Hasbro has revealed their next The Black Series figures offered up on classic card backs. This time, we get 4 figures from The Clone Wars (Clone Pilot Hawk, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and ARC Trooper Echo), packaged on the original The Clone Wars card backs. StarWars.com has the full story! These will all be Target exclusives and retail for $24.99.
Star Wars Celebration might have been canceled this year, but it looks like some of the planned exclusives are still going forward. StarWars.com gives us a look at some of the exclusives (soon to be available) from Diamond Select Toys, Kotobukiya, and more. Click here for the full article.
Also of note, you can now visit (and order from) the Star Wars Celebration store featuring what would have been available in Anaheim this past week.
StarWars.com has opened up audience choice voting in categories of long video, short video, photography, and visual art. One of our frequent readers/commenters Matthew C. has a photo in the final voting stages, which must be quite exciting! I’ve had that specific photo on my work desktop background for some time, so I appreciate that it is getting some official recognition. Be sure to check out some of the remarkable entries here, and cast your vote today! Click through for more action figure photo submissions in the finals. Full Story
A preview for Timothy Zahn’s upcoming novel Thrawn: Alliances, which focuses on Grand Admiral Thrawn and Darth Vader, was released yesterday. Head over to StarWars.com to check out an excerpt from the upcoming novel and get a first look at the San Diego Comic Con exclusive cover that features Anakin Skywalker and Thrawn.
It was announced on The Star Wars Show that Star Wars Celebration is heading to Chicago for its twentieth anniversary in 2019. The event will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago on April 11-15, 2019. Tickets will go on sale June 5 at noon CST at starwarscelebration.com. Head over to StarWars.com for all of the details!
You have to wonder if the voting has been hacked when The Last Jedi is beating out The Empire Strikes Back in a poll where StarWars.com is soliciting fan feedback for the best Star Wars film. Here we go again! Special thanks to our friends at Bantha Skull for alerting us to this May the 4th poll. We didn’t even know it existed!
NOTE: In case the results change after posting this article, The Last Jedi was leading the result with 30%. The Empire Strikes Back was the next highest film at 26%.
The Official Star Wars social media feeds teased a new Solo trailer last night. Can we expect tickets to also go on sale?
Dear Canada, you can now place your order for Jabba’s Sail Barge through HasLab! StarWars.com exclusively revealed that the Sail Barge will now be available for Canadian residents as well. Go and back the Barge! StarWars.com just posted an article that contains the exciting reveal in addition to a fantastic interview with Steve Evans and Joe Ninivaggi. The interview provides an in-depth look at HasLab, the creative process, and the Sail Barge itself. Click through to read the full article!
Lucasfilm has announced that Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will write and produce a new series of Star Wars films. This new series of films will be separate from both the episodic Skywalker films and the new trilogy that is being developed by Rian Johnson. Benioff and Weiss will begin working on the new series of films “as soon as the final season of Game of Thrones is complete.” Head over to StarWars.com to read the full statements from Kathleen Kennedy, Benioff, and Weiss. What are your thoughts regarding this latest announcement? Let us know!
Before he battled with the Ghost crew on Star Wars Rebels. Before he was Grand Admiral. He was just Thrawn. And we’ll soon see his story in comic-book form. StarWars.com has an exclusive sneak preview of the upcoming comic!
In the lead up to the new trailer, StarWars.com has revealed the theatrical poster for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Click through to check it out! What do you think? How does it compare to previous posters? Let us know!
The Star Wars Show revealed today that Star Wars Rebels season three will arrive on Blu-Ray and DVD on August 29th. For the first time, audio commentaries will be available on select episodes. Other bonus features will focus on the Grand Admrial Thrawn’s introduction, Maul’s fate, and the return of Saw Gerrera. Head over to StarWars.com for the full list of bonus features!
In a stunning development, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will no longer direct the upcoming Han Solo standalone film. They have departed the project over creative differences with Lucasfilm. The search for a new director is underway. Head over to StarWars.com to read the full statements from Kathleen Kennedy and Lord and Miller.
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