the Clone Wars.  The story will be written by Matt Owens and illustrated by Denys Cowan. Marvel provided a short synopsis for the miniseries. For over a thousand generations, the Jedi have been the peacekeepers of the galaxy…but now, at the dawn of the Clone Wars, they find themselvesRead More


New Star Wars Funko Products Revealed – Mystery Minis, Funko Pops, & More

Funko has updated their official blog with the reveal of some new products they will be releasing in the near future based on the Star Wars franchise. First, they unveiled a new line of Mystery Minis that will be released this August.   The mystery mini set will include: Grand Moff Tarkin Jawa C-3PO Stormtrooper Ben Kenobi Han Solo Chewbacca Ponda Boba Darth Vader Leia Organa Luke Skywalker Hammerhead Alien Snaggletooth Greedo Shadow Trooper Next, a new wave of the Galactic Plushies were revealed.  The second wave of the plushies will be released this July. TheRead More


Doctor Aphra Wins Star Wars 3.75 Inch Vintage Collection Fan Vote

As the Star Wars Day festivities continue, fans of the 3.75 Inch Vintage Collection will be in for a treat in 2018 as the winner of the fan vote was none other than Doctor Aphra.   For those who are aren’t familiar with the character, Doctor Chelli Lona Aphra is a new character that was introduced in the modern Marvel’s Star Wars comics.  She made her debut in Marvel’s Darth Vader comic series in 2016 and quickly became a fan favorite character in the new expanded universe. Seeing as I just recently finished the main Vader story about a monthRead More


Star Wars 3.75 Inch Vintage Collection Poll Now Live

The official Star Wars website has updated with the official poll for the next Star Wars 3.75 Inch Vintage Collection.  For those who are unaware Hasbro announced that the 3.75 Inch Vintage Collection will be making it’s return to stores in 2018. The fan poll choices include: Doctor Aphra [Modern Marvel Star Wars Comics] Sim Aloo [Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi] Saelt-Marae (Yak-face) [Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi] Ahsoka Tano [Star War Rebels] ARC Trooper Fives [Star Wars The Clone Wars] Emperor Palpatine [Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi] The poll willRead More


Star Wars Episode IX & Next Indiana Jones Sequel Premiere Dates Announced

The official Star Wars website has updated with the announcement of premiere dates for Star Wars Episode XI and the next Indiana Jones.    Star Wars Episode XI will premiere on May 24, 2019.  The film will be directed by Colin Trvorrow and will be the final film in the new Star Wars trilogy. The fifth chapter of the Indiana Jones films will premiere on July 10, 2020.  The film will be once again directed by Steven Spielberg and will feature Harrison Ford once again as Indiana Jones. No other details are confirmed at this time time so stay tuned for updates.  


SWCO 2017: Toys-R-Us Exclusive Star Wars 6 Inch Black Series Clone Commander Gree Revealed

Hasbro has announced during their panel at Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 that they will be releasing a Star Wars 6 Inch Black Series Commander Gree. The figure will retail for $24.99 and will be available exclusively at Toys-R-Us this Summer.    


SWCO 2017: Star Wars Forces Of Destiny Toyline Announced

Disney and Hasbro has announced at Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 that they are teaming up to create a new toyline called Star Wars Forces of Destiny.   The toyline will be accompanied by a micro series of shorts focusing on several of the main female heroes of the franchise.  Some of the characters include Princess Leia, Sabine Wren, Jyn Erso, Rey, and more.  The series will launch on Disney’s official Youtube channel in July and a two part TV special including eight new shorts will air on the Disney Channel this Fall. Disney and Lucasfilm Celebrate Iconic Heroes from a Galaxy Far, FarRead More


LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Season 2 Trailer Streamed

The official Star Wars Youtube channel has updated with the first trailer for Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Season Two.  The new season will feature the Lego Freemakers as they finally join the rebel alliance and meet up with familiar faces.   The Empire will also gain a new alley in the form of Palpatine’s own creation, M-OC.  The second season of Lego Star Wars: Freemakers Adventures will premiere on Disney XD this Summer. Get a sneak peek at what’s to come in the second season of LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures! At the end of the firstRead More


Star Wars Rebels “Showdown With Thrawn” Trailer Streamed

The official Star Wars Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Star Wars Rebels.  The latest trailer features some of the events of the Season 3 finale and it looks like the Rebels are going to need a miracle to get out this one.  The Season 3 finale titled “, Zero Hour, ” will be a two part event that will this Saturday at 8:30 P.M. EST/PST on Disney XD.